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Belmond La Samanna

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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san francisco
Reviewed 5 April 2017

There are many islands to visit in the Caribbeans. If you do go to St Martin, there is only one hotel you should consider: Belmond La Samanna. This hotel has a gorgeous beach, delicious food, and pretty good service. The hotel is actually not that far from the airport. The airport itself is on the Dutch side of the island....

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear kevinh73, Thank you very much for taking time to write such a thorough review your recent stay with us. I am very happy to hear that your decided to try Trellis and most importantly that you were pleasantly surprised, I will make sure to pass that on to the Chef. Again, thank you for picking Belmond La Samanna to...

avalon1025
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We stayed at Belmond La Samanna March 16-18. Based on some of the mixed reviews we had lowered our expectations. Overall I was very happy with the room and overall service levels at the hotel. Though this is the best hotel on the island, a few updates could mean a fifth star for this fine hotel: Improvements: Our airport transfer...

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear avalon1025, Thank you very much for reviewing your recent stay with us. We appreciate your feedback on the improvements you feel are necessary, it is from this that we know where we need to improve. Thank you again and we will be waiting for you!

Reviewed 1 April 2017

This was our fifth year at LaSamanna and each year we fall more and more in love with the property and the staff. The beach is absolutely gorgeous, with water sports available for all and private if that's what you choose. The lounge at night is a must every day for the sunsets and appetizers as well as a night...

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear Victoria L, Thank you for taking time to review your recent stay, but most importantly, thank you for your loyalty to Belmond La Samanna. We are already waiting for your 6th year with us, with a cold cocktail at Baie Longue bar!

Red Bank, New Jersey
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Every time you see a television show about the nicest places in the world or what the elite do with their spare time, it all pales in comparison to La Samanna Belmond. I have never in my life felt more relaxed and more grateful to be spending time in a palatial oasis for this gorgeous unbelievable week. We stayed in...

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear Matthew G, Thank you so much for such an amazing review! It seems to me that you truly experienced the spirit of La Samanna. I really have nothing to add other than I hope you and your friends come back soon. Thank you again.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We booked sight unseen on the Amex Platinum care site. The place is gorgeous. The ocean is spectacularly beautiful. Wonderful beach and setting. Rooms were great. The area is great with some wonderful restaurants. My only beef with the place had to do with breakfast - the fruit was cut up and chilled well before we woke up and always...

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear PraTrapM, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. I am so happy to read that you would come back! Thank you for your comment on the fruit at breakfast, we will certainly review that with the team. Thank you again, and we hope to welcome you back to our little slice...

San Diego, CA
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Bad: the resort fee was $216 PER DAY! (thus the 3 stars) Good: nice room, good ocean view, pool good for laps, beach restaurant ok, good beach chairs with prompt and friendly service. We spent 5 nights in late Feb 2017. The hotel is on the French side a short drive from the airport. It is an easy taxi ride...

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear fivestarsd, Thank you for your review. I am sorry to read that you found the resort fee very high, please keep in mind that the resort fee covers the maintenance of the hotel's facilities such as the beach, pools, fitness center, WiFi throughout the resort, non-motorized water sports, to name some of the services covered by the fee. Nonetheless,...

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing 5 days at this resort! Thankfully it was part of a business trip as I personally would have had a hard time "stomaching" the cost. If money is little to no object then you won't find a nicer spot on the island. Room H16 is right on the beach and nicely appointed. Breakfast buffet was awesome if...

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear Matthew B, Thank you for taking time to review your recent stay with us. I am glad that you were able to enjoy the hotel and its facilities while you were on your business trip. Thank you again for your time.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Overpriced. Mediocre all over: service, maintenance, restaurant. The Breakfast buffet remind me of my school days and they charge $73 dollars for 2 people!! One phone in my room did not work. 24 hr service is a joke. Call after 10:30 and only cheese and crackers. The beach is lovely and service in the beach is actually very good.

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear santiagoparm, Thank you for your review. I am truly sorry that you did not have a good experience with us and that you felt that the quality did not match the price. Thank you for your time.

Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Just wrapping up our stay at La Samanna. This place has it all, beach, pools and relaxation. If you are looking for a place to unwind, this is it, this is not the party and drinking resort. Staff is great, service was great, our stay was great.

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear Glen P, What a great review to read! Thank you very much for taking the time to summarize your stay with us. We hope to see you back soon in our little slice of paradise.

pelham, NY
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We just returned from a fabulous week stay at La Samanna. We had a deluxe ocean view room (M11), a 2 level deck! Beautiful sunrises, sunsets and views of yachts coming in to the bay. We even saw the Regatta pass on one day, lovely. The breakfast buffet is amazing. Staff was exceptional (thanks Fannie at concierge for all your...

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear Lauradw, Thank you very much for such a wonderful review of your recent stay with us. I am so glad that you were able to enjoy some of the Heineken Regatta. I will be sure to share your comments with Fanny, she will be thrilled to hear them. Thank you for your feedback on the food, we will be...

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Belmond La Samanna nestles amongst lush gardens overlooking 55 acres of spectacular beachfront. A complete resort in itself, Belmond La Samanna offers a spectacular private beach, two poolside terraces, 83 luxurious rooms and suites and 8 recently renovated 4600sq. ft. villas with private pools. Enjoy its sophisticated food offerings and award winning wine cellar, indulge in its European Elysees Spa, or simply enjoy the privacy and relaxation of this sophisticated and sensual French-Caribbean enclave. Gourmet dishes are served in the elegant Trellis, and Baie Longue Bar offers pool-side dining and views of Baie Long Beach. Dine on your private terrace and later enjoy a drink from the wine cellar. Belmond La Samanna is everything you could wish for in a Caribbean hideaway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Belmond La Samanna

Address: Baie Longue | PO Box 4077, Terres Basses 86200, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Region: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Saint-Martin > Terres Basses
Price Range: $595 - $2,319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Belmond La Samanna 5*
Number of rooms: 83
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Also Known As:
La Samanna By Orient-Express Hotel St. Maarten/St. Martin
La Samanna Hotel
La Samanna Resort St Martin
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“If you have trouble walking in the heat ask for a room closer to the main lobby.”
geniejd, 28 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the very end are quite a distance from the lobby.”
DebN551, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“If you have a room in the main building, beware that there is no lift”
235robd, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Villas are not suited for small children - difficult staircase, sunken living room”
511garyj, 13 May 2017 | Read review
“Stay in a villa if you can...if not try to book a palapa on the beach where you can spend the day. Try a dinner at La Cave.”
756maxwellp, 12 May 2017 | Read review
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