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Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff is very friendly and helpful. First dinner, we went to the upstairs restaurant. the waitress Macillia. recognized us and she Remembered our drinks that we took last year. This is what I call great service. Congratulations Macillia For breakfast, Jonathan was the best and the lady cook for the eggs was great. There is a new restaurant call...

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7Thank Ceo denmar m
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for our honeymoon, and it was our first all-inclusive experience. This place was exactly what we needed after the hectic few weeks before the wedding. The resort was just big enough to make it fun, the food was surprisingly tasty, and the nightly entertainment was good. We were away from the craziness of Maho,...

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7Thank Amy T
Salem, Virginia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We made reservations 6 months in advance. When we got there the room we reserved-and paid for--wasn't available. The room we were given was very small. The king bed was 2 double beds. The ocean view was a view of the wall of the pool to the right and the volleyball court on the left. Two requests to be moved...

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3Thank becky w
Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Sonesta Great Bay is an a terrific location. Easy walking distance to Front Street. It is an older building, but well kept. Food in all restaurants was very good. Lunches and dinner beach side is very nice. Staff are friendly and easy going. Spa experience was very good - professional and a lot of fun. Beach is beautiful -...

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10Thank dasilva6
Marieville, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In 2015, after visiting 13 islands in the Caribbean, I discovered St-Martin and it was the first place I wanted to return to. It was just the perfect place for me. Not too big, clean, with good food and great people. I like the adult only formula and the weather is just gorgeous. As promised, I was back in April...

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8Thank Denise C
Kiev
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been on Sint Maarten for 7 nights and stayed mainly on French side as wanted to avoid big crowds and as well Netherlands part is more for fun and party, not calm relaxation. Btw, usually do not stay in 5* and all-inclusive as there is an opinion - if everything is already paid - then the service will not...

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8Thank DimsBodnis
London, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to St. Maarten. Before I start I am a self-admitted food snob so this resort falls right smack in line with all others I have been to date. The buffet is quite good, the seafood restaurant is forgettable, the hot stone restaurant was good and the pizza bar was good. You won't go hungry but...

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7Thank Rok67
Strafford, New Hampshire
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I went the week of April 28th to May 5th. The rooms are fine enough. You don't spend a lot of time in the room, any way. I would definitely upgrade if you can for the ocean view. We had the junior suite. It was a nice big room and a very large bathroom. The overall staff...

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8Thank summersnow1961
Barrie, Ont
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have visited this resort in 2014 and 2015 and obviously enjoyed it as we returned again May 2017. Our room was on the 7th floor facing the street and appeared to be recently renovated. We never experienced a lack of water nor any problems with not having hot water. As mentioned in many reviews, the location of this property...

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8Thank johnny99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Resort was small which was nice. The food was good however felt that it was the same thing at the buffet everyday. Beautiful beach however be careful as there is a drop in the water very quickly and if you cant swim ; the current will pull you. The waves can be intense at times the drop makes it worse....

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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: $388 - $747 (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 Resort And Casino
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Hotel Philipsburg
St Martin Great Bay Hotel
Sonesta Philipsburg
Great Bay Beach Hotel
Philipsburg Sonesta
St Maarten Great Bay Hotel
Hotel Sonesta Great Bay Beach
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
#3 Family Hotel in Philipsburg
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
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“Oceanview is nice.”
Ceodenmarm, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Upper floors have the best ocean view.”
  • Top floor, ocean view
amyt25, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“3rd floor was supposed to be good but since we didn't get that room I can't say”
404beckyw, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“I prefer the second floor rooms as they are close to the beach, pool and restaurants.”
276denisec, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are a must have. The "mountain view" side is actually a main thoroughfare view and has traffic noise.”
Rok67, 22 May 2017 | Read review
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