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Villas on Great Bay

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211 Front Street, Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
Villas on Great Bay
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

...you'd realize that I mentioned that each time you come back to the Villas, it becomes more and more like home; although my real home for me is NY with all the ice, snow and frigid temps! The Villas have become my family's one and only get away spot for the third year in a row (and already booked our... More 

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

Hello Dan & Danita, thank you for your great review! You're absolutely part of our great family, we wait for your next visit at the villas... More 

Kalamazoo, MI
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14 reviews 14 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This was our second trip to the Villas at Great Bay, I can't imagine better luxury in a more perfect spot. Well maintained (Jim is great!), easy arrangements, 10 min walk to town. Highly(!) recommend.

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

Hello Flexman. Luxury in a perfect spot... You got the point! Thank you so much for your review, you're already member of the villas family. Worthless to say we wait for your next vacation in our piece of paradise! More 

Brampton, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

After a very busy year for our business, we needed a restful holiday. Villas on Great Bay looked good but little did we know. It was fantastic!! Newly renovated, the villa was wonderful in every way. From the moment you walked into the front garden, you couldn't help but be relaxed and curious. There is an outside shower to wash... More 

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

Hello! On behalf all owners of the Villas on Great Bay and Jim, let me thank you for the very nice (and detailed) review. Reading your words is the response to our efforts in order to make the villas "the right place". We really work hard, Jim first, as we want the best for our guests and we're so happy... More 

Sarnia, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We have been on many many cruises over the past 18 years, only spending 1 day in port at St. Maarten at a time. I think we have visited almost every island in the Caribbean, but St. Maarten has always been our favorite. This year, we decided to vacation at The Villa's on Great Bay ! From the moment we... More 

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

Hello Sue, thank you so much for your fantastic review! We want the best for our guests and Jim is a great manager, ready to make your vacation the best ever. All the best to you and family, we wait for your next year vacation! More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
36 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This was our first stay at the Villas, but we already booked for next year. We were met by the property manger (Jim) when we arrived and it was perfect from that point until we left. The Villas are clean, comfortable, spacious, and everything works (which is not always the case in the Caribbean). The views of the ships at... More 

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

Hello! What more we can expect from a guest vacation? You summarized what we want for our guests: the perfect vacation! Our great location, our spacious and comfortable villas, our great management, all this is the secret. We just want for our guests what we expect when we are traveling. See you next year! More 

utica,ny
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

this was our second trip to the villas. we were having a great vacation. after a week I experienced a medical emergency. the on-site manager, Jim, secured an ambulance and I was in the hospital for four days. upon discharge two owners, Louis and Claudett, invited us to stay with them in their villa until we were able to re-schedule... More 

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

Hello dear friend, although your medical issue, we are so happy for the happy ending. And yes, we all owners and our great manager Jim try to do our best to help our guests to feel at home. We wait for your next third vacation at the villas! More 

Southampton, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This was our second stay at the "Villa's", and again it was a great time. Our villa was just awesome, beautifully decorated, and had anything a person could want for. Just like being at home... and if for any reason you need something, Jim as usual will go out of his way to help you get it. ( Thanks again... More 

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

Hi Kim, thank you very much for your great review! As a lot of our guests (and friends) you got the point, the villas are a piece of home settled in a caribbean piece of paradise. On behalf Jim and we all owners, thank you for your preference. We can't wait for your next vacation! More 

Foxboro, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

For the second consecutive year we stayed for one week in Villa#2. Having 2 complete baths upstairs and a half bath downstairs made our stay with another couple very comfortable. The furnishings, linens, appliances, and air conditioning were all top shelf and everything we needed was provided. If we had any questions, Jim, the Property Manager was always around to... More 

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

Hello Ron! How much we appreciate our recurring guests... Let me thank you so much for your preference and your nice review. We wait for your next vacation in our piece of paradise. More 

Sudbury, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Just returned from 14 days in paradise. This Villa was the most relaxing place we have ever found. If you are an ocean lover like us, you will be thrilled to sit and listen to it every night from your private balcany. Easy to access Grocery Stores, variety of Restaurants, Tours. Very quiet part of the island and great for... More 

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

You got the point, the Villas are a piece of Paradise! Thank you so much for your great review, on behalf all owners and especially our manager Jim that you appreciated so much. Along with you, I guess, we can't wait for your next vacation on 2016! More 

Auburn, California
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
22 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We spent a lot of time travelling the island - could not imagine a better place to stay. We stayed in Unit #1, which for our family was the best in the complex - it was at the far end, the most private as no one other than those staying there have a reason to be at that end -... More 

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

On behalf owners and our great manager Jim, let me thank you for the detailed review! Nice words and most of all a small real-time guide of our complex and close-by restaurants and activities. I really hope to have you again as guests at The Villas on Great Bay, the win win win place! ;-) More 

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