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Le Vieux Cep

2, rue des Trois Mares, Cilaos 97413 , Reunion Island
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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219 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

After having read the reviews here, I became a bit worried. But I think most of the less favourable were from before the hotel had a makeover. The room (408) we were in was large and clean. The shower was very nice - indeed no mechanical ventilation - but a wall between the shower and the rest of the room,... More 

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Niederanven, Luxembourg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The hotel is located very quiet close to the main street of Cilaos. Big car Parking is available. Welcome at the Reception was good and included a welcome drink. The room was quite small bout sufficient for the two-days stay. Well furnished and decorated. Relatively big bathroom with modern shower. Unfortunately there was no WiFi in the rooms, only at... More 

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Rotterdam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The hotel has a nice and overall fairly luxurious feel to it, Nice rooms with (in our case) a spacious bathroom and rainshower, a balcony, big safe and a good bed. We had a good heater, which was a must as the temperature dropped heavily during the evening. Biggest downside was the lack of ventilation in the bathroom, which basically... More 

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Biggar, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We had heard that the rooms in this hotel were small. We were pleasantly surprised. Great views from the room up to the mountains. Lovely balcony. Good location for the town and the walking. We didn't have dinner in the hotel, but breakfast was good.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

To be perfectly honest, the hotel can get away with quite a lot because the views are just breathtaking. The room was the least nice room we stayed in during our trip to the island; there is a lot of wood in the room so it was quite dark, the bathroom is dated, there was no air-conditioning... but everything is... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

We have been driving in the Alps, on difficult mountains i US and small narrow roads i the Norwegian mountains and thougt we had seen the most of mountainroads, but that was bofore we started on the road to Cilaos. The wildnes and the fantastic view, narrow tunnels was breathtaking, Cilaos is a small fantastic town that reweal colourfull and... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

While we were in Cilaos we stayed both in the Vieux Cep and the Chenets so this report can be read together with the other. Overall we are more likely to return to the Vieux Cep, maybe trying to get a bigger room. The Vieux Cep has a great location and is very attractive from the outside. It is very... More 

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Witney, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights (although the middle night we stayed at the Gite up Piton de Neige). The room was realitively basic, but was clean, comfortable, and had everything we needed/wanted. The hotel is very pretty and has loads of lovely Creole decorative features to the buildings. The staff are lovely and warm, even if your French is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

We stayed in a superior family room for 3 nights - with 2 adults & 2 children. We had a first floor room with a balcony, which had terrific views of the mountains and the Piton de Neiges. Our room had a small upstairs loft that was big enough for 2/3 kids to sleep in. The room was fairly basic... More 

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Cornwall
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

... this hotel really could do better. The welcome was poor, we had a disappointing meal in the restaurant, and the staff were unable (unwilling?) to resolve a simple problem with the TV remote control. The bathroom needed some better lighting and an extractor fan. It could be really good, as it's in a nice quiet location with stunning mountain... More 

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