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This square is on the newly built boardwalk and features a relief map of the island, as well as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John K
Saint Louis, Missouri
Wathey Square - First Stop When You Get Off The Water Taxi In Philippsburg

When you get off the water taxi walk away from there up past the Boardwalk and you will arrive in... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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The unofficial town center, featuring an 18th-century courthouse and a tourist information booth.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good58%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
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Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This square is on the newly built boardwalk and features a relief map of the island, as well as shops around its borders.

Thank John K
Reviewed 22 April 2017

When you get off the water taxi walk away from there up past the Boardwalk and you will arrive in Wathey Square. which is really the Town Centre. It is really busy at most times. The Old Courthouse is close by as well and it...More

Thank Kirktoncoll
Reviewed 13 February 2017

In the centre of the boardwalk there is a police station next to the ATM giving a feeling of safety when withdrawing cash. A wide open area with taxi stand it has easy access to the Front Street shopping area

1  Thank gordon m
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is in the middle of the shopping area of Philipsburg so you will stumble on it no matter if your looking for it or not.

Thank pinn
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Hodge pier and Wathey Square, shaded by palms, lead to the picturesque old courthouse, behind which there is a colorful outdoor market. The square is lined with jewejry stores, including Diamonds International, where we had a great experience. Benches dot the shaded square (there could...More

1  Thank Jim D
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is an historical building that is kept up well and painted nicely. It is a short walk to it in downtown Philipsburg.

Thank Deana M
Reviewed 6 May 2016

This building has been well taken care of over the years and the outside was completely redone several years ago. It is a vey historic sight and when ever you see it you think St Maarten

1  Thank jackieapt
Reviewed 21 March 2016

It is a nice square which has the old court house and a few benches, but it is surrounded by shops in the downtown shopping area.

Thank Keystonekel
Reviewed 23 January 2016

There's not much to it other than a place to rest or take a couple of photos. When we were there a few local food stalls had set up and were offering jerk and creole foods which was a nice change from the mainly burger...More

Thank Delory123
Reviewed 30 December 2015

This was nothing more than a good meeting place for tours and a good landmark to lead cruise ship patrons back to the water taxi. It is aligned with the courthouse and water taxi pier. Here was able to find gentlemen offering island tours, which...More

1  Thank Easylivingtravel
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