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Hotel L'Univers

12, Quai Vendeuvre, Caen, France
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Ranked #35 of 44 hotels in Caen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
77 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed three nights for the D-Day celebrations in a room on the first floor. There is no lift in this hotel and it was a struggle with the suitcase and no offer of help. The room was basic, at least I had a separate toilet. My sister and husband were on the second floor with no door on the toilet.... More

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14 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a basic but clean, quiet and friendly hotel. Good welcome at reception, with helpful advice. Big car park opposite is free from 19.00 to 9.00, and around €1.20 per hour during the pay period. It's right opposite so quite handy. Room at the front with view of marina (103). Comfy bed, kettle, tea, coffee. Double glazed so quiet... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We had to stop by Caen during our road trip in Brittany/ Normandy, and Hotel de l'Univers seemed well located and convenient for a one-night-stay. With low expectations, we were actually shocked: rooms smell really terrible and bathroom is not well cleaned. Corridors are dark and creepy, I know September is not the high season, but there is no need... More

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England, UK
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

My husband and I stayed here on 24th August with friends. We arrived in Caen early AM so enjoyed a walk around the Castle before heading to the hotel. We arrived early for check-in and the smiley receptionist was great as they were able to provide us with rooms straight away. We stayed on the second floor and had a... More

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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

This hotel is right along the canal with a great view of the port. The rooms are simple with older furniture. However, the mattress must be memory foam as I had a fantastic sleep. We walked around the shopping area just around the corner flanked by OLD churches on each side. There's lots of eating areas right outside the hotel... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Damien, the receptionist, was fantastic! I emailed that we would not arrive until 22:30, and was emailed back the door code as the door closes at 22:00. Then in response to asking where I could lock the bicycles, Damien said he would stay up and wait for us so that he could securely store the bikes behind reception. What great... More

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Paris, France
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13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

A reasonable price for an good hotel with great location. It is next to the most alive part of the city, with windows that leave the noise outside. Rooms including bathroom are clean and big enough with coffee and tea. Bad side of staying is that if you travel with car there is no hotel parking leaving you to catch... More

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San Diego, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

This hotel is located on "harbor" and has easy pay parking accross the street. The rooms were small but clean and the cost is reasonable. The front desk staff was freindly. The windows were new double pain glass and the rooms were acceptably quiet. Be advised there is no elevator and some rooms face the back side of the building... More

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Excellent Location, right next to the Harbour and the Bar's and Restaurant's. Rooms are ok, but extremely basic. Small Kettle and tea and Coffee in room. Breakfast was 7Euro's which was half a Buagette and a Crousiant..choice of spreads, from small cheese, Jam, Honey and Nutella. Staff were very polite and friendly. NO LIFT in this hotel, so be prepared... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
36 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

Over the past 10 years we have mainly stayed in 2 star hotels and L'Universe has to be one of the better ones. From it's location overlooking the harbor to it's bright and sunny rooms with comfy beds crisp sheets and good size bathrooms it is very good value We had a corner room which also has a single bed... More

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Address: 12, Quai Vendeuvre, Caen, France
Location: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Calvados > Caen
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