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Hotel Le Senechal

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4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been meaning to write a quick review about this place for the last year or so (visited summer 2015). We ate at the restaurant which is in a lovely location in Ars en Re, where our children could run around and play while we enjoyed great food and drink overlooking the square. But what always stuck in my memory... More 

Thank RIP77
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had passed this hotel on a previous trip and liked the look of it. It turned out to be just as attractive inside too ...we only spent one night on our way back from the UK , Il de Re is our favourite place to stop on our way back to our home in the Lot. Ars en Ray... More 

Thank 661elizabeth
Chicago, Illinois
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68 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

If you are thinking about going to the Ile de Ré, I want to put in a plug for Ars-en-Ré before talking about the hotel. Ars-en-Ré is the ideal village on this ideal island. It is big enough to have several nice restaurants, and small enough to be tranquil. Bicycling off road is what you do on the island. Ars... More 

Thank TOC134H
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

Great find in the very centre of Ars en Re. Beautiful little privately owned hotel with imaginative furnishings and lots of romantic court yards full of flowers and plants. Breakfast in the open air and sunbathing by the tiny swimming pool was a great relief from a very hot day. Cycling around the salt flats, visiting the local market and... More 

Thank SomersetFarmerjohn
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We stayed here for a week in mid-May with our son who lives in the States but has always loved the Ile de Ré. It is a really unusual building with surprises round every corner - delightful courtyards, luxuriant flowers and a wonderful saloon where one can sit and read quietly. In addition the reception area boasts a comfortable sofa... More 

Thank RuaridhCrossbost
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

On paper HLS is perfect; it has beautiful chic interiors and is a very short distance from anything you'd want to visit in Ars en Re. Walkable distance to Church*, delis, restaurants, bike rental and a short bike ride to beach, port, a mini golf course and markets.) It truly is a beautiful holiday hideaway for anyone who needs peace... More 

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Hello, you spend one week at the hotel Le Sénéchal we thank you for having chosen our hotel. And thank you for giving your advice about your stay, but we are very surprised with what you wrote, because during your stay you seem to be so kind and so glad to be at the Sénéchal ! It is a pity... More 

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Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

We arrived to the hotel late and they had left our key out for us. The lobby is nicely designed and a great communal space. We were staying for two nights. We didn't get much sleep for the duration of the stay. The rooms are minimalist with wooden floors, although it looks great you can hear everything from the other... More 

Thank 87-london
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Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Lovely shabby chic hotel, original features blended with a cool contemporary look. Beautifully designed by Christophe Ducharme... Appropriately named given his style. Conveniently positioned in the charming village of Ars en Ré with lovely shops, restaurants and bike hire within a stones throw. Lovely breakfast at 13€pp but I did find our bed very uncomfortable, to the point I hardly... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Middlesex, UK
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71 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

The hotel were friendly and very helpful from the first contact. We were happy with the room recommended to us and despite arriving at 8 p.m. were warmly welcomed and given a tour of the hotel by the owner. The room had a lovely bathroom and separate loo, a sitting area and spacious terrace. Breakfast was served beautifully and local... More 

Thank wendywooMiddlesex_UK
London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 August 2015

We stayed with our children and their grandparents for two nights. We had two rooms in the main hotel, which were charming & boutique-style. We also had an apartment which was about 50m from the main hotel. More functional than the hotel rooms - less snazzy decor, but the apartment had a small kitchen so we could cook dinner for... More 

Thank Tom C

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Charming hotel in the middle of the village, rooms are all different, patios full of flowers, a little heated swimming pool, a fire place, a hearty staff, an ideal place to spend a wonderful stay in ile de Re. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Le Senechal

Address: 6 rue Gambetta, 17590 Ars-en-Re, Ile de Re, France
Region: France > Nouvelle-Aquitaine > Charente-Maritime > Ile de Re > Ars-en-Re
Price Range: $131 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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Hotel Le Senechal Ile De Re/Ars-En-Re, France
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“all rooms very individual, and small cottages availablei”
 of 5 bubbles SomersetFarmerjohn, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Previous reviews show that some rooms are distinctly calmer than others, so check this out.”
 of 5 bubbles RuaridhCrossbost, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Our maison had no issue with the church bells, but also didn't get any sun.”
 of 5 bubbles nangnangnet, 3 Oct 2015 | Read review
“First floor room with more light and slightly quieter being above the street although noise not a problem as Ars is a quiet place.”
 of 5 bubbles WestSussexSarah, 30 Jul 2015 | Read review
“rooms at the front are very noisy”
 of 5 bubbles johnbT4945IE, 28 Jul 2014 | Read review
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