8 Best Hotels & Apartments In Les Sables d'Olonne, France - Updated 2024

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Les Sables d'Olonne, which is French for “the sands of Olonne,” is a beautiful seaside town situated on the Lumiere coast in western France. Since it is a coastal town, the biggest attraction here, of course, is the beautiful 3 kilometer (1.8 mile) beach but that’s not all. It has everything you would expect of a bustling seaside town and this makes it a popular holiday destination. Whether you are visiting for the amazing beach or the historical sights, it is important to choose the right accommodation to make the most out of your trip.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 04, 2024.

1. Atlantic Hotel & Spa (from USD 139)

Fantastic sea views, excellent food, and a complete spa, the Atlantic Hotel offers it all. Overlooking the bay of Les Sables d'Olonne, this 4-star hotel is bound to make your stay an unforgettable one. The Atlantic Hotel & Spa has a relaxed atmosphere with an indoor heated swimming pool, while offering regional specialties and fresh seafood at its restaurant Le Sloop. Spa facilities that are available for an extra fee include a steam room, an ice fountain along with 3 treatment rooms. The staff is very professional and most of them speak fluent English so communication will not be a problem for those who cannot speak French.

Hotel Tip: Make sure to book a room on the top floor since those have balconies with the most breathtaking views of the sea.

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Atlantic Hôtel & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: 5 Promenade Godet
1.12 km (0.7 mi) from L'île Penotte

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

2. Côte Ouest Hôtel Thalasso & Spa (from USD 285)

Located opposite to the Tanchet Beach, the Côte Ouest Hotel has everything one would expect from a 4-star hotel. Free access to the fitness centre, indoor pool, and a hot tub guarantees that your time spent here is relaxing and pleasing. The Côte Ouest restaurant serves both fresh seafood and traditional French cuisine and has a terrace that offers panoramic views of the Sables d'Olonne Bay. A thalassotherapy centre and spa are also linked to the hotel, offering a range of beauty treatments. All of the rooms available in this hotel include balconies. Free WiFi is available for the guests and the hotel offers a bike rental service for days you feel like exploring the town.

Hotel Tip: Rooms with a sea view and a forest view are available, however, if you intend on having the complete Sables d'Olonne experience then ask for a room with a sea view.

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Côte Ouest Hôtel Thalasso & Spa Les Sables d'Olonne - MGallery

Wheelchair accessible

Address: Lac de Tanchet CS 20339
2.24 km (1.4 mi) from L'île Penotte

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

3. Admiral's Hotel (from USD 87)

Situated at only a 10-minute walk from the beach, Admiral’s Hotel allows guests to admire the beautiful marina from their balcony and enjoy the lively town of Les Sables d'Olonne. All of the rooms available in the hotel are spacious containing a balcony that is furnished with garden furniture. Free WiFi, satellite TV, and a minibar are also there for the staying guests. Admiral’s Hotel is close to the Tanchet Beach, one of the famous spots for surfing and other water sports. A large number of restaurants and local bars are also present in very close proximity to the hotel. The staff is also very friendly and helpful.

Hotel Tip: Ask for a room with a marina view to enjoy the fantastic views Les Sables d'Olonne has to offer.

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The Originals Boutique, Hôtel Admiral's, Les Sables-d'Olonne

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 131 Voie de la Bauquière
1.29 km (0.8 mi) from L'île Penotte

Parking Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests

4. Kyriad Les Sables d'Olonne (from USD 95)

Located in one of the most exciting locations of Les Sables d'Olonne, the old town, is the Kyriad hotel. Not only is the beach a minute’s walk away, the casino is situated right across the hotel! The Les Atlantes Congress Centre is close by and the towns’ train station is 1.5 km (1.2 mi) away. Rooms inside the Kyriad hotel are accessible via lift and carry all the necessary amenities including coffee/tea facilities. Breakfast, at an additional cost, is served in the communal lounge every morning. You will also find a number of shops and restaurants within walking distance of the hotel.

