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"Nothing unique about the place. Good clean room. Quite, but in an industrial area, i used it for an overnight to catch an early morning flight " More

By a verified traveler on Sun 10 Mar 2019

Hotel Description

Hotel near Great Bay Beach in Cole Bay

Close to airport

Within 6 miles (10 km) of this hotel, you'll find Great Bay Beach and Philipsburg Courthouse. Maho Beach and American University of the Caribbean are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Free perks

This hotel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free self parking. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the express check-in, express check-out, and airport shuttle. A coffee shop, a terrace, and a garden are also on offer.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Offering conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 15 guestrooms also have free WiFi and satellite TV. Espresso makers, free bottled water, and ceiling fans are also available.

Standard Studio, 1 Queen Bed, Refrigerator & Microwave

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$66* Per night/room Jul 13 - Jul 14

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Kitchenette

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Studio, 2 Twin Beds, Refrigerator & Microwave

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Studio, 1 King Bed, Kitchenette

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Carls Unique Inn ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.2 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 2.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Carls Unique Inn

Everyone (1) Family (1)
2 out of 5
Bed very uncomfortable, and sheets like sandpaper. VERY NOISY

Posted by on Mar 10, 2019

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4 out of 5
Nothing unique about the place. Good clean room. Quite, but in an industrial area, i used it for an overnight to catch an early morning flight

Posted by on Mar 10, 2019

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4 out of 5
Clean. Basic. WiFi, TV, A/C, coffee machine, fridge work fine. People are nice. For the price it’s a good value. Someone complained of “no furniture”. I’ve stayed twice in the last 30 days. Fully furnished.

Posted by on Mar 1, 2019

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3 out of 5

Nice hotel for short stay

Hotel was reasonably price and the staff were accommodating

Posted by on May 30, 2017

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Property Features

There's a coffee shop/café on site, as well as a snack bar/deli. Free breakfast is available daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. A terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Carls Unique Inn. Self parking is free. This Cole Bay hotel is smoke free.

  • 15 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Built in 1996
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Conference center
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Convenience store
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Princess Juliana Intl. Airport (SXM) (4.9 km / 3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Carls Unique Inn offers 15 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and espresso makers. Televisions come with satellite channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. This Cole Bay hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in January 2019.

  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Espresso maker
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast on weekdays from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Carl & Sons Bakery - This coffee shop serves breakfast and lunch.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Ziplining nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 72 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 9:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and lunch. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 15.00 per room (one-way)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 35.00 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Carls Unique
  • Carls Unique Cole Bay
  • Carls Unique Inn
  • Carls Unique Inn Cole Bay
  • Carls Unique Inn Hotel
  • Carls Unique Inn Cole Bay
  • Carls Unique Inn Hotel Cole Bay

You should know

  • Carls Unique Inn offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 48 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.

National Rating

This property does not have a Sint Maarten Tourist Board rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.