How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Outdoor pool
- Non-smoking hotel
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel d'Angleterre Arreau
Travel Blogs from Arreau
The good news is that the clutch seems to be fit and well. The van is front-wheel drive and rather back heavy anyway so I think the combination of that and the madly steep hill meant that the tyres just couldn't get any grip. By the way, the storm wasn’t too bad and all the tents were intact the next morning. Now I know I promised no more art stuff and I’m sorry to go back on my word but I’ve just got to mention what has possibly been the highlight of ...
... This time no shower was required at the end because if you did then all the healing properties of the spa would be ruined. So we left the spa, feeling refreshed, lighter and healthier but halfway home my knee started to hurt again. As we were going home we met up with birthday girl who insisted we take the gondola to the top of a mountain overlooking Luchon. This gongola is usually a chairlift for skiers in the winter and as ...
Based on the research I had done before we left Ottawa, today was the day I thought would be our toughest (our organizer has given this coming Tuesday's ride that distinction, but I disagree; I guess in 48 hours we'll find out who was right). When I made that assessment I hadn't realized I would end up adding to what I anticipated doing, but that's what happened.
Given last night's late ...
... looking for a place to get a bite of lunch, but all the places we tried were running Father's Day dinners and were full. Lori very kindly gave me a piece of her black bread and cheese, without which I would probably not completed the day. I tried to talk Peter and Lori into taking Barry's "alternate" route, to no avail, so on we went to tackle the third col which was supposed to be around 5% over 14 Kms. In my humble opinion, and that of most who did this climb, ...
... waited at the bottom in Seix and then we rolled the final 2 km to our hotel in Oust together.
I would have ridden the planned extra loop at the end of today's route if we had started earlier, it wasn't such a hot day, and we didn't have a swimming pool waiting for us. So not long after we pulled in just after 4pm, I was down at the pool with a bunch of the others who'd arrived earlier.
The water was...let's call it refreshing. ...