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9 Rue des Salines, La Saline les Bains 97 434 Reunion Island
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#4 of 6 hotels in La Saline les Bains
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Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travelers visiting La Saline les Bains, Hotel Swalibo is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its quaint environment and proximity to great restaurants, Hotel Swalibo makes it easy to enjoy the best of La Saline les Bains.

Hotel Swalibo is a quaint hotel offering a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, and air conditioning in the rooms, and it is easy to stay connected during your stay as free wifi is offered to guests.

The hotel features a concierge. Plus, guests can enjoy a pool and free breakfast, which have made this a popular choice among travelers visiting La Saline les Bains. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

During your visit, be sure to check out a popular La Saline les Bains Italian restaurants such as Le Napoli, which is a short distance from Hotel Swalibo.

Whether you’re traveling for business, pleasure or both, Hotel Swalibo is sure to make your visit to La Saline les Bains one worth remembering.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Concierge
Wifi
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Poolside bar
Sun loungers / beach chairs
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
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Refrigerator
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Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Mid-range
Charming
Languages Spoken
French

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Grade: 57 out of 100
23Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
3Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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MiaGlobetrotter wrote a review Apr 2018
Paris, France1055 contributions306 helpful votes
Stayed for 8 nights in March 2018 and had an upstairs room on the garden side. Very quiet. Nice-sized room, the air conditioning worked great and it was very clean. There was only one day that the towels were not changed but that was not a problem for us. Appreciated the terrace with small table and two chairs. The staff was friendly and helpful and I loved the Siamese type cat, Simba, who could always be found hanging around. There was free parking for the days we had a rental car, and we always found a spot out front. There is also a bus stop down the street and just around the corner, and it was very easy to get to St. Paul and St. Leu, for example. Buses are cheap and very clean and comfortable. Although there is not too much to do in Saline Les Bains, the hotel is located within walking distance to a few restaurants, a grocery store, pharmacy, bakery, etc. It was fast and easy to get to the beach where you can walk and swim for hours. The hotel loaned us makes and tubas to snorkel. It is like an aquarium with so many varieties of colourful fish! The evening ambiance is lovely being able to eat poolside by candlelight. The food is good and service rapid, sometimes even too rapid if you are not in a hurry. The swimming pool is small but nice, although don't count on tanning too much as there is a lot of shade from the palm trees. Best to go to the beach for that. What we especially appreciated was the fact that the hotel provides breakfast at any time you ask, even at 3 a.m. - just tell them the night before. Great when you have early morning activities (ULM/helicopter tour, a trek to the volcano or early return to the airport!) Globally we really enjoyed our stay here. We just noticed that the pool area needs some renovations. The pool edges need to be cleaned (currently green) and the wood furniture really needs to be re-varnished. Hopefully this is only because it was the end of a particularly rainy and humid season and that they are waiting for better weather to make these improvements!
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Date of stay: March 2018
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Mette P wrote a review Feb 2018
Denmark21 contributions5 helpful votes
I stayed at Le Swalibo for two nights, and had a nice stay. I ate dinner there both nights, and it was very tasteful and delicious. I thought it was so cozy with the house cat wandering around, and taking a little nap on one of the chairs now and then. Swalibo offered me to book transportation from the airport to the hotel for 50 euros, which I later found out is quite a good price, unless of course you take a public bus. The beach is just a few minutes walk from the hotel. Not the best beach, as there are a lot of big pieces of coral, which makes it a little uncomfortable to lay on on your towel, or walk on barefoot. But of course it depends on what you are used to. All staff I met was very friendly and helpful, and most of them spoke English, which I later would find out, is not so common on the island regardless of age.
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Date of stay: March 2017
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Alice123qrs wrote a review Jan 2018
Portsmouth, United Kingdom10 contributions8 helpful votes
We travelled with Onyx to La Reunion and I thoroughly recommend this travel company for attention to detail. We stayed in the friendly Hotel Swalibo where the staff could not do enough for you. We had rooms overlooking the pool-which were clean and functional. The nearby beach was perfect. We ate in the hotel on quite a few evenings and the food was delicious. The New Years Eve party was a real high light-great good dancing fireworks champagne-great atmosphere-we loved it. A holiday we will never forget.
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Date of stay: January 2018Trip type: Traveled with family
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rhei2017 wrote a review Oct 2017
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Very Beautiful Lagoon style pool, room are good but small. Services are Good. One Jacuzzi complementary or on the house. Walkable distance of Beach and shopping mall. Reunion Island is part of France and EU member.
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Date of stay: July 2017Trip type: Traveled solo
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RebeccaFerrant wrote a review Oct 2017
France44 contributions9 helpful votes
Loved this well run hotel near the beach. Good, professional service. Wi FI in the rooms, high speed, free of charge. A convenient parking right in front of the property. Cleanliness 100%. The reception is 24 hours, very friendly and professional. Great breakfast in the morning with an amazing choice of baked cakes and croissants and fresh fruit and yoghurt. Fresh juices and breads. Loved this place.
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Date of stay: October 2017
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Trip type: Traveled with family
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PRICE RANGE
$101 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Reunion IslandArrondissement of Saint-PaulLa Saline les Bains
NUMBER OF ROOMS
30
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Swalibo
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Swalibo?
Nearby attractions include Plage de La Saline les Bains (0.2 miles), Plage de Trou d'Eau (0.7 miles), and Le Bar - LUX* Saint Gilles (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Swalibo?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Swalibo?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Swalibo?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Swalibo?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Swalibo?
Conveniently located restaurants include Thai Run, L'Orangine, and Le Copacabana.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Swalibo?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Hotel Swalibo located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of La Saline les Bains.
Does Hotel Swalibo offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Swalibo?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Maison Bédier (8.4 miles).
Is Hotel Swalibo accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.