L1-A1 Bois Joli, reached by 10 min boat ride or 5 min scooter ride from town, at the W end of the island on hillside, gorgeous setting, hotel van transport to town or airport, 21 rooms, 8 bungalows, MAP, most have a/c, phones, pool, bar, restaurant, 2 beaches, watersports, T 99 50 38, F 99 55 05, T 800 322 2223 in USA
L3 Kanaoa, Anse Marie, T 99 51 36, F 99 55 04, T 800 322 2223 in USA, a/c, but rather basic, fair restaurant used by tour groups, beautiful waterfront setting 10 mins walk from landing jetty, very quiet; A2 La Saintoise, T 99 52 50, in town, Auberge Les Petits Saints aux Anacardiers, La Savanne, T 99 50 99, F 99 54 51, T 800-322-2223, former mayor’s house overlooking town and bay, furnished with French antiques, attractive, intimate, clean, pool, sauna, art gallery, good restaurant, rec and A2 Jeanne d'Arc, good, T 99 50 41, at Fond de Curé village on S coast, all with 10 rooms.
On Terre-de-Bas there is one hotel, Le Poisson Volant, 9 rooms, T 99 81 47. On both Terre-de-Haut and Terre-de-Bas there are rooms and houses to rent; tourist office has list of phone numbers. Rec are Mme Bonbon, T 90 50 52, on the road to the airfield, who has several rooms; Mme Bernadette Cassin, T 99 54 22, clean studio under her house on road to cemetery, cheaper without kitchen facilities, if she is full she has family and friends who offer rooms; and Mme Maisonneuve, T 99 53 38, on the same road as the Mairie. Reservations are generally rec in peak season, especially Christmas and New Year. The Mairie and the Gendarmerie are reported as very unhelpful regarding accommodation and will not tell you where the hotels are situated. The telephone at the jetty only takes phone cards. Not good for first impressions but otherwise idyllic. There is a shortage of water on the island.