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Pasanggrahan Royal Guesthouse

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Memphis, TN.
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed only two nights. In older building so room was a bit shabby but ocean view lovely. Wi-fi sporadic at best but staff was friendly and restaurant very good. Good value though. If you stay here you may want to request newer building which may be the one they state has been renovated.

1Thank pjwenzel
Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 13 January 2016

The room was clean and very quiet. Excellent location right on the beach and boardwalk and very close to the best shopping on Front Street. My room was one of the older section rooms and needed some updating for the bathroom. The staff was always helpful and friendly.

Thank Alfred L
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 31 December 2015

This cute boutique hotel was suggested by our sailing charter, Island Windjammers. Very clean, eclectic, waterfront and a great breakfast!! It is very conveniently located to shopping, restaurants, nightlife and did I mention OCEAN FRONT. Super service and a great stay.

2Thank Giantess
St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Great location on the beach and Front Street. Staff couldn't be friendlier! They call it the governor's mansion as I believe at one time it was his house. Best breakfast in town! Stayed on the newly built fisherman suites. Nice and large. They will take care of you Carol Donnette Glenda Janet and more

Thank StPetersburgBroker
New Mexico
Reviewed 18 December 2015

We stayed in a beachfront deluxe for three nights post cruise. The hotel is apparently undergoing some renovation; our room was large but the furnishings seemed tired. The view from the balcony was very nice indeed - but only until about noon, when the sun made it impossible to sit on the balcony and began to really heat up the...

1Thank Purmamarca
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

A tropical charming old hotel, on the beach, that has wonderful large (in the new part) rooms. The location is prime! The hotel restaurant is devine. The staff is friendly. I wish I had asked to see the older rooms, because with the attention to detail, I would imagine that they would have been spectacular.

Thank Momsaidtravel
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Nice old hotel in Phillipsburg near everything. Stayed here 2 nights before taking Island Windjammer Cruise. I stayed in the old section of the hotel. I think they are remodeling and updating this section. The room was comfortable and clean. The bathroom shows some age. Screw holes in tile where things used to be attached. No toilet paper holder, the...

1Thank liv2vac
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...

Thank Easylivingtravel
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.

1Thank AndrewCaesar
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...

1Thank Todd G

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  • Beachfront
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  • 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
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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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: €95 - €210 (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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#1 Best Value Hotel in Philipsburg
#4 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
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“I believe majority of all the rooms face the ocean. There's not a bad room in my book!”
SoCalHat, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“We preferred the old side for the atmosphere, the garden rooms in particular.”
CTonline, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We loved being right on the beach, although I was concerned about it being noisy it was not.”
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.
elcid76, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Higher floor recommend although the cost rises.”
RoyalB, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
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