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The Villas at Simpson Bay Resort & Marina
Ranked #4 of 7 Hotels in Simpson Bay
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New York, New York, United States
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“A "Geeky" review of the Villas”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2012

We stayed at The Villas between Aug 11 - Aug 18 with another couple who had a timeshare exchange. Each couple stayed in their own 1-bedroom suite – the $450 upgrade option. Very nice and very clean. Ask for an upper floor if they have rooms available for the best views, but every unit faces the water.

And let me make this clear from a personal perspective: If you are here at tripadvisor checking out the Villas vs. the older SB Resort units, by all means pay for the upgrade. The older part of the SB resort is under serious construction, with trucks and construction storage equipment littered all over the old property. And the parts that aren’t under construction are just ugly and so dated looking. We walked up there from the Villas to see what it was like and to hang out at the larger pool up there (there’s an Olympic pool on the old property), and it was just depressing. We’re so glad we paid for the upgrade to the newer Villas units. I can’t stress that enough. There’s just no comparison.

OK -- I figured since most people talk about general amenities and such that I would concentrate on some of the geeky aspects (tech stuff) so as to save people some potential headaches and/or enhance the experience a bit, and give people a sense of what's there. Pictures included. I will make some generalized tips/suggestions at the end of this review that are not tech-related.

Wi-Fi (see attached picture for user name -- I've blacked out the password)

The resort uses a hardware system called "Nomadix" to regulate access to their wi-fi. This system handles all the log-ins and manages bandwidth. There are some things to realize about this setup. First, when you connect to the wi-fi, it will say it's an "Open System" (not password-protected). But when you first try to get to a web page, it may very well give you an error about the page not being available. The reason is that you have to first sign on to the Nomadix log in screen (AND SAVE THE PASSWORD WHEN ASKED!). But the Nomadix sign on screen isn't always the first screen you see when you try and surf somewhere. They should fix that. Instead, you'll possibly get an error about your intended web page destination not being available and to try again/later, etc. If this happens, you have to click on your intended link again, which usually is enough to prompt their system to display the Nomadix login screen where you are asked for a user name and password, and a checkbox to save the password. What I would usually do is just surf to google.com (which sometimes showed up) and then just type in some random search in the google box, at which point the Nomadix screen would appear and would allow me to continue.

Important: (see picture) The user name -- simpsonbay --- IS CASE SENSITIVE. Normally user names are not case-sensitive; only passwords are. But on this system, it is case-sensitive. In other words, if you typed in "Simpsonbay" for the user name instead of "simpsonbay", it would fail. Smartphones have this tendency to capitalize the first word in text boxes, so be aware of that. It happened to our friends and they couldn't understand why they couldn't get internet on their phone. I noticed this and made it a lower-case simpsonbay user name and it was fine.

Also, note that on Smartphones -- None of your internet apps will work (Facebook, etc.) UNTIL you successfully log in (via Nomadix) on your web browser on the phone. Each time you leave the resort for the day and come back, you may find that the apps won't work until you go through the web browser to some random page on your phone and log in again -- even if you have the user name and password saved. It will still temporarily bring up the log in screen before redirecting to a web page. At that point you will be logged in again, and your phone internet apps will work again.

Note 2: If you have any designs about streaming videos/Netflix/youtube, etc., from either your phone/laptop/tablet, forget it. You have a very small slice of bandwidth allocated to you. It's fine for email and general browsing, but for bandwidth-intensive apps like anything that streams video, you're out of luck. The pipe isn't big enough. I did a couple of speed tests and the speeds were dismal. Speed=bandwidth. Plus, Netflix/HBOGo/Amazon won't work outside the continental US unless you go through a VPN proxy to fool those locations into thinking you're somewhere in the US. But don't bother -- you'll get nothing but constant buffering. I'm going to say that this would include SlingBox, too.

