Spent two nights here which was not enough! This is a fascinating and beautiful area to explore and Pierre & Vacances provides an ideal base. It is within easy walking distance of Juno beach and the Canadian museum and not far to Arromanches and the other D-Day beaches.
We booked it to avoid a night in Paris and travelled easily into Caen to park and catch the train into the city. The journey was very comfortable, half the price of fares in the UK for twice the distance.
The accommodation is 'bijou' but very practical and everything we needed, except a toaster, which we could have hired from reception if we wanted to but we managed without. Just a short stride to the restaurants for an excellent choice of evening meals, coffee etc.
Others have commented on the short opening hours of reception but it is not difficult to organise arrival time to fit in and we didn't find it a problem.
The pool is lovely but the changing room is quite tight and not as private as British visitors might like especially at closing time. I threw a towel round me and hurried back to the apartment for a shower!
Lovely and quiet, perfect for a few relaxing days or longer if you are lucky.
The highlight of this hotel is the amazing restaurant they have and really friendly staff.
I wouldn't even know where to start. Everything was so good we are actually planing another trip to France simply because we wanna go there again. I just hope it doesn't get too popular.
Room was cozy, and clean, bed was comfortable, heating appropriate.
The building is this medieval like house converted into a hotel but with some of the features kept like brick works and stairs or the back yard, feels like each brick have a story to tell. Great value for what they deliver, thank you all the team specially the twins (shame I can't remember the name of the boys) and we will be back
Alex from London
A stone's throw from the fine sand beaches of the 'Côte de Nacre' (Mother of pearl coast), amid restful greenery, the …More
Great location, calm, quiet room in pleasant hotel. Room had all we needed and hotel was an easy 20 mins drive in early morning to ferry back to Portsmouth. Beach is also nice, good for children and with cafes and shops nearby.
Elizabeth from London
The hotel & restaurant "Beau Rivage" offers direct access to the beach. This charming family hotel welcomes guests to …More
"Hotêl de Lion-sur-mer is a very clean, safe hotel."
The woman who runs the hotel is a little abrupt, but she is doing this all by herself from what I could see. She does have help with cleaning the rooms, and I actually saw the bedspreads and comforters being removed for cleaning. The towels are thick and clean. The windows work well, and the rooms looks like they have been renovated recently. Kiddy-corner across the street is a great pizza place to eat that serves wonderful salads, crepes, galettes.
Kathleen from Boston
Located in the heart of Normandy in the seaside town of Lion-sur-Mer, this hotel offers comfortable and affordable …More
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