Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino - Philipsburg (Sint Maarten)

19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, Philipsburg (Sint Maarten), Sint Maarten/Saint Martin  show map
 4 stars
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Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino - Philipsburg (Sint Maarten)

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid parking

24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Babysitting
Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Air conditioning

In-room air conditioning

All inclusive
Facilities for kids

Video games

Cribs/ Baby cots

Overview

Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino is a 4-star accommodation within 2.8 km of Kidsworld-SXM. The hotel was opened in 1972 in a 6-story European building and renovated in 2012.

The property is set 20 minutes' walk of the city center. The venue is close to the sandy beach with outdoor chaise lounges and umbrellas.

The hotel boasts close proximity to restaurants and bars.

Guests can reach Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino from Esperance airport within 15 minutes' drive.

Rooms

The property comprises 257 elegant rooms equipped with wireless internet, a laptop safe, a patio, a closet and a sofa. Some rooms include a panoramic view of the hills. The rooms come with luxurious décor along with white teak furniture.

Eat & Drink

The property features a casual restaurant serving local dishes. The hotel invites guests to the Lobby bar to relax with a drink. A variety of dishes are served in Roasted Rooster and Pasanggrahan Restaurant, which are 10 minutes’ walk away.

Services

Such business facilities as a business center, secretarial services and computer rental are also available on site.

Relax

Facials and massage will ensure guests a relaxing stay. The on-site activities include canoeing, diving and lawn tennis.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible at a location nearby for free.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   257.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Adults only
  • Luggage storage
  • Private beach
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Wind surfing
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Aqua fitness
  • Water skiing
  • Motor board
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Volleyball
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Table tennis

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • All inclusive
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Computer rental

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Video games

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Casino
  • Live entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Theater
  • Paid cabanas
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Mountain view
  • Island view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Paid mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Chaise lounges
  • Dining table
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Existing bedding FREE
All children
3 - 4 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed USD 95
Children above
4 years or adults
Extra bed USD 95
One child
Extra bed USD 45
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, Philipsburg (Sint Maarten), Sint Maarten/Saint Martin

Get directions
City Center
  • Philipsburg (Sint Maarten)
    1.2 km
Airports
  • Esperance (SFG)
    8.5 km
Restaurants
  • Roasted Rooster
    740 m
  • Pasanggrahan Restaurant
    770 m
Beaches
  • Little Bay Beach
    940 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    257

Hotel Awards

Saint MartinerHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPhilipsburg (Sint Maarten)Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Sint Maarten/Saint Martin

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Rooms and availability

Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino photos Exterior Hotel information
Miramar Butler One-Bedroom Suite
Sea view
  • Room size:

    45 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Kitchen unit
  • Dining table
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenware
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Room Description:

This spacious one bedroom suite features a private balcony or terrace with ocean views. The master bedroom is equipped with a king-size bed, a large bathroom, satellite TV, telephone, coffee maker, iPod docking station and ironing facilities. The kitchen is equipped with fridge, stove and dishwasher; while the spacious living area has flat-screen TV, dining table, seating and a pull-out sofa bed.

Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino photos Room
Deluxe Double Room Island View
Mountain view
  • Room size:

    37 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Coffee machine
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Room Description:

This double room has a balcony, mountain view and tile/marble floor.

Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino photos Exterior Hotel information
Beachfront Cabana Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    37 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Patio
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Telephone
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Room Description:

The newly refurbished beachfront cabana rooms are located on the first floor of the Flamboyant building. Each room comes with a private beach cabana. Cabanas are located right outside the room facing the beach offering expansive views of Great Bay.

Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino photos Room
Deluxe Double Room Ocean View
Sea view
  • Room size:

    37 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Room Description:

With panoramic views of Great Bay’s vibrant blue waters and white-sand beach, this room boasts teak furnishings that blend seamlessly with the environment. Each is located on the upper floors and features one king or two double beds.

Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino photos Room
Standard Room Island View
Island view
  • Room size:

    37 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Room Description:

Offering views of either the gardens, hills or nearby Mount Willem, this room features 1 King-size bed or 2 double beds. Maximum occupancy is 3 people.

Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino photos Room
Standard Room Ocean View
Sea view
  • Room size:

    37 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Coffee machine
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
  • iPod docking station
Room Description:

This room features views of Great Bay, the beach and pool areas, or the mile-long stretch of white-sand beach. It has 1 King-size bed or 2 double beds. Maximum occupancy is 3 people.

Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center1.1 km

Local attractions

  • The Yacht Club at Isle de Sol2.5 km
    Airport Road, Simpson Bay
  • Carousel Gelateria and Bar3.5 km
    60 Welfare Road
  • Dawn Beach4.9 km
    Dutch side of the Island, Philipsburg
  • St. Maarten Candy Man2.5 km
    Boardwalk, Near Bobby's Marina Great Bay Boardwalk
  • Kim Sha Beach4.1 km

Near the hotel

  • Frontstreet890 m
  • Joe\'s Jewelry950 m
    60 & 66 Front Street No. 40
  • Boardwalk980 m
    Front Street and Back Street
  • Philipsburg Courthouse980 m
    Front Street
  • Little Bay Beach940 m
    PhilipsburgSt Maarten-St Martin
  • DK Gems International960 m
    Frontstreet 69A
  • Wathey Square980 m

Restaurants nearby

  • Roasted Rooster740 m

    Address: 101 Front Street

    75% likes this, based on 43 reviews

  • Barefoot Restaurant960 m

    Address: Cyrus Wathey Square
    Phone: 599 542-0360

    76% likes this, based on 111 reviews
    Price Range: NZD 13 - NZD 20

  • Pasanggrahan Restaurant770 m

    Address: 19 Front Street

    74% likes this, based on 33 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    257

Hotel Awards

Saint MartinerHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPhilipsburg (Sint Maarten)Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Sint Maarten/Saint Martin

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Cities nearby
  • Oyster Pond hotels - 4 km
  • Baie Nettle hotels - 8 km
  • Simpson Bay hotels - 6 km
  • Cole Bay hotels - 4 km
  • Baie Orientale hotels - 7 km
  • Pelican Key hotels - 5 km
  • Saint Martin hotels - 6 km
  • Sint Maarten hotels - 3 km
  • Guana Bay hotels - 3 km
  • Anse Marcel hotels - 10 km

Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 56 reviews

Rating by category:

Value
7.2
Location
8.4
Rooms
7.3
Service
6.2

Guest reviews

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino - Philipsburg (Sint Maarten) Philipsburg (Sint Maarten) location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    19 Little Bay Road, Philipsburg, Philipsburg (Sint Maarten), Sint Maarten/Saint Martin

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Philipsburg (Sint Maarten)
      1.2 km
    Airports
    • Esperance (SFG)
      8.5 km
    Restaurants
    • Roasted Rooster
      740 m
    • Pasanggrahan Restaurant
      770 m
    Beaches
    • Little Bay Beach
      940 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2012
    • Number of floors:
      6
    • Number of rooms:
      257

    Hotel Awards

    Saint MartinerHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPhilipsburg (Sint Maarten)Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Spa Hotels in Sint Maarten/Saint Martin

    Use Badge