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Where To Stay In Biarritz, France

Where To Stay In Biarritz, France

Biarritz, France is located along the Basque Coast of the Bay of Biscay. Not only rich in history, dating back to the 1200’s as a whaling station, Biarritz boasts authentic cuisine, with some of the finest restaurants in France. It also hosts endless white sandy beaches and is known for being Europe’s best surfing locale. While here, you can explore quaint beachside villas and stroll along charming historic neighborhoods. Noted for being home to such royalty as Eugénie - the Empress of France, Napoleon III, Queen Victoria and King Edward VII, it’s easy to simultaneously absorb the luxury, fit for monarchs and the historic charm and natural beauty found so abundantly, here in Biarritz.

To make this dream holiday a trip to remember, book the perfect accommodation, geared to your personal needs. Then, all that’s left to do is relax and enjoy the joie de vivre offered in beautiful southwestern France.

1. Hotel du Palais Imperial Resort and Spa - Luxury fit for an empress (from 447 USD)

Nestled on Biarritz Beach, “Villa Eugénie”, built for Napolean III and his beautiful empress, in 1855, was home to elegant ballroom soirées and royal romantic summer sojourns. Now known as the Hotel du Palais, the resort and spa has maintained its charm and offers rich historic surprises, around every corner. This palace is a place to be pampered, with the Imperial Spa - a treat most definitely not to be missed - and with relaxation, luxury and unobstructed views of the glistening Bay of Biscay, just for you!

Hotel du Palais

Address 1 Avenue de l'Impératrice, 64200 Biarritz, France (see map)

Price: from 447 USD

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2. Hotel Villa Koegui Biarritz - In the heart of the city

The Hotel Villa Koegui Biarritz is in an unbeatable location: set just off the main road, offering a peaceful and tranquil setting, yet with close enough access to everything you could want. French restaurants, nightlife, a casino and of course beach access is just a short stroll away, with sand, surf and relaxation at the Bay of Biscay. The Hotel Villa Koegui offers unique and contemporary accommodation, with spacious rooms and an onsite library and lounge area that guests greatly appreciate! Known for its friendly atmosphere, upon first entry you will be greeted with warmth and kind French hospitality where you can feel right at home in urban Biarritz.

Hotel Villa Koegui Biarritz

Address 7 Rue de Gascogne, 64200 Biarritz, France (see map)

Price from: 108 USD

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3. Hotel Alcyon - 18th century charm with contemporary elegance

This boutique hotel is located just steps from everything you could ask for. In the heart of Biarritz, Hotel Alcyon is 200m (656.2 feet) from the casino and walking distance to the golden, sandy beaches of Grand Plage, where you can relax and watch the surf or take a dip in the pristine waters of the Bay of Biscay. French decor and large European style windows let in plenty of light and showcase the Art Deco paintings and provide comfort that will have you feeling like a local, at this home away from home.

Hotel Alcyon

Address 8 Rue de la Maison Suisse, 64200 Biarritz, France (see map)

Price from: 118 USD

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4. Finding French charm at Le Regina Biarritz Hotel & Spa MGallery by Sofitel

Adorned with traditional French charm, this seaside hotel is calling your name to take in the exquisite architecture and high-end interior design of the Art Déco lobby. The grounds maintain an immaculate golf course, and the spa will have you relaxed and ready for more coastal enjoyment, with its French sophistication. If ambiance is what you’re looking for, then you’re in luck. In fact, you can enjoy your stay here, with so much to do, you may not even need to leave the hotel!

Le Regina Biarritz Hotel & Spa MGallery by Sofitel

Address 52 Avenue de l'Impératrice, 64200 Biarritz, France (see map)

Price from: 203 USD

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5. Studios and apartments at Résidence Mer et Golf Eugénie

Overlooking Marbella Beach, and only an 8-minute walk to the beachfront, these residences are in the perfect location. Shopping and a sea-water spa are just a few hundred meters away, while you can catch up on your golf swing at the Ilbarritz Golf Club, just 1.5 km (.9 miles) away. Of course, if you’d rather golf at your resort, you can find it right outside your door! Surf schools are also available, very close by, if you feel like hitting the waves. The rooms have either a terrace or patio, to enjoy the warm breezes coming in from the bay and the rooms with a sea view offer breathtaking opportunities to watch the surf crashing on the shore.

