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1 review
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Great family run hotel with BBQ facilities and fridge for guest use Including hob microwave oven and all utensils with tables and chairs etc. Jaccuzzi on roof top good also though small charge for it.

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Thank areid_883071
Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Where do I start? Our 'Superior' room just simply wasn't, with hardly any space to move and tasteless, eccentric furnishings. The dusty rose petals on the bed said it all. The bathroom smelt awful and the bedroom smelt of very cheap air freshener. The oddest hotel we've ever visited and we didn't feel welcome at all. Reception gave us no... More 

Thank BuntyD
Bruges, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This is not a hotel - there is a permanent stench in the room; on checking in, you have to sign a sheet full of regulations and rates otherwise mentioned on the booking.com website; we wonder if this 'manager' did ever have any reflections on hospitality and generosity.

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Thank 901hansr
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We, four adults, spent one night here en route to staying with friends in the Dordogne. The location is excellent, being about 100 yards from the main beach and a number of restaurants and bars. There is secure parking at a reasonable cost about 75 yards from the hotel which is a bonus if you are travelling with a loaded... More 

Thank justSKIing
Lausanne, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed 23 January 2016

good stay, big room, ventilation a little bit noisy and special decoration. Availabity of parking is a plus regarding the size of the roads between beach and port, lots of restaurants around, easy to find

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Thank 415stephaned
South Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 January 2016

Lovely hotel although decor was a bit unexpected. Loved the constellation over our bed, the room was nice and the balcony the perfect size to rest. We so enjoyed soaking in the large jacuzzi and would have booked a massage if we had realized they were available ahead of arrival. Very nice Staff!

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Thank LisaStrong-Muenow
Gilbert, Arizona
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118 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

I selected this hotel based on other reviews. It was close to the train station that I was arriving in and near the beach. It is quite different than I would normally look for, but in the right place. My room was on the ground floor, the only room on this floor, and 4 feet from the front desk. Don't... More 

Thank Capt65
Rugby, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 August 2015

an interesting hotel, but the best we stayed in during our time in France. we were given a room upgrade with great sea views and particularly enjoyed the décor. staff were helpful and tried their best to speak English when our French let us down.

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Thank philipbF1133ZZ
Perth, Australia
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19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 July 2015

Good location, depending who was on reception is to how good the service is, some not very friendly, not even really sure how to describe this property I think other reviews using quirky are quite right bit of an adults only vibe & rooms aren't very soundproof. Didn't use the spa the pictures make it look a lot bigger than... More 

Thank Angnev62
Carnforth, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

Great location, close to beach and town centre and restaurants and quite easy to find considering the tiny roads. Locked car parking with back access to hotel, so useful. List of little extras. Picnic area with little tables and chairs, sheltered, with crockery, bits, microwave, fridge....all outside the back entry. Beautiful baroque painted dining room, then the decor gets totally... More 

Thank Carol W

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Spa hyper city center and beach near the pedestrian streets and close to shops, train station and all city activities. historically the oldest hotel in the city with a breakfast room ranked 19th style. Completely renovated in 2014 Enjoy a well-being center (fitness massage chair, sauna and roof terrace with sea view solarium and jacuzzi) and its treatment institute. Access to the picnic area cooking facilities Special business offers, conference room ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arc en Ciel

Address: 13 rue Chanzy, 85100, Les Sables-d'Olonne, France
Region: France > Pays de la Loire > Vendee > Les Sables-d'Olonne
Price Range: ₹ 4,298 - ₹ 8,231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Arc en Ciel 3*
Number of rooms: 39
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Also Known As:
Arc En Ciel France/Vendee
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Les Sables-d'Olonne
#8 Family Hotel in Les Sables-d'Olonne
#8 Romantic Hotel in Les Sables-d'Olonne
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Don't stay on the first floor. Don't forget, NO AC here.”
 of 5 bubbles Capt65, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Sea view .....and get the seagull chorus as a bonus!”
 of 5 bubbles CarolW174, 8 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Choose a room with a balcony from higher floor.”
 of 5 bubbles MatkustajaNizza, 17 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Don't go”
 of 5 bubbles Margaret052, 8 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Sea view room as probably quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Shirley854, 22 Sep 2013 | Read review
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