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Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort

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Runcorn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a marvellous 5 star hotel where we spent our last two nights (upgraded from the Casuarina for a treat) of a 3 week holiday in Mauritius. A truly beautiful hotel with probably the best rooms of any hotel I have ever stayed in (and there have been hundreds): the 'basic' rooms offer a lovely circular bath, twin basins,... More 

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Thank John S
Hexham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

This is a lovely welcoming boutique hotel located right on the long sandy beach at Trou aux Biches. It has a small pool but the beach and sea are so close to hand that there is no reason to use it. A kiosk on the beach offers complimentary water-related activities. We went in the glass-bottomed boat which was fun. Breakfast... More 

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Thank Bryn_PInzgauer
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

Enjoyed every moment of our stay in Le Cardinal. If you're looking for a relaxing holiday with not too many people around, superb service, lovey food, beautiful property this is the resort. We had a lovely and spacious room with balcony overlooking the pool and the sea. Falling a sleep and waking up to the sound of waves was really... More 

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Thank darkokl
Marlborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

Administratively linked with a larger resort hotel across the road means guests of Le Cardinal benefit from all their amenities as well has having the peace and seclusion of this lovely small hotel. Rooms were spacious and well appointed and the restaurant offered local and international cuisine with a large menu. Laundry was a bit on the expensive side, but... More 

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Thank Alastair W
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a week with our 2 kids (2 years and 10 months). The hotel was a great place to stay, very well located, super calm but with a big hotel next to it that had all we needed and excellent food. The best of all (without doubt) is the staff. We have now left for another week... More 

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Thank Eva097
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for a week at Easter, and we chose the resort as we were looking for somewhere really quiet and relaxing to stay. This place ticked all our boxes. The room was big with a bath and a shower and a nice view into the garden and the sea beyond. The excellent white-sand beach was... More 

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Thank christanya2016
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

We spend a week at this wonderful place one hours drive from the airport. The best service you can ask for, the food was superb, the kitchen prepared special food for us due to some allergic wishes... We will be back ;-) //jim & angelica

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Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Fantastic service. Quiet but with all the activities nearby for the kids. Fabulous food. Awesome value. The staff were friendly, welcoming, helpful and nothing was too much trouble. The food was incredible. Great choice of rooms for both adults only or families. Beats the larger hotels hands down.

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Thank PKsRussell
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic ocean view rooms with direct access to beach. Friendly and welcoming staff, very kindly agreed to switch our room from ground to first floor after we had already checked in. Food is spectacular, and perhaps the best part was the staff start to remember your preferences very quickly. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Morihiko
United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

I stayed at the sister hotel to Le Cardinal and took an opportunity to have an extended visit at Le Cardinal and experience the hotel as well as being shown the rooms by the manager. Mauritius has relatively few boutique hotels and Le Cardinal has very much flown on the radar mainly because they tend to get a lot of... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Airport Transportation

Additional Information about Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort

Address: Royal Road, Trou aux Biches, Mauritius
Location: Mauritius > Pamplemousses District > Trou aux Biches
Price Range: $264 - $756 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
Le Cardinal Exclusive Hotel Trou Aux Biches
Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort Mauritius/Trou Aux Biches
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