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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   12, rue du Brick, 17420 Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, Royan, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We drove 500 kms and arrived at 5.00 to be told the restaurant was fully booked by the young woman at the desk. - we were surprised and disappointed but we left to walk the 15 minute cliff path to the town that she suggested. This turned out to be a 40 minute walk and we got very lost. When... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

I have to say that we love this hotel and have been visiting for a number of years to celebrate special occassions. Its setting overlooking the Atlantic Ocean is magnificent. The building itself is an impressive 'chateau like' monument. However, I regret to say that it is all becoming a bit dated and is in need of some redecoration and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Travelling with a friend, I stayed at the Primavera in order to visit a music festival which was taking place on the beach no more than 200 yards away. I was happy to pay the pretty steep €130 per night in order to have the convenience of being so close by - plus the hotel has plenty of free parking.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

We took a chance on this place, as it had varying reviews. And it was true that the rooms were definitely dated--carpet in the bathroom and bedroom, peachy orange bathroom fixtures from another era, no shield or curtain for the shower, fussy floral prints, no air conditioning, even with the western sun beating on our picture window (though at night... More

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La Rochelle, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

We only stayed one night at this hotel and could not wait to check out. The rooms are very tired and dated and had a smell of an old peoples home which was extremely unpleasant. It was very expensive - I cannot understand why ? A single coffee was 6.50 euros. The apparently heated pool was very cold and totally... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

The Primavera is one of our favourite hotels for special occasions. The setting is amazing, overlooking the Atlantic coast near Royan, not far from the beaches and night life of Saint Palais. Whilst the hotel is a little tired the rooms are steeped with history and are very spacious - ask for a room with a balcony. The food in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011 via mobile

Just come back from the Primavera. We used to go regularly but hadn,t been in three years. Yes, the decor is very dated and the rooms are expensive,but I think that few things compare to a bedroom right over the sea . The rooms are large and if you get one of the balcony rooms(either the one with two balconies,or... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2009

Friendly staff, well appointed rooms and excellent location. Restaurant was more expensive than the quality of the food deserved

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Address: 12, rue du Brick, 17420 Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, Royan, France
Location: France > Poitou-Charentes > Charente-Maritime > Royan > Saint-Palais-sur-Mer
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Primavera 3*
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Vous pénétrez dans l'univers atypique de Primavera, folie du début du 20ème siècle, pleine de charme et d'élégance, sur un site calme et pittoresque en bordure de mer.Riche d'un savoir faire transmit sur trois générations, nous nous appliquons à vous faire partager notre amour de la tradition dans une atmosphère chaleureuse et conviviale.Notre demeure va devenir pour vous le lieu de prédilection de vos week-ends en amoureux ou de vos vacances en famille. ... more   less 
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