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Esmeralda Resort

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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a group of nine so this place was perfect. We rented the entire Villa (villa 55 and it was the most private that I could tell) so that gave us a pool all to ourselves. The restaurant on sight was excellent and the beach bar was a blast! It was situated close to many things on the beach... More 

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Solomons, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a week here. Check-in and out was very simple. The staff was informative but left us alone without bugging us to buy this or that. We usually stay at time-shares during previous visits to St Martin so that's what we had to compare this visit to. We had a "superior king room" which included a continental breakfast. Each... More 

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USAsalesoffice, Guest Relations Liaison at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Most of our Guests agree that renting a car is not necessary, as we have restaurants and a small grocery very close by. We look forward to the opportunity to host you again! More 

Florence, Kentucky
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43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to St. Martin many times over the years and thought I'd try out the Esmeralda Resort given I'd written about other hotels and was curious. I was not impressed. I cannot say I had a negative experience; I did not. But in comparison to the other choices, I would say this is certainly not a Best Buy. The... More 

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USAsalesoffice, Guest Relations Liaison at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

We are sorry that the Esmeralda did not meet your expectations. We always strive to provide the best experience for our Guests, and would have welcomed the opportunity to make your stay more pleasurable while you visited us. Thank you for your review! More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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141 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

My wife and I and another couple stayed here for three nights in April. This was our second time here; and if we ever come back, we will stay here again. The rooms are quite nice - each one has a kitchenette and small pool which we find handy. You are on the nicest beach on the island - and... More 

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USAsalesoffice, Guest Relations Liaison at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We do indeed hope you come back and visit us again, the beach is calling! More 

Merrick, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We visited Esmeralda for 13 days in January. We have stayed here many times. It is so quiet and so very relaxing. The rooms are immaculate and the staff are just awesome!! Claudie is lovely, Leo at the front desk is so knowledgable and so very helpful! Chris is amazing, we once watched him help change a guest's tire in... More 

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USAsalesoffice, Guest Relations Liaison at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear you have enjoyed your stays multiple times. Claudie and her staff are always looking for ways to go above and beyond for our guests, we will pass the compliment to Leo and Chris as well! We will see you next time for another two weeks of pure relaxation! More 

Thornton, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We really enjoyed our time at Esmeraldas, the rooms are very spacious and have everything you need from a fridge, microwave, tv and a pool right out side your building if you need to cool off and you don't want to be at the beach, we would jump in on our way back to our room from the beach. There... More 

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USAsalesoffice, Guest Relations Liaison at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed our resort, and our charming feline residents. They are indeed harmless - sweet and loving if you return the affection, but they keep their distance if you're uninterested. Our staff is dedicated to making your stay exceptional, so we are glad they exceeded your expectations! We hope to have the... More 

kc
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We visited St Martin for 10 days in March. We spent 5 days at an all-inclusive in Anse Marcel, and 5 days here. We loved St Martin and will definitely return. We will stay in Orient bay again, but won't stay at the Esmeralda as it was overpriced, not particularly clean (how did they clean the bathroom if there was... More 

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USAsalesoffice, Guest Relations Liaison at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed our location, and hope you reported any housekeeping issues you had to the Front Desk. Orient Bay indeed has multiple resorts, Esmeralda is the most convenient to Coco Key, and you are able to have a more private experience. Thank you for your review! More 

Farmington, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Esmeralda with only the internet as a source of info. We were extremely pleased from the moment we arrived and would definitely stay here again. The "beach boys" on Coco beach were the best and the bartender was great. The atmosphere is very laid back and could not be more comfortable. Very short... More 

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USAsalesoffice, Guest Relations Liaison at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! The internet is indeed a great tool to figure out what location is right for each traveler, and we are glad that the Esmeralda met all of your expectations. We truly believe it's a great place to relax, as I'm sure you saw. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Manhattan, Kansas, Usa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The service was fabulous, everyone very helpful and friendly. Staying at the far end of Orient Beach worked well for us. Short walk to the village and everything it has to offer including a grocery store and restaurants. Lots of things to do on the beach. The Astrolab breakfasts are delicious. We rented a car at the resort for as... More 

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USAsalesoffice, Guest Relations Liaison at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We find that our Guests enjoy the location of our Resort on the beach, and we are glad you did as well. We hope to see you again! More 

Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

It's near the beach and located away from the more crowded areas of the beach which was exactly what I was looking for. I called the day before to give them notice of my early arrival and was able to get a room with no problems before the official check in time. (Thanks Audrey!). The porter Chris was wonderful as... More 

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USAsalesoffice, Guest Relations Liaison at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We try to deliver excellent service and amenities at competitive pricing, so we are glad you enjoyed the hotel and amenities. We will follow up with our nighttime receptionist, as being "rude" to our Guests is clearly unacceptable. Thank you! More 

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