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Reviewed 7 November 2016

room was in very poor condition on Monday the roof leaked when it rained. Tuesday did not fix it , rained again Wednesday even more. I showed the manager the problem he did not fix it. I had told him I had fallen on the wet floor but I was not hurt. Rain had gotten my breathing equipment wet but...

1Thank Chris T
DefenderResorts, Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Chris, I am so sorry to hear about your issues with the leaking roof. We've made sure to look into this incident to make sure it never happens again. I do thank you for bringing it to our attention so that we may continue to improve. I hope you give us a second chance to make your next vacation to...

Palmyra, Virginia
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The updates are completed and we had a wonderful time here. We stayed in room 506 facing town, but could see the ocean from the side window. The room was clean and had all new furnishings. Staff was helpful. We ate most of our meals at a local place called Lizzy's and loved the shrimp (Everything). You need to take...

2Thank JohnStenz
DefenderResorts, Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

John, It's great to hear that you had a fantastic vacation and we appreciate you sharing it with us! Lizzy's is a WONDERFUL dining choice, one of our favorites as well! Please come back and stay with us again sometime!

Sudbury, Canada
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I am at the Sea Palace right now and the place is great. Glad I didn't listen to the negative reviews. Those giving the bad reviews should just stay home. In a one bedroom and it is more than we require, clean and has everything we need to cook. The palace is in a prime location, fantastic beach, close to...

6Thank Bruce512013
DefenderResorts, Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad you came to stay with us as well! Over the last couple of years our resort underwent a complete top-to-bottom renovation and due to the condition it was previously in and then construction work, some bad reviews were the result. But, now that the renovation is complete we are thrilled with the results and love hearing from...

Cancun, Mexico
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The location is nice and convenient. The rooms are ok as well as what it has to offer. It is clean and comfortable but does not offer any extras, which is OK, just don't expect to be Wowed. We stay her for the surrounding area, not for the hotel.

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DefenderResorts, Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for staying with us! Our location is one of the best things about our property, with it's central location and beautiful beach. Now that we have all new furniture we would love for you to come back and stay with us again!

Bronx, New York, United States
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Let me start by saying that I stayed with a friend in her timeshare unit so not actually "paying" for the unit it was great. That being said...the #1 attraction is that the hotel is on the beach. Literally walk outside and a few hundred feet you're there. The rooms were clean & fairly updated but while we were there...

Thank Michele N
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I had a great vacation in sea palace i liked the place , the beaches , the vieuw , the people are very friendly and great service , in the frontstreet where you can just step out and can shop till your drop , and also can go thru the boardwalk and can have all types of restaurants and watersports...

2Thank Lissette P
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

After reading the mixed reviews online, we knew it might be a crapshoot, but had limited choices through timeshare exchange. We were booked in room 304. Horrible smell from Chinese restaurant below (inside the hotel lobby - which was the only restaurant there!!!), loud, humid conditions, sewage smell in the bathrooms, and the beds were like boards that squeaked like...

1Thank Kerri S
DefenderResorts, Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

We are sorry you did not enjoy your stay at Sea Palace and chose to go elsewhere. We do appreciate the feedback though as we have undergone extensive renovations and want to make sure we correct everything that our valued guests bring to our attention. In just one month (September 2016) we will begin replacing every single piece of furniture,...

Lady Lake, Florida
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We were extremely happy with our stay at the Sea Palace. While there was construction noise, it was confined to the day and was not a problem. The front desk staff were very helpful and the hotel location was ideal. We were with the Armed Forces Vacation Club and the accommodations were not only very large and well appointed but...

1Thank John R
Port Orange, Florida
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The renovations to the hotel are almost complete. They are trying to make the place better but it really is impossible with the location. The two gentlemen working the beach, Deven and Micheal, are really nice and very accommodating. The hotel itself is just pieced together. It is surrounded by a residential area and abandoned homes. We were told to...

1Thank Pam1775
West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 10 June 2016

I have owned a week in the 701 penthouse since 2010. It has the best view of Great Bay in Philipsburg. The renovations are just about complete and the whole building looks fantastic. The location is at the far end of the boardwalk so everyday is a nice walk to shops and restaurants. I can't wait to go back next...

2Thank nevhoke

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Sea Palace Hotel

Address: Front St 147, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Region: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Sint Maarten > Philipsburg
Price Range: €88 - €217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sea Palace Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 51
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Sea Palace Philipsburg
Hotel Sea Palace
Sea Palace Hotel St. Maarten-St. Martin/Philipsburg
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“Beach side if you can get one floors 2,3,4”
 of 5 bubbles 1978BernieR, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ocean front watching cruise ships come in”
 of 5 bubbles jimdD7124CL, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ask for one on the beach side.”
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  • sunset from the balcony
  • view from right side of balcony
  • LR showing part of kitchen
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 of 5 bubbles MarcyC663, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Better choice of food on location Outside area needs to be more neat and cleaner”
 of 5 bubbles christV7827EC, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“701 is a two-story penthouse”
 of 5 bubbles nevhoke, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
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