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    Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

    19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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    Overview
    • Excellent32%
    • Very good41%
    • Average15%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
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    Free Internet
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    1 - 5 of 3,707 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Where do I begin? I will say , I originally was set to stay at the Sonesta Maho. When I arrived there was an issue with no water and a super angry group in the lobby. After speaking to Laura at the front desk at...More

    6  Thank Chrissy D
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 22 May 2017

    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...More

    20  Thank DimsBodnis
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 29 May 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing our resort in St. Maarten for your stay. We appreciate the great 5 star review! We hope you can one day visit again! Thanks once again, Martha

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Despite being well located, the Sonesta Great Bay resort is run down and in much need of repairs. It is advertised as a 4 star but is nothing more than a 3 star at best. The room in which stayed for our first 2 nights...More

    3  Thank Anne-Marie R
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    St Maarten is a beautiful Island, I would highly recommend you stay somewhere else. We had problems with our room from the get go. We booked a room with two doubles and never received it. The whole time we were there a double never became...More

    1  Thank ab6750
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    This was our first visit celebrating our 40th Birthdays and we loved it here. We are frequent travelers and the hospitality and beauty here is worth coming back for. We typically stay 5star places however we were very satisfied here. Staff is very kind &beyond...More

    2  Thank Rgocaj
    Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa
    4,059 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Maho
     
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    1,319 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Maho
     
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • US$268 - US$586 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
    • #3 Family Hotel in Philipsburg
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 257
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    • Philipsburg
    • Also Known As
    • Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort And Casino ,
    • Sonesta Great Bay Beach Hotel Philipsburg ,
    • St Martin Great Bay Hotel ,
    • Sonesta Philipsburg ,
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    • Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa St. Maarten-St. Martin/Philipsburg
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    22 July 2017|
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    Response from Ashley H | Reviewed this property |
    We saw several people fall getting out of the water, you have to time it with the waves so you get a push out. The beach does have a pretty steep drop off
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    Response from BeenAroundFolks | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. I don't know where those rooms are located. Where we stayed it was called the townhomes, or something like that. sorry can't help more.
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    "Ask for a room that has been renovated/updated recently."
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    "I would choose a room at another resort!"
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    "We stayed on third floor - no issues! Request oceanview though."
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    "ask for a serenity ocean view room"
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