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“be bare but be aware” 2 of 5 stars
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1, rue des Nereides, 34307 Cap-d'Agde, Agde, France   |  
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“be bare but be aware”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

the campsite has not improved for campers, the toilets are often unusable they can be very dirty and are not cleaned often enough, for the amount of use they get, don't know what we would do if we hadn't our own in the van. the showers cold or scalding, they are wasting a lot of water hot and cold while you try to regulate the temperature or run into the next one along to rinse off. some of the shower blocks are better than others you need to look around .some of the pitches can be quite uneven and some are prone to flooding when it rains heavily
if you stay in a chalet you would not have to worry about the facilities, but many people prefer there own home on wheels or under canvas and so endure the awful facilities to enjoy the good bits it is wonderful to just be able to walk from the site onto the beach without having to get dressed, there is no swimming pool, so not too many kids, so holidays can be quite peaceful on the site,but if you want to see life you can go into the town it is lively and bustling full of many different nationalities and lifestyles. then back to the site for peace and tranquillity.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011

I do read good reviews on Cap D'Adge, especially those who are here for an alternative holiday. You can basically fulfill most things here, however, many people are blinded by their excitement and especially new people to the area, who have never seen anything like it.
Whereas alternative lifestyle is acceptable here with most of the area dedicated to swingers and nudism the actual Rene Oltra camp site is very poor, with poor facilities and bad attitude from the staff.
The showers are over used and often cold, some have no lighting and others, despite being cleaned often remain dirty and smelly. Late at night they can be frequented by drunken campers and often are very poor and unclean.
The staff at reception are ok but not much more than that. The security staff are appalling. They are unhelpful, rude and arrogant. Often parts of the camp site are unmanned, so anyone can get on the camp site.
Overall, the experience is poor, the area is fun but very very dirty and dated. I am amazed at how many people speak well of the area, when clearly it would be shut down in the UK. Health and Safety does not exist here, with roads poorly repaired and buildings shabby and dated.
We will come back because we enjoy the lifestyle but we will not expect anything more than an expensive, poor camp site with poor facilities.

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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about CHM Rene Oltra

Address: 1, rue des Nereides, 34307 Cap-d'Agde, Agde, France
Location: France > Languedoc-Roussillon > Herault > Agde > Cap-d'Agde
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 17 Specialty Lodging in Cap-d'Agde
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
Chm Rene Oltra Hotel Cap-d`Agde
CHM Rene Oltra France/Herault

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