Opening directly onto the sands of Grand Case Beach, this is the little sister property of the Hotel L'Esplanade, and as such it's the beachfront version of that splendid hillside resort. A charming global mishmash of Mediterranean hand-painted tiles, Moroccan lamps, and West Indian bougainvillea, Le Petit is indeed petite and very special, each of its 10 luxuriously outfitted rooms (and suite) with its own ocean-facing terrace or balcony. The lone suite, on the first floor, has a fully equipped kitchen and can accommodate four. Like L'Esplanade, all rooms come with dreamy "Celestial" beds in Frette linens and big, swaddling bathrobes. Some have Brazilian hardwood ceilings; in others, the ceilings are vaulted. All are outfitted in stylish Balinese furniture. Tiled steps lead to the tawny beach, and you're within strolling distance of the celebrated waterfront boîtes and bistros of Grand Case.
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Le Petit Hotel
248 bd. de Grand Case, St. Martin
Our Rating Neighborhood Grand Case Phone 590/29-09-65 Prices In season $435–$485 double, $585 suite, off season $265–$315 double, $3415 suite, extra person in suite (including children) $55–$75 Units 10 Amenities Babysitting, continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi Web site Le Petit Hotel
Map248 bd. de Grand Case, St. Martin St. Maarten/St. Martin
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