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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 3 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hammering, jacksaw drilling, and constant construction noise, everyday, as early as 9 am and as late as 4:30 pm, or the outdated, but spacious rooms, then you will be fine.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 28 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!...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 23 June 2014 via mobile

This is a cozy vacation spot for the summer. The beach is amazing , warm water and amazing weather. We had peter come and offer some great meals and chocolate drinks 😉. This stay in our 6 people penthouse is must visit. Very spacious, hospitality is worth the visit. Beautiful, spacious two bathrooms, sleeps six to be accurate. Excellent balcony...

4Thank Debkal4nia
DefenderResorts, Public Relations Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for sharing your feedback and tips for travelers! We appreciate the time you took to share all this great information! We love our beach too and are thrilled that you had an enjoyable time! We hope to have you back at the Sea Palace again soon!

Reviewed 21 June 2014

Our party of 7 stayed in the "Penthouse" - 6th floor - the view was amazing, the location perfect -- we had our quiet end of the beach as we watched the cruise ships come in almost every day. We could walk to the shops, the restaurants, the church. The water was perfect. My elderly parents were on the trip...

3Thank Nancy K
DefenderResorts, Public Relations Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Nancy, thank you so much for your review! We are so happy that your whole family had a great vacation! We will definitely share with everyone, including Eddie, your glowing comments about him and see what we can do! Thank you for staying with us and we hope to have you back very soon!

Reviewed 15 June 2014

We stayed at the Sea Palace from 5/17-5/24 2014. Designated parking would have been a great benefit since renting a car is the BEST way to get around the island. Just rent the car when you get to the airport. Go with who you know or like Avis,Budget or Hertz, we used Budget and it was a 90's toyota. the...

6Thank Natalie C
DefenderResorts, Public Relations Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed your vacation with us! You are correct that we are updating - absolutely everything is getting completely remodeled! Joe has been with us a long time and is very knowledgeable and a huge asset so thank you for the compliment! We hope to have you back with us...

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Reviewed 11 June 2014

I stayed here for a week and really enjoyed the location. It was near the end of Front Street, so it was quiet. Right on the beach, and the views out the balcony at night were stunning. Great Staff, very polite and accommodating. Room was nice and clean and I would definitely stay here again.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write this review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and the staff! Please come back and see us soon!

Montgomery, Alabama
Reviewed 18 May 2014

This was one of our worst experiences coming to SXM, the rooms are not as depicted in RCI catalog, musky smelling, view is of other hotels and streets, location is on the beach and boardwalk, accommodations are older, staff very disrespectful and wasn't the normal SXM friendly as accustomed too. Wouldn't recommend staying here....

3Thank duck1948
DefenderResorts, Public Relations Manager at Sea Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback! We are sorry that your trip to Sea Palace wasn’t as you had hoped. Our resort is in the process of a complete, head-to-toe renovation so hopefully any musky smells you experienced are eliminated. We strive to make all our guests stay the best possible – if you could email...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: $163 - $341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Sea Palace Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 51
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