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Royal Palm Beach Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   115 Welfare Road, Cole Bay 3035, St Maarten-St Martin
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Cole Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2011
prizek Naperville, Illinois
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Naperville, Illinois
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2011

This was our 4th trip to St. Maarten and our 4th stay at the Royal Palm. We can't say enough about this island and this resort. It must be the best location on the island. Very close to everything...restaurants, Sunset Beach Bar (a must!), Maho, grocery stores. The resort is very clean and the staff so friendly. We stay in... More

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Salisbury, Massachusetts
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2011

Loved this place! The rooms were perfect. The entire walls opened up to a gorgeous view of the sea. We shut the a/c off and left the windows open the entire time. The location is great too. Across the street from some restaurants and nightlife. Take a walk down the beach and check out the latin band that plays live... More

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2011

Beach has beautiful white sand. Has a dishwasher. Bathroom is a little tight, but clean! Includes wireless networking. Washing machine is free, but the dryer costs. When we were there the road in front was being worked on and this resort tore out their parking lot, but manager was on top of her game to make it as easy as... More

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25 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2010

We literally just returned from a week stay at the Royal Palm Beach Resort. We have a timeshare and traded a week with interval. We can't wait to go bsck! Upon arriving at the resort after catching a taxi from the airport, we were greeted by resort staff and a porter took our bag from the taxi to the reception... More

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Tarrytown, New York
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8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2010

We will definitely stay here again. The beach was nice and so was the pool area. Our unit was not ready when we got there, but we went to the bar (2 4 1) and when we returned, the maid has spent 2 hours cleaning our unit, which when she finished was spotless. I think there were pigs in the... More

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Hilmar, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2010

We just returned from a stay at the Royal Palm Beach Resort and we had a great time. I would say that the resort was exactly what I expected based upon the general consensus of the reviews I read in advance. The rooms are very roomy and comfortable and our view was spectacular. We loved the close proximity to the... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2010

Wow, where do I start? I have traveled immensely and never felt compelled to write a review until now. We had a 2 week stay (late Sept '10-early Nov '10). The resort is old, the common areas unkept and tiny... and no landscaping (unless you consider a half dead palm tree in a pot full of cigarette butts and other... More

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Galena, IL
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2010

Four of us spent the week of November 14-21 at the Royal Palms. We're all in our sixties. The resort is not new, but the rooms seem to have been updated recently. Located on the beach, all rooms are a stone's throw from the bay and face the water-a huge plus for me! I'll use categories to better organize this.... More

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Cheadle, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2010

stayed on 4th floor overlooking pool,had a great view of the beach and ocean,rooms are fair sized with full cooking facilities but we ate out every night as the location had many restaurants on doorstep.overall the hotel catered pretty well for us as there was only 2 people so we had enough towels. as diamond members we felt a bit... More

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Rockville Centre, New York
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2010

We just got back from a week at the Royal Palm and loved it! The RP is much better than the Flamingo and Pelican resorts, where we have also stayed. We had a 2 BR suite on the first floor, which was ideal access to the beach. The suite was excellent - top quality amenities and very clean. The patio... More

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Address: 115 Welfare Road, Cole Bay 3035, St Maarten-St Martin
Location: Caribbean > St Maarten-St Martin > Sint Maarten > Cole Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Palm Beach Resort 3*
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Also Known As:
Royal Palm Beach Hotel Simpson Bay
Royal Palm St Maarten
Royal Palm Beach Club St Maarten

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