Cycling Friendly Accommodation

The best Hotels, Appartments, Guest houses and Campsites

Cycling Friendly Accommodation

The best Hotels, Appartments, Guest houses and Campsites

Where to stay in Luz-Saint-Sauveur

A selection of the best Cycling Friendly accommodation in the Hautes Pyrenées

Luz-Saint-Sauveur – The best place to stay for easy access to the Col du Tourmalet and that’s where you will find Ardiden Velos. The official start of the climb of the Tourmalet, is directly opposite our shop in the heart of Luz St. Sauveur. It’s 19.3 km at an average gradient of 7.8% to the top!  The climb to Luz Ardiden ski station starts on the opposite side of town.

Hotel Les Templiers – Run by a Franco–Australian couple, Les Templiers is situated in the historic center of Luz St. Sauveur opposite the fortified church and has 9 rooms, all with private baths. There is WiFi throughout, public parking front and rear and secure bike storage. For more details see www.hotel-luz.com
 
 
Hotel de Londres – Situated right next to the Bastan river in the center of Luz St. Sauveur, the architecture of the Hotel de Londres dates from the 19th century. It has 30 rooms and is very popular with cyclists. There is a restaurant on the ground floor featuring the best traditional and regional cuisine. The hotel has a huge verandah and open air terrace, private parking and secure bike storage. For more details see  www.hotel-de-londres.com/.
 
 
 
Val de Roland – Situated 500m from the center of Luz St. Sauveur, Val de Roland is not a traditional hotel but is a “Residence” which has fully equipped appartments to rent with 4 to 8 beds. It is economical and popular for groups of cyclists or large families. Breakfast is available upon request. There is a Fitness area with a swimming pool, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi. For more details see  www.valderoland.fr/.
 
 
 
Les Remparts – Situated in the center of Luz St. Sauveur, behind the fortified church in the old town, Les Remparts is a very much up-market B and B, featuring beautifully furnished rooms with en-suite bathrooms. There is also a Studio and a few Appartments available for 2, 4 or 5 people. There is a private courtyard and secure bike storage. For more details see  www.les-remparts.fr/.
 
 
 
Camping Cascades – Unlike other campsites in Luz St. Sauveur, Camping Cascades is situated very close to the center of Luz St. Sauveur, within easy walking distance of all the bars and restaurants. There is an on-site swimming pool and there are mobile homes and shaded camping pitches available. Particulary good rates for long stays up to 3 weeks or more.
 
 
 
Airotel Pyrénées – If you fancy camping in comfort, then Airotel Pyrénées at Luz St. Sauveur makes an ideal base for serious cyclists.There is a wide range of accommodation choices available, including holiday homes, safari tents or mountain lodges (with under-floor heating!). On parc there are excellent facilities including 4 swimming pools and a small spa complete with Jacuzzi and sauna.  www.eurocamp.co.uk
 

St. Savin – Situated overlooking the Spa Town of Argeles Gazost, St. Savin is ideally located for easy access to the Col de Tourmalet, Luz Ardiden and also Col du Soulor, Col d’Aubisque and Hautacam. There are also lots of Mountain Bike trails close by.

Les Rochers – An immaculately maintained boutique hotel with it’s own bar and restaurant and 14 rooms all with ensuite bathrooms.  St. Savin may be famous for it’s Abbey, but from a Cyclist’s point of view it’s a great starting point for road biking and mountain biking to suit all levels. We offer a FREE delivery service to Les Rochers, (minimum 3 day bike rental) … For more details, call John or Jane  www.lesrochershotel.com
 
 
 
Pyrenees Cycling Lodge – We are very pleased to be working with Pyrenees Cycling Lodge. New owners, Mark and Niamh have carried out a massive amount of much needed renovation work and it is without doubt the best Cycling Friendly accommodation around. They have 5 bedrooms all with ensuite bathrooms and you will almost always find other cyclists staying there. We offer a FREE delivery service to the lodge, (minimum 3 day bike rental) … For more details, see  https://pyreneescyclinglodge.com/
 
 
 
Le Viscos – This is a family run hotel situated rigfht in the center of St. Savin. It has a highly respected restaurant featuring traditional french mountain cuisine, a cosy reception and lounge area and 9 bedrooms all with ensuite bathrooms.  For more details see  www.hotel-leviscos.com
 

Argeles Gazost – Ideally situated for easy access to the Col du Soulor, Col d’Aubisque, Hautacam, Cauterets and the Pont d’Espagne. There are marked mountain bike routes nearby, covering over 1,150km of mountain bike trails and family biking along the Voie vert that follows the Gave de pau. Alongside the Voie vert, there are a lot of big camping sites with swimming pools and water slides and lots to do for families and kids, such as the “Parc animalier des Pyrénées” or the “Donjon des Aigles” in Beaucens.

Au Primerose – Ranked #1 out of 12 hotels in Argeles Gazost by Trip Advisor, Au Primerose is centrally located with easy access to all the local famous Tour de France cols. This hotel is popular with passionate cyclists from all over the world and you are sure to get a warm welcome from Philippe, the owner.  For more information, go to  www.au-primerose-hotel.com

Hotel les Cimes – Run by a french couple, Corinne and Christophe, the Hotel des Cimes is located just minutes from Argeles Gazost town centre. There is a sunny patio deck and peaceful garden and a heated pool and jacuzzi, perfect for relaxing after long days in the saddle. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, telephone and WiFi access. For more information go to  www.hotel-lescimes.com

Hotel le Miramont – This Logis hotel is located in the lower part of Argeles Gazost, opposite the park and Casino. There is a very decent restaurant, a large garden, a patio deck and secure bike storage. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, telephone and WiFi access. For more information go to  www.hotel-argeles-gazost.com

Hotel Villa Bon Repos – This is a small intimate hotel situated close to the park and the “Voie Verte” bike path to Lourdes. There is a pool and jacuzzi, private parking and secure bike storage. For more information go to  www.bonrepos.com

If you want to be closer to Lourdes or the Col d’Aspin and want to climb the Tourmalet from the east side, here are a couple of suggestions …

Cami de Bidale / Pyrenees Pursuits – More excellent cycling friendly accommodation. Located 8 km to the east of Lourdes, this 17 century Chambres d’Hotes offers bed and breakfast or self catering accommodation. Situated between the Lourdes and Bagneres-de-Bigorre valleys right on the Tourmalet loop route, it’s location makes it the perfect base for early or late season cycling and for exploring the foothills and valleys. For more information go to http://www.pyreneespursuits.com

Pyrénées B and B – Situated in Trebons to the eastern side of the Tourmalet, Pyrénées B and B is a restored farmhouse that offers either Bed and Breakfast or self catering accommodation in 2 Gites. Easy access to the Col d’Aspin and the east side of the Tourmalet, there is a secure barn for bike storage and a Drying Room if you get caught out in the rain. For more information see  www.pyreneesbandb.com/.
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