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“CROWDS” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Frontstreet

Frontstreet
Ranked #7 of 55 things to do in Philipsburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This crowded street is a popular tourist center for duty-free shopping.
Red Bluff, California
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122 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“CROWDS”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

It was very crowded! If you like to shop for everything this were you need to be. Prices are way better here then on the French side. Shops will make you some good deals if you ask.

Visited November 2012
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2 Thank Barbara O
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Frankfort
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85 reviews
43 attraction reviews
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“Great place to visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

It was GREAT!! You have the beach plus shopping all in 1 place. Everyone needs to go to Frontstreet. It's a beautiful place to visit. Plenty of places to shop, eat, and enjoy.

Visited November 2012
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2 Thank Diana J
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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229 reviews
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“THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PART OF ST MAARTIN”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

It was the first stop on our Halloween Cruise on the Ruby Princess, the beaches are snow white, Philipsburg has a certain European - Caribe charm to it, the prices are great too. For the smokers it is heaven a carton can go for as little as $16 and there are great prices for anything you like to drink. We went over to the French side of the island and I have to admit that side needs a face lift , now. We had lunch, walked arround the area and then went back to the other side of the island. Taxi fare is about $8 or less per person . Take more time on the Dutch side and shp for the best prices. Enjoy the day !

Visited October 2012
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1 Thank Jim D
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Massena, New York
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99 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“great duty free shopping”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

St. Maarten is the best place to shop in the Caribbean. Truly duty free shopping. Front St. In Phillipsburg is loaded with shops including designer names. Great deals on electronics, perfume, and booze.

Visited February 2012
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7 Thank travelcrazy51
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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Bring your wallet”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

Looking for a wonderful jeweler, talk to Max and AJ at Carribean Gems. Beautiful products, great prices and wonderful, friendly service.

Visited October 2012
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3 Thank MAB23_new
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