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The Old Gin House

Oranjebaai 1, St. Eustatius
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful time here. The staff was amazing! One of the best dinners of my life. The room was comfortable bed/ac ect. Loved the pool and beach. The charm and history made my wife fall in love with the location. Staff went above and beyond to make us feel welcome. Great job old gin house!... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ended up at the Old Gin House by mistake while we were looking for a restaurant but liked the hotel so much that we left the one we were staying in and moved to the Old Gin House. I visited all the four hotels listed on Tripadvisor and I have to say that this is the only decent property... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went for a drink at the bar of the Old Gin restaurant with some friends. We paid 7.5 US dollars for (half) a glass of wine!!! How can they justify this? That is just crazy! It's not that this small island is like Paris or New York...

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PaulBoetekees, General Manager at The Old Gin House, responded to this review

Dear Overseas 18, First of all, we like to use (and enjoy!) good wine. While we understand that you may find the prices on the Island on the high side, please note that everything is brought in by ship or by plane from St. Maarten. It does make everything more costly. We hope you and your friends had a good... More 

Barre
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Stayed at the Old Gin House while diving with Scubaqua. Location is perfect; less than 100 yards from the dive shop and right near the water. The rooms were clean and the maintenance crew was constantly cleaning the grounds and pool. As you would expect on a small island, running water comes from a cistern so you will be drinking... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I was in Statia for scuba diving, and the hotel couldn't be more convenient for diving with Scuba Aqua. We had an ocean view room which was huge, with a living room and separate office area and literally right on the water. It was so relaxing to sit on the patio and to fall asleep to the crashing waves. Rooms... More 

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PaulBoetekees, Owner at The Old Gin House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice review! It's very welcoming to read that you appreciated the Island and its laid back atmosphere. We certainly hope to welcome you back! Kind regards, The Old Gin House Team More 

Port Huron, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Our dive group visited St. Eustatius the 2nd week of February, and elected to stay at the Old Gin House. The rooms were clean and the maintenance staff were very pleasant. The front desk was a hit or miss on friendliness. The lobby area was comfortable and cozy. The restaurant, however, is not equipped to handle a group of 22.... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I always stay here when on island. It is a historic place that is done up very nice. Small and personal service. The A/C runs cold and being from Texas this is what you love! The restaurant has great breakfast and lunch daily and the bar by the water is fun to hang out at. Some nights they have music... More 

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Bonaire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Part our business trip to Statia, I booked two rooms for two nights in this hotel using "booking.com". I received four emails to confirm; two for the correct dates and two for wrong dates. I emailed directly to the hotel informing them about this. Never received an email back or thank you. Upon arrival, they did not have our reservation... More 

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Athol, Idaho
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Nothing spectacular, best part of stay was the little oceanfront bar\restaurant. I question why people never smile, friendly customer service is not a common thing here or maybe not even on many of the islands. Ask for a blanket otherwise the sheet on your bed (thats all you get) will not provide constant comfort all night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I was sorry we only had the room for 2 nights book the room on the water it s a little more expensive but well worth it ! food and services all Number 1 !!!! a visit to the main town is a must specially the MUSEUM !!!! Best of the region.

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