Very convenient for our short golfing break.Good value at Booking prices for single occupancy of our very comfortable rooms.We have been before and will hope to go again The menu in the restaurant was limited and more geared to curistes than golfers.However, I can appreciate that the majority of guests at this period are curistes
The staff knew the answers to all our questions and were friendly and helpful.
We enjoyed our stay at the hotel because of the position, near golf course and beach, not too near St J de M because in August the town is packed. no
The location is ideal for access to the forest and the adventures therein; plus restaraunt and other facilities of the town and the golf course.No problem parking. No a proper shower and no BBC World or CNN on the TV.
The calm and the quiet were notable, and the pleasant walk along an 800 meter woodland path to a secluded beach a great pleasure. The cleanliness of the room and the restaurant was second to none. The welcome and attention of all the staff were excellent. Funally, all the guests were civilised!
Good swimming pool and childrens play area. Rooms a bit run down and in need of modernising.
Not much. Room smelt, was very cold, bathroom was revolting with very poor lighting and not that clean either. Towels were threadbare.
Quiet, clean Bland, no flair
The swimming pool was great. The kids loved it.
Hassle-free, relatively quite area. Cleaning ladies were friendly and understanding...family room for four including two teenage boy's means late rising and slow getting out of their way to clean. The room was quite cramped so probably more suitable for families with young children. Perhaps this is an area Hotels could provide more detail about.
It was located in the town within walking distance of the waterfront, shops and restaurants The hotel was simply awful. Room was grubby and over the road so was very noisy. we booked for two nights but left after one.
The staff were very helpful and accommodating The room had quite an odour of stale urine and dried urine was on the toilet floor. Also the music played during breakfast was far too loud and inappropriate, although the staff, when asked if it could be turned off, did reduce the volume.
rooms poor, very small and basic.
the hotel was centrally positioned and the staff were superb perfectly satisfied on all counts.
excellent locatin close to harbour area. friendly staff and when we had a problem with the sheets being dirty on our bed, the staff arranged clean bed linen straight away no complaints
The staff were very helpful. I would have liked tea, coffee and water in the room and English style pillows because French ones are too thin.
Room had Balcony Convenience for Beach,Shops etc. I understood on booking there was a Bath in the room, but I had to pay extra for this facility
Very good location, very close to beach. Very reasonable rates
welcoming very efficient and ecellent food and service
The location is excellent and the staff was helpful. Great for the money we spent. The room was a bit dark and felt a bit musty, but then again, we weren't facing the street which might have made a difference.
Clean hotel, close to the beach Small bathroom, not too clean.
The hotel is very central. The owner speaks good english and was very helpful. Parking was a bit of a problem. We ad to drive around for quite a while to find a space.
This is a pleasant 2 star hotel right in the heart of Saint Jean de Monts. We were greeted by the owner/manager whose English is far better than my French. The hotel is 5 minutes from the superb beach and is one block away from the main shopping street. Car parking is just outside the hotel. Breakfast is plain and simple but fresh and well presented. Just one minor point - the automatic light switch might have the timer extended by about 30 seconds in order to reach the second floor from the ground floor.
The owners couple of the hotel is very friendly. The hotel furthermore is simple, staircase to all the rooms, (was there an elevator?) and very basic and quiet old fashioned rooms. The sandy beach is 200 meters walking. Just in front of the hotel is a public parking area, free of charge. The French style breakfast was friendly managed by the owners couple. The connecting rooms were simple. In one room (with twin beds) was a sink and in the other room (with double bed) was the bathroom with toilet. So the older kids had to pass the parents room always. It could be better when the beds are changed to the other room! The door between the connecting rooms could not be locked! So there is a lack of privacy. The toilet made a lot of noise ... poor neighbours!
There was no indication the hotel was under renovation, which was surprising to see upon arrival and no mention of it at all. There was no advance mention of the renovation going on.
Convenient location, helpful owner. W-Fi available. Good value family rooms, linked. Public parking sometimes difficult to find space, breakfast times could start earlier than 8.30. Some noise at night, but it is a town centre location.
Absolutely nothing, except perhaps the room was clean We can only give the proprietor the benefit of the doubt and think we were given a room not normally occupied by guests especially as the room did not appear to have a telephone. It was the smallest most depressing room we had ever stayed in and although it did have a wardrobe this remained locked during our stay. We could, however, see through a gap in the door that there was neither a hanging rail or hangers, so we did not bother to unpack. In the bathroom the shower head would not stay attached to its fixture so had to be held by hand. We thought the hotel was very tired and in need of some major refurbishment.
Friendly staff Expensive, poor breakfast
There was nothing I did not like about the hotel. I will be stayng there again
Close to all facilities. This hotel is spotlessly clean and the staff friendly and welcoming.
friendly staff; premises clean; near shopping street. Good value for price. Showers very poor. Scalding/Freezing
I warmly recommend this hotel. It is in the very centrum of St Gilles-Croix-de-Vie. Very friendly, nice and quiet. Big comfortable room.
