Hôtel Barrière Le Westminster4.0 out of 5.0
Recent guest reviews
Chose hotel partly because it boasts an outdoor pool. Actually a notice on reception says guests can use the pool at the tennis centre 500m away. We asked for vouchers to use pool on a sunny Monday at very beginning of September only to be told ‘it is closed today but you could use it between 5 and 8pm tomorrow’ ! Indoor pool is ridiculously small for a hotel of this size.
Le Touquet-Paris-Plage is a beautiful town! Every time we go we have always wanted to stay at Le Westminster hotel. We won’t be back. Staff were rude and the restaurant staff sniggled at us. Room had marks on the wall and no AC and nobody wanted to help us. The final straw was when we were leaving we were told conflicting advice from when we checked in. We were also not asked if we enjoyed our stay. On a positive note they have an amazing ‘Grand Budapest film’ style lift and parking.
We had been twice before a few years ago and revisited this year. We were extremely disappointed from the moment we checked in. Initially we were offered a substandard room which we then relocated to a more suitable room. At Breakfast our plates were never cleared in between courses nor rubbish cleared from the table the bar service was slow and always needed prompting despite extortionate price of the drinks. The concierge parking was also substandard and my sports car was driven very fast over a speed bump and was lucky not to groundout I also Found it parked into a bush which must’ve scratched the paint work. On two out of 5 days our room was not clean when we returned at approximately 5 pm. I have written to the hotel on three occasions raising my dissatisfaction but I have not had the courtesy of an acknowledgement or response. For this reason and the above we will never return to the Westminster . I would seriously recommend others think twice before booking or even visiting for a drink!
I read the reviews before we booked here but took what I thought would be a chance. I have been to Le Touquet previously and this building almost imposes itself upon you as you drive into the town. Being aware that it is indeed closing for refurbishment is just a few months did leave some doubts however I have not been left disappointed. Given that this is a hotel from 1924, I expected many a flaw and very few were found. The parking was simply out the front, baggage collected and bought up to the room. Reception staff dealt with us arriving ridiculously early (arrived 8:30am when check in was 3pm) - ultimately they called and advised when the room was ready. We were just moments away on the Main Street recovering from a seaside walk and a trip around the market. The room, as with the hotel still had class and charm. Decent free WiFi even at the end of the corridor is something many hotels miss. Ironing board and iron we’re bought on request and I havent been able to fault the service. This stay was exactly what I imagined it to be and I’ll be going away with fond memories of a romantic trip away with my girl. Hope to be back to see how it will be once the renovations are completed.
We stayed here a year ago, so did not hesitate in booking this hotel again. We enjoyed our overnight stay at this hotel again. Our room was clean and quiet. On checking in, the young lady on reception was very polite and efficient. The car park is spacious and easy to access. The swimming pool and sauna were good and enjoyed a relaxing time there. The hotel bar area was nice and enjoyed some drinks there. Breakfast here was nice and had good choices including hot bacon, sausage and eggs. The staff were very friendly and polite and made us feel welcome. We will definitely stay there again.
Have visited this hotel many times. This will be the last. Front desk staff were surly, pompous and generally unhelpful. From example, a simple request for a taxi to one of the three unoccupied front desk staff resulted in a farce. The request was immediately transferred to the concierge who was elsewhere, with a handwritten note of the request left at his station. When I asked if one of the unoccupied front desk staff could make the call to the taxi company this was met with hostility and a firm NO! So we waited, and after 10 minutes I googled a local firm with success. We paid £207.00 for a late booking room, but it is the middle of summer. A little civility would have been nice.
Fantastic location and beautiful hotel from the outside,that’s the positives. It’s our first night so we haven’t had breakfast, but first impressions, I could be staying in the hospital. The bathroom is extremely dated tiles are cracked and it’s just not very nice. Also went to make a cup of tea and the cups are polystyrene not what One expect from a four-star hotel.
Disappointing tired , needs upgrading , beds old and uncomfortable, shower in the bath running off a tap , no mixer , a lot of history but investment needed to bring up to date , service very slow at the bar
Although I love the impressive hall of fame before acceeding ath restaurant , I had a sad feeling of old "noblesse"I am so convinced that whit a good interiorarchitecte, miracles can be done. For instance give a new look at the lounge jusy left from the reception desk. During my one day stay, I've seen never a singke person there. The bar was empty with ladies sipping their charodonnay. I still love the place but....
Well we stayed for three nights at Le Westminster Hotel from the 16th July to the 18th July and had a most enjoyable time. I mention the dates with the previous reviewer in mind and must report that our room was a little warm, but never hot enough to think about the fan. The night of Thursday the 18th could be described as a little sticky, but this caused no real problem for myself. We booked a third floor room at the front of the hotel for the nice view over to the trees, for the near silence and the knowledge that a forth floor room in the roof would probably come with overheating problems. I adore this old building with it's groaning ornate lifts and it's lack of air conditioning. What is up on the 4th floor? Old style servants quarters? I thought I'd heard about some expensive posh stuff going on with a few cheaper single rooms for barter. Here's a tip everyone. Go for a front facing 2nd or 3rd floor room. Leave the window ajar. Sleep naked. Turn on the fan if that is your thing and have a good nights sleep. Alcohol also works very well. This is a very good hotel. The quirks make it something special. If possible, I will return (And certainly not in a 4th floor room).
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Onsite dining
- Indoor pool
Hôtel Barrière Le Westminster places you within a leisurely stroll of Aqualud and Le Touquet Beach. This 4-star hotel welcomes guests with 115 rooms and conveniences like a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and free in-room WiFi.
Enjoy dining at the hotel's 2 onsite restaurants: Le Pavillon offers relaxing garden views; Les Cimaises specializes in French cuisine. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge. Start each morning off right with buffet breakfast served for a fee.
A flat-screen TV comes with satellite channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. The bathroom offers hair dryers and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include a minibar, free weekday newspapers, and a safe.
Guests staying at Hôtel Barrière Le Westminster enjoy access to a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and free WiFi in public areas. Self parking is offered for EUR 15.00 per day. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with concierge services, securing valuables, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa hotel include a 24-hour business center, express check-out, and free newspapers.
Reviews from Trip Advisor
77.0% of guests recommend this hotelTotal of 2088 reviews