The hotel is fairly priced and a convenient walk to the beach. There is a small grocery store less than a kilometer away as well as a number of restaurants, some better than others.
Our first night at the hotel was one mishap after another, including a much longer than advertised shuttle ride from the hotel, the restaurant manager being very, very rude to us, our bill being incorrect and having to be fixed, the bell-hop service taking us to TWO rooms that were occupied before actually taking us to our room.... All of this in the first hour of arriving.
Management was attentive the following day, working to fix what I will call glitches.
We didn't eat breakfast every day, though it was included in the price. The make fresh omelets and crepes - which is a lovely way to start the morning. We chose not to eat at the restaurant in the evening, as we had some fussy eaters in our group and the buffet didn't seem to offer many simple foods.
We didn't use the spa - so cannot comment.
The rooms were clean and cleaned every day. The only thing that was problematic with the rooms is that in the family room, the air conditioner is in one of the rooms, the second room door needed to be open in order to feel the air con.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel Le Palmiste is situated in the most charming facets of Mauritius, the North West, more precisely in the coastal village of Trou aux Biches. Le Palmiste Resort & Spa reveals itself in a very warm atmosphere surrounded by an exotic garden situated at not more than two minutes from the public beach of Trou aux Biches.Distances: 60 Km from the airportHotel Facilities: • 81 rooms • Restaurant • Wifi facilities• Bar & Pool Bar ( Le Ralph`s Bar )• 3 Swimming pools• Meeting room • 1 Kids Pool • Spa, Esthetique, Hammam, Jacuzzi & Sauna• Hairdressing • Tour desk & transport • Reading lounge • Night club Accommodations 81 rooms in 3 categories of rooms:41 Standard roomsGarden and pool view with one double or twin bed and possibility of adding one extra bed.28 Superior roomsGarden and pool view with one double or twin bed and possibility of adding one extra bed.12 Family rooms Garden and pool view with one double bed and one adjoining two twin beds for 2 kidsAll rooms are equipped with:Telephone with direct international accessIndividual digital safe LCD TV with local and satellite channelsBathrooms with showers Mini bar (upon request)Tea/Coffee,Hair Dryer,Electricity 220-240VElectric shaver pointRestaurants Le Cateau Vert - offering buffet breakfast, lunch a la carte and dinner theme buffets and menus. SPA Le Lotus center is the wellness lounge for relaxation and enjoying the peacefulness .The wellness lounge provide facilities of Sauna, Jacuzzi, and Steam bath and massage treatments .Using only the finest natural ingredients, our attentive and unassuming therapists will help rejuvenate your body and revitalize your mind to fully appreciate your surroundings vacation. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel Le Palmiste
- Le Palmiste Mahebourg
- Le Palmiste Resort & Spa Mauritius/Trou Aux Biches