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Residence Oceane Hotel
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in La Trinite
Certificate of Excellence
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed at Residence Oceane for 1 week during April. We are from the United States and speak little French which obviously makes traveling throughout Martinique more challenging but the resort staff was very patient with our broken french. This hotel is a fantastic value and is just steps away from a gorgeous surf beach. This was one of the most beautiful beaches that we encountered throughout our month of traveling on 4 islands throughout the Caribbean. If you enjoy surfing then this hotel is perfect! There are several surf board rental shops near the hotel that also provide private lessons. Tartane is the local town that is beautiful with several great restaurants. The countryside of the peninsula is one of the most beautiful areas of Martinique. The hotel is as depicted in photos. It was simple, not luxuriant, but clean and nice. You have a large private balcony that has a sink and stovetop, with pans and dishes provided. There is a refrigerator within the room. There is also a hammock on the balcony. The hotel serves breakfast which is delicious but is exactly the same everyday. You will be served croissants and baguette with an assortment of jams and nutella, yogurt, hard-boiled eggs, juice, and coffee. I highly recommend that you get a rental car in order to access the rest of martinique and to access Tartane, which is not within walking distance.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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5 Thank Brad M
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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Excellent accommodation in the north of Martinique. It is made of a number of small bungalows. Ours had a balcony and a wonderful view on the ocean (I think most if not all bungalows would have it). There is no luxury, the rooms are very simple, but the position and 'ambiance' make it to be absolutely recommended. The optional breakfast (go for it!) in the morning was delicious. Staff very friendly.

Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
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2 Thank WeLoveJackieO
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ile de ré
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2011

little paradise for surfers, quiet , all the staff is very nice, an excellent stay !!!

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank maelle17
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2008

Bed & Breakfast Hotel
All 25 bungalows (they call them studios but I think bungalows describes them more accurately) have air conditioning, some have ceiling fans, all have TVs, telephone, private kitchenette outside, private shower & toilet and the most incredible island breezes possible.
The hotel is located on the peninsula known as La Caravelle and looks down on the only surfing beach in all of Martinique.
It's owner is a lovely young lady (who also happens to be an avid surfer) who's first name happens to be "Oceane" (hence the hotel's name). Their website www.residenceoceane.com also gives you a LIVE cam view of the ocean from the lobby terrace.
The employees who work the front desk are very helpful. The hotel is located on a peninsula facing east at the Atlantic Ocean close to fabulous restaurants, the archaeological site of Chateau Dubuc and 5 minutes from the seaside village of Tartane. It has a fabulous swimming pool which has an unobstructed view of the ocean. The hotel provides a change of linen and cleaning of the rooms once a week and trash removal on a daily basis. Personally I don't need my room cleaned daily and I can make my own bed without a problem - I prefer keeping my privacy. The continental breakfast cost 6 euros p/person/day and is absolutely delicious. It consists of cafe au lait or tea, croissants, little rolls or chocolate filled croissant dough, butter and delicious locally made marmalades and an incredible variety of fruit juices. The total staff number about 5-6 and are some of the most helpful and charming people I've met.
The flora and fauna, hummingbirds and singing frogs are just precious !!
Only one thing... you'd better speak French - otherwise "rotsa ruck".

  • Liked — Everything ! The views, the breezes, the sea and the incredibly deep sleep and rest at night !
  • Disliked — Uhhh uhhhh uhhhh - can't really think of anything - uhhh.. Nope. nothing at all.
  • Stayed December 2007, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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6 Thank RosierNewYork
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Additional Information about Residence Oceane Hotel

Property: Residence Oceane Hotel
Address: Rue du Surf | Anse Bonneville, La Trinite 97220, Martinique
Location: Caribbean > Martinique > Arrondissement of La Trinite > La Trinite
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in La Trinite
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Oceane Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
La Residence Oceane situee sur la cote Nord-Atlantique de la Martinique Juste au dessus d'une plage de la Caravelle se compose de 25 studios avec kitchenette, un T2 et une villa de 3 chambres, tous independants et sans vis a vis. Nos bungalows en bois de style creole disposent d'un balcon independant, avec la vue sur la mer ou sur le magnifique jardin. Entouree par des eaux cristallines, vous profiterez de nombreuses plages a proximite. Une splendide vue sur l'Ocean et sur la reserve naturelle de la Caravelle enchantera votre reveil. Bienvenue dans la Caraibe, Bienvenue en Martinique, Bienvenue a Tartane, Bon sejour a la Residence Oceane ou toute l'equipe se fera une joie de vous indiquer toutes les meilleures places pour passer un excellent sejour sur notre ile paradisiaque... ... more   less 
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