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BEST WESTERN Royal Saint Jean

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   15 Rue Charles Domercq | Previously Amarys Royal Saint Jean Hotel, 33800 Bordeaux, France
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Ranked #13 of 174 hotels in Bordeaux
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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Manly, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We chose this hotel for its proximity to the railway station as we only had 2 days in Bordeaux before leaving for Carcassone. Although, like a lot of railway station areas there were some "odd characters" around we never once felt concerned because it is a busy area with lots of restaurants. The hotel staff were charming and our room... More

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Austin, Texas
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71 reviews 71 reviews
71 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was taken aback by how charming and inviting this Best Western is, unlike most I've been to. The lobby is so nice and clean and relaxing it feels like you are in a wine-tasting cave. The staff is super friendly and helpful as well. Amazing! The spiral staircase with the stone walls is an excellent touch. My room was... More

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Tennessee
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104 reviews 104 reviews
20 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a quick overnight. Wonderful location next to the train station, and the tram. Great little bistros nearby for a bite and a drink. Comfy, albeit small room, but hey this is France! Quiet location and very nice staff at the front desk. Good coffee in the morning from their Nespresso machine in the morning.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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35 hotel reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was fine for a one night stay , as I was was travelling in and out of Bordeaux by train. Location was great -- a five minute walk from the station -- but there is not much else to recommend at this hotel, besides the efficient staff and in -room Nespresso machine. Bordeaux is a lovely city and... More

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Located about 5 minute walk from the station and tram stop. Many restaurants in easy walking distance. Small bar and lounge with reception. Very warm welcome and easy check in. Good size room with a/c, safe, tv and minibar and complimentary bottle of water but smallish wardrobe but all clean. Small bathroom with shower, wc and wash basin. Good buffet... More

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Atascadero, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Definitely ask for a room in the front, it may be noisier overlooking the street but the rooms in the back are tiny and mildew-smelling. We refused the first room on the 3rd floor and were given a much better one, clean-smelling and slightly roomier on the 2nd floor, fine for a 1 night stay on our way from San... More

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Scotland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We recently spent three nights at the Royal. Fairly easy to access from the airport. If you have bulky luggage probably best to take the shuttle (Navette) directly to the St Jean Station. Taxis appear prohibitively expensive. If travelling light, easy to take Ligne 1 service bus to city centre and take tram to St Jean station. Tram passes close... More

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Bordeaux, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Dicey neighborhood, but okay if you want to be near the train. Tiny room and even smaller bathroom, loud elevator outside our room. Overall it would have been an acceptable stop-over but when we got back on the road I thought I had some tiny mosquito bites on my arms and wrists. 6 hours later I'm dabbing DOZENS of welts--some... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Nightmare to find it! The locals seem to know it as the royal when you're asking for directions. It was pouring with rain and there are diversions at the moment. I got out the car and walked around to find it in the end. We hadn't booked the car park but the delightful staff let us have the last space... More

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Address: 15 Rue Charles Domercq | Previously Amarys Royal Saint Jean Hotel, 33800 Bordeaux, France
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Location: France > Aquitaine > Gironde > Bordeaux
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Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN Royal Saint Jean 3*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
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#7 Business Hotel in Bordeaux #16 Romantic Hotel in Bordeaux
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The Best Western Royal Saint Jean welcomes you in a beautiful property in the eighteenth century architectural style Bordeaux.It offers comfortable rooms, equipped with satellite TV, Ipod station, a minibar, a safe and a courtesy tray (Nespresso).The bathrooms are equipped with shower or bath and is available throughout the hotel.Home team multilingual (French, English, German and Russian) is at your disposal 24 hours to 24 hours.Breakfast served from 6am to 10.30am, invites gluttony (pastries, homemade cakes and specialty of Bordeaux - Fluted) ... more   less 
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