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Esmeralda Resort

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Enjoyed the room, the beach, our own private pool (almost), the staff, and most of all my bride. Dinner was delicious and such a personable staff Tom, Chris, Manuela, and Francois. English was fluent. Jimmy the beach boy kept our glasses full and food coming. Basic comforts with great ac and a very comfortable bed. One mosquito in 8 days.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Spent five days and could not have asked for a better experience! The staff was kind and attentive. The dining was superb! The beach was gorgeous. Many of the guests said that they had been coming to the Esmeralda for years. It was all about the relaxation and they excelled in creating an environment the provides just that!

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columbia sc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We had an excellent stay at Esmeralda and look forward to our next visit. The location is perfect. The onside restaurant was great and there are many restaurants in walking distance. Several shops and a small grocery store are also nearby. WiFi was free with strong signal. We had our choice of beachfront chairs everyday (including front row) which was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This was our third stay at Esmeralda, and as always everything was perfect. It was a quieter time at the resort, but great if you want a romantic getaway. The walk to Coco beach is just minutes, and it's just a short drive to Orient Bay Beach and the village, where there are restaurants, shopping and groceries. The staff are... More 

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Rockwall, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Had a phenomenal stay for our 25th Anniversary and the Esmeralda did not disappoint. My wife said his was her favorite vacation to date. Decided to stay here based on reviews we had read. We were in building 46 and enjoyed the sound of the waves and ocean view each morning and afternoon. The pools were also a nice touch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

This is our 10th year at Esmeralda. We stayed 11 nights, beginning May 14. It's was another great stay. The rooms were clean, and when the office was advised about the pool filter was not working, it was fixed immediately. The continental breakfast was very good, and the staff was very pleasant. Coco Beach was beautiful and relaxing. Can't wait... More 

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USAsalesoffice, Guest Relations Liaison at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and for being one of our cherished guests! Any time an issue is brought to attention, we do everything we can to fix it, so glad to hear that policy was upheld in your case! We (and our cats) will see you next time! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We came to this resort because we love Orient Beach. You have a 5 minute walk to the beach pathway which was wonderful. Coco Beach Bar is the resorts provider for chairs and umbrellas on the beach. Very nice lounges and food, but it is the last bar on the north end of the beach and feels very "out of... More 

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USAsalesoffice, Guest Relations Liaison at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed most aspects of your stay. The location on the beach is perfect for everyone - if you're looking for a relaxing location with great service and delicious food and beverage, Coco Beach is right down the pathway. If you're looking for watersports, you can take a 3 minute stroll down the beach and partake in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

this was our 8th year at Esmeralda. We have had a different room every time, and they are all the same, but a little different. Always clean and spacious. Air conditioning works well along with a large overhead ceiling fan. The location of this resort is excellent. You really don't need a car although we always rent one direct at... More 

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USAsalesoffice, Guest Relations Liaison at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and for continuing to be one of repeat guests! If you continue having issues with your electric accessories, please stop by the front desk, and we can make sure you're set up with the right equipment. We (and our cats!) look forward to hosting you on your next trip to the island! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Our room was very big and clean. It is the true european experience. Relaxing and clean and the staff is very polite and helpful. The beach is fantastic and the beach staff is also very polite and helpful.

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USAsalesoffice, Guest Relations Liaison at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! St. Martin is truly a great blend of French and Caribbean flavors - we look forward on hosting your next visit to the Caribbean! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

We've been going to St Martin for years and have stayed at Esmeralda a few times. The last time we were there we noticed it needed a little updating. A couple of years ago they sustained some hurricane damage as well. We read recent reviews that said Esmeralda looks good again so we booked our week there this time. The... More 

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USAsalesoffice, Guest Relations Liaison at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

It made us smile to read your review! We have spend a little over a year in various refurbishment projects all over property, from installing a new WiFi system, to updating the rooms, to improving our landscaping. It's great to hear that one of our repeat Guests enjoyed themselves even more than usual! We will see you next time! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ESMERALDA RESORT, situated on the magnificent white sands of Orient Bay in French St. Martin offers just 65 rooms and suites spread among elegant tropical gardens in 17 villas. Esmeralda is the only four star hotel in St Martin on Orient Beach.Esmeralda's Coco Beach Bar offers beachfront lunch & cocktails. L'Astrolabe, the resort's fine dining restaurant offers French Creole and Continental cuisine. Guests receive dining privileges at 12 + restaurants in Orient Bay. Only minutes to more fine dining,shopping and entertainment. Rooms include a kitchenette, king bed, sitting area and patio. What makes this property so special is it's unique plantation style layout with only four rooms or suites per villa. For privacy, each villa has its own swimming pool and each accommodation has its own private entrance and terrace... Guests may reserve anything from a single superior or deluxe room or a generous sized suite or an entire 3 - 5 bedroom villa. Due to the way this resort in St Martin is situated on the property that is perpendicular to the beach there is limited availability in the two ocean front villas that include the Presidential Suites and deluxe oceanfront rooms. All superior and deluxe rooms include kitchenettes. Suites offer full kitchens and large living rooms. Guests enjoy the peaceful surroundings and a cordial, pampering yet unobtrusive on-site multi-lingual staff prepared to assist with any special needs. Esmeralda offers free use of beach chairs & umbrellas. Each accommodation has a fully equipped kitchenette (suites have fully equipped kitchens including dishwasher), large tile bath with hair dryer plus a 110 outlet for shavers only, color satellite TV, room safe, air conditioning with ceiling fan, daily maid service. All bedrooms have Color TV by satellite (8 channels and video system), telephone, private safe, A/C, ceiling fan, private, furnished terrace, kitchenette with micro wave, electric coffee pot, refrigerator and dishes. SUPERIOR, DELUXE AND OCEANFRONT ROOMS: King or two double beds, kitchenette. Maximum occupancy: 2 people. Superior rooms have garden view and are generally located further from the beach. Deluxe rooms are a bit larger located nearer the pool. Oceanfront rooms are located nearest the beach. SUPERIOR SUITES: Spacious living room and bedroom area with king size four poster bed and full size pull-out sofa bed plus a fully equipped kitchen. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults & 2 children. PRESIDENTIAL SUITES: Large dining and living room area with full size sofa bed, separate master bedroom with king size colonial bed, TV in living room and master bedroom, 1 1/2 baths, radio/cassette/CD player and fully equipped kitchen. Suite is oceanfront. Maximum occupancy: 4 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Esmeralda Resort

Address: Baie Orientale | BP 5141, Orient Bay 97071, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Location: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Saint-Martin > Orient Bay
Price Range: $164 - $453 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Esmeralda Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Esmeralda Hotel Orient Bay
Esmeralda Hotel Marigot
Esmeralda Resort Marigot
Esmeralda St Martin
Esmeralda Resort St Martin
Renaisance Esmeralda Resort
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