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Refuge du Piton des Neiges

Address: 97413 Cilaos  show map
Location: Piton des Neiges
Guest score: 73% (3393 of 4631 recommend) (1895 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.



”Passage obligatoire pour l'accès au Piton des Neiges si l'on veut s'épargner 1800m de dénivelé d'une traite. Ce gîtes est un peu a l'ancienne, les conditions de sommeils fraîches mais il faut rappeler qu'il se situe a 2400m d'altitude, quand on connaît les conditions de certains bivouacs et refuges dans les Alpes la...”

Recommended by Anonymous
France France (Mon 14 Oct 2019)

”Très bonne étape, nous sommes content de trouver ce gîte après une longue marche. En revanche, niveau sanitaires, il y a très peu d'eau même pour se passer un petit coup de toilettes. Au niveau des dortoirs les lits sont très serrés. Sinon la vue du gîte est parfaite. ”

Recommended by Anonymous
France France (Mon 14 Oct 2019)

Guest score 73%

(3393 of 4631 recommend)
Overall opinion 3.4 of 5
Welcoming, listening, kindness 3.9 of 5
Equipments 2.4 of 5
Cleanliness 3.3 of 5
Quality of the meals 3.7 of 5
Value for money 3.2 of 5

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