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Les Gentianes

Avenue de Brandes, 38750 L'Alpe-d'Huez, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Vaud
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75 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Nothing wrong, but time to refresh: bathroom, carpets. Beds are quite small. Low water pressure. Staff is helpful and so kind. Cleaning is well done. Good for a short stay. Location is fine with parkings. Breakfast is ok, but limited choice.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This hotel is a very nice place to stay. It is really close to the Berger lift station, about 100m walk from the hotel to the Rif Nel lift, and another 100m across the snow to the Marmottes lift. We have stayed here before and returned this year because we liked it. Guylaine the owner has always been very welcoming... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The hotel is extremely clean, and I really do mean it! Very friendly and helpful staff. Unfortunately you are not allowed to drink any alcohol in the rooms and were even told off when brought some snacks and juice in a bag after coming from a shop. The corridors to get to rooms have low ceiling, probably around 170 cm... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

we were finding hotels on a cold and snowy night. burdened with our luggage, the task was no less an easy one. the price of the hotel was affordable compared to others and we were alright. coming from an urban country, the room was rather different and it offered us an interesting experience with its country style design. the hotel... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Stayed at this hotel for the weekend of 16-17th of November, 2013. We arrived around 9 PM, and the reception was closed. The room was small and poorly decorated. No shampoo or lotion, only a small bar of soap that was used for both the shower and the sink. Towels were over washed and scratchy. The bed was not comfortable... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Lovely hotel, lovely room with balcony overlooking mountains, relaxing chairs and table. Comfortable bed, nice LCD tv, hand held shower was a surprise but did not cause a problem. Plenty of clothes storage space. Bar closed early at night, there are no restaurant facilities, and you let yourself back in using a door code. We found the place very relaxing,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

We have been to Alpe d'Huez several times. We had stayed at Les Gentianes a couple of years ago - and it was our first choice of accommodation when we decided to come back this year. The owner Guylaine is very welcoming (she offered to pick us up from the bus station - but this wasnt necessary as the bus... More 

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Bristol, UK
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33 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2011

The room itself was grotty, it looked like it had been furnished from a charity shop, with very poor quality and cheap fixtures and fittings. The mattress was incredibly uncomfortable, bumpy and lumpy. Generally the hotel was more like a hostel. The bar is great, and buzzes in the afternoon, but it closes at 6pm. One of the reasons we... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2010

Let me sum up our experience: 1. When we arrived we were greeted to an unwelcome reception by yourself. You should really learn some better manners. 2. When I made the mistake about the one day extra - you offered no solution, instead you made it a big issue. 3. When you go on holiday it is not common for... More 

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Birmingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2010

We needed to find a hotel to stay for a short break in Alpe d'Huez and Hotel les Gentianes did us well. We made contact through the internet and had to arrange a deposit payment in advance, which we did by an international bank transfer. We stayed two nights on our own and then our son joined us from Grenoble,... More 

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