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    Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

    19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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    Room & Suite (780)
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    • Excellent32%
    • Very good41%
    • Average15%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “swim up bar” (209 reviews)
    “great bay” (673 reviews)
    “ocean view” (402 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Butler Service
    Housekeeping
    Casino
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 21 March 2016

    Here is a review of our stay at this resort. I have tried to keep it short and sweet and address some of the concerns that we originally had from reading previous reviews based on our experiences. My wife and I celebrated our 1 year...More

    1  Thank ReindeerMan007
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 5 April 2016

    Dear ReindeerMan007 I'm still awake and I loved the review! So pleased to hear about your interactions with the team members you mentioned, I'm submitting their names now for review since it is the end of the month and awards are issued! Thank you for...More

    Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

    The hotel is a little dated. The food is good, drinks were great. This is a great hotel if all you want to do is stay in one place & relax! We spent a few days & it was perfect for this. The staff was...More

    3  Thank Roni228
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 21 March 2016

    Dear Roni228, I will talk to the Entertainment Manager about your suggestion. We are very pleased to hear about how much you enjoyed the resort and the hospitality! Thank you for the review and for choosing Sonesta, - Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

    Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

    We stayed in the 2 bedroom suite with butler service this past week and my husband and I were extremely satisfied!!! Our butler,Marcia, was top notch!! The food was very good, lots of variety and available at all times . The pools were clean and...More

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

    Dear Erika C, Wow second review ion a row mentioning Marcia, seems she really does impress! Fantastic to hear you are already coming back! Thank you for the review and for choosing Sonesta yet again, - Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

    Reviewed 18 March 2016

    We were in a butler suite and Marcia the butler was amazing, she truly loves her job. The rooms were clean and comfortable and our view was outstanding. Innocent would great us daily and Cindy at the buffet was friendly and helpful.

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

    Dear Diane N We love to hear the particular names mentioned that provided the hospitality that we strive each day for. We certainly do hope yu come back soon! Thank you for the review and for choosing Sonesta, - Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

    Reviewed 17 March 2016

    Real Review - Please be advised - I am easy to please - Staff was super nice, the food was Horrible!! Food poisoning on last day, three restaurants for the entire resort; no reservations. Food is awful; cruise ship food is a huge upgrade for...More

    9  Thank GBytheSea
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 18 March 2016

    Dear GBytheSea, Thank you for the feedback. We do not have reservations for dining since we are all-inclusive. I can assure you that Management has received your feedback. You will notice that other guests even write Trip Advisor Reviews while still being in the Resort...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • 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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    • Price range
    • US$ 260 - US$ 581 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
    • #3 Family Hotel in Philipsburg
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 257
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    • Location
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    • Philipsburg
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    • Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort And Casino ,
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    Traveller (3044)
    Room & Suite (780)
    Pool & Beach (776)
    Dining (245)
    Hotel & Grounds (1595)
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    Cheri-Missouri
    19 August 2017|
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    Response from samuelmckinzie | Reviewed this property |
    Just remember that with this location we get what you pay for on the view. If you want a good ocean view pay more to get the higher floors. It cost $20 USD to get from the airport to the resort. That is for 2 people and 2... More
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    15 August 2017|
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    Response from susannebX498CH | Reviewed this property |
    Dutch side doesn't have topless, you would need to visit Orient beach.
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    9 August 2017|
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    Response from Anne-Marie R | Reviewed this property |
    Because the chairs right in front of the resort (on the beach) were not comfortable, we always found comfortable beach chairs and umbrellas right next door at Lola's (beach restaurant) - which is affiliated with the resort.
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    "I recommend staying in an ocean view room on the higher floors (4th floor or higher)"
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    "junior suite ocean view is the best."
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    "If you pick a Sonesta property - try the Maho Beach location it was surrounded by shops, restaurants and..."
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    "Ocean view sooo worth it!"
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