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L'Esperance Hotel

Tiger Road 4 Cay Hill, Philipsburg St Martin / St Maarten
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#6 of 12 hotels in Philipsburg
Guests will experience traditional Creole hospitality in their choice of 22 air-conditioned suites. Hotel L'Esperance is set just below rolling hills. Landscaped gardens, a sundeck and swimming pool invite guests to relax in the Caribbean sun. All suites are equipped with kitchenettes, cable television, and telephones.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Outdoor pool
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
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Room features
Air conditioning
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French
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Eightythird S wrote a review Nov 2020
The Valley, Anguilla6 contributions1 helpful vote
So this place is very interesting i must say, I have stayed her a handful of times and the staff is always pleasant. There is a pool available which i only used once because i am not a lover of swimming. There is a big bed and a nice living in in the rooms. However, the place needs a facelift. If you are in the downstairs room, the guest on the top floor can be very disturbing as you hear every foot step and any other happenings. The rooms are always clean.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Angelita Marsham wrote a review Sep 2019
12 contributions1 helpful vote
I love the rooms especially the 2 bedroom rooms where you feel at home outside of your home. It's clean and as skeptical as we are as a family, my skeptical children loved it (Wonder where they got that from :-) ) We literally had no complaints. It's close to supermarkets and the sports center, which our children love!!!
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Date of stay: November 2018
BDCrawf wrote a review Apr 2019
Alberta3 contributions
Clean, friendly staff, well-kept, very nice decor, centrally located, comfortable. Everyone always tried to help us and always with a smile. It also has a very clean salt water pool. Rooms have a kitchenette. It's sort of out-of-the way, and even some taxi drivers hadn't heard of it or had trouble finding it. But you won't regret staying here. Close to two food stores and one fantastic restaurant (Mark's Place), which are within 5 min. or so walking time. Garden areas are impeccably kept and maintenance staff are always on the job. Be prepared for a noisy generator that kicks in once in a while for a few minutes during the day. This is only a problem with some rooms. We never heard it the first time we stayed, but we heard it the next time (room 106). And we loved the crowing roosters. Also a few barking dogs now and then. Otherwise, very quiet. Air conditioned bedroom and a fan in the living room.
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Date of stay: April 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Shower floor may be slippery. Some rooms (e.g. 106) are close to the generator building and when...
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Response from L'Esperance H, Front Office Manager at L'Esperance Hotel
Responded 25 May 2019
Hi , We thank you for choosing to stay with us again. We are more than happy that you enjoyed your stay, and we always try our best to help out in any way possible.
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Steve N wrote a review Feb 2019
Green Bay, United States15 contributions10 helpful votes
I have known the owners for close to 20 years. We are always treated like family. Great service and clean, comfortable rooms. Quiet neighborhood, centrally located, can get to anywhere on the island within 20-25 minutes
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Date of stay: January 2019
Response from L'Esperance H, Front Office Manager at L'Esperance Hotel
Responded 25 May 2019
Hi Steve, we look forward to having you guys every year. It's always a pleasure.
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stevethetraveller wrote a review Jan 2019
Ayr, Canada46 contributions31 helpful votes
This is an older hotel, in a classic style. It is maintained well and the cleaning staff is dedicated. We have stayed here many times and any couple we bring is pleasantly surprised at how comfortable the place is. Rooms are roomy, kitchenette lets you do some food prep, you can walk to a no-frills grocery store or drive a short distance to Carrefour. Pool is beautiful plus there are multiple place to sit, relax and enjoy the many views. Samantha and Sharon at the front desk are a pleasure to deal with, but honestly everyone here seems to be interested in hosting your stay. Yes the building is older, I think the one thing that you have to get the knack for is the hot water in the shower...get wet, turn it off, lather up and then turn it on again to rinse or you’ll run out of hot water. As another reviewer pointed out they clean so hard here that you likely could eat off the floor. There is always someone working on maintenance as well, patching, painting, replacing cedar roof shingles etc so that it looks cared for. If you want comfort, want clean and don’t need all the frills then this is your place.
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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US$143 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about L'Esperance Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to L'Esperance Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Joe's Jewelry (2.3 km), Majesty Jewelers (2.5 km), and Grand Jewelers (2.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at L'Esperance Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at L'Esperance Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
Is parking available at L'Esperance Hotel?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to L'Esperance Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bistrot Caraibes, La Villa Restaurant, and IZI Ristorante Italiano.
Are there opportunities to exercise at L'Esperance Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at L'Esperance Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and French.
Are there any historical sites close to L'Esperance Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Fort Amsterdam (2.0 km) and The Rusty Parrot - Sint Maarten Pirate Experience (2.9 km).