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Carls Unique Inn

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Deluxe Studio, 1 King Bed, Kitchenette | In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
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Standard Studio, 2 Twin Beds, Refrigerator & Microwave | In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes
Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Kitchenette | In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout drapes

Overview of Carls Unique Inn

Carls Unique Inn

2.0 star property
No-frills Cole Bay hotel with conference center

8.2/10 Very Good

171 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
The price is $86
Price available on 12/5/2022
18 Orange Grove Rd, Cole Bay, 00000

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Maho Beach - 13 min drive
  • Orient Bay Beach - 31 min drive

Getting around

  • Princess Juliana Intl. Airport (SXM) - 16 min drive
  • Grand Case (SFG-L'Esperance) - 29 min drive
  • Gustavia (SBH-Gustaf III) - 18 miles/29 km
  • The Valley (AXA-Clayton J. Lloyd Intl.) - 12.1 miles/19.5 km
  • Saba (SAB-Juancho E. Yrausquin) - 28.4 miles/45.7 km
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Panlaan - 11 min walk
  • The Stone Restaurant - 11 min walk
  • Izi Ristorante Italiano - 12 min walk
  • Carousel Gelateria Bar - 13 min walk
  • Pizza Italy - 16 min walk

About this property

Carls Unique Inn

Carls Unique Inn is just 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from the airport and offers a shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 15.00 per room one-way. Guests looking for a bite to eat can check out Carl & Sons Bakery, which serves breakfast and lunch. A snack bar/deli and a terrace are offered, and in-room conveniences include refrigerators and microwaves. Fellow travelers say good things about the helpful staff and WiFi.


Dutch, English, French, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Property is disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast and lunch
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 15 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 10 PM
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • 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

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast 6:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekends
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Grocery/convenience store

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Ziplining nearby

Working away

  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff


  • Built in 1996
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Espresso maker
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free bottled water
  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


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

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 15.00 per room (one-way)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 35.00 (subject to availability)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected using an electrostatic sprayer; 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.

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.


This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector and a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Does Carls Unique Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Carls Unique Inn does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Carls Unique Inn?
As of Dec 2, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Carls Unique Inn on Dec 5, 2022 start from $86, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Carls Unique Inn?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Carls Unique Inn?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Carls Unique Inn?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Carls Unique Inn?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 15.00 per room one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Carls Unique Inn?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of USD 35.00 (subject to availability). Express check-in and check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
Is there an onsite casino at Carls Unique Inn?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Paradise Plaza (12-min walk) and Hollywood Casino (2-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Carls Unique Inn and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like cycling, boat tours, and hiking. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Carls Unique Inn also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Carls Unique Inn?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Panlaan (11-min walk), The Stone Restaurant (11-min walk), and Izi Ristorante Italiano (12-min walk).
What's the area around Carls Unique Inn like?
Carls Unique Inn is a short 12-minute walk from Paradise Plaza and 17 minutes' walk from Seaside Nature Park. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings


Very Good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

D P, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

José, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Deniece, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

easy place to stay near where boat was
Patricia, 2-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very Good

Patricia, 2-night trip
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2/10 Poor

There was no staff at the desk to check us in. Another guest gave us their room and went to stay with a friend. We were unable to get anyone on the phone.
Matana, 1-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very Good

Carron, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Bennett, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

The property was extremely clean and the rooms were huge with lots of amenities. It is close enough to town to walk to some other locations. The staff was lovely and extremely helpful.
Karen, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The staff very friendly
Francisco, 3-night trip
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