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4.0 out of 5

"Turquoise Shell Inn is a small (10 rooms) pleasant spot right across the street from Rancho and the HUGE yachts are parked right there. We had a 1 b ... " More

By a verified traveler on Sun 31 Jan 2016

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Hotel Description

3-star beach aparthotel near Mullet Bay Beach

Walk to the beach

You'll find Maho Beach and Mullet Bay Beach within 3 miles (5 km) of this Simpson Bay aparthotel. Simpson Bay Beach and Kim Sha Beach are also within half a mile (1 km).

Fun at the beach

An outdoor pool, free self parking, and free newspapers are featured at this aparthotel. WiFi in public areas is free. A library, dry cleaning, and barbecue grills are also on offer.

Free WiFi, kitchen

The apartment features a well-equipped kitchen with a refrigerator, a stovetop, and a microwave, as well as a TV with cable channels. Free WiFi, a patio, and a sitting area are also available.

Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Turquoise Shell Inn ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Turquoise Shell Inn

Everyone (1)
4 out of 5

Great off beaten track, but on beach

Pros: Very personal and friendly, feels like you are staying with friends. All the restaurants and entertainment are steps away, yet not intrusive.
Location: Centrally located
Turquoise Shell Inn is a small (10 rooms) pleasant spot right across the street from Rancho and the HUGE yachts are parked right there. We had a 1 bedroom with living room and a full kitchen. Not large, but big enough, frankly we didn't spend a lot of time in the room. Simpson Beach is out the back door. There is a small pool on site which was nice to sit beside in the evenings. A few steps from Welfare Rd and restaurant row made entertainment and dining easy to walk to. Buses and taxis right out the door, we did not need a car, although there is parking. This is not 5 star accommodations, no room service etc. But Carter (the owner) and his helpers are very fine and personable hosts. I like a place where they know my name, carry on conversations and care about how your visit is going. We were there for almost a month and will be going back again next year.

Posted by , from Aspen, Colorado on Jan 31, 2016

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About the Turquoise Shell Inn

Location 34 Simpson Bay Road, Simpson Bay,

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from March 2 2022 to December 31 2022 (dates subject to change).

Property Features

As a guest of this aparthotel, you'll find an outdoor pool, a library, and tour/ticket assistance. Public spaces have free WiFi. This aparthotel also features barbecue grills, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Self parking is free. This 3-star Simpson Bay aparthotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 10 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Library
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

This aparthotel offers 10 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary newspapers and complimentary bottled water. Rooms open to patios. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Accommodations at this 3-star aparthotel have kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Cable television is provided. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and ceiling fans. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Private patio
  • Separate bedroom
  • Sitting area
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator (full size)
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the aparthotel include an outdoor pool.

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 5 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 5 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 9 AM - 5 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 5 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 noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 4 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 4 are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Cribs (infant 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; cash is not accepted

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 Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. The property is professionally cleaned; 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. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC).

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Property follows sanitization practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • Staffed front desk
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • No gap period between guest stays

Hotel Names

  • Shell Inn
  • Turquoise Inn
  • Turquoise Shell
  • Turquoise Shell Inn
  • Turquoise Shell Inn Simpson Bay
  • Turquoise Shell Simpson Bay
  • Turquoise Shell Hotel Simpson Bay
  • Turquoise Shell Inn St Maarten-St Martin/Simpson Bay
  • Turquoise Shell Inn St. Maarten-St. Martin/Simpson Bay
  • Turquoise Shell Inn Aparthotel
  • Turquoise Shell Inn Simpson Bay
  • Turquoise Shell Inn Aparthotel Simpson Bay

You should know

  • Children 4 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.

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.