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Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

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A serene Caribbean haven, the 257-room Great Bay Beach Resort is located on a one-mile stretch of soft white beach near the vibrant capital of Philipsburg. This four-star property invites guests to unwind with three swimming pools, four restaurants, four bars, fitness center, Golden Casino and water sports center
  • Address: 19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg St Martin / St Maarten
  • Phone: 721-542-2446
  • Toll Free: 800-223-0757
  • Currency Accepted: Dollar, Euro, Guilder
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Amex, Visa, Debit, Mastercard, Discover


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Hotel Amenities

  • Concierge services
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Fitness facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant(s) in hotel
  • Breakfast available
  • Safe-deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Express check-out
  • Express check-in
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Parking
  • Smoke-free property
  • Internet
  • Serenity Spa
  • Golden Casino
  • Logo Shop
  • Dive Shop

Ratings & Reviews

  • TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

    Based on 4331 reviews
3 Stars
Oct 31, 2017
Lights out at Sonesta

Very inviting and intimate lobby area, friendly staff. Rooms in need of some major updates. A/c went out, but to their credit we were given vouchers for a return trip. Food was magnificent. Guest activities amazing.

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5 Stars
Oct 21, 2017
Perfect week of Relaxation

Had a wonderful time at this hotel. laying on the white sandy beach taking in the gorgeous water and dozing into a refreshing nap. Amazing. Food was great, room was great , staff was amazing , always greeting you with a warm inviting smile . What a fantastic week indeed.

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5 Stars
Oct 17, 2017
Nadeige M
An unforgettable experience!

This was my third time staying at this resort but this time I went to with a loved one. It was the perfect place for a romantic getaway. Our room was refurnished, super clean and spacious yet cozy with gorgeous views of the bay. Our first night, we dined at il Pescatore and although the food (and dessert) was delicioussss, the intimate atmosphere set the precedent for the entire weekend making it very special for us. We enjoyed jet skiing together, rented a jeep and toured the island, walked around Philipsburg, played a few rounds at Golden Casino, danced and of course spent our days by the pool or on the beach. The entire staff was amazing especially at the front desk, restaurants and the tour desk. The Anchor Swim-Up bar was so convenient too! We hope to go back again real soon.

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3 Stars
Oct 13, 2017
Friendly atmosphere

Small, but nice resort. I wouldn't recommend for the handicapped because everything was on different levels. The ramps were steep and difficult to maneuver. The food was okay, but nothing exciting. There were roaches in the room at night. We informed the front desk and they had the maid spray with a can of bug spray each day, but the roaches never went away. Very friendly atmosphere, and met some really nice people.

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5 Stars
Oct 12, 2017
Great place, friendly staff and great location

Great vacation. Loved the staff, everyone was so friendly. Food was great and full of flavour. Water was a little choppy. Great walk along beach to Philisburg. Bus is great to get around town. Hope everything gets fixed after hurricane. Want to go back in 2018.

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