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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The site was lovely, great toilet blocks. Large spacious pitches. Pool area great. The only downside was the mosquitos. I was eaten alive!! we had strong repellent, citronella candles lit but still were bitten! They were so bad we were cabined up in our caravan by 8pm as we dare not sit outside for the fear of being bitten! went...

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Bravay-JP, Gérant at Sunelia L'Hippocampe, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Madam, Thank you very much for your stay on our campsite and your compliments about the sanitary, the pitches and our pool area! This year we were also unpleasantly surprised by the fact that our village was infested with mosquitoes this summer. The area around the campsite is treated with biological products, which destroy the larvae before hatching....

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely family holiday in August using a campervan on the river. It was hot and the pool and area was great. The water slides were good fun. The cafe and restaurant was of a high standard. The staff were all very friendly and all spoke English.

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Bravay-JP, Gérant at Sunelia L'Hippocampe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your stay on our campsite and your recommendation! Maybe we will see you next time!

Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We stayed here for 4 nights between 1st and 5th of August. When we first arrived reception was heaving and the girl who was suppose to escort us to our pitch got confused and took the wrong family. Eventually things were sorted. The pitch was more or less as far away from reception and the pool as you could get...

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Bravay-JP, Gérant at Sunelia L'Hippocampe, responded to this review

Many thanks for your stay on our campsite and your positive comments and ideas! We hope that we will see you back another year!

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We had a really good week here. We stayed in a Taos mobile home which was really amazing with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a private deck with sun loungers and garden furniture. It was so relaxing to hang out there in the evening. The people on the reception are super friendly and super helpful. One girl found as recommendations...

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Bravay-JP, Gérant at Sunelia L'Hippocampe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recommendations! We are sorry for your first impression, which is so important. Our reception desk sure is small, but should not look shabby and dirty! We are sorry we gave you this impression and will do everything to avoid this in future. We are very glad you did have a nice stay with us!

Reviewed 2 July 2016

Good site on banks of the river, varying pitch sizes but all big. No swimming allowed in the river. Very fast flowing, but very pleasant sitting on the bank side. We stayed here for three nights on our way back North, travelling in a 25ft motorhome. Outside pool area was very good, lots of space and areas to sit or...

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Bravay-JP, Gérant at Sunelia L'Hippocampe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments and we hope to see you back another year again!

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2016

There are several categories of pitch at this very large site, the best having a river view. These are the most expensive but are the sunniest least claustrophobic. Our visit was in mid June and apart from the bar nothing else was open, a bit disappointing considering the 26 euros / night it cost us.

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Bravay-JP, Gérant at Sunelia L'Hippocampe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your stay at Hippocampe! During the month of June, our swimming pools, bar and restaurant were open, only the camping shop wasn’t open yet. We also organized activities during the weekends. Of course, this is not as intensive as in the high season. We hope you did have a nice stay even though.

Aschaffenburg, Germany
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We stayed for two weeks, one in high Season and one in low. Our cabin was a TAOS 3 bedroom and is first rate, we have been staying on campsites like this for over 10 years and this is the best cabin we have ever stayed in. On walking around the campsite all the accommodation looked of a high standard...

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Bravay-JP, Gérant at Sunelia L'Hippocampe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your opinion and suggestions after your stay on our campsite! We certainly take in consideration your and other guest’s remarks concerning the swimming pool. Every year we try to improve our services and this year a first step was made with the swimming pool area already. We try to go on with our projects in...

Staines, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Nice site, lots to do. Good pool. Showers and toilets very clean. The reception team have always been very friendly and helpful. We have visited at high season and there are lots of people on site but thats because its is 'high season'!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It is a shame that other reviewers felt the need to drop their rating due to this...

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Bravay-JP, Owner at Sunelia L'Hippocampe, responded to this review

Dear Family, Thank you very much for you review on our campsite! We are very happy to welcome you on our site again next July. See you soon!

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 31 July 2013

We vacationed here 2 weeks in July with our 4 kids from the US and rented a 3 bedroom TAOS 1. week and a 3 BR DeLuxe Family the second (TAOS was sold out 2. week). TOAS was very nice and in a quiet location. Tight, of cause with 6, but manageable. Camp was way too small for all the...

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Bravay-JP, Gérant at Sunelia L'Hippocampe, responded to this review

We thank you so much for sharing your experience with other internet users. Your opinion is very important, to help our guests making a good choice: the campsite, the possible activities, but also the description of the environments are very valuable. Our business is to make you forget yours for a moment! That’s why we do our utmost to satisfy...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 29 July 2013

my wife and I arrived soaking wet on bicycles as we were cycle touring and this was the first campsite we found after the heavens opened, from the moment we arrives the attitude of the staff was not that helpful, and one member of staff seemed to really not want us there.. the young assistant seemed as though she was...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The campsite is in the heart of the Haute Provence, Sunelia l'Hippocampe stretches out on 11 hectares in a quiet, preserved nature along the river the Durance. Nearby wild thyme and lavender-scented hillsides, this is an excellent departure point for many excursions and trips. A dream spot for walking, cycling, mountain biking, canyoning and many other outside activities.In the high season a full entertainment program, with sports tournaments, archery, aqua gym and in the evening cabaret and dancing evenings, shows, karaoke which can be continued in the lower level soundproof discotheque. For the younger children, shows, games and handicrafts activities.A lot of services are offered; two heated swimmingpools and water slides, a restaurant , bar and take away meals, a launderette, baby room and wireless internet connection all over the campsite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunelia L'Hippocampe

Address: la Croix | Route Napoleon, 04290 Volonne, France
Region: France > Provence > Alpes-de-Haute-Provence > Volonne
Price Range: ₹ 921 - ₹ 6,024 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sunelia L'Hippocampe 5*
Number of rooms: 150
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