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Detective Hotel

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6 Avenue George V, 76790 Etretat, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brentford
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I honestly can't understand the positive reviews of this place - I stayed there last week and it was, frankly, grim (anyone remember the 1-star private hotels of Paris in the 1970's - one step up the ladder from 'student digs' (or 'squat') but with 'hotel' pretensions..? This brought back the memories... in spades...). Anyway... we stayed in the 'Emma... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Even our GPS could not find this hotel! A shopkeeper we asked never heard of it even though it was meters away from her shop. . We are older people so we're surprised we were not told they did not have a lift. The price for one night was incredibly high for the comfort and room we had which was... More 

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Nuremberg, Germany
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90 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

If you plan to stay in Etretat and like detective stories, you really should consider staying in this wonderful hotel. It has such a love for detail and amazing furniture and props, and it is so close to the city center that walking anywhere within Etretat becomes an easy task. I'd happily give them five stars, but parking is a... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Detective Hotel is a very well located one near the beach and the center of Etrétat. Its decoration is like being in a movie. It is a very simple hotel but the breakfast has a varied buffet and the bed is very confortable with clean white sheets.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The owner is passionate and made sure every little detail is right. I really enjoyed the ambiance. The hotel is on a perfect location in etretat. Etretat is beautiful by the way. I recommend this place. Especially the breakfast room is nice , he thought if a nice playing area for kids as well.

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Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The name and decor is cute. If you are into crime and detectives the them is great. The room was basic with a little hidden twist. Clean and warm. The sitting room had a great selection of chairs, where you could play games and drink tea. Sadly it was not open during the morning when one might actually want to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Very original, friendly hotel a few steps away from wonderful Etretat beach. We greatly enjoyed our stay! ups: breakfast-hall; hundreds of detective-gadgets; friendly staff; reasonable price. downs: musty smell + some details on breakfast-buffet, notably quality of juices and variety of food.

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Entering the place is intriguing. And you wonder for a second: is this a private home or a hotel? A warm and creative decor, on the electic side, with a touching attention to details. Upstairs, the beds are good and the rooms are clean. One could regret that the reception staff is not immensly interested by the customers, the bedrooms... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Unusual and more family oriented. Lots of toys in the dinning area and tea and coffee in the evening. Rooms were nice with some interesting surprises. The staff was supportive and helped with suggestions that made our stay extra special. The location is perfect for spending time in e city. Not the usual chain hotel feel so you must be... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Hotel is located 5 min walk from the Etretat beaches. Very interesting and unusual decoration, liked it a lot. Clean room, proper bed linen. Hotel owners were friendly and extremely helpful. Helped me to choose and book very nice restaurant. Great hotel at a great price Parking not provided. Big public car park 100 m from the hotel, but you... More 

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