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Hotel Les Vagues

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   9, Boulevard de l'Ocean, 33120 Arcachon, France
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Ranked #17 of 31 hotels in Arcachon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014
Cyrix_05 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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43 reviews 43 reviews
39 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Back again in Les Vagues and this time was given a room on the fourth floor corner facing the sea. Nothing has changed in the hotel, its still the same old. Corner room offers more the 180 degree view of the sea which was really nice. The rooms have no change, means its still dated. The Wifi is almost non... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

We stayed 5 nights here. Bedroom basic but ok, television set up worst ever seen. Bathrooms are tired and could easily be updated. Parking is a nightmare and if you don't get a space then really difficult to find one on the road within easy walking distance. The location of the hotel, right next to the sea, is superb. You... More

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Yeovil
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

The position and view from my bedroom window has coloured this review---I would definitely only stay here in a sea view bedroom. The initial experience was not good---traffic problems at Bordeaux airport meant a 3 hour journey --- I drove into car park which was sadly full, heaved my suitcase up the steps and was greeted by a very unfriendly... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Stayed for 3 Nights, the hotel itself had very simple and dated rooms. I think the hotel was built quote some years ago and could do with some upgrading. The room was small but still manageable. Breakfast spread was minimal but as with most French hotels. The hotel is a good 10 min walk to the center of Arcachon City.... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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36 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

We (family 2 adults, 2 small children) had reserved communicating rooms non-seaview. The rooms are actually quite small, but we're used to that in France. They were in perfect shape (something we are not used to in France) allthough the bathrooms could use a little updating. Everything was very nice and clean. Dinner (and breakfast) in the more than typical... More

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London, United Kingdom
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138 reviews 138 reviews
31 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

tried to book another stay in this hotel, as we had such a great holiday last year. I have been informed that the restaurant only serves breakfast, and no longer serves evening dinner. great hotel, but can be quite a walk to the nearest restaurants, love Arcachon but decided to book elsewhere as you can't always rely on the climate.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

Stayed here as part of a group of six motorcyclists touring round France. You could not ask to be closer to the sea as the rear of the hotel terrace is the sea wall. The rooms were comfortable and air conditioned and the restaurant food was highly satisfactory. The restaurant closed unexpectedly on our second night but the town itself... More

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London, United Kingdom
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2011

Have holidayed in Arcachon for many years and tried unsucessfully to stay at Les Vagues, but as they had been fully booked, we had only been able to eat here. This year we booked. We had a fantastic stay. Room was superb, clean, bright and well maintained. Food excellent. Staff welcoming and helpful. Very enjoyable stay.

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Merstham, Surrey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2010

Arcachon is not a cheap resort so you have to recognise you're paying for the location more than the hotel amernities. As I was only staying a couple of nights I opted for a town-facing room (see pic) so didn't have the bay view that most visitors would value more. The room was clean, very standard in size and facilities... More

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Biella
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51 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2010

Les Vagues is a bit far from city center and you may have some problem to enter or to exit from the parking when the hotel is full. But some rooms have a really beautiful view of Arcachon bassin and are nice furnished. Hotel staff is friendly, the beach is attached to the terrace and the breakfast despite a bit... More

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Address: 9, Boulevard de l'Ocean, 33120 Arcachon, France
Location: France > Aquitaine > Gironde > Arcachon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Les Vagues 3*
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