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Son en Breugel, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

The pros: This small aparthotel has great personal service. It is clean. The kitchen is complete enough to cook a nice meal. The rooms are spacious and the bed is very good. The AC is in the bedroom and works ok. The cons : The other ventilators were old and did not work that well. The room was a bit... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Inexpensive and a nice place to stay. The rooms come equipped with tools to make meals. The part I loved was the court yard, beautiful to sit out and great place to have meals. The air conditioning needs to be improved, it is warm. A nice swimming pool and lounge chairs. Awesome staff, friendly and so helpful.

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Turner Valey, Alberta
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243 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

This was our 6th year here and it gets harder to leave every time. The staff at L'Esperance make you feel so welcome they are better than family (depends on your family, lol). For a short stay it is amazing. For a long stay, there are challenges but with the economical price, you learn to work with it. The internet... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

This spotless Aparthotel is situated in a residential area of Philipsburg. You're staying in a quarter where the locals live. We preferred it to sleeping in the busy tourist area. Nevertheless across the street is a supermarket and 2 minutes driving away is a huge Grand Marché. The apartments are adequately furnished, have air conditioning, the double bed was very... More 

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Key West, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

We flew in a day before our cruise set sail and just needed an economical place to stay. Didn't want to spend the money on a resort that we wouldn't really be able to take advantage of. We did that for the night after returning from the cruise and turned out sorry we didn't stay here again (see other review... More 

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Southwest MO
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

Booked this hotel due to location and price. Very affordable for sxm. Good location to catch island buses. Near excellent grocery stores. Neighborhood is not as scenic as some would like, but my mother and I walked at night without problem. The staff were outstanding. Super friendly and helpful. Room very clean. Free parking a plus, too.

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Turner Valey, Alberta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This was our 5th year staying @ L'Esperance. You just can't beat the value. The rooms are very clean & the staff is incredible. They take pride in this little paradise as we have seen them updating rooms and painting. It is located in a quiet area which is a nice change from the hustle and bustle of Sint Maarten.... More 

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Willemstad, Curacao
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I have really not much to say, I loved every single bit of it, If u made your wifi-range a little bigger it would be excellent.The rooms self are spacious,its a bummer that there no near-by Restaurants,there is in either way a grocery store on a 5 minute walk distance,wich helped alot.Keep up the good job.

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

We arrived a few hours early to the hotel. After a brief wait, they graciously showed us to our room(201). Our room was a large efficiency with a bedroom. The bedroom had a door leading to an enclosed balcony that had a wonderful breeze. We were pleased with the room and staff. The only downside to this hotel is its... More 

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Nashville
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

My wife and I stayed here on our first night on the island. We arrived from the airport close to 10 p.m. and were looking for an affordable place to stay close to Phillipsburg before heading to the French side of the island for the remainder of our stay. At $90 for a one-night pitstop it was more than adequate.... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guests will experience traditional Creole hospitality in their choice of 22 air-conditioned suites. Hotel L'Esperance is set just below rolling hills. Landscaped gardens, a sundeck and swimming pool invite guests to relax in the Caribbean sun. All suites are equipped with kitchenettes, cable television, and telephones. ... more   less 

Additional Information about L'Esperance Hotel

Address: 4 Tiger Road | Cay Hill, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Location: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Sint Maarten > Philipsburg
Price Range: $116 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — L'Esperance Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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