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Turquoise Shell Inn

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Queens Village, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You are charged more on the weekend but the room does not get cleaned on Sunday. If there is an issue, the office is closed. Checkout time there was no one around. We had to just leave the key in the room. We like the location and there have been renovations in some of the rooms but the good vibes...

Thank asadia2017
New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed for three days at the beginning of our vacation and three days at the end of our vacation in St Martin. It's clean and comfortable. Close to many good restaurants and entertainment. Free parking right in front of your unit. Well equipped kitchen cable TV, free Internet, beach towels. We will be staying there again in April 2017...

Thank Louise L
Northfield, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This hotel is off the beaten path, but my husband and I were more than pleased with our 1 night stay. We needed a place to sleep for our last night on St Maarten and booked here. Room was more than we needed but comfortable and clean. I would not hesitate to come back here and will probably be in...

1Thank lorijeannj
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This place is clean and quiet. I went with my daughter and we appreciated having a full kitchen so we could go to the local market and buy fish to cook. The kitchen was well-appointed and had everything we needed. The beds were fine, nothing special but a good, safe place to sleep. The grounds are well-kept with a small...

Thank NessieBo
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Do not let the immediate surroundings or even the external appearance of this hotel frighten you. This is very convenient place, perfectly clean, very pleasant and helpful manager and staff. Close to the airport, to a nice beach, and to several restaurants.

Thank ChaletLaMar
TShellSxm, Owner at Turquoise Shell Inn, responded to this review

Yes, here in the Caribbean buildings are close together and the neighbors can detract from the property. We try to keep our property clean and tidy. Room cleanliness is most important. Thanks for your review

Union City
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

We love to travel, n have been to quite a few places. This is my first review precisely because St. Maarten, Carter n his staff at this lovely inn made the trip so worthwhile n memorable. The hotel may not be fancy, but the location is perfect in the Simpson Bay area. The accomodations have everything u need so that...

1Thank Tomas N
TShellSxm, Owner at Turquoise Shell Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We love to hear when our guests enjoy their stay. Personal service and clean comfortable rooms are what we strive for.

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We stayed at the Turquoise Shell Inn in March, we had room #4, which was ideally located on the ground floor, with a small patio in front with a view of the pool. While not luxurious, it was nicely decorated and very clean, with a fully equipped kitchen and a separate bedroom with a quiet air conditioning unit. Great WIFI....

1Thank Michele639
Graham, North Carolina
Reviewed 29 December 2015

While we stayed here as a super convenient airport stopover, we would not hesitate to come back and stay longer. Our room was clean, comfortable, and well equipped for a longer stay. We arrived in the afternoon and found easy access to the beach out the back and across the road. It was less than an hour from landing to...

1Thank CallustheJameses
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

I would NEVER recommend this hotel! We called owner Carter before a Caribbean cruise leaving and returning to Saint Maarten. He took our credit card and guaranteed us a 8am check in the day our cruise arrived and we told him we only needed the room for five hours until our flight. A day room. The charge for five hours...

TShellSxm, Owner at Turquoise Shell Inn, responded to this review

I deeply regret the inconvenience that a misunderstanding over this reservation caused the guest. I did receive a phone call requesting a day rental and we agreed on the price. Unfortunately the check in time was confused. I wrote down 9 Am. We are a small property and staffing is based on guest arrivals and departures. I was leaving the...

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 16 October 2015

From start to finish our experience with Turquoise Shell Inn was absolutely ace. Carter is wonderful and thinks of everything. The rooms are comfortable, great water pressure in the shower and you are right one the beach! Enjoy coffee on your porch and within minutes be on the white sand beach and enjoying the beautiful water. This is an ideal...

2Thank SharkyJillian
TShellSxm, Owner at Turquoise Shell Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind remarks. We do strive to make our guests feel comfortable. There are times when we miss a bit, but we do our best.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A small 10 room Inn located in the heart of Simpson Bay. Easy walking distance to all manner of shopping. Simpson Bay beach just our the back gate. Each unit is a small one bedroom apartment with equipped kitchen and private air cionditioned bedroom ... more   less 

Additional Information about Turquoise Shell Inn

Address: 34 Simpson Bay Rd., Simpson Bay 00000, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Region: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Sint Maarten > Simpson Bay
Price Range: $188 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Turquoise Shell Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Turquoise Shell Hotel Simpson Bay
Turquoise Shell Simpson Bay
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“Beware of beds, there are sharp corners. I hurt my leg by bumping into corner of bed first day in hotel.”
asadia2017, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“First floor has private patios.”
LouiseL521, 13 May 2015 | Read review
“Pretty much all the same. If you can, get a ground florr room because you get a tiny patio with chairs which would be nice in the morning (we were on the top floor). PS. There are only 2 floors.”
cameronm803, 13 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Rooms 1-5, on the ground floor, have private porches (a good spot to leave sandy shoes, towels, etc.) and a table for 2.”
LarryEls, 18 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Main floor”
  • small private porch
  • separate bedroom - queen and single beds
  • pool area
  • sitting/kitchen area
ontheroadmaryg, 8 Feb 2015 | Read review
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