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BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Malherbe

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   4, Place Marechal Foch, 14000 Caen, France (Formerly Holiday Inn Caen City Centre)
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Ranked #8 of 44 hotels in Caen
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
66 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed two nights in an executive room. Very comfortable room with free wife, expresso coffee, fridge etc. Staff very pleasant and helpful. The bistro served wonderful meals at reasonable prices. In fact I had the entrecôte steak on two evenings. My only faults were that the a/c was directed at the bed and not conducive to sleep and the breakfast... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights of our 3-week tour of France with our children and their families during our celebration of our 50th Wedding Anniversary. The entire family loved Caen and this hotel. Thank you so much for a wonderful stay. We all love France, home of my great grandfather!

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Vancouver, Washington
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is in the large city of Caen. I was attracted by the photos, but upon arrival could only see a big European city locale, traffic all round, and noisy environs. The interior, however, was newer and well maintained. As is frequently still noted in Europe, the hotel staff were distant and gave the minimum of help, expressionlessly. When... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

5 cycling friends and I have just stayed at Hotel Malherbe. Good value. Located by Hippodrome in Caen. Does the job. Amandine on reception and Tony (who helped us with our bikes) were exceptionally friendly.

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Lexington, Kentucky USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

It is interesting to note that this hotel was the headquarters of the German high command on D-Day. It was destroyed by Allied bombing but rebuilt. The rooms are a decent size but poorly ventilated. It's an easy walk to the Port and several local attractions. Our travel group received a complimentary breakfast that was okay, at best. Food was... More

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New Bern, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The food was great, but the menu didn't describe it properly. Chocolate pudding , not for me. Then I saw it served to another diner. More like a chocolate tart with chocolate filling, a scoop of ice cream, an equal amount of whipped cream, and chocolate drizzeled over top.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The staff are friendly but not helpful. in typical French fashion, on arriving as guests, we were left on our own to lug suitcases up approximately 10 steps to the lobby while the front desk staff "busied" themselves with paperwork, ignoring us until we were at the counter. The front desk staff were friendly but singularly unknowledgeable about even the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

room overlooked square and was nicely furnished bathroom spacious and clean a little dark but room was comfortable breakfast was good staff friendly and helpful. area was quiet most restaurants were a few blocks away would stay there again

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We stayed here for one night after travelling up from the loire valley without reservations, the guy on reception was really helpful, polite and cheerful.Booked five of us into excellent rooms for a very good price.The rooms were very clean large bathroom with huge amounts of towels and freebies.Coffee and tea facilities.Breakfast was included with a good choice.Good central location.Would... More

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Address: 4, Place Marechal Foch, 14000 Caen, France (Formerly Holiday Inn Caen City Centre)
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Location: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Calvados > Caen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Malherbe 4*
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Caen
Caen Holiday Inn

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#2 Business Hotel in Caen #4 Family Hotel in Caen #4 Luxury Hotel in Caen
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Caen City Centre is located right in the centre of town, directly in front of the racing grounds and very close to the centre 'Expo-Congres'. The hotel has 88 rooms (48 rooms with air-conditioning). All rooms are equipped with TV satellite & wireless internet access. A hair dryer is also provided in each room. The hotel bar and the restaurant 'Bistrot Foch' are ideal places to relax after a hard day at work. For meetings and events, the hotel has 8 meeting rooms perfectly equipped for small meeting groups. ... more   less 
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