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    Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

    19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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    • Excellent32%
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    Reviewed yesterday

    if you look at my rating--i gave it a 4 because i had a great time at sgb. we were with our good friends and we always have the bestest time. the rooms--understand we were in the lowest category which faced the road and mountains....More

    Thank iyamscifi2
    Hotel's Favorite
    Reviewed May 22, 2017

    I've been on Sint Maarten for 7 nights and stayed mainly on French side as wanted to avoid big crowds and as well Netherlands part is more for fun and party, not calm relaxation. Btw, usually do not stay in 5* and all-inclusive as there...More

    22  Thank DimsBodnis
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Relations Manager at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded May 29, 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing our resort in St. Maarten for your stay. We appreciate the great 5 star review! We hope you can one day visit again! Thanks once again, Martha

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Not going to lie, we were a bit taken aback by the dated-ness of this hotel when we first arrived. The elevator was a bit sketchy, the hallways had an unpleasant smell, and the water temp and pressure wasn't great. But we did not want...More

    Thank M041
    Reviewed yesterday

    Very nice hotel people friendly, bed was comfy bathroom was not designed right the door hit the toilet and we were in 416 & water came down wall from ac & right between 414 & 416 there was always water on fall from ac so...More

    3  Thank kingswife
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I stayed at this hotel from July 17-23, 2017. The Lala's Restaurant is a food truck parked by the beach. The food was terrible! There were dogs near the restaurant and there was a terrible smell! The other restaurants were okay...not so great! The food...More

    2  Thank mmarazul
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • $269 - $591 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
    • #3 Family Hotel in Philipsburg
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 257
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    • Philipsburg
    • Also Known As
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    July 25, 2017|
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    Response from Nunnan | Reviewed this property |
    Hello. I am sorry but I know nothing about the butler service. Personally, I really don't see why you would need one. The resort is small and compact... everything is close by. While sunbathing on the beach, there are... More
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    July 23, 2017|
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    Response from BlackMAGIC T | Reviewed this property |
    I doubt you can book restaurants before you get there. Get there first and see what you like. You can always change rooms when you get there
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    July 22, 2017|
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    Response from Ashley H | Reviewed this property |
    We saw several people fall getting out of the water, you have to time it with the waves so you get a push out. The beach does have a pretty steep drop off
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