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Les Bananes Vertes

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Impasse des Gardenias Choisy, Saint-Claude 97120 Guadeloupe
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#1 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Saint-Claude
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The green bananas guest house is in Saint Claude at 550 m level near the national park . this is an ideal stayng for hyking and natural discovery. The volcano hiking start ia à 10mm by car. Four ecolodges in a tropical garden and three rooms with ketchen in front of a large swiming pool. one lodge have a private spa.during your ,,,, you can go to the saintes iland, the ferry station is at a quater by car, you can practick canyoning and snorkling
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Gleamr1 wrote a review Sep 2019
New York City, New York3 contributions11 helpful votes
We arrived at night after a long journey and the driveway was difficult to see in the dark and quite daunting/steep to drive up, so we were a bit concerned. But after settling in, we absolutely loved it - the outdoor area with kitchen and table to lounge in the cool breeze, and the lush green surroundings. We both had the best sleep ever while staying there and would highly recommend to anyone looking for a truly immersive experience in the beauty of Guadeloupe.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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MrSniffen wrote a review Feb 2019
Hudson, New York11 contributions2 helpful votes
I LOVED the design of Les Bananes Vertes and our two meals here were top-notch. Our 3 nights of sleep were more difficult... the mattresses are thin, our mosquito netting had lots of holes [which meant many mosquito bites] and at 2 am, 2 nights out of 3, a strong smell of sewage was everywhere in our cabin. This smell was gone the final night, so maybe it was a rare problem. I think with a few small adjustments, this place would be outstanding. Our hostess was also incredibly gracious and offered assistance and recommendations for our entire visit.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: We didn't stay in the 'tree-house' lodge but it looked incredible!
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Ganfo wrote a review Jun 2018
White, Georgia477 contributions109 helpful votes
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My wife and I spent all of our six days in Guadeloupe here, and we had a wonderful time. (Even a day spent indoors due to rain was a great chance to relax and read a good novel.) We had one of four cabanas overlooking the pool. Ten seconds from the breakfast table and you can be in the pool! The all-wood cabana had all the basics: Shower, sink, clothes hangers, enclosed toilet, couch overlooking the pool, a simple kitchen, refrigerator and table for four . The mattress was very comfortable. Other cabins offered more space and amenities, but we found our room to be just fine.There is no A/C. Oddly while we were there it was 90 degrees F in Atlanta but closer to 65 in St. Claude, so who's to complain? The mosquito net above the bed was an exotic (and effective) touch. And the grounds were really something -- just the tropical garden that you might want to see if you come from more northern clime. Eric, the landlord, is a Frenchman who left the "rat race" in an alpine ski area of France and emigrated to one of the "colonies." He speaks pretty good English and was happy to offer some guidance to us on key issues. (Like the car rental agreement my wife sighed that committed us to return the car in precisely the same condition it was in at the time we got custody. He counseled me not to worry too much if the car was less than spotless, but to drive it through a car wash if I could find one. I never did, but he was right. They declared it satisfactory, though it did need a wash.) Breakfast is very limited, and you will want to supplement it with something from the grocery store. I'd also suggest to travelers that if you lack a GPS, trying to find the hotel entrance could be tough for the first time at night. We arrived at the airport in mid-afternoon, but after time-consuming paperwork foul-ups at the car rental and getting caught in traffic out of PAP, we arrived after dark. St Claude is easy to navigate in daytime, but upon arrival it was a different situation. That made a long day a lot longer. This is a very attractive place, and it says a lot that the only criticism I can find is to observe that it's about time to repair the driveway, My wife and I had a wonderful time, and would stay there again on any trip to Basse-Terre.
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Date of stay: June 2018
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: If you need two bedrooms (or just one) the tree house is just plain cool.
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Steven B wrote a review Mar 2018
Annandale, New Jersey83 contributions40 helpful votes
We stayed in one of the lodges at Bananes Vertes, and we could not have been happier. The lodge was impeccable and comfortable, close enough to St Claude to be convenient, but far enough from everything to feel like we were in the middle of a jungle. The hosts were helpful and friendly but never intrusive. We spent five nights there to celebrate my impending 50th birthday, and it wasn't enough. I can't imagine a better way to ring in my birthday. We will be back.
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Date of stay: March 2018
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: lodge #4, where we stayed, was lovely. All seemed great though.
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Response from Eric B, Propriétaire at Les Bananes Vertes
Responded 30 Mar 2018
Thank you for your message. We were happy to see you your welcome
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bethlark wrote a review Jan 2018
Boston, Massachusetts4 contributions1 helpful vote
We enjoyed our 2-night stay in Lodge 4, which has two cabins and a hot tub. The lodges are set in a beautiful garden - the other buildings are all close in sight, but we felt we had ample privacy in our cabin. The host Laurence was very helpful and welcoming. She struck a great balance answering questions and showing us everything we needed to know about the cabins, but then left us to enjoy it on our own. We appreciated that we received a small bottle of Rhum Bologne, lime and sugar in our cabin upon arrival and Laurence showed us how to make ti-punch :) Our kitchen a sink, 2-burner stove, mini-fridge and the basic pots, pans and utensils you would need to cook for yourself. The town of Ste. Claude is only a few minutes drive where we could get food at the 8 a Huit corner store. We also ordered the traditional creole dinner made by Laurence and her husband and served in our cabin one night, which was delicious and hearty. It was amazing to watch sunset from our deck and sit in the hot tub at night and watch the stars. Bananes Vertes was a very convenient, short drive from the trailhead for La Sufriere and other hikes, but also not too far from the beaches (especially Plage de Grande Anse, the black sand beach about 20 minutes drive away). We would come back to Bananes Vertes in a heatbeat and would love to stay for longer next time.
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Date of stay: December 2017
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: We loved Lodge 4, which has a hot tub.
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Response from Eric B, Propriétaire at Les Bananes Vertes
Responded 30 Mar 2018
Thank you for your message. We were happy to see you your welcome
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US$87 - US$198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
CaribbeanGuadeloupeBasse-Terre IslandSaint-Claude
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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Frequently Asked Questions about Les Bananes Vertes
Which popular attractions are close to Les Bananes Vertes?
Nearby attractions include Vanibel (5.5 km), La Soufriere Volcano (3.8 km), and La Cascade Paradis (6.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Les Bananes Vertes?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, free parking, and airport transportation.
Is parking available at Les Bananes Vertes?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Les Bananes Vertes?
Conveniently located restaurants include La Table Creole, Caprice des Iles, and Le Jazzy's.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Les Bananes Vertes?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Les Bananes Vertes have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Les Bananes Vertes offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Les Bananes Vertes?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and French.
Are there any historical sites close to Les Bananes Vertes?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Domaine de l'Habitation la Grivelière (6.3 km), Habitation Beausoleil (1.0 km), and Habitation Bisdary (4.5 km).
Is Les Bananes Vertes accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.