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missouri
Reviewed 25 February 2008

We stayed for a week and had an excellent time. Our room was very clean and we enjoyed the daily room service. I love the addition of the shower get and shampoo dispensers. It is a relaxing place to go whether out by the pool, or sitting on the deck. The beach is close and there are many restaurants within...

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Hilton Head Island
Reviewed 18 February 2008

If you're looking for a great place in a convenient location, the Turquoise Shell Inn is for you. Carter, the owner, greeted us promptly on our arrival and advised us of a wonderful place for dinner (Ric's). Our room was clean and comfortable, and very reasonably priced. Will we go back to St. Maarten? Yes. Would we stay or recommend...

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Clifton, VA
Reviewed 14 February 2008

Wow! What an excellent hotel! It in a prefect location with about 17 restaurants in walking distance along with a bunch of other shops (including a 7-Alive, like a 7-11). The rooms have a kitchen/living room area and bed room. Tons of space! The beach is about a 100 foot walk and the airport is about a $10 taxi ride...

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NH
Reviewed 13 February 2008

Left the Turquoise Shell Inn yesterday, after our 3rd stay. The hotel was very well kept, as it was in our previous stays. The rooms are spacious, and always immaculately clean. Hosts were very friendly and helpful, and the mile long Simpson Bay Beach beach behind the Inn is just beautiful. You can't go wrong staying at the Turquoise Shell...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 29 January 2008

I also booked to stay at the Turquoise Shell Inn after reading all of the rave reviews and because I had a few days to kill in St. Maarten on my own. It was perfect for me, for a couple of days, and I know the Island well. The room was clean and spacious, the managers very friendly and helpful...

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Green Bay, WI
Reviewed 28 January 2008

I made reservations to stay at Turquoise after reading the rave reviews and seeing their web site. The reservations were made months in advance. Our group of 6 arrived and low and behold he did not have a room for me. I was informed he had reserved a room for us at Traveler's Inn and said I should be happy...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 24 February 2007

We wanted a moderately priced hotel for one night upon our arrival in St. Maarten as we planned to go to Saba early the next day. The Turquoise Shell Inn exceeded all of our expectations. The owners (I presume) Carter and Marcus were wonderful to us and made us feel so at home! The property is quaint, clean, and an...

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atlanta
Reviewed 18 April 2006

My wife and I were looking for a low to moderately priced place in a good location. We didn't expect a fancy resort, but this place exceeded our expectations. The location is superb. It's just literally a few steps from beautiful private Simpson Bay beach. It's only a very short walk to everything you need, including good restaurants, and only...

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Walnut Creek, CA
Reviewed 6 February 2006

The Turquoise Shell Inn is a sweet 12 unit Inn with pool, positioned between the Bay and the Lagoon at Simpson Bay. We had a 2 room unit with a complete kitchen. The best thing about the Inn is the charming staff who took care of our every need. This isn't a fancy upscale site, the plumbing has it's problems...

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Nevis
Reviewed 3 January 2006

The Turquoise Shell is a cozy inn with superb service. We stayed for a long weekend over New Years and were very happy with the accommodations. We were traveling on a budget, and found the location perfect for walking to a number of excellent restaurants (El Rancho especially) or getting taxi or bus rides to shop in Phillipsburg and explore...

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Amenities

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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
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: £106 - £141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Turquoise Shell Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Turquoise Shell Hotel Simpson Bay
Turquoise Shell Simpson Bay
Turquoise Shell Inn St. Maarten-St. Martin/Simpson Bay
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“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
“I think all rooms pretty much the same...if you wish to sit directly outside your room, you should request a room on the bottom floor.”
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PaulaG-Canada, 28 Jan 2015 | Read review
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