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Vernon, France
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saint Palais sur Mer is a happy, unpretentious seaside resort benefitting from the chic coastal town of Royan to the south and the simple, unspoiled Côte Sauvage to the north. If there is one place that can help Saint Palais move gracefully into the 21st century then it is La Villa Ouest. Sincere, relaxed and attentive, the owners of the... More 

Thank Gayle S
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19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We recently stayed 3 nights at the Art's Hotel on our first visit to Saint-Palais-sur-Mer and are already looking forward to our next stay! Check-in/Check-out: Friendly and efficient welcome on arrival and check-out, from the owners who both speak excellent English. The hotel's location would be hard to beat! We stayed in one of the Deluxe Jardin rooms and it... More 

Thank FriendlyPlaces-UK
ALEXANDRE R, Propriétaire at La Villa Ouest, responded to this review

Woaah!! What an amazing comment, full of details and very joyful and positive. Many many thanks for your most kind praise; it is heart warming to have such great feedback from our clients. Please do come back soon and call myself or Guillaume to make you reservation. Kindest regards Alex More 

Limoges, France
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is probably the sixth time we have stayed at this hotel,but was a little dissapointed that after the new owners have taken over the price has doubled,but was maybe too cheap before, for the location!!!room as always spotlessly clean,and friendly staff,especially the young man at reception in afternoon, the only thing i would like was two pillows, and also... More 

Thank samrow123
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We were staying at our holiday home which is two hours' drive from Saint Palais sur Mer and wanted to spend a couple of days on the coast. There were five people in our party (two adults and three teenagers) and we stayed in two rooms: a family suite and a deluxe double. From the moment we arrived we were... More 

Thank Elizabeth W
Alexandre R, Propriétaire at La Villa Ouest, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you very much for your excellent comments. We are always trying our best to give the best guest experience we can. We look forward to welcome you and your family again in the near future, autumn being also a great period to visit Saint Palais. With our very best regards, Guillaume More 

1 review
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here one night with our dogs. It's a hotel that we really can recommend. The room was good and the service was excellent. Breakfast was served in the "tea salon" witch was decorated in a very high standard. Not overdone, but with a very good taste!!!! After only one year in business we wish even more success to... More 

Thank Ulrica F
Alexandre R, Propriétaire at La Villa Ouest, responded to this review

Dear Ulrica and Lars What a wonderful feedback! Thank you so very much for your most kind compliments. Please do come back often! Looking forward to welcoming you next year. Please note that the Art's Hotel will change name soon: we will soon be "La Villa Ouest" with the same spirit and ownership. Kind regards Alex More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The hotel is a v short walk to the beach, restaurants and town centre. The hotel has an excellent wine menu and it is worth seeking advice on local vinyards. we would certainly stay again - and hopefully have better weather.

Thank DalesRanger
Alexandre R, Propriétaire at La Villa Ouest, responded to this review

Many many thanks for your most kind praise! We do hope to see you again. Best wishes More 

Mudgeeraba, Australia
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46 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We needed to spend the night in San Palais sur Mer and were ver pleased with the Art's. The welcome at reception was second to none and the location is great for the beaches and the restaurants. The lift is an experience! Reminded us of one in Prague, but it worked fine.

Thank Warren D
Alexandre R, Propriétaire at La Villa Ouest, responded to this review

Dear Sir Many thanks for your lovely comments!! Kind wishes Alex More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

This hotel is in a brilliant location in the town centre and less than 50 metres from a lovely beach. It was clean and very comfortable and offers good value. The lovely breakfast room doubles as a wine/tapas bar in season. Totally recommended.

Thank humph001
Alexandre R, Propriétaire at La Villa Ouest, responded to this review

Dear Sir, You could not make us more proud after reading your kind note! Hope to see you again. Best regards Alex More 

London, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We stayed three nights and would have liked to stay longer. Alex, the owner/manager is friendly , helpful and made our stay very comfortable. The hotel is small but our room was spacious, refurbished and in excellent taste - well I liked it. Breakfast is an additional cost but well worth it. The dining room is light and spacious and... More 

Thank Peter J
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40 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Stayed one night with friends on a cycling trip. The owner was extremely helpful (he speaks excellent English) re restaurants and where to visit etc. Rooms are small but comfortable with nice modern décor. Only criticism the breakfast was a bit expensive at €20 each.

Thank jamesrmLondon
Alexandre R, Propriétaire at La Villa Ouest, responded to this review

Dear James Many thanks for your most kind praise. We were delighted to welcome you at the Art's Hôtel. I would like to mention that you were not charged 20€ for breakfast but 12€ which is the usual tariff for our buffet breakfast. I hope you'll be back; you'll always be most welcome. Kindest regards Alexandre More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
La Villa Ouest is situated in the seaside resort of Saint-Palais-sur-Mer only 50 metres from the beach. It offers free Wi-Fi internet access. Each room has a flat-screen TV and a bathroom with a bath or shower. A buffet breakfast is served every morning in the communal lounge. Guests can also experience the hotel's tea room, and wine and tapas bar. The picturesque, oyster-producing village of Mornac is 10 km away and La Palmyre Zoo is a 15-minute drive. The island of Oléron is within 1 hour drive from 13 avenue de Pontaillac. Royan Train Station and its town centre is less than 15 minutes' by car. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Villa Ouest

Address: 13 Avenue de Pontaillac, 17420 Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, Royan, France (Formerly Art's Hotel)
Region: France > Nouvelle-Aquitaine > Charente-Maritime > Royan > Saint-Palais-sur-Mer
Price Range: $87 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Villa Ouest 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Although the front of the hotel is situated on a main road, cars circulate at reduced speed. The area is residential, leafy and calm.”
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“Deluxe Jardin rooms have own outside terrace and you can leave/enter via the garden - great for guests with dog/s.”
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