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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pasanggrahan hotel: clean, location is great, staff is kind. The front office manager, Colbert, is the best! From check in to check out, she treated us as family and made us feel welcome. We got a free upgrade to a junior suite. Great view! You ask and they make it happen.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a beautiful experience. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable about the sites of the island and the service was excellent. The location is perfect. Shops in the front, the beach and the boardwalk in the back. Outstanding view of the sea, cruise ships, and the Island Sabo. Two types of rooms, our friends stayed in the newer section... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would I stay here again? If I were going to be doing Jewelry shopping that took time, yes. Otherwise, probably not. Big problem? To get this hotel you have to drive backwards on front street. If there's traffic, forget about it. They need hours the front street 'block' starts posted on the booking pages of all websites. Otherwise, might spend... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

This is a great value in a glorious spot downtown. Access directly to beach, pleasant rooms, old style colonial guest reception, good breakfasts and right on the main shopping street. Also, easy walk to bus for Marigot and short step to grocery store across from boardwalk. Very convenient and well-priced.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The history of the hotel influenced my decision to stay there, being one of oldest on Front Street. Our stay only lasted four nights, but we made the best of it. Upon arrival at the hotel, we were greeted by the front desk rep. The staff was overly courteous, warm and friendly. I felt right then and there that she... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Was fortunate to have stayed at this lovely hotel over the Fourth of July holiday. The hotel is located right on the beach in Philipsburg making it convenient to shopping and restaurants. The food at the Pasanggrahan was delicious with fresh ingredients and the staff made us feel welcome. We stayed in the newer portion of the hotel and the... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

An absolutely classically beautiful inn. A refreshing change from the boring resorts. The rooms are large and beautifully decorated. The staff and attention is very personal. The view is gorgeous and the location perfect. The food is excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Spent five days and had a wonderful visit. Newly renovated rooms, oceanfront. Friendly staff. Restaurant serves all meals , excellent! Fresh whole red snapper and lobster were excellent! Can't wait to go back for more. Pictures are room view!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The staff was pleasant and seemed to look out for safety of the single female traveler. The location is perfect to catch a sail as it is located near the cruise terminal. My room was clean and safe. There is a restaurant on site but many other choices with in walking distance.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Hearing the name Pasanggrahan, which is the indonesian word for guesthouse, sounds nostalgic, to many (dutch ) people who used to live in The Dutch East Indies, like my family, until the Indonesian independence in the early fifties There were pasanggrahan's, everywhere in Curacao, Surinam, Holland and Indonesia. However when you enter the lobby of this passangrahan in St Maarten,... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"The Pasanggrahan Royal Guesthouse is St. Maarten's oldest and most charming inn. Formerly a rooster farm, Governor's home, V.I.P. guest house, and Dutch Royal Residence, it is ideally located in Philipsburg on a white sand beach amidst enchanting tropical gardens and enclosed within its original stone walls: a green oasis hidden on Front Street. A national landmark and one of the last bastions of West Indian culture, the Pasanggrahan is secluded and offbeat in the heart of St. Maarten’s capital, and it's a minute's stroll to shops, restaurants, casinos, banks and other institutions and activities. This authentic, colonial style inn has all the special features of a larger hotel including concierge service, the Sidney Greenstreet Bar, boardwalk beach bar, complementary chaise lounges, beach towels, and social hour. “A special place for special people” General Information"This vintage West Indian-style guesthouse has a prime spot on the beach in Philipsburg, sandwiched between the busy, narrow main street of Philipsburg and the harbor. It's set back and shaded under tall trees, a charming relic from another time. In fact, this was once the summer home of the Dutch Queen Wilhelmina, and the interior has a gracious, late-19th-century feel, with peacock bamboo chairs, Indian spool tables, and a gilt-framed oil portrait of the Dutch queen. The small- to medium-size accommodations have queen-size, double, or king-size beds with four-poster designs; some are in the main building and others are in an adjoining annex. The finest have genuine colonial flair, with antique secretaries and four-posters swaddled in mosquito netting, madras valances, hand-stitched quilts, beamed ceilings, and still life paintings. Set among lush palms is the harborfront Pasanggrahan Restaurant, which specializes in fresh fish caught by the hotel's own deep-sea charter fishing boat and family-style dinners. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pasanggrahan Royal Guesthouse

Address: Front Street # 19, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Location: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Sint Maarten > Philipsburg
Price Range: $119 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pasanggrahan Royal Guesthouse 3.5*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Pasanggrahan Royal Guesthouse Hotel Philipsburg
Pasanggrahan Royal Hotel
Hotel Pasanggrahan Royal
Pasanggrahan Royal Guesthouse St. Maarten-St. Martin/Philipsburg
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
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