Hôtel Barrière Le Grand Hôtel Dinard5.0 out of 5.0
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Arrival at Dinard airport shocking delay at passport control , one officer to inspect whole plane load. Airport facilities not good. Car hire best booked in advance to be sureone is available. Taxi also needs to be booked in advance ,research taxi on line .
Great location with great views over towards St Malo. Staff very friendly, helpful and efficient. Dining room is delightful and breakfast was excellent. Ate in the comfortable bar one evening and I would say the food was fair. The bedroom was great, comfortable beds and chairs. Coffee machine and complimentary water available as was a mini bar. Nice bathroom too. I liked this place and would be very happy to return to stay there in the future.
Visited the Grand Hotel Dinard initially for 3 nights as a returning guest. The conceirge was very effient and organised a taxi pick up for our arrival at Dinard airport. We were warmly greeted by name upon arrival at the hotel by the various reception staff. Check in was very efficient and we were personally shown to our well appointed room which had stunning views out across the bay to St Malo. The room even had tea and coffee making services. We used a number of the hotel facilities including breakfast, dinner, bar, swimming pool, spa and conceirge services for taxi and boat tickets. The hotel was very clean and tidy at all times. I was really impressed by the professionalism of all the staff I came into contact with. They were always friendly and willing to help out. They always seemed to remember our name and even what drinks we liked in the bar. On our departure we were waiting for our taxi to arrive when we learnt that the airline had cancelled our flight because of bad weather. The reception team were really supportive in cancelling and rebooking our taxi and checking us back in to the same room. Nothing was a problem and service always with a smile. Will we return to Grand Hotel - yes most definitely.
Great hotel on a perfect location. Very friendly and helpfull staff, but the restaurant is not a 5 stars one. There is no possibility to eat a small bite in the bar, so for the food you have to leave the hotel.
This is an old school grand hotel. It is luxurious in a traditional way. The staff cannot do enough for you. They are very dog friendly - even provide a dog bed, bowls, and treat! Room a bit small for the price. Great views of the water and little balcony to enjoy it. Swimming pool and facilities are excellent. However, as expected, a bit outdated - more usb sockets and plugs would be helpful for the tech-savvy traveller. Tesla charger was very useful as well. Really enjoyed being pampered here.
My wife and I stayed for 4 nights and I must say that this is a truly splendid hotel , it is located within easy walking of old town centre and is within easy reach of the promenade . Reception is friendly and welcoming with personnel that speak English and will recommend places to visit , bedrooms are comfortable , clean and well appointed . If you are a light sleeper get a room away from road which can be noisy during the day , although it does quieten at night . Breakfast is spot one with usual buffet and eggs etc if you wish . The Dinner is also first class . There is also a café / bar for mid day lunches / coffee etc and can also get aperitifs / after dinner drinks If travelling by car suggest that you pre book car parking ( parking is not available on road ) , it cost us 30 euros for 4 nights. Dinard airport is about 10 mins away Can recommend this Hotel
Impressive and grand hotel in a stunning location, however for the standing and price of the rooms, disappointed to find two single beds pushed together and not a queen or king sized bed. This is off putting in such a prestigious brand. Superior rooms are very small and basic, with dated furnishings and decoration. Resembles more of a 3 or 4 star hotel than a Barriere. Had hoped for spa treatments to unwind and indulge however limited staff mean no availability at all for the time we are here. These are minor things in a less expensive hotel but in this one, they matter.
Yes this lovely, brilliantly managed, caring, helpful hotel will make a dent in your wallet. But if you want comfortable rooms with outstanding views over the bay, excellent service, fabulous food washed down by good wine choices, after champagne on your balcony, then go to this hotel for a night or two.
