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    Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

    19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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    Free Internet
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Small resort but so worth it! I was skeptical because of previous reviews but so glad I went through with it. Beach and pool were both great! Pool bar was nice everyone was very attentive. Buffet didn't have too too many options, but the food...More

    6  Thank sandyg3190
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Sandy, Thank you for the lovely review. We are pleased to hear all about it in this review you so kindly took the time to write in. Much Appreciated, Martha

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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Located 20 mins from the airport this Dutch side of the Island has a nice location. All inclusive plan had its pros and cons over all could be better. As soon as we arrived we tried to make reservations for their special restaurants, just to...More

    7  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing our resort. We appreciate to hear about your stay in this review and we are glad you enjoyed! Much Appreciated, Martha

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Stayed here on a short vacation. The staff was friendly along with great service and clean rooms. Making reservations for the lava rock dinner seemed vague because of the quick filling up of seats. But the buffet served us just fine. Great view of the...More

    5  Thank Waikeem C
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing our resort. We appreciate to hear your sentiments and we are glad you enjoyed. Much Appreciated, Martha

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I enjoyed the pools, bars, casino, my resort room, and the friendly staff at this beautiful resort. Vicky at the front desk made our stay wonderful from the time we walked in till check out time. Any questions that needed to be answered she very...More

    5  Thank florencet612
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for the lovely review of your birthday stay with us. We are pleased to hear all about it in this review you so kindly took the time to write in. Much Appreciated, Martha

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My husband and I spent 5 nights at Sonesta Great Bay and we absolutely loved it! We were in one of the beach front cabana rooms and loved the convenience of being able to walk straight to the beach or pool from our room! The...More

    5  Thank Ashley H
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing our resort. We appreciate to hear your review as well your recommendation to other readers. We hope you do return! Much Appreciated, Martha

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 276 - US$ 589 (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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    • Location
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    • St. Maarten-St. Martin >
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    • Philipsburg
    • Also Known As
    • Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort And Casino ,
    • Sonesta Great Bay Beach Hotel Philipsburg ,
    • St Martin Great Bay Hotel ,
    • Sonesta Philipsburg ,
    • Great Bay Beach Hotel ,
    • Philipsburg Sonesta ,
    • St Maarten Great Bay Hotel ,
    • Hotel Sonesta Great Bay Beach ,
    • Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa St. Maarten-St. Martin/Philipsburg
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    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
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    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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    "I agree with other reviewers--the highest the floor, the better. Sixth floor was awesome!"
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    "Get the Ocean view. It is like a postcard."
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    "I would choose a room at another resort!"
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