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Ocean Lounge


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

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If you are looking for a casual romantic, relaxed restaurant, ocean front with a great view on the bay, The Ocean Lounge restaurant at Holland House is your choice. The menu is a combination of American, Europe and the Caribbean. Appetizers start at $9 and entrees are between $19 and $39. There are also vegetarian options. The Chef's only use the finest ingredients and the wine cellar is awarded a Wine Spectator Award of excellence. Parking is easy in the back street ( free of charge) or just drive up too the front of the hotel and the welcoming staff will help you with valet. The lounge and bar are great locations to have a cocktail and soak up the ambiance with cool music. The Holland House
$22 - $37
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, European
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited for dinner on Friday night. The lobby patio was busy with a function which commemorated International Women’s Day. This event was particular loud and really made conversation a bit more challenging with my dinner colleagues. The menu is comprehensive. As a vegetarian I...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank KavitaD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food on this island is usually wonderful. Not at this restaurant- everything was clearly not fresh, rather bland & likely frozen, just warmed. Did not enjoy at all.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank islandmawa22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here twice during our stay in Philipsburg. First was for dinner and we used the lounge right facing the water for a great 2+ hours of multiple appetizers. By the time we had had 6 or 7 appetizers that was our dinner. Great chicken...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ewsbta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even some pricy but food was not good as expected, specially chicken dish and beet sandwich. I hope that rest of menu is made with better quality.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank olga b
Reviewed February 8, 2019

After spending 4 hours shopping in the fantastic shops on Front Street there was nowhere better than to relax with a G&T. The comfy sofas where wonderful, sitting there watching the cruise ships head onto their next island. Staff friendly & lounge bar clean and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank elaineangell
Reviewed February 2, 2019

We just spent a week at the Holland House Hotel and ate multiple times at the Ocean Lounge while we were there. The complimentary breakfast was a treat ,as always, with the same lovely spread and friendly staff that we have enjoyed for many years....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 596kathrynm
Reviewed January 23, 2019

The food was very good, but, limited choices. It is set on the boardwalk with a great view of the beach.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tropiclady27
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Beautiful restaurant on the beach....delicious seafood! this was our second time there and we loved it!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mmr13
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Ate dinner here. It is a bit hard to figure out parking if you have a rental car, but once we found the restaurant the staff explained where their private parking is and we moved our car. The ambience at this restaurant is awesome. Somewaht...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank janetterick
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

We spent two weeks on the island and this restaurant has won the price of being the worse we visited. The only positive point is the view from your table however the menu is a little limited. More importantly the service is not good, seem...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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May 23, 2017|
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Response from Luckycharme | Reviewed this property |
I would do as others suggested and contact Holland House directly as the restaurant is located in the Hotel.
November 4, 2016|
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Response from PaulBoetekees | Property representative |
Good afternoon! The New Years Eve party at the hotel is accessible to all guests. You are very welcome and please contact our food and beverage manager Mr Paul Melskens for further infomation and arrangements. We look... More
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