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    Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

    19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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    I stayed at this hotel from July 17-23, 2017. The Lala's Restaurant is a food truck parked by the beach. The food was terrible! There were dogs near the restaurant and there was a terrible smell! The other restaurants were okay...not so great! The food...More

    1  Thank mmarazul
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 22 May 2017

    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

    21  Thank DimsBodnis
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 29 May 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing our resort in St. Maarten for your stay. We appreciate the great 5 star review! We hope you can one day visit again! Thanks once again, Martha

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    My wife and I loved our stay at Sonesta Great Bay. The staff was very professional and friendly. We stayed on the second floor in an Ocean Front Junior Suite. The room far exceeded our expectations (and I set very high expectations). I would also...More

    5  Thank arome1
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We had a great time at the Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort! We visited early July, 2017, for a week. My first impressive upon arrival was great! I looked out to the ocean and it was beautiful! Esmond greeted us, carried our bags and got...More

    6  Thank CbrandOhio
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    This was the perfect place. Not too big and not too small. Had all the amenities you could want. Staff was wonderful and the food and beverages were tasty and plentiful. Rooms were clean. The pools and beach area great. There were activities going on...More

    4  Thank bleasley1234
    Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Casino & Spa
    4,059 reviews
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
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    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Free Parking
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$ 258 - US$ 591 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
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    • Number of rooms
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    25 July 2017|
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    Response from Nunnan | Reviewed this property |
    Hello. I am sorry but I know nothing about the butler service. Personally, I really don't see why you would need one. The resort is small and compact... everything is close by. While sunbathing on the beach, there are... More
    mel k
    24 July 2017|
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    Response from BlackMAGIC T | Reviewed this property |
    I doubt you can book restaurants before you get there. Get there first and see what you like. You can always change rooms when you get there
    Sharon D
    22 July 2017|
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    Response from Ashley H | Reviewed this property |
    We saw several people fall getting out of the water, you have to time it with the waves so you get a push out. The beach does have a pretty steep drop off
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