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Turquoise Shell Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   34 Simpson Bay Rd., Simpson Bay 00000, St Maarten-St Martin
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Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Simpson Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014
Holly816 Oklahoma City
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Oklahoma City
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15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Spent a night before going to our timeshare location. Arrived on the late AA plane from Miami.Breezed thru the airport in record time. Carter was waiting for us. The room is clean and arranged well. Carter even supplies a shopping bag and candles and matches, just in case the power goes out. The beach is right there. Stores and shops... More

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Titusville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Turquoise Shell Inn is the perfect get a way! Location on Simpson Bay is so beautiful. Location to the airport is great. also to visit Maho, Phillipsburg or the French side of the island. The rooms are very comfortable, clean, perfect island décor. I usually stay 7-10 days each year and always sad to leave. Wish it could be a... More

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Titusville, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Yes, I am lucky enough to say, this is my tenth year straight to have a great stay at the Turquoise Shell Inn. Each year is filled with with comfortable extremely clean rooms perfect for a Caribbean get away that just can not be topped any where. Simpson Bay is so lovely and peaceful. But there are many great restaurants... More

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36 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

From my first email to Carter, I knew we were staying in a good place. Another couple and my husband and I stayed here one night before we boarded our sailboat. Carson was very helpful with restaurants, local information, and he even has a wonderful supply of gently used books for the taking! The property cannot be seen readily from... More

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Fullerton, California
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8 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

My wife and I decided to stay at the TS Inn for several reasons. Our trip to the Dutch Antilles also included visits to the other islands of Saba and St. Eustatius, so we planned on staying at the Inn for the first few days of the vacation as well as the last couple days, therefore, we wanted to be... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This hotel is tucked off from the main road and is still right in the middle of great restaurants and other businesses, such as banks and grocery stores. The beach access is easy and beautiful at sunset. The accommodations are clean and comfortable. This is a great place to stay.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We had a great stay at the Turquoise Shell in. It's not the Four Seasons or the Westin, but if you are looking for a clean, comfortable place to stay with great proximity to everything in Simpson Bay, look no further.

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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I set up this rental for my brother, a medical student on Saba, and he had this to say: "Turquoise Shell Inn is very clean and comfortable, with a great walking-distance location to restaurants and easy access to the beach! Carter is exceptionally friendly, helpful, and welcoming. Rates are very reasonably priced. I recommend Turquoise Shell Inn to anyone. I... More

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TShellSxm, Owner at Turquoise Shell Inn, responded to this review

It is good to get feedback from guests, both good and bad. Nice to hear that this guest enjoyed their stay. I am also, happy to report, after much frustration with island vendors our Wi-Fi is back on track. Not the type you expect in North America but back to reliable "island" standards More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Carter works hard to make sure his guests are welcomed and taken care of. Great location, easy beach access, a clean and well run property. Thanks for a memorable stay. Hope to be back soon. Say hi to Jacob and Gregor for me and Justin

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9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

My husband and I stayed here between back to back cruises in March. We had arrived from Grenada with dirty clothes and wonderful Carter set us up with a local woman who would pick up our laundry and return it the same day for $10 per load. The location of this quaint in is a perfect location for walking to... More

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Address: 34 Simpson Bay Rd., Simpson Bay 00000, St Maarten-St Martin
Location: Caribbean > St Maarten-St Martin > Sint Maarten > Simpson Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Turquoise Shell Inn 2.5*
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Also Known As:
Turquoise Shell Hotel Simpson Bay
Turquoise Shell Simpson Bay
Turquoise Shell Inn St Maarten-St Martin/Simpson Bay

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