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La Playa Orient Bay

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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San Antonio, TX
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our fourth stay at this hotel. It has undergone a name and ownership change since our last visit, as is well documented in earlier reviews. I made a point to book one of their newly-renovated rooms. It turned out to be in the building farthest from the beach. These rooms are truly first-class. The older rooms were always...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a fantastic place for my gf and I to stay on our vacation in SXM. Located directly on the beach it has everything you need for a perfect beach day. Food. Fun. Sand. Clear blue water. Multiple bars. Umbrellas. Cushioned beach chairs. Great staff. Parasailing. Jet skis. Snorkel. Restaurants. We arrived an hour early for check-in and the...

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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed at La Playa for five days in connection with my daughter's destination wedding. I cannot think of one area that needs improvement in this amazing, exotic boutique hotel. The recently renovated Premier Junior Suite was aesthetically hip, with it's high end design, and truly more comfortable than home! The property consists of tropically colored small buildings, which...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I just returned from an eight day stay at La Playa for our wedding week. Katy and the entire La Playa crew were warm and welcoming, providing a level of service that was above and beyond. Our newly renovated room was cool and comfortable, and big enough to entertain friends in the evenings. The beachfront on Orient...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned home from an 8 day stay. Room was clean and housekeeping always kept it clean. Katy and the the rest of the staff at the reception desk were all very helpful with any requests and helping with excursion bookings. We had breakfast every morning and it was excellent. There was a special dinner on Friday and we had...

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DirecteurLaPlaya, Responsable relations clients at La Playa Orient Bay, responded to this review

Good morning We appreciate very much your comments regarding your stay with us. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback and I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. We are...

NYC
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The facilities aren't new but, then again, it's not tattered and torn. My wife and I have been going there for a number of years and have gotten to know the friendly staff. We enjoy La Playa's nearness to the beach and being only steps away from a Plaza that offers a good number of restaurant of varying cuisines. We...

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DirecteurLaPlaya, Responsable relations clients at La Playa Orient Bay, responded to this review

Good afternoon, , We appreciate very much your comments regarding your stay with us. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback and I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. We...

Reviewed 31 March 2017

The people working at La Playa are great and the restaurant that is attached serves up great food as well (although a little on the expensive side but that is all of the restaurants on Orient Bay). You get beach seats for free and you get a discount for parasailing so those are nice perks as well. The only downside...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Came here on vacation and were told that our stay was upgraded to Cabana room. What a disaster! Huge cockroaches 5-6cm length crawling down the towels, mirror, walls. My husband was killing them right and left. But that wasn't even the worst part of stay.... Friday and Saturday night the DJ parties were blasting loudly music until 2 am, causing...

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DirecteurLaPlaya, Responsable relations clients at La Playa Orient Bay, responded to this review

Good afternoon, We would like to thank you for your message. We are sorry that the service did not meet your expectations, and we beg you to accept our sincerest apologies. Your evaluations and comments are precious tools that help us continuously improve our services, particularly in this type of situation. Concerning the cockroaches, Sin Marteen is located is the...

Constanta, Romania
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The hotel is a little old, the beach full of seaweed and without privacy, breakfast poorly, generally speaking French and feels they are nationalists. The pool and garden generally beautiful. Manager help in general if you need anything. Recommended for retired quiet and nothing exciting. Prices are very high. Food was little and poor quality.

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DirecteurLaPlaya, Responsable relations clients at La Playa Orient Bay, responded to this review

Good afternoon, We would like to thank you for the time spent to write some words. We gratefully acknowledge your comments and suggestions, as they allow us to improve our service and better satisfy our guests. Your comments are precious to us and will help us do our utmost to fully satisfy your needs.We are looking forward to reading your...

Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The La Playa was the closest hotel we could get to the beach. And although it was nice, there were a few things that we didn't like. The staff was not all that friendly. They sometimes acted like it was a pain to have to stop and answer a question or make you a drink. We were not informed that...

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DirecteurLaPlaya, Responsable relations clients at La Playa Orient Bay, responded to this review

Good afternoon, We would like to thank for your comment We are sorry that the service did not meet your expectations, and we beg you to accept our sincerest apologies. Concerning the staff who is not friendly, I don't know if you talk about the staff of the beach restaurant or in the hotel, because it's 2 different managment but...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Directly on the beach, the Hoste is a hotel offering 56 spacious Junior Suites and a Creole Hut « la Cabana ». The hotel is made up of small buildings (2 floors) with an outdoor freshwater swimming pool, a private beach area with sun loungers and a Bar Restaurant «La Playa" set in an exceptional location where you can enjoy breakfast by the sea the feet in the sand. On the beach you will find a small shop, a massage service for relaxation and a water sports center. Also available are sun loungers and parasols. ComplimentaryWiFi in all Rooms and the entire Hotel ! ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Playa Orient Bay

Address: 116 Parc de la Baie Orientale | BP 5146, Orient Bay 97071, St. Maarten-St. Martin (Formerly L'Hoste Hotel)
Region: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Saint-Martin > Orient Bay
Price Range: ₹ 9,753 - ₹ 16,276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Playa Orient Bay 3*
Number of rooms: 56
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“The newly-renovated rooms are a must.”
SATXKen, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are superior!!!”
35wanderlust, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“need to be form France or to speak French”
chelarug2016, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you want a peek-a-boo view of the ocean, ask for an upper floor room.”
gods57, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Until they finish the renovations, I would choose the Premium Suite.”
Andy-2017-Andy, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
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