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“Just alright” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Karitza

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Karitza
Ranked #5 of 64 Hotels in Biarritz
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Just alright”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2013

There is nothing really bad about this hotel but (some) rooms are quite small. Even though it was small, not that cosy either...
Location is good, short walking distance to the shops and the beach.
Breakfast was nice.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Pau, France
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

We spent a weekend at Karitza nice Biarritz, friendly staff, nice and clean room, features a heated outdoor pool (24 ° C in early December) ... The external view is not execptionnelle but is located less than ten minutes walk from the city center. The restaurant is closed on weekends, there is still a meal tray service, but we preferred to try the Indian restaurant nearby, which proved to be an excellent choice.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Derby, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2012

Good location just 10 minutes from city centre. Really good rooms decorated with contemporary design furniture and flat screen tv. Very handy the indoor car park too! Recommended for a short stay in Biarritz!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank rigiavio
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Zurich, Switzerland
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44 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2012

We got our room within 5 minutes upon arrival; the reception was efficient and we paid 90 euros inclusive breakfast.
To my opinion, this 3 stars hotel is perfect what belongs the equipments: this place was obviously renovated a short time ago and I can't see anything to improve.
The buffet breakfast was really good (with some original Tropicana orange juice served!).
I have only one recomandation to the management: could you please allow the sound of the television in the room to be a little bit lounder?

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank patrik_switzerland
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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2012

Stayed 11 nights at the Karitza. Lovely hotel Spotlessly clean and fresh. . Friendly ,helpful staff. Ideal location, close to Biarritz centre and beach. Great breakfast ,quantity,quality and variety of food excellent. Bright ,newly decorated bedroom with airconditioning of course. We had a very pleasant stay and would definitely go back there. Easy access to bus transport and train from Bayonne to Lourdes , Saint Jean Pied de Port. etc. Would love to have had more time there. Beautiful weather also .Great place to stay.Felicitations et merci beaucoup to all at the Hotel Karitza. A bientot !

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 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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1 Thank Angela G
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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2012

This hotel was a lovely place to spend 3 nights. It was a very close walk to the centre of Biarritz (under ten minutes) and for those that like a pool there was an outdoor pool,

The room itself looked to have been recently decorated with a seaside theme so all the finishing touches were fresh. The room was fairly small but I just use it for sleeping and the odd late afternoon rest so there was no need to be bigger. The bathroom was again newly done up but small and they provided shampoo/gel etc. The lady at the front desk helped us to navigate to Saint-Jean de Luz and the coach station etc in a friendly manner. I would definitely return.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank emily84London
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Palm Springs, California, United States
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274 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2012 via mobile

I stayed for 4 nights at the Best Western Plus Karitza. I have no idea why this was a "plus". My room on the 3rd floor overlooked the outdoor pool, and had an ok view, certainly not a spectacular ocean view, that if I had, would have been at a much more expensive property. This hotel was not an inexpensive place, compared to several other 3 and 4 star hotels I stayed at during a long trip to Europe. The room was incredibly small. It had a tiny open closet just as you entered the room, a bathroom with sink, toilet, and a shower that a was so small that a person who was fat would have had trouble fitting in it. It had a nice bed, but no where to put anything. I ended up squeezing my suitcase on the floor and it was a tight fit. No mini refrigerator as is usual for many 3 and 4 star places. The location was not too bad and was a short walk down to the main area and the Grande Plage. Overall it was just ok, nothing special. There was a big market just across the street.

Stayed August 2012, traveled solo
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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN PLUS Karitza

Property: BEST WESTERN PLUS Karitza
Address: 2 rue Guy Petit, 64200 Biarritz, France
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Location: France > Nouvelle-Aquitaine > Pyrenees-Atlantiques > Basque Country > Biarritz
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Business Hotel in Biarritz
#11 Romantic Hotel in Biarritz
#13 Family Hotel in Biarritz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Karitza 3*
Number of rooms: 77
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Modern hotel situated near the city centre and the beach of Biarritz; near Palais du Festival and the casino; multilingual staff. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Tulip Inn Biarritz Louisiane Hotel Biarritz

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