A note about phones and roaming charges: We turned OFF roaming on all of our phones (Verizon) so as not to accrue huge data-roaming charges while there. By turning off Roaming, you’re limited to wi-fi only on your phones. If you really need to call home a lot, I would suggest you rent a phone for $20 or so. There’s a woman named Sharon who works out of the Royal Palm resort (which you can see from the Villas balconies right down the beach). She’s an ex-Long Islander who’s carved out a niche renting phones to vacationers for $20/week with a specified allotment for minutes. Much cheaper than roaming. Look her up at queenofsxm.com. The couple traveling with us has an elderly and bedridden mom here in NY who they called several times daily, so this worked out well.

TVs: The living room area of the Villas has old-style Sony WEGA CRT televisions. I don't know why they went that route as it's really out of place. Yes, I know -- who's going on vacation to watch TV?!?!? But you're in the unit at some times, so that's why I mention it. You get 26 channels of Dish Network TV. I meant to write down the channels, but best laid plans, etc. I do know that Channel 2 is CNN, 3 is an in-house promotional channel about St. Maarten and the Villas. Fox News is available. No MSNBC, though. You get NYC networks NBC, ABC, CBS and Fox, so if you're a NY'er and want to keep up with what's going on, you're all set. WGN from Chicago is part of it. Disney, Discovery, HGTV, one each of French, Italian, and Spanish channels. Oh, HBO, too. They do NOT provide a channel listing there, so you're on your own. There is the Weather Channel, but there's no local weather on it, so it's kind of useless unless you want to keep up with US weather.

The TV in the (master) bedroom is a Sony Bravia HD LCD (26"?). Same channels, obviously. But I used this TV as a large computer monitor for my laptop. If your laptop or other device has an HDMI output, you can use that (with your own HDMI cable, of course) to pipe the output of your laptop to the Bravia. It worked out great for me. See pictures attached.

Settings: For best screen on the TV from the laptop, make sure the laptop's output to the TV is set for 1360x768. If fills the available screen real estate perfectly. I'm attaching three pictures of this. One picture looks like it has curvy/wavy lines through it, but that's just the way the picture came out from the camera. The TV output from the PC was perfect and pristine. So, don't worry about that picture --it was just something to do with reflections from the camera. One of the other pictures shows the laptop sitting on the table connected via HDMI to the TV. I set my laptop's screen to be OFF and just to show the output on the TV itself. You can see by the Windows 7 screen resolution settings in the picture how I had it set up.

Use the Bravia TV remote and press the "Input" button repeatedly until you get to the HDMI 1 and/or 2 inputs, depending upon which one you use.

The TV also has a USB port that can be used to charge USB devices. BUT the TV needs to be ON for any charging to occur. You can see in the second TV picture I attached that there is an iPod white cable in the shot that's connected to the USB port. I'm guessing the USB port can also be used to display pictures and whatnot from a flash drive, but I never tested it.

Note: If you plug in the laptop on the table in the bedroom, the wall light switch must be ON for the laptop to get charging power. It's a double-switch. The switch on the right-side of the double switch is what turns on/off the power to the outlets behind the table. The double-switch is just inside the door to the bedroom. (Side Note: don't be surprised if every lamp in your suite is unplugged when you first arrive. You will have to plug them in yourself.)

Portable Stereo in living room:

There is a Sony portable stereo on a shelf in the entertainment center in the living room. It can play CD's, plus has AM (forget it -- too much static) and FM (unwind the coiled antenna cable for best reception). BUT, what I used it for was the "AUDIO INPUT" capability. For this, you need to bring your own 1/4" to 1/4" (aka Mini-Plug) cable to connect your device like an iPod, SmartPhone, etc., to the back of the stereo unit and the "AUDIO INPUT" plug. You then need to use the included remote control (see pictures) and press the "FUNCTION" key on the remote until it cycles to the "Audio Input" selection. You can play stuff to your heart's content at this point. We got a lot of good use from this by playing off of our iPod and a little Spotify from my phone. See pictures I’ve uploaded about the portable stereo front/back and the remote control.

