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Hotel L'Esplanade

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Lynchburg, Virginia
Reviewed 15 July 2010

First, this is not a "Bed and Breakfast" - it's an incredible small hotel with service you won't find anywhere else. There's nothing more I can say that hasn't been said before. Great, great hotel, and perfect room. One small disappointment was that the bar was not open at the pool. The restaurants were superb. In order, here our favorites...

3Thank canoe23
Reviewed 11 July 2010

This is my first review on TripAdvisor - but i had to write about this amazing little hotel. My husband and I chose Hotel L'Esplanade because of the reviews here - they were spot on. We had never been to St. Martin, but we travel quite frequently and love to stay at boutique hotels. L'Esplanade was 1st rate - we...

2Thank CharlotteMissy
Schaumburg, Illinois
Reviewed 8 July 2010

This small hotel in gourmet haven of Grand Case is well situated on a hilll overlooking the Bay. A short, but steep, walk down a hill brings you to town or Petit Plage beach. Everything about the hotel was first rate, from the design and furnishings of the room, to the services provideded by the front desk and the maids....

3Thank DRL51
Reviewed 11 June 2010

We were picked up at the airport and taken to the hotel where we were greeted warmly by the staff. They took us immediately to our room which were great! The beds were comfy, the room clean and even a fresh loaf of bread was awaiting us. Since it was the beginning of the slow season the bar pool was...

4Thank NorthCountryLady
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 June 2010

Another great vacation - back to Hotel L'Esplanade for the third visit - every year the accommodations amaze us --- beautiful, tranquil, relaxing - what more could you ask for ---and the owners make you feel like family! The owners are so accommodating - they make the best recommendations for food, sightseeing, beaches, shopping. It's like having your own personal...

2Thank lifeisgood00
New York City, New York
Reviewed 31 May 2010

My boyfriend and I just got back from the hotel after an extensive research process on tripadvisor-- and we couldn't be happier. Here's what we wanted: a tropical location with a very nice (luxury) hotel-- but we didn't want an all inclusive package that would leave us stuck in one place. We really needed to kick back and relax on...

5Thank sgh218
Williamsburg, VA
Reviewed 8 May 2010

Like so many other reviewers, we loved this place. It was just as advertised on the hotel's web site. The only downside was that the maid service was a little difficult to predict. As a consequence, we returned from the beach late one afternoon to find the lady still hadn't been there, so all we got were fresh towels that...

2Thank Annual_Skier
Berkeley, CA
Reviewed 21 April 2010

We recently decided to have our midlife crisis somewhere warm, and after weeks of research, decided on Hotel L'Esplanade. We made the decision largely based on the Trip advisor reviews. Not only were we not disappointed, but our extremely high expectations were far exceeded by the reality. A few highlights: Hotel l'Esplanade Rooms: Amazing. Perfect. Phenomenal. The rooms are very...

14Thank Lu-wanderer
Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 11 April 2010

If you don't need direct beach access and prefer to explore...L'Esplanade is the perfect escape. Steps from the famous "restaurant row" in Grand Case and a 5 minute drive to Orient Beach...the hotel is wonderfully appointed and meticulously clean. We had a one bedroom suite for a week and can't say enough about how great it was to have our...

3Thank Phillycanucks
Salem, MA
Reviewed 1 April 2010

Just returned from a great stay on St. Martin and Hotel L'Esplanade. We very much enjoyed our experience at this hotel and found it lived up to all the very positive reviews we had read. We were initially booked at a large resort on the Dutch side but, on further research, and especially the Trip Advisor reviews, decided on the...

1Thank 2fromMA

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel L'Esplanade

Address: On the Hill of Grand Case | St. Martin, Grand Case 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Region: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Saint-Martin > Grand Case
Price Range: $326 - $659 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel L'Esplanade 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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