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Hotel L'Esplanade

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2010

This was my first trip to St. Martin and we usually stay a beach front properties. I was a bit nervous not having all the amenities but this place was amazing. There was a french bread and bottle of water waiting for us and we went to the "US Market" for groceries...daily fresh french breads were amazing! I highly recommend... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2010

I read someones review that said "There is no food on the property". The owners of L'esplanade know better than to put a restaurant on L'esplanade for one very good reason. IT IS A 5 MINUTE WALK TO THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN THE WHOLE CARIBBEAN! You are in Grand Case! There is an entire street dedicated to french (and one... More 

3 Thank Dvbdmd
Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2010

My husband and I just got back from our trip to St. Martin and would go back to L'Esplanade in a heartbeat. We got wonderful service from each service person at this laid back boutique hotel. And, just to clarify, I mean the atmosphere for the guests is laid back, but each hotel staff person we encountered was professional, yet... More 

3 Thank megmeyer411
Indianapolis, IN
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2010

This hotel was just beautiful - we came to the Grand Case area under the suggestion of a family member. This hotel was in the perfect location, small walking distance to the fantastic restaurants within Grand Case - but in a more secluded location which made it perfect for our honeymoon. The hotel was up to date (we stayed in... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2010

a very special and romantic small hotel were they treat you like royalty. Spacious , immaculate rooms with fabulous views of the harbor. Walking distance to tons of good restaurants. A hidden treasure. We were at the Westin before and what a positive difference L'Esplanade made in our opinion of St. Martens.

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Northern VA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2010

We stayed in a loft suite in mid February 2010. Paying the extra for a loft suite is well worth it. It is a noticeable difference over the regular suites. Recommend requesting a suite away from the lobby when making reservations. Room King size bed was very comfortable (firm), pillows were very soft (not firm) Full kitchen is provided. There... More 

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Reviewed 24 February 2010

This place was so perfect we did not move the car for 4 days. Every room has an ocean view and look s very much like the website indicates. YOu have more privacy on the upper floor rooms with better water views, but the lower floors have the well manicured gardens + a view. You can't go wrong. This is... More 

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New York, NY
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Reviewed 23 February 2010

Went there end of Jan /early Feb 2010. Loved the scenic views and love the French side in general. The Dutch side is so commercial and gets the "cruise" set with fannypacks and all. The Grand Case area is full of life, good food and wonderful, carefree people. Yes- the hotel is on a hill- but we managed fine- even... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2010

As a faithful TripAdvisor user, I was struck by the spectacular ratings and reviews Hotel L'Esplanade had on this site. While the hotel was tucked into a charming and quiet hillside of Grand Case and the rooms were spacious and roomy (bigger than our apartment back home!), that's about all this highly-rated hotel has going for it. It definitely has... More 

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Reviewed 16 February 2010

My girl friend and I stayed for three nights for her birthday last month, and it was wonderful. The staff goes out of their way to help you. The Owners are the nicest people you could meet. The beach down the road is beautiful with a nice bar and friendly staff. The restaurants nearby are very nice and the town... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amid lush tropical gardens, affording its visitors privacy without sacrificing its panoramic ocean views. Spacious interiors blend harmoniously with the Mediterranean architecture. Magical sunsets come to you on your private terrace to touch your soul. A delightful footpath leads you on a journey of discovery. We invite you to find your own rhythm, knowing that our staff is there to ensure that your every day is a perfect day, knowing that your comfort is our excellence and with us, you are home. For those who appreciate privacy, enjoy an uncrowded atmosphere, gracious hospitality and seek relaxation in exclusive, blissful surroundings...Welcome to Hotel L'Esplanade. Introducing our new Ti Spa for all of your beauty and relaxation needs! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel L'Esplanade

Address: On the Hill of Grand Case | St. Martin, Grand Case 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Region: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Saint-Martin > Grand Case
Price Range: RM1,089 - RM2,201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel L'Esplanade 4*
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
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