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Hotel Plein Soleil

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Pointe Thalemont | Mansarde Rance, Le Francois 97240, Martinique
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We spent a few nights in Hotel Plein Soleil in January 2015 as part of a Caribbean/central America trip and unfortunately Martinique didn't impress us quite as much as we'd hoped. The hotel is nice. It is difficult to get to with pretty awful roads. This is just a fact. It's a bit of a trade off staying somewhere like... More 

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napoli
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

we have been there just one night but that was enough to fall in love with the place. perfect hotel for romantic weekend…the only thing that we haven't been so happy about the restaurant (maybe they just had a bad day but the quality of the food was quite overpriced: promised filet was no filet, fish skin was not cleaned... More 

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Taarnby, Denmark
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

Really nice place with friendly staff. The place is though literally in the middle of nowhere, in between banana plantations, so you need a rental car. Breakfast yogurt amazing, and dinner better than many places in Martinique, although not creole.

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Jean-Christophe Y, Gérant at Hotel Plein Soleil, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate your comment . Let me inform you that we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon. Best regards, More 

Prague, Czech Republic
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We stayed for 10 days before Christmas and enjoyed the hotel a lot. Yes, it is a bit of a challenge to find initially (we arrived at night but had no problem finding it, once we followed the owner's email instructions). And yes, it is set amidst farms and the road is a bit rough and has pools of water... More 

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Jean-Christophe Y, Gérant at Hotel Plein Soleil, responded to this review

Thank you so much taken the time to give us your feedback following your stay at Hotel Plein Soleil. We have noted your return on the wifi and we are now working on it but let me inform you that it's really difficult to solve that problem. We will work on your comments and we hope to have the pleasure... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Dreadful drive from the main road much more suited to a 4x4 not a small hire car. Be warned! We arrived early at 12 after a long drive but were not offered so much as a drink on arrival. We spent an hour and a half by the pool no one came to ask if we wanted anything. We then... More 

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Jean-Christophe Y, Gérant at Hotel Plein Soleil, responded to this review

Thank you very much for having taken the time to give us you feedback following your stay with us. I am really sorry that this stay was not up to your expectations. We really want to make our guests as happy as possible so we will work on all your comments. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you... More 

Charleston, AC
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

One of the reasons that I love Martinique, that sensual, sophisticated French Caribbean island, is that I love (Hotel) Plein Soleil. Over the years, I have watched it “grow up.” Both it and the owner, Jean Christophe, came of age in the hotel business some 17 years ago; its restaurant always refined, is now a landmark for contemporary cuisine, a... More 

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Jean-Christophe Y, Gérant at Hotel Plein Soleil, responded to this review

Thank you very much for having taken the time to give us your feedback on Trip Advisor. We really want to make our guests as happy as possible so thanks again for your comments and I will forward your reviews to our teams. It will be a great source of motivation for them. Hope to see you soon here and... More 

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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

We read a lot of reviews on Trip Advisor about this hotel and they all mentioned the same thing - the "road" into the hotel is appaling - it's like driving through the middle of a quarry. If you do decide to visit, the best way to get there is via a little village called "Chappotte". I think in general... More 

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Jean-Christophe Y, Gérant at Hotel Plein Soleil, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments on Trip Advisor. It is really important for us. We will work on all your reviews to improve the quality of our services. Hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back very soon. Best regards, More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

We've been home over a month now and my feet still haven't touched the ground. The Hotel Plein Soleil provided the perfect setting for the trip of a lifetime. Simply gorgeous all around: the grounds, the suite, the staff, the food. Perfectly private and romantic, perfectly appointed suite, luxurious and spacious bath, and private pool. The staff treated us like... More 

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Jean-Christophe Y, Gérant at Hotel Plein Soleil, responded to this review

Let us thank you for having taken the time to give your feedback on your stay at Plein Soleil. It is really important for us and we will forward your comments to our team. Please let us know when you will come back in Martinique, it will be a pleasure to see you again. Best regards, More 

Alexandria, VA
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16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2010

We stayed here for three nights after having a flight cancelled, another flight delayed, and fleeing from a terrible hotel.....when we arrived we were very much in need of some relaxation and some luxury, and this hotel provided both in spades. It's a lovely, stylish boutique hotel set in the hills outside of Le Francois. It is a remote location... More 

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Jean-Christophe Y, Gérant at Hotel Plein Soleil, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment on Trip Advisor. It is really important for us. Let me inform you that we note all your reviews and we will forward to our team. Hope to see you again here and regards, More 

demie
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2009

This was the 2nd hotel of our trip. It was not on the beach but had a great pool. The hotel is really cute & chic. Definitely a romantic spot not made for young children but they were extremely accommodating for our son. When we arrived we got there 1 hr before check in but the staff made great efforts... More 

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Jean-Christophe Y, Gérant at Hotel Plein Soleil, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate your comment and we will pass on your positive comments to our staff. Let me inform you that we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you soon. Regards, More 

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