The Pasanggrahan Royal Guesthouse

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

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sea view, pasanggram royal guest house, saint maarten, sint martin, dutch caribbean isands, dutch antilles The Pasanggrahan (which means 'guesthouse' in Indonesian) Royal Guest House is St. Maarten's oldest and most authentic, colonial-style charming inn.

Formerly the Governor's home, a V.I.P. guest house, and royal residence, it is ideally located in Philipsburg on a white sand beach amidst enchanting tropical gardens. Secluded and off beat, it is yet only a minute's stroll to shops, restaurants, casinos and other activities


bedroom, pasanggram royal guest house, saint maarten, sint martin, dutch caribbean isands, dutch antilles The Sydney Greenstreet Bar, located in the main building, was the original room for Holland's visiting dignitaries and royalty. Queen Wilhelmina and Princess Juliana stayed in this room before it was converted to a social bar area. The royal room was moved upstairs and is the only room in the main building with its own secluded balcony. The Queen's Room is furnished with authentic antique furniture including an original four poster bed. It is a very popular room for government officials and honeymooners.

standar rooms, pasanggram royal guest house, saint maarten, sint martin, dutch caribbean isands, dutch antilles The standard rooms are situated in the old building and feature telephone, Cable TV, air-conditioning and shared balcony facing the ocean. The deluxe rooms are situated in the new building, and feature telephone, air-conditioning, Cable TV and a private balcony facing the ocean.The Specialty rooms or business section are located on the top floor of the new building, features the same as a deluxe room, but has a high ceiling and old antique plantation furniture. All high poster beds have mosquito nets over them.


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  • A small, charming, informal guesthouse ... many national magazines have written about how 'in' it is to stay here, and they are right. - Caribbean Bargain Book
  • There are not many authentic old West Indian guesthouses still in business, but this is one of them. Pasanggrahan ... it has just the right ring about it for this delightful little keepsake of an inn. - Ian Keowan's Caribbean Hideaways
  • For a small and formal place in the sun ... and with a beach at your doorstep, we like Pasanggrahan ... admittedly, it's not for everyone, but we loved it. - Editor's Choice, Fodor's




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