Good location in centre of towm-parking very convenient
This was a return visit. A nice family run hotel with friendly staff. Very clean and a great location very close to the train station.
If you're a fan of original hotel features in an Edwardian hotel, this is the place for you. The floors, the bathroom tiles, the furniture are all lovely - but the hotel is not faded at all (except for the outside, which faces the sea so gets winter storms every year) - it's charming and the staff provide the warmest welcome you'll find. The hotel has been in the same family since being built, and it shows - lovely touches of detail everywhere. The double bed was large and comfortable, and crisply made up every day, our room (with a balcony) was spacious and spotless, and the location great for the beach, cycle hire, the roads out to nearby St Gille or St Hilaire - we'd go back just to stay in this hotel, frankly. We didn't eat in the hotel - the menu was mainly typically seaside, and we're vegetarians. This isn't a complaint; it's a typically French menu!
The setting of the Hotel was great for exploring the beach and surrounding areas. Parking was great and the staff were extremely friendly and helpfull. When we arrived in France this was our 1st stop for 2 nights and we were very taken back with how at home and relaxed we we felt. The room we had was perfect very spacious and clean and very comfortable. We would definately book again the experience of staying at this hotel was one we wont forget, we had 2 great few days in the area and wanted to stay an extra few nights.
the staff and the hotel were 5 stars excellent no faults at all
Excellent location. Shops within walking distance. Well equipped room with good decor. No problems
Very welcme at reception, helpful expalining breakfast times. Escorted to room and informed how to change heating, and turn on television. Got the bath I requested which was excellent. No bad points
We liked being able to self cater in our extremely clean apartment which was small but well equipped and comfortable. Pool was pleasant but rather cold.
indoor and outdoor swimming pools rooms were quite poor and it would be hard to stay any longer than 3 nights without tripping over each other....the room was for 4 we had 2 adults and a 3 year old and were cosy on the extreme...oh and the cooker shorted out for 1 whole evening tripping all power in the fuse box
clean rooms and friendly service
nothing It feels like a motel and it is very basic not good value for money
very friendly staff, ideal location for beach and town
So much better than first impressions - We arrived at the hotel and were somewhat disappointed, however once we were inside the room, it was beautiful. Clearly recently refurbished, it was large and spacious with modern features....the best shower by far! Very clean and with incredibly friendly and helpful staff. It was a 10 min walk into the centre but this did mean that it was peaceful
The hotel was very well located for beach and restuarants, the room very clean and comfortable and the staff first class. They switched us from a studio to a room with no problems.
Confort and cleaning TV
The hotel is in a good location, back from the over-busy coastal strip. It is very calm, in spite of being on a main road. Our room was absolutely delightful, with a veranda overlooking a lily pond. The breakfast and hors d'oevres buffets were excellent. So near and yet so far. The couple who run the hotel just don't seem to want to make contact with the guests. He was in and out of the (rather characterless) restaurant all evening. Why didn't he, for example take the orders, thus adding a personal touch? And if the breakfast hot drink had been served personally, rather than having been in a pot for goodness knows how long, that would have provided a further opportunity for contact.
the room was very good.The swimming pool was excellent.The hotel was easy to find.I would stay again if going that way.
Friendly atmosphere with use of the covered swimming pool and tennis court. A bit pricey for the location.
the room was a surprise as it had a veranda. food was very good
Great rooms, excellent food and facilities, friendly staff
Posirion and parking Food was the worst I had during three weeks in France
Very quiet hotel - good soundproffing, nice little garden, altogether very pleasant
Lovely room, excellent restaurant, nice pool
Friendly atmosphere ideal location and the food was excellent. Avery quite pleasant stay No
Very good hotel Rooms very well presented, and staff frendly and helpfull ...... we booked to stay another 7 days ..... Hope to go here again
Fantastic restaurant for dinner. Food and service top notch. Room basic but clean and comfortable.
Well situated, central yet quiet. Bedrooms of good size, clean and comfortable, though fairly basic. Dinner menus offer good choice and value; quality of food, especially seafood, excellent. Reception and check-out efficient, staff friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. We would certainly stay here again.
friendliness of staff
Location for town and beach very good. Rooms very clean.
excellent location, very private, very relaxing
We spent three nights at the hotel, the rooms were very comfortable and clean and the staff very helpful, particularly accomodating an extra night that we had not booked. Excellent indoor pool. Good food in restaurant but a bit pricey to eat there every night
The room at the Robinson was pretty standard, not exceptional, it was what I would have expected for the price range. However the restaurant is exceptional and is reputed to be the best in the area. With the amount of full tables around us in the evening, this would certainly bear testament to its reputation. I would have prefered a duvet rather than blankets on the bed.
Comfortable, warm, friendly, easy access to village, quiet, good restaurant......... Nothing
good facilities and restaurant
It had a lovely atmosphere
Very nice hotel, comfortable spacious room with sea view and balcony. Good value for money. Very good breakfast. Locking up the hotel and closing reception at 9pm!
