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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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Sagadahoc
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2005

We've stayed here twice. The staff members go out of their way to be friendly and helpful. The location is quiet and beautiful. (Although a car is essential.) It's an easy walk to the restaurants in Grand Case.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2005

Spent a week here w/ two other couples in Feb. '05. Relaxing, clean, friendly and quiet. Just a wonderful place to stay. Enjoy a lunch prepared especially for you by J.R. at the pool and some of his tasty and powerful drinks. The convenience of this hotel to Grand Case's "Restaurant Row" is great - just be prepared for the... More

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Bloomington, MN
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2005

We visited Le’Esplanade and Le’Petit Hotel the last week of February, 2005. My husband and I couldn’t decide between nice gardens and being ocean-side, so we spent a few nights at both hotels. Le’Esplanade is up on a hill, safe, quiet, beautiful and the staff are very helpful, like everyone said. After driving around Grand Case the island for and... More

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2005

We loved L'Esplanade. Talk about a perfect place for us! Gorgeous pool, great service, beautiful views of Anguilla. Not only is it walking distance to all the restaurants in Grand Case, but it's quiet and away from that party scene on the Dutch side of the island. However, while these aspects appealed to us, they may not appeal to everyone.... More

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Maine
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2005

We just returned from a week's stay at Hotel L'Esplanade and totally enjoyed the experience. The hotel is everything and more that they describe. The pool area is absolutely beautiful and the flowers are magnificent. The service is outstanding . The management wants to do everything to make your vacation experience a fantastic one. On our next trip to St.... More

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Fairfield County, CT
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2005

Other reviews well depict the beauty of the rooms - beautiful, clean, neat, very comfortable...all with incredible views of the water (we had a one bedroom loft which was perfect for a family of four.) The working kitchen comes complete with everything you would need should you choose to eat in or keep snacks and beverages handy. The pool area... More

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new orleans
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2005

My wife and I spent four days at the L'Esplanade Caribes last week. It was a lovely hotel, exactly as advertised: tastefully decorated rooms, wonderful landscaping and gardens, a beautiful pool, and dozens of clever touches to make our stay comfortable. Best of all, however, was the incredible service that GM Kristin Prestaluzzi and her staff provided. This is a... More

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Boston
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2005

We just got back- 2/4/05. Its all about expectations. This hotel would be $450 a night on another island. Beautiful hillside landscaped site, with ocean views, well maintained grounds, and a nicely situated swimming pool area with swim up bar. Our room ( a deluxe loft) was well built with quality materials, although sounds from other rooms (i.e. amorous activities)... More

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2005

Dates: 1/19/05 to 1/25/05 Reviewer: Dallas, Texas My wife and I recently stayed here and thoroughly enjoyed it. I had done a lot of web research and L'Esplanade definitely lived up to the positive reviews I found on the web. The hotel is located on a hill overlooking Grand Case Bay. The majority of the fine restaurants in Grand Case... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2005

Hotel was very nice and st martin is incredible. If you like to party this is not the hotel for you. If you are staying here defenitley rent a car cause you'll need it. The beach is a bit of walk but beautiful although very small. Lack of a resteraunt is not a big deal because there are so many... 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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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