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Carl's Unique Inn

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Sun City Center, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While staying on the island we took a short cut thru cole bay to get to french side. Carls is located on a dusty very busy road. The bakery/store is located in front. It is 2-3 miles from beach. Great for a few nights stayover. Carls has a nice bakery & eating area.

1 Thank Mimaw-Cuyler
Montreal, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Clean rooms had hair dryer and iron in room. Not always seen in Inns.. Plus nice kitchenette. An open patio area where guests can have continental breakfast in the sun should they choose to Rooms were clean. Fist time dot double beds Second time we got the last room available that had 2 single beds would have prefered double beds... More 

Thank caribbeanessence
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Carls Unique in for two nights. It was the cheapest place we could find and last minute too. Free breakfast, free wifi, and quiet overall. Our room had a tv, a fridge, and a stove that we didnt use. The only thing there was an issue with was the shower. Only the hot side would work and... More 

Thank Bryant Y
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Lovely room, friendly and helpful staff. Well situated, and a quaint convenience store and bakery downstairs. The price was reasonable, and it's in a very quiet area, which is good for relaxing. Food was good, breakfast was good and rooms were cleaned every day.

Thank Van X
Dunbar, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Although only booked as a stop over this was a disappointment in a number of ways. On arrival we climbed up the stairs with cases to be kept waiting while the reception is finished a personal call. We asked if we could get something to drink (after a long flight) to be told water is in the fridge. It wasn't,... More 

4 Thank RebeccaM2703

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Although the place is under renovation, the staff and service was great for an overnight stay. The room was clean and beds were comfy, it was very easy to find. The area was very quiet and except for a few vehicles driving by.

Thank JessicaandAhmed
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

We wanted a comfortable and centrally located hotel on the island. Carl's Unique Inn provided just that, in between Philipsburg, the capital on the Dutch side of the island, Princess Juliana airport and Marigot, the tiny capital on the French side. While the Cole Bay area is boring, it ensured a good night rest away from the hustle and bustle... More 

Thank Daniel T
The Valley, Anguilla
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Due to an early morning flight, Carl's Unique Inn was a good budget deal as their rate was the lowest you can possibly find in the Simpson Bay/Cole Bay area. The Receptionist even though helpful was unfriendly, not even a crack of a smile at all. The rooms were spacious, comfortable and clean enough...however I did notice a few hairs... More 

1 Thank MissBonafide
Philipsburg, null, Netherlands Antilles
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Carl's Unique Inn is a well known and easy to find place. It's located above Carl & Sons in Cole Bay, which is the perfect location because that part of Cole Bay is pretty quiet, so no worrying about a good nights rest! The Inn is not that big, which I like because it feels like your own little home.... More 

3 Thank Naomi Z
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The stay was nice but it did not start that way. On arrival, the stand in receptionist could not find our booking and when she did, she did not know how to complete the process. This had us waiting longer than I'd care to. The room was semi clean: there were long hairs in the bathroom, the pillows and sheet... More 

4 Thank Diana P
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Carl's Unique Inn is centrally located in the quiet residential neighborhood, Cole Bay, nestled between green mountains and the Simpsonbay Lagoon. Our rooms are tastefully decorated in the finest tropical decor and are equipped with A/C, private bath, mini kitchenette, satellite television, direct dialing telephones, free wireless internet access and much more modern conveniences. We also offer complimentary freshly prepared continental breakfast from our onsite Bakery & Supermarket: Carl & Sons Unique Bakery. Our Central location puts The Princess Juliana International Airport less than 10 minutes away, we are minutes away from the Simpsonbay Marinas. We are also located only minutes from the town shopping and business centers of French St. Martin's Marigot and Dutch St. Maarten's Philipsburg ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carl's Unique Inn

Address: 18 Orange Grove | Cole Bay, Cole Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Location: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Sint Maarten > Cole Bay
Price Range: $71 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Carl's Unique Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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