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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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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14 reviews
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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 reviews
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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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6 reviews
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 

canada
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We have just returned from a weeks stay at the Villas On Great Bay. Loved the villas- can`t wait to return. Most are ocean front (but a few are not) . Villa 5, though dated, had everything we needed and was impeccably clean. Both bedrooms had very comfortable beds with the master having a beautiful terrace that had morning shade-... More 

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

Hello! On behalf Jim and all owners let me thank for the great review! Another guest who felt at home in our piece of paradise! As we are the "favorite place", well... we can't wait for your next visit! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Hey all. Each day was welcomed with a newspaper and a view of an incoming ship. The grounds were impeccable and Jim was great. He is truly a great navigator of the island. He referred James a local driver to us. We had an incrible time driving around to island sites. Don't miss the Green House.

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

Great review, Dan! Thank you very much for your stay and your words. See you again at the Villas! More 

Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

...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
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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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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 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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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 

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