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Hotel Le Sauvage

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6, rue du Chapitre, 25000 Besancon, France
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Ranked #3 of 33 hotels in Besancon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sauvage is good. We stayed just one night in a "chambre luxueuse" for 193eur incl breakfast. Smaller/less expensive is probably also good, but these where booked out. The room was big and ample, very nice with a small terrace outside. Its situated in a quiet corner of the older part of Besancon, a 10 min hike down the narrow road... More

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16 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't think I've been to a property which has been more well done. This former monestary has beautiful rooms, a lovely bar area and breakfast area, terrace etc. Help is great...especially a young womn named Christine or Kirsten? We stayed in two different rooms-one on the second floor facing the fortifications- at night, beautifully lit and the second in... More

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Nice, France
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11 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At the top of a steep hill, and not the easiest to navigate to, but this hotel is still worth searching out. The welcome was the warmest we received on the whole trip, and the facilities are of the highest quality. Room was large, airy and comfortable with a luxurious shower room/toilet. Hotel is placed 5 minutes walk from the... More

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St. Paul, MN
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This hotel was recommended by a resident in Besancon. It was absolutely charming and worth the climb. We booked the most basic room we could and were shocked to find ourselves in a huge room (number 3) with a pull out sofa, desk, table, sitting chairs, lovely view overlooking the garden and a fabulous bathroom. It was very quiet which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Very pleasantly surprised to arrive in Besancon by train & escorted to this lovely hotel by the very knowledgeable cabbie that the hotel provided. Loved our accommodations there as we had two rooms on the ground floor in the garden area for my two Grandaughters & my daughter & myself. The rooms were equipped with everything we needed, loved the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We picked this hotel based on Trip Advisor recommendations and it was totally successful. The hotel is sophisticated, close to the Citadel and a short but steep climb back from the town centre. We stayed in the suite number 5 which has a nice living room with balcony overlooking the garden and the view west. It is a private hotel... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We were on the way to South of France and decided to stop over in beesencon. The hotel is located just below the citadel in the old part of the city. It's chic, stylish and the service couldn't have been more impressive. Particularly recommend wine on the terrace in the late afternoon, and the breakfast is incredible. On the recommendation... More

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9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This is a great building, fantastic quiet and comfortable place to stay. Quite expensive, but for the usual quality you get from French chain hotels e.g. Kyriad, Campanile etc, this is very nice. Clean, comfortable beds, large grand rooms with garden views and you could hear a pin drop in this hotel. We enjoyed our stay. Ever so slightly shaky... More

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zurich, switzerland
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We spent at Le Sauvage only two nights. But we will go back there as soon as possible. First, the location is perfect, close to the centre and still away from the noise, second: the old convent is charming and tastefully decorated, third: the staff is very friendly and helpful. We had a room on the ground floor with the... More

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

If you ever wanted clean, comfortable surroundings with the friendliest staff I have ever come across in my years of working in France, this is the place. Only downside for me was lack of a full bar / evening restaurant (although food was available, so you wouldn't go starving). My guess is the rooms will become stuffy during summer (no... More

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Address: 6, rue du Chapitre, 25000 Besancon, France
Location: France > Franche-Comte > Doubs > Besancon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Le Sauvage 3*
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#2 Business Hotel in Besancon #2 Romantic Hotel in Besancon
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This hotel is located a few yards from Charles Quint, in the historic district of Besançon, in the foothills of the Citadelle.This former monastery of the "Clarisses" transformed into a charming hotel with 24 comfortable rooms,offers stunning views over the city and the valley of the Doubs.A terrace facing the sunset, aclosed parking and a meeting room are at your disposal.The large shady park is a haven in the heart of the town center. ... more   less 
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