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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2010
rayharney Cheadle, United Kingdom
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cheadle, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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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Louisville KY
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8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2010

We met my parents on the 2nd week of their 2 week rental at Royal Palm Beach. They had been moved next door from their original room mid stay, apparently in quite a rush with no warning. They were told that there were 3 levels of importance at this resort- owners, time sharers and renters. Since they were time sharers... More

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2010

I read many reviews posted here and on several other websites pertaining to this resort. I found them helpful, but I also try to keep an open mind. Upon arriving, I was pleasantly surprised. The outside of the resort looked to be very well maintained. The front desk is in an open-air lobby and the staff operates on island time,... More

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Seaford, Delaware
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2010

Good location, many restaurants and bars within walking distance. Fairly nice beach, a lot of shells until you get out from shoreline. The hotel was very nice we had a two bedroom. The kitchen was well stocked with quality appliances. The bedrooms had private baths very nice. No signs of bed bugs as previously reported. Everything was clean and well... More

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Havre de Grace, MD
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2010

Let me begin by saying, that a hotel does not a vacation make! When I go on vacation, most of my time is spent outside of the hotel/resort. This being said, I like for the time that I am at the hotel to be pleasant and enjoyable. During my recent stay at the Royal Palm Beach Resort, it was the... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2010

A group of 4 stayed at the Royal Palm Beach Resort from September 3rd to September 6th and it was a great experience. We stayed in a two bedroom two bath unit on the 4th floor. No complaint other than the water pressure in the master bathroom was weak at times. No big deal, just longer showers. The property was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2010

We stayed for one week on the third floor in a large two bed/two bathroom apartment. All rooms overlook the bay and you can sit on your balcony having a drink or taking your meals and watch movements within the bay. It is just lovely. Of course there are mosquitos - you are near the lagoon so the land is... More

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East Chicago, Indiana
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2010

We were biten by bugs! When we told the management and housekeeping about this, one of the housekeeping staff laughed and said, they were new mattresses.We replied hat difference did that make,as all four of us were biten(we had a 2 bedroom on the 4th floor. They did try to spray the room,but we felt that the staff and management... More

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White Marsh, Maryland
19 reviews 19 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2010

We really enjoyed staying at the R.P. We had a 3 bedroom 1st floor end unit that was newly renovated. No signs of bed bugs as someone previously reported, and I checked thoroughly. I recommend the 1st floor because you can enter the beach directly from your unit. The other floors must come down to the lobby and go out... 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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