This family hotel recently opened in the northern part of Saint Martin is called the Golden Tap and the name refers to its history. In the 1930s it used to be a tap-making factory and now is a friendly hotel with a vibrant bistro on the ground floor. Three floors, sixteen rooms, no elevator and charming English style décor – vintage furniture and floral wallpaper. Lovely extras are free Wi-Fi, a dock station for Apple gadgets and a coffee machine in every room. Prices start from €140.