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Great - would go again!

We had a great time at CIA - my daughter did morning classes for 2 weeks, then I joined for 1 week... read more

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Reviewed October 30, 2018
tizHanoi_Vietnam
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
fun for the kids - lack of quality for the parents money

kids say that food is very bad, they clean rooms by themselves, the staff/supervisors weren't very... read more

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Reviewed October 22, 2018
sf867
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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Founded in 1985, the Centre International d'Antibes is now the leading school in France for teaching French to foreign students. Over the last 30 years it has consistently proved itself, welcoming over 7,000 students a year from all over the world...more
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38 boulevard D Aguillon, 06600, Antibes, France
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This Centre has: rude staff; utterly unsanitary loos and showers; poor food; and mispresentative website. We had to fly the girls home early.More

Thank ZoeBLomax
CIAntibes, Responsable relations clients at Centre International d'Antibes, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Mrs. Zoe Barker-Lomax, Thank you very much for your candid review of your children’s stay in our campus, your feedback is extremely valuable to us as we do strive to improve our programs each year. Having said that, is very important to clarify all...More

Reviewed October 30, 2018

We had a great time at CIA - my daughter did morning classes for 2 weeks, then I joined for 1 week. I haven’t done French since school - and didn’t hold out much hope for improving, but the classes were engaging, the teachers great,...More

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CIAntibes, Responsable relations clients at Centre International d'Antibes, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Dear TizHanoi, thank you so much for your great review. We are so happy to hear that both you and your daughter enjoyed the courses in Antibes and that you improved in such short time. We are waiting to welcoming you again in the future....More

Reviewed October 22, 2018

kids say that food is very bad, they clean rooms by themselves, the staff/supervisors weren't very friendly (1 kid had a flu and felt sick , instead of seeing a doctor supervisor said: you just drank too much!!) but after all they had lots of...More

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CIAntibes, Responsable relations clients at Centre International d'Antibes, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Dear Sf867, thank you kindly for your review of your child's stay at our school. We have a canteen with a buffet of salads and two options of meat every day, a vegetarian dish and 1 desssert, plus fruits. We are sorry to hear that...More

Reviewed September 15, 2018

My daughter and I visited CIA to take an absolute beginners course - my 9 year old attended lessons alone, while I was in a small group. My teacher, Loic, was lots of fun but very knowledgeable, and the class was fast paced but relaxed,...More

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CIAntibes, Responsable relations clients at Centre International d'Antibes, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Dear Anna, thank you so much for your lovely review. We are happy to hear that your daughter enjoyed the courses. Loic is a very fun and proactive teacher, we are lucky to have him in our permanent staff! We keep in touch for your...More

Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

My child went to this camp that, no offense, could be called a pure jail. The hygiene is horrible and my child told that all the bathrooms were disgusting. The activities are for babies so my children won't be going back to this camp.More

Thank juanboscoprietom2018
CIAntibes, Responsable relations clients at Centre International d'Antibes, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Dear Juan, Thank you for your review of your son’s stay in our campus. The students are indeed supervised, this is an important part of our program, teens 13-17 have some time off in the afternoon during 1 afternoon during the week. The bathrooms are...More

Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

My 12 year old son spent 2 weeks and we were very disappointed. The photos are very misleading both on the website and on trip-advisor. The main campus is a college that they use during the summer that literally feels like it is going to...More

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CIAntibes, Responsable relations clients at Centre International d'Antibes, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Dear Angus, Thank you for your candid review about your son’s stay in our campus. The photos displayed in our web site are indeed from both of our campus and the program detailed matches the reality. The common bathrooms are clean regularly; rooms are completely...More

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

My son and daughter stayed at the CIA in July for one week and found the experience life changing. The lessons were extremely helpful for the development of their French language skills with the teachers securing happiness and comfort in the lessons (shout out to...More

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CIAntibes, Responsable relations clients at Centre International d'Antibes, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Thanks for the awesome review, Anna! We work hard to meet expectations like yours, and we’re happy to hear we hit the mark for you. Delighted to hear this was such a life-changing experience for your children. We have passed your comments regarding the canteen....More

Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

The situation is that in this camp we have some rules we are supposed to follow. That is no problem with that, I am ready to follow and respect them BUT the thing is that the rules MUST BE FIXED for everyone. Even for the...More

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CIAntibes, Responsable relations clients at Centre International d'Antibes, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Dear Enot, Thank you very much for your candid review of your stay at our campus. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to improve with each stay. We are glad to hear that you were satisfied with the animators. Regarding the...More

Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Great place for learning Immersion courses for families and groups, professional and pleasant teaching crew.

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CIAntibes, Responsable relations clients at Centre International d'Antibes, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Dear Kmo K, we appreciate your positive feedback about our school. We do take pride in catering our students’ needs the best way we can. We hope your next stay is just around the corner. CIA Antibes team

Reviewed June 15, 2018

We spent our school holiday here this spring and loved the programmes. The kids even got on well even though they were slightly less keen to begin with. My advice for older teens that are beginners is to join the adult classes- my 17 year...More

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CIAntibes, Responsable relations clients at Centre International d'Antibes, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Good day, thank you for your review and for choosing our school. The amount of teens 16-17 years old can fluctuate during spring months, so their placement can be tricky in relation to their level. We are happy to hear that your daughter was placed...More

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