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
Parking

Paid parking

24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Babysitting
Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Air conditioning
All inclusive
Facilities for kids

Video games

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
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Wind surfing
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Aqua fitness
  • Water skiing
  • Motor board
  • Tennis court
  • Volleyball
  • Billiard 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
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • All inclusive
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service

Children's facilities

  • Cots
  • Video games

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Casino
  • Live entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Theatre
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Mountain view
  • Island view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Dining table
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

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

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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

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City Centre
  • Philipsburg (Sint Maarten)
    4000 ft
Airports
  • Esperance (SFG)
    5.3 mi
  • Grand Case (CCE)
    5.3 mi
Restaurants
  • Roasted Rooster
    2500 ft
  • Pasanggrahan Restaurant
    2600 ft
Beaches
  • Little Bay Beach
    3100 ft
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

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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:

    485 sq. feet

  • 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:

    400 sq. feet

  • 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:

    400 sq. feet

  • 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 situated 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:

    400 sq. feet

  • 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:

    400 sq. feet

  • 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:

    400 sq. feet

  • 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
  • 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.

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center3700 ft

Local attractions

  • The Yacht Club at Isle de Sol1.5 mi
    Airport Road, Simpson Bay
  • Carousel Gelateria and Bar2.2 mi
    60 Welfare Road
  • Dawn Beach3.0 mi
    Dutch side of the Island, Philipsburg
  • St. Maarten Candy Man1.5 mi
    Boardwalk, Near Bobby's Marina Great Bay Boardwalk
  • Kim Sha Beach2.6 mi

Near the hotel

  • Frontstreet3000 ft
  • Joe\'s Jewelry3200 ft
    60 & 66 Front Street No. 40
  • Boardwalk3300 ft
    Front Street and Back Street
  • Philipsburg Courthouse3300 ft
    Front Street
  • Little Bay Beach3100 ft
    PhilipsburgSt Maarten-St Martin
  • DK Gems International3200 ft
    Frontstreet 69A
  • Wathey Square3300 ft

Restaurants nearby

  • Roasted Rooster2500 ft

    Address: 101 Front Street

    75% likes this, based on 43 reviews

  • Barefoot Restaurant3200 ft

    Address: Cyrus Wathey Square
    Phone: 599 542-0360

    76% likes this, based on 111 reviews
    Price Range: USD 10 - USD 15

  • Pasanggrahan Restaurant2600 ft

    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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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 74 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 Centre
    • Philipsburg (Sint Maarten)
      4000 ft
    Airports
    • Esperance (SFG)
      5.3 mi
    • Grand Case (CCE)
      5.3 mi
    Restaurants
    • Roasted Rooster
      2500 ft
    • Pasanggrahan Restaurant
      2600 ft
    Beaches
    • Little Bay Beach
      3100 ft
    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