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naples, fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2011

This hotel is NOT on the beach. Construction is a problem with the parking going to the workers,also, lots of noise. Our kitchen consisted of a small refrigerator, nothing else. The roof is made of metal...when it rains you will not sleep nor watch tv. The cable tv was wonderful..lots of channels. The maid service was excellent as was the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2011

We have always wanted to visit St. Martin and I felt a need to get away for a more or less guaranteed good weather holiday and this didn't disappoint! The weather was fantastic - for the first few days I thought it never rains there for more that 30 seconds! In the end we did have one rainy day out... More 

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Mundelein, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

We travel to different locations every year and this year it was St Martin. Esmeralda Resort was just what we expected: clean, fresh, roomy and very hospitable. We were hoping for a more inclusive kind of place but aside form breakfasts, we had to pay for all of our meals. The restaurant onsite was excellent but a bit pricey for... More 

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Pomona, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2011

If you want a clean, bug free, well maintained room avoid this place! Great location on the beach, hotel rooms a mess!

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2011

The experience was not as bad as some of the terrible reviews below, but not as great either as some of the other reviews. The place is an old resort with 50s style houses spread out over the grounds. Location is nice along Orient Bay, but rooms are very bare. Clean, but not very comfortable. Every house has a couple... More 

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va
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2011

What a great place! We have stayed here since 2004 and have been very pleased since then. This resort is at a fabulous location and you cannot beat the great treatment you will recieve at the Astrolable restaurant. You are treated as a long time friend. We love Coco's on the beach as well. It's a great beach as well.... More 

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Sharon, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2011

The first room they gave us was not great and we asked for another, which was fine. Some of the rooms have not been renovated and the second one had been painted and the room was representative of what we had stayed in previously. Breakfast was included (continental) and the staff was the weakest in morning. Astrolabe at night was... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2011

We have just returned from St. Maarten where we stayed at Esmeralda Hotel. As all of the previously reviewer described, hotel is not new but clean and basic. You must have car if you want entertainment. There is a little village about 10-15 min. walk that has several restaurants. We had dinner twice at one of them and absolutely loved... More 

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011

We have stayed here every year for fifteen years. We love the location, restaurants and people.The exterior is looking worn,and a renovation was promised for this year-we'll see.Lots of privacy and the value and food at Astrolabe and Sophie's on the beach is wonderful. A very relaxing vacation.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2011

On the first night of our stay here, we were robbed within an hour of going to dinner. We think it was an inside job or at least someone who was waiting for us to leave the room. They took all of our valuables and our cash. The hotel was not helpful regarding our claim and we spent the better... 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
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: $154 - $414 (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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