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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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Hotel L'Esplanade
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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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 2 days ago NEW

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Saline, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big let down - no Alain and no bar. I booked this hotel following all the fab reviews and the fact that there was a pool with a bar and a fantastic bar man who mixed fab cocktails and also made lunch and snacks. The bar was closed!!! That has affected my review of the hotel. Essentially, as no on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, 2.5 year old daughter and I stayed here from May 1st through May 6th. After researching every possible hotel on the island, I am so happy that we found L'Esplanade (and grateful Grand Case Beach Club and Le Petit Hotel were sold out). We stayed in a one bedroom suite (#16) which was perfect for us - when... More 

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Riverhead, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at L'Esplande for a week from May 1- 9, 2015. We also stayed here 2 1/2 years ago and found the hotel to be still very well run. The views from the rooms and balconies of Grand Case Harbor are spectacular to say the least. The rooms are spacious and very, very clean. All of... More 

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We definitely were in need of a getaway and this was the perfect spot to do so. The hotel is everything the reviews have said. It is beautiful, the views are amazing and the staff cream of the crop. We stayed in April and other than a cloudy day our first day, the weather was great. We stayed in a... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We loved staying at L'Esplanade and can't wait to go back. Having lived on and raised our kids in st.Maarten, we know the place really well. What a treat to come back for a visit and stay at a lovely hotel far from the crowds and hubub, in sweet sleepy Grand Case. We were super comfortable, the attention to detail... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My husband and I spent 3 nights here at the end of our honeymoon. We wished we had stayed here for more of the trip. We stayed the first 5 nights on the other side of the island at La Samanna at over double the price and while it was amazing it was a tad stuffy for our taste. We... More 

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