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La Cocoteraie

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenue de l'Europe, Saint Francois 97118, Guadeloupe
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Ranked #8 of 13 hotels in Saint Francois
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
John G Malaucene, France
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Malaucene, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 1+ week with family for work and vacation. This is a gated, private property, with a secluded beach and private parking. The centerpiece of the hotel is its giant pool ringed by lounge chairs, a bar, and the outdoor breakfast area. This is a very big, open property. There are well planned areas for seating/lounging: reception, bar,... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

In the heart of the beautiful lagoon of Saint Francois this is nice class hotel. Spacious suites, colonial charm and intimate atmosphere. Near the charming village of St. Francois, a 35-kilometers from the International Airport. La Plantation is located on the most beautiful lagoon the island. Within walking distance also plenty of shops, restaurants and bars. The property features 50... More

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Emmanuelle T, Responsable réception at La Cocoteraie, responded to this review

Dear guest, We thank you for sharing your opinion on tripadisor. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our hotel la cocoteraie. On behalf on the team, we look forward to welcome you again to la cocoteraie. with regards More

b'kara
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

We were given a lovely room with a terrace overlooking the garden and for the first day everything was fine the hotel was clean, the towels were changed and room done. However, when going for breakfast the next day we noticed that the hotel staff was on strike. Having booked bed and breakfast the hotel manager (as I assume he... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

The hotel is definitely not worth all its stars - the staff is not friendly and helpful at all. Although lovely settings, I would not at all recommend this hotel, There are others in the island that I wish that we had looked into before we decided for this - I mean, not even a restaurant? My friends and I... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011 via mobile

Just returned from a week in La Cocoteraie. We were considering to cancel the reservation based on the reviews, but we are glad we didn't. Like many hotels in Guadeloupe the restaurant and bar operate independently from the hotel and unfortunately the previous tenant is involved in lawsuits for various reasons and as long as this is not settled the... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2011

This hotel didn´t have a restaurant, it was closed - for what reasons we do not know. Maybe problems with bugs. The beach restaurant though had lovely staff, although the breakfast was a bit poor. The beach was not clean enough, and there were strange people hanging around at nights, when you were on your way back home from one... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2010

We stayed at La Cocoteraie for 4 nights after cruising the island and staying in two other hotels. The hotel is big, has a huge pool ... where no one sits... It seemed like we had the whole hotel for ourselves, we saw no more than 8 other guests during our stay. We stayed at a beach suite, the rooms... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2010

This was a small, quiet, gorgeous place - just what we were looking for. 50 suites, with an enormous, lovely pool and a delightful (covered) outdoor eating area, located right on the beach. The included buffet breakfast was outstanding. We ate in the hotel restaurant for dinner only once, and this was a fine meal. The staff are efficient, polite... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2010

Two things: If you are looking for the best place to stay in Sainte Francios, Guadeloupe Isand very close to some of the best saltwater fly fishing in the Caribbean, then this is Heaven!!!!! The person to contact for reservations, rental car arrangements, and any other requirements is Isabelle CASTRIGNANO at the Hotel Cocoteraie [isabelle@lacocoteraie.com]. You will not be disappointed... More

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london
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2006

There are few nice hotels in Grand Terre - and, despite its 4 stars, this isn't one of them. It could be. The pool is beautiful, the architecture pretty and the location quiet. But the rest .... We had a 15 minute wait to check in. Our 'suite' was a heart sinker - holes in the plaster, chipped second hand... More

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Additional Information about La Cocoteraie

Also Known As:
La Cocoteraie Hotel
La Cocoteraie Hotel Saint Francois
Le Meridien Guadeloupe
Guadeloupe Le Meridien
Le Meridien Hotel Guadeloupe
La Cocoteraie Guadeloupe/Saint Francois
Address: Avenue de l'Europe, Saint Francois 97118, Guadeloupe
Location: Caribbean > Guadeloupe > Grande-Terre Island > Saint Francois
Amenities:
Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Saint Francois
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — La Cocoteraie 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Vous tomberez très vite sous le charme de ce petit hôtel de 50 suites au bord du lagon. Varangues, Pergolas, balcons, tout est fait pour privilègier le contact avec les élements naturels : les alizées, le jardin, la mer. La cocoteraie deviendra votre maison de famille au bord de l'eau où vous reviendrez entre amis ou en famille.L'hotel "la Cocoteraie" n'est pas un resort, vous ne trouverez pas d'animations bruyantes, de sollicitations tapageuses. ... more   less 
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