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Sergeant Bluff, IA
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As soon as we landed in St. Maarten (Dutch side), we felt welcomed. The shuttle was waiting for us to take us to The Esmeralda (we paid ahead of time for the shuttle.) When arriving at Esmeralda, we were immediately welcomed by Eli in the reception area. He checked us in and gave us directions and advice to where to...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First and foremost: The staff. The front desk is usually staffed by only one person, and for the times we had the most questions it was Eliu who attended us. He serves as the receptionist, operator, concierge and shop clerk. He manages to do all of the above exceptionally well, which is rare in the hospitality industry. He has managed...

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Claudie N, General Manager at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

we thank you very much for your descriptive comments. this will help a lot of guests.

Sandisfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I just came back from the esmeralda wed. after 6 night stay there. I can not say enough about the place from the staff, to the actual accomodations to the location. It is laid out in a fashion that wherever your room is it is convenient to something. We were across from the lobby and the Astrolabe,...

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Claudie N, General Manager at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

thank you very much we appreciate your comments

Norfolk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at Esmerelda almost every year since 2001, and I cannot say enough good things about this resort. The location, staff and relaxed casual atmosphere make this a true vacation spot. While not luxurious, the resorts furnishings are well appointed and comfortable. The proximity to CoCo Beach cannot be beat - the restaurant there is delightful with excellent...

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Claudie N, General Manager at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

thank you very much for your nice comments

Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived Eliu made us feel welcome, after showing us to our accommodation his suggestion to just chill for the first night and go to the Coco beach cafe to grab a bite was right on. From that point on, any time we went into reception for any reason, he in the evenings or Audrey during the...

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thank you very much for your comments. we are glad you enjoy your stay with us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited many hotels on the island to find the right place to stay for my parents. Esmeralda Resort is great value for money. The large, green property scattered with small buildings with each only 4 spacious rooms - and each building with its own pool - is wonderful if you're looking for peace and privacy. The access to the...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Esmeralda for 4 days last week. It was a great trip. When we arrived we asked if there was a Villa that was empty so we could have the pool to ourselves. Lucky for us there was one. We stayed in 522 that was close to the main road but the road noise was not a problem....

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Claudie N, General Manager at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

we thank you very much for your comments. you enjoy your stay. hope to welcome you again, regards

Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I just finished our 7 night stay, returning home last night. This was our 5th stay at the resort. We've never been disappointed by the staff when it comes to performing their services.....from housekeeping, reception/concierge, beach bar staff and maintenance. On this visit, we met two new people with whom we both enjoyed seeing and conducting business...

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Claudie N, General Manager at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

we all thank you very much for your outstanding comments. we enjoy your friendly attitude. we are doing our best to accomodate all our clients. merci beaucoup.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my husband went to this beautiful resort for March break.We got superior room and it was big enough with private swimming pool.Most important the staff were very nice and friendly.Eliu was the one who was very helpful and very friendly.I usually travel twice a year the last two year we went to Sonnesta and Le beach in Marrigot...

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thank you very much. we are glad you enjoy your stay with us.

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first trip to the Caribbean. We've been all over the world and are seasoned travelers, but have not really done a beach vacation. We chose Esmeralda based on their web-site and reviews. We were very pleased with our choice. Excellent service, no mis-steps at all. Anais at the front desk is a gem. We will be back!

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thank you for your comments we transmit your greating to Anais

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ESMERALDA RESORT, situated on the magnificent white sands of Orient Bay in French St. Martin offers just 65 rooms and suites spread among elegant tropical gardens in 17 villas. Esmeralda is the only four star hotel in St Martin on Orient Beach.Esmeralda's Coco Beach Bar offers beachfront lunch & cocktails. L'Astrolabe, the resort's fine dining restaurant offers French Creole and Continental cuisine. Guests receive dining privileges at 12 + restaurants in Orient Bay. Only minutes to more fine dining,shopping and entertainment. Rooms include a kitchenette, king bed, sitting area and patio. What makes this property so special is it's unique plantation style layout with only four rooms or suites per villa. For privacy, each villa has its own swimming pool and each accommodation has its own private entrance and terrace... Guests may reserve anything from a single superior or deluxe room or a generous sized suite or an entire 3 - 5 bedroom villa. Due to the way this resort in St Martin is situated on the property that is perpendicular to the beach there is limited availability in the two ocean front villas that include the Presidential Suites and deluxe oceanfront rooms. All superior and deluxe rooms include kitchenettes. Suites offer full kitchens and large living rooms. Guests enjoy the peaceful surroundings and a cordial, pampering yet unobtrusive on-site multi-lingual staff prepared to assist with any special needs. Esmeralda offers free use of beach chairs & umbrellas. Each accommodation has a fully equipped kitchenette (suites have fully equipped kitchens including dishwasher), large tile bath with hair dryer plus a 110 outlet for shavers only, color satellite TV, room safe, air conditioning with ceiling fan, daily maid service. All bedrooms have Color TV by satellite (8 channels and video system), telephone, private safe, A/C, ceiling fan, private, furnished terrace, kitchenette with micro wave, electric coffee pot, refrigerator and dishes. SUPERIOR, DELUXE AND OCEANFRONT ROOMS: King or two double beds, kitchenette. Maximum occupancy: 2 people. Superior rooms have garden view and are generally located further from the beach. Deluxe rooms are a bit larger located nearer the pool. Oceanfront rooms are located nearest the beach. SUPERIOR SUITES: Spacious living room and bedroom area with king size four poster bed and full size pull-out sofa bed plus a fully equipped kitchen. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults & 2 children. PRESIDENTIAL SUITES: Large dining and living room area with full size sofa bed, separate master bedroom with king size colonial bed, TV in living room and master bedroom, 1 1/2 baths, radio/cassette/CD player and fully equipped kitchen. Suite is oceanfront. Maximum occupancy: 4 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Esmeralda Resort

Address: Baie Orientale | BP 5141, Orient Bay 97071, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Region: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Saint-Martin > Orient Bay
Price Range: $222 - $577 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Esmeralda Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Esmeralda Hotel Orient Bay
Esmeralda Hotel Marigot
Esmeralda Resort Marigot
Esmeralda St Martin
Esmeralda Resort St Martin
Renaisance Esmeralda Resort
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“closer to beach, of course. ask for an upgrade at check-in and they will honor it, i am told.”
happytravelerrn, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a villa that not have anyone else in it for your stay, or part of your stay.”
S2693GVtoma, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Seem to all be good, villas w/ 4 rooms each surrounding a swimming pool. It was nice and quiet. There are very sweet cats on the property.”
mqosjan, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you want a room close to the beach, book 1 year in advance.”
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kenpom, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“476 right opposite the best pool shared just with 3 other rooms at the bungalow. Only 50 yards from the beach and 100 yards from the sea.”
keithb612, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
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