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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 July 3, 2014
Douglas H River Falls, Wisconsin
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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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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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151 reviews 151 reviews
40 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

What a fantastic find! A delightful hotel built in the 15th century and located right in the heart of Rennes. We were visiting our son who is studying at the University. This five-night short break was ideal. We spent our time walking around the historic parts of Rennes, visiting the Museum at Champs Libres where we spent a whole afternoon... More

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Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Other hotels may have bigger bathrooms and bedroom floors that don't squeak, but how many of those were built in the fifteenth century in the historic heart of Rennes and have the incomparable Fabrice as host!

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Charlottesville, VA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

This is a charming little inn, perfectly located in the center of historic Rennes, run by a very sweet and helpful family. The building, itself, is one of the oldest houses in the town. The rooms, while small, are charming and full of character. There is a lovely sitting area for guests where breakfast is served or, alternatively, they will... More

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Portland, Oregon, USA
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Absolutely the perfect place to stay in Rennes for our trip to visit our daughter, who is studying here. Beautiful accommodations and hospitality could not be warmer or more welcoming. Highly recommended!

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Salmiyah, Kuwait
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We visited France in Aug 2013 and stayed at Hotel Symphonie des Sens (bed and breakfast) in Rennes for two nights. We had been provided the wonderful rooftop apartment which had 3 rooms. As we understood, the owner Fabrice was away and his parents were filling in for him, handling all the operations. The hotel is around 15 minutes walking... More

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Prato
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76 reviews 76 reviews
30 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

The facility is located in the old town in Rennes: be adviced it's a pedestrian zone but parking lots are available few minutes walking distances (Lices or La Vilaine). The building is a fascinating historical typical Bretagne house named to be the oldest house in Rennes. Friendly welcome by the father of the owner (Fabrice was on vacation that days...)... 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): $$
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