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    Refuge de la Caverne Dufour

    Piton des Neiges, Cilaos 97413, Reunion Island
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    • Excellent2%
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 14 reviews

    Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

    Sleeping condition are refuge-like. But this one has thick and very soft blanckets. A bivy or soie bag is recomended cause i do not know how often the blanket are cleaned. You have water, showers (that we didn't use). They recomend you to go to...More

    Thank Mitrache F
    Reviewed 2 January 2017

    In order to hike le piton des neiges and see the sunrise, you either have to stay here, camp or hike at night. So this is always a packed gite with 3 levels dorms and 15 people per room. The room gets quite hot and...More

    Thank 1d1
    Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

    Well, it's a refuge, it's not a boutique hotel. It's a basic accommodation for people seeking a shelter over the night before continuing their hike in the next morning. The bedrooms are made for 9 to 15/16 people, all bunk beds I believe. I noticed...More

    Thank FilipaFS
    Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

    No showers, stinky hot bunker tents. Do they even wash the blankets? *shudder* However you have no other options to stay that close to Piton De Niges if you wish to do a sunrise walk. Just to give you a small positive... We could see...More

    Thank Eli55Y
    Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

    In my opinion this is the worst refuge i ever visited in my life. Poorly run facilities, unfriendly and unmotivated staff. Never the less the trip to the Piton des Neiges is a must for all hikers visiting this island. The sunrise on the top...More

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