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Grand Hotel Richelieu

185, Bd de la Plage, 33120 Arcachon, France
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Ranked #19 of 31 hotels in Arcachon
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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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Kent
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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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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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Booked the hotel despite reading some negative reviews as the price was one of the more affordable within Arcachon. We were pleasantly surprised and to be honest the room was well decorated, spacious and quite modern. What I was disappointed with the most was the absence of drink making facilities within the room, certainly my first experience of that. We... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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131 reviews 131 reviews
78 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

The prime sea front location is fantastic! The receptionist mistaken our booking and we got a seaview room with balcony and great views on the ocean for the price of a standard room!!!! The room seemed to be recently renovated.....the bathroom was not!!! Very nice breakfast room with good choice of food, but if you want a good coffee you... More

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Lima, Peru
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012 via mobile

In front of the beach, nice cosy hotel. It seems they have recently renovated the rooms. I was worried by a review that talks about the bathrooms. Ours was neat, clean, very good. Staff was polite and very nice with our kids (3 very energetic boys). Not that good giving addresses nor directions. Prices for soft drinks were not "hotel... More

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Address: 185, Bd de la Plage, 33120 Arcachon, France
Location: France > Aquitaine > Gironde > Arcachon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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