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Grand Hotel Richelieu

185, Bd de la Plage, 33120 Arcachon, France
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Ranked #19 of 32 Hotels in Arcachon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015
lynn rodney c Stone, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Stone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Although this is a 3 star hotel it is to be recommended for people who normally book 4 star. The rooms are comfortable,ours had separate toilet and bathroom.Windows on 2 sides so nice outlook.Not a boutique hotel but lots of character.Breakfast was an extra,not good choice and poor quality.Lots of places to go out for breakfast. Staff not over friendly.... More 

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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We stayed here last month for three nights, standard room… great hotel, you cannot beat the location right in the centre of town.. perfect for bars and restaurants.. parking is great if you can get a space but if not secure parking 200m down the road 20euro a night.. breakfast superb, the staff in the breakfast room and reception were... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights hotel is in great location right by the waterfront - very very basic hotel with no extras like tea/coffee making, mini bar etc . Walls paper thin and can hear everything going on in next room. Our room had a bath only with hand held shower head and no curtain which made for very wet... More 

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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

A small hotel right on the beach. We stayed in room 32 and had issues: leaky shower in bath with no screen/curtain, leaky air con, concert going on outside our window until midnight (would be great if we didn't have a small child), smallish room. Staff did everything asked of them, including dashing out with daughter's beloved soft toy just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stayed as a party of two families (5 people) and organised it all online. Odile was very helpful and, despite being a little concerned at paying 100% deposit prior to arrival, our expectations were well exceeded when we got there. Arriving prior to check in time, the manager gave us towels and access to a change room so we... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Be very careful when booking this hotel as on most booking sites it is non refundable full payment . My husband is disabled and we realised after booking they have no restaurant which made our one night stay impossible. Despite 6 weeks notice of the error the director of the hotel has only agreed to refund half the room cost... More 

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15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Old style very charming all updated making the bedrooms small but very comfortable good beds and linens towels good quality but weird shower with no curtain hence wet floor ? If you want a sea view there is a hefty sum to pay but the side rooms are pleasant and you can still see the sea Nice town oysters super... More 

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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

With the end of our holiday in France we just wanted somewhere to enjoy the last of the summer sun we are likely to get. The hotel is comfortable and although we didn't have a front sea-view room we had a side room but could still see the sea. Staff were polite and most helpful. The fabulous beach 2 minutes... More 

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12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is one of the best locations in Arcachon! Although the hotel is quite old, the room is not modern, the location is so convenient to the beach, that impress me so much! It's take a couple of minutes to walk from train station to the hotel, but it just take a few steps to the beach!

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Nice hotel with plenty of charm and well furnished, We arrived there on Bastille Day and didn't realize until the evening that the firework display was at the end of the pier right in front of our room, it was amazing sitting on the balcony overlooking the sea and watching the display. The room was clean and a reasonable size... More 

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