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Refuge du Piton des Neiges

Address: 97413 Cilaos  show map
Location: Piton des Neiges
Guest score: 73% (3093 of 4258 recommend) (1741 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.



”Gîte incontournable pour franchir le plus haut sommet de l'île. 15 dans un dortoir, mais vraiment impeccable les autres personnes qui ont partagées avec nous cette nuit. ”

Recommended by Domi
France France (Tue 04 Jun 2019)

”Je ne comprends pas les avis négatifs sur ce gîte, accueil super sympa, bon repas, esprit convivial rien à redire si ce. N’est peut être la qualité de la literie dans les bungalows. Cela reste un gîte et non un 5 étoiles, donc très convenable pour une nuitée avant l ascension du volcan. ”

Recommended by Alex
France France (Mon 03 Jun 2019)

Guest score 73%

(3093 of 4258 recommend)
Overall opinion 3.4 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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