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    Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

    19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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    Reviewed 27 March 2016

    Our stay at Sonesta Great Bay was the best vacation we have ever had! The service, the staff, the accommodations all met our needs and beyond. It was our first trip to St. Maarten and we quickly learned why it is called "The Friendly Island"....More

    4  Thank Brooklyn_Livermore
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 31 March 2016

    Dear Brooklyn_Livermore, Thank you for the review and for choosing Sonesta in St. Maarten. We are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed Great Bay Beach Resort and all our team members you so kindly mentioned. I have shared this with the entire team. Hope...More

    Reviewed 27 March 2016

    We generally prefer to stay in smaller hotels or rented condos and really immerse ourselves in the local culture, by shopping for our groceries, etc. And making most of our meals ourselves. But this time we just needed a well deserved last minute vacation, and...More

    2  Thank skashanchi
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 31 March 2016

    Dear skashanchi, Thank you for the review and for choosing Sonesta in St. Maarten. I think your right about it being an adult only but not wet and wild resort. We blend relaxation with some entertainment so everyone can be accommodated. As most people are...More

    Reviewed 27 March 2016

    My husband and I visited the resort for a week a couple of years ago and revisited for a day trip in May 2015 while staying at the sister resort Sonesta Maho. We had a room on the 7th floor facing the ocean with an...More

    1  Thank Daniela90
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 5 April 2016

    Dear Daniela90, We love to hear about your great vacation! Glad you enjoyed the ocean view and our friendly team members. Thank you for loyally returning to our St. Maarten Resorts we look forward to your next visit. Please know we appreciate the time you...More

    Reviewed 27 March 2016

    This is place we go to mostly because of the location. It is in Great Bay , has a nice beach area and a walk to town which can link you to the whole island. The food is okay as any resort, I have say...More

    2  Thank March2visitor
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 31 March 2016

    Dear March2visitor, Thank you for the review and for choosing Sonesta in St. Maarten. We are pleased to hear how much you enjoyed Great Bay Beach Resort. And we also appreciate the feedback. Kind Regards, - Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

    Reviewed 26 March 2016

    Been to St.Maarten numerous and it's our favourite island. This hotel has a great location, with easy access to everything....or nothing....whatever you desire. Service and rooms are great. Staff is very helpful. Will come again.

    2  Thank luvthesun2016
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 5 April 2016

    Dear luvthesun2016 We love to hear about your absolutely awesome stay! Glad you enjoyed the easy access to the beach, and town and our friendly team members. Please do return one day for some more fun in the sun! Kindly, - Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free Parking
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    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$268 - US$590 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
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    Response from Nunnan | Reviewed this property |
    Hello. I am sorry but I know nothing about the butler service. Personally, I really don't see why you would need one. The resort is small and compact... everything is close by. While sunbathing on the beach, there are... More
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    23 July 2017|
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    Response from BlackMAGIC T | Reviewed this property |
    I doubt you can book restaurants before you get there. Get there first and see what you like. You can always change rooms when you get there
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    Response from Ashley H | Reviewed this property |
    We saw several people fall getting out of the water, you have to time it with the waves so you get a push out. The beach does have a pretty steep drop off
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