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Residence l'Archipel

02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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San Diego, California
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Upon arriving, the greeting we got was less than stellar. It was pouring and we asked for assistance with our luggage. This was met with surprise, and we were told that normally they do not help with luggage. By the time our stuff made it to our room everything was soaked. The night desk man and the morning desk people...

Thank Marna C
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately we arrived in a heavy downpour and after having had quite a bit of trouble finding the property, we checked in to find very half hearted staff on duty. I asked for a glass of water explaining I suffer from Migraines only to be denied water but told I could get a cocktail any the bar. I asked about...

2Thank GypsyGal_11
DirectionArchipel, Directeur général at Residence l'Archipel, responded to this review

Firstly, thank you for taking the time to write a review. It is of utmost importance for us here at Archipel residence to have our clients satisfied and delighted at what they experienced during their stay. We are very grateful that you bring this matter to our attention, as your feedback is without doubt a very resourceful insight to us....

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

When I arrived and saw the location behind a road and Quick I was a little concerned. But once in the place is great. Spacious family duplex. Safe for kids. Wonderful pool. Not on the beach. Would need to drive or walk to beach but enjoyed the pool all day anyway. Nice staff. Good lunch. All round a good choice...

Thank mak b
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Small apartment type of accomodation. The duplex has 1 room upstairs with a small tv room and kitchenette downstairs. Photos on their website do not reflect the actual size. This is not in the city centre and a car is needed to move from there. Staff is helpful but slow.

Thank Melissa N
Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

It was a pleasant stay as no one bothered us and hotel staff was nice :) We rented cars from Hertz (Dacia Duster - totally worth the money) and had a blast driving around the island! Very nice and interesting still undiscovered island which seemed very prosperous and everyone was nice to everyone, would return!

1Thank sergiumhk
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Good value, good amenities however a little dated and out of the way. It is about a 20 minute walk to restaurants or there is a courtesy bus if you go to "partner" restaurants. Not a big deal but we thought it was closer when booking. The room itself was a little dated but still comfortable enough for the price....

Thank Nickmoad
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We stayed here for 3 nights on our honeymoon. All the rooms have a little kitchenette which we found was great, little terrace overlooked the pool and the setting was really peaceful. You really need a car to get into St Gilles, but can walk to the beach at Boucan Canot. Everything closed down on Sunday and Monday night whilst...

1Thank deb B
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 29 November 2012

This place has lousy location next to a big road and a chain hamburger restaurant. No restaurant at the hotel. Half hour walk to nearest decent restaurants (in St Gilles or Boucan Canot). Rooms are old and seriously ugly. Some have a nice view, but most don't. They are very suspicious, you have to count every little spoon or glass...

1Thank Bong17
Reviewed 27 November 2012

Stayed here for two nights in November 2012 on our honeymoon. Hotel is out of town itself and we were advised by staff that taxi's were scarce and not very reliable (even when booked). We were lucky enough to have a car and I think that you could struggle without one. Room was clean and of a decent size. The...

Thank London018
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 22 February 2011

Good location. Clean. Friendly personnal. To have a car is very helpfull but one can get by without.

1Thank HasseBill

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Residence l'Archipel

Address: 9 rue de la Cheminee | Grand Fond, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains 97434, Reunion Island
Region: Reunion Island > Arrondissement of Saint-Paul > Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
Price Range: $136 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence l'Archipel 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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