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Hotel California

Avenue de Provence | BP2, 83980 Le Lavandou, France
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Ranked #9 of 38 Hotels in Le Lavandou
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014
Edith D Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We had a wonderful time in this nice and cosy hotel. Mother and daughter run the place in a very friendly way. We had a room at the back with a nice terrace with sunshine in the afternoon. The Town is literally 1 minute away as is the beach. For a two star hotel, you get a lot. Free wifi,... More

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71 reviews 71 reviews
55 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

neat hotel, without a bar! or restaurant, 5 minutes walk to beach and restaurants, shops. Very clean , updated? place but tiny room , with no frig, but free wifi , parking and 8 eu extra breakfast. Owners stored our medicines etc in their kitchen frig. le lavandour and Boumes must go on your bucket list , as far superior... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

After staying in a few 2* hotels previous to my arrival in Le Lavandou I wasn't expecting too much! I arrived early and this seemed no problem at all. The room was very bright and clean with a modern wet room bathroom. Even though I didn't have a sea view, being able to see the blue sky and sea of... More

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Beverley, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We stayed there in very early February 2014. We had to make an emergency trip to Le Lavandou to sort out our caravan which had been affected by a flash flood. Booked it online at a rate that was just a little above the prices Formule 1 charge. Even though it was out of season we received a warm welcome... More

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Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt, France
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107 reviews 107 reviews
37 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

A warm welcome, clean room with sea view, shower that works (and toiletries), free wifi, free parking, an easy walk into Le Lavandou for the port, beach and good choice of restaurants, what more can you ask at such a fair price! We shall use again

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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102 reviews 102 reviews
31 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

For a 2 star hotel this place is very comfortable. Location is good and we loved our seaview balcony room with retro furnishings. It would have been good to have mini bar / fridge and coffee making facilities in the room. Other than that our stay was most pleasant.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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74 reviews 74 reviews
29 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

Had a pleasant two night stay here in La Lavandou in this chic retro hotel. It's straight from the 50's baby with maybe a slight makeover in the 70's. We chose a sea view with balcony which had a nice view for a morning brekky or evening vino. Location is 3-4mins from main waterfront and 6 mins to main beach... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Friendly stuff, good value hotel. (Relatively big TV screen with good selection of channels in multiple languages, including English. Free parking and WiFi in the room. We got upgraded to a room with sea view - always a pleasure!

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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

Fantastic welcome by a really enthusiastic young lady (owner?). Made us SO welcome and let us check in early with a door code sent by text - brilliant service/organisation!! Incredibly low off season pricing. Recently partly refurbished - very clean with plain and simple but, most importantly, functioning facilities. New beds and bathroom fittings give added value. There was a... More

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Roussillon, France
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011

We've stayed in the California many times and love the location and the views. It's worth paying a little extra for the sea view and balcony. Under new management and a fresh coat of paint. But please, IT'S TIME TO CHANGE THE MATTRESSES! They're perfectly clean but old an tired and do not afford good sleep any longer. Sure they... More

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Address: Avenue de Provence | BP2, 83980 Le Lavandou, France
Location: France > Provence > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Le Lavandou
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 24
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