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Villas on Great Bay

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211 Front Street, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Puyallup, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary in Aug.01-8th, 2015. We normally stay in all inclusives or condos in Puerta Vallarta. We wanted something different. I spent months looking for the perfect place to stay. We wanted a condo on the beach & a pool. Once I saw this condo, I booked it. Our flight was delayed and after more than... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location, excellent staff. Had the beach to ourselves, very quiet Jim is very helpful and knowledge of the island. I would suggest this for any body with children, pool was never full, in fact we were probably the only ones who used it for the week we were there. We will definitely be back. Right next to two markets... More 

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VGBowners, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villas on Great Bay, responded to this review

Hello Robin, on behalf management and owners, thanks for your review. You're right, the only negative is not to stay long enough at the Villas on Great Bay! Another satisfied guest who is now part of our family. See you soon! More 

utica,ny
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had a great family vacation staying at villa 5 and 11. as always jim was a great host making sure we had a comfortable, fun and safe stay. we consider the villas a second home in paradise. ed and brenda winslow.

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VGBowners, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villas on Great Bay, responded to this review

Dear Brenda and Ed, you choose the perfect words to describe our villas... a second home in paradise! On behalf owners and on-site staff I wanna thank you for your kind review and remember, your second home is waiting for you! More 

Fishersville
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My family spent a week at The Villas on Great Bay and could not have been happier. From the very first email contact I made asking about renting a villa, I had a great feeling. I felt good about the information I was given and communication I had with the owner and the property manager. And it only got better...... More 

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VGBowners, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villas on Great Bay, responded to this review

Dear guest, villa #9 owner asked me to thank you so much for your review. We are so proud to share the beauty and the amusement of the villas with wonderful guest like you. You are now part of the Villas on Great Bay family and we can't wait for your next trip in our piece of paradise! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

We had the time of our lives! We stayed in the newly remodeled villa 4, and it was awesome. Very modern, with new appliances and cookware. The only drawback is the tile that was chosen for the back patio - it was extrememly slippery when wet. Other than that, it was a beautiful villa with everything we needed. It was... More 

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VGBowners, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villas on Great Bay, responded to this review

Hello dear guest, on behalf Jim and all the owners let me thank you very much for your review. You got one of our key point, we are right on the beach, far enough from the crowd but five minutes walking from shopping and restaurant. We are very lucky for our position and we are so happy to share it... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

While we love the location of the villas (and thus the high star ratings), Villa #5 is substandard, at best. It hasn't been updated since the 1970's! The owner comes off as cheap--supplying only a two cup coffee pot for a villa that sleeps 5 (the Mr. Coffee had to be the lowest quality on the market--probably a freebie from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

In my eyes you couldn't pick a better place to stay. You are near many restaurants with in walking distance and many more that are a short drive. The villas are very clean and well looked after by Jim the property manager. Not only is Jim great a taking care of the place, but even better at taking care of... More 

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VGBowners, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villas on Great Bay, responded to this review

Jamie-Lyn, on behalf Jim let me thank you very much for your great review. Hope we can have you again as guest in our caribbean escape! More 

Gainesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Let me tell you the reviews don't do this place justice! The Villas and Jim were even better in person! When we arrived Jim met us at the gate, showed us to the villa and helped us get settled in. We were impressed from the get go. Jim was full of helpful information. One of the best things he recommended... More 

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VGBowners, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villas on Great Bay, responded to this review

Debbie, thank you very much for your kind words. Jim, our manager, is a great asset and together with our unique position on the beach, quiet but close to all activities, contribute to make the villas the best place on the island. We wait for your next memorable vacation in paradise! More 

New Bern, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We recently spent 10 wonderful days in paradise at the villas in St Maarten. It was the most relaxing and best vacation we have been on. Town was within walking distance, so we went every day. Mornings were spent on our patio eating breakfast watching the cruise ships come into port. Our friends were on a cruise and stopped there... More 

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VGBowners, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villas on Great Bay, responded to this review

WOW! What a nice review! The most relaxing vacation is exactly what we want for our guests and we work hard for this achievement. Of course, Jim and the owners are waiting for your next vacation at the villa! More 

boston, ma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

My husband and I along with our close friends just returned from a week in villa #9 at the Villas on Great Bay. First of all, a week is not enough. Our villa had everything we could possibly need. The location is directly on the beach and only a few steps to the pool. Jim, the manager, is always around... More 

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VGBowners, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Villas on Great Bay, responded to this review

Wow... what a review! We all work hard at the villas to give our guests only the best and we are so satisfied when we receive this kind of feedback. On behalf Jim, Luca and all the owners let me thank you for your stay and your review. Our caribbean "home away from home" is waiting for your next visit! More 

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