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“Charming hotel in great location”
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Hotel Maitagaria
Ranked #39 of 64 Hotels in Biarritz
Kilkenny, Ireland
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Charming hotel in great location”
Reviewed 15 January 2013

Stayed in this little gem in mid September, had a room on the ground floor with a beautiful terrace opening onto the enclosed garden that has an amazing fish tank. The room and bathroom was quite big and the bed was very comfortable and the owner was very helpful in giving information on where to go and eat in Biarritz As they were no air con we left the window open all night and there was no noise problem which was great. Will stay there again.

Room Tip: Ground rooms facing the garden are very quiet
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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2012

Hotel itself is really nice and in a great location away from the main tourist area (but just a short walk). there is a lovely park across the road with an amazing restaurant that we went to every night cos it was so perfect and cheap! Unfortunately room 18 while very spacious and lovely was extremely noisy from the street right outside. Perhaps this would have been fine in winter with the windows closed but in summer with no air con or fans available it was pretty hot and loud - not much sleep was had at all and I think scooters should be outlawed! The owner was nice and helpful. I would recommend if you enjoy the beach to get the 1Euro bus to Anglet beautiful and uncrowded unlike Biarritz beach.

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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Wellington, New Zealand
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28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2012 via mobile

Gorgeous little Hotel in a great location. My room looked out over the garden and enjoyed the morning sun. Lovely breakfast and Madame and her son where both so helpful and welcoming. Comfy clean bed and new bathroom! Very happy

Stayed September 2012, travelled with friends
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London, United Kingdom
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361 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2012

This is a very good choice to visit Biarritz, as it is a 10-minute walk to beaches and city centre, also 5-minute walk to Les Halles (market) and a zone full of little bistrots and bars. The downsize is that this is an old house, very well-kept, but with NO elevator and you may have to climb up to 6 flights of narrow staircases - not very convenient if your aged, have small children or a lot of luggage (in my case an 8-month pregnancy). The room was spacious, clean and well furnished, bed very comfy, large bathroom recently refurbished (no curtain on the shower though, peculiar!). Amenities are just a little sachet of shampoo and another of shower gel for two people. We had actually booked what was advertised on Booking.com as a "junior suite" but it was really a large room. For 2 stars no problem. Biarritz is pricey at this time of the year (August). Breakfst is not included (9,50 euros continental breakfast) but we preferred going down to the market where any of the bistrots will serve you café au lait and croissants or toast.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Brisbane
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53 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2012 via mobile

Nice little hotel, great location near the public gardens in the centre of town. The breaky is worth getting, ask to sit on the terrace if it's a nice morning. The lady that runs it is really lovely and her English speaking son is also great and very helpful eg to get the password for the free wifi. Big comfy rooms, comfy bed nice bathroom. A bit expensive but it was peak time in Biarritz. Very clean.

  • Stayed July 2012
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Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Stayed here for two nights in June. Was totally charmed by this gem of a place. Welcoming reception, spotless room, very comfy bed with high-end bathroom, and great breakfast coffee.
My room looked out over a beautiful flower filled garden, complete with water feature and enormous carp.The owners, who are very friendly and helpful, have created a special peaceful place right in the centre of Biarritz. I will be back.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled solo
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cork
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2012

we stayed just for one night passing through biarritz, very nice old style hotel, clean, comfortable and friendly, good old fashioned typical french breakfast where you get a pot of coffee and a jug of hot milk, which is just how i like it!

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Maitagaria
Address: 34 Avenue Carnot, 64200 Biarritz, France
Region: France > Nouvelle-Aquitaine > Pyrenees-Atlantiques > Basque Country > Biarritz
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Beach
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Ranked #39 of 64 Hotels in Biarritz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Maitagaria 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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