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Hotel Rousseau

11 Place Madeleine, 21200 Beaune, France
Hotel Rousseau
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wadebridge, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Great location, quiet yet so close to where it's all going on. This old fashioned hotel offers a quiet place to lay your head. The facilities are basic and there are no frills. That said, if you are like me and you only use a hotel to sleep in, then it's just fine. Good breakfast, pleasant courtyard garden. Private parking... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

At first time you see the hotel, garden, room, you are just amazed, after one night, especially in the morning, everything beaufiful comes away...very uncomfortable beds! Nice, old, but not good to sleep there. Average breakfast. And it is not true that madame Rousseau is running whole hotel by herself. She has at least two more helpers.

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Mons, Belgium
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

From reading other reviews we knew this could go either way, but we loved the idea of a dated, quaint hotel, and were rewarded with a delightful night's at the Hotel Rousseau. It was a rare and precious experience. All criticisms are probably factually correct - bed was uncomfortable etc etc - and if we'd had a room without a... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

If you are looking for a fresh, modernized room -- keep looking. However, if you would like to stay in the house where owner Madame Rousseau was born -- and little has changed in 40-50 years -- book early. This places fills, often with pilgrims and trekkers. I booked two days in May 2013 and stayed for four, mostly because... More 

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Orange, France
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

This is an inexpensive (approx. 60 Euros) hotel that includes breakfast at no additional charge. It is located within a 5 minute walk from the Hotel Dieu and tourist office. It is furnished today as it probably was in 1932. Almost nothing appears to have been renewed or refurbished with the important exception of the bathrooms, which include a good... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

We booked this hotel during our honeymoon because it was reccommended by Lonely Planet. My husband and I really enjoy old charming hotels and we were very pleased when we first arrived at the hotel. It is an old house, with antique decor, the room was very spacious. However, it lacks in basic structure. The bed was absolutely horrible, impossible... More 

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Westminster, Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

We stayed here in Sept 2012, great location, easy parking, short walk to sites, restaurants etc, older hotel, clean quiet room, interesting older lady that operates the hotel. nice garden area for relaxing after a busy day

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The main floor rooms were a gift since dragging our luggage to a higher floor might have really ruined my day, having just disembarked from the second floor of a train on the 'opposite' track. I liked the 'frumpiness' of this hotel and found it to be clean and 'old French' just to my liking. Compared to most other hotels... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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198 reviews 198 reviews
38 hotel reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

We chose this hotel and knew from the trip advisor reviews that it could go either way...love it or hate it! I loved it, my parter hated it. The hotel itself is in need of a total makeover. It, I assume, is a typical old style French hotel, but by today's standard is more like a flop house/hostel. Our room... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Although, the room seemed fairly clean, it was very crowded and frumpy. The bed was very uncomfortable and the towels were unusable---scratchy, old, and dingy. I could not bear to use them and used my camping towel instead. The breakfast was minimal: 1 croissant, bread, and a hot drink. For 48 Euros, this seemed overpriced. I would not recommend this... More 

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