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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is located in a excellent beach of St Marteen , in the french part of the island. The hotel is over a rock and the bay is protect by the wind what makes it the right place to travel with kids, practice water sports or even, only rest in a white sand beach with a blue ocean beach.... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

amazing service; very nice accomodation minutes from the beach with fabulous private outdoor sitting areas fabulous polite service- did anything, even anticipating needs, with more than just a smile rooms was very comfortable, espercially the bed bathroom ready for little updating- bathtub was small, but overall we were overly satisfied

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

Dear Mom3nom, Thank you very much for such a great comment. I am so happy you enjoyed your holiday with us and look forward to welcoming back in the future. More

Louisiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a vacation bouncing from St Martin, to St Barths to Anguilla. We spent 3 nights at La Samanna. It is a quick ten minute cab ride from the airport that cost $20. Upon arrival we were greeted with rum punch, while our room was readied we enjoyed the beautiful view from the lobby. We stayed in in... More

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

Dear WPresB, Thank you so very much for this great review. You described La Samanna so well that I don’t know what can be added. I took good note of your comment regarding the long chairs and we are actually in the process of updating them. I looked at the beautiful pictures you took and I thank you for posting... More

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13 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came for a business trip and extended for a few days. Grounds overall are nice but there are others I would look into next time. The beach has a steep drop off to get in the water so it's a hike back up the sand to get to your chairs. Beach entry is very rocky. Service and food at the... More

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

Dear Tnbk2009, Thank you for writing about your recent stay with us. As you describe the beach condition, you must know that Mother Nature has her cycles and every summer she will remove some of the sand along the beach and let the rocks appear. The phenomenon will reverse in November and the sand will come back to rebuild the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The many photographs of the La Samanna and it's beach do it justice - vacationing here was just as we'd have imagined from the pictures and description: luxurious, tranquil, well run. The property is spread out enough for privacy without being too large to walk. The beach is of a perfect size, and the water activities are well run and... More

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

Dear Derek A, Thank you very much for sharing your review on Trip Advisor. I am very glad to read that you enjoyed your holidays with us. As you mention it, some rooms are still not as renovated as some others. Some of our long time repeat guests only request these less renovated rooms as they reveal a warm Caribbean... More

St. Martin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was impeccable with room cleaning twice a day, never without fresh towels! The plunge pool and cabana on the roof of our sensation suite was amazing with ocean views and privacy. The suite itself had an ocean view balcony and the furniture in the bedroom and living room was all very comfortable. The above head room "rain" shower... More

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

Dear Susan K, Thank you very much for sharing your description of our small piece of heaven. I am very happy to read that you enjoyed the hotel very much and I hope we will have the great pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. More

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Dear Aflando, Thank you for this great review. I am so happy to read that my staff took such great care of you. I will personally thank Mersula and Romel for making your stay so enjoyable. As you mentioned it, some of our staff has been working since the hotel opened 40 years ago. Most of them will unfortunately leave... More

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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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LaSamanna, General Manager at Belmond La Samanna, responded to this review

Dear Steven S, Thank you very much for taking the time to write about your second visit at Belmond La Samanna. I am so glad to hear you had a great time and I am very much looking forward to your return. See you soon! More

Hobe Sound, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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

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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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