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La Maison D'ete Hotel
Certificate of Excellence
Mauritius
1 review
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Reviewed 4 May 2014

Had an excellent week-end break. Good service - Good food. Nice small hotel for an experience of the east coast of Mauritius at an affordable price. Car rental is a must as this part of the Island is far from any shop or town. A nice experience of a not too tourist crowded place.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Ronneby, Sweden
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Reviewed 4 March 2014 via mobile

We, two kids, my wife and I, had a lovely stay here. It is not a five star outfit but what it is lacking we never missed. Great service and always a very honest smile. A very dedicated team. As it is a little off the beaten track we would recommend to have a rental car for getting around. We want to return and hope it stays exactly how we remember it.

Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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Bodrum, Turkey
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Reviewed 10 February 2014

We went for lunch and so loved this place we booked in for a couple of nights. It is the best accommodation we found on the island, (we do not want Resort accommodation). The design and facilities are fantastic; the restaurant is excellent and there is a varied menu; breakfast is delicious. Only negative comment - we would have liked drinks service to the beach area and pool area a bit more often (it was only once in the day). Prices very fair for an establishment of this quality. Reception staff - Beatrice and Rashim (?) are excellent hosts and sort everything.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 December 2013

We spent a week here for our Honeymoon four years ago (August 2009) and I've been meaning to give them a good review ever since- it was that good.

Beautiful little apartments and based right on the shore. The whole place was stunning and the owners were lovely people- very conscientious and friendly. The staff were all happy to be there as well. The food in the restaurant was exceptional and we found ourselves heading back there time and again, even though we were driving all round the island. We spent the second week at one of the large resorts on the other side of the island and I found myself wishing we had stayed at la Maison d'ete instead. Full of character and beautiful little touches. We really did love it there. Don't be misled by it stating it is a B&B, B&B prices maybe, but it was a boutique hotel in reality (and such a beautiful one at that). Staying here was perhaps one of the highlights of the whole holiday. A beautiful, slightly wilder area of the island as well. That being said, everywhere is accessible on the island...

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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 3 December 2013

We stayed at the Maison d'Ete during our honeymoon in November and to sum it up: it was perfect!

Maison d'Ete is located on the less touristy and more authentic east coast of Mauritius. It offers a small but very nice beach and complimentary use of kayaks, snorkeling equipment and mountain bikes. We used the latter a lot to explore the surrounding landscape and villages.

The rooms are quite newly renovated, the restaurant offers great food and the staff is very friendly and makes you feel more like family than guests.

In fact, we like our stay there so much that we shortened our our subsequent stay at the west coast in order to to back to Maison d'Ete again. And we sincerely hope that one day we will visit again.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 November 2013

Our memories are of being greeted by Brigette at 06.30am on arrival, the enduring warmth of the staff throughout our stay and the sad faces (ours!) on leaving. It is difficult to imagine how any more could be done to make our stay more perfect. A perfect spot, a spotless reef, a fine restaurant and a lovely room. Great snorkeling, fine walks along the beach, short cycle rides down the coast, kayaking in the lagoon. Bulbuls and unctious eggs for breakfast, relaxed and unfussy service, a great table d'hote. But Brigette and the staff create the ambience …tranquil.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 October 2013 via mobile

... This is a fabulous boutique hotel. We arrived after flight trouble at 2.30 am to be greeted and offered food! Whole place has very recently been renovated and is of a very high standard. Food was superb, staff were better and the location topped the lot.
The view from the rooms was spectacular. We were there for part of our honeymoon and couldn't fault it at all. Incredible breakfast, with fresh fruit every day and homemade carrot jam, and very relaxed, private and friendly.
Not a place for children.

Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: La Maison D'ete Hotel
Address: Coastal Road, Poste Lafayette, Mauritius
Region: Mauritius > Riviere du Rempart District > Poste Lafayette
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Poste Lafayette
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:3 star — La Maison D'ete Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This discreet address along the wild coast, North-East of Mauritius, is a well kept secret only spread by word-of mouth among insiders.1 unspoilt beach, 14 rooms, 2 swimming pools, 1 restaurant, 1 lounge bar, 1 little spa...In praise of simplicity, is not true luxury ? ... more   less 
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