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Refuge de la Caverne Dufour

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3 Dec 2017
“Very averge but no choice”
12 May 2017
Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

In order to hike up to piton de la Neiges early, we spent one night at this gite. There is no shower or outlet to charge phone but a descent clean flush toilets. We spent €15 pp to sleep in the “tent” with 8 bunk...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Sleeping condition are refuge-like. But this one has thick and very soft blanckets. A bivy or soie bag is recomended cause i do not know how often the blanket are cleaned. You have water, showers (that we didn't use). They recomend you to go to...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2017

In order to hike le piton des neiges and see the sunrise, you either have to stay here, camp or hike at night. So this is always a packed gite with 3 levels dorms and 15 people per room. The room gets quite hot and...More

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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Well, it's a refuge, it's not a boutique hotel. It's a basic accommodation for people seeking a shelter over the night before continuing their hike in the next morning. The bedrooms are made for 9 to 15/16 people, all bunk beds I believe. I noticed...More

Thank FilipaFS
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

No showers, stinky hot bunker tents. Do they even wash the blankets? *shudder* However you have no other options to stay that close to Piton De Niges if you wish to do a sunrise walk. Just to give you a small positive... We could see...More

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"You can pay €4 more to stay inside the main house, but arrive early as claiming your beds are first come..."
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