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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

On first impression it looked like a nice little cafe with a good menu choice, overlooking the sea front. This is where the positive experience ended. It was a Sunday so we didn't have much choice as other restaurants in the area were closed. I asked for the wifi code but they wouldn't give access as its 'only for customers'...

Thank meljw98
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The place is very basic and with that Im ok but the doors of both toilets cant be closed properly and that can be ( and was) very embarrassing. The women that run the place is not very nice and provides a bad feeling. I was staying 2 night at the doorms (there is a minimum of 2 nights) and...

Thank ettieh2015
Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 23 April 2016

It's right in the Main Street and by the supermarket and restaurants. It's a small town but, enough there. I met great people at the hostel which was lucky as the weather was terrible! Enjoyed the experience

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

And Chez Guynette is in a perfect location to explore the island. Our room was perfect size and we appreciated the overhead fan and screens on window. Bathroom towels were gorgeous and thick. Very quiet while we were there but that was ok. Owner was very helpful and gave us good advice about to see on the island. Only air...

Thank Cat H
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 25 October 2015

I felt I had come home the moment Laurence, the owner, welcomed me at the airport. Pension Guynette is wonderfully well located in the center of Fare. The sidewalk cafe, part of the pension, looks across the street to the lagoon. I rented a room with my own bathroom. The bed was very comfortable, and the sheets clean and crisp....

1Thank traveltoonsbymp t
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

There's a great view of the water and the town, but options are limited (no wine by the glass, even) and the bathroom is basic. There was no toilet paper! We both got the cheeseburger and salad two days in a row. It's convenient, adequate food. It's not cheap, but you are paying for the view.

1Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 12 March 2015

I stayed at Chez Guynette for 4 weeks and during this time had a pleasant and comfortable stay. If you are on a budget it is the only place to stay while on the Island of Huahine. I stayed at the hostel for the price, location and reputation. I was never disappointed. The central location on the main street across...

2Thank BluewaterGypsy
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

The dorm is OK, but it is on the way for everyone to the kitchen, so meanwhile you are sleeping people are passing by through the room to prepare breakfast. Also, the room is totally open so mosquitoes are free to enter. And the cats in the garden are quite annoying and wild. They'll jump into your bed while you...

Thank Eviña T
Listowel, Canada
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Chez Guynette was our first stop on an 3.5 week adventure in French Polynesia. We did not plan accommodations so when we arrived at the airport and were introduced to owner (I forget her name now) we were so pleased she spoke enough English to communicate with us and she accepted us into her pension. The room was nice and...

Thank KiriLatuskie
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Most people who complain about the price of pensions have only traveled 1-2 weeks in French Polynesia and cannot completely see/compare the cost of doing business in this area of the world. Pension Guynette is truly the pension with the best cost we have found in our travels so far. They are friendly and available when you have requests and...

1Thank Mike5466

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Additional Information about Chez Guynette

Address: BP 87B., Fare, 98731, French Polynesia
Region: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Huahine
Price Range: RM196 - RM277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“I suggest your own room as the dormitory feels a little exposed since the corridor to the communal kitchen cuts through it.”
 of 5 bubbles Traveltoonsbymp, 25 Oct 2015 | Read review
“If you can afford the upgrade from dorm to private room they are quiet and comfortable. If you stay in the bunk by the bathroom make sure to lock the bathroom door at night so people then have to walk thought the kitchen and not past your bed to get into the Bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles BluewaterGypsy, 11 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Beware of cigarette smoke smell throughout.”
 of 5 bubbles Mike5466, 2 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Choose a private room ensuite for better security and privacy”
 of 5 bubbles NollaigT, 21 Aug 2012 | Read review
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