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Hotel Arena

Certificate of Excellence
109 Chemin De Chibau, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
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Ranked #8 of 31 Hotels in Saint-Jean-de-Luz
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014
Jillfromnz Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is the perfect place to stop for a night if on the move. It is easy to find just off the motorway and the rooms are functional but comfortable. We were worried about the closeness of the motorway to our room but we didn't hear a thing with the windows closed and good airconditioning. However our stay was made... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The past month I drove to Spain from the UK. Cant really do 1400 miles on your own so I like to stop off at different places. stayed twice here on the way down and on the way back. the rooms are good quality and have everything for you. no baths just showers to me not a problem. No bar... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I've stayed in this hotel now on 3 occasions as a single night stopover with my wife and 3 kids. Hotel is very well maintained, spotlessly clean has comfortable beds and after a longs days drive the hotel is absolutely perfect to bed down in for the night. We stay here as its almost exactly half way been out ferry... More 

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northern ireland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights after having driven from sunny and warm Oliva in Spain to a cold and cloudy St Jean de Luz. Staff very pleasant and helpful. Asked for extra pillow and blankets which we got immediately and even offered to give us electric radiators for our rooms which we declined. Rooms very clean and beds very... More 

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hythe, UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Stopped here on way down to Spain, hotel is clean and basic but like others in this chain its clean modern and well run. Stayed in a family room, hotel is close to the motorway, but also close the the town and the beach 5mins by car. We also stayed at the Arena hotel in bordeaux on the way both... More 

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Gibraltar
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We were travelling further into France and stayed here for an overnight stop. Check in was straight forward. Location convenient for purpose but would not recommend for a longer stay as there is nothing much around the hotel. Family rooms are well appointed with bunk beds for our children aged 11 and 12. Room was modern, with all the basics... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

This is an out of town hotel but the benefit is the big car park, also an open space where our dog could have a run. It wasn't as close to beaches as I expected - about 6-7 minutes in the car. The staff were friendly and efficient. The room was on the small side but so clean we thought... More 

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Worcestershire, UK
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154 reviews 154 reviews
35 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

This was ideal for our 2 nights in St Jean de Luz: good value and ample free parking. The room was quite compact but the beds were comfortable and the shower room well designed with a decent size shower cubicle. The staff were very helpful and spoke good English - they offered to lend my husband a lap top so... More 

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Hobart Tasmania
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68 reviews 68 reviews
27 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012 via mobile

Ths is a band new hotel. The rooms are not huge but we had a family of 4 with two kids 8 & 10 in bunks and a queen for us and didn't feel cramped at all. Large flat screen tv, free wifi, cheap and very good French breakfast, I really struggled to find fault. The staff were friendly, accommodating... More 

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