LWS Reviews and Expert Opinion

Based on 117 user review in 2 languages
7.8
Good

Customer score for LWS

  • Reliability
    7.8 / 10
  • Pricing
    8.1 / 10
  • User Friendly
    7.8 / 10
  • Support
    7.8 / 10
  • Features
    7.6 / 10

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Oskar Anderssin
Austria
  • Reliability2
  • Pricing2
  • User Friendly4
  • Support2
  • Features2
2.4

Tries to scam you with high fees once you have no option but to pay!

Service used: Shared
Renewed my domain 1 day late becuse THEIR systems have issues. Most registrars charge around 25 eur for reactivation of my domain type, but they charged 100 eur, 4 times more, for no reason! Never trust a company that tries to tak...Read More
LWS
Hello, I'm sorry for the facts you report, we tried to reach you by phone and mail without success. I invite you to initiate or continue the contact with our teams for a proposal about your situation. The amount of the fees is pa...Read More
Seppe Baelus
Belgium
  • Reliability6
  • Pricing6
  • User Friendly6
  • Support6
  • Features6
6.0

Terrible support

Service used: Shared
Their customer support is just terrible. I lost access to my account and the email associated and they wouldn't help me at all.
Their customer support is just terrible. I lost access to my account and the email associated and they wouldn't help me at all.
Edit: after a week of trying to contact them, i got in contact with them and they resolved my issue.
LWS
Hello, we are sorry for your problem, a technician sent you back your access and we talked by phone. A technician tries to call you since yesterday without success. Don't hesitate to call us on the number we told you. It's very im...Read More
Youssef Ahmed
Egypt
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
10

the best company

Service used: Shared
This is the best company I have dealt with on the one hand, everything, customer service, price, thank you for everything
>>>anu1bis<<<
Mahdi S
Switzerland
  • Reliability4
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly4
  • Support2
  • Features8
5.6

Incompetent and bad support

Service used: Shared
The support is not great at all. They advertise 24/7 but they are only reachable for support during business hours. Support technicians are clueless and keep sending you links to thei unfinished guides. Most technicians have no cl...Read More

Typical LWS Prices

Service Monthly Price Range
Shared Hosting $1.58 - $21.72 8 plans
VPS $5.29 - $53.00 4 plans
Cloud Hosting $74.21 - $212.04 4 plans
The Services & Prices are taken from www.lws.fr

LWS Expert Review 2019

Written by: Eliran Ouzan

LWS Rating

  • Reliability
    9.5 / 10
  • Pricing
    9 / 10
  • User Friendly
    8.5 / 10
  • Support
    8.5 / 10
  • Features
    8 / 10
8.7
Rated by Eliran Ouzan

Expert Overview

Lots of Hosting Options

LWS is a France based hosting company that has a lot of different options to consider.  Their site is a little cluttered, and the English translation doesn't work too well so if you speak English only, this company isn't likely for you.  That being said, however, their hosting is fairly nice compared to many other companies.

They offer both Windows and Linux and they have all sorts of different hosting options, with the exception of dedicated servers.  They have been in business for a while and have a good reputation for quality from what I have been able to find so far.

Uptime & Reliability

100% Uptime Guarantees

They use good hardware and seem to keep it configured properly at all times to avoid outages.  They also offer a good 100% uptime guarantee for all their services so you aren't likely to experience any significant outages.

Features

Mostly Standard Features

As you go through the different features offered by this company you will find that they are mostly the typical features you will find with any hosting company.  They do have a lot of them, which makes it nice if you want to start out with shared hosting, for example, and have the option to move up to VPS solutions later when your site gets bigger.

They have both Windows and Linux hosting packages.  They also have a nice site creation tool that will help you to make a nice looking site without much work at all on your end.  The limits on disk space only apply to a few packages and they are quite generous so they aren't anything to be concerned about.

Another nice feature this company provides is helping you choose which package is right for you. They identify which type of sites will work best on each package option so you can be confident that you're getting the right package for your specific site.

Support

Good Tech support Options

The tech support can be easily reached through their ticketing system or online chat feature.  They are staffed 24/7 and have a good reputation for responding fast and getting your servers running properly if there is a problem.  Even if you just have a question, they will answer it right away.

They do have some nice documentation about their services that can help you to learn more and avoid problems.  They aren't exactly 'self-help' documents, but they are very nice to have available.

Pricing

Low to Average Pricing

The pricing for each package is quite competitive.  Some of them are very low and others are just average, but overall there isn't much to complain about in this area.  They give you what you pay for and a little more, so the price really shouldn't be an issue for anyone considering hosting with LWS.

Summary

Quality Hosting for Your Site

Overall, this is a good company to consider if you're looking for hosting in France.  They have been in business long enough to be able to serve you well and have done a good job at keeping their prices reasonable.  They can handle all but the largest of sites without a problem.

Pros:

  • Lots of hosting choices
  • Good list of features
  • 100% uptime guarantee

Cons:

  • No dedicated servers
  • Some features cost extra

 

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LWS Prices, Plans & Features - 2019

Shared Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space Bandwidth Price Score
100 GB Unlimited $1.58 8.9
25 GB Unlimited $2.64 7.8
250 GB Unlimited $3.70 8.3
100 GB Unlimited $4.76 10
Unlimited Unlimited $6.88 7.7
Unlimited Unlimited $10.06 7.8
150 GB Unlimited $11.12 7.8
500 GB Unlimited $21.72 10

VPS Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space RAM OS Price Score
250 GB 4 GB $5.29 8.2
160 GB 2 GB $10.59 8.0
400 GB 6 GB $31.80 9.0
500 GB 8 GB $53.00 10

Cloud Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space RAM Bandwidth Price Score
250 GB 6 GB Unlimited $74.21 7.8
500 GB 8 GB Unlimited $106.01 7.8
500 GB 12 GB Unlimited $159.03 7.8
750 GB 16 GB Unlimited $212.04 2.0
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Server Locations

Paris

A few words from LWS

LWS specialises in web hosting and domain name registration since 1999 and hosts more than 180,000 websites and domain names.

LWS is established in several countries (France, England, Spain, Germany, and in the United States).

LWS is Nominet (.co.uk), Afnic (.fr), DNS.BE (.be), DNS.LU (.lu), .WS and Eurid (.eu) accredited, which allows us to sell domain names at a competitive price !

LWS provides easy to use web hosting plan with famous softwares included (Joomla, Wordpress, Prestashop...) at the better price in France !

Our 24/7/365 available support reply to every question in up to 2 hours and help every client to create his own website easily.

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