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Hotel L'Esplanade

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On the Hill of Grand Case | St. Martin, Grand Case 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the island for a couple of days for a wedding, which took place at our home on the island, we decided to stay at Esplanade for a change. Very friendly staff, beautifully out fitted rooms with all amenities. We will definitely stay there again if we need to be on the island and can not stay at our own... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small, 25 room, boutique hotels is perfect for immersion in the French food scene at Grand Case on San Martin. It is walking distance to some of the best restaurants on the island. The staff at the hotel are very cordial and willing to help out with anything. The rooms are spacious are well equipped. For those who need... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I love this hotel! It's slightly funky, very quiet and comfy. Rooms have balconies with awesome views of Grand Case bay. You wake up to a warm gentle breeze and roosters crowing. It's located so close to restaurant row in Grand Case you can walk down there or have the golf cart guy drive you and pick you up. Parking... More 

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Northport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I stayed at Hotel L'Esplanade for two nights after a week on Anguilla. When I made my initial inquiry, I received a response within 24 hours. I had a good feeling after a few very pleasant emails back and forth. My instincts were correct as I had a wonderful stay! L'Esplanade is not right on the beach but that means... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We stayed here for a get-away long weekend. We were looking for a place with a wonderful view, great weather, access to beaches and restaurants, but not full of crowds. L'Esplanada hit the spot! Unlike its sister hotel, it is a little back from the beach and main restaurant street ("Restaurant Row"), but the views are spectacular from the hillside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We stayed at l'Esplanade from the 26th to the 30th of May. Our room (a deluxe loft) was very spacious with a great view over the bay (see photo). The pool was a short 2 flights of steps and walk down from the room. Because it was low-season, there was no barman at the pool, but the hotel provided wine... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

L'Esplanande, while not on the beach, has open waterfront views from the rooms directly looking out onto the harbor and Anguilla in the distance. The reception area ( outdoor) has fresh brewed espresso, and depending on the time of day, either wine or a fresh fruit drink. Rooms are large and well- equipped with full kitchens. One can order breakfast... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We stayed at L'Esplanade four years ago and loved it. And, I am happy to say, that it was pretty much the exact same experience we had as the last time we were there. The hotel rooms themselves are well-appointed and maintained. The views from the room are pretty fabulous - and every room has a view, I believe. What... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I have to agree with the last review. We did not know that they closed the pool bar early - I had heard it is usually open until the end of May. So there was no food there this past week. You can get breakfast brought to the room (extra charge); and there is water, juice, coffee & tea in... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We just spent 2.5 days here and loved it. The staff were incredibly friendly. The room was excellent with a unique loft and multiple balconies. The location on the hill with a short walk to the beach and restaurants was great. Nice little pool. We rented a car for a day that they helped arrange - car was brought to... More 

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