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Esmeralda Resort

4.0 of 5 Baie Orientale | BP 5141, Orient Bay 97071, St Maarten-St Martin
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I cannot believe the poor reviews that this property is getting. We just got back from our 7th time there & it is still fabulous. You are in a foreign country & for that it is excellent. Yes, we were treated somewhat different than the US, but that's ok.

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Southampton, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So we have stayed 3 times prior on SM at radisson blu- another well rated property on The island. We like it but we' were looking for something different as this trip was with the wife and I alone. Pros: esmeralda resort is one of the last beaches on Orient Bay but it offers a very nice beach and a... More 

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Aurora, ON
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I won this 3 night package for this hotel/resort during the I LOVE MY ISLAND DOG, St Martin, fund raiser last year, donated by Sandy Malloy Travel. Although I live on Saba, I have never heard of this resort. I checked the Trip Advisor reviews which all spoke glowingly of this hotel. The place is situated in the Orient Bay... More 

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Chicago IL
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second stay at the Esmeralda, and it didn't seem quite as nice as the year before. We did not have hot water the entire week we were there, even though they came to try to fix it a few times. Although it was annoying, we didn't continue to complain about it-- I heard others in the lobby... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I go to St Maarten about twice a year….beautiful island but the French side is very quite and not for us had to drive to Philipsburg or Simpson Bay ….just wanted to try another area of the Island … renting a car is a must and its cheap!! do yourself a favor if you like to lay... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My boyfriend from Barbados and I stayed here for a week. For us it was perfect!! I am a sun lover, he, not so much, lol. We had the pool to ourselves since no one else was in our fourplex. That made it nice so he could sit on the patio and I could bask in the sun by the... More 

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New York City, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

. . . find it here. Peace, quiet and relaxation. You can feel the hum of the Universe. Each set of villas share a private pool, but it's the beach that is so magnificent! For those who are tired, sleep wraps you in its arms and says, "go with God." You awaken with hope and wisdom and a quiet that... More 

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
16 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This is going to be quite an epistle, I'm afraid, because there is a lot of tidbits that I'd like to share about this hotel and these islands. ESMERALDA RESORT is a fairly large resort complex about 15 minutes northeast of the Princess Juliana International airport, in French section known as la Baie Orient (Orient Bay.) This hotel is in... More 

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Ottawa Lake, Michigan
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78 reviews 78 reviews
23 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This hotel is in a great private resort setting right on orient beach. None of the rooms are right on the beach (despite what they say about having 'ocean view rooms') but they are a super short walk to the beach which is great. All rooms have a pool as well which is shared with only a few other rooms... More 

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Hull, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My husband and I stayed one week at this resort three years ago. We tend to visit a different Caribbean or West Indies island every winter. This island, orient beach, and this resort is one of those places we will revisit. The beach has wonderful waves to play in, the best people watching, and lots of fun activities. The resort... More 

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Address: Baie Orientale | BP 5141, Orient Bay 97071, St Maarten-St Martin
Location: Caribbean > St Maarten-St Martin > Saint-Martin > Orient Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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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