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Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just returned from11 days at the Sonesta Great Bay Resort. This resort has undergone some changes since our trip last year and all were in a positive direction and showed how much the Resort management at all levels is working to really ensure that all guests have the opportunity to realize a really wonderful time. These people are constantly...

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3Thank Tom W
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just returned from a first time "great " stay at Sonesta Great Bay. Rooms clean, food was very good, location was great, 10 minute walk into Philipsburg. Not enough can be said about the staff... always willing to help..very safe enviroment. A definite for our " return to" list.

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Orillia, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The resort it self is older but very clean the staff are truly amazing every one is helpful and happy could not ask for better service. Special thanks to Rachelle in the buffet you always have a beautiful smile for everyone. Kevin is a very good bartender who never forgets what you drink he also is quick to smile. All...

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LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for choosing our beach resort and the fantastic review. We enjoy hearing about your visit and hope you do manage to visit again! Take care, Martha

Homer Glen, Illinois
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had an excellent time at Sonesta Great Bay. The location was great, right on the beach and short (10 minute) walk to the board walk of Phillipsburg for shopping, dining and drinking. Food at the resort was good too. Different themes every day and night. Try the Lava Rock dinner -- cook your own food on a super hot...

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Surrey
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Sonesta following a cruise. Although the resort is bit dated, I wanted to commend the staff, and primarily the manager, Kenisha Williams. Kudos to you and your staff for providing such great service and kindness.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited the Sonesta back in March. We had booked the hotel only one week before traveling. The resort was relaxing, clean, and safe. The selection of restaurants for dinner could be improved (only 2 real restaurants for dinner each night). We would have also preferred a room with an ocean view but none were available at...

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LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for the last minute selection. We appreciate your input. Take care, Martha

Westminster, Vermont
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the resort March 23 -29. The hotel and location were excellent. We had an ocean view room on the 6th floor and we loved the view. The resort was great. All staff were helpful and friendly. I thought the resort was clean and all of the restaurants were clean as well. Some of the food was typical...

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LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for the last minute selection. We appreciate your input and are glad you were satisfied. Take care, Martha

Penetanguishene, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this resort and I have to say my gluten free diet was not a problem at Great Bay, Chef Johnathan really made my holiday delicious and safe! The staff can not do enough for you to ensure your happiness and comfort! We will be returning to Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort!

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LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for the review and we appreciate you sharing your "gluten" diet and our hospitality regarding this. Other readers with such a diet will value your feedback. Take care, Martha

Georgina, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a returning guest of 7 years I am overwhelmed by Sonesta Great Bay Resort. The resort consistently strives to put their guests needs a top priority. ALexander Kantner the General Manager this year is certainly very hands on. My husband and I love to rise very early in the morning to have our coffee out by the pool and...

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LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear loyal Guests, Thank you for the wonderful review and very pleased to hear that "you'll be back!" -Sunny Regards from SXM, Martha

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there April 9-16 The hotel and location was excellent, I have read a few reviews and I'm not sure why people think the staff were not friendly, we found all the staff at the resort to be extremely helpful and always cheerful, a few that come to mind are Melissa (from buffet restaurant), Nicole (beach bar) and Brian...

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LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for choosing our beach resort and the great review. We enjoy hearing about your visit to Philipsburg and our resort. Take care, Martha

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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: $390 - $724 (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 Hotel Philipsburg
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort And Casino
St Martin Great Bay Hotel
Sonesta Philipsburg
Great Bay Beach Hotel
Philipsburg Sonesta
St Maarten Great Bay Hotel
Hotel Sonesta Great Bay Beach
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
#3 Family Hotel in Philipsburg
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
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“make sure you get a walk in shower, not a tub also get an ocean view room”
heljon2017, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“get an oceaniew room, otherwise your "garden view" is really a "street view"”
S0ULCat, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Anything above the 2nd floor so you have a decent view”
marciabacon, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We did not get the room we requested and got the feeling that this was because we booked with cheapcaribbean.com”
TLynnC_11, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the ocean side have a great view. The lower 2 floors are noisier and the back side of the hotel doesn't have a great view.”
V691LBmichellep, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
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