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Esmeralda Resort

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boston, ma
Reviewed 28 February 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights in a deluxe suite with a deluxe room connector. We had never stayed here before but were told the property had gone through renovations and was refreshed. The reason we considered it was because we have always enjoyed Orient beach and there is a special part of Orient we enjoy and that is the...

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3Thank Johnshem
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 18 February 2013

The Esmeralda is one of the nicest spots we've stayed in St Martin. It's right on Orient Bay, and located, fortunately, at the quieter end of the beach - away from the jet skis and the bus loads of cruise ship day trekkers. The rooms are comfortable and very quiet as there are either three or four rooms per building...

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5Thank AWD008
Delta
Reviewed 12 February 2013

I often read with interest the reviews/experiences of other travelers. Having recently returned from an amazing one week stay at "Esmeralda", I thought that I would offer a few personal observations about this property. I should first preface my review with a few comments about the writer. My wife and I are seasoned (sounded better than mature or old) travelers....

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10Thank 14Alpha
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 7 February 2013

Very nice, luxurious, clean villas, each 4 with their own pool; 100 yards from the beach with the greatest beach bar. Restaurant can get overwhelmed and is generally not the best bet since there are so many others around. Service is very friendly and helpful, some things don't work just like they would in the US but overall we had...

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3Thank rada i
Saint Joseph, Michigan
Reviewed 3 February 2013

We have been coming here for over 15 years. The 2.5M renovation 1.5 years ago was badly needed and much appreciated. The location,intimacy,restaurants,rooms and beach can't be matched anywhere. The only suggestions to raise it to a 5 star resort are simple and achievable . Requests for dinner reservations at the front desk will not be made until the afternoon...

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2Thank Jeff49085
USAsalesoffice, Director of Sales at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

Jeff: As director of the Esmeralda USA sales office here in Florida, we do follow our reviews diligently and take our customer comments seriously as we are always striving to improve services. First of all, we all appreciate your loyalty to Esmeralda, are pleased that our recent renovations have been noticed and you consider Esmeralda to be one of the...

Reviewed 1 February 2013

My husband I have been going to St Martin for 12yrs twice a year! We have been staying at Esmeralda for the last ten years! We have seen a lot of changes over the years.. Up until this last year it was steadily declining or run down! The new well needed renovations and price, location is what will bring us...

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

Thank you Ruth. It is nice to hear the opinion of such a long time fan of the Esmeralda Resort. We are glad that you appreciate the renovations we have done to our property (just in time) so we can look forward to hosting you again this spring... and for years to come.

Michigan
Reviewed 28 January 2013

We just returned from St. Martin. Loved the island and the food, but our room at this hotel had an adjoining room (I believe most or all of them do), common in hotels, but in this one, there seems to be less than zero sound proofing between the adjoining doors. When we crashed after or 15 hour airline ride, my...

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

Dear Sleep Doctor: We are sorry we did not live up to your expectations on your recent visit to our property. I did question management about your issues. I have been advised that there was indeed a noisy couple staying in the adjoining room. If I am not mistaken, they also had a baby. I hope you at least enjoyed...

Merrick, New York
Reviewed 24 January 2013

Just returned from 13 nights at the Esmeralda Resort. Had a wonderful time at this beautiful resort! Leo at the Reception area is just fantastic and most helpful. He has such a way with all the guests, taking time to greet everyone and help them with their questions. Chris has been there many years and makes our stay wonderful. He...

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

Jackie: We are so pleased that you took the time to write a review of the Esmeralda and even more thrilled that you had such an enjoyable stay with us. I will be forwarding your comments on to the staff. They will be happy to see that their attitude and hard work is appreciated. We are looking forward to your...

Burlington, Vermont
Reviewed 22 January 2013

We've stayed at the Esmeralda many times, currently 3 years in a row, and have already reserved to go back next year. So, we like it. Everyone we talked to on the beach or in the restaurant was a repeat visitor, so we're not alone. Here are the pluses: it's on the best part of Orient Beach. The beach chaises...

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

Thank you for your review on your last visit to the Esmeralda Resort. You are correct, we are located on the best and quietest part of Orient Beach. The chef at our gourmet restaurant, L'Astrolabe, has won multi-awards for food quality and presentation and is one of the top restaurants in St,. Martin so we are glad you enjoy it.

Hackensack, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 January 2013

Just returned from my trip to St Martin and stayed at this resort for 1 week and its definitely a perfect choice if you are looking for an extremely safe and perfectly manicured resort on beautiful orient beach.The clientele is upscale and there is a friendly atmosphere. There is a pool at each villa so if you dont feel like...

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

Thank you for your review comments. It is much appreciated. You seem to capture the essence of our resort, staff and facilities perfectly. We are looking forward to seeing you again!

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • 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: $206 - $596 (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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“Seem to all be good, villas w/ 4 rooms each surrounding a swimming pool. It was nice and quiet. There are very sweet cats on the property.”
 of 5 bubbles mqosjan, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you want a room close to the beach, book 1 year in advance.”
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 of 5 bubbles kenpom, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“476 right opposite the best pool shared just with 3 other rooms at the bungalow. Only 50 yards from the beach and 100 yards from the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles keithb612, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Although the cottages do not have ocean views, the small rise that blocks the view also blocks strong and constant ocean winds.”
 of 5 bubbles BonnieB791, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If available, try to get a renovated room”
 of 5 bubbles JWMC, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
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