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“Good value choice”
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Le Lagon Hotel
Ranked #1 of 20 Hotels in Noumea
Certificate of Excellence
Auckland
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42 reviews
24 hotel reviews
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“Good value choice”
Reviewed October 7, 2012

A group of us used the hotel while we were transiting in Noumea. We had a one bedroom suite which was very comfortable and a good size. There was secure parking around the back of the hotel which lead back directly into the hotel very near to our rooms. The building is a bit of a rabbit warren with different buildings linked together but this really doesn't impact on the stay.
The only negative was the shower over the bath we had didn't drain properly and it wasn't properly clean which may have been a result of the drain problem.
From our perspective far better value than Le Nouvata where we had stayed earlier in the year.

Room Tip: Pay the small premium for a studio for the extra space well worth while.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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Nouméa
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Reviewed September 28, 2012

My husband and I are here at the moment. We can only speak positively of this hotel. We were originally put in a room facing the road, which was very noisy, but on our request we got moved to another room on the side of the hotel and higher up where it is much quieter. The staff are very friendly and helpful. They put up with my French, yet speak English to my hubby who doesn't know their language. Yes, the beach here at Anse Vata is still closed, but the hotel has a lovely pool and also it costs very little by taxi-boat to Goat Island where one can swim and snorkel. It is cheap to get into the centre of town from here by taxi or bus and it is absolutely love to wlak for miles along the promenade. The locals, especially the Melanese people, are very friendly and helpful. I can only recommend this island and Nouméa very highly. I will most definitely be returning one day in the future.

Room Tip: Rooms away from the road are quieter and higher up is also better.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
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Coffs Harbour
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Reviewed September 26, 2012

If you're waiting to transfer to an outer island, you couldn't do better that Le Lagon. It's clean, spacious and the front desk staff are super helpful and even a bit wickedly funny. It's located near small supermarkets and the beach, which was unfortunately not open when we were there due to sewer construction works.(They are supposed to be completed by late October.)
I would definitely stay again. Great price and great accommodation in a small and family way. I should add that I am a bit fussy about accommodation, but have only good things to say about Le Lagon. Checked out Le Meridien just down the beach, but it was mouldy and musty - Le Lagon was fresh and happy.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Tewantin, Australia
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2012

a very nice hotel, within easy reach of Anse vate, a boulongarie and 2 small grocery shops. Good accomadation, very clean and comfortable with cheerful and efficient front desk staff. had a lovely week there. Very nice swimmimg pool and relaxation area.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Auckland, New Zealand
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117 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2012

We have just returned from 8 days at the Le Lagon and found the hotel did the basics very well. The hotel is clean and bright - the decor up to date. The foyer beautiful with the tropical fish and coral - almost better than the Aquarium down the road! We had a one bedroom suite which suited our needs well. The kitchenette was basic with only basic cutlery and crockery - no sharp knife, no chopping board, no can opener or cork screw. The sink had no plug, but that didn't really bother us for the few dishes we used. Free wi-fi in the rooms was great - bring your own cables. The in room safe wasn't working when we got there, but staff recified that promptly - had been jammed by the previous guests. Always remember to leave the safe door open when you vacate the room for the last time - that way the next people can use it! The room has a couch (turns into a bed) and flat screen tv, dvd and cd player - which we learnt to use after a bit of difficulty. TV in NC is all French speaking, so take dvd's if you want to watch anything and don't speak French. We had a room facing the side street and the balcony got all day sun - from 7.30am til dusk - brilliant for breakfast right through to pre dinner drinks. Had an outdoor table and two chairs. The bed was extremely comfy and huge. The bathroom was fairly standard with a shower over the bath. Wallmounted hairdryer and shaver plugs. The only thing I can think of that would have improved things would be a full length mirror in the bedroom. The pool area is kept very clean and tidy - small pool and spa nice. Pity that the suns goes off the whole area by afternoon or would have used it so much more, especially as Anse Vata beach is closed for swimming at present due to work on the sewer system. Work will be done by October though. There is a room with washer dryer - I think on two of the floors. There is also an ice maker in that room but the one on the 4th floor was working when we were there. Staff were friendly and helpful though not everyone spoke good English, but that was never a problem for us.

All in all the Le Lagon is great value and does what it says it does on their website. The patisserie down the road is fantastic as other reviews have said previously. They are closed Mondays. There are two convenience stores in the same area and a supermarket a couple of kilometers up Anse Vata Road - towards town. So it's a great place to stay with everything close by and the bus stops almost outside the door.

Room Tip: If you like all day sun on your balcony go for an upper room facing the side road.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Vlaardingen
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2012

Le Lagon is an nice and good hotel in the south (touristic/expensive) part of Noumea. The staff is friendly, our room was very good, there is a parking facility, in the lobby there are two computers for guests (free internet) and the hotel is at walking distance of restaurants, some shops and a beach.

Room Tip: A "one bedroom" is bigger than a "studio". We had a "one bedroom". (It...
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed September 3, 2012

This is a good hotel with a good location to everything. The reception attendants were very nice and accommodating. There was no problem communicating in English. The pool area was nice, but small. Unfortunately it was being renovated so I could not use. My room was facing the street, but there was no problem with noise at night. The hotel has also a washer & a dryer for those who wish to use them. The cloths in the dryer get hot, but not dry. If you require parking spot, the hotel has few spots, but I suggest you reserve in advance if you can.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled solo
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Property: Le Lagon Hotel
Address: 149 Route de l Anse Vata, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
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Location: New Caledonia > Grand Terre > Noumea
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Noumea
#1 Business Hotel in Noumea
#2 Romantic Hotel in Noumea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Le Lagon Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 62
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Le Lagon Hotel Noumea is a family run 3 star New Caledonia hotel that welcomes you as if you were a famous travel writer. From 2007 to 2009 the hotel was completely rebuilt from the ground up.To make sure the final result was perfect for your visit : They added a pool, a health spa and a whole new wing to the hotel making it one of the most modern and comfortable Noumea Hotels ... more   less 
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