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Novotel Saint-Gilles La Reunion

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   123 Avenue Leconte de Lisle | BP33, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains 97434, Reunion Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014
roryjdoyle Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
47 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This hotel is what it says it is at the main entrance - a 3 star hotel. It may well be in need of a renovation like most of the other reviews say but if you are looking for a simple and informal or family trip hotel, this hotel is fine but it is not, on first impressions, a business... More

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Torre Boldone
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56 reviews 56 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

The hotel is well positioned with access directly onto the beach and the shark-safe lagoon. The hotel is large and is used by families and businesses. It has two pools and an outdoor restaurant. Meals are either theme buffets or à la carte. Food is good, generous and a little pricey but in line with the area. The hotel structure... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We stayed at the Novotel St. Gilles in September 2013 and were somewhat dissappointed when we checked in. The entire hotel has a 70's look and it looks as if nothing was done after the hotel was huilt to keep it up to date. This counts especially for the restaurant area where hiddeous furniture is used and the entire area... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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38 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

The Novotel Saint Gilles is located on the South West coast of Reunion. The hotel itself is a 15 minute walk from central Saint Gillies but there is still plenty of restaurants around the hotel. We accessed the hotel via car and free secure parking is provided. This resort is suffering from age but would have been a stunner in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

Stayed for 3 days at the end of a 2 week trip to the island. Secure parking and an easy check in, most of the main customer facing staff speak English. Room was cleaned daily and well appointed if maybe looking a bit tired in places (broken cupboard door handles, old grouting in bathroom) but nothing major. Breakfast was a... More

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London
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20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

The hotel is very good value for money - an excellent 3 star choice. very nice pools - one of which is heated in winter - set in lovely huge gardens. The beach is just across a small road, and is sheltered by a reef. There is good snorkelling and the beach is relaxed and quiet. Staff are friendly and... More

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

mixed thoughts on my stay at novotel reunion at the time that i stayed they were french holidays and hotel was full of french people ...the location is beuatiful , set among the garden ..but not directly on the becah ( you do have hotels that are directly on the beach ) the rooms need to be updated .the quality... More

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Cannes, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Limited Internet access in rooms, problem when you travel for business. Sleeping ok, breakfast and service ok. Location ok. Small bedrooms, only std rooms, no superior or muxury rooms. So no upgrade with aclub card. Best regards David Busalacchi

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
41 hotel reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

This is a hotel that survives by reason of its location. With a short walk to the beach which is superb. The swimming pools were great, the room however was only average, restaurant buffet = 35€ which was rather expensive but the food was reasonable cocktails were expensive conside a bottle of champagne instead.

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Cocktails on arrival = a carton of 'no frills' cocktail juice and so the experience began. Noisy air-con, shower wouldn't drain, mini fridge only cooled to room temperature, pen holder provided as coffee cup, pool out of service, TV wouldn't work, a la carte menu actually means you have no choice (because they ran out), dogs and cats hassling guest... More

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Address: 123 Avenue Leconte de Lisle | BP33, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains 97434, Reunion Island
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Location: Reunion Island > Arrondissement of Saint-Paul > Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
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Hotel Class:3 star — Novotel Saint-Gilles La Reunion 3*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
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Located on the west coast at one of the most beautiful swimming spots on Reunion Island, just 2 km from the centre of town, the Novotel Saint Gilles La Reunion features 173 airconditioned rooms, two swimming pools, a childrens pool, a jacuzzi, a tennis court, a restaurant, a bar and two private car parks. Enjoying direct access to Hermitage Beach, just 100 m from the hotel, the hotel is ideal for a family holiday or getaway in the sun. ... more   less 
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