The 7 best hotels in Étretat

Domaine Saint-Clair - Le Donjon

Would you like to discover the Côte d’Albâtre in Normandy? Azure seas, endless beaches, untamed nature… Get ready to feast your eyes and find the best hotels in Étretat!

A small fishing village turned historic seaside resort, Étretat offers unique landscapes that have seduced France’s greatest artists and writers. Explore the Côte d’Albâtre and its many cliffs: Courtine, Manneporte, Aval and Amont cliffs, the Vaudieu rock or the Aiguille de Belval, relax on Étretat beach (one of the most beautiful in Normandy) and discover the many museums and natural areas in the surrounding area.

To make your stay unforgettable, opt for one of the best hotels in Étretat and choose the experience that’s right for you!

Charming hotels

Étretat is an ideal destination for a romantic weekend: there’s no shortage of nature walks, fine dining and wellness experiences! Here’s our selection of confidential addresses for a romantic getaway.

1. Hotel Spa Les Pins de Césars

Hôtel Spa Les Pins de Césars

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  • Hotel features: spa with heated indoor pool, sauna and outdoor Jacuzzi, plus magnificent 20-hectare park.
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★★

Located 5 minutes from the cliffs of Étretat, the spa hotel Les Pins de Césars is housed in a superb traditional Norman house surrounded by greenery. The 14 upscale rooms are an ode to relaxation, with king-size bedding, hushed ambience and views over the surrounding countryside.

Wake up to the sound of birdsong and enjoy a cocktail in one of the fireside lounges. For a rustic experience, enjoy a picnic in the wooded park.

2. La Villa 10

La Villa 10

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  • Hotel features: wellness area with sauna and hammam
  • Budget: €€€
  • Services: ★★★

In the heart of Étretat town center and 300 meters from the sea, Villa 10 offers 20 cosy, comfortable rooms decorated in a retro-chic style, divided between a 19th-century mansion and an annex building.

You can relax on the terrace or at the bar, and enjoy breakfast in the beautiful room with its ancient parquet flooring. Want to relax? Treat yourself to a session of hydrotherapy or shiatsu. An ideal base for exploring Étretat!

3. Les Tilleuls

Les Tilleuls

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  • The hotel’s assets: the verdant garden and the experiences on offer: dinner in front of the fireplace, picnics on the cliffs, etc.
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★

In the center of Étretat lies an old mansion dating from 1798, lined with lime trees. This timeless cocoon is home to 5 rooms with a soothing, romantic atmosphere.

The furniture, found here and there, lends a certain charm and blends perfectly with the soft colors, creating a timeless ambience. The sun-drenched terrace is an invitation to slow down.

If you want to relax after a long day watching your favorite film, the establishment even offers a private home cinema!

Hotels facing the sea

Experience the beauty of the coastline and breathe in the sea air when you stay in one of Étretat’s top hotels, facing the sea. The English Channel will be the first thing you see when you wake up, and the last thing you see when you close your eyes. Disconnection guaranteed!

4. The Green Ray

Le Rayon Vert

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  • The hotel’s assets: its location on the Étretat seafront and its view of the Aval cliffs.
  • Budget: €€€
  • Services: ★★★

Reconnect with the Belle Époque in this completely refurbished 19th-century hotel. The 18 bright rooms combine comfort and simplicity, some with balconies and spa baths. You’ll have a front-row seat to watch the sun set over the Étretat beach.

5. The Dormy House

Le Dormy House

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  • Hotel assets: direct access to the beach and panoramic restaurant
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★

Perched on a cliff overlooking the sea, this 1955 hotel and its villa offer lovely, spacious rooms, most recently renovated in a chic country style. The cosy reception room and sunny, leafy terrace with sea views invite you to linger. You’ll even have the privilege of accessing the beach in just a few minutes.

The unusual

Looking for something out of the ordinary? Choose an unusual hotel for a surprising and exotic stay in Étretat!

6. Hotel Detective

hôtels Étretat : Détective Hôtel

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  • The hotel’s assets: the special care taken to theme the rooms, the cosy, intimate lounge-library with free hot beverages
  • Budget: €€€
  • Services: ★★★

Unleash your inner investigator by staying at this unique hotel in the heart of Étretat, 250 meters from the beach.

Each of the 12 rooms and the suite is named after a famous detective: Arsène Lupin, Sherlock Holmes, Magnum, Miss Marple and Charlie and his Charlie’s Angels! Each room has its own carefully crafted atmosphere, with objects found here and there to take you on a journey. In some rooms, we’ve even hidden a few riddles and clues…

At the end of the day, you can relax in the library with a board game or a game of chess.

7. Domaine Saint-Clair – Le Donjon

hôtels Étretat : Domaine Saint-Clair - Le Donjon

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  • Hotel assets: heated outdoor pool, sea view, relaxation area at the top of the dungeon
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Services: ★★★

The 25 rooms of this charming hotel are divided between a small 19th-century Anglo-Norman château, Le Donjon, and a Belle-Époque villa. Choose your universe and let yourself be carried away by the enchanting setting and sublime sea view. You can also stroll through the large flower-filled park or enjoy an exceptional meal at Le Donjon, the hotel’s Michelin-starred gourmet restaurant.