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    Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

    19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
    +1 855-814-4024
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    Reviewed 30 April 2016

    Get yourself a beverage and have a seat, if you'd like to read about our rough start but wonderful finish to a long-awaited vacation at Sonesta Great Bay. A group of eight long-time friends in their 50s decided to spend a week at the Sonesta...More

    3  Thank harrinrc
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 16 May 2016

    Dear harrinrc, Thank you for choosing Sonesta St. Maarten and for sharing with us and other readers all about your stay. I have shared this with Rosalie, her superior and the team. Thank you ;-) We do hope you come back for another stay soon!...More

    Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

    Our first time on the the friendly island of Sint Maarten was more than we expected. We had an ocean view room looking over the bay it was beautiful and well worth the upgrade. The hotel is well situated for shopping and fun to see...More

    2  Thank Jack-Brie
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 16 May 2016

    Dear Jack-Brie Thank you for choosing Sonesta St. Maarten and for sharing with us and other readers all about your stay. I believe your spelling was correct : Janean. We do hope you come back for another stay soon! Kindly, Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

    Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

    Both my boyfriend and I are under 30, like to party so we were a little nervous to stay here but what an amazing vacation and we will be back! From prior reviews, we thought the property would be too worn down for our liking...More

    3  Thank alexandria1242
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 16 May 2016

    Dear alexandria1242 Thank you for choosing Sonesta St. Maarten writing this review. Our Maho Beach Resort may be better suited for the "Party" style vacationers, in Maho there are great nightclubs, piano bars and rowdy bars right there in walking distance. But you can also...More

    Reviewed 29 April 2016

    Lovely stay in this hotel which has two beautiful pools on the beach plus another further along and quieter. We were greeted with prosecco and given a sea view room which was quiet despite being near to the pool area. Beach shelves with gritty sand...More

    Thank JvmCrowborough
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 16 May 2016

    Dear JvmCrowborough Thank you for choosing Sonesta St. Maarten and for sharing your thoughts about your stay. Sound like you had a great time, enjoying the polol and presecco. We do hope you come back for another stay soon! Kindly, Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

    Reviewed 29 April 2016

    My wife and I were gifted my parent's week (time share) at Sonesta Great Bay. We can not thank them enough as this was a vacation much needed and the stay at this hotel did not disappoint! From the moment we step out of the...More

    Thank M_I_Adventures
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 30 April 2016

    Dear M_I_Adventures, Incredibly detailed review! I felt like I was right on vacation with you and your wife. What a great gift this stay a Great Bay turned out to be, thank you for sharing. The Team at Great Bay really appreciates the time you...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Adult pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 330 - US$ 641 (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 Martin / St Maarten >
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    • Philipsburg
    • Also Known As
    • Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort And Casino ,
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    TBacchi2013
    14 September 2017|
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    Response from majorrmajor6 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, that's my understanding also, Sonesta will give refunds for booking between through 2017. I hope you will be able to contact them soon for further information,
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    13 September 2017|
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    Response from Janet C | Reviewed this property |
    Saw time share owners video & hotel destroyed. I posted it to my FB. It was on youtube.
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