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Hotel La Charpiniere

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Lieu dit la Charpiniere, 42330 Saint-Galmier, France
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La-Baule-Escoublac, France
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197 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

This hotel is very charming, the room are very cosy and comfortable, special +++ for the beds that are super comfortable !! Everything is clean and the wifi is stable and fast enough. However, even if they are part of the "relais du silence", which can be true thanks to the location of the hotel, inside, it would be REALLY... More 

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Dublin, Tipperary, Ireland
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

My Parents stayed in La Charpiniere for three nights in July this year. They had a very enjoyable experience. They were not confident speaking French but found that the hotel staff were capable of communicating with them most of the time. The hotel itself has been renovated since they stayed in the hotel in '97 and huge improvements have been... More 

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Franck A, Directeur général at Hotel La Charpiniere, responded to this review

We do thank you for your very positive comment, we are delighted to see that you enjoyed you stay, we hope welcome you very soon again. More 

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189 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This property has beautiful grounds on the edge of Saint-Galmier. It is a close walk to the city center, and close to the surrounding countryside. There is a nice lobby bar, outdoor bar and cafe, and a pool. Good wifi. Clean rooms.

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Franck A, Directeur général at Hotel La Charpiniere, responded to this review

We do thank you for your very positive comment, we are delighted to see that you enjoyed you stay, we hope welcome you very soon again. More 

Wisbech, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Bathrooms much improved since the renovation. Beds still quite hard but with new furnishings. Breakfast still very DIY. Still think it lacks warmth or rather homeliness. Don`t like the mosquitoes either.Have had both Menu of the Day at Lunchtime and evening meal in Restaurant and both were ok.

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Thank LYNEMIKE
Franck A, Directeur général at Hotel La Charpiniere, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment, we are glad to see that you enjoyed both our restaurant and hotel. More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I recently stayed at La Charpiniere on business and had a delightful 3-night stay and overall experience. Check-in was pleasant. My room was located on the first floor, it was clean and had a lovely semi-private patio overlooking a grassy courtyard. It was nice to be able to prop open the doors for some fresh spring air. I accidentally blew... More 

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Franck A, Directeur général at Hotel La Charpiniere, responded to this review

Dear Madam, We do thank you for your lovely comment. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We try to make our best to be at our clients’ disposal as often as possible, and when we receive a message like yours it is the best satisfaction we can have. It is a real pleasure... More 

London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Overpriced, the mattress was too hard, the pillow too soft. The ironing board was just big enough to iron my tie-how much more would it have cost them to provide a normal one? Breakfast was a very poor selection and overpriced for what it was. I would not recommend it.

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Franck A, Directeur général at Hotel La Charpiniere, responded to this review

Dear sir, first of all we do thank you for your comment. We apologize for the incovenient. Best regards, General Manager More 

Teddington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We recently stayed at La Charpiniere whilst looking for a wedding venue. Nice location down a long driveway so no traffic noise, and plenty of secure parking. We had a ground floor room which was plenty big enough and clean, although it unfortunately was on the way between the bar and the stairs to other floors, which meant lots of... More 

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Franck A, Directeur général at Hotel La Charpiniere, responded to this review

We do our maximum so that the quiet of each is respected but, unfortunately, it’s not easy every day. We are sorry that you had an impression of indifference from our staff what usually is not the case... We however hope to have the pleasure to welcome you again More 

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129 reviews
102 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We chose this needing an overnight stop on the way from the Riviera to the Loire but might not have done had we read the recent reviews on this site beforehand. It is basically a new hotel built around an old round tower (now used for a couple of suites). There was plenty of parking near the hotel entrance, and... More 

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La Charpinière L, Directeur général at Hotel La Charpiniere, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We thank you to taking the time to write your opinion of our Hotel and to compliment us. We will be happy to welcome you again at La Charpinière. More 

Udine, Italy
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63 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Very quiet location in this small and nice village. The Hotel just renovated last year, all rooms are spacious and confortable,bathroom and shower clean and large. No frigo bar. Just a few international TV channels. Wi-fi on payment, no good signal in the rooms far away from lobby. Gym(small and just a few tools),SPA(by reservation) and outdoor swimming pool (for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

St Galmier is not a destination (unless you are a disciple of Auguste Badoit). So this is a transit hotel. Despite the carefully angled photos on the websites, which contrive to give the impression that the buildings are quite old, this is essentially a brand-new building. To that extent, it very much resembles a Novotel, but has even less warmth... More 

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