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Refuge du Piton des Neiges

Address: 97413 Cilaos  show map
Location: Piton des Neiges
Guest score: 72% (3017 of 4163 recommend) (1670 reviews)

Location : Piton des Neiges
Mountain and Trekking Hostel

Refuge de la Caverne Dufour, also known as “Gîte du Piton des Neiges”, is an unmissable stop-off for hikers. It contains 4 dormitories and sleep a total of 48 people. The refuge is 1 hour and 15 minutes' walk from the summit of Piton des Neiges. Standing on the roof of the Indian Ocean at sunrise, hikers have views over almost all of the island, the Cirques of Mafate, Salazie and Cilaos, the volcano and a good part of the coastline. Meals available upon reservation 48 hours beforehand. The refuge belongs to the Mountain Gites Managers Association (AGGM).Pets not allowed.
Low-season prices.
Sheets are not provided.

For safety reasons, it is strictly forbidden to camp next to the refuge.



”Le gîte est propre, en revanche les lits superposés à 3 niveaux sont peu qualitatifs. Les douches sont inexistantes. Paradoxalement le personnel est souriant mais peu avenants. A 19h plus de boissons chaudes et surtout des tarifs prohibitifs pour les boissons et barres chocolatées, même pour des aliments transportés...”

Recommended by Antoine SCHMITT
France France (Sun 17 Feb 2019)

”22€ pour un repas sans eau ou on doit acheter son eau c'est n importe quoi. payer 3 euros de plus pour pouvoir boire a table c'est du foutage de gueule...”

Recommended by eloi
Réunion Réunion (Fri 15 Feb 2019)

Guest score 72%

(3017 of 4163 recommend)
Overall opinion 3.3 of 5
Welcoming, listening, kindness 3.9 of 5
Equipments 2.3 of 5
Cleanliness 3.3 of 5
Quality of the meals 3.6 of 5
Value for money 3.2 of 5

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