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Esmeralda Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Toronto
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed in Room 436 with 2 queen beds. Spotless bedding and bathroom facilities. There is no receptionist on between 10:30 pm and 7 am (there is a security person). It was almost 10 pm when I showed up. The lady on Reception had some brilliantly coloured braids (Joelene?), & as I was walking with a cane she held my...

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Claudie N, General Manager at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

we thank you very much and appreciate your comments. we are glad you enjoy your stay with us

King City, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a unique resort on the French side of St.Martin. It is comprised of a group of individual buildings each housing 4 units with their own pool. I believe there are 18 buildings over a few acres. In the middle of the compound is a restaurant which provides breakfasts and also open for dinners. The individual units are clean...

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Claudie N, General Manager at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

we thank you very much for your nice comments this will help a lot of futur guests. for electric plug in bathrooms, French laws are very strict, it's the reason why we cannot have 220 volts in bathrooms. we our best regards

Cadillac, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Club Orient and was not impressed with our stay there. After staying at the Esmeralda Resort we found that there is a much better place to stay to be close to the orient beach and be nude. Although Esmeralda is not a nude resort, they are open minded.... They also have TVs in the rooms (helps a...

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Claudie N, General Manager at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

thank vou very much for your kind comments. you are welcome to come back

Brentwood, CA, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a 5-star hotel, but a good place to stay if you want the French side of the island. Centrally located, convenient to Grand Case and Orleans, and the ferries at Oyster Pond and Marigot. The grounds and facilities are in need of a bit of TLC to make it a lot nicer, but all in all it's good. Yes,...

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Sergeant Bluff, IA
Reviewed 18 April 2017

As soon as we landed in St. Maarten (Dutch side), we felt welcomed. The shuttle was waiting for us to take us to The Esmeralda (we paid ahead of time for the shuttle.) When arriving at Esmeralda, we were immediately welcomed by Eli in the reception area. He checked us in and gave us directions and advice to where to...

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USA
Reviewed 9 April 2017

First and foremost: The staff. The front desk is usually staffed by only one person, and for the times we had the most questions it was Eliu who attended us. He serves as the receptionist, operator, concierge and shop clerk. He manages to do all of the above exceptionally well, which is rare in the hospitality industry. He has managed...

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Claudie N, General Manager at Esmeralda Resort, responded to this review

we thank you very much for your descriptive comments. this will help a lot of guests.

Sandisfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 April 2017

My husband and I just came back from the esmeralda wed. after 6 night stay there. I can not say enough about the place from the staff, to the actual accomodations to the location. It is laid out in a fashion that wherever your room is it is convenient to something. We were across from the lobby and the Astrolabe,...

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thank you very much we appreciate your comments

Norfolk
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We have stayed at Esmerelda almost every year since 2001, and I cannot say enough good things about this resort. The location, staff and relaxed casual atmosphere make this a true vacation spot. While not luxurious, the resorts furnishings are well appointed and comfortable. The proximity to CoCo Beach cannot be beat - the restaurant there is delightful with excellent...

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thank you very much for your nice comments

Oakville, Canada
Reviewed 5 April 2017

From the moment we arrived Eliu made us feel welcome, after showing us to our accommodation his suggestion to just chill for the first night and go to the Coco beach cafe to grab a bite was right on. From that point on, any time we went into reception for any reason, he in the evenings or Audrey during the...

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thank you very much for your comments. we are glad you enjoy your stay with us.

Reviewed 5 April 2017

I visited many hotels on the island to find the right place to stay for my parents. Esmeralda Resort is great value for money. The large, green property scattered with small buildings with each only 4 spacious rooms - and each building with its own pool - is wonderful if you're looking for peace and privacy. The access to the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ESMERALDA RESORT, situated on the magnificent white sands of Orient Bay in French St. Martin offers just 65 rooms and suites spread among elegant tropical gardens in 17 villas. Esmeralda is the only four star hotel in St Martin on Orient Beach.Esmeralda's Coco Beach Bar offers beachfront lunch & cocktails. L'Astrolabe, the resort's fine dining restaurant offers French Creole and Continental cuisine. Guests receive dining privileges at 12 + restaurants in Orient Bay. Only minutes to more fine dining,shopping and entertainment. Rooms include a kitchenette, king bed, sitting area and patio. What makes this property so special is it's unique plantation style layout with only four rooms or suites per villa. For privacy, each villa has its own swimming pool and each accommodation has its own private entrance and terrace... Guests may reserve anything from a single superior or deluxe room or a generous sized suite or an entire 3 - 5 bedroom villa. Due to the way this resort in St Martin is situated on the property that is perpendicular to the beach there is limited availability in the two ocean front villas that include the Presidential Suites and deluxe oceanfront rooms. All superior and deluxe rooms include kitchenettes. Suites offer full kitchens and large living rooms. Guests enjoy the peaceful surroundings and a cordial, pampering yet unobtrusive on-site multi-lingual staff prepared to assist with any special needs. Esmeralda offers free use of beach chairs & umbrellas. Each accommodation has a fully equipped kitchenette (suites have fully equipped kitchens including dishwasher), large tile bath with hair dryer plus a 110 outlet for shavers only, color satellite TV, room safe, air conditioning with ceiling fan, daily maid service. All bedrooms have Color TV by satellite (8 channels and video system), telephone, private safe, A/C, ceiling fan, private, furnished terrace, kitchenette with micro wave, electric coffee pot, refrigerator and dishes. SUPERIOR, DELUXE AND OCEANFRONT ROOMS: King or two double beds, kitchenette. Maximum occupancy: 2 people. Superior rooms have garden view and are generally located further from the beach. Deluxe rooms are a bit larger located nearer the pool. Oceanfront rooms are located nearest the beach. SUPERIOR SUITES: Spacious living room and bedroom area with king size four poster bed and full size pull-out sofa bed plus a fully equipped kitchen. Maximum occupancy: 2 adults & 2 children. PRESIDENTIAL SUITES: Large dining and living room area with full size sofa bed, separate master bedroom with king size colonial bed, TV in living room and master bedroom, 1 1/2 baths, radio/cassette/CD player and fully equipped kitchen. Suite is oceanfront. Maximum occupancy: 4 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Esmeralda Resort

Address: Baie Orientale | BP 5141, Orient Bay 97071, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Region: Caribbean > St. Maarten-St. Martin > Saint-Martin > Orient Bay
Price Range: £133 - £307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Esmeralda Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
Esmeralda Hotel Orient Bay
Esmeralda Hotel Marigot
Esmeralda Resort Marigot
Esmeralda St Martin
Esmeralda Resort St Martin
Renaisance Esmeralda Resort
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“436 very quiet guests mainly 40+ something couples. Usually had pool to myself. Mobility issues check when booking for no steps & ramps”
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orped, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“closer to beach, of course. ask for an upgrade at check-in and they will honor it, i am told.”
happytravelerrn, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a villa that not have anyone else in it for your stay, or part of your stay.”
S2693GVtoma, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Seem to all be good, villas w/ 4 rooms each surrounding a swimming pool. It was nice and quiet. There are very sweet cats on the property.”
mqosjan, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you want a room close to the beach, book 1 year in advance.”
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