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    Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

    19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
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    Overview
    • Excellent32%
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    • Average16%
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    • Terrible5%
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    “swim up bar” (213 reviews)
    “great bay” (679 reviews)
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    Beachfront
    Pool
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    Airport Transportation
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    Reviewed 29 February 2016

    If you want to go to St. Maarten - the friendly Island, you have to stay here at Great Bay Resort. It is little bit more expensive, but the location is fantastic. The food was very good. I would suggest taking a Suite or rooms...More

    2  Thank Dan B
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 3 March 2016

    Dear Dan B, I can tell you really enjoyed a laid back vacation practically in the ocean and understand the Caribbean feeling! Great suggestion of the Miramir rooms, tucked away from the rest of the resort equals a bit more privacy and the room have...More

    Reviewed 29 February 2016

    This resort has everything and the staff are knowledgeable, happy, and helpful to all. The room was clean and pleasant with everything you need to make your stay comfortable. The pools are very clean and easy to access. The food is absolutely wonderful, tasty, plentiful...More

    2  Thank Sandra S
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 8 March 2016

    Dear Sandra S, I will share with the team your positive vibes and we hope you return one day! Thank you for such a lovely review for all readers to take note of. - Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

    Reviewed 28 February 2016

    My wife and I have just returned after a fabulous week at the Sonesta Great Bay, our first trip to St. Maarten after taking our annual winter vacations in Mexico the last two years. No place is perfect but overall we thought the resort was...More

    6  Thank IMac1958
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 8 March 2016

    Dear IMac1958, Thank you for choosing Sonesta for your vacation, for writing this detailed review and recommending our Resorts to others! Hope you do return. Watch our website under "offers" for the best deals. Glad you enjoyed the entertainment ;-) Kindly, - Martha Guest Engagement...More

    Reviewed 28 February 2016

    The property offers everything I expected out of an all inclusive plus am amazing natural environment and view. Great resort with a variety of restaurants where no reservations are required. Beautiful private beach. Friendly staff.

    4  Thank Mar C
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 24 May 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Sonesta St. Maarten and for sharing your thoughts about your stay in this 5 star review. We love to hear all about it and value your time and input. . Thank you, Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

    Reviewed 28 February 2016

    get the ocean view, all rooms were nice but the view on one side is much better. Food was good, entertainment was okay, some of the bartenders were not so friendly but the rest of the staff were nice.

    4  Thank browny41
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 24 May 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Sonesta St. Maarten and for sharing your thoughts about your stay in this review. We love to hear all about it and value your time and input. . Thank you, Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Adult pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$277 - US$630 (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
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 257
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    TBacchi2013
    14 September 2017|
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    Response from dmerghart1 | Reviewed this property |
    Oh boy...our thoughts, prayers and well wishes go out to all the residents of St Maarten, as well as all the hurricane victims on the eastern side of the US. We are saddened by the devastation which has befallen our favorite... More
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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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    "Seaview 7.floor."
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