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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Recent Orient Bay reviews
"We have been traveling to St Martin every year for the last 20 years or so staying at various places within the Orient Bay vicinity. This year as the villa we normally stay at was booked we stayed here. The villa is absolutely gorgeous - very spacious with plenty of room and amenities. With one bedroom upstairs and one down - it affords privacy for all! There are a total of 2 1/2 baths, a fabulous kitchen stocked with all tools necessary and even those you did not think you needed. The deck/ pool area is again terrific - we enjoyed using the Jacuzzi every night! Consider eating at Rancho del Sol - we ate there twice and the food was great and reasonably priced."
Guest: Maxine K.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 11, 2015
"Très agréable villa conforme au descriptif .J'ai apprécié la piscine privée et la terrasse permettant de se délasser après une journée de visites ou d'activités
nautiques sur la superbe plage voisine d'oriente bay.
Pour les soirées,les nombreux restaurants sur place ou a proximité (Grand Case) et les clubs sur la plage
A noter un petit balcon dans la chambre a l'étage avec vue sur la mer et l'ile de tintamarre au large
nous avons eu la chance lors de notre séjour de découvrir les festivités du carnaval coté français ainsi que des animations le mardi soir a Grand Case
Guest: MICHEL B.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: February 28, 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 property manager was very helpful.
The vacation rental was spotless.
I was very happy with the location.
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.
Wonderful property, excellent location, impeccable views from a great vantage point. Indoor and outdoor furniture was comfortable and plentiful. We spent most of your time outside enjoying the gorgeous weather relaxing on the very large outdoor space. Pool was the perfect depth (and size) to cool off and relax. Kitchen was very well equipped. Beds were comfortable and King sized. AC in the bedrooms was good, and you definitely needed it to sleep. We were surprised the main living space was not air conditioned, but it didn’t seem to matter with the breeze coming through. Lenka was a pleasure to work with for the booking, Alice was very nice and welcoming at the airport, Paul was very responsive for any maintenance issues, the house cleaner was thorough, and Victoria was great at following up after the trip was over. Only a few hundred feet over to the Westin for casinos, restaurants, concierge assistance, whatever. We love to cook, so we actually BBQ’d on the patio almost every night; decent grill. Fresh fish from the downtown fisherman’s market or from Le Grand Marche’. Would definitely go back."
Guest: Doug G.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 2, 2015