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Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

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Room & Suite (870)
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“swim up bar”(214 reviews)
“sonesta maho”(130 reviews)
“lava rock”(76 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed July 14, 2018

I love this place BUT it was destroyed by hurricane Irma and will not be available again until 2020. They are currently tearing it down and are going to rebuild. It lies close enough to downtown Philipsburg that my husband and I walk downtown daily....More

1  Thank AvidTraveler6568
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We chose this resort because it was all adults. There was nothing to do after 8pm. Hardly any entertainment at night.They brought some singers and it was horrible,even the crowd was booing them.This resort is geared towards retired folks.No younger people, I think we were...More

2  Thank L F
Reviewed April 9, 2018

We stayed here for our honeymoon in August and had an amazing trip. The staff here were wonderful and went above and beyond for us. The food was very good at the buffet and all the alacart's, we actually liked the buffet food so much...More

3  Thank mel k
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Our room was on the 7th floor ocean front. Room 725. The view was amazing. The only non favorable part was dinner reservations. The machine always said all restaurants were full. After speaking to someone, they did let us in. Would be nice to have...More

1  Thank Renee' M
Reviewed March 12, 2018

We stayed at this resort the week of the storm. We were fortunate to have been evacuated the day of the hurricane only losing 2 days of our vacation. This was a great resort and hopefully will be rebuilt soon. Location was perfect, walking distance...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Free Internet
Free Parking
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Business Center with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Wheelchair access
Airport Transportation
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Casino and Gambling
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$300 - $380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$300 - $380 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
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Traveler (3152)
Room & Suite (870)
Pool & Beach (818)
Dining (258)
Amenities (106)
Family and Play Areas (9)
Business Center & Event Rooms (6)
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Frank A
March 21, 2018|
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Response from Christine_David_TO | Reviewed this property |
Sunwing owns it. It's being torn to the ground and completely rebuilt. Wont open until late 2019.
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"Top floor had the best view"
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"We asked for a room on the lower floor so we had our own Bali bed for our entire stay, loved having the beach..."
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"The end rooms are huge compared to the regular rooms."
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"ocean view, higher floors"
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