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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location was terrific, very convenient to the beach, shopping and the cruise port. The restaurant was good. Unfortunately, the room did not meet expectations. The view was great, ocean facing above the boardwalk. Upon arrival to our room we found the fixtures very 'tired and dated", we also found bugs and bug excrement in the bottom of a drawer....

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Chicago
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The only nice thing about this hotel is its shady terrace. However, I would not recommend having meals there since the food is extremely expensive. Espresso is $4, tiny glass of OJ is $5. Automatically 15% service charge will be added to any meal/drink bought in any seaside restaurant. Our room was big, but ugly –rust was everywhere - in...

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Newquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The photographs give a good impression of what it's like, so for me I got exactly what I was expecting. A quaint historical building, complemented by an adjoining new building. I couldn't afford the penthouse, but I think I had the best suite on the top floor of the new building. Very spacious, cool and comfortable, and a large terrace...

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Paralimni, Cyprus
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel claims to be the oldest hotel in Phillipsburg and the property sure has the old feeling although the rooms are modern with all you will need. The hotel is very charming and gives you a view on how it must have been visiting the island before the cruise boom. It has the early 20th centenary charm with a...

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Saugatuck, Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to be close the where our cruise ship would be docking in Philipsburg. The Pasanggrahan was perfect for this. We stayed in the new section and had a beachview suite - excellent four poster bed with mosquito netting, nice sitting area and TV, huge bathroom with bath, shower, double sinks, make-up area and separate toilet plus a small...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the renovated suites and it was a superior room. Not sure how the older rooms stack up if not renovated but didn't meet anyone that was unhappy with the hotel or their room. The staff were excellent, really looked after us and the hotel has an old style charm to it. The location right on...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pleasant and clean and right on the beach. The pancakes and bacon at breakfast were very tasty, ditto the egg white omelette. Great location if you are joining a cruise or just want to wander on the beach. Lots of good restaurants nearby.

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Truly look no further when looking for a place to stay in Sint Maarten! This place is an absolute gem, with exceptional service, exceptional food, and the location is in the heart of the island. My husband and I booked here and just absolutely loved our stay and experience at the Pasanggrahan. The owners are personable, and make you feel...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a late dinner with two other couples. The hotel lobby and restaurant are inviting, outside but mostly covered and facing the scenic harbor. The staff were pleasant and accommodating. The food was very good. The pasta with mushrooms, stuffed/grilled wahoo and rack of lamb were felt to be delicious. The bill with tip, without alcohol, was about $40...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pasanggrahan is centrally located in SXM, on the beach with a lovely boardwalk on one side and the central street, Front street, on the other side of the hotel. The hotel staff provides excellent service and always go the extra mile to make you feel at home. This hotel is ideal for the business and leisure traveler.

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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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: €106 - €279 (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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“4th floor suite in the new building”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewOBrien, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stayed on 3rd floor - ocean view suite in the new section”
 of 5 bubbles KFW757, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Renovated rooms are the best. Suites are very large but you pay for them.”
 of 5 bubbles clementb964, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“For one night along the way to get to your cruise, I would take any room. If you want a nicer room with a view ask for the new rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles paulgO2944SI, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ocean View Suite on the New Side”
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