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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Overall the experience was very good. Hotel Room was large and comfortable and very clean which included a balcony. The staff was always very friendly and accommodating. Beach front property was our favorite part. Serenity Spa was a great experience. The food was satisfactory.

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Amanda F, Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Nils H, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We're pleased to see you had an overall good time with us and that you enjoyed your large and comfortable room. balcony area, staff, spa and food. We hope to see you back again in the future. Best regards, Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Management

Reviewed 7 September 2015

Best hotel on the island it's the Place to be hand down The staff was amazing if you love to eat / get wasted The staff at Sonesta great bay will make sure of that they also have a second location that you have access to / maho the property was beautiful well kept I am planning a second trip...

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Amanda F, Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ty C, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We're so glad to see you had an amazing time with us and hope to see you back very soon. Best regards, Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Management

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 7 September 2015

the hotel really nice, the beach is amazing, day time view on the resort is great and night time view is awesome, people there are all really nice, pleasant, welcoming and always eager to serve making sure everything was up to our satisfaction! the food was very good, the room was cleaned, the hotel was clean and smell good at...

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Amanda F, Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Ricardy D, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We're pleased to see you enjoyed your time at our resort and we hope to see you again in the near future. Best regards, Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Management

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We came down for our honeymoon and had a great time. The Staff was wonderful and helpful, the food was great, and there were a lot of great events throughout the day that gave you the opportunity to win things like rum or jewelry. The pools were clean and the perfect temperature, and the ocean was gorgeous, clear, and calm....

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Amanda F, Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Chris L, Thank you for sharing your positive comments with us. We're pleased to see you had a great time with us for your honeymoon and that you enjoyed our friendly staff, great food, entertainment, pool and ocean areas. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Best regards, Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Management

Ontario Canada
Reviewed 6 September 2015

My husband and I spent two wonderful weeks at the Sonesta Great Bay (May 14th to May 28th). We travelled with Sunwing from Montreal (direct flight) with no issues. Upon arrival, we were greeted by Innocent, the Lobby Concierge with a cold towel and champagne. Our room wasn’t ready so we headed to the restaurant for lunch. Returning to the...

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Amanda F, Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear SylvieFrancois444, Thank you for sharing your positive review with us. We're pleased that you and your husband had a wonderful two week vacation at our resort and that you enjoyed our easy check-in, staff, views, rooms, amazing food and overall resort. We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Management

Reviewed 6 September 2015

My husband and I wanted to spend some quality time together for our wedding anniversary so we decided to visit St. Marteen. We surely did not know what to expect since neither of us visited the Island before. Sonesta Great Bay was a really nice pick for us. We ate, drank and soaked up so much sun and fun that...

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Amanda F, Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Dimple W, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We're glad that you and your husband got to spend some nice quality time with us for your wedding anniversary and hope to see you both again in the near future. Best regards, Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Management

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

It's clean enough, located near the town of Philipsburg, and was not expensive, but... 1. It is rated as AAA 4 diamond. I have no idea how they fooled the inspector. More like a 2.5 star hotel in terms of setting. 2. Not once did we receive all our towels at once in a day i.e. No bath mat one...

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Amanda F, Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear BACKFROMCR, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We're disappointed to see you did not have a better experience with us and assure you that we have gone over your comments with our Management Team and hope to see you again in the future. Best regards, Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Management

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Sonesta Great Bay is a very friendly place. They greet you with hello's and friendly chat all day. The grounds are very clean and room also. Service is great. The food is everywhere and very good. The menu changes constantly so variety is there. Pools are beautiful and well kept, and not all that crowded. The bars were well stocked...

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Amanda F, Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Robert H, Thank you for sharing your positive review with us. We're pleased to see you had a great time at our resort and that you enjoyed our staff, resort grounds, pool area and food served. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Management

Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Canada
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This was a great trip. Was very happy with the accommodations. if you are looking for a smaller hotel, this is the place for you. Staff always so pleasant... Not alot of choice for food but what they had was very good. The a la Carte's were excellent. We will definitively be going back. Phillipsburg is 10 minute walk and...

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Amanda F, Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Gary920, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We're pleased to see you had a great trip to our resort and that you enjoyed our accommodations, food and location. We hope to see you soon. Best regards, Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Management

Arima, Trinidad
Reviewed 31 August 2015

When here for an exchange from Sonesta Maho took a bus for $2.00 U.S. The staff greeted us as though they were expecting , us service as though we were checking in the hotel. Everyone were very courteous. We had access to everything on the grounds swim up pool bar, the pools, restaurants, everything and they even gave us a...

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Amanda F, Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear star-trini, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We're pleased to see you had an amazing time at our resort and that you enjoyed your overall experience with us. We hope to see you soon. Best regards, Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Management

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa is a serene Caribbean haven - and St. Maarten’s premier, limitless all-inclusive, adults-only resort. Delivering a new level of sophistication and style, the elegant destination hotel is situated on a mile-long white-sand beach, overlooking Great Bay and the sparkling sea. With endless amenities and personalized service, the resort invites guests to unwind at three swimming pools, four restaurants, four bars, a spa and the Golden Casino for the ultimate vacation experience complimented by stellar service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

Address: 19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Region: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Sint Maarten > Philipsburg
Price Range: ₹ 19,426 - ₹ 36,375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 257
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Also Known As:
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Hotel Philipsburg
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort And Casino
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
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
#3 Family Hotel in Philipsburg
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
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