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Tamarind Hotel

Goldfinch Rd, Pt Blanche, Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
46 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We stayed here before and after a sailing cruise. Price was right and staff super friendly and helpful. Seems to be combo hotel/long term rental property. Nice basic rooms with kitchenette & balcony. Although close enough, wouldn't necessarily wish to walk back and forth to Front Street in the dark - for one thing, there aren't sidewalks the entire way... More

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Storrs, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Whether you travel alone or with a family, you will be pleased by the value of this hotel in Philipsburg! The grounds are kept beautifully, you are in walking distance to where the cruise ships dock, and you will not forget the incredibly friendly staff. If you are with your family, you can have a room with a kitchenette, a... More

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Decize, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Not super lux, but super comfortable and friendly. Staff is welcoming and very helpful. Spent a week there solo and used it as a base to tour the island by rental car and check out the beaches. Wasn't there for shopping so skipped Front Street in Philippsburg, but it's within walking distance if you are so-inclined. The room was spotless,... More

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frankfort,ky
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81 reviews 81 reviews
12 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This hotel was terrible. It is a series of efficiency rooms with minimum cooking facilities. The hotel also offers television if you are willing to pay a USD $10 deposit for the remote controll. That describes it all… Only for backpackers..it has no beach, no view; is in the midst of an industrial park, it is a terrible place to... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

If you're looking for a beachside hotel or a five-star all-inclusive, "this ain't it." Last year we stayed for a month; this year for six weeks; and we've booked another six weeks for next year. The Tamarind has its own charm that for us is a welcome relief - believe it or not - from the major corporate tourist structures... More

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

I stayed at the Tamarind for a night after my cruise on Island Windjammers, and would give it a less than stellar review. When we arrived, the clerk said they had no record of my reservation - even though I had the paperwork. While the room was spacious, only the bedroom had air conditioning. And finally, we were unable to... More

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Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

I stayed at the Tamarind hotel from 30 April 2013 until mid-July 2013 until I found my own apartment on Sint Maarten. The reception when I arrived was amazing. I have travelled around the world, stayed in many and the nicest hotels, but I never got such a reception as at this hotel. I was received with open arms by... More

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Austin, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Had the pleasure of spending a wonderful seven days at the Tamarind Hotel this past June, 2013. Mr. Paul Ingram, Henne, Mary as well as the staff, made the stay comfortable and enjoyable. The grounds are well kept and maintained as if in a botanical garden with the flowers in full bloom upon my arrival. Rooms are clean compact and... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

We lived in SXM for 6 yrs. I spent the last month at the Tamarind with 3 children as a little vaca before leaving. My only regret is not doing it sooner. It is a relaxed atmosphere. A real family place that didn't feel hotelish. More like a little community. We loved it. It is close enough to the action... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Just returned from a short break, 10 days, at The Tamarind, the booking was made at short notice and unfortunately the only room available was back onto the farm with the cockerel. However, this room, 12, must have better glazing than the others I've stayed in as I was not woken once by the cockerel. Barking dogs also seem to... More

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Address: Goldfinch Rd, Pt Blanche, Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
Location: Caribbean > St Maarten-St Martin > Sint Maarten > Philipsburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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