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Hotel L'Esplanade

On the Hill of Grand Case, Grand Case 97150, St Maarten-St Martin
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Hotel L'Esplanade
Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Grand Case
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Grapevine, Texas
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were originally booked for eight nights at the Grand Case Beach Club but the day before we left, we were informed that due to a 'technical issue', we would be moved to the L'Esplanade for three nights, compliments of GCBC! So this was not our first choice and it's because it's not on the beach. We have been in... More

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Vaasa, Finland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
34 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In March, on our way to Anguilla, we stayed three nights first at L’Esplanade on St. Martin. We rented our car via Justice Car Rental, getting a nice SUV for a fair price, with good service, being picked up at the airport and dropped off at the marina. The car rental was arranged via the hotel. The hotel has a... More

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Cliffside Park, New Jersey, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful room, comfortable beds. The service was great. We honeymooned after our wedding in Barbados. The hotel is set up atop a hill close to Restaurant Row.....very easy to walk to excellent restaurants. The pool is fantastic and the poolside bartender is the best. Make sure to swim up to a barstool and grab yourself a drink.

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Lafayeffe, La
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Our recent stay at L'Esplanade was certainly as memorable as the many before. We had just flow in from Jamaica and found St Martin as tranquil, and as restful as always. We generally try to travel during the shoulder season. We have found the area less hectic, the restaurants more available and the shop keepers more willing. We try to... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The swaying of the palm trees sound like the breaking of waves. The pointy volcanic mountains in the background. Gorgeous tiles leading you up the stairs to your room. (And our bathroom was spacious and also beautifully tiled). A mysterious grassy foot path down to town surrounded by tropical foliage, including cactuses and tamarind. I love this hotel - we... More

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

My wife and I stayed at L'Esplanade for the first time during the last week of April (Apr 24th to May 1st in suite 10) and really had an excellent stay. Not only was this a GREAT boutique hotel but it was WAY better than any other place we’ve previously stayed on the island (3 times at the Esmerelda and... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We stayed from April 27 - May 2 for our anniversary and it's one of the best hotels we've ever stayed in! We were looking for a low key, relaxing vacation and we couldn't have picked a better place. Upon arrival, Harry from Justice rental car picked us up in our car and took us to the hotel to complete... More

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Stamford, Connecticut
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62 reviews 62 reviews
11 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Home away from home. Room 5 oversized loft, waiting for us even though we were early. Nice goodies in the room, a new touch. muffins, balsamic/olive oil, chocolates and the usual baguette, water sodas and beer. I asked for 2 bottles of rose in advance of our arrival. They were in the fridge and quite refreshing to sip on the... More

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New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Hotel L'esplanade for the long Easter weekend for 3 nights. The service was excellent when we made our reservation and even leading up to our stay. They were able to make our dinner reservations and book an in-room massage for us via email. The room was a loft and had a beautiful view of... More

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Portland, Maine
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We stayed 2 nights after 5 nights at their sister hotel, Le Petit Hotel. This one is larger and not directly on the beach but has a beautiful pool area. The rooms were spacious, clean and well appointed. The staff was very accommodating and helpful. There was a well lit/maintained path that went into town and/or beach, about a 10... More

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Address: On the Hill of Grand Case, Grand Case 97150, St Maarten-St Martin
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Location: Caribbean > St Maarten-St Martin > Saint-Martin > Grand Case
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Amid lush tropical gardens, affording its visitors privacy without sacrificing its panoramic ocean views. Spacious interiors blend harmoniously with the Mediterranean architecture. Magical sunsets come to you on your private terrace to touch your soul. A delightful footpath leads you on a journey of discovery. We invite you to find your own rhythm, knowing that our staff is there to ensure that your every day is a perfect day, knowing that your comfort is our excellence and with us, you are home. For those who appreciate privacy, enjoy an uncrowded atmosphere, gracious hospitality and seek relaxation in exclusive, blissful surroundings... welcome to Hotel L'Esplanade. ... more   less 
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