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The Old Gin House

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We stayed in a room with ocean view which was amazing. The room was really comfortable and cozy. The restaurant is right on the beach with with a great view and the food is pretty good. If I have to say one bad thing, it would be about the staff that is not nice. Either at the restaurant, reception or...

2Thank OzyTanguy
Washington, D.C.
Reviewed 17 June 2016

The Old Gin House is now under newer, younger management. The rooms are "neater" and have fresh everything. The grounds are cleaner than in the past with better lighting at night - we never were concerned but it just looks nicer. You can tell there is some youth in the new more up-to-date menus in the restaurant, more couches around...

3Thank poppa_dive
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Had dinner there with my other half she ordered fish and i had stake. The food was nice also the drinks we ordered. The waiters Gail attended to us was great made sure everything was ok with us. Nice quite place to have a romantic dinner.

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Bunnik, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

The Old Gin House hotel is located in Lower Town Oranjestad just below the Fort Oranje. It is at a beautiful location with nice views of the Bay and the Island of Saba. There is good and safe snorkeling in the bay in front of the hotel along the submerged city wall with lots of a colorful fish and many...

1Thank Dutch_Travel-R
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Can't believe this is a 4 star hotel. The swimming pool is really dirty, airconditioning doesn't work well at alll, the fridge is empty with a luke warm bottle of water on top, there's an outdated coffee machine but no coffee or tea bags to be found, the bathroom is very outdated, there's an old dusty tv screen on the...

4Thank mayamathias
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We stayed at this hotel for one night in March, in the midst of a two week sail around the Caribbean with our friends on their 43 ft. sailboat. We had not planned to stay on Statia originally, but had pulled into anchor in the harbour overnight and tour the island during the day. After we took a taxi tour...

2Thank patterl
Sybolt, Owner at The Old Gin House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review! We'll put the roosters up for dinner special soon ;-) Hope to see you again in the Bay, on our Deck and checking in to OGH again! Best regards, Sybolt welcome@theoldginhouse.com

Steyr, Austria
Reviewed 30 March 2016

under new Management and now it seems to work, great food and sevice, the view is spectacular, the place is clean.......i think the most beautiful, historic bar in the old part of the Hotel.....ask Sunny the Barkeeper for his Mijitos ;-)

2Thank segafredosteyr
Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I appreciate that one cannot expect all to work well on remote islands. I understand that it's unrealistic to expect the amenities of large cities to exist elsewhere. If you want it to be just like home, then stay home. The test in these circumstances isn't whether everything is working perfectly, it's the speed and the effectiveness of the response...

1Thank Biensapeau
Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 13 February 2016

We spent a week at The Old Gin House as part of a dive trip in early February. Very relaxing, comfortable and pleasant - from arrival to departure! Located in the lower city, you can walk to the public doc, or hike uphill to the upper city. The property is built into a hillside, so if you have mobility issues,...

2Thank daisyfae
Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Husband and I spent a week on Statia for a dive trip and stayed at the Old Gin House Hotel. We are told that the Hotel is the nicest on the island and the location is beautiful. However, the hotel rooms are run down. The room we stayed in was filthy when we arrived. The floors were dirty, mold in...

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Address: Oranjebaai 1, St. Eustatius
Region: Caribbean > St. Eustatius
Price Range: $328 - $376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Gin House 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Absolutely get one of the ocean front suites”
brokerdt1, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The ocean view rooms are the place to be, quiet mornings on the shady side of the resort.”
poppa_dive, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“wouldn't go here, hear from other travellers that there are much better and cheaper options”
mayamathias, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Suites on the water (which we saw when loaned to us to take a shower because we had no water) are like staying in a totally different hotel.”
Biensapeau, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Go for the seafront suites. They are worth the money !”
Phillyjanie, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
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