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Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Was at this resort last week for a 1 week stay. Did i spend alot of money to stay here? No. Did it exceed my expections based on price point? Yes. I have seen some negative reviews but people really? Did u pay the price of the Ritz Hotel? No. So don't expect the Ritz. If you want a simple...

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marsdencreative, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

You had me rolling! Your a comedian? hahahah. But seriously you are right... it does taking visiting other islands and Caribbean resorts to realize the level the amenities, variety, entertainment, hospitality and quality we offer at Sonesta for the best rates around! Other resorts in St. Maarten are not all inclusive and perhaps travelers should tour the grocery stores and...

Trinidad
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Everyone needs to come to St Maarten and stay at the Sonesta Great Bay Resort. I guarante you your stay will be enjoyable, packed with lots of activities. The cusine is out of this world. Innocent who greeted us when we arrived gave us a glass of champagne. He was so warm and hospitable. All the staff are friendly and...

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marsdencreative, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Petra from Trinidad, so happy you enjoyed your stay. Perhaps its takes a Caribbean person to fully understand the Limitless offerings and level of joyful team members we have as staff. I'll be sure to tell Innocent about your positive comment. We look forward to seeing you again. You can also check out our other 2 location, Sonesta Maho and...

Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I celebrated My anniversary at this hotel. We were there from Oct. 29 til Nove 5 2015. I met saw wonderful people. This hotel the rooms are in need of some loving care but what these room lack you get from the staff. The front desk staff are very pleasant they greet you with a smile and always happy to...

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marsdencreative, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Jemma, i appreciate you taking the time to submit your feedback. Seems like you enjoy both our resorts. We look for a nice blend of offering nice entertainment and also creating a relaxed vibe as well. Glad you enjoyed your stay and the staff. - Martha

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Reviewed 12 November 2015

This place was amazing! The view, the pool area, the beach and the food was incredible. The only thing that wasn't was our room. Uncomfortable, squeeky beds made it difficult to sleep well but the rest of the place made up for that. We loved this place and hope to come back some day. It was convenient to shopping and...

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LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for choosing our resort for your stay in St. Maarten. We certainly appreciate your detailed review for other readers to get the idea. We hope you manage a return visit one day soon and hope to see you then. Hope all is well with you! - Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Just returned from one of many ,many trips to Sonesta Great Bay. We have seen this hotel go through numerous changes and improvements over the years but it always feels like "coming home". I must start with Great Bay's best feature - their AMAZING STAFF!! I will unwittingly forget to mention some so I apologize in advance . From the...

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LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very pleased you chose to stay at our all-inclusive beach resort in St. Maarten. We enjoy hearing all about your stay and we certainly do appreciate this personalized feedback. Sunny regards from SXM, Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

North Java, New York
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

We traveled to St. Martin for our honeymoon and it couldn't have been any better. The resort was great! Food was wonderful always had a lot to choose from. We especially loved the staff and how friendly everyone was. Alexander was the best he helped us out with everything add anything. He really took his time telling us what spots...

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LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very pleased you chose to stay at our all-inclusive beach resort in St. Maarten. We enjoy hearing all about your stay and we certainly do appreciate this personalized feedback. Sunny regards from SXM, Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

Gerrardstown, West Virginia
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Resort was wonderful. Rooms were nice and clean. Staff went out of there way to assist. Will revisit. Took bus into town well worth the short walk. Great views, plenty of great food and drinks.pools verse nice. Plenty of space for all. Great for couples.

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LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very pleased you chose to stay at our all-inclusive beach resort in St. Maarten. We enjoy hearing all about your stay and we certainly do appreciate this personalized feedback. Sunny regards from SXM, Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Our 14th visit and looking forward to the next! We do go to other places on holidays, but make sure we visit our friends at Great Bay - it's like coming home. The resort has made a number of improvements over the years - the food and amenities get better each visit - and the GM welcomes suggestions. The location...

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LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very pleased you chose to stay at our all-inclusive beach resort in St. Maarten. We enjoy hearing all about your stay and we certainly do appreciate this personalized feedback. Sunny regards from SXM, Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

Visited for 6 days 5 nights, enjoyed every second of it! As soon as we arrived we were greeted by Innocent with a glass of champagne and cold towels for us each, very refreshing. Then Alexander showed us to our room and assisted us with our luggage he also gave us wonderful tips on how to navigate the island and...

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Karl B, General Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Hello Rachel E, Thank you for taking the time out to write a review. We are excited to hear that you had a fantastic experience. We will share your kind words with our highly trained and professional employees and congratulate them on a job well done. Thank you for choosing Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Casino & Spa, the best...

Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 10 November 2015

We had a non ocean view room but we were really only in it to sleep so it made no difference. It is smaller intimate hotel where nothing is far away. We are repeat customers and we will be back again. It is a short walk into Phillipsburg for jewellery purchases or whatever you would like from tee shirts to...

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Karl B, General Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, responded to this review

Hello henne1, Thank you for taking the time out to write a review. Our team Here is happy that you returned to our beautiful resort. It is great news to hear that you had a wonderful time in PARADISE while enjoying top quality service from our superb employees. Thank you for choosing us and We do hope that you continue...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa is a serene Caribbean haven - and St. Maarten’s premier, limitless all-inclusive, adults-only resort. Delivering a new level of sophistication and style, the elegant destination hotel is situated on a mile-long white-sand beach, overlooking Great Bay and the sparkling sea. With endless amenities and personalized service, the resort invites guests to unwind at three swimming pools, four restaurants, four bars, a spa and the Golden Casino for the ultimate vacation experience complimented by stellar service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

Address: 19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Region: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Sint Maarten > Philipsburg
Price Range: $369 - $685 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 257
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Also Known As:
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Hotel Philipsburg
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort And Casino
St Martin Great Bay Hotel
Sonesta Philipsburg
Great Bay Beach Hotel
Philipsburg Sonesta
St Maarten Great Bay Hotel
Hotel Sonesta Great Bay Beach
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa St. Maarten-St. Martin/Philipsburg
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
#3 Family Hotel in Philipsburg
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
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“pay extra for higher floor ocean view room; view is spectacular”
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“6th floor ocean view, maybe? Did note several airline employees stayed in 7th floor rooms.”
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“get an oceaniew room, otherwise your "garden view" is really a "street view"”
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“Anything above the 2nd floor so you have a decent view”
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