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Koulnoue Village

RPN3, Hienghene, Grand Terre 98815, New Caledonia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Kent_L71 Brisbane, Australia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had been expecting a more tribal-style stay and after a long day driving were delightfully surprised that Koulnoue Village was an ex-Club Med. The bungalow was a little cramped for 4 people but given that there was a small deck and an entire beach to roam, it was fine. The cocktails in the bar were nice and the buffet... More

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The east coast of New Caledonia around Hienghene is well worth visiting for its coastal and mountain scenery, but there are few places to stay. We spent two nights at this aging resort and found it quite dated, with some signs of damp, rust and neglect. The duplex 'bungalows' may have been adequate for Club Med decades ago, but expectations... More

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Noumea, New Caledonia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is a perfect hideaway for a weekend. Small bungalows along the beach, with a strange background of black rocks. Food : buffet, is excellent . Pleasant friendly staff. Lot of activities around there.

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Toronto, Canada
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18 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Years after it has been taken over by a local public consortium the Koulnoué is still called the old Club Med. And it certainly is so called because it has not been upgraded ever since. The place looks exactly like that: a Club Med that has faded with time. Lawn is cut and the swimming pool is cleaned but that's... More

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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Have stayed here many times. Various managers have come and gone over the years, temporarily raising the standard of the restaurant offerings and staff responsiveness - but on this visit things had regressed back to the average. The pool now has a safety fencing, which is an improvement. Wifi works well in reception and tolerably well even in the rooms.... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

We rolled in here looking for the campsite down the road, but after taking a look at one of the bungalows, about ten meters from the beach, decided to splurge for a few days, and were happy that we did so. This place makes an excellent base for exploring the environs. Nothing is lacking, although if you're here trying to... More

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Noumea, New Caledonia
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12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We didn't stay at this hotel but enjoyed its international buffet diner. As the hotel was booked out, Francia, the restaurant manager, couldn't promise us a table for diner. But when we came back a few hours later, we had a nice table ready for us. Very nice attention even for "outside guests". Buffet was good and lots of variety.... More

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Noumea, New Caledonia
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30 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Once a Club Med the hotel is now locally managed. If you're going to Hienghene it's about the only place to stay. The bungalows aren't far from the beach and although a little tired they cover the basics. Dinner is buffet style with a reasonable array of choices. It appears that they have plans to upgrade the bedrooms (at least... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Though they had no record of our reservation when we checked in (!), the staff here were very friendly. This is an ex-Club-Med, so the facilities are great. This was the fanciest place we stayed in New Caledonia (though we didn't stay in any resorts in Noumea), but it wasn't much more expensive than more basic options (e.g. Le Relais... More

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Ballarat, Australia
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42 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

This hotel has all it takes to make a great resort but doesn't quite stack up in the finishing touches. Cleanliness, a little polish, a new bedspread... sorry, it will be fantastic for some I am sure -- but we didn't love the place.

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Address: RPN3, Hienghene, Grand Terre 98815, New Caledonia
Location: New Caledonia > Grand Terre > Hienghene
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