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Arverna Citotel

12 Rue Desbrest, 03200 Vichy, France
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Ranked #1 of 50 hotels in Vichy
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed on Saturday Evening. Welcomed by Didier the owner who valet parked my car and gave us information on local restaurants. Great location, easy to find , exceptional rooms , nice breakfast and made to feel very welcome. Will go back for sure.

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Didier F, Propriétaire at Arverna Citotel, responded to this review

Dear Madam and Sir, We thank you very much fort the nice review taht you wrote on TA and are very happy that you had a nice stay with us at the Arverna's. What could we say more. You have resumed the way that we feel hospitality and for that we are most grateful to you. We hopefully welcome you... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean and comfortable , easy to find, located within easy walking distance to all Vichy has to offer. The room was big enough to accomodate three persons, the wifi connection was the only downside and just was not worth the bother. It seemed not to allow simultaneous usage of more than one device in the room. Street parking was easy... More

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Москва, Россия
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Room for 2 adults & 2 children is very good. At least it's absolutely fine for 3 people. Very nice bathroom, large space, good design, looks new and fresh. Stuff is extremely friendly and helpful. Good breakfast which I would call 'typical French +'. Located in the city centre, close to all attractions yet on a quiet street.

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Vienna, Austria
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Really sorry that I didn't review this hotel last year, because we stayed there in May 2013. The Arverna is a small hotel located in a quiet street. The owners are lovely people (they even waited for us to arrive at 11 pm) and try to make your stay enjoyable the best they can, providing information on where to eat... More

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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stayed at the hotel on the way to the south of France it is very conveniently placed and there was no problem finding metered parking on the street. However, they do offer garage parking at 8 euros, but it only cost 2 euros to park right outsi the hotel. The couple who run the hotel are very welcoming and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Once we found it we experienced a warm reception, help with our luggage to a spacious room with bath and balcony. There was plenty of hanging space, so a longer stay would have been a comfortable one. We were given good personal advice on where to dine, in addition to the booklet provided on arrival. The directions given on google... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We stayed a night on our way to Toulouse, now with a 11 month old we can't make the long trip all in one go. First time in Vichy a small town, with a cute downtown. The hotel is very conveniently located right in the heart of downtown but on a quiet street. We arrived early (12:00) because it was... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We booked this as an overnight stay between Brussels and Agen-big mistake-firstly the whole of Vichy appeared to be dead on a Sunday night, and when quizzed the patron of our hotel simply shrugged his shoulders and recommended not one, not two but a total of three restaurants that he not only refused to book on our behalf, but that... More

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Didier F, Propriétaire at Arverna Citotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, I wrote the review that you posted lately on Tripadvisor about our hotel. You did not appreciate your stay in Vichy either at the Arverna Hotel and I ‘m sorry for that. I agree with you that Vichy is not a very lively city in the evening specially on a Sunday of November. It was a pity that... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Something tells me there are other mom-and-pop hotels in Vichy that are just as good as this one -- a likely candidate is just across the street, in fact -- but this property has achieved that coveted critical mass of positive tripadvisor reviews so that people come because, well, people come. It's a good choice, especially from the standpoint of... More

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Paris, France
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8 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

Amazing location, lovely staff and the attention to detail was remarkable. I let my son crawl on the hotel floor it was so clean!!! The rooms were charming and recently updated. Would stay here again if in Vichy no question about it. My husband chose it because of the trip advisor reviews and they were right....

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Address: 12 Rue Desbrest, 03200 Vichy, France
Location: France > Auvergne > Allier > Vichy
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The Arverna Hotel is located in a quiet street of the center of Vichy, close to everything else that makes the queen of spa towns in Auvergne region so romantic. Reserve in the Arverna and appreciate the opportunity to spend a nice and comfortable stay in Vichy. ... more   less 
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