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Farmington, Connecticut
Reviewed 24 October 2013

The Sea Palace wasn't a luxury accomodation but it was very comfortable and perfect for our needs! The penthouse condo on the 7th floor easily accomodated all 6 of us. We had great views and plenty of space. The place was clean and while a bit dated, more than enough for us. Would stay there again.

2Thank Cindy M
DefenderResorts, Public Relations Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your experience! We are delighted to hear that it was a spacious and comfortable stay with us! We are in the process of renovating the entire resort so we hope that you have a return stay with us in the future when we promise you won’t feel that it is at...

Citrus Springs, Florida
Reviewed 14 October 2013

please people do not go to sea palace just got back from 2 weeks of hell. we have been going st marrtin for 16 years abslutely the worst . room was never realy clean stove had to be replaced kepy getting shocked. noise from construction all day into night time .tv never worked properly.staff never very helpfull. no place safe...

6Thank john w
DefenderResorts, Public Relations Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

We are sorry to learn of your disappointment with the Sea Palace. We are currently under renovations that will make this the best of all resorts. We would like to extend an offer to return to the Sea Palace in the future. If you would be so kind as to send your reservation information to kellert@defenderresorts.com we would be more...

Wall Township, New Jersey
Reviewed 12 October 2013

I agree with most of the positive reviews of this place.. We stayed there for a week early Oct We stayed here in early Oct for a week and had a nice time. We previously stayed at the sonesta which is close but it was closed this time so we picked the Sea palace as we had walked by it...

2Thank gheim11
DefenderResorts, Public Relations Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We are grateful that you chose Sea Palace for your vacation and we hope to have you back in the future! We are renovating the entire resort so we would definitely like you to come see the brand new Sea Palace!

New Jersey
Reviewed 29 September 2013

This was my 4th time at the Sea Palace. We love St. Marteen and enjoy our time at the Sea Palace. I can not say enough nice things about the staff. The place is yes dated. However it has always been clean and any issue I have ever had was resolved. People often comment about the safety. I have never...

1Thank mjtalj
DefenderResorts, Public Relations Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us on 4 different occasions! We appreciate you return business to our resort! We are completely renovating the resort so we hop you can make a 5th trip down and see the extensive improvements we are making! Thank you for sharing your island tips and shout outs as well! Sea Palace, local businesses and Sint...

Cape Coral, Florida
Reviewed 26 September 2013

Dated? Yes. Clean and friendly? Yes. Incredible location? Yes. Great views? Yes. Would we stay there again? Yes. Any problems? No. Well, maybe the bed and sleep sofa could be a bit more comfortable. Buses and taxis were availble within a block's walk, plenty of shopping and places to eat within walking distance, especially Lizzy's--gotta try her ribs.

2Thank talhavefun
DefenderResorts, Public Relations Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review! Our location is one of our most prized things (only behind our guests!) so we are glad you enjoyed it. We will share your comments on the bed and sleeper sofa and make sure we get those addressed. Thank you for letting us know as that is the best way for us to gauge...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 5 September 2013

I stayed on the 5th floor and had a corner unit. The balcony and view are incredible! The room was clean and had more than I needed. The building is old, but I really didn't care that it was a little outdated. The view is what I was looking for, and I don't think I could find anything better. They...

Thank rlg92987
DefenderResorts, Public Relations Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review! You are correct that we are in the middle of renovating and are working diligently to make sure that anything that could be dated is updated to become top of the line and current.

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 29 August 2013

First, the hotel was built around 1985.Yes the building is outdated, but keep very clean.Brushing my teeth in a pink sink, does not bother me when it is clean.Starting last May the whole building is going under major up date.Yes it will be very nice.The hotel, which I would call more an appartement building is very well located.Yes front street...

Thank Louis B
DefenderResorts, Public Relations Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review! We know the renovations will definitely update our entire building! We love our location and it’s great to hear that you do as well! With many choices of islands in the Caribbean we love to hear about experiences like yours and why you love this island as much as we do! We strive to...

North Wales, PA
Reviewed 5 August 2013

My wife and I just returned from a two week stay at the Sea Palace and were extremely happy with our stay. The first week we were on the 4th floor with a view of Phillipsburg and the 2nd week we stayed on the 3rd floor with an ocean view of Grand Bay. The building is dated but they're in...

4Thank KTonto
DefenderResorts, Public Relations Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed the island and your experience here! You are correct that we are in the process of renovating and hope that when the renovations are complete people love the resort just as much as our amazing views and location! Thank you for sharing your travel tips!

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 July 2013

My husband and I arrived at the location on Sunday, July 21 for our honeymoon. Before exiting the taxi we asked the driver three times if he was sure that this was the Sea Palace. We entered from Front St. which looked like a back alley way that seemed very unsafe. Across the street was an old apartment building which...

7Thank Octavia0222
DefenderResorts, Public Relations Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear about the unfortunate experience that you had while visiting Sea Palace. We have made some changes since your visit such as renovating the resort (which is still in the process) and completely renovating the outside - including the alleyways and entry ways. Lights and safety measures have been added to make sure guests don’t feel...

New York, NY
Reviewed 10 June 2013

This was my third visit to the Sea Palace. I was there in 2007, 2010 and now in 2013. for some reason, I didn't write a review for 2010. I have to look into that. The taxi from the airport was a total of $20 for two people. There was no wait for a taxi at the airport. After checking...

9Thank Real_in_NYC
DefenderResorts, Public Relations Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Wow what great tips!! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your travel expertise with our future guests! We are undergoing the renovations you mentioned and we cannot wait to have you stay here after they are complete and hear the feedback that you have about them! We truly appreciate the time you took to share your...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $154 - $322 (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
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Sea Palace Hotel St. Maarten-St. Martin/Philipsburg
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