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    Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

    19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
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    Overview
    • Excellent32%
    • Very good40%
    • Average16%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
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    “swim up bar” (214 reviews)
    “lava rock” (81 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
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    Restaurant
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Reviewed 17 February 2016

    upon check in we were supposed to get an ocean view room which is what we paid for but there were none available, the room we did get overlooked the parking lot. the room smelt musty, it was dated, it wasn't very clean ! Would...More

    6  Thank Ronaye2015
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 11 May 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing our Resort and for writing in your feedback for us to submit into consideration. We do value your opinion and understand your concern. Kind Regards, Martha mmarsden@sonestastmaarten.com Guest Engagement Coordinator

    Reviewed 17 February 2016

    Group of 8 spent 1 week here from Feb5-Feb11 2016.Prior to this week we spent a week at the sister Sonesta Maho bay resort .Smaller resort than we are use to but enjoyed the quietness and relaxing atmosphere at this resort.Room was clean and well...More

    4  Thank Lovetogo
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 21 October 2016

    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. We love to hear about our friendly team members and customer service...More

    Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

    We had an amazing time. The pool and beach were great. Relaxing Vacation. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Even though no snorkeling at this beach, we all had a good time. There were 12 of us. Good place for a girlfriend trip.More

    1  Thank Jessica R
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 21 October 2016

    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. We love to hear about our friendly team members and customer service...More

    Reviewed 16 February 2016

    Like a few other reviewers mentioned, I feel like I stayed at a completely different hotel based on some of these reviews. I ignored the bad reviews I read thinking "well those are probably the people who will never be happy with anything". Such a...More

    2  Thank Jenn N
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 11 May 2016

    Dear Jenn, Thank you for choosing our Resort and for writing in your feedback for us to submit into consideration. Seems like you would have been better suited at our new luxurious Ocean Point Resort with a more private setting and the Azul Restaurant. .Kind...More

    Reviewed 16 February 2016

    Just got back after a 10 day vacation at Sonesta Great Bay. We had read all of the previous reviews and were a little apprehensive at what to expect but we wanted an all inclusive and we didn't want kids around. (We love kids, just...More

    4  Thank VTirelli
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 21 October 2016

    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. We love to hear about our friendly team members and customer service...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Adult pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
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    • US$279 - US$640 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
    • #3 Family Hotel in Philipsburg
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 257
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    14 September 2017|
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    Response from dmerghart1 | Reviewed this property |
    Oh boy...our thoughts, prayers and well wishes go out to all the residents of St Maarten, as well as all the hurricane victims on the eastern side of the US. We are saddened by the devastation which has befallen our favorite... More
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    13 September 2017|
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    I posted 2 I found in all the coverage from Facebook.
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    "ocean view, higher floors"
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    "Select the ocean view room! You will not regret it."
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    "Ocean view is a must...we weren't able to upgrade when we got there :("
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