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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Great service by maid Sherry, owners have been there 35+ years and can share a unique history of the island with you. Close to Simpson Bay shops & restaurants. Wrap around balconies, multiroom suites, stunning beach walk & views.

Thank Pug D
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We decided to return to St Maarten and self cater following a disappointing all inclusive experience the time before The Horny Toad is a short ride from the airport usually around 10 minutes Betty welcomed us on arrival and gave us the run down on our room and facilities and showed us around the small clean and well kept complex...

Thank steve_brown14
Derry, New Hampshire
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We were on a corporate award trip, staying at the Great Bay Sonesta. Not particularly impressed with that resort. Due to the major storm on the East Coast last week, our flight was delayed (and delayed again) - Great Bay had no rooms open so we were scrambling to find lodging. We had the lucky coincidence to meet Betty &...

Thank lindadale
Leland, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I'd been to island 9 years ago but stayed in a large hotel/resort. This time I wanted something more intimate and closer to other amenities. The owner, Betty, is delightful and very customer-oriented and friendly. She emailed me before my trip to see if I needed them to buy some food for the studio I would be staying in for...

Thank jeanzet
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

What can I say about this place it's different and wonderful ! Cherry is wonderful and really adds to the place. I feel like I was on a private island. I hope one day we can come back. It's a total Caribbean feel.

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Sarnia, Canada
Reviewed 27 December 2015

We stayed at the Horny Toad with 4 other couples the first of December. Everything you read in the positive from the reviews is true. The rooms were modest but super clean. Jackie & Cherry were wonderful and made sure we were on rest and relaxation the whole time. We loved meeting under the gazebo every morning with our coffee...

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Kitchener, Canada
Reviewed 28 October 2015

I am a little late on this review but...better late than never! My husband and I stayed at The Horny Toad 20-27Sep15. We had never stayed on Sint Maarten and thought we would choose a new destination to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. I arrived on staying at THTGH from reviewing traveller reviews on TA as well as other sites...

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Westerville, Ohio
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

Serviceable, modest rooms with unparalleled access to a secluded stretch of Simpson Bay Beach. Very quiet, friendly. Cash or check very much preferred over credit. Close to the airport, but we only heard the planes during the daytime. We didn't love the area--Simpson Bay, in general--but the hotel was really great.

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Anaheim, California
Reviewed 22 August 2015

This was our first stop on our vacation and it was amazing. Cherry was extremely helpful. Our room was amazing with a view you couldn't beat. Being in Simpson Bay kept us around all the action, even though it was the "off season". Great beach area, quiet, relaxing and just an overall great atmosphere. Would definitely stay here again. Looking...

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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Wow! The location and outlook of this place is actually more amazing than the photographs show. We had taken up the offer of a food shop so when we arrived everything was there for us in the huge fridge freezer. We were provided with beach and shower towels and our room was cleaned every day. It was a mere 15...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Horny Toad is a deliberately small and distinctive guesthouse known for its congenial and unpretentious atmosphere. The original building is a former governor's house tastefully renovated into spacious, fully-equipped apartments. Each of the eight apartments is delightfully different, displaying a personality of its own. All rooms have fully-equipped kitchens, king size beds, complete baths with shower, and daily maid service. Fresh flowers are arranged in the units every day. The guesthouse is on the beach and provides beach chairs, towels and floats. An outdoor barbecue pavilion with two Weber gas grills, table and hammock allow you to enjoy dining beach-side. Simpson Bay beach is a beautiful, uncrowded mile-long beach - just a few steps from each apartment - great for walking, swiming and sunbathing.The Toad has been awarded Fodor's Choice Award each year including the most recent in 2012. They called us the "island's best value" on the Dutch side of St Maarten.This is a No Smoking property. No children under seven years of age, please. We can arrange to have a rental car for your use and stock your unit with food before arrival upon request. There is free high-speed WiFi in all the units and a complimentary computer with internet access and printer in the business center/reception area. Free gated parking on the property. Grocery stores, French bakery, shops and multiple restaurants are within a 5-6 block walk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Horny Toad Guesthouse

Address: 2 Vlaun Dr., Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Region: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Sint Maarten > Simpson Bay
Price Range: ₹ 8,387 - ₹ 15,969 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Horny Toad Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“A great view from second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Z3577XKdonm, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose one on the second floor for more privacy - no one is walking by your room on their way to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles lindadale, 30 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor had a better view of the beach”
 of 5 bubbles jeanzet, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We had an ocean front room and the view is amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles Y5772UBscottm, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Room #6 on the lower level was able to accommodate 2 on a bed and 1 on a pull out bed. The shower is disconnected from the restroom.”
 of 5 bubbles solarsnorkeler, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
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