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Mariehamn, Finland
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Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

During our 4 day stay at CannonierPointe we ate out at the Esprit Libre restaurant 3 nights. The food was delicious and the service extraordinary. All at a reasonable price too. The two girls, Prischa and Nayana, that served us are very nice and an asset to the restaurant.

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Rose Belle
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Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Our stay at Esprit Libre was wonderful. The place is cosy, the manager is very friendly and makes you feel at home. The decor is marvellous and the breakfast was just wow. Definitely a place to be. The small hic we faced was the high prices of its dinner and drinks forcing us to go to nearby restaurants for better... More 

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Thank Nitish M
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

Esprit-Libre (I couldn't for the life of me say the name without completely messing it up my entire stay in Mauritius! :-) ) was a great great find! I had gone through a horrible experience my first 2 days in Mauritius, but I felt exactly what the name--free spirit--suggests within minutes of arriving at EL. The hotel arranged my transport... More 

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bolton
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Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

What a lovely way to spend our last night in Mauritius!!! The food was absolutely delicious and cooked beautifully with love! The waitress was a poppet and so friendly and helpful. Despite being the only family among couples we felt welcome and quickly relaxed into the wonderfully chilled ambience. Can't recommended this wonderful place enough!!

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

We came to have breakfast today and quality of food was very good as well as presentation. Sad that breakfast didn't come with fresh fruit juice and instead was concentrated juice. What let this place down was the waiter who was not very welcome from the beginning which surprised us as people from this island are very friendly and always... More 

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Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Small hotel with nice personell who went out of their way to make us comfortable. The food was absolutely delicious, and the prices reasonable compared to the west side of the island. Location was ok, but not that close to the beach. Will come again to dive nearby.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 April 2014

Stayed here 2 nights but wish we stayed longer. Its a guest house/hotel which has a very personal touch. For example, the bar isn't open until 4pm some days....no problem just serve yourself and write your own bill. The restaurant is worth visiting even if you don't stay here. The food is great value and of a very high standard.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 7 March 2014

We had booked and paid ahead for a hire car, but arrived on an evening flight to find the hire facilities in darkness, and no car waiting. Thank goodness we had booked ahead for Esprit-Libre so after some harried phone calls, we managed to locate some staff for the hire car company ( I think we got them out of... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 8 January 2014

So it is so sad that this one point destroyed our entire experience here. For a South African English speaking visitor, it was also difficult to communicate with the french speaking staff who struggled a little with English, but that for me was all part of the experience and I enjoyed the friendly welcome. The rooms are also relatively nice,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 December 2013

We stayed in this guest house for four nights and really enjoyed it. Friendly staff, good service and quality food. Our only complaint was the transport to and from the hotel. We booked through the hotel, but on both arrival and departure the car was late. Also the car sent on departure was so small we had an uncomfortable journey.... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Esprit-Libre Restaurant & Guest-House

Address: Rue Bourdet, Pointe aux Canonniers, Grand Baie, Mauritius
Region: Mauritius > Riviere du Rempart District > Grand Baie > Pointe aux Canonniers
Price Range: $88 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Esprit-Libre Restaurant & Guest-House 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“If you have to stay where, try a room downstairs and in the front. The other rooms are very noisy when it is raining.”
 of 5 bubbles MarcelBaumann, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“We had the standard doubles, they were great.”
 of 5 bubbles Potage2013, 7 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Call and speak to Jerome - he speaks French and English and probably other languages - he can advise on the best room as there are several options.”
 of 5 bubbles rori49, 23 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Room 2 was great, the others are probably further back in the house”
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“Speak with Stephan and he will guide you.”
 of 5 bubbles jennprice, 29 Jul 2011 | Read review
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