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“Amazing hotel full of surprises”
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Hotel L'Esplanade
Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Grand Case
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 2, 2013

When we checked in for our 2 night stay we were pleasantly surprised to find that we were upgraded to rm 16. The hotel clerk took us to our room and showed us around and afterwards we both hugged her. We had never been in a suite like that before. The balcony was private, had a sweeping view of Grand Case and a hammock. I loved the rich wood ceiling and the expansive shower. The poolside bar is not to be missed. Alan made us the best grilled lobster of our trip and provided us great company. It was hard for me to drag my husband away from the poolbar. The walk to Grand Case was short and had several security guards along the way. We will definitely be back!

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  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 24, 2012

My loved one and I spent one week here and we fell in love with this hotel and the Island. This hotel cannot be beat! It is exceptionally clean, has spacious rooms with outstanding views, an intimate feel, a great bar and bartender, offers a variety of services and is located within a 5 minute walk of the finest restaurants on the Island. You can even have a romantic poolside dinner cooked and served by Alan, who is an excellent creole chef as well as a great bartender. His drinks pack pure dynamite and he relishes in seeing the happy faces of guests as the libations loosen them up and contribute to the barside banter. Ask him to make you a new drink he developed while we were there called the "Sacre Bleu", he'll know who sent you. In short you cannot go wrong at this hotel, they have everything under control and will assist you in any way possible with just about anything you need. However if you are flying to St. Martin do yourself a great big favor and DON'T FLY SPIRIT AIR, THEY ARE AN ABYSMAL CARRIER WHO WILL CHEAT YOU AND NICKEL AND DIME YOU UNTIL YOU WIND UP PAYING MORE THAN YOU WOULD ON A MORE LEGITIMATE CARRIER.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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5  Thank Pompero F
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Reviewed December 22, 2012

Me and my fiance just spent 3 nights there and fell in love. The location was great, the views were great, the rooms were amazing, and they even had a fun happy hour with Alan making some terrific cocktails. If i visited St. Martin again I could not imagine staying anywhere else.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank brianuman
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Reviewed December 20, 2012

My husband and I just spent 3 nights here. This is a lovely, charming hotel. If you are looking for a big resort with all the bells and whistles than this is not for you. This hotel is understated elegance in a lovely setting. While there is no restaurant you can order continental breakfast items the night before to be brought to your room in the morning. They also have food service at the pool during the day. All rooms face the water and have lovely balconies. I absolutely loved it and will be back

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1  Thank Val M
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Reviewed December 17, 2012

Just spent three nights at this property and the reviews are quite accurate. You will not find a cleaner, better located, well run, and relaxing property than L'Esplande. The room was spacious and the views are spectacular. The property is about 5 minutes from some of the finest restaurants on the island. We will definitely be back and applaud the owners of the property for creating such a wonderful destination for people looking to spend some time on the best island in the caribbean. Thanks again for creating a memorable anniversary for my wife and I.

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank ScottPG
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Reviewed December 17, 2012

l'esplanade is this nice quiet relaxing hotel near the beach, awsome pool n bar the staff is nice their always ready to serve whit a smile (that helps sometimes "lol") other than that the area is secured, n the rooms are absolutly excellent i loved my stay at l'esplanad and looking forword to doing this again !!

  • Stayed: December 2012, traveled solo
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3  Thank Tarzan38
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Reviewed December 16, 2012

Wonderful hotel overlooking the best beach on the island. The poolside bar and grill may be the most relaxing place we were all trip. Be sure to ask Tammy to make a Lights Out rum punch for you. The best.

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Additional Information about Hotel L'Esplanade

Address: On the Hill of Grand Case | St. Martin, Grand Case 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
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Location: Caribbean > St Martin / St Maarten > Saint-Martin > Grand Case
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 8 Hotels in Grand Case
Price Range: $245 - $495 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel L'Esplanade 4.5*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Amid lush tropical gardens, affording its visitors privacy without sacrificing its panoramic ocean views. Spacious interiors blend harmoniously with the Mediterranean architecture. Magical sunsets come to you on your private terrace to touch your soul. A delightful footpath leads you on a journey of discovery. We invite you to find your own rhythm, knowing that our staff is there to ensure that your every day is a perfect day, knowing that your comfort is our excellence and with us, you are home. For those who appreciate privacy, enjoy an uncrowded atmosphere, gracious hospitality and seek relaxation in exclusive, blissful surroundings...Welcome to Hotel L'Esplanade. Introducing our new Ti Spa for all of your beauty and relaxation needs! ... more   less 
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