Excellent, fun hotel, brilliant location, nice room, quiet and comfortable. Breakfast was basic but good quality and plenty of it. None at all.
Pleasant room with table and chairs well decorated A pity there was no restaurant service, it was a wet and miserabe October evening and we had to drive again(after a long drive through France) to get a meal.
Decor, comfortable bed, nice bathroom and balcony with sea view Breakfast was so boring and expensive for what it was. Bar and restaurant not open and limited numbers of close by - had to drive into local towns
localityto beach excellent.Secure parking for car excelllent
everything, the staff the decor the atmosphere was excellent -the location is excellent just cannot fault it for the rate charged. room service for drinks ends a bit early and the hotel itself shuts at 21.00 so no access to drink or snacks thereafter. That said took own drinks/snacks in the second night so no problem.
relaxed nice area
I liked the proximity to a lovely beach We thought that the inside courtyard rooms were a bit airless and small for summer...prob ably very cosy and warm in winter!,in any event, it was very clean , modern and comfortable. A twin room we believe is a little bit bigger and next time we are treating ourselves to a sea view with balcony.
Nice and quiet, Staff very helpful & friendly. The resturant is only open July & August. Finding food on a Monday can be a challenge as the local resturants can be fully booked or closed.
This hotel was fantastic, the rooms were spotless, beautifully furnished and the shower was excellent on a par to a mini wet room. The staff were friendly, efficient, welcoming and helpful. Would definitely go back again and again.
it was clean, economical nice location convenient en route stop.
The swimming pool was a bonus. We stayed here because of the reputation of the restaurant and we were not disappointed. Best oysters we have ever tasted at a very reasonable price. Owners very pleasant. Our room outside was in need of a complete make over. Odd bedside lamps, faded pictures on the wall, curtain hook off the wall, rusty towel rail. We felt 74 euros was over priced for a double room of this standard.
This place is a little gem of a find for a family holiday. Well located for beaches and exploring the area, but not prime location,so very reasonably priced. Welcoming hosts, where nothing is too much trouble. Easy access chalet style accomodation with a superb, well priced restaurant on site.
indoor swimming pool
food dog in restaurant. If staff/you touch dog then table/food !
The manager made us feel welcome from the moment we arrive, helped considerably by his great grasp of English (yes, I am one of those Brits who does not have a great grasp of French!). We ate in the restaurant a couple of nights but fended for ourselves for breakfast. This was not difficult as our room had a fridge for fresh juice and pastries which can be bought locally. The restaurant was very pleasant and the lady that ran it was again, very helpfull (ie. Had good level of spoken english!!). Our kids loved the pool and the resident cat and dog. All in all, we were very happy with our choice.
friendly staff, nice pool and garden, quiet location, good restaurant
Excellent welcome from all staff. Room was great. Restaurant was outstanding. Pool was brilliant.
What a wonderful hotel. One of the best we stayed in on our tour. The proprietor could not have been more helpful and we had a lovely room near the pool which was warm and clean. Dinner in the restaurant was excellent and not overpriced for the quality.
The proprietors were totally charming and very helpful. We were given an upgrade on our room as we were staying four nights. Breakfasts were in a beautiful conservatory and were delicious. The rooms opened out onto a courtyard which trapped the sun, and the design of the gardens and the surroundings was artistic. Swallows and sand martins, and the church bells were the only music to be heard. A beautifully quiet and restful hotel, with a splendid restaurant next door, run by another branch of the family. Due to the weakness of the pound when we went, it turned out to be a lot more expensive than we had planned, as meals were £20 a head minimum and breakfasts at £8 seemed a bit steep.
Tranquil venue, interesting buildings and a chance to relax. Excellent Gourmet dinners Could have supplied a more varied breakfast, with cereals. Also a hotel wanting to attract international visitors should have at least one TV channel in English. This is typical of France, whilst other countries have satellite TV with channels in English, Spanish, Italian, German, etc.; does not cost much but has high added value.
Charming old chateau in 17 ha of parkland including swimming pool and tennis courts. Well appointed dining room provides a good range of menus.
Beautiful grounds, quiet, good location for our requirements. Elegant dining room and bedroom No help offered with cases even though to get to our bedroom we had four flights of stairs. (the chatuea had no lift) No tea or coffee making facilities in room. The information via email was misleading regarding the number of evenings the chateau restaurant was open.
The food was formidable! The bed caused me severe backache
It was more than we expected!
Fantastic building, need some investment to get back to its origin, Rooms very basic and service non existing, No lift, stiff stairs, Food at the restaurant fantastic, deserves to be a Michelin Restaurant but again waiters and staff are not at that level.
nice surroundings bad wifi connection
Beautiful building and grounds, excellent restaurant. Too expensive
The owner was there to welcome us and give us a full history of the Chateau which was very nice. The grounds were excellent and was a 'Bill Oddie' paradise. Cuisine was to a very high standard. Rooms were a little small for the price charged.
Location. Very Quiet. Big rooms tastefully furnished. Safe parking. Trusting Staff. Warning: a car is needed as you are in the middle of no where.