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Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort

Coastal Road, Trou aux Biches, Mauritius
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#2 of 9 hotels in Trou aux Biches
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Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort is a boutique hotel located on Trou aux Biches beach and comprises 13 suites. This is the perfect place for a couple retreat. Supporting facilities include a swimming pool, a gastronomic restaurant, a beach bar & restaurant and a treatment room. The cosy atmosphere and personalized service ensure guests are relaxed and comfortable. The 10 Junior Suites, the Duplex and the 2 Penthouses guarantee privacy. Each room comes with spacious bedrooms and bathrooms, and they all have a terrace with direct view on the turquoise blue lagoon. The gentle sound of the sea can therefore be heard across the hotel.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Poolside bar
Couples massage
Foot massage
Full body massage
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Ocean View
Great View
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Grade: 43 out of 100
24Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
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Amiirah wrote a review Oct 2021
Mauritius2 contributions1 helpful vote
Le Cardinal is so far my forever memorable hotel. We came on the 21st of October for the celebration of my surprised 30th birthday. It was for an evening package, the check in was quick, nice and welcoming. Once in my room “2005”, i was sooo overwhelmed with the decorations made. It was sooo beautiful that i can’t place an exact word to describe how happy i was! I wanted to thank everyone, the hotel staff, the housekeeping department, the f&b department for contributing to make my day that special. As a guest i felt so valued and Le cardinal not only provided the best services but the hotel itself is so comfy and relaxing. I had my dinner near the bar deck, the food made by the chef, Mr. Suraj was excellent. We were assisted by Dinoo who is so welcoming and professional. He made sure that we could enjoy our dinner properly and he even place some incense sticks around in case of mosquitoes. It was my first time at Le Cardinal and for sure not the last. THANKING YOU ALL again for such a memorable day. Best Regards to the whole team.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Our travels worldwide wrote a review Oct 2021
United Kingdom10 contributions19 helpful votes
We have spent 2 weeks in this wonderful hotel. The rooms are beautiful, the food is incredible. The staff are a total joy and nothing is too much trouble. The beach is utter paradise. The area is stunning. We absolutely loved our stay here. We will definitely return.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
EmiP wrote a review Feb 2021
Belle Mare34 contributions11 helpful votes
We checked in there last minute a friday afternoon and to our great surprise, we were the only guests in the hotel. From the very first step we made in the hotel and till our checkout, we had a great time, the staffs were very caring and attentive to every detail. All the rooms have view both on the pool and the sea. We loved the tranquility of the place and the sunset ! Another hotel which is highly recommended for a little getaway !
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
ZiadHosany wrote a review Aug 2020
Quatre Bornes130 contributions311 helpful votes
We went there for our wedding anniversary, welcome was very nice. Hotel is small, 13 rooms, but people working around look great. Room was excellent, but no minibar snacks, and Apart from alcoholic drinks, water is free. No buffet, and worse is menu a la carte is deceivingly limited. Breakfast was good though. Lunch was dull, without much choices for the a la carte. Diner was deception at its peak. We were forced to eat pasta. Nothing special for a 5-star hotel diner. Food 2-stars Staff 5-stars Room 5-stars. Hope management will bring new ideas for the "a la carte menu". I understand that we r in post-covid, and there are few guests, this will be an apparent management excuse, i understand all this. But, the resort should have done better for the food. Hope our next visit will be better
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
5 Helpful votes
Anusha A wrote a review Jul 2020
New Delhi, India13 contributions23 helpful votes
We choose this hotel after reading the comments and rating from tripadvisor and this hotel is well below expectations 1. This hotel offered upgrade from half board to full board after the confinement was over and all I can say this is the worst thing. It’s rated 5 star but food and service is not even worth 1 star Cons: No parking facility and this is rather a small hotel Upon check in no refreshment towel is served but only a juice No bottle water available in room as it might be too expensive I think Poor lunch dinner and breakfast For dinner we had the possibility to choose only from what they provided or the à la carte is with supplement 5 star hotel provided us with the below meal for dinner which we had to choose from Starter: lentil or salad Main course: beef spaghetti or grilled fish Dessert:papaya tarte with Ice cream Nothing extra with the food and neither gastro. Poor quality Breakfast: fruit platter with only what they served and limited portion, omelette sausage and bacon with limited quantity also. Bacon overcooked and hard Lunch: we had the same food as proposed for dinner Fish , spaghetti with beef and quinoa Marlin salad Dessert moelleux chocolat This is well below and poor quality Room is dirty with dust everywhere And we have 4 people for cleaning a small room with so much dust Ants are everywhere and pool not properly cleaned Staff seems underpaid and no professionalism at all for their job We were provided the early check in and late check out as hotel was empty Never again to this hotel where quality is at its worst
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from Rajesh BUTON, General Manager at Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort
Responded Aug 11, 2020
Dear Madam, Thank you for your comments which have been taken on board. It is a big shame that you did not get to meet one of our Managers or myself as we would have clarified this issue with you on the spot. Furthermore, never once did you mention these issues during our quality check with you which was positive. Whilst we do remain opened to constructive criticisms to ensure the betterment of services on offer, your comments are debatable and subject to personal opinions and preferences. We could have helped you to, at least, sail through your stay in a more positive manner. Our managers are empowered to take action for a more personalized service in order to attend to individual needs and preferences. It is regrettable that you did not deem it important enough to give us a shout so as to enable us to make amend in so far as we would have tried to cater as far as possible, to your individual needs. We pledge and commit ourselves to bring continuous improvement to our services and facilities. We hope you will come back some time in the near future for an even better holiday experience. Regards Rajesh Buton General Manager
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$189 - $652 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort?
Nearby attractions include Z'ile Beach (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Refresh Lounge bar Restaurant Pizza, L'Ananas, and Le Pescatore.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort have airport transportation?
Yes, Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Aapravasi Ghat (9.6 miles) and Citadel Fort Adelaide (9.8 miles).
Does Le Cardinal Exclusive Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.