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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This guest house is absolutely gorgeous. It was my first time staying here however I've eaten at the restaurant many times . The food is outstanding . The decor is so unique and form fitting . The staff felt like family by the time we left . Happy hour at the bar was my highlight . Meeting people from all...

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West Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the Pasanggrahan and thoroughly enjoyed my stay. The room had everything I needed as well as several items I did not expect (balcony with chairs, sink, microwave). The room was very clean and well-kept. The front desk staff was very helpful with questions about the area and recommendations.

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Naples, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the heart of St Maarten, steps from the beach. This hotel was just perfect for a relaxing break. Breakfast on the veranda, hoping for a glimpse of a humming bird, was just as good as it gets. Often, we had the beach to ourselves, once the cruise ships had left. Disappointed we didn't get to meet the Queen...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just spent a long weekend at the Pasanggrahan and had the best trip! Everyone there from the wait staff to the managers to the fisherman to the cleaning crew were so welcoming and warm. We stayed in the older part of the hotel which had great rustic charm. The room was clean and had a beautiful beachfront view. The...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Pasanggrahan has lots of character and a great historic feel. We liked that could walk right onto the beach from our room. There are lots of restaurants and shopping nearby, and it was easy to get to the cruise terminal. It was a great place to stay for the night before our cruise.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Due to a mix up in our plans were only had one night but would have liked more. We had s room on the second floor in the newer section it was clean and spacious with a lovely balcony. The shower is warm without being hot and I found the bed a little short but would stay here again. Location...

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 19 March 2017

When I arrived, the hotel didn't have my reservation despite booking through Expedia months earlier. To the hotel's credit, they upgraded me to a suite. The suite was nicely decorated and had a great view of the beach. However, due to a number of reasons, if I returned to St. Maarten, based on my personal experience, personal opinion and personal...

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We arrived and the hotel had not received our reservation information. After reviewing our reservation printout and without any coaxing from us the desk clerk (Peter) welcomed us to the hotel and upgraded us to a wonderful suite on the third floor with a magnificent view of the ocean and marina. Our bed was a romantic four-poster king with netting...

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Seaford, New York
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Great place to stay. Extremely clean. Their restaurant has great food, a little expensive and interesting specials. There is a snack store across the street for soda, water and snacks-no vending machines for in between restaurant hours. There is a coffee pot but no coffee provided.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Rustic Hotel with great staff and good Food nice shower, ceiling fan and air conditioner wonderful breakfast. Comfortable beds, right on the beach. Great views go bay and cruise ships. bars and restaurant near by.

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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
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  • 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: $153 - $313 (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 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
“This was just lunch at the hotel”
PowerTrader, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
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