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Hudson, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

La Playa hotel in Orient Bay has everything you need for a first class vacation on Orient Beach! This hotel is located near the middle of Orient Bay and is set back no more than a few hundred yards from the beach. The staff at this property are second to none. They were very friendly, eager to help, and very... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I originally booked elsewhere in Orient Bay, but was so displeased with my room that I chose to search for other options. Early on Thursday morning, I ran into Katy, the assistant director of La Playa. Despite the busy morning, she eagerly showed me an available room which had recently been updated. The room was fresh, clean, and bright. It... More 

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Piney Flats, Tennessee
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started staying here in 2010 and have never been disappointed in our room or the staff. They are currently undergoing refurbishing and we were the first ones to stay in a room completely renovated. It was perfect...they have obviously taken time to make sure all your needs are met when staying with them. We cant praise the staff enough.... More 

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FRASER
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26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a trip scheduled many years ago. I talked my wife into it and stayed here. The hotel is located midway between the north and south ends of the beach. We chose this location due to distance from the beach. There were lots of opportunities to stay further away but we chose close. The accommodations were OK and sufficient... More 

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DirecteurLaPlaya, Public Relations Manager at La Playa Orient Bay, responded to this review

Good afternoon Sir, We thank you for your commentaire on trip advisor. You were at La Playa last year for a stay. We would like to inform you that there is a new managment on the beach in our restaurant La Playa (new decoration, new menu.....) On the same time, we inform you that we have 14 new rooms at... More 

Roanoke
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35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice quiet spot on Orient Beach between two busy clubs (Waikiki and Bikini). Nice menu with a good selection of tapas and a delicious club sandwich. Great spot to lounge, lunch and people-watch. Chairs and umbrellas available as well as water sports.

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Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for one week in March 2016. the resort was quaint. The rooms were clean and the grounds kept up. We were steps from the sand. Although our room overlooked the ocean we could not see it due to the restaurant blocking our view. We new this prior to booking. Lounge chairs were provided and the staff were... More 

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Thank Twiggy029
2 reviews
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Had never tried flyboarding but Tom at La Playa water sports on the beach is an awesome teacher. He had me flying around in control in no time. Well worth the 120. I highly recommend Tom. I walked up the beach asking other water sports places and they just said nah not this week. Tom was pleasant and accommodating

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121 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Kate was the deciding factor with us staying here. Compared two other resorts at Orient Bay Resort. Katy & Kelly are very sweet people. Had a second floor room. Bamboo canopy bed. Kitchette with burners , microwave, mini fridge, love seat, chair, coffee table, foot stool & TV. Balcony had two chairs with partial view of ocean. Safe in room.... More 

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DirecteurLaPlaya, Guest Relations Manager at La Playa Orient Bay, responded to this review

Good evening, We appreciate very much your comments regarding your stay with us. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback and I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you... More 

New York City, New York
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84 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Came here 4 years ago and returned last week . The staff was friendly , lobby is renovated but the beach front is horrible Trash everywhere, not kept up everyday , old wooden furniture everywhere and no one helped to set up our chairs . 4 years ago they had more staff, buddas statues around the beach, a bar and... More 

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DirecteurLaPlaya, Responsable relations clients at La Playa Orient Bay, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, By answering our questionnaire, you have taken the time to give us your opinion about your stay with us, and we thank you. Your evaluations and comments are precious tools that help us continuously improve our services, particularly in this type of situation. We are excited to inform you that La Playa Orient Bay in St Martin will... More 

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Perfect location right next to the beach, close to the C/O area, very clean, staff was very friendly and helpful, very spacious room with nice view, you can use the pool anytime. The closed parking is an ease of mind. would definitely go there next time.

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DirecteurLaPlaya, Responsable relations clients at La Playa Orient Bay, responded to this review

Good afternoon, We appreciate very much your comments regarding your stay with us. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback and I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Directly on the beach, the Hoste is a hotel offering 56 spacious Junior Suites and a Creole Hut « la Cabana ». The hotel is made up of small buildings (2 floors) with an outdoor freshwater swimming pool, a private beach area with sun loungers and a Bar Restaurant «La Playa" set in an exceptional location where you can enjoy breakfast by the sea the feet in the sand. On the beach you will find a small shop, a massage service for relaxation and a water sports center. Also available are sun loungers and parasols. ComplimentaryWiFi in all Rooms and the entire Hotel ! ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Playa Orient Bay

Address: 116 Parc de la Baie Orientale | BP 5146, Orient Bay 97071, St. Maarten-St. Martin (Formerly L'Hoste Hotel)
Location: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Saint-Martin > Orient Bay
Price Range: $153 - $333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Playa Orient Bay 3*
Number of rooms: 56
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“Ask for a 3rd floor room with view of the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles ZachandReneeL, 5 days ago | Read review
“the closer to the beach, the better”
 of 5 bubbles monn2014, Aug 29, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a ground floor room you won't be sleeping late at this hotel....”
 of 5 bubbles skydancer_2003, Aug 21, 2016 | Read review
“no real views, ask to be as close to beach as possible since there are several buildings”
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“Rooms on higher floors may offer a view of the water”
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