Refuge du Piton des Neiges

Address: 97413 Cilaos
Location: Piton des Neiges
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Guest score: 74% 4270 of 5761 recommend (2383 reviews)

Mountain and trekking hostel | 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.



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.



”Il est dommage que le repas ne soit pas servi avec un minimum : l'eau . Certes il n'y a pas d'eau du au manque de précipitation mais une bouteille d'eau pour 4 serait quand même souhaitable,ou alors faudrait-il baisser le prix de la demi pension.”

Recommended by Romain
Réunion Réunion (Mon 30 Oct 2023)

”Dommage qu il ne soit pas possible de se doucher. Les toilettes ne donnent pas envie.”

Recommended by Juju
France France (Mon 30 Oct 2023)

Guest score 74%

(4270 of 5761 recommend)
Overall opinion 3.4 of 5
Welcoming, listening, kindness 4 of 5
Equipments 2.4 of 5
Cleanliness 3.3 of 5
Quality of the meals 3.8 of 5
Value for money 3.3 of 5

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Special requirements
Pets prohibited

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