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Symphonie des Sens

3 rue du Chapitre, 35000 Rennes, France (Cathédrale)
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Ranked #1 of 9 Rennes B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rennes historic area where this B&B is located is a bit scary to drive in...but that makes the walking so wonderful through this very old district. A wonderful city. This B&B is wonderful. Very old world and beautifully restored. The room was comfortable and the breakfast was delicious - I highly recommend this B&B

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Wellington, New Zealand
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our sat/nav had great difficulty and we ended up parking and walking in. A VERY old building which was fascinating in itself. Host was charming, very helpful. Huge room, comfortable bed and peaceful. Great location for walking. Highly recommended.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Doubtless we have all seen the advertisement for the hotel, where every role is performed by the same person wearing a different uniform: the receptionist, the commissionaire even room service, well this was the proprietor of Symphonie DES Sens, known to all as Fabrice. He operates an amazing establishment 'Kind Hearts and Coronets' fashion. Being the custodian of such an... More 

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Philadelphia, US/ Xiamen, China
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Part of the charm of Brittany is walking down the quiet streets of villages among the traditional homes with their colorful chevron and striped woodenbeam facades, leering over the streets as they slump in their antique foundations. Now imagine living in the oldest one in Renne! In fact, this boutique establishment does a great job of preserving the history while... More 

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Romania
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We made a tour of 10 days in Brittany, in 2013 , July, starting from Emeraude Cote up to Quiberon and Bell Ile en Mer and we spent on the middle of our vacance two days in Rennes. We had the great chance, booking long time in advance, to stay in this historic building turned into a splendid boutique hotel... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We were delighted with our stay Symphonie des Sens. It is a lovely small hotel in a great location, and Fabrice, the proprietor, could not have been more welcoming or accommodating. We felt lucky to get a room. We were on a road trip across France and found ourselves outside of Rennes late in the afternoon without a place to... More 

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River Falls, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

When you can stay at a property that is 12 years older than the date of Columbus discovering the New World you do it. Fantastic hosts, centrally located in Rennes, and wonderful breakfasts. The building is an incredible piece of architecture that will leave you awe struck.

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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

In a narrow cobbled street in the old town of Rennes you can stay in this historic property. The hosts will make you so welcome and give every assistance possible. The car access is difficult, but Rene immediately took over and we were allowed to unpack our luggage at the door, then he took us to the car parking area... More 

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Cheddar, United Kingdom
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173 reviews 173 reviews
42 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

It started a bit badly when our SatNav kept trying to take us up streets that were closed off. We eventually decamped in a nearby carpark and walked as there isn't car access to the street where this hotel is situated. On arrival we found a placard saying to call the host and he would come round, which he did... More 

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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58 reviews 58 reviews
12 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We have often walked by the half-timbered buildings in French Gothic towns and wondered what it would be like to live inside. At Symphonie des Sens, we enjoyed that experience in great comfort. Housed in the oldest building in Rennes (built 1481) in the historic district, this small hotel offers a selection of different rooms arranged around an extraordinary original... More 

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Address: 3 rue du Chapitre, 35000 Rennes, France
Location: France > Brittany > Ille-et-Vilaine > Rennes > Cathédrale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
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