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Hôtel Hélianthal - Saint-Jean-de-Luz

4 star Hotel Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Place Maurice Ravel - Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Price starting from 119.19
The Hélianthal Hôtel Thalasso & Spa is a 4 star spa resort hotel in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, famous for its healthy climate and its surfing spots. Overlooking the wonderful sandy bay, this friendly hotel on the Atlantic coast provides guests with extensive amenities, in the heart of the French Basque Country. A complimentary roundtrip airport shuttle is available with advance notice.

The adjacent full-service thalassotherapy center is directly accessible from the hotel, allowing guests to enjoy state-of-the-art spa facilities, which include body wraps, ayurvedic treatments, scrubs, massages and treatments. The Hélianthal Hôtel Thalasso & Spa retains all the charms of the 1930s interiors, whose elegance and style can be admired in the lobby area, as well in the hotel's two restaurants, Atlantique and Oreka. Guests will appreciate the 6 meeting rooms with audiovisual equipment, computer station, Internet point, and complimentary wireless Internet throughout the property.

The Hélianthal Hôtel Thalasso & Spa, thanks to its very central location, allows you to easily access all the tourist attractions in the city center. Besides, you will find many activities nearby, such as walking trails along the seaside, tennis courts (free for guests), and golf courses. At the nearby beach you will find activities such as boat cruises and tours, kite surfing, scuba diving, snorkeling, and surfing.

Guests under 14 years old are not allowed in certain recreation facilities (spa tub, health club, swimming pool). Pets (cats and dogs only) are welcome, fees and restrictions apply.
Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 7.4 Good
Based on 4 hotel reviews © 2015

The immediate surroundings (land side) were disappointing and the exterior of the ...

Venere Guest, United Kingdom
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Breakfast at Hôtel Hélianthal

A buffet breakfast is served between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM for a fee.

Facilities at Hélianthal Hôtel

  • Bar
  • Cafeteria
  • Lift/elevator
  • Room service - limited hour
  • Pets accepted
  • Laundry room
  • Garden
  • Gym
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport
  • Shuttle service
  • Newspapers
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • City tour
  • Sauna
  • Steam bath
  • Massages
  • Spa/Wellness Centre
  • Hydromassage Jacuzzi
  • Meeting Room
  • Internet/Email services

Know before you go

  • This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Check-in: 24-hours.

Check-out: before noon.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No onsite parking is available.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 17.50 per person (approximately)
  • Pet fee: EUR 20.00 per pet, per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 30.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.10 per person, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Renovation and closures

The property is closed between 30 November and 16 December.

National rating

This hotel has received its official star rating from the French Tourism Development Agency, ATOUT France.










Hélianthal Hôtel reviews

6.6 Fair
  • September 2003
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • United Kingdom

There was a lack of information about the spa/pool. we booked one (expensive) night to have access to the pool - denied without a medical! Service was OK until a wedding intervened - the staff were busy and completely uninterested in us - would not reccomend or use again.

7.4 Good
  • June 2007
  • Venere Guest
  • Couple
  • France

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8.6 Excellent
  • July 2014
  • Venere Guest
  • Single traveller
  • France

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Room Details

Book your beach accommodation at Hôtel Hélianthal, offering 100 guest rooms with climate control. TVs with premium satellite channels offer entertainment at the end of a long day. Business travelers visiting the Saint-Jean-de-Luz area will have access to free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as desks and safes.

Private bathrooms are outfitted with features designed to promote relaxation and well-being, including luxury deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes and hair dryers. Additional guest comforts include minibars, soundproofing and air conditioning.

Irons/ironing boards can be provided on request.

Accommodation Services

  • Air conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Ironing facilities on request
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Safe
  • Desk
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Satellite TV
  • Wireless Internet access

How to reach Hôtel Hélianthal

By car
From the A63 motorway, take the exit St-Jean-de-Luz Nord. By train
Direct fast (TGV) trains run between Saint-Jean-de-Luz and Paris-Montparnasse (5 hours 30 minutes). By airplane
Direct flights leave from Paris Orly and Roissy airports, from Clermont-Ferrand, London, and Lyon. A free shuttle runs between Biarritz International Airport and the Helianthal Hotel, from 9 am to 9 pm. It has to be booked 24 hours prior to your arrival or departure).

Distances from Hélianthal Hôtel

St-Jean-de-Luz Beach - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Church of St-Jean-Baptiste - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Maison Louis XIV - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Port de Saint-Jean-de-Luz Ciboure - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Port of Saint-Jean-de-Luz - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Nivelle Golf Course - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Erromardie Beach - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Chantaco Golf Club - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Lafitenia Beach - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Chateau d'Abbadie - 7.3 km / 4.5 mi
Hendaye Beach - 9 km / 5.6 mi
La Rhune - 9.4 km / 5.8 mi
Ilbarritz Golf - 10.1 km / 6.3 mi
City of the Ocean Museum - 10.7 km / 6.7 mi
Club Hippique of Biarritz - 10.8 km / 6.7 mi
The closest major airports to Hôtel Hélianthal are:
San Sebastian (EAS) - 11.3 km / 7 mi
Biarritz (BIQ-Biarritz - Anglet - Bayonne) - 13.5 km / 8.4 mi

The preferred airport for Hôtel Hélianthal is Biarritz (BIQ-Biarritz - Anglet - Bayonne).

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 km and mile.

Transportation services Hôtel Hélianthal

  • Shuttle service from and/or to the airport
  • Shuttle service