3 star hotel with 169 rooms. The Mercure Simson Beach hotel is located on Nettle Bay, 5 minutes from Marigot and 7 kilometres from Juliana International Airport. Boasting Creole architecture and decor, the hotel features a restaurant overlooking the lag . oon and offering evening entertainment, a wet edge swimming pool, a white sand beach facing the lagoon as well as a tennis court. Mercure also offers numerous free activities throughout the day in addition to excursions charges apply .