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    Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

    19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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    Reviewed 14 March 2016

    The Staff makes this place shine. Especially Gineen in the Buffet restaurant. She was always smiling, friendly, a joy to talk to. Michael also very sweet. Everyone was great - sorry can't remember all the names. Food, drinks very good. Excellent location. Went for walks...More

    2  Thank 333alice333
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 21 March 2016

    Dear 333alice333, Yes we understand its difficult to remember all the names, hey your on vacation. But please know the names mentioned do not go unnoticed, so they certainly appreciate it. Sounds like a lovely vacation. Smoking is allowed in all Casinos, as gambling, drinking...More

    Reviewed 12 March 2016

    We arrived on the 3rd for a week and the week went by too fast. We had an oceanview room and with an amazing view of the ocean, the cruiseships and the town of Philipsburg were amazing. The infinity pool is a dream to remember,...More

    4  Thank Monick F
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 21 March 2016

    Dear Monick F Glad to hear to you noticed the "friendliness" of the friendly island: our team members. Great point that the beach is the perfect walk-away-calories workout with plenty of shopping options. You could always take a quick taxi back, that is if you...More

    Reviewed 12 March 2016

    The resort was tired. Food and drinks were good. The staff was exceptional. Very friendly and helpful. Beautiful fresh flowers all around the lobby were a nice touch. Appreciated notice from management about Zika virus. Since it has been all over the news, we were...More

    1  Thank Judi C
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 21 March 2016

    Dear Judi C, Thank you for the review and taking notice that we are informing guests regarding any island possibilities. We do hope you return one day and take care until then. Sunny Salutations, - Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

    Reviewed 12 March 2016

    I have now stayed at Sonesta Great Bay twice, and can say I'll be back! the first visit i was looking for somewhere that was small and intimate so we could just relax and enjoy the sun, and we found it! the second time i...More

    2  Thank Johanna M
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 21 March 2016

    Dear JoMa1388, Thank you for the review and we are pleased to hear about your relaxing stay. We do hope you and your spouse can return one day! Sunny Salutations, - Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

    Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

    I just returned from a 5 night stay. We arrived March 3rd and left March 10th. When I arrived I thought I was in Paradise- Check in went fine- except for the piece of paper handed to us warning of a stomach virus going around...More

    3  Thank Betseybandaid
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 21 March 2016

    Dear adrienne t, Yes, we are updating our guests on prevention procedures to maximize the vacation enjoyment for all guests. I have sent this review to the Management Team to review and I thank you for including all the details. Glad to hear there about...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • US$ 268 - US$ 586 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
    • #3 Family Hotel in Philipsburg
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    • Number of rooms
    • 257
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    • Location
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    • Philipsburg
    • Also Known As
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    clpclm
    19 July 2017|
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    Response from BeenAroundFolks | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. I don't know where those rooms are located. Where we stayed it was called the townhomes, or something like that. sorry can't help more.
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    17 July 2017|
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    Response from ycart15 | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry, we were in OCV room w/ king bed. Maybe you're thinking of the time share side where they are like mini motel apartments
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    16 July 2017|
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    Response from Boogs46 | Reviewed this property |
    Some are ocean view you must pay extra for that
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    "We stayed on third floor - no issues! Request oceanview though."
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