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    Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

    19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
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    Overview
    • Excellent32%
    • Very good40%
    • Average16%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible5%
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    “great bay” (681 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 10 March 2016

    we had an amazing vacation last April-everything we experienced was only positive.We loved it because it is all inclusive and adult only. We had a beautiful room,very private from the rest. the food was very good,staff was very accomedating.We are returning this April and can't...More

    2  Thank Virginia H
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 22 March 2016

    Dear Virginia H, What a great time! Thank you for sharing your stay here on Trip Advisor. Also thank you for the review and for choosing Sonesta again! Kind Regards - Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

    Reviewed 10 March 2016

    Really loved our stay at Great Bay Sonesta. Great service, great food. BBQ night was awesome! Strong drinks! Ice cold beer whenever you want it. Great Pizza! Great pools with awesome view of the bay and the cruise ships! Fun evening entertainment. Close walk to...More

    3  Thank Clint H
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 16 March 2016

    Dear Clint H, We are so very pleased to hear about your stay and how much you enjoyed Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort. Hope you can make a return visit one day! - Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator guestservices@mahobeach.com

    Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

    Had a Great stay ! Would definitely stay at Sodesto Great Bay again. St maarten is beautiful. I had a wonderful vacation and would recommend this resort. Staff was friendly and accommodating. Food was great. I read the reviews before the trip and felt people...More

    5  Thank Jen Z
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 22 March 2016

    Dear Jen Z, Thank you for the review and we are pleased to hear about your relaxing stay. We do hope you return one day! Sunny Salutations, - Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

    Reviewed 9 March 2016

    Review of Sonesta Great Bay for stay 2/26 – 3/4/16 Overall, good value for the money, would return. Positives: Staff very friendly and engaged with guests. Food of good quality for an all-inclusive Resort was generally clean in most areas. Constructive criticism: Need more staff...More

    5  Thank pzkob
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 22 March 2016

    Dear pzkob Thank you for the review and we are pleased to hear about your relaxing stay. Great suggestion, I will pass it along! We do hope you return one day! Sunny Salutations, - Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

    Reviewed 8 March 2016

    arrived to find elevators not working,room on 7th flr(garden view very damp)tried to get room change 3 days later gave up & unpacked.this was my 2nd visit & I was very disappointed the food was mediocre,some staff very unfriendly,however was recognized & greeted warmly by...More

    3  Thank Joanne W
    Response from LiveMaho, Guest Engagement Coordinator at Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & SpaResponded 9 March 2016

    Dear Joanne W, Thank you for choosing Great Bay Beach Resort in St. Maarten. Thank you also for writing a review which I have shared with the management team. Warm regards from sunny St. Maarten, - Martha Guest Engagement Coordinator

    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Casino and Gambling
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Adult pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$546 - US$770 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Philipsburg
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Philipsburg
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 257
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    • Location
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    • St Martin / St Maarten >
    • Sint Maarten >
    • Philipsburg
    • Also Known As
    • Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort And Casino ,
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    • St Martin Great Bay Hotel ,
    • Sonesta Philipsburg ,
    • Great Bay Beach Hotel ,
    • Philipsburg Sonesta ,
    • St Maarten Great Bay Hotel ,
    • Hotel Sonesta Great Bay Beach ,
    • Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa St Martin / St Maarten/Philipsburg
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    TBacchi2013
    14 September 2017|
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    Response from majorrmajor6 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, that's my understanding also, Sonesta will give refunds for booking between through 2017. I hope you will be able to contact them soon for further information,
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    13 September 2017|
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    Response from Brenda B | Reviewed this property |
    Hey there I just saw your question. The news is that SunVacations bought the Great Bay Resort. I’m not sure about the Maho resorts if they were bought also. But here is a youtube. ://youtu.be/CYOnDdqFYRs
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    "Ocean view is a must...we weren't able to upgrade when we got there :("
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