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    Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

    19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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          US$ 702
          US$ 326
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          Overview
          • Excellent32%
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          • Average15%
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          Reviewed 28 December 2015

          My husband and I stayed 3 nights at the Sonesta Great Bay for a wedding. In first entering the view is really beautiful - an all open-air lobby where you are met with cool, wet, refreshing towelettes and a glass of champagne while you are...More

          2  Thank fantsypants
          Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 31 December 2015

          Dear fantsypants, Glad you enjoyed the lobby/concierge and the PIZZA! Yes, so good ;-) Also we appreciate the feedback and I'll be sure to submit it to management for consideration/improvements. Happy New Years! -Martha mmarsden@sonestastmaarten.com

          Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

          Nice location, can walk to town on the beach. Beach area is very nice; the shell sand can be a bit rough on the feet. We stayed in the Miramar wing, ocean front, clean room but very dated. The food was not very good, it...More

          1  Thank sjordan1123
          Response from LiveMaho, Guest Enagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 28 December 2015

          Dear sjordan1123, We appreciate your feedback and will put into consideration. Glad to hear you enjoyed the Island. Feel free to reach out to me if you would like to further discuss your guest experience at Great Bay Beach Resort. Thank you, Martha mmarsden@sonestastmaarten.com

          Reviewed 26 December 2015

          I stayed with my family in a 2 bedroom suite which had nice large bedrooms and three bathrooms! The kitchen and living room/dining area was tiny, definitely not a full kitchen as advertised since there was actually no kitchen counter. We did not have the...More

          2  Thank Lindsay882013
          Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 28 December 2015

          Dear Lindsay882013, When you do choose all-inclusive you are then allowed access to Maho Beach Resort with a difference in expanse / more walking areas and gardens. Perhaps if you choose to return one day, you shall consider Maho Beach Resort if the overall scale...More

          Reviewed 26 December 2015

          staff always eager to satisfy the custumer, good foof and beverage, close to the beach, everything perfect.Great view if you choose ocean view ( it's worth the extra money!) would return as often as possible. Would even consider buying a condo.More

          2  Thank Etienne E
          Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 28 December 2015

          Dear Etienne E, I would like personally to thank you for choosing Sonesta and for taking the time to write such an amazing review! The hard-working staff very much appreciates to hear the positive experiences from our guests. Did you know, when you do choose...More

          Reviewed 25 December 2015

          My wife and I celebrated our second year honeymoon for a week this spring in April 2015 and had a wonderful time. The all inclusive buffet and bar was great and everyone was very professional and pleasant. We had a beach front view with terrace...More

          2  Thank James B
          Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 28 December 2015

          Dear James B, I would like personally to thank you for choosing Sonesta and for taking the time to write such an amazing review! Happy to hear you visited Maho Beach resort and managed to understand the differences between the two. Hope you're still enjoying...More

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          • 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
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          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Casino and Gambling
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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          • US$ 277 - US$ 537 (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
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          • Philipsburg
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          • St Maarten Great Bay Hotel ,
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          David A
          are the pools saltwater
          21 June 2017|
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          Response from Marla S | Reviewed this property |
          No, they are not, at least they weren't when I was there.
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          Ashley H
          We are going to rent a car during our stay. Is there a parking fee at the resort and is there available parking?
          19 June 2017|
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          Response from Bob R | Reviewed this property |
          I felt compelled to provide an update to one of the answers that you received. The facility is a very long ways from a dump. It is, however somewhat older and in need of constant upkeep, as any facility in the tropics would... More
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          Ashley H
          Do the cabana rooms have a mini bar?
          19 June 2017|
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          Response from lovetogetoutofMI |
          All of the rooms have 3 bottles of local liquor (rum, gin and vodka) and a fridge with water, juice, soda and beer
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          "Best rooms are on higher floors - 5 and up."
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          "Ocean front view on a high floor is a must."
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          "The one bedroom suites on the "apartments" side has amazing ocean views and privacy."
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          "The Garden View rooms look out onto the street."
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