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Hotel Ambassadeur

22 quai de Caligny, 50100 Cherbourg-Octeville, France
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed on the first floor in one of the newly renovated rooms. . Very clean , with crisp white bedding , comfy bed and great harbour view. Brilliant location, plenty of restaurants nearby and shops in walking distance .. We met the owner and another female receptionist , both were very friendly and welcoming .

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HOTELAMBASSADEUR2014, Responsable réception at Hotel Ambassadeur, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. We are delighted you had a lovely time in Cherbourg and at the AMBASSADEUR HOTEL. Your satisfaction is our best reward. We will be looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards from all the staff Karine, Ludovic et Isabelle More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a second floor double room overlooking the harbour with excellent views. The room was very clean and comfortable. Management and staff very friendly. We had the breakfast one morning, which was very good with nice fresh bread and a fresh orange juicer. We arrived as foot passengers on the Poole ferry, and it was very convenient. Everything in... More

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HOTELAMBASSADEUR2014, Responsable réception at Hotel Ambassadeur, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comment. We are delighted we contributed to make your stay a happy moment. It will be with an immense pleasure we would welcome you again. The hotel is at the moment undergoing the refurbishment of the rooms. We hope this will make the stay of our customers even more enjoyable. We hope to see you... More

Beverley, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent two nights here last week. Arrived from the ferry at 8pm (just 5 minutes drive) and was given corner room on the top floor with view over the marina. Very comfortable bed and slept extremeley well. Available public parking at the rear of the hotel - good tip is that if you leave before 9am the parking is free,... More

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HOTELAMBASSADEUR2014, Responsable réception at Hotel Ambassadeur, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment on Tripadvisor. We are pleased you had an enjoyable stay in Cherbourg and at the AMBASSADEUR HOTEL. The hotel is under new management and is now undertaking the refurbishment of the rooms. We hope you will come to appreciate the new look and comfort of the rooms when you come in Cherbourg next... More

Rochester, NY
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57 reviews 57 reviews
42 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this hotel at the last minute during D-Day commemorations. The new owners are so very nice and helpful. Our room was average, but spotless! After speaking with the owner, we found out that she had recently purchased the hotel and is renovating it from the ground up. Our room had not been renovated yet. That's why I gave... More

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HOTELAMBASSADEUR2014, Responsable réception at Hotel Ambassadeur, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your message and your encouragement. We are pleased that you had a nice stay in Cherbourg and at the Ambassadeur Hotel. The reception, bar, lounge and breakfast areas are finished. A few rooms have also now been refurbished and the process of improving the hotel is ongoing. Your encouragement fills us with an immense happiness... More

Wimborne
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this hotel through Brittany Ferries and as we normally stay in chain hotels, or larger hotels I was a little bit worried about the size. I need not have worried. The reception area was welcoming and smart, with a very small bar in the corner. The owner was on reception when we booked in- a lovely, friendly man... More

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HOTELAMBASSADEUR2014, Responsable réception at Hotel Ambassadeur, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment on Tripadvisor. We are delighted you had a nice stay at the Ambassadeur Hotel. Mr. and Mrs Hamel, the new owners, are very keen to know about your advice and remarks in order to constantly improve the facilities. Customer's satisfaction is at the forefront of their preoccupation . We would like to let... More

Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My parents have hust returned from your hotel. They said it had been the best they had stayed in over the last few years in Europe. They told us the owners were a lovely couple and they wished them luck in their new venture. Breakfast excellent . The reception and new bar area were extremely modern and looked good. The... More

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HOTELAMBASSADEUR2014, Responsable réception at Hotel Ambassadeur, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your message on Tripadvisor and your encouragement. We are delighted that your parents had a lovely time in France and in the Ambassadeur Hotel. Mr and Mrs Hamel, the new owners, are keen to make everyone welcomed. Your parents' satisfaction fills them with immense pleasure. We hope to see all of you again. Kind regards... More

Yeovil, United Kingdom
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305 reviews 305 reviews
98 hotel reviews
310 helpful votes 310 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We hadn't been here for a couple of years and it is having a make over. It will be good when it is finished. It is a little work in progress at the moment. Room 308 has a lovely harbour view. Carpets were being replaced. The car park Notre Dame is just behind. Comfy clean beds. Really close to wander... More

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HOTELAMBASSADEUR2014, Responsable réception at Hotel Ambassadeur, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your message on Tripadvisor. Mr and Mrs Hamel are pleased to inform you that many improvements have been made since you stayed at the Ambassadeur Hotel: new beds, the reception has been entirely refurbished, tea and coffee will be shortly provided in all rooms... Thank you for your encouragement and we look foreward to seeing... More

Campton, New Hampshire
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The Hotel Ambassadeur is located on the harbor in Cherbourg, and offers excellent value for travelers not demanding luxury. Having just visited the D-Day landing sites in Normandy, which had been emotionally tiring for us, we found the Ambassadeur a clean and friendly place to unwind for two nights. The owners are Ludovic and Korina, a couple from Caen who... More

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HOTELAMBASSADEUR2014, Responsable réception at Hotel Ambassadeur, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your message and encouragement. Mr and Mrs Hamel, the new owners, are pleased to let you know that the reception area has been entirely refurbished with a lounge and bar area. The new beds have been placed in all rooms, which are in the process of being refurbished too. Customer's satifaction is our best reward.... More

Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

Situated on the waterfront, this hotel is very convenient for exploring Cherbourg. We had a spacious room with a view over the harbour, comfortable beds and a good fresh continental breakfast. Owner/manager couldn't be more helpful.

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HOTELAMBASSADEUR2014, Responsable réception at Hotel Ambassadeur, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your message on Tripadvisor. We are delighted you had a good time in Cherbourg and at the Ambassadeur Hotel. Mr and Mrs Hamel, the new owners, are pleased to let you know that many new improvements have been made to the hotel. The reception area has been refurbished, new beds have been installed and the... More

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
36 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Stayed overnight as part of a Brittany Ferries short break package from Poole. Of the two hotels offered through the promotion, the Ambassadeur appealed due to its location on the quayside and its couple of minutes’ walk from the heart of Cherbourg. Despite currently ranking 3rd or 4th on Tripadvisor, the hotel is basic and the 70s décor in many... More

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Address: 22 quai de Caligny, 50100 Cherbourg-Octeville, France
Location: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Manche > Cherbourg-Octeville
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