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Miami
Reviewed 15 August 2016

My husband and I arrived at St. Martin for the first time for a mini three-day vacation. We stayed at Belmond La Samana based on their excellent reviews as well as our fabulous experience stay at another Belmond Hotel (Belmond Maroma in Riviera Maya). We had a one-bedroom suite with a private jacuzzi in the upper terrace. The suite was...

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear Omar1, Greetings from lovely La Samanna! Thank you very much for your kind comments and lovely review. I am thrilled to read that your experience with us was one of the best vacations you have had. We hope to welcome you back soon to our little slice of paradise. Thank you again for your time.

Chatham, New Jersey
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We just got back from our vacation in St. Maarten. La Sammana was wonderful. The staff was excellent their concierge was fabulous with brilliant recommendations and always helpful. Our last day we ended having a flat on our rental car- Benny made a call and it was fixed in 20 minutes. The accommodations were unreal we were upgraded to a...

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear 999mcbride, Thank you very much for your time and your lovely review of your recent stay with us. I am so glad that you found the staff, service and property all to your liking. I hope we have the honor of welcoming you again next year. Thank you again.

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 13 August 2016

To those Seeking a Professionals Review “Belmond La Samanna”; There is only one choice in St. Martin and that is to stay at the Jewel of the Caribbean at Belmond’s La Samanna. LOCATION Located on the French side just minutes away from the airport, you will discover the most exclusive, romantic, world-class intimate resort for you, friends, family, bride or...

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear Larry S, Wow! Thank you so much for such a wonderful and thorough review of your recent stay with us. I will be sure to share it not only with the staff who have named but with everyone. It was a pleasure reading it and we all look forward to welcoming you and your wife next year. Thank you...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 10 August 2016

LEAVING! My husband and I recently spent a few days at La Samana to celebrate my birthday. We checked in with Emmanuel who made sure that we had a particular room in the category that we reserved… The room was FABULOUS! It was a one-bedroom suite with a plunge pool. The room had a large bedroom, a spacious living room,...

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear NativeNewYorker97, What a pleasure it was to read your review! I will certainly make sure that Emmanuelle and Fanny read your raving review - thank you for taking the time to detail what made them and your stay so special. I hope that we have the honor of welcoming you and your husband back soon. Thank you again.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 August 2016

During our 4 day, 3 night weekend we celebrated our anniversary in this beautiful, elegant and romantic slice of France in the Caribbean . Beautiful beach, beautiful pool and superb professional and accommodating service. Our suite room ,120, was spectacular with ocean views, big screen TVs in the living room and bedroom and a huge ocean facing terrace with daybeds....

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear Brad R, Congratulations on your anniversary and thank you for picking La Samanna to spend this special occasion with us. I am happy to read that your accommodations were satisfactory and thank you for your suggestions for food choices, we will certainly discuss it. I hope to welcome you back soon to our special romantic spot in the Caribbean!

Auburn, Alabama
Reviewed 5 August 2016

My wife and I stayed at La Sammna in February 2016 on our first trip to St. Martin/St. Maarten, and loved every minute of our stay. To our surprise and delight we were upgraded to a beautiful room with an upstairs deck with plunge pool and chaise lounges under a fabric covered portico. The view from the room was spectacular!...

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear audocmo, Thank you so much for such a lovely review. I am thrilled that you were able to experience all the wonderful things La Samanna has to offer. It is always great to read a review such as yours, I will certainly share it with the staff. Thank you again for your time and I do hope to welcome...

Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Luxury, service, pampering, relaxation, and the best of everything. From check-in to concierge, housekeeping, food, ambience, beach, romance... all were top notch. Upon arrival my husband and I were upgraded to a beachfront suite. The bedrooms were beautiful, shabby chic beachy white, well appointed, fabulous beds. We had a complete kitchen which was stocked with Water and Pellegrino. Our back...

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear Briar G, What a lovely review! Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us, especially your description of the dishes! I will; be sure to share your comments with everyone mentioned. I hope we welcome you back soon to our little slice of paradise. Thank you again.

Big Canoe, Georgia
Reviewed 30 July 2016

From the very minute of arrival at La Samanna to our departure the staff and facilities were perfect. We have visited many fine 5 Star resorts in the world and La Samanna compares favorably in all major areas of our experience.

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Dear thehammer2020, Thank you very much for your lovely review! I am so glad that we did not disappoint you - I will share your review with the entire staff as they will be very happy to read this. Thank you again and I hope to welcome you back soon.

Greenwood, Arkansas
Reviewed 29 July 2016

The sand from the beach met our beachfront suite patio, so we had immediate access to the beach. The Beach Bar was in the adjacent building, with a good selection of fresh meals. (Try the grilled shrimp and papaya salad.) The suite was ample and comfortable with helpful maid service morning and evening. The daily breakfast at the Main Building...

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear jacks171, Thank you for your review. While I am very happy to read that you found the staff pleasant and friendly, I am very sorry that your experience at Trellis was less than perfect. I have shared your comments with the Food & Beverage department to ensure that the unpleasant experience you had does not repeat itself. Thank you...

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The hotel was very well located with beach front rooms. The rooms are very luxurious and big. There was always bottle water that i really appreciated. great food and amazing staff. perfect location for a event or a family vacation. .

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Dear B66057Pnicolea, Thank you very much for taking time to review your stay with us. I am very happy that we lived up to your expectations. We hope to see you and your family back soon.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Belmond La Samanna nestles amongst lush gardens overlooking 55 acres of spectacular beachfront. A complete resort in itself, Belmond La Samanna offers a spectacular private beach, two poolside terraces, 83 luxurious rooms and suites and 8 recently renovated 4600sq. ft. villas with private pools. Enjoy its sophisticated food offerings and award winning wine cellar, indulge in its European Elysees Spa, or simply enjoy the privacy and relaxation of this sophisticated and sensual French-Caribbean enclave. Gourmet dishes are served in the elegant Trellis, and Baie Longue Bar offers pool-side dining and views of Baie Long Beach. Dine on your private terrace and later enjoy a drink from the wine cellar. Belmond La Samanna is everything you could wish for in a Caribbean hideaway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Belmond La Samanna

Address: Baie Longue | PO Box 4077, Terres Basses 86200, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Region: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Saint-Martin > Terres Basses
Price Range: $813 - $2,647 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Belmond La Samanna 5*
Number of rooms: 83
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Also Known As:
La Samanna By Orient-Express Hotel St. Maarten/St. Martin
La Samanna Hotel
La Samanna Resort St Martin
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“Every room on site is immaculate.”
 of 5 bubbles Orh5y7, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“You can't go wrong with any room.”
  • View of patio and grass. Steps away from beach.
 of 5 bubbles skimamm, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Suites or Villas seafront are perfect...!!”
 of 5 bubbles Ver0viajera, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“101 was lovely, but I heard the villas are a must?”
  • Balcony
  • Comfortable bed
 of 5 bubbles Jofrod, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“villas are gorgeous”
 of 5 bubbles 993ivam, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
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