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Novotel Le Havre Centre Gare

20 Cours La Fayette | Quai Colbert, 76600 Le Havre, France
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Xiamen, China
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93 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First thing is it's a Novotel and you know what your going to get! Clean good sized room with wifi, shower/bath, tea/coffee making facilities and room service if you want it. Restaurant is great for breakfast (all you can eat) and the dinner in the evening is good value. Directly opposite the hotel (5 minute walk) is a shopping centre... More 

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CHRISTEL B, Directeur général at Novotel Le Havre Centre Gare, responded to this review

Thank you very much dear Xian1234 ! I’m delighted to read your good remarks about rooms, location and food, and that you will keep a good memory of your trip! I certainly hope to welcome you back in the Novotel Le Havre Centre Gare… More 

Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

On my second visit to this hotel, it remains impersonal and minimalist but it is the best choice in Le Havre - at a price. All food offerings except breakfast were skimpy and ridiculously expensive. Breakfast, on the other hand was excellent and - this was a surprising first - the breakfast staff were friendly, charming and returned a smile.... More 

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CHRISTEL B, Directeur général at Novotel Le Havre Centre Gare, responded to this review

Dear Peter K, Thank you very much for your helpful message on the Tripadvisor website. From what I read, you enjoyed your stay in our hotel which is nice to read, even if we are sorry that food offerings were not up to your expectations. I hope you had the chance to experience our fitness area with a Jacuzzi, hammam... More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Had a room on the sixth floor looking towards the station (just a very short walk away) NO noise from station and was very quiet throughout the stay. Lovely room, on a corner so had a little more space than others. Very clean and was a pleasure to stay in. There was a notice saying that some refurbishment was going... More 

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CHRISTEL B, Directeur général at Novotel Le Havre Centre Gare, responded to this review

Dear M1BDA, Thank you very much for taking time to share your experience in the Novotel Le Havre Centre Gare. I’m glad to read your positive comments about hotel, services and food and will share your encouragement with my team. I hope you enjoyed our new bedding! Thank you to have chosen the Novotel Le Havre and see you soon... More 

Island of Malta, Malta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Stayed for two days and booked three rooms on a business trip. The suites rooms are spacious and functional with a view on the docks of the city. An excellent base for the short trip business in the city and it is 100 metres away from the rail station.

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CHRISTEL B, Directeur général at Novotel Le Havre Centre Gare, responded to this review

Dear Runcoa, Many thanks for your comment further to your recent stay in the Novotel Le Havre. I’m delighted to read your good remarks about our rooms and location and overall, that you’ve enjoyed you stay! I certainly hope to welcome you back really soon! More 

Xiamen, China
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93 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Stayed here on business as per normal and you get what you pay for! Good/clean/effective room with wifi/tea&coffee. Resturant serves a menu of the day, or the room service is competitive. You can also walk across th bridge to the new shopping mall, that has restaurants open till late. Novotel, a good brand.

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CHRISTEL B, Directeur général at Novotel Le Havre Centre Gare, responded to this review

Dear Xian1234, Thank you very much for taking time to share your experience in the Novotel Le Havre. I’m glad to read your positive comments about hotel, services and location and will share your encouragement with my team. Thank you to have chosen the Novotel Le Havre Bassin Vauban and see you soon for your next stay in Normandy… More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I stayed two nights from 10th March 2015. The pillows were the hardest I have ever witnessed but the worst and mos unforgivable is that the hot water water very morning when I wanted a shower at about 8am was luke warm. Certainly not comfortable to shower in. Complained the desk both mornings but I don't feel they really cared.... More 

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CHRISTEL B, Directeur général at Novotel Le Havre Centre Gare, responded to this review

Dear Wayne P, Thank you for having taken some time to write a comment on Tripadvisor! I was surprised to read your remarks about cold water and will share it with the technician to check if there is some matter. I would have appreciated to talk with you before your departure. We work hard every day to bring you the... More 

Sierra Madre, California
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My family and I stayed here for 5 nights due to my work committments. We found the food at both breakfast and dinner to be excellent. Some of the English translations were so wrong they were hilariously funny. One night we had ill tempered prawns! The big plus point of this hotel was the friendly and helpful staff. Breakfast was... More 

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CHRISTEL B, Directeur général at Novotel Le Havre Centre Gare, responded to this review

Dear Steve L, Thank you so much for having taking time to share your experience in the Novotel Le Havre. It was a pleasure to welcome you and your family during this week and we are glad to read that you will keep a good memory of your trip. We hope to welcome you back very soon! Best regards… More 

Istanbul
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I've stayed there between 14-15 Dec 2014. The room number was 616. It's a good hotel for business trips but with very very weak breakfast. There should be more flavours. The bed was so comfortable but I had to put 2 pillows bended to have a sleep. There should be alternative as for puffy pillows. Cleaning and sound proof of... More 

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CHRISTEL B, Directeur général at Novotel Le Havre Centre Gare, responded to this review

Dear Ayferbegum, Thank you very much for your helpful message on the Tripadvisor website. From what I read, you enjoyed your stay in our hotel which is nice to read, even if we are sorry that the breakfast and the pillows were not up to you expectations. I hope you had the chance to experience our fitness area with a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Small Rooms. Very basic. Bad steak , deepfreez French fries. Very unfriendly staff. They do have a jacuzzi without bubbles which makes it pool. The hamman is surely a Russian bloke from the kitchen who was sweating to much and was put apart in a room and now it's a hamman. Oh and did I mention I had pepper sauce.... More 

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CHRISTEL B, Directeur général at Novotel Le Havre Centre Gare, responded to this review

Dear David P, We are very sorry to read that you clearly did not enjoy your stay with us. We strive to provide the best quality of service possible, and we would have tried to help you enjoy your stay if you had mentioned these issues to a member of staff. I am also really surprised to read about your... More 

Sugar Land, Texas
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31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Novotel Le Havre is a great place to stay especially if in business. Well equipped gym & cozy restaurant. Superbly located opposite the train station & the newly renovated docks area. Fridge is very small & too low for easy access. No conveniently located power outlets for at desk area for laptop. The room safe box is not attached to... More 

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CHRISTEL B, Directeur général at Novotel Le Havre Centre Gare, responded to this review

Dear Abdulla E, Thank you very much for having taking time to let a message further to your stay in Novotel Le Havre. We take your comments, both negative and positive, into account and I will share them with my team. Thank you to have chosen the Novotel Le Havre Bassin Vauban and see you soon for your next stay... More 

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