The Basque Country, Gascony, and Hautes-Pyrénées Hotels



Central Hôtel

At a Glance


  • location is central, as suggested by the name
  • personal family service
  • river sounds and views


  • creaky bedsprings
  • can be hot in midsummer
  • village life starts early and you're at the heart of it

Central Hôtel Review

This family-run hotel and restaurant over the Nive is a vintage venue (note the 200-year-old oak staircase)—it's also the best value in town. The owners speak Basque, Spanish, French, English, and some German, so communicating is rarely a problem. The cuisine is superb, especially the lamb and duck breast (no dinner Monday; closed Tuesday, March-June).

    Contact Information

  • Address: 1 pl. Charles-de-Gaulle, St-Jean-Pied-de-Port, 64220 | Map It
  • Phone: 05–59–37–00–22
  • Location: St-Jean-Pied-de-Port

    Hotel Details

  • 14 rooms.
  • Closed Dec.–Feb.
Updated: 02-22-2013

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