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Refuge du Piton des Neiges

Address: 97413 Cilaos  show map
Location: Piton des Neiges
Guest score: 73% (2528 of 3481 recommend) (1380 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.



”Nous n'avons pas pu prendre notre diner au gite car il n'y avait qu'un menu unique : rougail saucisse (porc)...Etant de confession musulmane nous ne mangeons pas de porc...”

Recommended by Hassanbay Mickael
France France (Tue 17 Jul 2018)

”Plus d'eau au robinet, dommage on ne peut pas se laver après cette longue marche et il serait utile d'avoir un micro-onde pour réchauffer les plats personnels car le prix du repas proposé est trop élevè.”

Recommended by Louis
Réunion Réunion (Wed 11 Jul 2018)

Guest score 73%

(2528 of 3481 recommend)
Overall opinion 3.3 of 5
Welcoming, listening, kindness 3.8 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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