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Detective Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
4 weeks ago
“Overpriced, grubby and outdated”
12 Apr 2017
“"Very unique hotel I have ever stayed in"”
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed
Banquet Room
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What sounds like a quirky idea has morphed into an aged, dirty and ineffective concept. The smell on arrival was musty and dirty, the decor was old and any effort put into the effect has long since faded. We paid for a ‘character’ room which...More

Thank Karen W
Response from Caroline C, Gérant at Detective HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Karen, We strive constantly to improve our services and the service we offer to our customers but we can understand that our establishment was not at your convenience. We were at your disposal to bring you full satisfaction during your stay. Also why did...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I just loved this hotel because it's very unique, our room called Miss Marple, it was very cute room with secret door to the toilet. The bed was very comfortable! Within walking distant to the beach and all the restaurants!

Thank Andrani A
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I wish that we stayed in Etretat and at Detective Hotel for longer than one night. This place was comfortable and quirky. The staff upgraded us to their biggest room and it had a gorgeous view of the little town. We found an old record...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel is very nice. It's not really modern but not old at all. There is a good détective decoration in the bedroom and the commun areas. The breakfeast was very nice. I'm quite difficule about the bathroom but it was very clean. People are...More

Thank Jeanne T
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I rent a bedroom 2 nights; it's a good choice according to me thanks to the right place to visit 20km around, and to go out in the evening on "foot" I choose a small room (columbo) for 2 (it's correct) Very nice pointview since...More

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Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Banquet Room
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$87 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Etretat
#2 Romantic Hotel in Etretat
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Etretat
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$87 - US$163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Green Hotel in Etretat
#2 Romantic Hotel in Etretat
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Etretat
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (254)
Room & Suite (69)
Dining (8)
Pool & Beach (1)
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Julia G
4 January 2015|
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Response from imagine_david1959 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I cannot answer this question. I was not there with children to use the bunk beds. Saw no bunk beds.
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"columbo is a quiet room and front of the seaside"
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"Room tip: Make sure your room is in a hotel other than this one."
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"Each room has its own theme dedicated to a detective - if you have a favourite detective, just check with the..."
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"There are vatied types of rooms. The "Sherlock Holmes" room has a funny secret door to the toilet..."
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