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The Dream Pool Bar

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Beacon Hill Road # 2 | Alegria Hotel Former Caravanserai, Maho, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We found this place five years ago when we were trying to escape the overpopulated, over-tourist-ed, craziness of Sunset. Amazing tranquil views and great boat watching. If you are lucky to get Marty and Lori on the island working, the bar is that much more entertaining. Great people with awesome personality.....some of the best we have met on the island!!... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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131 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Not a happy owner, too much negative conversation. Great views to ocean. Unfortunately for the owner there is little he can do to fix the green/unusable pool. That was not a good back drop.

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Thank Dlynnphill
Marty S, Owner at The Dream Pool Bar, responded to this review

Hay guys. Green pools are the responsibility of the resort. When that is the case>> Then we come in @ The Dream Pool Bar and make a stiff cocktail to change a mindset. ;-) Still it shouldn't happen and we wish Alegria owner and management a lot of wisdom. Caribbean greetszzz Marty More 

Groomsport, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed April 10, 2016

As previous reviewers have said, don't walk through the clinical lobby of the hotel, walk between the buildings beside it and turn sharp left. You can't miss it. Great bar to sit at and banter with the owner, Marty. We popped in for a quick beer and ending up staying the whole afternoon. Lots of expats use it and the... More 

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Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

This is about a two min walk from sunset, don't take the main entrance at the hotel. Walk between the tan coloured and white buildings. Truly a hidden gem

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Marty S, Owner at The Dream Pool Bar, responded to this review

So nice you guys managed to stumble upon us. You're always welcome. Caribbean greets from The Dream Team. Marty More 

Pondicherry
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66 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2016

When in St. Maarten, a visit to Marty's Dream Bar is a must. Fabulous drinks and hospitality in a dreamy location! My ubcle, aunt, and I visited the Dream Bar because they had read so many great things about Marty on line. We are very glad we found the Dream. Looking forward to spending more time there.

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Marty S, Owner at The Dream Pool Bar, responded to this review

Thanks guys for stopping by The Dream Pool Bar. No better advertisement then word O' Mouth. You're always welcome and if you Need any assistance with anything even though not staying in the resort, The Dream Team is there for you. Marty More 

Moncton, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed March 5, 2016

Marty is the DREAM of the bar, being a bartender in Canada and meeting many people never have I met anyone as genuine and sincere as Marty. He makes you feel at home and the friendliest person who can also make a mean rhum punch or my favorite, a bloody mary in the morning although I'm a beer Carib guy!... More 

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Marty S, Owner at The Dream Pool Bar, responded to this review

Wel coming from a Colleauge in the hospitality field, compliments can't get better then that! Thxs for stopping in. Warm Caribbean greets from The Dream team. Marty More 

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Reviewed February 18, 2016

After numerous flight delays trying to get back home to the Frozen, Great White North, we found ourselves in a bit of a pickle being stuck for an additional 5 days without a place to stay and a very full Alegria Resort. To the Rescue came Steve Oostrom from the Dream Pool Bar. He managed to get us a great... More 

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Marty S, Owner at The Dream Pool Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for being on vacation ! Good to C folks still having a great time even though they got stuck for an extra couple of days!. Thxs for spending time with us. Next time ur stuck on this caribbean rock we'll always be there for yah! Caribbean greets from The Dream Bar Marty More 

Wilmington, Delaware
1 review
Reviewed January 27, 2016

We were recently in Anguilla for the week and when the big snowstorm hit back home, we got trapped for 4 more days so we hopped on the Ferry and stayed at the Algeria. Marty is a funny, very nice guy and his assistant, Steve was equally awesome. We were happy that we stumbled upon this bar. I highly recommend... More 

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Marty S, Owner at The Dream Pool Bar, responded to this review

Yep. We got quit a few peeps stuck because of that weather system. That's where we come in and make some happy cocktails and tasty BBC's ! Thanks for stopping in. We're there for yah. The Dream Pool Bar, Marty More 

London, Ohio, United States
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Great bar to hang out. The scenery is 2nd to none and the owner Marty is a real hoot!! The other bartender Steve is great also. Great prices and a great place to hang out and meet new friends. They also have happy hour!!

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Marty S, Owner at The Dream Pool Bar, responded to this review

And that's why I enjoy my hobby! Thxs for the fun and we're always there for yah on this caribbean rock no matter where you stay at. Caribbean greetszzz "The Dream Team", Marty More 

Mississauga, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

I have to say Sheryl is a fantastic server. She's fast and pleasant. Makes the best BBC'S. THIS DRINK is very good if you like pin a colossus. So make sure if your going to the beach you stop to see her! !!!. They serve food too Nachos, hotdogs, bugers ect all very tasty.

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Thank Brenda W
Marty S, Owner at The Dream Pool Bar, responded to this review

What a nice report, but I never heard of Sheryl. Then again that's what The Dream Pool Bar gets by other new business peepszzz on this rock trying to copy our name. Then again Thxs for visiting this caribbean rock. Next time pay us a visit also. We gottcha covered! Caribbean greets from The Dream Pool Bar, Marty More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
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Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beacon Hill Road # 2 | Alegria Hotel Former Caravanserai, Maho, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Maho

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