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Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked our vacation for 2 weeks with a ocean view room and what a view. We watched the cruise ships coming in, great view for the resort. Rooms has a lot of space and very clean. Food was awesome - great selection. Germaine, Jonathan, Francette and Sheldon were great in the restaurant. Very friendly. Thomas was great in the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've traveled to several other all inclusive resorts in Cancun and Bahamas. The Sonesta was the most expensive so far and the most disappointing. There was ONE restaurant, one buffet and one snack shack. when staying for 7 days there is not enough variety. There were not enough bars and the bars were not staffed well. At the swim up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I have been to many resorts in the Carribbean. This one has been the best! Friendly staff. We were treated to a great beach. The room was very good, beachfront. The food was the best we have ever experienced from the cooked-to-order breakfast to the luncheon and sit down dinner, from strip steak with merlot sauce to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The resort was FANTASTIC. Decided to give the Sonesta a try when a girlfriend and I decided to take a girls trip and we were not disappointing. Right on the beautiful Great Bay, only about 15 minutes from the airport. All inclusive and adults only made for an incredibly relaxing atmosphere with no worries! The building itself is a little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have stayed here multiple times and eash visit seems to get better. Food improves and staff gets more friendly. Resort is very clean and entertaining. Location near to downtown Front Street is very handy, great shoping and Casino's. Rent a Jet Ski on beach at this resort for fun. !!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed @ Great Bay. Nice property on beachfront. Bottles of Rum, Vodka beer & sodas stocked in room. People was really talkative, friendly and joyful. Greeted w/ champagne & hot towel. Food was standard, luv visiting Sister hotel in Maho Bay! Staff was very attentive! Casino on location. For Italian restaurants get pager 1-2hrs ahead! I will say that my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sonesta hotel was a great choice to stay at St. Marteen. The staff are super knowledgable and friendly. Food was always fresh and cooked to perfection. My room had an ocean view and it was always clean. This is the best place to feel like a real guest and I would recommend to everyone who wants to be treated with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at the Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa for my friends Bachelorette Party. This resort provide excellent service and super friendly staff. Food is great. It is close to Front Street Philisburg. If you are looking to party, you can take the taxi to Maho. Thanks to Vicky, Earlyn, Shanika, and the rest of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Check in was quick. We had a very nice ocean view balcony view. Bed was very comfy. There are some things that should be updated in room(bathroom). Rooms were cleaned daily, Staff very friendly. I would go back again. We were walking distance to shopping

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best place to feel like a real guest I would recommend any couple that comes to this Resort come ready for the best services of anyone's life they have this amazing server by The name of Ramis and he is the BEST. So yes people of and when you come to Paradise come get waited on buy... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa is a serene Caribbean haven - and St. Maarten’s premier, limitless all-inclusive, adults-only resort. Delivering a new level of sophistication and style, the elegant destination hotel is situated on a mile-long white-sand beach, overlooking Great Bay and the sparkling sea. With endless amenities and personalized service, the resort invites guests to unwind at three swimming pools, four restaurants, four bars, a spa and the Golden Casino for the ultimate vacation experience complimented by stellar service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

Address: 19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Location: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Sint Maarten > Philipsburg
Price Range: $275 - $453 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 257
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Also Known As:
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Hotel Philipsburg
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort And Casino
St Martin Great Bay Hotel
Sonesta Philipsburg
Great Bay Beach Hotel
Philipsburg Sonesta
St Maarten Great Bay Hotel
Hotel Sonesta Great Bay Beach
Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa St. Maarten-St. Martin/Philipsburg
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
#3 Family Hotel in Philipsburg
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
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