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Hotel Les Santolines
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   30 Boulevard Jean Moulin, 83120 Ste-Maxime, France   |  
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Ranked #19 of 28 Hotels in Ste-Maxime
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Great Find”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2008

Found the hotel by chance after looking around St Tropez for a room and finding nothing at a resonable cost. The hotel is a little strange in layout and although the rooms are small they are very well laid out and the place has a great feel to it.

Across the road from the beach, the hotel has parking and a private walled garden with pool. Also the on site restaurant is terrific and very reasonable for the food and location.

Really well recommended

  • Liked — Layout and food
  • Disliked — nothing
  • Stayed September 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2008

Located about a five minute walk outside of Ste Maxime, the Santolines is typical of a 3 star French hotel. Rooms are fine, albeit a little small, bathroom is fine, parking is good and it is across the street from the beach. Inexpensive if you consider it so close to the beach. Breakfasts are typical French continental style, and overall a good experience. Rooms surround a pool and sun chairs. A Shell gas station next door has a convenient minimart complete with a huge stock of wines. Across the street on the beach is a terrific restaurant, and the creperie is across the bridge on the way into town. Would stay again.

  • Liked — Great location across from the beach
  • Stayed June 2006, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Vancouver Canada
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8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2006

My family and I spent 1 night in Les Santolines and it was quite enough. We rented their largest suite which has 2 bedrooms and a kitchinette. The hotel is on an incredibly noisy highway along the coast in the less desirable part of Sainte Maxime. The staff was nice but the room needed more thorough cleaning. One of the bathrooms had a filthy soap container and the floor was probably not cleaned in quite a while in the entire suite. The breakfast included one of the worst orange juice we have ever been served, even my 6 year old gagged when drinking it. The beach across the street is not very clean and the private beach nearby is a pebble beach with poor service.

  • Liked — Nothing
  • Disliked — Noise, dirty bathroom,poor location
  • Tips/Secrets — Avoid it
  • Stayed August 2006, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Marseille, France
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199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2006

The garden view rooms are small, with a tiny tiled shower .
They are clean as they are well serviced once a day, and have an a/c, a safe,minibar,tv, a tel and a lovely terrace with direct acces to the pool area.

The double bed is narrow 1.40 mX 2m but very comfortable, Our room had a third bed suitable for a kid under 12 yrs.
The staff is helpfull and the continental breakfast is just Ok. One coul have bfst every morning in one of the nearby cafes or buy croissants at 'La Tarte Tropezienne' not far from the casino.
There is a peeble beach just accross the busy and noisy road wich leads to Saint Tropez , and 100 m away ther is an upscale sandy beach Maxim with a good lounge/restaurant .There is a free parking.

The negative side of Les Santolines; the noisy and busy road 5 m away behind a green fence and the night security of the complex.We were told to close the windows and shutters during the night to avoid trouble....as there is no nightshift at the reception desk.

We had a wonderfull meal at Gruppi's (avoid the restaurant Trident) and an excellent value for money lunch -14 euros -at the bistrot on place des Lices at St Trop.

As for the beach we went to Les Jumeaux-Pampelone a sandy beach near the famous Nikki beach- wich was excellent ;15 euros for a sunbed/day and 36 eurosper person for a delicious alfresco lunch, a bargain for St Trop.

  • Stayed July 2006
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2004

Les Santolines is a lovely hotel in Ste. Maxime on the French Riviera. It lis across the street (very busy) from the Mediterranean Sea where there is a lovely sandy beach. We had a good sized balcony with a view of the Sea and could see St. Tropez which is twenty minutes away by car or ferry. The hotel is exceptionally clean and well appointed and Marie and Carol at the front desk went out of their way to accomodate their guests.

  • Stayed October 2004
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 30 Boulevard Jean Moulin, 83120 Ste-Maxime, France
Location: France > Provence > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Ste-Maxime
Amenities:
Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 28 Hotels in Ste-Maxime
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Les Santolines 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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