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Villas on Great Bay

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our spring vacation could not have been better thanks to Doug, Becky and Wally. We stayed in Villa 2 in September and were looking forward to returning again this time for 2 weeks. Their home is so inviting and welcoming and there is nothing for you to want for as it has all been provided for you. Once again we...

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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Villa 6 was great and Wally was awesome! The grounds were well kept and we felt very safe although it took awhile for me to get used to figuring out which key to use for each lock. Wally let us stay past the check out time because our plane didn't leave til 5:30. That made our day much easier. Thanks,...

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Elkhart, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Overall the villas are a nice place to stay. The building was well cared for and you would see gardeners are care takers through the week. The other guests were all kind and we had good times around the pool. The villa owners had left wine for our arrival which was very sweet. My family opted to buy groceries and...

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We celebrated my wife's 50th birthday at the Villas on Great Bay. There were 4 couples in our party that stayed in #5 (2BR) and #12 (3BR). It was a perfect setup for us! The #5 patio is pool side and was just great for Cake by the Ocean! I spent considerable time looking at properties before finally going for...

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Staunton, Virginia
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We spent 9 days at the Villas on Great Bay and it was awesome. This is a private enclave of 12 villas in a gated and secure location right on the beach. The location is outstanding, we walked daily to the restaurants on the Philipsburg boardwalk and never needed a car. We did use a taxi for a couple of...

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

the villa and surrounding facility were great. the new property manager, wally, did a great job. the owners of the villa, Claudette and louis, were friendly and made you feel welcome. we hope to be coming for many more years.

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Northfield, New Jersey
Reviewed 26 February 2017

My husband and I were very pleased with our return to the Villas in Phillipsburg and will be back. We needed the r&r and got just that. Late sleep-ins, noon brunch that we cooked everyday. Late nights eating out and some cocktails. Phillipsburg is a lovely place and the Villas, just fantastic. I love the people in St Maarten and...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Large group of friends stayed in villa#6 and #12. Both villas were very well equipped, clean and totally comfortable! Very relaxing environment. Pool area and beach were very clean. The only difference bt. the villas were #6 is 2 br., was oceanfront and had more direct sun whereby #12 had 3br., was not oceanfront however was surrounded by beautiful trees/plants...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Seriously needs update , cheesy ridiculously cheap decor and patio furniture, place screams I want your money for rent and I don't really care about the comfort of your stay. All the other units are MUCH nicer. Green flowers hanging for a bathroom door.really?

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Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Although spending quality time with each other ( 3 friends from Guelph, Ontario and 1 friend from Vancouver B.C. ) was the highlight of our vacation, our stay at the Villas on Great Bay was Spectacular! Our Villa was clean, beautifully furnished, and each bedroom was equipped with its own private ensuite bathroom - very convenient! From John ( The...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Villas on Great Bay are located on Great Bay Beach in a quiet residential neighborhood of Philipsburg, the Dutch capital of St. Maarten, and about 20 minutes’ drive from the island airport. Within easy walking distance you’ll find restaurants, world class duty-free shopping, casinos and nightlife, and the lively boardwalk.We are a small, gated property with a security guard on duty throughout the night, and an on-site property manager to ensure your vacation is hassle-free. Each of our villas is privately owned, but each has the same basic layout – two bedrooms upstairs (some with ensuite bathrooms) and 1½ to 2½ bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, private lanai, and each comes supplied with linens, including beach towels. Our nine beachfront villas have spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea, while the remaining two overlook our tropical gardens.We know how to make your visit to our beautiful island everything you’ve hoped for and expected. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villas on Great Bay

Address: Front Street 211, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Region: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Sint Maarten > Philipsburg
Price Range: $309 - $320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Villas On Great Bay Hotel Philipsburg
Villas On Great Bay St. Maarten-St. Martin/Philipsburg
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“Bring good mosquito repellant. You will get bit while you sleep.”
tracyj912, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Stay in Villa #2 if possible for more privacy and shade.”
joel461, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Villa #1 is the most private but only one full bathroom but there is a 1/2 bath downstairs and outside pretty secluded shower.”
lorijeannj, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Loved each of the 3 Villas we have stayed in”
suem199, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Villa 2, 4 and 9 have two bathrooms upstairs. Villa 9 lacks a dishwasher.”
SharonV1, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
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