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Hotel Le Sauvage

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6, rue du Chapitre, 25000 Besancon, France
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Ranked #2 of 33 Hotels in Besancon
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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London
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120 reviews 120 reviews
26 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly lovely hotel on the hill between the citadel and old town and within easy walking distance to both. The views from the terrace are relaxing and one can have breakfast, sundowners or snack there on a warm day. The rooms are large and comfortable and lack only coffee making equipment. Ours had access onto a private garden while... More 

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charlottesville, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Comfortable, good service, elegant decor and beautiful view. This hotel is on a hilltop, steps away from the Citadelle, one of the most alluring sights in Besancon, and just up the hill from the Cathedral. We were able to park safely in the "Jardin" behind the building and walk in to town for dinner, and to the Citadelle and museum... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hotel Le Sauvage is located in the old part of Besançon, yet a bit on the outskirts. To get there you will either have to walk a small steep ascent or drive through some narrow streets and corners. The establishment itself is well hidden and discloses its charm only to those willing to go inside. The decor of hallways,... More 

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Evian-les-Bains, France
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Small boutique hotel in the very heart of the old city of Besançon- prime location and exquisite buildings (former convent). The common areas are simply beautiful redone with great Taste and filled with antiques, old frames, soothing dark colors and great attention to details. Professional and welcoming staff. Simple but fresh, substantial breakfast in a lovely and quiet sitting-room, with... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A charming hotel in a recently renovated historical building close to the Cathedral and Citadel. Very friendly staff but beds are typical of French hotels - somewhat small. One overnight stop returning from Switzerland, Besancon city is worth the detour. Visit the Victor Hugo museum.

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Devon, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

A wonderful night en route to the Alps. Lovely room in a charismatic hotel in a delightful town. On arrival the charming receptionist could not have been more helpful and made a great recommendation for dinner. In the morning she was up and serving a superb breakfast. Thanks for a lovely overnight stay.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We stayed a Saturday night here in mid-February. Our sat-nav found it first time although it's a tortuous route (it's a relief to reach the car park!) but well worth it. The conversion of the old convent is tastefully done, and our room (18) was excellent - good size and great views over the city (and that was only a... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Excellent hotel with stylish rooms, perfect beds, client-friendly staff, close to old city as well as to the citadel. Private parking in the garden hotel is also very handy. All in all one of the nicest places I know in France. And so is Besancon itself.

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Uzes, France
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167 reviews 167 reviews
32 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

we stayed here during the winter months and were enchanted with the place. the decor is wonderfully magical. upon entering you are enveloped in a welcoming friendly atmosphere which is dripping with style and an area gone by. the staff is ultra friendly, we were even shown 3 different rooms for choosing our favorite one, which was the hardest thing... More 

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We went to Besançon at short notice and were happy to get a room at Le Sauvage. In our opinion it is one of the most beautiful hotels we stayed in. The renovation done with taste and love. Our room was spacious and comfortable with a nice outside space. Had it not been December we would have loved to sit... More 

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