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Sea Palace Hotel

Front St 147, Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Webster, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Sea Palace in October 2014, two days after Hurricane Gonzalo blew through Sint Maarten. We were very pleased with the service level provided by the staff. While we received excellent service from all of the staff members, Eddy Chittc was a standout. The location is on the Great Bay beach. Complimentary beach chairs... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the sea palace fromm Sep27 - Oct 4. The room our friends had and our room was updated and just awesome. The view from the balcony cannot be beat. The staff Joe, Lissit, Eddy and the rest always made you feel welcome. Our week went too fast and can't wait to return. Thank you!

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Wellington, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at The Sea Palace this past Week Oct 4th - Oct 11th 2014, The rooms were huge with Direct Ocean Views from the Large Balcony. This Hotel is in the process of renovating but was very comfortable and steps from the beach. The staff was excellent and very attentive to all our needs. The one person... More

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Mystic CT
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

A mixed group of four mid 40's to early 50's women traveling on a “girls week” decided St. Maarten was where we wanted to try next. Three of us had been to St. Maarten for a cruise ship port of call but not for a whole week. We chose to stay at the Sea Palace because of the boardwalk and... More

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Yonkers, New York
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66 reviews 66 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Spent a week here 9/27-10/4. There were renovations going on ,not too noisy. I don't know what the renovations consisted of but hopefully they replaced the soiled chair seats in dining area,thry were not very appealing. Bed was not very comfortable;small things like broken toilet paper holder. Staff here are very helpful&friendly. Off season,not much going on at this end... More

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The staff at the Sea Palace was excellent. They helped us set up several of our outings while there, including calling to arrange a car rental for a day, and an awesome snorkeling trip (Eagle Tours, Eco-Tour; will be writing another review for that). I wish they had more experience with things around the island, but they had good advice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We loved the Sea Palace the location was perfect. It is in Phillipsburg not Simpson Bay so it is quite laid back. The staff could not have been friendlier, more helpful,more accomodating, or professional. They are our new friends. The roo was clean although in desperate need of a remodel ( maybe next year) The view from the huge balcony... More

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New York, NY
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Special THANKS to Joe, Lissette, Eddie, Hector, Noel, Michelin, Ondina and staff at the Sea Palace. The staff is very responsive to requests and concerns; they are also very friendly, hard-working and professional. Service with a smile indeed on the Friendly Island. We stayed in room 504 for 1 week, then room 302 for another week, both 1br/2ba. 504 has... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

My timeshare arranged a week long stay at the Sea Palace, 30 Aug-6 Sep 2014. The hotel is doing heavy construction and if you don't mind the hammering, jacksaw drilling, and constant construction noise, everyday, as early as 9 am and as late as 4:30 pm, or the outdated, but spacious rooms, then you will be fine. We had a... More

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Houston, Texas
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33 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This hotel is centrally located in the shopping area downtown on Front St. This is great for shopping (jewellery, electronics, souvenirs) as well as this is the location all cruise ships dock. However, after everything closes (i.e.around 5pm) the place is absolutely dead quiet. The better location to stay that I recommend which is closer to the airport, and has... More

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Address: Front St 147, Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
Location: Caribbean > St Maarten-St Martin > Sint Maarten > Philipsburg
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Number of rooms: 51
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Also Known As:
Sea Palace Philipsburg
Hotel Sea Palace
Sea Palace Hotel St Maarten-St Martin/Philipsburg

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