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Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Sonesta Great Bay is an a terrific location. Easy walking distance to Front Street. It is an older building, but well kept. Food in all restaurants was very good. Lunches and dinner beach side is very nice. Staff are friendly and easy going. Spa experience was very good - professional and a lot of fun. Beach is beautiful -...

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Marieville, Canada
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In 2015, after visiting 13 islands in the Caribbean, I discovered St-Martin and it was the first place I wanted to return to. It was just the perfect place for me. Not too big, clean, with good food and great people. I like the adult only formula and the weather is just gorgeous. As promised, I was back in April...

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5Thank Denise C
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Many travelers in large groups took over this resort the week we visited. Wherever they were Pool, Hot Tub, Beach, Dinner, lobby bar, Evening Entertainment they may as well screamed "look at us". They were Loud, Rude, inconsiderate and smokers everywhere. 1 night the evening entertainment for the resort was canceled to allow a group to have a private party...

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Kiev
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been on Sint Maarten for 7 nights and stayed mainly on French side as wanted to avoid big crowds and as well Netherlands part is more for fun and party, not calm relaxation. Btw, usually do not stay in 5* and all-inclusive as there is an opinion - if everything is already paid - then the service will not...

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London, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our first visit to St. Maarten. Before I start I am a self-admitted food snob so this resort falls right smack in line with all others I have been to date. The buffet is quite good, the seafood restaurant is forgettable, the hot stone restaurant was good and the pizza bar was good. You won't go hungry but...

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3Thank Rok67
Strafford, New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I went the week of April 28th to May 5th. The rooms are fine enough. You don't spend a lot of time in the room, any way. I would definitely upgrade if you can for the ocean view. We had the junior suite. It was a nice big room and a very large bathroom. The overall staff...

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5Thank summersnow1961
Barrie, Ont
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have visited this resort in 2014 and 2015 and obviously enjoyed it as we returned again May 2017. Our room was on the 7th floor facing the street and appeared to be recently renovated. We never experienced a lack of water nor any problems with not having hot water. As mentioned in many reviews, the location of this property...

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6Thank johnny99
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Resort was small which was nice. The food was good however felt that it was the same thing at the buffet everyday. Beautiful beach however be careful as there is a drop in the water very quickly and if you cant swim ; the current will pull you. The waves can be intense at times the drop makes it worse....

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hamilton,ontario
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was our first trip to Sonesta great Bay my husband and I have stayed two previous times at Sonesta Maho as well as 3 times on a cruise stop . The island is a beautiful place to visit Sonesta great bay is a small adults only resort The staff are absolutely amazing .my husband and I have travelled extensively...

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5Thank canadian051
Satellite Beach, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We prebooked this trip while cruising based on the reviews, it seemed like a good place. The resort is very old. Nothing fancy. The buffet was just ok. I guess if you're drinking all day you wouldn't notice. We arrived at 11 am, it Started to rain at 11:30. We stayed for the lunch buffet and thought the weather would...

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  • Pool
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  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa is a serene Caribbean haven - and St. Maarten’s premier, limitless all-inclusive, adults-only resort. Delivering a new level of sophistication and style, the elegant destination hotel is situated on a mile-long white-sand beach, overlooking Great Bay and the sparkling sea. With endless amenities and personalized service, the resort invites guests to unwind at three swimming pools, four restaurants, four bars, a spa and the Golden Casino for the ultimate vacation experience complimented by stellar service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

Address: 19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Region: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Sint Maarten > Philipsburg
Price Range: $377 - $726 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 257
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Also Known As:
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort And Casino
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Hotel Philipsburg
St Martin Great Bay Hotel
Sonesta Philipsburg
Great Bay Beach Hotel
Philipsburg Sonesta
St Maarten Great Bay Hotel
Hotel Sonesta Great Bay Beach
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa St. Maarten-St. Martin/Philipsburg
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
#3 Family Hotel in Philipsburg
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
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“I prefer the second floor rooms as they are close to the beach, pool and restaurants.”
276denisec, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are a must have. The "mountain view" side is actually a main thoroughfare view and has traffic noise.”
Rok67, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Forget 'island view rooms'. They suck. More like a 'busy road view rooms'. Pay for an ocean view room,'residence' rooms best. .”
  • the amazing sounds of crashing waves 24/7
  • fun watching fishermen and cruise ships across the bay
BeenAroundFolks, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are quieter and the view is worth the extra cost”
ervinjr, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Stay on 5th floor”
725simples, 15 May 2017 | Read review
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