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Mystic CT
Reviewed 17 October 2014

A mixed group of four mid 40's to early 50's women traveling on a “girls week” decided St. Maarten was where we wanted to try next. Three of us had been to St. Maarten for a cruise ship port of call but not for a whole week. We chose to stay at the Sea Palace because of the boardwalk and...

4Thank lljalbert
Yonkers, New York
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Spent a week here 9/27-10/4. There were renovations going on ,not too noisy. I don't know what the renovations consisted of but hopefully they replaced the soiled chair seats in dining area,thry were not very appealing. Bed was not very comfortable;small things like broken toilet paper holder. Staff here are very helpful&friendly. Off season,not much going on at this end...

2Thank sunwalker2001
Rochester, New York
Reviewed 13 October 2014

The staff at the Sea Palace was excellent. They helped us set up several of our outings while there, including calling to arrange a car rental for a day, and an awesome snorkeling trip (Eagle Tours, Eco-Tour; will be writing another review for that). I wish they had more experience with things around the island, but they had good advice...

3Thank RHewett
Reviewed 24 September 2014

We loved the Sea Palace the location was perfect. It is in Phillipsburg not Simpson Bay so it is quite laid back. The staff could not have been friendlier, more helpful,more accomodating, or professional. They are our new friends. The roo was clean although in desperate need of a remodel ( maybe next year) The view from the huge balcony...

7Thank Peggy G
New York, NY
Reviewed 7 September 2014

Special THANKS to Joe, Lissette, Eddie, Hector, Noel, Michelin, Ondina and staff at the Sea Palace. The staff is very responsive to requests and concerns; they are also very friendly, hard-working and professional. Service with a smile indeed on the Friendly Island. We stayed in room 504 for 1 week, then room 302 for another week, both 1br/2ba. 504 has...

7Thank aliehssunday
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 2 September 2014

My timeshare arranged a week long stay at the Sea Palace, 30 Aug-6 Sep 2014. The hotel is doing heavy construction and if you don't mind the hammering, jacksaw drilling, and constant construction noise, everyday, as early as 9 am and as late as 4:30 pm, or the outdated, but spacious rooms, then you will be fine. We had a...

4Thank Polygal
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 7 August 2014

This hotel is centrally located in the shopping area downtown on Front St. This is great for shopping (jewellery, electronics, souvenirs) as well as this is the location all cruise ships dock. However, after everything closes (i.e.around 5pm) the place is absolutely dead quiet. The better location to stay that I recommend which is closer to the airport, and has...

3Thank Rory R
Washington, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

We stayed hete for two weeks and overall had a great experience! The first week we stayed in a stuido facing the street, but it also had side views of the ocean. The room was basic, but very clean and met our needs. The oven was a big downfall- all of the grates were tilted, it was difficult to cook...

1Thank alicia m
Ossining, New York
Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

Suites with terraces overlooking the Great Bay can't be beat. Our unit consisted of one bedroom, two baths, a living room, dining area and kitchen with two terraces, one facing south and one west. They are in the process of gutting every suite down to bare walls. A brand new kitchen, baths, windows, doors, tile flors, appliances, washer/dryer were here...

5Thank decdentom
DefenderResorts, Public Relations Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

WOW! Your week sounds absolutely amazing! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your great experiences here on the island! We hope that you will be back for more rum punch in the Caribbean breeze!

Nashville, TN
Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

My wife and I exchanged into this property. We had a huge 1bedroom unit. 2 baths. Full kitchen. It featured a magnificent balcony that overlooked the beach and bay. Staff was very helpful and went out of their way to be of assistance. The tile in the baths was dated and needed to be replaced. But for the cost, a...

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

Thanks so much for taking the time to review our property! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay! We are also happy to let you know that we are in the process of totally renovating every unit from top to bottom so the bathrooms and kitchens are going to be brand new with beautiful tile and granite!...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • 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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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: $122 - $301 (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”
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“ocean front watching cruise ships come in”
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“ask for one on the beach side.”
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