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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was extremely pleasant and the view was spectacular off the Atlantic Ocean at Orient Beach. The price and time in the air was not worth it to me. My friend ended up paying for everything, but thank God because I wouldn't have paid for it. I believe it was 20 minutes for $95. That's just me. Other than that,... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We were so impressed with the friendliness and convenience of La Playa for such a reasonable cost. We had a huge room on the ground level with a large patio looking out to a small lawn, a generous bathroom with separate WC, small kitchenette (though with the great restaurants in Orient Bay, we just used it to hold bottled water... More 

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DirecteurLaPlaya, Manager 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 

Jacksonville, Florida
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This is a BEAUTIFUL beach!!!! Its basically a live and in person screen saver :) My family and I (husband and sons ages 16 & 11) came here on a one day visit during a port stop on our cruise, and I am so happy with making this selection over the other beaches. First, what drew me to this beach... More 

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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at La Playa. The property is beautiful, the staff is very friendly, and the location is perfect (plenty of restaurants and stores within walking distance). Our daily breakfast was a nice bonus to enjoy on the beach. The kitchenette was great for holding our leftovers! We did not find our bed comfortable which made for... More 

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

Good Morning, We appreciate very much your comments regarding your stay with us. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay. Concerning your bed, you should have tell us and we would have change your room. We are surprised concerning the sheets because they are changed every 2 days. The problem of the water pressure has been... More 

minnesota
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Location is great, right by the water and a myriad of restaurants and water activities. The hotel/resort itself is a little worn. Our microwave was crap and had to be replaced, the shower head came right off the holder, and our electricity went out in our room. For the price, I'd have expected a full breakfast, not just continental (fruit,... More 

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

Good morning, We appreciate very much your comments regarding your stay with us. We gratefully acknowledge your comments and suggestions, as they allow us to improve our service and better satisfy our guests. Thank you and we look forward to welcome you soon Sincerely yours La Playa Orient Bay Katy More 

New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

I wanted to stay close to the beach this time and paid a little more to stay here over La Plantation, but....(and see my pictures). The hotel and restaurant/bar are owned/managed by different entities. Upon arrival the parking is gated and spots to park free, the reception is nice as the pool. My room had a king size bed, couch,... More 

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

Good Morning sir, We gratefully acknowledge your comments and suggestions, as they allow us to improve our service and better satisfy our guests. We are happy that you enjoyed your room and the hotel. Concerning the restaurant and the beach,The guests of the hotel have the same chairs than the other clients with grey cushions, they are organised in rows... More 

Port Charlotte, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

After checking out the reviews for hotels in Orient Bay, we selected La Playa (formally L'Hoste) for our vacation get away. First, if you are looking for a 4-star hotel with all of the things that go with that, then don't pick La Playa. But if you are looking for a comfortable place to stay, in a perfect beach location,... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We were on a tour of the Butterfly Farm (nice!) and part of it went to Orient Beach for a drink and beach chairs. We were taken to La Playa. We were given a rum punch - no choice of drink and told to pick any lounge chairs that were theirs. They were old and had stained cushions, the first... More 

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

My wife and I just returned from a week at La Playa celebrating our 20th Anniversary. We have stayed several times in Orient Bay with our family, having rented villas and condos, so we already love the area. For this occasion, just the two of us, we chose this hotel for its prime location. The reviews of cleanliness and friendly... More 

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

My wife, daughter, and I just got back from a week at La Playa. The staff is the most friendly I have ever met. Our house keeper, Michelle, was outstanding. Such a perfect and relaxing retreat. We are thrilled to go back next year

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $141 - $280 (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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