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“Beyond our expectations”

Review of Farniente

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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Cupecoy Bay, Sint Maarten, St Martin / St Maarten

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Jennifer...
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27 reviews
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“A little disappointed”
Reviewed 22 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

The villa was nice, but for the price you pay for this, certain things should've been better.
The bottom sheet on my bed continually came off, they need to get sheets that fit the beds properly. The deck furniture with cushions was very nice, but the lounge chairs you lay out in were very old and uncomfortable, they need to be replaced. The beach that we thought we were going to use had nude sunbathers. We had 4 children with us. There is a sign that clearly states no nudity, but no one enforces it. This was a major disappointment. We had an absolutely beautiful beach right out our door practically that we could've used, but couldn't. If that beach is for the villa residents, then the association should enforce the rules. We had to pack everyone up and drive to a more appropriate location. The housekeeping we had each day was also not up to par, for what you pay for. We had 3 cockroaches throughout the week. It is a beautiful place, but they need to give it more TLC.

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Liked best: The view, minus the nude sunbathers.
Liked least: The nude sunbathers
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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mjg255
New York City, New York
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Beyond our expectations”
Reviewed 27 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Thank you Farniente for a vacation to St. Maarten that we won't soon forget. The house was absolutely beautiful and met our expectations perfectly.

The only regret is that we didn't have more time to enjoy it; we stayed a week and traveled around the entire island.

The staff was very friendly, accommodating and willing to help with any questions we had. We'd certainly recommend this house to anyone looking to visit SXM with a large group.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Reviewed 20 December 2013 for a stay in September 2013

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Reviewed 16 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

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Reviewed 21 March 2013 for a stay in February 2012

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Reviewed 9 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013
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Reviewed 2 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013

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