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    Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

    19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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    “swim up bar” (209 reviews)
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Poolside Bar
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    Casino
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 3,759 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    The Sonesta Great Bay resort provided us with a comfortable stay and great memories. The location at a beautiful and very clean sandy beach is one of the reasons we would like to come back. The property is overall very well managed and the staff's...More

    Thank andi51d
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 26 June 2017

    I don't have one bad thing to say about my stay here. I just hope I get everyone's name right! This resort has the nicest people in the world working there. Every single person I met seemed to love their job and went above and...More

    20  Thank rae D
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 17 July 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for the review, the team members mentioned and we do hope you do return. Sunny Regards, - Martha

    Reviewed yesterday

    We went to this resort to celebrate our 40th anniversary and because our home life is so very busy that we wanted a place to just slow down for a while. We were flying in on our anniversary so i was in email contact with...More

    1  Thank 2travelnutsview
    Reviewed yesterday

    This was my third visit to the Great Bay resort. My wife and I were not disappointed at all. For a resort that has been around for quite some time, they keep up on the maintenance and the resort is up to date and clean....More

    Thank jconn1924
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Our stay was wonderful in every way shape or form! We went there to celebrate our 25th anniversary and we are very please with our decision. Great facility, great service, and great little attention to our anniversary. The only down side was the Bay View...More

    9  Thank Alan P
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • US$261 - US$580 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
    • #3 Family Hotel in Philipsburg
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 257
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    • Location
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    • Philipsburg
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    Cheri-Missouri
    18 August 2017|
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    Response from samuelmckinzie | Reviewed this property |
    Just remember that with this location we get what you pay for on the view. If you want a good ocean view pay more to get the higher floors. It cost $20 USD to get from the airport to the resort. That is for 2 people and 2... More
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    15 August 2017|
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    Response from susannebX498CH | Reviewed this property |
    Dutch side doesn't have topless, you would need to visit Orient beach.
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    9 August 2017|
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    Response from Anne-Marie R | Reviewed this property |
    Because the chairs right in front of the resort (on the beach) were not comfortable, we always found comfortable beach chairs and umbrellas right next door at Lola's (beach restaurant) - which is affiliated with the resort.
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    "Ocean view is definitely worth to pay for, higher level preferred."
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    "upper floors for view, or cabana room to walk out on beach"
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    "Beach front Cabana room is the ONLY way to go!"
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    "I recommend staying in an ocean view room on the higher floors (4th floor or higher)"
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