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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The major reasons for not giving this resort a five star rating are in the details. On the positive side this resort -Conveniently adjacent to the best part of the Orient Bay Beach -A very friendly and helpful staff who immediately addressed all requests -A very comfortable super king-size bed - Each room had access to its own private pool....

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Canton, Ma
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I just returned from a week at the Esmeralda. We were delighted that our travel agent suggested it. Every aspect of it was better than we expected. The staff, especially Eli at the front desk, Anais the young trainee and Chris the maintenance man deserve top grades for customer satisfaction. They were friendly, efficient and quick to...

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Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to St. Martin nearly every year and have stayed at Esmeralda probably half a dozen times. It is a great location, right above the beach. The rooms are nothing fancy, but more than adequate. They seem more like a beach rental than a typical hotel room, nice and casual. Love the small complexes, each having its own pool....

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed at the Esmeralda Resort in mid-November 2016 for 4 nights. Check-in/check-out was simple and hassle-free. The staff in the Reception center was courteous and helpful! Our room was in perfect shape for the stay, with the exception of the missing corkscrew. The Reception center provided one with no hassle at all. Our room was in...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Orient Bay is a laid back, beautiful beach, with such a French feel. The wondeful staff at Esmeralda Resort made our stay even better. Eliu is a true professional. His attention to detail, his patience and friendliness went above and beyond. Janine and Audrey were also very helpful and personable. After we ordered an eat in meal from a local...

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1Thank tedeb527
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were to the hotel for our honeymoon, the concierge were so kind and polite, they do all for an amazing staying! Eliu was very kind and also the blonde woman. We arrived earlier than the check in time but he do all for giving us the room in advanced. they provide us an ocen front room for our honeymoon...

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Dandridge, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Would return in an instant. First, the entire team was incredibly friendly! From the lobby desk to people throughout the property. The complimentary continental breakfast was perfect. We had dinner in the restaurant, and it was a wonderful experience. We highly recommend "Lobster Night". You will not be disappointed.

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

The main restaurant is a highly rated restaurant by the pool. Every chalet has or shares it's own pool. You can sign your drinks at the beach and don't be surprised that clothing is optional in some parts of the beach. Staffing was always accommodating and upbeat. Overall was wonderful, has to be one of my best vacations ever.

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Spencer, Massachusetts
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stay at the Resort several times. It has a Great beach and individual pools. It is very Family family. When we stayed without our children we bothered by The families around our area. We always rented a car and the location was close to good roads

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We went ahead and booked our next visit for March 2017 back this past June. As in the past, we have sent our room request via email to Claudie, the general manager, and we always receive a prompt confirmation notice back from her. Our last visit was in March 2015, for 10 days and it was just a joy! We...

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USAsalesoffice, Director of Sales at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! The Esmeralda team looks forward to making your March 2017 visit an enjoyable, relaxing and memorable vacation as in the past. We are pleased that Esmeralda is a nice change of pace for you. Safe travels and see you soon. Esmeralda Management Team

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ESMERALDA RESORT, situated on the magnificent white sands of Orient Bay in French St. Martin offers just 65 rooms and suites spread among elegant tropical gardens in 17 villas. Esmeralda is the only four star hotel in St Martin on Orient Beach.Esmeralda's Coco Beach Bar offers beachfront lunch & cocktails. L'Astrolabe, the resort's fine dining restaurant offers French Creole and Continental cuisine. Guests receive dining privileges at 12 + restaurants in Orient Bay. Only minutes to more fine dining,shopping and entertainment. Rooms include a kitchenette, king bed, sitting area and patio. What makes this property so special is it's unique plantation style layout with only four rooms or suites per villa. For privacy, each villa has its own swimming pool and each accommodation has its own private entrance and terrace... Guests may reserve anything from a single superior or deluxe room or a generous sized suite or an entire 3 - 5 bedroom villa. Due to the way this resort in St Martin is situated on the property that is perpendicular to the beach there is limited availability in the two ocean front villas that include the Presidential Suites and deluxe oceanfront rooms. All superior and deluxe rooms include kitchenettes. Suites offer full kitchens and large living rooms. Guests enjoy the peaceful surroundings and a cordial, pampering yet unobtrusive on-site multi-lingual staff prepared to assist with any special needs. Esmeralda offers free use of beach chairs & umbrellas. Each accommodation has a fully equipped kitchenette (suites have fully equipped kitchens including dishwasher), large tile bath with hair dryer plus a 110 outlet for shavers only, color satellite TV, room safe, air conditioning with ceiling fan, daily maid service. All bedrooms have Color TV by satellite (8 channels and video system), telephone, private safe, A/C, ceiling fan, private, furnished terrace, kitchenette with micro wave, electric coffee pot, refrigerator and dishes. SUPERIOR, DELUXE AND OCEANFRONT ROOMS: King or two double beds, kitchenette. Maximum occupancy: 2 people. Superior rooms have garden view and are generally located further from the beach. Deluxe rooms are a bit larger located nearer the pool. Oceanfront rooms are located nearest the beach. SUPERIOR SUITES: Spacious living room and bedroom area with king size four poster bed and full size pull-out sofa bed plus a fully equipped kitchen. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults & 2 children. PRESIDENTIAL SUITES: Large dining and living room area with full size sofa bed, separate master bedroom with king size colonial bed, TV in living room and master bedroom, 1 1/2 baths, radio/cassette/CD player and fully equipped kitchen. Suite is oceanfront. Maximum occupancy: 4 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Esmeralda Resort

Address: Baie Orientale | BP 5141, Orient Bay 97071, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Region: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Saint-Martin > Orient Bay
Price Range: $213 - $547 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Esmeralda Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Esmeralda Hotel Orient Bay
Esmeralda Hotel Marigot
Esmeralda Resort Marigot
Esmeralda St Martin
Esmeralda Resort St Martin
Renaisance Esmeralda Resort
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“Try to get close to the beach as possible”
 of 5 bubbles stephenfI6842AC, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a unit close to the walk-way to the beach if walking is a problem although it was only a 5 minute walk to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles sunshinegirl038, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 424 is right across from the restaurant and has good views of the mountains and a short walk to beach.”
 of 5 bubbles tedeb527, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“good view ocean front, amazing breakfast”
 of 5 bubbles , 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view with pool is best option”
 of 5 bubbles 259kenk, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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