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Ocean Lounge

Front Street 45 | Holland House Beach Hotel, Philipsburg 00393, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-542-2572
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Bar, European, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Front Street 45 | Holland House Beach Hotel, Philipsburg 00393, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our cruise stopped in Philipsburg, St Maarten. We walked from the cruise pier to the beach (short, easy walk - 10 minutes). We paid $25 for 2 beach chairs - padded/nice and umbrella including 4 drinks. Great deal. Lots of places to rent chairs for...More

Thank twwcda
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and i ordered the "seafood experience" for two. Fantastic !!!. Would recommend this to all. Traveled in May 2017. Very few travelers here at this time. Great service - do not personally like raw oysters. Chef took them back and prepared them specially...More

Thank L4110CDbrianb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overlooking the port of Phillipsburg, Rose from Holland was a fine hostess and server. The food was spectacular- French and Dutch entrees, this establishment was 5 star!

Thank Manipulators44
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The bar for my Hotel with the same bartender that was there for my first visit in 2002. All the bar staff are friendly and helpful. The outdoor seating is great with nice couches, a fire pit and the bar, They do allow smoking which...More

Thank Luckycharme
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We never fail to go to the Ocean Lounge more than once, when in Philipsburg. The food is excellent and the venue is beautiful and relaxing. They have a great bar with a large seating area with trees and umbrellas for shade.

Thank Ron P
Reviewed 6 March 2017

excellent food and service. very relaxing atmosphere. we had a variety of seafood and pasta and sandwiches, all of which were outstand.

Thank WJ60
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The Holland House restaurant is (was) a favorite of ours for lunch when we had a cruise stop in Sint Maarten. On our last visit in October, 2016 it was completely different than our several other visits. It took a long time to be seated...More

Thank ilovemaui57
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We had 4 dinners in the Ocean Lounge during our stay at the Holland House and they were exceptional. The Petite Filet Mignon was our favorite with a salmon appetizer that was to die for. You could cut the Filet Mignon with a fork and...More

1  Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Just a bit down the beach fro the Sonesta Great Bay Beach, Casino and Spa, this restaurant has amazing food and a spectacular view! The service is a bit confused at times, but nothing too bad.

Thank robin m
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great Ambience, terrible management of the reservations, made a 7:30PM reservation 2 weeks ahead, didn't get sat for almost an hour, (clearly forgot us) after inquiring, we get sat in the back by the wait staff side station...by that point we asked to be moved!...More

Thank Leo6626
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How can I purchase a gift certificate for a couple who will be in St. Martin in July?
24 May 2017|
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Response from Luckycharme | Reviewed this property |
I would do as others suggested and contact Holland House directly as the restaurant is located in the Hotel.
Is the new years eve dinner child friendly? We have 2 daughters, aged almost 9 and 10 and eat very "mature" dishes, but not sure if children are welcome for New Years eve event.
4 November 2016|
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Response from PaulBoetekees | Property representative |
Good afternoon! The New Years Eve party at the hotel is accessible to all guests. You are very welcome and please contact our food and beverage manager Mr Paul Melskens for further infomation and arrangements. We look... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street 45 | Holland House Beach Hotel, Philipsburg 00393, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Philipsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 721-542-2572
  • E-mail
Ocean front dining experience at the Holland House Beach Hotel