Auberge de la Vieille Tour

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Overview

Travelers rave about hotel's friendly staff
Outdated accommodations, some say

Situated about 5 miles southeast of Pointe-à-Pitre, Basse-Terre's central city, beside an 18th-century windmill, Auberge de la Vieille Tour provides guests with beautiful surroundings and a rare glimpse of Guadeloupe's traditional sugar plantations. The hotel's Creole-style rooms showcase wooden furnishings and orange, green or yellow linens. Each accommodation comes equipped with a cable TV, a minibar, a desk and free Wi-Fi access. Though most recent guests report a satisfactory stay, some previous visitors said the rooms could benefit from a restoration. But for everything the guest rooms lack, former travelers said the kind and welcoming staff compensates by going above and beyond to ensure guests are comfortable. During the day, vacationers have access to an outdoor pool, a tennis court and a beach. For those craving a sample of Caribbean flavors, there are a restaurant and a snack shack on-site. Tropical cocktails, including many featuring one or more of 40-plus rums, can be enjoyed at the cozy Lounge Bar.

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Location
Gosier
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Hotel, 104 rooms
Primary View
Ocean
Style
Traditional
Best For
Couples, Families

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  • 4.0Hotel Class

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At this island classic built around an historic sugar mill, everyone loves the initial welcome: a cool drink and citrus-scented towels dispensed by ladies in white eyelet uniforms. After a day at the beach it's back to your bi-level room, with its glass-enclosed bathroom, to watch the lighthouse begin its nightly blink (ask for rooms 85 to 90).

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 568 have reviewed the Auberge de la Vieille Tour, giving it a rating of 3.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 568 reviews 3.5 (based on 568 reviews)

Guest Rooms

    Standard room size269 square feet

    • Premium channels
    • Workspace/desk
    • Minifridge
    • Bathrobes/slippers
    • Minibar
    • Shower/tub combo
    • Separate shower
    • Separate tub
    • Internet
    • Wireless internet
    • Free internet
    • Fee for internet usage
    • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
    • Adjoining rooms available

    Location & Parking

    Located in Le Gosier, Auberge de la Vieille Tour is built around an 18th-century windmill adjacent to the main lobby. Pointe-à-Pitre, Grande Terre's central city, is located about 5 miles northwest of the hotel. The property features more than 7 acres of landscaped tropical gardens overlooking the beach and offers a complimentary beach shuttle for guests who can't navigate the hillside down to the water.
    • Airport transfers (charges apply)
    • Complimentary self-parking
    • Less than 9 miles southeast of Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport
    • 24-hour valet parking
    • 24-hour self-parking (free)
    • Airport shuttle (with fee)
    • Car service

    Within walking distance of:

    • Bus stop
    • Restaurants
    • Movie theater
    • Train station
    • Beach
    • Theater
    • Subway/metro stop
    • Grocery store
    • Shopping

    Dining

    Auberge de la Vieille Tour is known for its signature gourmet restaurant featuring upscale French and Creole cuisine. On weekends, the Lounge Bar are packed with both guests and locals enjoying the lively piano bar scene, though the bar welcomes patrons daily for cocktails made with one or more of 40-plus rums. The beach snack shack offers light fare, including sandwiches, salads and sweet treats.
    • Reservations accepted at main restaurant
    • Snack shack open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily

    Number of restaurants2

    Cuisine TypesAmerican, French

    • Fine dining
    • Casual dining
    • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
    • Bar/lounge
    • Room service
    • 24-hour room service
    • free breakfast

    Kids

      • Kids Club
      • Free Kids Club
      • Fee for Kids Club
      • Cribs
      • High Chairs

      Business

        Number of meeting rooms4

        • Business center
        • Meeting rooms
        • Meeting and event planners available

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