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Hotel Plein Soleil

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Pointe Thalemont | Mansarde Rance, Le Francois 97240, Martinique
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Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Le Francois
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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napoli
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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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

uk
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2008

Spent a week travelling around Martinique and stumbled upon this wonderful place seemingly in the middle of nowhere. Quite the best of the French Caribbean. Exquisite food (breakfasts especially), service and rooms. Petals strewn on empty tables is one of many lovely touches. Do hire a car if you stay here, and it becomes the perfect base to explore from.... More

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Address: Pointe Thalemont | Mansarde Rance, Le Francois 97240, Martinique
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Location: Caribbean > Martinique > Arrondissement of Le Marin > Le Francois
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Plein Soleil 3.5*
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Hotel Plein Soleil is situated in the hills above of << Le francois>>, and is just 25 minutes from Martinique's Lamentin International Airport. You traverse a banana plantation to reach this chic hideaway that is equi-distance from the beaches of the south and the mountains and rain forests of the north. Far from the congested tourist zones, set amid a tropical garden and surrounded by lush vegetation, the hotel's 16 Creole and Caribbean style rooms are housed in five colourful villas. They enjoy a wonderful view of the Bay of Francois. Plein Soleil is a haven of beauty, peace and quiet. Three of these lovely villas host the Guest, the Master pool bedrooms. The Guest rooms are on the first floor with a nice sea view, and although naturally well ventilated, are equipped with air conditioning too. The Master pool are on the ground floor, they have a large bedroom with a lovely large veranda and a fully-equiped kitchen. The Master pool room has also a private swimming pool. All the rooms have a bathroom, and a king-sized bed. In both styles of accomodations, there is rustic wooden furniture and objets d'nature and a canopy of netting surrounding each bed. Two others villas house the suites. The Jardin Suites are in a single-story house and have a spacious bedroom with a large bathroom and separate commode. There is also a spacious deck with its own private pool. The Duplex suites are in the second villa. A large living room awaits you at the entrance on the first floor. It has a delightful sun-deck. On the ground floor, an inviting room welcomes you; its deleuxe bathroom opens to the terrace and its private pool. Guests can lounge around the hotel's main swimming pool with its enchanting sea view below or relax in the inn's stylish greathouse, listening to calming music or speaking with the affable owner of Plein Soleil, Jean-Christophe. Bilingual in French and English, he is always pleased to share the secrets of a sucessful stay in Martinique. Welcoming you graciously, he will make you feel that his home is your home in Martinique. The hotel restaurant awaits you in the main house and its enlarged terrace is adorned with a nice, fresh basin. Guests will be able to enjoy the thousand-and-one flavors created by our chef. He will have returned from a several months of training with Alain Ducasse, one of France's most famous chefs. The table d'hote restaurant offers a different menu each day, with a choice of two entrees (appetizers), two main courses and two desserts. ... more   less 
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