Sonesta Great Bay All Inclusive Beach Resort, Casino & Spa

Little Bay Rd 19, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
+1 721 542 2446


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Overall guest ratings

7.3/10 Good
Based on 386 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 9.3
  • 9.0
  • 6.0
  • 5.3

Good to know

  • Great menu
  • Friendly service
  • Friendly atmosphere


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    With a stay at Sonesta Great Bay All Inclusive Beach Resort, Casino & Spa in Philipsburg, you'll be on the beach and minutes from Little Bay Beach and Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit. This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Fort Amsterdam and Philipsburg Courthouse.


    Make yourself at home in one of the 257 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and free minibar items. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters and Egyptian cotton sheets. Rooms have private furnished balconies. Flat-screen televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries.


    Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. Before a night out at the casino, the 3 outdoor swimming pools are a perfect way to relax and recharge. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.


    This resort is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

    Grab a bite at one of the resort's 4 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held daily. Relax with a refreshing drink from a poolside bar or one of the 4 bars/lounges. A complimentary buffet breakfast is included.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Event facilities at this resort consist of a conference center and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

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    • Complimentary breakfast
    • Fitness center
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
    • Business center
    • Car rental
    • Concierge service
    • Gift shop
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Casino
    • Spa
    • Hot tub
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Beachfront
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Laundry service
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Pets not allowed
    • Free parking
    • Wedding services
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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    7.3 Good
    Based on 386 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
    • 9.0 "Wonderful beach."
    • 8.9 "Pool is good."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
    • 7.6 "Tasty food."
    • 6.0 "Average cleanliness."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.2 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.1 "Average comfort."
    • 4.8 "Bad amenities."
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    Overall Rating

    7.3 Good
    Based on 366 reviews
    • 9.2 "Excellent pool."
    • 9.2 "Wonderful beach."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      9.8 "98% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 7.8 "Tasty food."
      7.7 "77% loved the menu selection."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
      8.0 "80% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.5 "75% said the reception staff was great."
    • 6.2 "Average cleanliness."
      5.4 "Only 54% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.6 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.5 "Average comfort."
      5.0 "Beds were acceptable for 50%."
      5.9 "For only 59%, the noise level was all right."
    • 5.1 "Rooms are ok."
      5.4 "Only 54% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.0 "Beds were acceptable for 50%."
    • 4.8 "Bad amenities."
      4.9 "51% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.3 "97% thought the facilities needed updating."
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    Overall Rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 3 reviews
    • 7.9 "Tasty food."
    • 7.5 "Good service."

    Overall Rating

    7.3 Good
    Based on 15 reviews
    • 8.1 "Great service."
      8.3 "83% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.7 "Tasty food."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
    Hotel type
    Beach Hotel
    Guests consider it an awesome beach hotel.
    Good to know
    "Great menu"
    "Friendly service"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
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