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Hotel du Phare

10 Place du Generale de Gaulle, 14150 Ouistreham, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I arrived in Ouistreham after an overland trip from the South of France, because all flights had been grounded by a Traffic Controllers' strike. I chose the restaurant in this hotel because the menus were well priced and were attractive. For €14.50 I had an excellent 3course menu which was well accompanied by a house wine carafe, also not expensive.... More 

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Wooburn, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Needed an overnight stay having crossed Channel - nothing booked as may have driven further on arrival. Found hotel as listed in pamphlets on ferry - very close to port - parking outside - quick response to ringing door bell and rooms available Clean and accommodating reception - owner happy and informative even at 10pm. Room clean and servicable ,... More 

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I have stayed here four times in the last six months, twice on my own and twice with my wife. It is a traditional Bar/Brasserie/Small family Hotel, which used to be so common in France. It is very conveniently located to the Ferry Port, parking outside and across the road in the Car Park( mind the lorries when crossing the... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We've stayed for the weekend with friends and although it's not very knew it is very clean and staff is welcoming. It's also very well placed, easy to find and although in front of the main road the rooms are very quiet.

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

My husband stayed in this hotel for 2 weeks after our plan of going to Brittany fell through. Mr and Mme Raffe were wonderful and very welcoming and kind to us. Special mention to William (Guillaume), their senior staff person, who was kind and very helpful. Made our time in Ouistreham most enjoyable and we would not hesitate to go... More 

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Farnham, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

I stayed at the Hotel Du Phare this summer, with my husband and 2 children, the night before catching the early ferry back to Portsmouth. We were greeted by extremely friendly staff on our arrival. We had a family room with 2 double beds, whic was clean and spacious. The shower was excellent, which is always important, and the beds... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I have stayed in this hotel many times over the past 10 years, the owners and staff are fantastic. The owners Martine and Gerard and family have a very warm welcome for everyone, any D-Day veterans are treated with upmost respect and are like family.

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Preston, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We have stayed a few times in this hotel the owners have gone above and beyond for us, the food is very good and it's very near to the ferry . Free wifi and good views of the port . Lots of restaurants and a great place to stay

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Buckland Newton, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
30 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Although we did not stay here we enjoyed what was our best meal this trip with an excellent menu of oysters and sole. Super service and value. Made more worthwhile as rough crossing home prevented planned dinner on the ferry. Next trip we will night stop here and again enjoy an excellent meal!

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Orgeres, France
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

We booked this hotel through the website we booked our ferry crossing on. Hotel Le Phare is very close to the ferry terminal so, after our trip from Portsmouth, we only had a few hundred metres to drive. There was plenty of free parking immediately outside the hotel. We arrived quite late and there were no staff on duty at... More 

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