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Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

4-star4 stars
Little Bay Rd 19PhilipsburgSint Maarten

Philipsburg beachfront resort with spa, casino
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsFor every 10 nights, get 1 free*!
Good7.2
Location
Great location
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Food
Food is all right
Room
Room is all right
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Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 257 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-noon
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Caters to adults only
  • All-inclusive (taxes and gratuities included)
  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • 4 restaurants
  • 4 bars/lounges
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Furnished balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

All inclusive

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included. Additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.
Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)
  • Meals and beverages at companion properties

Activities and facilities/equipment
All onsite activities and use of facilities and equipment are included.

Water activities
  • Snorkeling

Land activities
  • Fitness facilities
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games
  • Dancing
  • Yoga

Entertainment
  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Onsite live performances
  • Theme parties

Not included
  • Golf green fees
  • Use of golf cart
  • Use of golf equipment
  • Motorized water sports
  • Sailboats
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Tennis lessons
  • Windsurfing equipment
  • Bottled wine
  • Bottled liquor
  • Airport transfers
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities

Spa

The full-service Serenity Spa offers guests a variety of soothing and relaxing services, including hot stone massage, deep-tissue massage, aromatherapy massage, couple's massage, and detoxifying and cellulite treatments. Manicures and pedicures, body scrubs, and massages on the beach are available. Surcharges apply for all treatments and services.

Dining

Bay View - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Il Pescatore - This seafood restaurant overlooks the ocean and specializes in seafood. Open select days.

Water's Edge - This restaurant overlooks the ocean and specializes in Italian cuisine. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Pizzaria Capri - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine.

Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten’s small print

Also known as

  • Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort Casino All Inclusive Philipsburg
  • Sonesta Great Bay All Inclusive Beach Resort Casino Philipsburg
  • Sonesta Great Bay Beach Casino Philipsburg
  • Great Bay Beach Resort Casino Philipsburg
  • Great Bay Beach Resort Casino
  • Great Bay Beach Casino Philipsburg
  • Great Bay Beach Resort Casino Spa

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

What’s around Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Landmarks

  • On the beach
  • Great Bay Beach - 1 min walk
  • Little Bay Beach - 10 min walk
  • Yoda Guy Movie Exhibit - 12 min walk
  • Philipsburg Courthouse - 15 min walk
  • Cyrus Wathey Square - 15 min walk
  • Fort Amsterdam - 15 min walk
  • University of St. Martin - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Philipsburg (SXM-Princess Juliana Intl.) - 16 min drive
  • Grand Case (SFG-L'Esperance) - 24 min drive
  • The Valley (AXA-Clayton J. Lloyd Intl.) - 79 min drive
  • Free self parking

Great Bay Beach Resort, Casino & Spa, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

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