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    Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

    19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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          US$627
          US$338
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          Overview
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          Reviewed yesterday

          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

          Thank DimsBodnis
          Reviewed yesterday

          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...More

          1  Thank Rok67
          Reviewed 2 days ago

          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...More

          7  Thank summersnow1961
          Reviewed 2 days ago

          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...More

          9  Thank johnny99
          Reviewed 4 days 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...More

          4  Thank _n1cki1216
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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
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$279 - US$537 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
          • #3 Family Hotel in Philipsburg
          • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Accessible rooms ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 257
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          • Philipsburg
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Barbara1177
          Thinking about staying here and just wondering how the beach is. Calm, easy to enter, not full of rocks etc. any comments would be helpful.
          22 May 2017|
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          Response from TLynnC_11 | Reviewed this property |
          The sand on the beach is coarse, like crushed shells. There is a big drop when you go a few feet in. It is a little bit difficult to get back out. It is fairly calm. We enjoyed swimming there.
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          brwneyedgrl1
          Does it rain everyday in June? Also is there hair braiding at the resort??
          19 May 2017|
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          Response from canadian051 | Reviewed this property |
          Hi I am not sure about rain in June ,we have been in July with no rain at all . During this past stay it rained twice unfortunately. As for hair braiding I did not see anyone at Great Bay doing braids but at Sonesta Maho... More
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          brwneyedgrl1
          Do hey have vendors on the beach?
          18 May 2017|
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          Response from TLynnC_11 | Reviewed this property |
          We were there in April. There were no vendors on the beach. The resort staff goes up and down the beach taking drink orders.
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