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Visitor Reviews - Camping Huttopia Sarlat

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Camping Huttopia Sarlat
Rue Jean Gabin
Sarlat La Caneda
Aquitaine   (Browse area)
24200   See Map                                 Share Google Plus  Tweet This!  Share on Facebook
Tel: +33 05 53 59 05 84

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Pitches: 180
Open: April To September

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 7 Reviews
              8/10 from 7 Reviews


Units accepted:    Tents  Caravans  Motorhomes  Statics for Hire  Glamping 

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Reviews:  7 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: September 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Peeceecee 3 reviews from this member

A convenient site for Sarlat about 15 mins walk from the town, which is a gem. Downhill to town, but a steep walk back.

Site was fairly easy to access, but on a sharp bend so care needed. Strongly suggest avoiding market day for arrivals and departures.

The site itself is a series of terraces, some of which could be very difficult to access unless you have 4wd and a powerful vehicle as the access roads are very steep in places. We saw quite a number of front-wheel drive outfits and motorhomes struggling with much tyre stress.

The site facilities were good, clean and with plenty of hot water. Our pitch was a Camping+ pitch, which was of good size and access OK with a motor mover.

Power supply was good at 10amps, but unreliable. We were on battery power for some 36 hours before anyone managed to call an electrician.

The site was very pretty with lots of mature trees and shrubs and the swimming pool appeared to be good although we did not use it. There was a play area for children.

The free wifi in the reception area was useful, but extremely slow, about 200k only.

The staff were very helpful, speaking clear French or English if you preferred. The shop was very basic but bread could be ordered.

We were concerned at the poor security, there was no barrier and code, so access in and out on foot and by vehicle was unchecked.

This is not a site we would return to again, we thought it was very expensive, at nearly 30 Euros in mid September.

Date of Visit: September 2016 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Joolb 16 reviews from this member

Main benefit of this site is its proximity to sarlat-down a steep hill-quite taxing coming back in the noonday sun. The campsite in September end of season had a very bedraggled appearance-minimal staff -only 1 toilet/shower block open. Bar not open after7. 30. However, the swimming pool area is delightful-modern and clean all be it with strange low slung deckchairs type loungers!. As stated wifi only available at reception. Reception staff very pleasant but offered no guidance about suitability of pitches for caravans. -we weren't bothered about this but another couple just before us were given a pitch obviously not suited to their outfit. I got the impression that the staff were trying to put everyone in the same area of the campsite. Lovely and quiet at night but not well lit so torches definitely needed. We would definitely go there again in the low season as we fell in love with the buildings and atmosphere of sarlat

Date of Visit: June 2016 Unit:  Campervan Rating:
Reviewer: Franbee 149 reviews from this member

Reviewers - mature couple with campervan and bikes.

An update of my review of 6 years ago. We have used the site since then, but not since it was taken over by the Indigo group, and indeed, joined the ACSI discount scheme.

Since we were last here, the main change has been the addition of many chalets and pre erected tents. These are mostly on the higher sections of the site. The bar has been refurbished too, but the rest is mostly the same as before.

We were invited to choose a pitch in a particular area. There had been heavy rain and some of the pitches were not in a good condition, but we had quite a good choice. Others arriving later struggled to find a suitable pitch.

The nearest sanitary block was up a steep hill, we had a good workout going up and down. All facilities are unisex, and not many toilets, so they were extremely busy as the site was quite full. Seemed quite clean though.

It was good to be back, and able to cycle down into the town.

Date of Visit: May 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Filly65 4 reviews from this member

Nice site close to Sarlat, easy to walk down to the town but uphill is steep on the way back. Site is on a hill and terraced, mixture of pitches with sun and shade.

We were told to pick where we liked to pitch within certain areas. Chose to be on a sunny terrace close to the facilities. Showers and toilets good, also plenty of hot water. Dish washing in the same block outside but under cover.

Outdoor pool not in use whilst we were there but the indoor pool was open and lovely on a hot day.

The town is lovely to visit and we will return to this site again, very reasonable price with the ACSI card.

Date of Visit: August 2014 Unit:  Other Rating:
Reviewer: SWHITFORD 1 review from this member

We stayed for 6 nights at this site during the last week in August and feel that it's only fair to write an up to date review. We really enjoyed our break. We stayed in one of their wood and canvas tents, which was absolutely lovely. The facilities were modern and clean. There is a pretty pizza bar serving food and drinks until 10. 00pm. The staff were friendly and helpful. The site itself is fairly steep, but terraced, so the pitches are level. It is very shady with lots of trees and shrubs - perfect for hot, sunny days. The swimming pool area is tastefully laid out, with a small indoor pool for inclement weather: there are also ping pong tables and a children's play area. The position of the site is perfect for visiting the historic town of Sarlat - an easy 10 minute walk downhill into town and a slightly taxing 15 minute walk back - really not bad at all and easily manageable for middle-aged grandparents and children alike. We were slightly put off by older reviews, but since Indigo have taken over the site things have obviously improved significantly.

Yes, you may need a torch (bliss!) No, there are no pool flumes or cabaret (bliss!) - just a lovely ambiance and laid back, relaxed atmosphere. Well done Indigo, we shall definitely return.

Date of Visit: August 2013 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Littlemorag 3 reviews from this member

We booked and prepaid for a 9 night stay last year. The website is very comprehensive and tells much of the nice facilities.

The site has a good rating on the AA camping guide to France so we felt confident that we were making the right choice.

The campsite is up a steep hill through the very busy medieval town of Sarlat and we arrived on Market day which was frankly terrifying getting through the traffic and crowds!

We have a 4 berth Ace and a hardy 2litre diesel estate but we arrived at the site only to be given a pitch, right up the top of the hill. We tried once to get up, and didn't succeed, the second time we got up but the entrance to the section was a total hairpin which was partially blocked by a mound of gravel. There were only tents and a very small tourer in the section so we went down to reception to explain the situation. We were told there's no more space available and it was that pitch or none- we had also paid in full so there was to be no refund.

We did not want to try again as the clutch nearly burned out on our second try.

I pride myself on researching sites thoroughly and there was no mention of the difficulty in accessing some of the pitches, in fact the steepness of the site was only mentioned in one review. I would not recommend this site to any double axle tourers, or even a mid sized tourer unless you had a big 4x4.

The site looked very nice but incredibly busy with children and families as it was peak season. We were so disappointed and it resulted in us having nowhere to stay for the 9 nights of our holiday. I believe the customer service could have been better handled as, frankly, we were left high and dry. We are pursuing a refund from our credit card issuer but we have learned our lesson to check the gradient on google earth Before setting off!

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