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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 11 October 2015

I had a chance to stop by the hotel since I was in country the day before to confirm things because I was told about the renovation and the slow low season mentality. I was really glad I did cause the room I had reserved was not available and they had me downgraded to a motel style room. When I...

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Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Reviewed 4 October 2015

I have the pleasure of eating at the restaurant. I have rested in the rooms and the internet is excellent. Located right in the heart of Philipsburg. The best of two worlds one side you have shopping and the other is the beach, what more can you ask for.

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Winter Garden, Florida
Reviewed 3 October 2015

The staff here are wonderful, the hotel itself is in a prime location with great views, and the rooms are bigger than the small price tag would indicate. We accidentally left an item in our room - after checking out - with a large sum of cash. We called after we realized what had happened - about 2 hours after...

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1Thank Todd G
Edinburgh
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We stayed in this hotel for three nights, and our suite was amazing. There was a large seating area with a comfortable three seater chair. The other furniture was lovely, and the four poster bed complete with mosquito net was superb and most comfortable. The view from the balcony overlooking the marina and beach walkway was second to none. Unfortunately...

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2Thank DougieEdinburgh
Atlanta
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This hotel allows itself to be listed on every travel site with rooms available only to have minimum stays and no rooms available . A confusing and unethical practice for advertising. Shame on management for wasting people's time with this practice.

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Sun City Center, Florida
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Our friends from (IL) stopped in FL 4 a visit with us on their WY 2 SXM. They stayed @ Pasaggrahan Hotel on front street. They were lucky 2 get an upgrade to a suite in the new section. Only 1 word can describe the room "Luxurious". Great ocean view off the balcony. When they opened the curtains there in...

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2Thank Mimaw-Cuyler
new york
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Small hotel located in center of town on fFront street. Rooms in old section clean adequate but showing signs of wear. Hotel personnel very friendly and go above and beyond to provide service. Low season now so very quiet dining room closed from now until the end of September only open for breakfast. Great hotel for short stay . Beach...

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State College, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 30 July 2015

You enter through the portal that once greeted Her Majesty, the Queen of The Netherlands and are faced with the view of the beach of Great Bay. Our room's veranda opened to that sweeping view of beach, ocean and distant cruise ship terminal. Below us was a walkway that embraced the beach's arched reaches. Our breakfasts were delicious and graciously...

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Greer, South Carolina
Reviewed 18 July 2015

I have stayed at this hotel many times and love it. It has nice views and is convenient to all of the shops in Philipsburg. The entire staff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are very nice and newly renovated. I stay there for a few days every time I go to SXM. The rates are also very good.

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

Not the newest but it has a beautifull athmosphere. All the basis are there, wifi, free beach chairs and towels. Clean rooms and right on the beach in phillipsburg. Very friendly and helpfull staff. Realy nice location on front street.

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • 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
Region: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Sint Maarten > Philipsburg
Price Range: RM505 - RM1,519 (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
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
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“We loved being right on the beach, although I was concerned about it being noisy it was not.”
 of 5 bubbles TripRaterM, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“New building with suites have best view.”
  • Coffee and cuisants on the balcony.
  • View from balcony to the bay.
  • Four poster bed.
  • View from balcony towards the marina and the cruise ships.
 of 5 bubbles elcid76, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher floor recommend although the cost rises.”
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 of 5 bubbles PowerTrader, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
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