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La California

134 Blvd de Grand Case, Grand Case 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Milwaukee
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Yes, we consider it returning home with few changes--Basic and clean, that is all we require as St. Martin keeps us on the go and otherwise occupied. In our sixties, we can easily make the two flights of steps to our apartment above a restaurant overlooking the Bay of Grand Case and those uncarpeted and steep leading to a second... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Second time staying at La California. Booked one bedroom loft and two bedroom seaview/beachfront unit for 2 weeks as we were two families traveling together. Units need a little freshening up but overall satisfied with our stay as it is a fantastic location. Incredible view overlooking the sea in the heart of Grand Case village. Zuzu, the owner, was very... More 

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Charlotte
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

French by the sea. Dining on the beach like an upscale picnic, except you don't get sand in places sans does not need to be. Service can be slow, so don't be in a hurry.

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Frederick Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2011

Two couples shared the two bedroom with balcony overlooking Grand Case beach. Wow what a view and spectacular location. Sleep every night listening to the waves on the beach. My wife and I would rise at 6 am and take a morning swim which is right in front of the apartment. You are so close to the water you could... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2010

We stayed in a 1 bedroom facing ocean The positive - economical -Zulu answers e-mails promptly - view is fantastic - Grand Case is a must-see in St. Martin - nothing wrong with it for one night The negative -PARKING IS AWFUL, AND I MEAN AWFUL. THERE BASICALLY IS NONE. -The fellow at the restaurant who is supposed to "look... More 

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ny,ny
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2010

My wife and three year old daughter stayed in the California apartment in jan. 2010. The location is spectacular, with a balcony literally over the ocean. Breakfast on the balcony was the best. We had a brief check in issue that was quickly fixed by Zu Zu (owner) and her husband, who treated us warmly and graciously. The apartment was... More 

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Marlton, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2010

although we have rented here before, this most recent trip was the first time we stayed in the 2 bedroom apt overlooking Grand Case Beach, and it was wonderful! Very spacious and bright, with 2 sliding glass doors out to the balcony over the beach. Fully stocked kitchen, large sitting room, very roomy bedroom with king bed and a bath,... More 

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Milwaukee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2010

We have stayed here for 6 years and never been disappointed--we choose not to have the modernity nor amenities of the Ritz, rather the quiet, convenient comfort of this two bedroom, two bath apartment with kitchen overlooking the bay of Grand Case. It is cleaned immaculately every two days. Because of tide motion and gentle breezes, one is unaware of... More 

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Leamington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2008

What a view !!!!! Right on the beach with a bay full of beautiful catamarans and sailboats and children playing along the shore. Visitors walk through the deck alongside the restaurant, drop their shoes off near the back door and walk down a few steps to a beach chair and umbrella... WOW!!!... and the food and atmosphere. Try the peach-flavoured... More 

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MA, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2008

We recently returned from Saint Martin where we spent 4 of our 18 days at La California. Much to our good fortune, Zuzu was able to rent us a street side aparment on short notice.The apartment had kitchen, balcony and living area downstairs and a queen sized bed and bathroom on a loft. The furnishings were attractive. The air conditioning... More 

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