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Hotel Central

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   15 Rue Leon Daran, 64000 Pau, France
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Ranked #19 of 34 hotels in Pau
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here on my into the Pyrenees by bike. The hotel are no hotels near the station and this is as close as any of them. It is in a quiet street and convenient for shops and retaurants. The rooms are simple, clean and comfortable.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

A remarkably quiet and comfortable room on the second floor - pity there's no lift. Plenty of hot water, a kettle in the room for tea or coffee; larger cups provided on request by helpful staff. Excellent location. Didn't try their breakfast but there's a bakery across the street for croissants, etc.

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

This hotel is very simple in the centre of the town close to the Pole Bosquet bus stop and the main square. It does not have any character, the rooms are very simple and there is not much choice for breakfast. It is limited to hot+cold drinks, baguette, some croissants and yogurt. Not even cold plates or fruit. It's not... More

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Pau, France
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Hello the Pyrenees are an amazing part of our world and the place to begin your explorations of the French side should be Pau, this hotel is downtown near everything. Happy nice owner that speaks English and Spanish,and will help when asked. Overall great value for location and comfort of the room, wifi works perfectly in my room and there... More

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Los Altos, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

We spent a night here and were very pleased with our convenient location--10 mins from the chateau and many nice restaurants. Our room was relatively big (compared to many we'd been staying in), clean, comfortable, and VERY quiet. Our host was charming, extremely helpful (especially in assisting us with parking, which is difficult), and recommended an excellent restaurant. Terrific croissants... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Although the rooms were clean and the staff friendly enough, I found it to be extremely overpriced for the facilities and location. 65 euros for a small bedroom, breakfast not included; is ridiculous considering that the rooms have no charm, no views, and aren't exactly convenient. Travelling up three flights of stairs with heavy bags from our family wasn't fun.... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012 via mobile

As with Pau in general, so this hotel - uninspiring at best. Although it wasn't dirty and the staff were not unpleasant, the hotel has no atmosphere whatsoever, the rooms and quasi foyer are cheaply decorated, and the surroundings are far from salubrious. Basically a step above a hostel, this is far overpriced for what it is. A charge of... More

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28 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2010

Small 2 star hotel just off the main square. Clean, friendly and well recommended at 64 euros plus breakfast at 7 euros each. Free wi-fi. Nearby underground car park.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2009

We stayed for two nights at Hotel Central following a visit to Lourdes..This is the second time we have flown from Stansted to Pau to get to Lourdes. We got a taxi to the Railway Station (cost 22 euros) and the train to Lourdes was 12 euros return( a pleasant 30 min journey). We were impressed by Pau on our... More

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Chicago, IL
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2009

I spent 8 nights at the Hotel Central in March 2009. It is everything you want a 2-star hotel to be--clean, simple and comfortable. The hotel is centrally located--surrounded by shops and restaurants, and a 10-minute walk from the train station and Chateau. (Note the Pau train station is below the city. A free Funicular carries passengers up the steep... More

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Address: 15 Rue Leon Daran, 64000 Pau, France
Location: France > Aquitaine > Pyrenees-Atlantiques > Bearn-Basque Country > Bearn > Pau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Central 2*
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