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Arc en Ciel

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3.0 of 5
13 rue Chanzy, 85100 Les Sables-d'Olonne, France
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Poitiers France
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Les Sables d'Olonne was a great place to stay with such a great choice of restaurants....lovely beach with both a harbour and port. The hotel was perfectly situated, the parking secure but you need to book....we did not realise but were fortunate that a space was available. Very quirky interior which put a smile on your face every time you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Staff, location, bedrooms, parking for my bike. All of it without fault & staff constantly cheery & helpful. Will be coming back. The bedrooms are a delight & it's lovely hearing the waves close by. Lots of facilities (spa etc...) to use which I didn't have time for.

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Helsinki, Finland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The best about the Arc en Ciel Hotel is the location; its absolytely perfect one block from the beach in downtown with a great choise of restaurants. The customer service is pretty plain, they said hello every now and then and didnt give me any information about the city before I went to the reseption and asked for the map... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
19 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I read the reviews before booking, so knew this was a bit different. Wish I'd gone to the Best Western. We'd previously stayed at the Atlantic, but wanted somewhere a bit closer to the main town and the sandy part of the beach. The location is very good, but that's all I liked about it. We asked for a quiet... More 

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Sussex
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Stayed here on 21/22 May 2014. Excellent location close to the sea, the beach and the centre of town. Very helpful staff and delightful rooms equipped to a very high standard. Very reasonable prices for an outstanding hotel in the price range. Thoroughly recommended.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

An amazing hotel in Les Sables d' Olonne called Hotel Arc en Ciel. Decor was quite a delightful and funky mix of Modern/Artistic throughout and they had an incredible Belle Epoch dining room with ornate plasterwork everwhere and classical ceiling and wall murals. Smart friendly lady behind reception was attentive and helpful. Double room was quite pink but comfortable and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
41 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Only stayed one night after a late decision to stay in the delightful town an extra night. The Hotel we were in was full was we decamped a couple of hundred metres up the road to this delightful and quirky spot. The room was small and was actually advertised as such so no dramas there. The owners and staff could... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
32 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

I went to Les Sables D'Olonne on a whim really as I was really planning to go to Biarritz but it ended up being too far. The Arc En Ciel is a little bit bohemium, slightly quirky and different. You notice this when you go into the reception and on each of the landings. Neon signs, black tiling and a... More 

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Yorkshire
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2010

A lovely hotel in a great position. Very helpful staff.

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London England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2010

In the area around Olonne sur Mer in France we couldn't find a suitable campsite so after calling in at several and being turned away we gave up and went to an amazing hotel in Les Sables d' Olonne called Hotel Arc en Ciel. Decor was quite a delightful and funky mix of Modern/Artistic throughout and they had an incredible... More 

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