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L'Escapade Island Resort

Ilot Maitre, Noumea, Grand Terre 98847, New Caledonia
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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
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in an overwater bungalow and we were very pleasantly surprised when we walked in. We read some reviews and looked at some photos and they did not do the place justice. We got off the plane from Australia that morning and went straight there and were completely relaxed and chilled out within 12 hours. I found the service... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having read many negative reviews of this hotel we were bracing ourselves for the worst. Overall we were pleased. Tip 1: you come here for the views and experience and not the food. There were 5 adults and 3 children that went on this trip. We were greeted with a non-alcoholic cocktail, very friendly staff who spoke perfect English and... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

L'escapade was a major disappoinment. Essentially it's not a "feel good" place. Some staff are so moody, downright rude and uncooperative that the beauty of the location just dissipates. It was quite pervasive, an insititutionalized bad mood. I was very affected, and felt that what was going to be a dream vacation was turning into a waste of time and... More 

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Kladno, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We stayed at the resort for 2 nights as a family with a kid which to some extent limited our possibilities of enjoying this beautiful small island. If I summarize my impressions first, I think it´ s ideal romantic place for couples and also for snorkelling. 3-4 nights here might be just enough. The food is very expensive, yet it... More 

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schweiz
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

If you want to swim/snorkel with turtles, this is definitely the place to go. We have seen turtels every time we went snorkeling and you can also see them when walking to the bungalows. Thats the 5 star part. The hotel on the other hand is a completely different story. We had booked a standard bungalow, since the overwater ones... More 

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GLPhotelsNoumea, Directeur D'Exploitation at L'Escapade Island Resort, responded to this review
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Bonjour, merci de nous faire partager vos impressions sur votre séjour à L'Escapade, nous serons les analyser et en tenir... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

After spending four nights in a cabin in Ille de Pines, we were extremely excited to 'live it up' in the beautiful L'Escapade Island Resort. The welcome was lovely, we were provided with a drink on arrival and one of the hotel staff explained where we would be staying, how to hire things etc. That's where the positives end! There's... More 

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GLPhotelsNoumea, Hotel Manager at L'Escapade Island Resort, responded to this review

Dear Hannah, thank for comments about Escapade Island Resort. We share all the negatives & positives points with HOD. More 

Greater Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We had booked 2 weeks in this resort in a beach front bungalow, but after 1 night decided to change to ththe overwater bungalow which was amazing,fish swimming under the stairs,snorkelling off your balcony and watching the turtles swim by in the morning and evening. The food was a bit averge and overpriced. We had only stayed 1 week and... More 

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GLPhotelsNoumea, Hotel Manager at L'Escapade Island Resort, responded to this review

Hello, thank for your comments about Escapade Island Resort. We hope you coming back soon. More 

Newcastle NSW
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Have gotten over to Ilot Maitre a couple of times this week for kite boarding. The first time my non-kiting friends went to the pool/bar and raved about the cocktails. Yesterday the wind dropped off so I joined them. Initially they had no ice and then no mint and no cold beer. Even after 45 min in the freezer the... More 

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GLPhotelsNoumea, Hotel manager at L'Escapade Island Resort, responded to this review

Hello, thank for your comments about our hotel. we share all the points with HOD More 

Australia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Turtles at your doorstep and delightful snorkelling made our three days in an overwater bungalow wondrous. It's a low key vibe so don't go if you need nightlife but the understated facilities and spacious bungalow were perfect for us. Grab a few supplies for your fridge before catching the ferry if you want to enjoy your own private sunset drinks... More 

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GLPhotelsNoumea, Hotel manager at L'Escapade Island Resort, responded to this review

Hello, thank for your comments about our hotel. We hope you coming back very soon. More 

sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Ok, after just returning from 4 nights at this resort I am going to start with the positives ... Easy to get to from Sydney for a short break; absolutely stunning location with beautiful clear water and some good snorkelling - right off your over water bungalow steps; we saw turtles every day, incredible coloured fish, bright blue giant starfish... More 

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GLPhotelsNoumea, Hotel manager at L'Escapade Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank for your comment about escapade Island Resort. We share your the negatives & positives points with the head of department More 

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