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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   50, avenue de Bourbon, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains 97434, Reunion Island
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Hotel Le Recif is literally nothing more than 50m from the beach & very well poistioned , walking to St Gilles at any hour is very safe & about 15 mins where there are plenty of restuarants,casino,Clubs, shops etc. Reunion is very expensive for South African tourists due to currency being Euro's but definately worth a visit. A couple... More

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Lumezzane, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Le Recif for 4 nights over Easter. I was very happy about the room size and how it was clean but i guess that it's a bit too expensive for what it is, being a 3 star hotel.The service is very slow, you can wait up to 40 minutes for a sandwich to be ready. If you... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Nice location directly at the beach. Rooms clean and ok. Restaurant area dirty. Many birds and stray cats (even on the tables) during breakfast and dinner. Bird droppings over all chairs. It seemed that there was staff shortage in order to really take care of cleaning.

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Saint-Pierre, Reunion Island
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Nothing exceptional, not bad but not great, we can easily find much better for this price, the place is not new and it is visible, very basic, small bedroom, it doesn't look like a paradise at all, it looks cheap and it is expensive, for an hotel located on the beach at saint-gilles the potential is not used at all,... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

This really offers great value in Reunion. The rooms are the right size for two people, not to big and not too small, just right. There are two pools to choose from and you can through the gate to the public beach. There are shops and restaurants nearby as well as the casino and nightclub, if that is what you... More

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Durban, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

For South African travellers, this is an expensive three-star hotel which needs to be dragged out of the 80's - tired and shabby décor, below average breakfast, basic bedroom. The hotel is old and needs some attention. Access to the public beach is through a security gate and across a road. This is not a Mauritian hotel beach paradise experience... More

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Prertoria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Lives up to its three star rating. No nasty surprises. Friendly staff. Well situated with direct access to the beach. Rooms are a decent size and had all the expected amenities. Tv was tiny though. Had a very pleasant stay and will recommend it.

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Bergen, Norway
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28 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Nice hotel area at the beach, friendly smiling staff. A place to relax. The reataurant and bar had good standard and good food. Our room was average, needs to be renovated. WiFi all over the hotel, but very unstabile.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We arrived at about noon, the end of a 23 hour journey, where we were completely ignored on arrival. When we checked in, it took a while and the staff would choose others over us. When we arrived at the room, it was very small, and dark. The free internet let one person at a time on it, and was... More

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Laurent G, Manager at Hotel Le Recif, responded to this review

Dear Sir, First of all, i would like to thank you very much for having stay at HLR ile de la Reunion. I Understand we have not been able to meet your expectations. So I would like to present to you my sincere apologies for the different inconveniences you met during your stay. we aim for quality & Guest satisfaction,... More

Chemin Grenier
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

The hotel has a very pleasant atmosphere. We had a nice welcoming smile by the front desk staff.The room is very clean,only with some moisture in the bathroom while needs a bit of painting.. The garden of the hotel is the main asset to have a pleasant moment and breath a cool air... The two swimming pool is very clean.... More

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Address: 50, avenue de Bourbon, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains 97434, Reunion Island
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Location: Reunion Island > Arrondissement of Saint-Paul > Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Le Recif 3*
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Also Known As:
Les Hotel Du Recif
Hotel Le Recif Reunion Island/Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#5 On the Beach Hotel in Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains
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