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El Zafiro Boutique Hotel

34 White Sands Road, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
+1 800-998-7922
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 White Sands Road, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Our stay in El Zafiro Boutique Hotel was excellent in every single way. Their staff are very friendly, attentive and helpful, special thanks to Ms. Nicole and Daniel for their hospitality. The room (Pearl Suite) really offered the comfort that a vacationer would seek while...More

Thank Zetaks
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Great place if you wanna be secluded but still close to everything the island has to offer. My wife & I stayed for a week & what great staff, great views & so accommodating to anything we needed. I work in aviation & this hotel...More

1  Thank Discover168767
Reviewed August 3, 2018

As avid Plane Spotters we were intending to book at the Alegria Hotel, where we had stayed before - adjacent to the top of the runway. The hotel is still closed down due to the Hurricane of 2017. Thus we booked El Zafiro. We were...More

Thank simondD3169IG
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

I stayed for 5 nights in July with my friend and my mother in the Diamond Suite. Nicole was extremely accommodating for us - we had 2 different airport pick ups and drop offs as we came from different parts of the globe. Breakfast each...More

1  Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights at the end of our honeymoon trip and couldn’t have been happier with our choice. It is hard to imagine what the hotel looked like after the hurricane as so much work has been put in to restoring this...More

Thank SMBC81
Reviewed July 30, 2018

A tucked away gem on the Dutch side with amazing concierge service by the owners and all the staff. The owners helped us curate days trips to multiple islands and gave great dining/entertainment recommendations throughout our stay. We were a bit apprehensive about the proximity...More

Thank Krista B
Reviewed July 23, 2018

I almost hate to write this review because then more people will flock to El Zafiro! This is a cute hidden gem on the Dutch side of St. Martin. It's close to the airport and right on the beach. You can literally roll out of...More

Thank shopgoodedg
Reviewed July 16, 2018

We had a wonderful trip! We stayed in the Diamond Suite with our little boy, so we each had our own bedroom. He loves airplanes, so we couldn't have been in a better location to see them take off! There was a balcony on both...More

Thank raymondgrobison
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

A quiet, private hotel, In an excellent location. Beautiful beach. Great and friendly staff. The owners are hands on and did everything to make my stay pleasant.

Thank waleed a
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Wherever we travel we always choose a boutique hotel . We don’t like mass crowds . This hotel is Definately boutique there is only I think it is 6 rooms ! I loved so much about it I don’t know where to start . I...More

1  Thank Starlitann
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February 19, 2017|
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Response from ELZafiroSxm | Property representative |
Hi Dawna, After passing sunset continue going toward Beacon Hill, you will come to a fork, stay to your left on the same side of the airport fance, then continue straight all the way to the end and you will see the EL... More
Melissa G
January 20, 2017|
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Response from nhpm900 | Reviewed this property |
The entrance is very nondescript, which makes it all the more spectacular when you pass through the bar and see the magnificent beach location.
December 17, 2016|
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Response from ELZafiroSxm | Property representative |
Hi Jeanette, Thank you for inquiring about EL Zafiro.Simpson Bay has more dive bars & restaurants and Maho has night clubs, lounges, bars & restaurants. We are located 8-10 minute taxi ride from Simpson Bay. Hope this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 White Sands Road, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 800-998-7922
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