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Hotel L'Esplanade

Les Panoramique de Grand Case Stick Hill, Grand Case 97150 St Martin / St Maarten
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 20-10-02 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#2 of 7 hotels in Grand Case
2021 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
Amid lush tropical gardens, affording its visitors privacy without sacrificing its panoramic ocean views. Spacious interiors blend harmoniously with the Mediterranean architecture. Magical sunsets come to you on your private terrace to touch your soul. A delightful footpath leads you on a journey of discovery. We invite you to find your own rhythm, knowing that our staff is there to ensure that your every day is a perfect day, knowing that your comfort is our excellence and with us, you are home. For those who appreciate privacy, enjoy an uncrowded atmosphere, gracious hospitality and seek relaxation in exclusive, blissful surroundings...Welcome to Hotel L'Esplanade. Introducing our new Ti Spa for all of your beauty and relaxation needs!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Yoga classes
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Plunge pool
Shallow end in pool
Fence around pool
Yoga room
Breakfast available
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Neck massage
Waxing services
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Clothes dryer
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Washing machine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Private balcony
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Bay View
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Italian


Full view
61Somewhat walkable
Grade: 61 out of 100
14Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
1Attractionwithin 0.5 km
811Reviews24Q+A100Room tips
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MarkNewsom wrote a review Mar. 2020
Franklin, Tennessee11 contributions9 helpful votes
Great hotel - great service. Very clean, Great views. Had pool with swim up bar. They loaned us beach chairs and umbrellas - beach is only a short walk. Breakfast was simple and delicious. Does have a few stairs to climb - don't think they have any rooms without stairs to and from. Will stay here again next time!
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Date of stay: February 2020
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: no bad rooms here.
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1 Helpful vote
Response from Kristin Petrelluzzi, Owner at Hotel L'Esplanade
Responded Mar. 21, 2020
Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts! We appreciate your visit and look forward to welcoming you back!
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Jean M wrote a review Mar. 2020
Lebanon, Illinois17 contributions6 helpful votes
What a top notch place to stay. Staff was very friendly and helpful...making sure we ordered our french pastry order for the next morning!! The celestial bed was so awesome..it was hard to get out!! Our room was ready 3 hours early, upon entry to our room, there was music playing, a very nice welcome basket with a fresh loaf of french bread and complementary refreshments were available. Such a nice touch. The pool was so relaxing and the bartenders (Allen and Frank) are the best!! We really enjoyed sitting on the patio every morning enjoying our pastries and drinking coffee with a beautiful view and enjoying Happy Hour watching the sunset. Such a beautiful View!! Waling distance to some of the best restaurants on the Island...
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Date of stay: March 2020
1 Helpful vote
Response from Kristin Petrelluzzi, Owner at Hotel L'Esplanade
Responded Mar. 19, 2020
You're a gem, thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. We look forward to welcoming you back when your time allows! Cheers!
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tropiclady27 wrote a review Mar. 2020
Stamford, Connecticut298 contributions83 helpful votes
..it couldn't get any better. It DOES! We feel at home here. Perfect things: 1. ALEX. She is a wonderful addition to the staff. 2. Alain and Frankie. What better bar dudes are there? 3. The wonderful staff. All of them! The accommodation speaks for itself. I love the new breakfast in the lobby. As others have said you can order pastries the evening before. But, if you dont there are fruit, cereal, juice, coffee and baguette. With that kitchen in your room you can stock up on eggs and other things as well from Simply U. If you forgot wine, they have it. We relax completely when we are there. That's what vacation is all about. No crazy pool aerobic music, etc. You can read a book and chill. Or have one of the boys' seriously good drinks! Grand Case IS chill. Our favorite little haven for many years. See you again soon!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
2 Helpful votes
Response from Kristin Petrelluzzi, Owner at Hotel L'Esplanade
Responded Mar. 17, 2020
The best!!! Simply the best!!! Thank you, we love you guys...your loyalty is so appreciated!!! xoxo
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Lindsey D wrote a review Mar. 2020
8 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a wonderful stay at L’esplanade! It was our first time in St Marten celebrating our 3 year anniversary. from the moment we got here, Eve greeted us and was so welcoming! The place is fabulous on every level! It was such a quiet and relaxing place! Everyone that works here is so nice! The pool is great. It’s just a short walk to the beach and a short walk to all of the wonderful restaurants. The rooms are so nice, wonderful balconies, and super comfy beds! Free breakfast and wonderful pastries every morning. We loved it here and will be back! Thank you for the wonderful hospitality!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Kristin Petrelluzzi, Owner at Hotel L'Esplanade
Responded Mar. 17, 2020
Happy Anniversary!!! So happy you chose to celebrate with us! We look forward to welcoming you again!!!
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Derrick C wrote a review Mar. 2020
Boston, Massachusetts11 contributions8 helpful votes
Just returned from my 5th stay at L'Esplanade! They always seem to find clever ways of elevating the experience staying there They now offer free breakfast items in the main lobby area and all the amenities needed to bring coffee and food back to your room or sit with some of the other guests and enjoy breakfast right there in the lobby. The entire staff there is first class all the way. Their pool area is reason enough to hop onto a flight to St Martin. Frankie and Alain at the pool bar take care of you as if you are guests in their own backyard! This hotel is at the top of it's game and they keep raising the bar to make it even better. Do yourself a favor and EXPERIENCE this bit of paradise for yourself!
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Date of stay: February 2020
Response from Kristin Petrelluzzi, Owner at Hotel L'Esplanade
Responded Mar. 11, 2020
Thanks Derrick, we're crazy about you too! xoxo
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US$244 - US$484 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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CaribbeanSt Martin / St MaartenSaint-MartinGrand Case
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel L'Esplanade
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel L'Esplanade?
Nearby attractions include Tijon Perfume Creation Experiences (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel L'Esplanade?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel L'Esplanade?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel L'Esplanade?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel L'Esplanade?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel L'Esplanade?
Conveniently located restaurants include Spiga Restaurant, Villa Royale, and Le Pressoir.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel L'Esplanade?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and yoga classes during their stay.
Does Hotel L'Esplanade have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel L'Esplanade offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel L'Esplanade?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel L'Esplanade?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel L'Esplanade?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Fort Amsterdam (10.1 km), The Rusty Parrot - Sint Maarten Pirate Experience (9.8 km), and Wallblake House (11.5 km).