Hotel Tip: If you want a good view, ask for a room on one of the top floors with a balcony and a beach view.

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Kyriad Prestige Les Sables d'Olonne - Plage - Centre des Congrès

Wifi Available

Address: 8 Boulevard Franklin Roosevelt
613 meters (0.4 ft) from L'île Penotte

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace Non-smoking rooms

5. Citotel Hotel Arc en Ciel Spa (from USD 113)

Situated a 2-minute walk from the beach, the Citotel Hotel is one of the best hotels in Les Sables d’Olonne. It can be accessed via the train station which is only at a distance of 500 m (1,640 feet). Oher attractions near the hotel include the Sables d’Olonne fishing port and the towns of Chateau d’Olonne and Olonne sur Mer.

Guests can relax in the Arc en Ciel bar and enjoy the breakfast buffet which is served daily in the Belle Epoque dining room. Other facilities at the hotel include a piano lounge, area with game consoles and a picnic space. A bicycle rental service is also available for those who would like to explore the neighboring towns on a bicycle.

Hotel Tip: Choose a room with a nice sea view to have a more quiet and relaxing experience.

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Hôtel Arc en Ciel et SPA - Les Sables d'Olonne

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 13 Rue Chanzy
137 meters (450.9 ft) from L'île Penotte

Parking Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Sauna Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests

6. Vacanceole Apartments (from USD 77)

Vacanceole offers luxurious apartments at only a short distance from the marina. Guests have the option to roam in the beautifully landscaped garden or access the heated swimming pool outside. Low-speed internet is available free of cost; however, high-speed internet can be used at an additional cost. The apartments can accommodate up to 6 people and include a private balcony, a living room and a complete kitchen with all the necessary amenities. Meals can be self-prepared or served at a small charge. The apartments serve as an ideal location to discover the Cote de Lumiere.

Hotel Tip: Request a room with a pool view and on the first floor of the hotel.

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Vacancéole - Les Jardins de l'Amirauté

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 20 rue Joseph Benatier
1.34 km (0.9 mi) from L'île Penotte

Parking Pets allowed Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms

7. Maison Richet (from USD 74)

Small in size but big in charm, the 19th-century Maison Richet is a family run French hotel. Located just a 2-minute walk from the beach it also features a patio and lounge with books for reading. It’s safe to say this hotel provides you with a great holiday experience at a very reasonable price. The rooms are decorated in soft colors and some will even provide a view of the patio. A buffet breakfast is served every morning in the dining room or on the patio.

Additional attractions include the fishing port and Notre-Dame de Bon Port Church. If you are looking for a full service and premium experience then this might not be the place for you. For a more personal and comfortable French experience, Maison Richet is the perfect place.

Hotel Tip: Ask for a room in the back building of the hotel for a more quiet and peaceful environment.

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Maison Richet

Wifi Available

Address: 25 rue de la Patrie
295 meters (0.2 ft) from L'île Penotte

Room service Bar Tennis court Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Family rooms

8. Les Hirondelles (from USD 52)

Located in the heart of Les Sables d’Olonne, Les Hirondelles hotel is only 50 meters (164 feet) away from the Grand Plage Beach. The prime location of this hotel allows guests to explore the towns of Chateau d’Olonne and Olonne sur Mer during their trip. Rooms inside the hotel include all the necessary amenities including TV and free WiFi. A breakfast buffet is also available while breakfast can also be served to the guests inside their rooms. The hotel also has an outdoor terrace that is furnished with sun loungers while Hirondelles’s bar is also there for those who would like a place to relax.

Hotel Tip: Ask for a patio room on the ground floor if you plan on traveling with children.

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Final thoughts

All the above-mentioned accommodations provide a nice and unique experience. Therefore, it is important that you consider what each place has to offer before making a decision. Choosing the right accommodation for you will improve your holiday experience, and help you relax at the end of a tiring day.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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