Résidence Mer & Golf Eugénie

Address 56 Rue de Madrid, 64200 Biarritz, France (see map)

Price from: 87 USD

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6. Living large at Le Grand Large

Stay within a two minutes’ walk of Cote des Basques Beach and enjoy the stunning views of this beautiful location. These self-contained suites are only a few steps to the marketplace, where you will find everything you could possibly need, and more! Every room offers a water view, while tapas bars and restaurants are just a moment away, as Le Grand Large is situated in the heart of Biarritz. A kids club is also available during school holidays, and adults can enjoy traditional games and a heated outdoor pool.

Le Grand Large

Address 1 rue Dalbarade, 64200 Biarritz, France (see map)

Price from: 151 USD

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7. Comfort at Hôtel Sainte Eugenie Florida

This lovely accommodation is located just minutes from the beach with modern decor and a lovely breakfast buffet, every morning, to start your day! Located right in the middle of everything, from bars to restaurants and shopping, you can’t go wrong with an affordable place in such a great area! A favorite feature of this hotel is its 5 km (3.1 mile) location to the Biarritz Train Station, where you can hop on and travel to Paris, if you like!

Hôtel Sainte Eugenie Florida

Address 3-5 Place Sainte-Eugénie, 64200 Biarritz, France (see map)

Price from: 97 USD

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8. Beaumanoir Small Luxury Boutique Hotel (from 392 USD) (from USD 333)

Beaumanoir Luxury Boutique Hotel combines the rustic charm of the French countryside, Old World elegance and bold, modern design touches to provide an unforgettable holiday in Biarritz. The architecture is unmistakably medieval but the amenities are luxuriously classical. The rooms abound with wavy forms characteristic of the Baroque style accented by classical furnishing and feature comfortable beds, sofas for lounging and a mini bar. The spacious bathrooms are done in marble. The larger rooms have separate lounging areas and are perfect for families or groups of travelers. There is free Wi-Fi, of course, and a flat screen TV with a DVD player and an iPod docking station. Just gazing at the building is in itself a delightful experience but that’s not all this luxury boutique hotel has to offer. Work on your golf swing or master your tennis forehand at the nearby sports center or relax in the spa. There are also cinemas and a casino. The beach is just a 15-minute walk away. Cap off your luxurious stay here with transfers to and from the airport in a Rolls Royce limousine!

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9. Grand Hôtel Thalasso & Spa (from 165)

A lovely building with a lovely view of the sea – that sums up the Grand Hotel Thalasso, found just outside of Biarritz. Set by the seaside facing the Bay of Biscay, this distinctive pink structure promises an unforgettable and romantic stay in Biarritz. The air-conditioned rooms and suites are large, luxuriously furnished and offer flat screen TVs (with access to international programs) and free Wi-Fi. A coffee machine is also provided. Book a room facing the sea and enjoy a marvelous view of the bay. But no worries if you can’t; the Michelin star restaurant features a spacious terrace where you can gaze out to sea to your heart’s content. Or just head on to the spa and wellness center and delight in the elegantly designed baths and indoor seawater swimming pool. The beach is just a stone’s throw away while the train station is about a kilometer from the hotel.

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Find ritzy charm in Biarritz, France

Biarritz is undoubtedly one of the beautiful hidden gems of France. If the incredible Bay of Biscay isn’t tempting you, then perhaps the golf and city life will lure you to this southwestern city. The architecture, from the 1800’s, along with pubs and french cuisine will keep you busy for the duration of your stay. The rich history of the city and the lazy days at one of the many phenomenal beaches will have you wanting to return, time and time again. Biarritz, France is a destination that should be on every traveler’s hit list!

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