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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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Charlotte, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

. . . 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 hotel reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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73 reviews 73 reviews
22 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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
38 helpful votes 38 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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bogota
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

what can I say, the whole trip to saint martin was not that great, after 18 years i came back to a run down, dirty, congested with traffic, unhappy island. what happened here? what happened to the always smiling locals? who knows, who cares i am not going back. as far as the hotel again the resort is well located,... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This was the 4th time we have stayed at the Esmeralda. It is on one of the most beautiful beaches in St. Martin. The rooms are not luxurious but clean and comfortable. Pretty much your basic beach hotel rooms. The bed was very comfortable and we enjoyed the semi-private pool. The hotel beach is wonderful and the service and food... More

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is an incredibly beautiful spot. If you are lucky enough to get an ocean view room, you will wake up every morning to a little bit of Paradise. The Island can be congested. This resort is well situated to help you avoid the crowds. Each cottage has its own pool, which makes private swimming an option at any time... More

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stayed at this resort based on the recommendation of friends who spent their honeymoon here (many years ago). I liked the fact that we had a semi-private pool and quick access to the beach with lots of options when it came to restaurants/beach bars. We weren't disappointed at all! The rooms aren't particularly luxurious but they are clean, spacious,... More

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George Town, Grand Cayman
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This was our third visit to Esmeralda so we knew what to expect. Since our previous visit the pool chairs had been upgraded and generally the property was looking tidy and cared for. However the weather did not favour us as it had started to rain just before we arrived on 7 May and we had rain every day: some... More

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

Dear James, We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at Esmeralda Resort. It is nice to read you noticed some of the improvements at Esmeralda Resort, thank you. We look forward to welcoming you back next year and we will hope for only sunny days upon your return. Warm regards, Esmeralda, St. Martin Management Team 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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