Fantastic stay, great service friendly staff. Our reservation was a little mixed up and our room wasn't ready for us so we had to move after the first night, then we had a double instead of a twin. But when we told them, they did sort it out. For me the beds were not very comfy - but that may be just me! You will need a car as this hotel is high on a hill and a good distance from anything. But this island is worth exploring so that shouldn't be a problem! La Toubana has great views, a fab restaurant and as I have said the staff are fantastic! So generally a great Hotel.
The rooms were comfortable, clean, stylish, and the beds were extremely comfortable. The views from the balconies were lovely and the balcony kitchenette was adequately stocked and very handy. The bathrooms were very nice, modern, very clean. Our only complaint was that there could be more hooks or shelf space, and the lighting could be a little better. The fact that the Mahogany is one of several buildings within the La Creole Hotel complex was a little confusing at first. The hotel staff was generally very helpful and pleasant; a few exceptions, especially in the buffet restaurant. Definitely a snobby bias against those who are not fluent in French! Be warned if you are English-speaking and not French-fluent that most staff outside of the front desk do not speak much English and misunderstandings can result. The food in the buffet, breakfast and dinner, is good-to-excellent. The pool is beautiful. The beach and swimming cove were just so-so, but the option of being taken out to Islet de Gossier just offshore, upon request, more than made up for it. Many amenities in the hotel and pretty grounds, like a good bar and much comfy common space for hanging out, made for an extremely pleasant stay.
Check in went smooth and they helped us with our luggage. We are native English speakers can speak Spanish and most people spoke English well enough. We did our best to speak French (which didn't help... LOL). Hotel is well kept and has a lot of charm. A good location but the rooms are pretty basic and nowhere near romantic like we stayed at in Le Grande Anse area near Deshaies. Suitable, good sized, clean and live-able nonetheless. CAN hear the waves crashing, all is good...
Reserved a lowest cost, Gardenview room. We got a huge suite overlooking the beach with two full baths. Gorgeous, enormous pool with swim up open air bar. Open air lobby and dining room. Terrific location bordering the marina with lots of restaurants within easy walking distance. Breakfast is included.
After a minor traffic mishap, the wonderful hotel desk people handled everything, including filling out the legal forms and negotiating with the other party.
One of the very best places to stay in the Caribbean.
Family feel to this hotel, everyone that worked there was very friendly. Had a friendship drinks night which meant we met other people staying there. The Rotabas had everythig we needed and its close proximity to the beach is great.We would stay there again and recommend it to others.
"Clean hotel near the Beach, Casino and Restaurant "
The Hotel was whaat we needed for the one night we were on the island waiting for our flight.
It is well situated, near the beach, Casino and Resturant in "Le Gosier". It is not to far from the airport, will cost between 25 to 35 euros to get to airport (Depending on time of day or day)
With its white-sand beaches, rolling hills, and coral reefs, Grand-Terre remains the most frequently visited of the Guadeloupe Islands, and tourists snorkel, dive, or fish in the pristine waters of the Caribbean Sea. For land activities, play a round of 9-hole at Golf International of Saint Francois, visit one of the island's casinos, or dance the evening away at a local nightclub.
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