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131 rue du val de saire, 50100 Cherbourg-Octeville, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013
robbloor Sheffield, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We arrived at Hotel Chimene at 3pm to find a sign on the door saying that reception was closed until 7pm. We phoned the number on the sign, and despite having a good mix of French & English signs, the person on the other end of the phone spoke no English, and made little effort to communicate with us in... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Chose the hotel due to the proximity of the Ferry and due to a basketball tournament we were attending as other parents had booked in. What you’d expect from a 2 star hotel, clean, tidy. However what made it an exceptional stay was the owner (sorry forgot name). I found her very friendly, very accommodating to our needs and made... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Very welcoming. The owner was friendly and helpful offering advice on restaurants The room we were allocated was brown (not an ideal colour) but it was large enough and very comfortable and clean. The shower was good and the breakfast excellent. The French (good looking) lady spoke good English and you could see she was hard working, always on the... More

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Norwich
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

This little hotel looked great on the website so we duly booked 2 single rooms on their website and promptly received an email confirmation. Whilst on the ferry over from Portsmouth, we received an email to say, sorry bu only one twin room was available - would we mind sharing? We replied OK, and when arris rove off the ferry... More

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Tarragona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2011

The hotel is not in the city center but it takes you only 5 minutes to get there by car. The location is good and you can park right in front of it. The owner is kind and helpful. She will give you all the information you need and do not doubt to ask about restaurants, she knows them. The... More

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Blewbury, Oxfordshire
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2010

Arriving late afternoon by ferry, we wanted to avoid having to drive until the next day so we booked the Chimene. We had worried about parking, and when we arrived there was a special market closing the road it was on so we took back streets and discovered plenty of free and unrestricted parking on quiet streets - don't bother... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
36 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2010

My byfrnd and I stayed here 2 nites. It takes 10-15 mins walk to city center but there were tons of restaurants and shops around hotel but they were closed early as well. Receptionist couldn't speak English even a word and made mistake bout our payment over and over again. We had to contact booking.com in the states by ourselves... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Chimene

Address: 131 rue du val de saire, 50100 Cherbourg-Octeville, France
Location: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Manche > Cherbourg-Octeville
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 27 hotels in Cherbourg-Octeville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
THE HOTEL CHIMENE PROVIDES BED AND BREAKFAST IN THE HEART OF CHERBOURG THE HOTEL IS IDEALLY SITUATED TO VISIT THE NORMANDY COAST NEAR TO FERRY PRIVATE GARAGE WIFI NEAR TRAIN STATION CITE DE LA MER AIRPORT 15 KM NORMANDY LANDINGS 20 KM AMERICAN EXPRESS VISA MASTER CARD ... more   less 
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