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La Joie De Vivre Hotel-Restaurant
Ranked #6 of 16 Hotels in La Bourboule
manchester
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Cheap and clean hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2007

The hotel is very well located, in a very calm street just near the center of La Bourboule.
The staff is wonderful and very helpful.
We asked for a double bedroom but got one with a double bed and a third bed so it was nice !
The bedroom was really clean. The bathroom was ok as well, but they should put a curtain for the shower !
Breakfast was good --> buffet.
Super hotel rien a redire pour 40 euros la nuit !


  • Liked — cleanliness
  • Disliked — no curtain in bathroom
  • Stayed September 2007, travelled as a couple
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Totnes, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2007

This hotel is easy to miss as it's one block back from the main street. The rooms are basic (well it's a 2 star and that's reflected in the price) but very clean and with comfortable beds.
What sets this hotel apart is the excellent food, hospitality and attention to detail. The main public rooms downstairs (restaurant & lounge) have been refurbished very stylishly making the most of the original art-deco architecture.
Tony, who runs this hotel with his wife is an excellent cook so make sure you have dinner there at least once. And the breakfasts are considerably better than you expect to find in the average french 2 star.

  • Liked — Food & hospitality
  • Disliked — Fairly small room
  • Stayed February 2007, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about La Joie De Vivre Hotel-Restaurant

Property: La Joie De Vivre Hotel-Restaurant
Address: 20 rue Pierre Curie, 63150 La Bourboule, France
Region: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Puy-de-Dome > La Bourboule
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Ranked #6 of 16 Hotels in La Bourboule
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Number of rooms: 12

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