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La Grande Mare

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

3 courses with wine, fantastic staff and a lovely setting - what is there not to like! The hotel is local to us so we always try to book when there is a special offer on. 3 courses with wine was under £50 for 2 and well worth it. The staff go out of their way to ensure everybody is...

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Discrete and non-showy, the Grande Mare has upgraded its decor and modernised its ambience without drawing attention in a way that might undermine the improvements through gimmicky trendy styles which date quickly. The food is first rate and the sporting facilities match.

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Simon V, Owner at La Grande Mare, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Judith it was good to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us at La Grande Mare Hotel,Golf and Country Club. Should you decide to return you would,of course, be most welcome.

Guernsey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were given a wedding gift of an overnight stay with evening dinner and breakfast. On arrival we were made very welcome by the charming, polite and informative reception staff. To our surprise we were advised that we did not have a room but in fact a suite. That was an extremely pleasant surprise. Our suite was...

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Simon V, Owner at La Grande Mare, responded to this review

Hi Geomal A lovely surprise there with your wedding break at la Grande Mare Hotel,Golf and Country Club and it was a delight to read how much you both enjoyed it. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such kind words,I will share this with our team and we do hope to see you both again soon.

Castel, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Another fantastic evening at La Grande Mare 3 courses with a glass of wine with each course, what a great menu had a job to decide on what to have it was so good a big thank you to the staff who were so pleasant and efficient, we really love this place.

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Simon V, Owner at La Grande Mare, responded to this review

Hello John B So pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your recent dinner with the Dine and Wine offer. Thank you for taking the time to write so a great review -we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Went for a celebration of my wife's friends 50th and overnight stay . Room was first class as were staff and evening meal . Breakfast was nice and varied too . Well done . Alastair & Chug Drummond- Forbes Jersey .

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Simon V, Owner at La Grande Mare, responded to this review

Dear Alastair and Chug Thank you so much for the great review ,we were delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us recently and we hope to have the pleasure of your company again soon.

Guernsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We celebrated our Golden Wedding Anniversary at La Grande Mare. The room was upgraded to a suite. The food and service for our celebration dinner was excellent. Nothing was too much trouble for the efficient friendly staff. Thank you LGM.

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Simon V, Owner at La Grande Mare, responded to this review

Thank you Cobolez for the lovely words and congratulations on your Golden anniversary. We hope to see you again soon.

Guernsey Ch. Is
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stayed on a quids in deal with our friends, this included Champagne Afternoon tea, evening meal, overnight stay and breakfast. The afternoon tea was lovely and fresh but it is disappointing that places assume everyone likes salmon and egg mayonnaise sandwiches! The scones were beautiful, our drinks were served quickly and our tea served when we asked for it;...

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Simon V, Owner at La Grande Mare, responded to this review

Hi Tipples Thank you for the great review I will share this with the team so they can see how important it is to look at what we are getting right ,and more importantly, what we are getting wrong and need to improve on. The Hotel is open all year round and you will be very welcome should you decide...

Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed one night as part of quids in deal, our room was lovely, massive and very clean. No complaints what so ever with regards to the room! However service unfortunately was poor, both when we had afternoon tea and breakfast. We waited for around 25mins on tea for our afternoon tea after our order had been taken, then had to...

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Simon V, Owner at La Grande Mare, responded to this review

Hello Gemzie88 Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay with us,I have noted your comments and will discuss them with the team to improve our existing high standards that most seem to appreciate. Thank you for the review.

Guernsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Went to this hotel for Sunday lunch. The place was packed, honestly I have never seen a restaurant so full with people. We have been to this place a number of times and as usual the food was excellent. My main aim of writing this review is to mention the man because of whom their Sunday lunch was running smoothly....

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Simon V, Owner at La Grande Mare, responded to this review

Hi Amanda Many thanks for the wonderful review that you took the time to post ,I am sure this will be helpful to anyone considering a visit to Guernsey. Our Hotel is open all year round and it would be wonderful to see you again.

Reviewed 26 January 2017

Very nice and quite hotel and restaurant across the beach. The bedrooms are just huge and well furnished - with veranda with view on the golf course or the swimming pool. The restaurant has a nice à la carte menu with more than affordable prices. Very good value for money.The beds are very confortable and huge. 20 minutes by cab...

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Simon V, Owner at La Grande Mare, responded to this review

Hi Sophie Thank you so much for the lovely review and in taking the time to post it on Tripadvisor. The Hotel is open all year round and we do hope to have the pleasure of your company again soon.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Grande Mare Hotel, located on Guernsey's west coast, alongside the sweeping sands of Vazon Bay. The Hotel is set in over 120 acres of tranquil, private grounds with lakes, woodland and an 18 hole golf course and gardens. The courteous staff deliver impeccable service from the front of house and the presentation of your room to creating delicious pre-dinner cocktails, organising a memorable event or gym and golf instruction. The Hotel boasts excellent amenities including a fully equipped health suite, all weather tennis court, both indoor and outdoor bathing pools, a superb Restaurant and Brasserie and extensive business facilities, including WIFI connectivity and last but certainly not least a challenging 18 hole golf course. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Grande Mare

Address: Vazon Coast Road, Castel GY5 7LL
Region: United Kingdom > Channel Islands > Guernsey > Castel
Price Range: $82 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — La Grande Mare 4*
Number of rooms: 36
Also Known As:
La Grande Mare Hotel Castel
La Grande Mare Guernsey
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