Note: If your portable stereo has a flashing "Standby" light, you will need to unplug it and leave it unplugged for about 15 minutes or so and plug it back in. Otherwise, it will never come on. The plug is behind the clunky Sony WEGA CRT TV on the shelf above the stereo. That TV is a bit heavy, so be careful as you try to angle it aside to get to the receptacles behind it. You have to look for the electrical plug that's feeding down to the shelf below it. That will be the stereo's plug.

So, a reminder that to use the Bravia TV in the bedroom as a large PC monitor via HDMI and the portable stereo in the living room to play stuff from your mp3 player/smartphone, you'll need two cables: HDMI cable for the bedroom and a 1/4" to 1/4" mini-plug cable for the stereo. Both cables are available very cheaply online. The audio 1/4" cable is probably available for a song at Radio Shack.

Random Notes:

You might want to bring a few things or else you can buy them there if need be, like condiments, sugar/Equal/Splenda, coffee, etc. BRING A COOLER BAG FOR THE BEACH!! You can pack stuff to eat or drink in the cooler bag. Glad we had a couple with us. No glass bottles allowed at the Villas pool, but you can bring bottles to the beaches.

There is a deli-type store just past the casino that has a lot of basics, plus beer/wine/liquor. You can get better prices if you actually go into town at a real grocery store. For example, a six pack of Heineken at the deli is $7 (still a bargain!), but it's closer to $5 at the grocery store we used.
There is a huge grocery store right next to Burger King just down the street from the resort. They will charge you $.25/bag, though, so bring some grocery bags with you to save that charge if you want. We went to a smaller grocery store further in town ("Le Grand Marche" -- you need to drive to it) before even noticing the new big store next to Burger King. The store next to Burger King is like a large supermarket, so there's lots of stuff there. We only went once late in the trip, so I couldn't compare prices between the two stores. But again, the small deli is also an easy choice for quick stuff. I think it's called the Pelican Deli.

ATMs nearby dispense dollars if you specify it. There's one next to the casino, but it was out of cash when I went. There's another past the deli, though.

Driving: If you rent a car, be prepared for a lot of speed bumps. Literal speed bumps, that is. You don't want to be cruising over those very fast! Roads are narrow. There is a lot of roundabouts on the island. Try to get a good map with actual street names or use Google Maps in the unit before venturing out for the day. The main road approaching the French side has a very dangerous/serious concrete drainage ditch running alongside of it. If you ever drifted into that thing, you'd be in trouble! Whenever we got lost, locals would be happy to point us in the right direction.

I’m including a picture of the Master Suite “Kitchen Manifest” to show you what you get at the Villas if you upgrade in terms of dishes/utensils/pots/pans. The coffee maker is an old-school Mr. Coffee. Note that it does NOT turn off automatically, so if you’re used to that at home, remember to turn it off! One thing they don’t give you in terms of supplies in the kitchen is a scrubber sponge. If you use any of the pans to cook eggs, you’re going to find it very hard to clean with the disposable dishrag they provide. They do provide small bottles of Palmolive dish detergent as well as paper towels. If you run out, I would just either let the desk know or snag some spares from one of the housekeeping carts they use, as they usually park those outside of the rooms they are cleaning.

Garbage: Chances are you’ll create some trash there. Housekeeping comes on Tuesday if you arrive on the weekend. If you have trash you want to get rid of outside of that time, they told us to just tie up the bags and leave them outside the room where housekeeping would pick them up. But what I did was just take the trash down the outside hall to the elevator where they had a combo trash can/ashtray unit.

Big trash bags are under the sink. Smaller trash can bags for the bedroom/bathroom are in the bathroom drawers.

If you want to turn on the lights on the balcony at night, the switch is kind of hidden between the curtains and the side of the wall unit in the living room. Kind of bright, though. I’d use the candle they provide (look in one of the bathroom vanity drawers).

