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Turquoise Shell Inn

07/06/2017 08/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Eindhoven, Netherlands
Reviewed 16 January 2015

I booked very last minute, but the owner (Carter) was very accommodating. I did have to change rooms a few times for my stay of 3 weeks, but that's to be expected if you book in the high season only 3 days ahead of time. The service is great, every day the room is cleaned and even the outside is...

1Thank Nemo_StMartin
Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Sweet! Very friendly staff, good housekeeping=clean, and a small but long beach for your own but still very close to main street with restaurants etc! Compared to other places on St Maarten this is very affordable! The staff can help you with helpful tips where to go and what to see! thumbs up!

2Thank Wahlstrumpa
Reviewed 22 November 2014

We arrived 2 days prior to leaaving on a sailing trip. Although not a luxury hotel it has all the basics including AC, full kitchen, convenient to restaurants and grocery stores. Highly recommended for short or longer stays.

Thank fingers9_5
Oklahoma City
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Spent a night before going to our timeshare location. Arrived on the late AA plane from Miami.Breezed thru the airport in record time. Carter was waiting for us. The room is clean and arranged well. Carter even supplies a shopping bag and candles and matches, just in case the power goes out. The beach is right there. Stores and shops...

3Thank Holly816
Titusville, Florida
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Turquoise Shell Inn is the perfect get a way! Location on Simpson Bay is so beautiful. Location to the airport is great. also to visit Maho, Phillipsburg or the French side of the island. The rooms are very comfortable, clean, perfect island décor. I usually stay 7-10 days each year and always sad to leave. Wish it could be a...

3Thank Jessie M
Titusville, Florida
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Yes, I am lucky enough to say, this is my tenth year straight to have a great stay at the Turquoise Shell Inn. Each year is filled with with comfortable extremely clean rooms perfect for a Caribbean get away that just can not be topped any where. Simpson Bay is so lovely and peaceful. But there are many great restaurants...

5Thank Chrisanne W
Reviewed 28 May 2014

From my first email to Carter, I knew we were staying in a good place. Another couple and my husband and I stayed here one night before we boarded our sailboat. Carson was very helpful with restaurants, local information, and he even has a wonderful supply of gently used books for the taking! The property cannot be seen readily from...

4Thank KyBoop
Fullerton, California
Reviewed 19 May 2014

My wife and I decided to stay at the TS Inn for several reasons. Our trip to the Dutch Antilles also included visits to the other islands of Saba and St. Eustatius, so we planned on staying at the Inn for the first few days of the vacation as well as the last couple days, therefore, we wanted to be...

2Thank Robert H
Reviewed 12 May 2014

This hotel is tucked off from the main road and is still right in the middle of great restaurants and other businesses, such as banks and grocery stores. The beach access is easy and beautiful at sunset. The accommodations are clean and comfortable. This is a great place to stay.

2Thank Sally S
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 11 May 2014

We had a great stay at the Turquoise Shell in. It's not the Four Seasons or the Westin, but if you are looking for a clean, comfortable place to stay with great proximity to everything in Simpson Bay, look no further.

2Thank CostaRicafans

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A small 10 room Inn located in the heart of Simpson Bay. Easy walking distance to all manner of shopping. Simpson Bay beach just our the back gate. Each unit is a small one bedroom apartment with equipped kitchen and private air cionditioned bedroom ... more   less 

Additional Information about Turquoise Shell Inn

Address: 34 Simpson Bay Rd., Simpson Bay 00000, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Region: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Sint Maarten > Simpson Bay
Price Range: €125 - €164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Turquoise Shell Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“First floor has private patios.”
LouiseL521, 13 May 2015 | Read review
“Pretty much all the same. If you can, get a ground florr room because you get a tiny patio with chairs which would be nice in the morning (we were on the top floor). PS. There are only 2 floors.”
cameronm803, 13 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Rooms 1-5, on the ground floor, have private porches (a good spot to leave sandy shoes, towels, etc.) and a table for 2.”
LarryEls, 18 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Main floor”
  • small private porch
  • separate bedroom - queen and single beds
  • pool area
  • sitting/kitchen area
ontheroadmaryg, 8 Feb 2015 | Read review
“I think all rooms pretty much the same...if you wish to sit directly outside your room, you should request a room on the bottom floor.”
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  • view just outside room #7 from hallway balcony 2nd floor
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PaulaG-Canada, 28 Jan 2015 | Read review
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