Looking for a short break in France, we decided to book at Le Grand Hotel in Dinard. We arrived late afternoon, and found the hotel to have a very good location overlooking the water. The staff were all very attentive as you would expect from a 5 star hotel, and we were made to feel welcome. Once checked in we were shown where breakfast was served and advised on the various facilities available. We were then shown to and around our room. Although we hadn't booked a sea view, you could just see the sea from our window. The room was comfortable, although surprisingly (and we did know this in advance) there was no air conditioning. Even leaving the windows open at night, the room still stayed fairly warm (for our taste) and could be a potential problem in higher temperatures. Breakfast was the usual options, cooked, cereals, fresh fruit etc. The pool was big enough for a reasonable swim, the gym small but enough equipment for a short workout, and the sauna very tidy. As well as being well located near the water, it was also a very short walk (5 minutes) into town. So far so good. However, the hotel did let themselves down on a couple of counts. Firstly the car park charge at €30 per 24 hours is pretty steep.Yes you have the confidence of secure off street parking, but feel this could be cheaper. More annoyingly, (and the reason I have only given 3 stars) is that on the way home, I realised I had left my iPod and headphones in the pocket of the bathrobe supplied. My wife emailed the hotel straight away (this was Friday 21st July) and heard nothing. I emailed on the Sunday morning via the hotels website - again nothing. I then left a comment on the hotels Facebook page, again -nothing. Now I understand it is my fault that I left them behind, but reporting it within an hour or so of leaving, and still having heard nothing (5 days later) is very poor. I have had at better dealings with less rated establishments. So learn from my mistakes. Double check everything before you leave, and don't expect a response if you realise afterwards.
I can't believe I've been coming here with my wife for 15 years and never got round to writing a review...apologies Hotel Barriere...so here goes. The hotel is ideally located for fantastic views across the Bay of St. Malo. You can toddle down to the vedettes slipway (4-5 min walk tops) and pick up the boat to St. Malo or you can walk into the town proper where there's loads of lovely shops and restaurants, Barriere also have a Casino round the corner where you can go and lose your shirt if you're so inclined, so there's lots to do...can't really guarantee the weather so it's useful having these options...the pool is great, there's a steam room and sauna...and a fairly basic gym. We didn't have dinner in the hotel this time round we have in the past...it's okay....and it's on the pricey side. Being brutal there are so many lovely restaurants in the vicinity it's better dining out (sorry chaps)....the room service meals are plenty good though. The rooms are lovely ....not ultra modern but entirely in keeping with the style of the hotel HUGE and unbelievably comfortable beds. Breakfast is okay.....buffet with some hot food options, can get a manic around 9.30 - 10 but that's fairly commonplace now I think...I tended to go with a coffee and a croissant, the pastries are really good there. The staff are lovely...Thierry the head concierge is a complete gent and has been there for ages...knows Dinard really well obviously and will sort anything out for you. Gaelle also is lovely.......The one sour note was a new lady who we'd not seen before on reception when we came back one night and requested additional tea bags as we'd run out. She said "well it's part of the welcome pack for guests we can't really provide any more" my wife pointed out....1. It's a five star hotel....2. we've been coming there for 15 years....3. if you're not providing tea bags why are you providing a kettle and 4. It's TEA BAGS not a bottle of Moet. Said lady on the receiving end of this sensibly retreated in to a back office never to be seen again and the wonderful evening staff brought us two tea pots with boiling water LOADs of tea bags and nougat....which they wouldn't have needed to do had she not been a jobsworth....any way..unpleasant episode skilfully defused (clearly not by her) and the rest of our stay was lovely...so thanks to all at Grand Barriere for looking after us and we look forward to seeing you again ...many thanks Nigel and Sandra Room 119 x
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Onsite dining
- Indoor pool
Hôtel Barrière Le Grand Hôtel Dinard places you next to Promenade du Clair de Lune and within a 5-minute walk of Casino Barriere de Dinard. This 89-room, 5-star hotel has conveniences like a casino, an indoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Dinard and also close to St. Malo Citadel and St. Vincent Cathedral.
Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service. Start each morning off right with buffet breakfast served for a fee.
All 89 rooms feature minibars, espresso makers, and free newspapers. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and pillowtop beds with premium bedding ensure a restful night. Other amenities include free bottled water, safes, and phones.
Guests of Hôtel Barrière Le Grand Hôtel Dinard enjoy a casino, an indoor pool, and a health club. Valet parking is EUR 30 per night if you plan to drive, or hop aboard the airport shuttle (available 24 hours). The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a sauna, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space.
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85.0% of guests recommend this hotelTotal of 713 reviews