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Hotel de la Fontaine

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   26 rue de la Fontaine, 14000 Caen, France
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Ranked #17 of 44 hotels in Caen
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Portsmouth
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I was shown to my room by the friendly staff. However the room was dreadful. It smelled of damp, the shower didn't work properly and the shower tray would not drain away quickly enough to prevent it from overflowing, the walls were dusty and the furniture was awful. The final straw for me though was the mould on one of... More

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Naples, F
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The owners were very accommodating. While the rooms are modest, they were very clean. We opted to have breakfast (not included in the room rate,) and they were generous with coffee refills and to go coffee (in Europe, most restaurants charge for EVERY cup.) The manager was quite helpful with local tips, including parking

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Lancashire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

The latest reviews reflect our findings with the Hotel de la Fontaine. Relatively clean but old decor, carpets, bathroom fittings and cooking odour. Clean sheets on the bed. Did not have breakfast there, so cannot comment. Tip: If you're following a Satnav to the Hotel, it will take you into what looks like a pedestrian area but follow the sign... More

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We have to echo some of the other reviews here: great location, small but adequate rooms, and some of the friendliest hotel staff in France! We had a room on the street side, which got a little noisy probably because we were there over the 14 July national holiday. Rooms were clean and tidy. Bathroom grout does indeed need more... More

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Denmark
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

One star for perfect location. Otherwise I had a dreadful experience. We had the quadrupple room. it is in the court yard. Don't book this room! Book two double rooms on the streetside in stead! Couldn't sleep for the mouldy smell in the room. Carpet was damp and there were mould stains on the wall. Smell of dinner hanging in... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Nice hotel with a wonderful location in town. You can walk to most of the city sights and it is very centrally located. Hotel is run down and definitely could use a fresh new look. The bed was comfortable and clean the street is extremely quiet. Grocery , shopping and restaurants nearby. Bathroom was a bit moldy so the walls... More

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Bath
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Hotel La Fontaine is basic, but comfortable. Our room and bathroom were perfectly clean, and the staff were friendly and helpful, allowing us to leave luggage on arrival and departure days. There are very few hotels is this price-range that are as good as this, but don't expect luxury and frills - this is clean and comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

My partner and I had a lovely 2 night stay here in Caen. Brilliant location and while the rooms could do with updating, they were everything we needed. Staff so friendly and helpful! I'd stay here again without hesitation

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Calgary
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Location is great for shopping dinning and sight seeing, not so great for safety a little bit sketchy. Staff was very kind and helpful. Hotel is very tired and needs updating. If your just looking for a bed it's OK.

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Canberra
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

This hotel has a great location relative to the shopping area and castle. The staff is friendly and helpful. The hotel itself is a bit tired, and could be updated, but you really only need it to sleep in, so it was sufficient. The rooms were clean, the toilet was pink and the plumbing was loud when flushed, our television... More

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Additional Information about Hotel de la Fontaine

Also Known As:
De La Fontaine Hotel
De La Fontaine Caen
Address: 26 rue de la Fontaine, 14000 Caen, France
Location: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Calvados > Caen
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Caen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel de la Fontaine 2*
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