La Guitoune

La Guitoune (La Teste-de-Buch)

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NUMBER OF ROOMS: 24 rooms, including 5 cabin/tents
CLOSED ANNUALLY: Closed from January 6th through April 6th, 2019
THE STORY: Taken over by two kids from the countryside, this legendary hotel at Le Pyla has been transformed into a Technicolor den by the interior decorator Bambi Sloan. Decked out with lobster wallpaper and carpeting, red fish bowl light fixtures and flashy colors, the common spaces are definitely trippy. The atmosphere in the bedrooms is more relaxed however, with white walls and lots of little stylish details: ‘70s-era orange lamps, colorful curtains, graphic headboards, wicker vanities…. Double rooms starting at €130 a night, cabin/tents starting at €180 a night.

TOILETRIES: C.O. Bigelow soap, shampoo, conditioner, shower gel and body lotion.
INTERNET: Wifi (free)
BREAKFAST: €14 with coffee or tea, fresh orange, grapefruit or lemon juice, viennoiseries, yogurt, fruit salad, cereal. Quick breakfast option for €8 with coffee or tea, orange, grapefruit or lemon juice and viennoiseries.
MINI-BAR: Flat and sparkling waters, tomato juice, berry nectars, organic apple/orange/carrot juice, chocolate bars, chips, trail mix, dried fruit.
LITTLE LUXURY: The balconies on rooms 22 and 23, where you can sip your morning coffee while admiring the view of the Arcachon Bay.

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