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Belmond La Samanna

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Baie Longue | PO Box 4077, Terres Basses 97064, St Maarten-St Martin
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My family just returned from a relaxing five-night stay at La Samanna. We had 2 ocean front suites one of which had a large terrace (D11). The views were breathtaking and the amenities were top notch! Mersula Williams (front desk manager) recommended the terrace suite upgrade and we were really glad she did. Mersula was great and really went the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I just returned from our second trip to La Samanna, Truly a first class experience, in every sense.... If you are looking for a world class property, as a romantic getaway.....this is THE place to stay!! Can't wait to plan our next trip back... Steven + Janet (Toronto)

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Hobe Sound, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is simply beautiful. The beach was wonderful and the rooms had all been recently renovated with wonderfully comfortable beds and bedding. The staff was very nice as well. There were a few minor issues, for example, breakfast was included with the room price but that wasn't told to anyone. We found out through the grapevine and we were... More

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear StefaniLeo, Thank you for review of your recent stay at La Samanna. I am happy to hear that you feel that the location and property cannot be beat. I do apologize thought that you were not given the proper information about breakfast at check in. It is part of our check -in procedure to explain to our guests what... More

Suisse
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for the third time and for a quite long stay at this hotel member of the leading hôtels of the world. If it was ok the first 2 times, this time was not so good. In fact, we didn't find any soul. Our arrival was ok with a dink. We also were upgraded in a beach front suite.... More

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear Centurion Card, I want to thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at La Samanna. I am sorry that you encountered problems with our staff. Please know that I have shared your comments with the staff in order to rectify this. In regards of the new buffet set up and location, we have actually extended... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I, checked-in in the La Samanna as newlyweds for our honeymoon. The exceptional service started from the moment we pulled up to the property and continued throughout our stay. The property stands on Long Bay and it is magnificent. The scenery is breathtaking, the beach is private and beautiful. We loved that we were able to snorkel... More

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear RexiTnT, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at La Samanna for your honeymoon and for sharing your experience. I am happy that you enjoyed the food, the sites and even the amazing underwater world we are lucky to have just at our shores. It is nice to hear that this was one of the most relaxing vacations... More

St. Martin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved my stay at La Samanna. Felf treated like royalty here and the place was just a wonderful. The atmosphere, the breakfast buffet, the accommodations, and the views all made my stay worthwhile. I would definitely recommend staying here. The only downfall this trip was that there were a lot of rocks at the shoreline so getting in and out... More

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear Michelle P, Thank you for your review of your recent stay at La Samanna. It pleases me to read that the property and ambiance were all to your liking. As you said it, our beach is affected by Mother Nature so the shoreline does shift depending on the month but for the most part, Baie Longue is a lovely... More

Boca Raton, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the most wonderful vacation you can take. The hotel is on the French side of st. Martin and on a beach all by itself. The service starts at check in and continues you drive out of the hotel to head home. It is private, quiet and magnificent. Everything is first class. The beach bungalows are what the rich... More

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear Howard C, I would like to thank you for your great review of La Samanna. It is a pleasure to read that your experience with us was first class all the way. We try our best to make sure the service we provide is such and I am happy that you experienced it first hand. We hope to see... More

St. Petersburg, Russia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stay in this hotel from 05.06.13 to 14.06.13. Have 2 birthdays: my - 35, and my girlfriend - 25. No one congratulations in any way for the stay was not, moreover, had dinner with a my girlfriend in the restaurant 11.06, ordered from music singer song for my girl one song for $ 100, and in response - silence! ..... More

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LaSamanna, Guest Relations Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear Igor_Reyn, Thank you very much for sharing this with us and I am very glad that you posted your review before you checked out so we could make it up to you on time. Our singer is not a very good english speaker and I believe the language barrier between you and him is the source of the misunderstanding.... More

New York City, New York
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

My husband & I stayed here for our Honeymoon in July 2011 and it was perfection. The staff, food, ambiance, beach, ocean, room.... all perfect. We had originally requested a room near the main beach area, but actually requested a switch to the cliff side room for the improved view & privacy, which they were so amazing about accommodating us... More

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear OrtoTravel, It makes me so very happy to hear that your honeymoon with us was a perfect stay. I am glad that you were able to truly enjoy yourselves and that you found the staff was helpful. I hope you make Belmond La Samanna a yearly visit. More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

The concierge, service, cleaning, beach, food/drinks, fun for kids, overal is all great. In my opinion it's devinetly a 5-star hotel! We stayed in I10! The path to the beach and the tennis court is like a tropical rain forest! Food and Drinks was at best service, and during x-mas time they give presents to all of the guests!

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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear quentinsoloviev, Thank you for taking the time to write about La Samanna. I am so happy to read that all the departments that you come in contact with have been providing a great service, I will be sure to share that with the staff. And indeed, when Christmas comes around we like to spoil our guests. Hope to see... More

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Address: Baie Longue | PO Box 4077, Terres Basses 97064, St Maarten-St Martin
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Location: Caribbean > St Maarten-St Martin > Saint-Martin > Terres Basses
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Belmond La Samanna 5*
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Also Known As:
La Samanna By Orient-Express Hotel St. Maarten/St. Martin
La Samanna Hotel
La Samanna Resort St Martin

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
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La Samanna nestles amongst lush gardens overlooking 55 acres of spectacular beachfront. A complete resort in itself, La Samanna offers a spectacular private beach, two poolside terraces, 83 luxurious rooms and suites and 8 newly completed 4600sq. ft. villas with private pools. Enjoy its sophisticated food offerings and award winning wine cellar, indulge in its European Elysees Spa, or simply enjoy the privacy and relaxation of this sophisticated and sensual French-Caribbean enclave. La Samanna is everything you could wish for in a Caribbean hideaway. ... more   less 
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