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Recent Orient Bay reviews
Family vacation - March 2015
"We are a family of five (kids ages 11-15) and stayed at this condo over March Break 2015. The apartment is very clean with nice facilities. The main bedroom is very comfortable. The second bedroom has 2 single beds, but a mattress could fit in between so all 3 kids slept there comfortably. There was no issues with payment or security deposit which was refunded as we were checking out. The adjoining beach is at one end of the Orient beach and was very private with a short walk along the beach to a busier location with restaurants and water sports. We were very happy being on the quieter end. Overall we would not hesitate to come back. Martine was a delight and we would definitely recommend this property."
Guest: Family of 5Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: June 5, 2015
"Our family holiday getaway to St Martin was perfect, in no small part thanks to Veronique and the lovely Casa Azul. Can't say enough good things about the process of renting, arrival, settling in, extras (like making reservations for us for New Year's Eve), peace and quiet, and an amazing view. All our expectations were exceeded. Everyone was comfortable and in the island mood. The perfect slice of heaven for a great, relaxing escape."
Guest: Nancy C.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 21, 2015
"La Martiniere is a well designed house with stunning views over Orient Bay with St. Barth's in the distance. The deck area by the pool is particularly nice. You can be in the shade no matter what time of day. The beds are comfortable and all the appliances worked well. The plantings around the pool and side of the house are very attractive. Even though the steep, narrow driveway is a bit of a challenge, the house and grounds are definitely five star.
We were met promptly on our arrival by Jean-Phillippe from the property managers. He quickly showed us some of the basics: How the safe box works; how to make the metal window guards go up and down, etc. He left quickly without telling us how to work to clothes washer with its French instructions; how to work the various remotes; what the alarm? gadget at the pool was and how it worked; and before we could ask our questions. He said he didn't know about the housekeeping schedule, but would get back to us. He didn't. He also said he'd check on us later in the week. He didn't.
The otherwise helpful binder with information about the house and area said the "housekeeper will be in every day except Sunday for a few hours to clean and place fresh linens." On another page it said the housekeeper would come either "every 4th day or so," every other day, or every day except Sunday. We had no housekeeping services. The lead property manager told us that on instructions from the owner there were no housekeeping services during our stay. This is really no big deal, but the written policy needs to be made accurate. More important is that there was mold on the wall in the master bath, a few roaches, and a bunch of dead insects in a corner of the living room. One mosquito repellant device was low on oil. The other was empty. We bought the oil and a third device at the local store, so had little trouble with mosquitos indoors after that. (Pest control must be hard to keep up with on the island, so we know the property managers have a challenge with it.)
Finally, we got conjunctivitis there. Given exposure and time of onset, our doctor thinks it might have come from the pool. I hope not, because otherwise, the pool is great.
We'd gladly return to La Martiniere if some of the issues (mold, pest management) issues were taken care of and especially if we knew the pool was safe."
Guest: NedDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: February 17, 2015
"The studio is wonderfully located in Orient Bay. You are near coffee, lunch/dinner, desserts and a grocery store. In addition, the Village of 5 wonderful restaurants (French, Italian, Thai) is only a 1 minute walk from the apartment. Lastly, the spectacular Orient Beach is only a 2 minute walk from the apartment. All you need to experience Orient Beach/Bay is within a 2 minute walk in either direction, but if you feel like exploring, it also offers the opportunity to be close to Grand Case, Dawn Beach and Marigot. Delphine was great and very accommodating. She also gave excellent local recommendations. Fantastic vacation!"
Guest: Richard B.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 31, 2015