Beaches: Mullet Bay was the best in terms of sheer beauty and pristine waters. Wow. BUT, there's hardly any breeze there, so it gets hot. You'll be in the water most of the time, but it's fantastically clear with no seaweed, etc. Check out Rosie’s Snack Bar (see picture here) for snacks/drinks at nice prices. Note: There are NO public bathroom facilities at Mullet Bay! There’s a guy there who charges a fee to use an outhouse. Just so you know…

Orient Beach is fun...much larger than Mullet and it's on the French side facing the Atlantic, so you get a steady breeze coming off the water to keep you cool. Suggestion: When you get to Orient Beach, don't just rent chairs right away. If you walk down the beach to your right, lots of the little bars along the beach have bargains where you get a chair/umbrella and a free drink for $7 or so. If you KEEP walking to the right, you'll eventually come up to the rocks that separate the totally nude area of the beach with the main area, but that's up to you! But well before you get to that part, you have all these beachside bars with their special offers.

Dawn Beach: Yuck! Unless you're staying at the Westin Resort there, this "beach" sucks. Nothing to see there.

Checkout tip: Our flight was leaving late in the day, but checkout is at 10am. You have to turn in your towels and get your "towel card" back from AquaMania as part of the checkout, so even though they will allow you to stay on the resort at the pool or whatever during the day post checkout, what about towels? Well, here's what you do: Go to the third floor gym area. Ask the attendant there for some towels (explain you are checked out but want to go to the pool). They will give you towels. Later, you can use the very nice gym locker rooms (outside the gym) to shower with fresh towels. If you ask the gym attendant, they might even let you have a locker key to store your stuff while showering. The locker rooms are very, very nice. I was really surprised.

Gym costs $10/day per couple -- $6/day single. $55/wk couples. We used it at the day rate several times. Nice gym. All Cybex equipment. The one attendant that was there most of the time was a sour-puss woman obviously not happy with her job.

If you need a cab, there's a driver named Ramon who works the hotel regularly. He charged all four of us $20 each way ($5/person each way) to take us to the Sunset Beach Bar at the end of the airport runway for a night when we didn’t want to drive. Otherwise, if you don’t want to use Ramon, the desk will call you a cab.

Fast food: Burger King was mentioned. Walking distance right down the street from the Villas. If you leave the resort with a car and drive to your RIGHT on "Welfare Road", there is a KFC fairly close. There's a Dominos, too.

Restaurants we liked:

Izi (Welfare Road up the street on your right. Walkable, but no sidewalks!)

Greenhouse right next to the resort.

Lee's (Welfare Road to your left right across from the Palm Resort) Nice live music every night.

The Buccaneer Beach Bar is literally right next to the Villas. It’s got happy hour at 4pm(?). On Sunday nights and Friday nights, they have what they call the “Buccaneer’s Fireballs” fire-dancing demonstrations. Google the bar for more info.

Beer note: A lot of the bars serve Heinekens in smaller bottles that look like 7 ouncers, so be aware of that during happy hours. So, that $2/Heineken isn't the great deal it looks like in the small bottles. Other beers come in 12 ounce sizes, like Corona, Caribe, Amstel "Brite" (like Corona), etc. 12 ounce Heine's are sold in stores, though, if you wish in bottles and cans.

Final note: You WILL be charged $50 on departure from the Villas for a “Timeshare Tax”. Boo! Plus, any incidentals like gym visits and/or bar fees.

OK, that’s enough of a review for me. Have fun! Contact me here if I can answer any more questions (if I can!).

