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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 of 5 stars
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Port Huron, Michigan
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70 reviews 70 reviews
18 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
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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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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89 reviews 89 reviews
24 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

...and while we look forward to revisiting some places, once was enough. The service was fine, the food delicious, the historic nature of the inn not as much as we had hoped for. It was fun to get our bottle of wine with what seemed to be a fire cracker attached to it.We enjoyed visiting the island and accomplished our... More 

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Skaneateles, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

My husband, daughter and I returned to Statia, the OGHouse and Golden Rock Dive Center again this year. We normally don't return to an island twice but because my husband was injured last year and the diving was sooo good, we decided to return. We really like the hotel. Not fancy, but quiet, quaint, and very clean. The dinners at... More 

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Oulton Broad, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
35 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

A poor hotel. Staff seem dis-interested and just 'going through the motions'. The rooms are of an old colonial style which is nice, very clean, but no with no facilities, no water, no coffee. TV signal is intermittent. The shower had no pressure whatsoever. I complained about this on check-out, but was met with a disinterested look and just an... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

The place has a lot of old world charm. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Our room was on the second of two floors which was a bit of a hike up the stairs. It had two beds; one king and one twin. While a small fridge was provided, it lacked a microwave and a room safe. Meals were provided... More 

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Cody, Wyoming
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Nothing negative can be said about Old Gin! The staff was perfect, everyone would stop and say hello, the grounds were gorgeous, the food was delicious, and the experience was wonderful. We stayed for a week and dove at Scubaqua and when we return there is no doubt we will return to Old Gin! Thank you for the wonderful week!

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