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    Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

    19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
    +1 855-814-4024
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    5 Nov 6 Nov
    Traveller (3113)
    Pool & Beach (800)
    • Excellent32%
    • Very good40%
    • Average16%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “swim up bar” (213 reviews)
    “great bay” (681 reviews)
    “lava rock” (81 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Butler Service
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 3,788 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    This was my third time staying at this resort but this time I went to with a loved one. It was the perfect place for a romantic getaway. Our room was refurnished, super clean and spacious yet cozy with gorgeous views of the bay. Our...More

    Thank Nadeige M
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 25 August 2017

    I can't say anything bad about this place. From the first second of being there to the last second, everything was amazing!!! The staff was nothing but amazing, the rooms were spotless and the cleaning staff was kind and respectful. The bar staff was quick...More

    5  Thank Nicolas A
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 29 August 2017

    Dear Nicolas, Thank you for choosing our resort for your wedding and writing this lovely review. We hope you return to SXM again, perhaps for your anniversary? Thank you, Martha

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Small, but nice resort. I wouldn't recommend for the handicapped because everything was on different levels. The ramps were steep and difficult to maneuver. The food was okay, but nothing exciting. There were roaches in the room at night. We informed the front desk and...More

    Thank PearlPitt
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Great vacation. Loved the staff, everyone was so friendly. Food was great and full of flavour. Water was a little choppy. Great walk along beach to Philisburg. Bus is great to get around town. Hope everything gets fixed after hurricane. Want to go back in...More

    Thank Hilolo61
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This was our second time back to The Sonesta , Last year was so amazing that we decided to go back. Well they seem to have cut back on the menu and the food was not as plentiful as the year before. We checked in...More

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    • US$331 - US$693 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Philipsburg
    • Also Known As
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    Pool & Beach (800)
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    Dining (251)
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    14 September 2017|
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    Response from majorrmajor6 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, that's my understanding also, Sonesta will give refunds for booking between through 2017. I hope you will be able to contact them soon for further information,
    Jonathan K
    13 September 2017|
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    Response from Janet C | Reviewed this property |
    Saw time share owners video & hotel destroyed. I posted it to my FB. It was on youtube.
    Room Tips
    "The end rooms are huge compared to the regular rooms."
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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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