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2012

Had a 2 bedroom 2 bath villa facing Simpson. We were located on the first floor and asked to be moved to a higher floor- just personal preference. They were able to accommodate us the next day. While the front desk staff was not jovial/happy-go-lucky, they were very helpful. Housekeeping staff was very friendly & even sent someone back to spray for Mosquitos that they noticed outside our room. Room was well appointed & stocked with backups of the disposable items- paper towels, dish soap, shampoo, etc. Full grocery store down the street, about 50percent more than we pay in US. Peli Deli shop, small store on resort has many items if you need to pickup something quick. Pool towels are provided. Paperback book exchange in lobby. Aqua mania is onsite and great for booking all kinds of water excursions. Would definitely stay here again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2012

So far the best time share property i've been too! I am so glad the my co worker invited to St. Maarten. We arrived at night about 10 mins from the airport by taxi. It was 3 of us girls ready to enjoy our summer vacation in style. Location, location,location right off the beach. The view was amazing over lookingthe ocean. I can't say anything bad about the property. It was clean, quite, big and spacious for 3 women. The pool was clean and open late, and swim up bar. The property is big with a lot of ammities. The staff was so friendly and helpful. Everyone knew our names. It is located nears to stores, Casino, great dinning. We was able to get around by bus, taxi and walking. If i ever make it back to St. Maarten I you can fine me at fommerly known at Pelica Marnia Residence, The Villas at Simpson Bay Resort & Marina.

Room Tip: We had the villas facing the pools on the 3rd floor which gave us an excellent views.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2012

We arrived at the Simpson bay on July 28, 2012.
Location: from airport to the hotel about 5-7mins $15-18 in taxi (we were 2 ppl)

Check In: as usual, a bit of a wait to check you in but they give you everything you need. They give the free wifi password, towel cards, room key and booklets

Room: We had room 612b junior suite.. double beds with/kitchenette only, very clean rooms, smaller then master suite but still nice. Kitchenette includes plates, cups, forks, knives, spoons, mini fridge, big sink with dish soap, cutting board, toaster,microwave, and bounty paper. Bathroom has two sinks with separate door to the toilet and shower. Room also comes with extra towels if needed. ....Room also includes a free in room SAFE..... Junior suite also has a connecting door to the master suite, ONLY accessible if you purchased the ENTIRE unite. which than means, two rooms, two bathrooms, two balconies, full kitchen,half kitchen and living room.

Room View: AMAzing View.. all rooms are oceanfront

Hotel Grounds: very clean

Hotel: they have a GYM where you can workout and look out onto the ocean during your workout<< very nice w/ lockers<< very clean and pretty

Pool: Swimup bar onsite, only downfall is that they are very limited on liquor.. i asked for a mojito but they did not have the stuff to make it... nice pool.. pool was lonely most of the time.

Restaurants: Very close to many restaurants near by! walking distance!

CAR: best way to get around the island is in car! you'll be able to visit so many places
I highly recommend Davin from downstairs car rental! he was great and will help you out with a car... Around 20$ a day << doesn't include insurance and deposit.. but still cheap

PPL & Currency: ppl on the island are very friend and everywhere you go they mostly use US Dollars

Recommendations: visit La Bamba Beach Bar<< walking distance from hotel, Orient Bay (frenchside), Great Bay, tantra nightclub, Lees restaurant, Greenhouse, maHo beach, Sunset beach bar, and Rancho Tequila Restaurant.

BTW AMAZINGGG SUNSET from this hotel!!!!!!!!!

Room Tip: All rooms are great and oceanfront... besides who goes to stay in a room << just saying loll
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2012

The great advantage is that this hotel (confusingly called "The Villas") is quite new and at a perfect location. The area is well kept and is nice for walks. If you want to spend the day on the beach, you just walk to another part of the resort that has a great beach (right in front of the Villas there is no beach, just rocks). With the facility as such I was very happy, the room was very spacious with a fully equipped kitchen, nice bathroom, all was crispy clean. There is a nice balcony with very comfy chairs and amazing views (we stayed on floor 7) and thanks to the layout, you have privacy at the balcony (altghough this is a large resort) so we spent a lot of time here. The A/C is effective and quiet. The only time I dealt with the staff (check-in/check-out) was professional and smooth. Room is nicely decorated with plenty of storage places (both in the room, kitchen and bathroom). Quiet at night. We felt safe here, altough no security was visible. There is a person letting cars in and out of the hotel parking lot, but they let in pretty much everybody (although you get a tag which should allow you in). There is a large in room safe. There is a new supermarket withing walking distance, plenty of restaurants. About a ten minute drive from the airport. All and all, we felt very good at this hotel and would stay here again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2012

