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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 May 2016

All new remodels to all rooms. Step out the door and you are on the beach or the best shopping on the island. Staff is friendly, beach chairs and towels go along with the rental. Beach is where cruise ships dock so we do a lot of people watching

Thank Kathy D
Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The best location, the best staff in the hotel. Everybody is nice and perform their job excellent. We were happy in this place. Room is big and balcony is the best with sea view. Everything equipped well. We had two big flat screen TV, but it was only one channel working.

1 Thank raisa225
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

I would have given an even worse rating but there isn't one! I have been to St Martin many times and have never had such a bad experience! We stayed for 10 days and had issues Every day!... When we first got there the place was a complete disaster! It was under construction ( and has been for more than... More 

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

Lisa, we are very sorry that your stay with us was not an enjoyable one. Our resort has undergone a complete renovation and it has taken 3 years, because we ripped the building down to the bare bones and rebuilt it fresh. Also in fairness to our timeshare owners and guests, who enjoy returning here each year, we had to... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

I stayed in unit 504 and it was all renovated. No complaints at all! It was like having a 1 bedroom apartment. Livingroom, kitchen, bedroom, 2 bathroom and balconey with a view to die for! "Full kitchen" when I say full I meant it! From cutting board to dishwasher. We basically had everything we would ever want. I would admit... More 

5 Thank JT20015
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

The two of us stayed here what nice and friendly stay! It is right on the beach front We liked it so much that we bought into a time share there and can't wait to go back next year! Thank you staff at the sea palace!

5 Thank Susie T
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Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

I have stayed at this property for many years. The beach is fantastic and although the property has been under renovations for the last few years the improvements are impressive. I own a timeshare unit here but it is a summer week so I usually trade it in for a winter week every year This year was no acception but... More 

2 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Mitchellville, Maryland
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I have been a timeshare owner at the Sea Palace on Front St in Sint Maarten since 1985. The renovations started a few years ago and there are only 10 units to go. They painted the outside in non-Caribbean colors of peach and purple to make it stand out. Hopefully the sun will fade it. My renovated unit 501 is... More 

6 Thank dofleming1
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015

This is the worst place I've ever stayed at in my entire life! The unit looked like it hadn't been cleaned in years!!!! Stains all over the walls, sheets, and pillows cases. The floor in the bedroom was sinking in and looked like it would cave in at any minute if you stepped on it! The comforter on the bed... More 

8 Thank Babydreamer111
DefenderResorts, Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear about your unpleasant experience at our resort. We are in the midst of completing complete renovations of the resort and unfortunately this was a room that has not yet been renovated, but all renovations will be completed by May 2016. We would like to thank you for bringing the issues to our attention as... More 

Wall Township, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015

This place is a location site-construction going on still. Workers in the elevator-only one-and place is noisey. After the construction noise subsides you get the loud music all night from the harbor plaza next door. The restaurant on site is Chinese-hours are sporadic. Bring your ear muffs and enjoy!-If you complain to the manager get ready for back talk. Don't... More 

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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Sea Palace on our trip to St. Maarten. Our room 603 had amazing views of the mountains and the ocean. It was newly remodeled and was able to sleep 8 comfortably. It was home away from home. It is in the perfect location on the boardwalk. You can enjoy live music from your balcony... More 

7 Thank Lastone719

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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: $164 - $343 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sea Palace Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 51
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