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    Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

    19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
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    Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

    We booked our vacation through Travelocity 2 months before our trip. Travelocity sent us confirmation and all was set to go. When we arrived at Sonesta on March 4th we were told that our reservation was pretty much non existent and they never received any...More

    7  Thank Hikergirl555
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 18 March 2016

    Dear SherryLynn43, I assure you that I have sent this review to the Management Team to investigate along with Travelocity Booking. Thank you for including all the details. Kindly, - Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator guestservices@mahobeach.com

    Reviewed 14 March 2016

    I reached Sonesta Great Bay Resort at 11:00am on Friday 11th March. And, my room was not ready so I was placed in another room. Upon entering that room it had not been prepared, cleaned etc. Fortunately, the Housekeeping Supervisor was on that floor and...More

    2  Thank E8924SMrenata
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 21 March 2016

    Dear E8924SMrenata, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback, though we sometimes have to adapt to circumstances it is the recovery and service, just as you have so eloquently put it that makes a world of a difference. Glad to hear to...More

    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

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    • 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
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    • Casino and Gambling
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Adult pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$ 277 - US$ 630 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
    • #3 Family Hotel in Philipsburg
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
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    • Number of rooms
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    14 September 2017|
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    Oh boy...our thoughts, prayers and well wishes go out to all the residents of St Maarten, as well as all the hurricane victims on the eastern side of the US. We are saddened by the devastation which has befallen our favorite... More
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    "ocean view, higher floors"
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