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The Westin Dawn Beach Resort & Spa, St. Maarten

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144 Oyster Pond Road, Oyster Pond, St Maarten-St Martin
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The Westin Dawn Beach Resort & Spa, St. Maarten
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Bellmore, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

expected more from a Westin!! We traveled with friends and reserved 2 rooms. When we arrived no reservations for either room were found. Front desk staff rude and not very helpful. We were told to have a seat and 45 minutes later we were told they found us the only 2 rooms available, both ocean view. Our room was on... More 

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daninthecity
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

We stayed at the Westin Dawn Beach on our recent trip to St Maarten. We picked the hotel because we used Starwood points to pay for it. The hotel is about 40 minutes (depending on traffic) from the airport and is about 25 minutes from Grand Case where many of the great restaurants are located. The hotel is definitely in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

My family and I just got back from our one week stay at the Westin. We always thought Westin's were great properties, until now. First let me start by saying this hotel is a privately owned hotel that is licensing the Westin name. With that said, the hotel does not hold up to Westin quality. The service is not helpful... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

If you are staying at the Westin the most important thing you can do is rent a car from the airport. The location of the hotel is very remote, where you can not walk anywhere. It cost about 20.00 to take a taxi anywhere and a rental is about 40.00 a day. We tried to rent from the hotel, but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

entering the hotel overlooking a casino with cigar smoking people is not really wat you expect these days. The Westin looks a bit old, carpet stains etc. We had a large room and dito bathroom. The best part was a wonderful bed. Staf around the pool/beach was quite friendly. Staf in the restaurants and front desk absolutly not. If hospitality... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

The hotel was beautiful, the rooms and the pool and beach. We ate at one restaurant (Ocean) and it was just ok, we heard others talking about Aura saying they were extremely disappointed. You're better off renting a car and heading to Grand Case to eat. I personally liked that the hotel was located further away from everything, it made... More 

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pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

My family and I visited in December 2011, we actually stayed most of our time at another hotel but purchased at the DBC Condos at the Westin. The resort is amazing. First, St.Maarten is divine, my initial opinion was that the people were unfriendly and seemed disgruntled...until I realized that once again, I had an ethnocentric approach to the entire... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

This hotel was right on the beach, but the beach was too windy and hard to swim or snorkel at, so we had to go to another beach to be able to enjoy it. The hotel is nice and rooms were big and clean, but everything in the hotel was expensive. It is a great place for meetings and conferences... More 

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

We stayed at the Westin for one week and had a very good experience. The hotel was hard to find, but everything in St. Maarten is hard to find at first because the signage is very limited. We had a car, so we did not spend too much time on the resort we were out exploring the island most of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

You have to rent a car to see the island. This hotel is sooooo far out from everything. The staff is not so nice. Never a hello,smile a sign of life. Very very windy cause it's the atlantic ocean not caribbean ocean. Never ate at the hotel so many great restaurants on the island. I would never go back to... More 

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