Booked two rooms as part of our stay to attend conference at the congress centre.
One room was fine as had been recently modernised, the other gave some difficulty with the lock that had to be reset three times.
On the second day one of the rooms had not been cleaned and the bed not made.
We stayed in the Loges du Parc for 2 weeks in a studio room and had a very good experience. The hotel was quiet, the staff were friendly and the premises were very clean and well kept. Our studio contained a refrigerator, 2-burner stove, microwave and coffee maker - ideal for our needs. Maid service was only provided once a week, but that was not a problem for us. The location was handy to the train station, post office, restaurants and was a ten minute walk from the main shopping area and the casino. However, it was on a quiet street so there was no traffic noise.
We had just one night in L'Iroko but I'd be inclined to go back for longer. Our room had a side view of the lake and the road was quiet overnight even with our balcony doors open ( it was a warm night - though there was also a fan). We appreciated the hotel car park as we had lots of luggage to unload. The Italian receptionist (whose name I didn't get) was very helpful and friendly. Even though we arrived mid-evening and didn't get out to eat till gone 9pm, there were lots of lively restaurants nearby still doing service. The next door 'Skiff pub' was a brasserie that served wholesome food in a bustling atmosphere. Breakfast in the hotel was 12 euros pp which seems about standard from experience. It was a fairly typical buffet with good variety though a shame that it is served in a windowless room. Overall, recommended.
Superbly located on the banks of the beautiful Lac du Bourget lake, the 3-star INTER-HOTEL L'Iroko offers a quality …More
Overlooking a beautiful lake and mountains, the hotel has lovely views, great grounds and an impressive pool. However, the two-star Michelin restaurant is what really makes this hotel so special. The food was superb and not nearly as expensive as it would have been if located in a major city. The personable chef came around to talk with the evening diners. He shared with us his philosophy of the meal: ingredients have to be healthy and fresh and local; menu has to have limited salt, sugar and butter; the dish should have a mix of textures, colors and - of course - tastes. Every course was a success.
The standard hotel room has more limited views - but you get what you pay for.
Debra from Dallas, TX
Member of the prestigious French hotel family Relais & Chateaux, the luxury hotel Ombremont and its gourmet restaurant Le …More
staff were really good hotel was nice and really good for the money the area was stunning their was loads of resturants around the town we found a great one the lake was good well worth a visit will be going back
mick from stevenage
Modern hotel in the centre of Aix-Les-Bains 300 metres from the casino and thermal baths, three kilometres from Lake …More
Nice place, with a beautiful park around. Nice and large (octaginal pool), and good spa facilities. You can also sunbath outside during the warm season. 15 min walk from the city centre, so location is not central, but this is the price for being surrounded by green. There is also a bus but rather infrequent. Bring slippers or flip flops for the pool since they are compulsory, and otherwise you have to buy them (I found 9 eur pretty expensive, but I never bought slippers in my life so this could be reasonable).
Doesn't look great from the outside and the room is too sparse if you expect to be in there a lot; having said that it's cheap, clean and pleasant and ideal for business trips where you need easy access to the station/cabs.
Be warned the wifi is fast but only allows http/https traffic so you may have problems with email or VPNs for work.
On arriving at the hotel we were disappointed by the location. On entering we found the reception area drab and totallt uninspiring. We were show to our room which was small and bare. we left immediately and found another hotel.
We arrived on a Monday and the restaurant was closed. The hotel had let us know this in advance so we ate out. Beware the taxis are very expensive. On arrival the receptionist was incredibly helpful and showed us round the hotel personally, the best welcome we have ever experienced.
The food is superb. The pool area blissful and the gardens and grounds are great too.
Our room was in the old part and very comfortable.
It is nearly as quiet and peaceful as it looks but be aware there is a motorway that runs through these valleys and they create a constant thrum of traffic noise like background white noise and constant. Not a big problem though.
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