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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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Birmingham, Alabama
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This hotel in Grand Case is on a hill overlooking the ocean. There is no beach, but you can wlk down the hill to the beach in about 5 minutes. There is a small, peaceful pool, where the poolside bartender also makes lunch every day; Our room was spacious, clean, comfortable, and all the rooms have a private balcony overlooking... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

This was our first time staying at Hotel L'Esplanade in St. Martin and we can't wait to go back. Beautiful setting, unbeatable location, wonderful staff everywhere and nicely decorated, immaculate rooms. We had a 1 bedroom suite that was very spacious, extremely comfortable and had a gorgeous view of Grand Case from a fabulous large balcony. The housekeeping staff was... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

A week's stay in mid-March was delightful. I really felt at home here; the view from the balcony, the nice kitchen and the one and a half baths (including the fabulous upstairs bathroom with huge shower) were indeed superb. As others have said, the staff is top-notch -- pleasant and able to help with any and all guest requests --... More

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12 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Third visit here. Our room the first time was great, the second time we got an end room and were a little disappointed but still had a great time. This trip, I requested we not get and end room and was told - "don't worry, we put you on the side you prefer. Fearing they were going to put me... More

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kcpingc, Receptionist at Hotel L'Esplanade, responded to this review

Dear Richard & Ann Rea, Thank you for you positive review and kind words. It was a pleasure having you here with us once again. We are so terribly sorry that you weren't pleased with the room that we selected for you; we were under the impression that you "didn't want to be on the end", meaning room #15 which... More

den haag
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I pray that there is never a trip to St Maarten/St Martin in which I for some reason cannot book my room at L'Esplanade. It would definitely take a big part out the quality of my stay on the island. Thanks again to Kristin and Marc and all of your staff who are always so helpful and friendly to us.... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This is a top notch boutique hotel that sits just hillside above Grand Case. The location is very quiet and the views are great to both the ocean and downtown. It was our first time in St. Martin and we had several questions around car rental, areas to visit, and restaurants. The hotel staff was very helpful with everything. If... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

We recently spent a week at L'Esplanade. Before picking this place to stay we read many of the reviews on TA. That being said we knew pretty much what to expect before arriving. We were very happy with our choice of where to stay. The most important thing to remember here is that this is truly a " boutique" hotel,... More

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Vianen, The Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

What a heavenly place! After seeing many hotels on different islands all over the Caribbean, there's still one spot in particular that makes me come back every time and feel right at home; hotel l'Esplanade in Grande Case st.Martin. With an amazing view, tastefully designed suites and outstanding service this must be one of the most relaxing places to stay... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I travel a lot, I spend lot of time in hotel rooms and this is probably one of the best place I've ever been, big room with a great view on the ocean, impeccable service, had the best cocktails from Alan the barman by the pool, I suggest you to pay him a visit while you are there, there is... More

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New York City, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

From start to finish, our stay at L'Esplanade was incredible. It is just the sort of charming and peaceful oasis one dreams about finding on St Maarten! I stayed at the hotel with my film crew this past March 2014 during the Heineken Regatta. Upon arrival, the suite was impeccably clean with beautiful caribbean music playing in the background. Fresh... 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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