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Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

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Traveller (3152)
Room & Suite (870)
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“lava rock”(76 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

I love this place BUT it was destroyed by hurricane Irma and will not be available again until 2020. They are currently tearing it down and are going to rebuild. It lies close enough to downtown Philipsburg that my husband and I walk downtown daily....More

2  Thank AvidTraveler6568
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We chose this resort because it was all adults. There was nothing to do after 8pm. Hardly any entertainment at night.They brought some singers and it was horrible,even the crowd was booing them.This resort is geared towards retired folks.No younger people, I think we were...More

2  Thank L F
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We stayed here for our honeymoon in August and had an amazing trip. The staff here were wonderful and went above and beyond for us. The food was very good at the buffet and all the alacart's, we actually liked the buffet food so much...More

3  Thank mel k
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Our room was on the 7th floor ocean front. Room 725. The view was amazing. The only non favorable part was dinner reservations. The machine always said all restaurants were full. After speaking to someone, they did let us in. Would be nice to have...More

1  Thank Renee' M
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We stayed at this resort the week of the storm. We were fortunate to have been evacuated the day of the hurricane only losing 2 days of our vacation. This was a great resort and hopefully will be rebuilt soon. Location was perfect, walking distance...More

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About
Description
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa is a serene Caribbean haven - and St. Maarten’s premier, limitless all-inclusive, adults-only resort. Delivering a new level of sophistication and style, ...More the elegant destination hotel is situated on a mile-long white-sand beach, overlooking Great Bay and the sparkling sea. With endless amenities and personalized service, the resort invites guests to unwind at three swimming pools, four restaurants, four bars, a spa and the Golden Casino for the ultimate vacation experience complimented by stellar service. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Free Internet
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Adult pool
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Casino and Gambling
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (3,152)
Room & Suite (870)
Pool & Beach (819)
Dining (258)
Amenities (106)
Family and Play Areas (9)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (6)
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Frank A
22 March 2018|
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Response from Christine_David_TO | Reviewed this property |
Sunwing owns it. It's being torn to the ground and completely rebuilt. Wont open until late 2019.
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"Top floor had the best view"
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"We asked for a room on the lower floor so we had our own Bali bed for our entire stay, loved having the beach..."
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"The end rooms are huge compared to the regular rooms."
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"ocean view, higher floors"
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