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Hotel Ville d'Hiver

20, Avenue Victor Hugo, 33120 Arcachon, France
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Ranked #8 of 32 Hotels in Arcachon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Hotel Ville d'Hiver is one of my favourite hotels of all time...the building itself is beautiful, as you drive up you are in complete awe of the surroundings. The warm welcome that you receive at this stunning hotel makes the arrival even more joyful, as so many reviewers have written before me Virginie is an absolute asset to this property... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The positives first: We enjoyed a very nice room on the top floor. The bathroom is nicely decorated with a lot of wood and mirrors , so you feel a bit like on a cruise ship (of the good sort). The balcony with 2 rocking chairs is a place where we spend a lot of time chilling. Nice garden and... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Hotel situated on the hill above the town, but walkable from the station. For what it offered it was expensive, and did not come up to the write up that we read on the Internet. The Spa treatments were expensive. Very comfortable bed and excellent shower.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We were on a meandering trip down the South West coast and found ourselves in Arcachon. We sat in the square had a coffee and started an internet search for a place to stay. Then we found Hotel Ville d'Hiver....what a find it proved to be. The hotel has been designed with real care and attention. Our bedroom was comfortable,... More 

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Perpignan, France
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We stayed for just one night in September. It was memorable for all the right reasons. The staff were impeccably courteous and friendly, especially Nataline who went out of her way to make us feel welcome. The restaurant produced some exceptional food, complimented by a fantastic wine list. The only thing missing was a highchair for our young one but,... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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136 reviews 136 reviews
37 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Arcachon is a pleasant busy town with lots of nice shops, a lovely beach and some good restaurants and bars. The Hotel Ville d'Hiver is only a few minutes walk (uphill on the way back) from the lively centre but miles away from the bustle. In the fascinating Ville d'Hiver part of town, the hotel is an oasis of calm... More 

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Paris, France
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Our 4-night stay in the separate cottage (aka l'annexe) was a good surprise to us. The room 13 has access to a large terrace in the garden, which made us feel being home. The hotel architecture is one of the best and most typical you may find in Arcachon. The breakfast choice is very limited and not renewed though, and... More 

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Paris, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

Stayed for two nights for my birthday, after a delayed train from Paris we were warmly greeted, quickly checked in and shown to our room on the first floor. Even though it was gone 10pm and the kitchen had already closed the chef kindly stayed and cooked for us - quelle service! Service on the terrace was relaxed but professional... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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119 reviews 119 reviews
61 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We stayed 2 nights and I had booked a room category 3, to get a more spacious room. At arrival they had problems to find our reservation and lucky we had the confirmation with us. They did find it at the end under my first name. The setting in an old water company is romantic and very stylish but the... More 

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Trie-sur-Baise, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

We have stayed at this hotel a couple of times and loved it. We have recommended it to friends who have also loved it. There is a very cool wine bar and restaurant in the hotel. Arcachon is lovely, worth taking a trip to the dunes and walking up the top as the view is amazing! Highly recommend le Cap... More 

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