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Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 3 November 2015

We went here for our honeymoon and we absolutely loved it here. The people where so kind and polite and very accommodating. Loved the food especially! The door man Alexander was the kindest gentlemen there. I remember we booked a private dinner on the beach but it ended up raining the day we booked it for, and we where leaving...

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LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very pleased you chose to stay at our all-inclusive beach resort in St. Maarten. We enjoy hearing all about your stay and we certainly do appreciate this personalized feedback. Sunny regards from SXM, Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

Reviewed 2 November 2015

We are very disapointed. It was our third time at this hotel and we found that it had changed a lot. The food was average, and always the same. We had a hard time getting a hot meal, it was often cold. We had to specify that we wanted our meal HOT. We were there for 14 days, and we...

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LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very pleased you chose to stay at our all-inclusive beach resort in St. Maarten. We enjoy hearing all about your stay and we certainly do appreciate this personalized feedback. Sunny regards from SXM, Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

Toronto
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Lovely Hotel! Hotel premises are very nice, with great pool area and private beach. The Restaurant down by the sea, which specializes in sea food was great. Good quality food and good staff/waiters. The lounge area outside was also very cool, live music in the evenings overlooking the sea, Very nice bright room, well designed bathroom, easy to find if...

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LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very pleased you chose to stay at our all-inclusive beach resort in St. Maarten. We enjoy hearing all about your stay and we certainly do appreciate this personalized feedback. Sunny regards from SXM, Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

West Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Nice hotel. The staff was exceptional from front desk to restaurants. The food was nice, loved Italian and Seafood nights. The cleaning staff did a great job of refreshing our room daily. The only disappointment was the cleanliness around pool and beach. I think they could spend a little time cleaning area. We also took advantage of Sonesta Maho for...

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LiveMaho, Public Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very pleased you chose to stay at our all-inclusive beach resort in St. Maarten. We enjoy hearing all about your stay and we certainly do appreciate this personalized feedback. Sunny regards from SXM, Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

Oshawa, Canada
Reviewed 1 November 2015

I stayed for 7 days at Sonesta Great Bay and was treated like a Princess! The staff go above and beyond to make sure you are well taken care of! The staff that really stood out to me and became like family or friends alike are Virginia, Vicky, Kadisha, Patricia in the Logo Shop, Alexander my new good friend, Innocence...

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LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very pleased you chose to stay at our all-inclusive beach resort in St. Maarten. We enjoy hearing all about your stay and we certainly do appreciate this personalized feedback. Sunny regards from SXM, Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

Toa Baja, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Was a great vacations,is our favorite island.Sonesta great bay is a good hotel @ the down town is an excellent place to shopping,liquor,jewel,parfums etc...So,we enjoyed the pool @ beach and the service in the pool bar @ restaurant service was excellent.

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LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very pleased you chose to stay at our all-inclusive beach resort in St. Maarten. We enjoy hearing all about your stay and we certainly do appreciate this personalized feedback. Sunny regards from SXM, Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 30 October 2015

It is and has been for a while now our second home where we can meet our friends and we always feel welcomed as a family member- this is Sonesta Great Bay. We would like to thank everyone who made our stay so enjoyable, a special thanks to Mr Carl, Roselin, Virginia, Michael, Dustin, Jonathan, Ferdinant, Florita, Elijah, Ana and...

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LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very pleased you chose to stay at our all-inclusive beach resort in St. Maarten. We enjoy hearing all about your stay and we certainly do appreciate this personalized feedback. Sunny regards from SXM, Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Have never been so dissapointed! Hotel should be torn down and rebuilt. The bathrooms have apparently been renovated but yet shower is moldy, not properly cleaned, door does not close properly due to water damage. Furniture is not well kept and looks like it water damaged. Besides pool bingo :( there is nothing going on. The barman cant make some...

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marsdencreative, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Karyn, I have confirmed with management the more beach chairs have been put in place since your review. Also the sand per each beach in St. Maarten tends to come and go at undetermined times. Unfortunately the beaches are public areas / regulated by government and also Nature Foundation does not allow for man mad adjustments. Feel free to reach...

michigan
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Let me start by saying that I had high hopes with this trip and when I got there I was totally disappointed. The hotel grounds are small. The design is too neutral. There is no wow factor, the beach is the only thing that is nice. The service. From all the all inclusive hotels that I have stayed this is...

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LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very pleased you chose to stay at our all-inclusive beach resort in St. Maarten. We enjoy hearing all about your stay and we certainly do appreciate this personalized feedback. Sunny regards from SXM, Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

Oshawa, Canada
Reviewed 29 October 2015

What can I say but we love it here. We have been coming to this hotel since 1999. The staff are the best! They always go out of their way to accommodate our needs. Special thanks to Rosalie ,Vickie , Owen, Micheal, Virginia, Charlene, Danereris, June, Yolanda, Francine., Dawn,Rafinnie, and Nigel! We did not get the bulter service but Marcia,...

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LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very pleased you chose to stay at our all-inclusive beach resort in St. Maarten. We enjoy hearing all about your stay and we certainly do appreciate this personalized feedback. Sunny regards from SXM, Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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 - $699 (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 Hotel Philipsburg
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort And Casino
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
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
#3 Family Hotel in Philipsburg
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
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