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Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao

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Santa Barbara Plantation | Porta Blancu, Nieuwpoort, Curacao (Formerly Hyatt Regency Curacao Golf Resort, Spa and Marina)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

To be short, this is a very good resort. Nice rooms with excellent bathrooms which supplied quality amenities and had a good amount of towels. The hotel is nicely located between a golfcourse and a small but fine beach. There are two pools and a waterplayground for kids. We did not took the all-inclusive but only the breakfast which was... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We just came back from this beautiful resort. All hotel staff were so friendly and make us stay happy!! especially Jaymy and Glen at Splash and Erliza at Medi, you guys are wonderful !! Thank you so much to make our family vacation wonderful.

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London, England
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66 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From photos, publicity, and a distance, the Santa Barbara Beach and Golf Resort looks immaculate and pristine. Up close there are some rather large flaws which colour the entire experience. Accommodation prices are far too high in these writers' opinions for the quality of accommodation and especially given that occupancy appeared to us to be quite low. That the resort... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The resort is lovely. The beach is small but in the off season not too packed. The spa is a mess due to the service. The massage suites are lux and the rain shower is exquisite but then you have to talk to the staff and it all falls apart. My friend made an appointment for us at 10 am... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Resort is beautiful! rooms are extremely nice and we had a fantastic view. The grounds are gorgeous and very very well maintained. The resort was pretty empty apparently the low season so finding a place to eat on the resort was limited. The staff was less than accommodating with the exception of the front desk that was very kind. I... More 

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SBCuracao, General Manager at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao, responded to this review

Hi, Colleen, Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback--hearing about customer experience is the best way for us to improve our service! We're glad you enjoyed the property and hope to see you again soon! Best, Darren Law General Manager More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I just came back yesterday from the resort. It was clean and the staff friendly. We stayed in the sea traditions king room which was a ways from the main hotel but they had golf carts to pick you up and drop you off whenever you requested it. The sea tradition area had its own pool which was very nice.... More 

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SBCuracao, General Manager at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words regarding your visit to Santa Barbara. We're glad you had an enjoyable stay. We hope you do come back to the island, and stay with us again! Best, Darren Law General Manager More 

Hopedale, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to Santa Barbara in April, and I would have written this review sooner, but I submitted a review about their fantastic customer service prior to arriving (they were amazing even before we arrived!), so I had to wait a certain amount of time before I could submit another review - which totally makes sense. Let's get the only... More 

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SBCuracao, General Manager at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao, responded to this review

Hi Melissa, Thank you so much for your kind words! We're so happy you had an excellent stay--we pride ourselves on top-notch customer service and we're glad you saw the impact of that during your visit. We definitely hope that you decide to make a trip back to see us soon--thanks again! All the best, Darren Law General Manager More 

New York City, New York
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: Most impressive is the maintenance of the grounds with beautiful trees and flowers. Gardeners make sure that not a single leaf is out of place; the beach is raked every day and beach chairs are lined up in picture-book style, as if anytime a photographer would pass by. The beach has soft white sand, the water is calm, and... More 

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SBCuracao, General Manager at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave feedback on your stay! We're glad you enjoyed our relaxing property, and hope you were able to explore the island a bit. We hope to see you again, soon! Kind Regards, Darren Law General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Twas supergoed en onvergetenlijk. I had a excellent birthday with my kids and husband. I'll be back someday. Thank u everyone for making my birthday unforgettable. Great service! Great place. For 2 days I felt like I was the Queen...

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SBCuracao, General Manager at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback--we're glad you were able to feel like a queen for your birthday! Come back and visit us again soon! Best, Darren Law General Manager More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in the fall of 2014 for our honeymoon and couldn't have been more impressed. We stayed in a Sea Traditions King Suite and it was beautiful- we had a pool that was just shared between us and 5 or 6 other villas; since we were there in November, we had the pool to ourselves. We had a... More 

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SBCuracao, General Manager at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback! We're glad you had an enjoyable, peaceful stay for your honeymoon. We hope you'll come back soon--maybe an anniversary trip? Thanks again for your kind words. Regards, Darren Law General Manager More 

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