Made our 3rd trip back to Simpson Bay last week, this time with our 11 and 16 year-olds. They had never stayed in the caribbean before, and informed us more than once this was their favorite vacation. We were concerned about visiting in the summer vs winter in the states, and are so glad we went. Weather was actually cooler than the states (average high 80's..so comfortable), water was so warm that we could walk right into the pools and ocean, no crowds to fight, lower rental costs (both car and villa), yet all activities were opened, including night life.

Although we have stayed in the older section of the Simpson Bay Resort in the past, this time we upgraded to a 2-bedroom at the Villas. Adrian, at Royal Resorts was great to work with! Although skeptical at first, it was well worth it. Older section is being improved but has a long way to go.

The 2-bedroom is the largest timeshare we have rented. Everything is brand new. Rooms were spotless, and view was awesome. Staff, as usual, were reserved, but kind. We always find that if we make the effort to say good morning with a smile, we get a positive response.

Definitely visit Maho Beach to see the planes arrive; and purchase your activities through Coco's Discounts. You get the same activities at quite a savings vs Aqua Mania at the resort. We have used them every time. Their brochure is at the airport, and they are located next to Pineapple Pete's restaurant right on the main strip of Simpson Bay.

We took the kids on the Rhino Riders and Bluebeard's catamaran to Prickly Pear. Both were so much fun, and for the first time, the kids actually enjoyed both activities without the use of electronics (e.g. no texting, i-pod, etc)...a miracle!

Our conclusion after travelling to many caribbean islands..there is no place like St Maarten! We will be back!

Room Tip: Ask for a room on the 3rd floor or higher for the best view!
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2012

We had been to the Pelican Resort before and loved it and now the new villas are built and have a wonderful location. The marina with many sunset tours, catamaran rides etc is right there. Our appartment was right over the pool with swim up bar and right on the water. We had two balconies, one for each bedroom and they were very comfortable. There were many restaurants on property and we did not need a rental car as there are island tours some of which are free - by the resort, and others that can be arranged like the Golden Eagle Tour. We hired a taxi for a ride from the airport for $18.00 for 3 persons. We saved all the car rental and driving hassles and cost. Meals on the island are mostly fairly pricey but since our "villa" had a full kitchen and a deli/grocery on site we could buy items for breakfast or meals in. Some items in the deli are expensive (over $8.00 a box for cereal). Others have good prices, like 2 for $7.00 bottles of wine that were good, pastries.The island imports all its food. Their primary industry is tourism and therefore the people really want to please and are friendly with a nice relaxed island feel. We were treated very well by all staff. The resort has changed ownership within the past year or so and many of the buildings are undergoing renovation. Hopefully the hotel will thrive under the new ownership.

Room Tip: the newest units are the "villas"- and are new and very clean and spacious.
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Property: The Villas at Simpson Bay Resort & Marina
Address: Billy Folly Road No. 37A, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Location: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Sint Maarten > Simpson Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Casino and Gambling Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 7 Hotels in Simpson Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Villas at Simpson Bay Resort & Marina 4*
Number of rooms: 83
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Villas at Simpson Bay Resort & Marina, your island hideaway with spacious Caribbean villas for luxury living. The ocean views are incredible and the resort has pools, restaurants and a water sports center. More fine restaurants and stores are just a short walk away in Simpson Bay. This resort is the perfect base for exploring St. Maarten, an island with Caribbean, French and Dutch ambiance. A privileged waterfront setting, with unparalleled location on the shore of Simpson Bay, Enjoy the best views of the Caribbean from your elegant, fully furnished and equipped Caribbean villa. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
The Villas At Simpson Bay Resort & Marina St. Maarten-St. Martin

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