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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 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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Omaha, Nebraska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights because of the location and cost, by the end we felt it was over priced. When we arrived the host was very friendly and helpful even helping with our luggage. We had a family room (2 adults, 2 teenagers) which were two rooms with the door in between open, but it worked fine. The... More

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Bothell, Washington
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Staff was beyond friendly and even let us check in early. The room had gone through a little bit of updating but it was in rough shape. The area was good and we found shopping and food nearby. It worked well for one night and was quite affordable.

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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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10 hotel reviews
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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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14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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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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10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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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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Address: 26 rue de la Fontaine, 14000 Caen, France
Location: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Calvados > Caen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel de la Fontaine 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
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De La Fontaine Caen

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