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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia 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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Constanta, Romania
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Olympia, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank gods57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unlike any other beach visit. We stayed on the other side of the island, so we rented a car and drove to Orient Bay beach's La Playa Club for the day. For $10 each, you get a lounge chair and umbrella on the beach. With that comes, wifi, a restroom, and access to the restaurant and bar. What a great...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It seems that with all of the information and photos available on the internet that decisions can become more difficult and confusing...not easier. the decision to stay at La Playa was the correct one. the location is excellent for Orient Bay...probably the best with the closest walk to the beach and a very pleasant presence right on the beach with...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a smaller but well maintained hotel. It is close to lots of beach activities, and walking distance to a wide selection of both inexpensive or fine dining restaurants. There are small grocery stores, and the Hotel Restaurant had Complimentary Continental Breakfast each morning.

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

good Morning sir, 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. Awaiting...

Haslett, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned yesterday from a great vacation at La Playa. We have not been back since 2010 and had read favorable reviews that they had new owners. We were not disappointed! We stayed in one of the newly remodeled rooms and loved the changes they made. Great comfortable king size bed, completely new bathroom and kitchen which were all done...

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

Good Morning Thanks so much for your comment. It's really apreciate. It's just the begginning, we hope to finalise the renovations in the main building this year. Concerning the restaurant we are happy to work now with Bruno who has the restaurant Le Dream's and thomas who has the restaurant L'Astrolabe Take care and hope to see you soon best...

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was terrible! The commode cycled endlessly with a LOUD screech at the end of every filling cycle----no sleep possible. I reported the incident with no resolution. The bed was completely worn out----years past it's normal life span. So many nasty little bugs (I can forgive this a bit being a tropical location). Dirty!! please see the photos. The...

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

Good Morning Thanks very much for your comment 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. Be assured that the necessary corrective measures have already been taken to...

Gurley, Alabama, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is situated on a beautiful beach and has a wonderful fresh water pool to lounge in when you tire of the bay. Our room was very comfortable (though a little outdated) and provided all the necessities to provide a home away from home. The hotel is in the process of updating rooms and the new updated rooms are...

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

Good Morning Thanks a lot for your positive feedback Take care and we will be very happy to welcome you very soon best regards Katy

Southern Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Playa did everything they could to make our one week stay a highlight trip. The friendly staff from reception, to restaurant, to the best beach bar in the Caribbean, to consistent house-keeping made our week a special memory. The Valentine Days specials in the restaurant were very good. This special hotel being located in the middle of Orient Beach...

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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. Thank you...

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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
Internet
  • 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: ₹ 9,751 - ₹ 19,175 (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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“need to be form France or to speak French”
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“Until they finish the renovations, I would choose the Premium Suite.”
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