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5.0 out of 5

"Beautiful location, nice rooms. I booked through travelocity my sister booked directly through hotel and she had a much bigger and better located room ... " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 25 Jun 2019

Hotel Description

5-star beachfront hotel near Maho Beach

On the beach

Stay at this Les Terres Basses hotel and you'll be within 2 miles (3 km) of Maho Beach and 6 miles (10 km) of Marigot Market. Also within 9 miles (15 km) are Grand Case Beach and Happy Bay.

Poolside dining

This luxury hotel features a private beach, a full-service spa, and 3 restaurants. Enjoy beachfront dining and relax with sun loungers and beach umbrellas. Families will appreciate the children's club, kid-friendly dining, and in-room childcare.

Free WiFi, iPod docks

Boasting comforts such as Frette Italian sheets and down comforters, the 83 guestrooms offer thoughtful touches like espresso makers and bathrobes. Other amenities include free WiFi, furnished balconies or patios, and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels.

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 7 Max

Royal Suite (Baie Royal)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite (Baie Longue)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite (Happy Baie)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Belmond La Samanna ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Belmond La Samanna

Family (1)
5 out of 5
Beautiful location, nice rooms. I booked through travelocity my sister booked directly through hotel and she had a much bigger and better located room. Beach was too rough to swim the first few days although gorgeous.

Posted by on Jun 25, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 3, 2019 by Eleonore

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for the kind review. We would love to welcome you back and offer you an upgrade next time and a quieter swim. Warm regards, Eleonore Astier-Petin General Manager Belmond La Samanna

5 out of 5

La Samanna

Best hotel on the island of St. Martin. Upscale, private, wonderful service and beautiful beach!

Posted by on May 18, 2007

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Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from March 30 2020 to November 30 2020 (dates subject to change).

The property is closed between July 24 and November 06.

Property Features

Step outside to unwind on the sand beach. Enjoy the umbrellas and sun loungers for a relaxing day at the beach. At Belmond La Samanna you can cool off in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. There are 3 restaurants on site, along with a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges, a beach bar, and a poolside bar. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. This luxury hotel also offers outdoor tennis courts, a fitness center, and a garden. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Les Terres Basses hotel.

  • 83 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 16 buildings
  • 3 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 130 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1972
  • Bar on the beach
  • Bar by the pool
  • Deli
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Cabanas by the pool (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Water dispenser

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • On private beach
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 3
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Princess Juliana Intl. Airport (SXM) (5.4 km / 3.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free cruise terminal shuttle; airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Belmond La Samanna offers 83 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature iPod docking stations and DVD players. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Beds feature Frette Italian sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. 49-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Espresso makers and minibars are provided. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottled water. Microwaves, in-room massages, and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Microwave available
  • Espresso maker
  • Coffee maker
  • Frette Italian linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy to-go breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

L'Oursin - Overlooking the ocean, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

Corail - This poolside buffet restaurant specializes in Caribbean cuisine and serves breakfast and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Laplaj - This beach restaurant specializes in Caribbean cuisine and serves lunch and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Baue Lounge Bar - This lobby lounge overlooks the ocean. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Beach Bar - This beachfront cocktail bar specializes in Caribbean cuisine and serves lunch and light fare. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a private beach and outdoor tennis courts. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

Children under 11 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Boat on site
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Ziplining nearby
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Beach yoga on site
  • Jet skiing nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Boat tours on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Sailing nearby

Spa Services

La Samanna Spa has 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 13 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 3
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Minimum age to access spa is 13
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Guests arriving after 10:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 11 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 150 per accommodation, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 150 per stay
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 25 lbs)
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds, rollaway/extra beds, and high chair

Heating is not provided

Parties and events are allowed on site

Long-term renters welcome

This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds, rollaway/extra beds, and high chair. Heating is not provided. Parties and events are allowed on site. This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products. Long-term renters welcome. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

  • One child stays free
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Car recommended
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Long-term renters welcome
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Events/parties allowed
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • No elevators
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit is payable by wire transfer and is due within 24 hours of booking the reservation.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for to-go breakfast: USD 35 for adults and USD 17.50 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 35 per person (one-way)
  • Pet deposit: USD 150 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 150 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Samanna Hotel Les Terres Basses
  • Samanna Les Terres Basses
  • Belmond Samanna Hotel Les Terres Basses
  • Belmond Samanna Hotel
  • Belmond Samanna Les Terres Basses
  • Belmond Samanna
  • Belmond La Samanna Hotel
  • Belmond La Samanna Les Terres Basses
  • Belmond La Samanna Hotel Les Terres Basses

You should know

  • Belmond La Samanna offers transfers from the cruise terminal and airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • One child 11 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has received its official star rating from the French Tourism Development Agency, ATOUT France.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.