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    Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

    19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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    Overview
    • Excellent32%
    • Very good41%
    • Average15%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
    Travellers talk about
    “swim up bar” (209 reviews)
    “great bay” (673 reviews)
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    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
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    Wheelchair Access
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 3,756 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Our stay was wonderful in every way shape or form! We went there to celebrate our 25th anniversary and we are very please with our decision. Great facility, great service, and great little attention to our anniversary. The only down side was the Bay View...More

    7  Thank Alan P
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 26 June 2017

    I don't have one bad thing to say about my stay here. I just hope I get everyone's name right! This resort has the nicest people in the world working there. Every single person I met seemed to love their job and went above and...More

    17  Thank rae D
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 17 July 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for the review, the team members mentioned and we do hope you do return. Sunny Regards, - Martha

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Booked a last minute trip to St. MAARTEN with my BF and I couldn't be happier about my decision. Both Sonesta Great Bay and St. Maarten are all-in-all, a beautiful place to visit. I enjoyed how this resort was "private" compared to other resorts closer...More

    5  Thank DreaCamille705
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded yesterday

    Dear Guest, First of all thank you for selecting our all-inclusive beach resort in St. Maarten for your stay. Secondly thank you the review. Thank you, Martha

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    If I were to rate Great Bay as just a hotel I would give it barely a 3, but as it is an all inclusive I must include the food and that brings it down to a 1. There are no other food options in...More

    1  Thank Terry_FtWorth
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded yesterday

    Dear Guest, First of all thank you for selecting our all-inclusive beach resort in St. Maarten for your stay. Secondly thank you the valuable insights you have mentioned pertaining your particular experience, we regret to hear about a few unfortunate circumstances, we have taken notice,...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    This adult all inclusive is very small and limited. If you are looking for serenity, this is your place. If you want to do something other than lie on the beach and eat the same breakfast every morning then move along..... Many times we were...More

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    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded yesterday

    Dear Guest, First of all thank you for selecting our all-inclusive beach resort in St. Maarten for your stay. Secondly thank you the valuable insights you have mentioned pertaining your particular experience, we regret to hear about a few unfortunate circumstances, we have taken notice...More

    Divi Little Bay Beach Resort
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    About
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    Amenities
    • 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
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$260 - US$581 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
    • #3 Family Hotel in Philipsburg
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 257
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    • Location
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    • Philipsburg
    • Also Known As
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    Room & Suite (780)
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    Dining (245)
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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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