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Hotel Francois 1er

#1 of 10 Hotels in Cognac
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3 Place Francois 1er, 16100 Cognac, France
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Spain
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202 reviews
66 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room is a little small but very modern, quiet and comfortable. The pool and sauna were nice and not busy, robe and slippers were nice to have. The parking entrance is just on the roundabout so we only managed to make it 2nd time around. Staff very nice and helpful. Cocktails at the bar were nice with the waiter... More 

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31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

I would describe this as a boutique hotel and it is located perfectly in the centre of Cognac! It is situated on a roundabout but traffic noise is minimal and does not affect your stay. Our room was on the 1st floor overlooking the roundabout, great view of the xmas tree and lights! The room was beautifully decorated in sumptuous... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

I stayed here for a business trip, when I was visiting the Cognac region. The hotel is lovely, super friendly staff, with great little rooms that are well decorated, impeccably clean and with lovely bedding (always important!) It's right in the centre of Cognac, so close to all the big Cognac houses and other attractions. There is a great bar,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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91 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The hotel is directly off the roundabout in the center of town. There are many restaurants within walking distance. Internally, the hotel is very modern though it looks older from the exterior. The room and facilities were very nice and parking is available (the parking entrance is a large door off the roundabout, next to the entrance - it's painted... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Very welcoming. Great facilities. What more could you ask? Limited English, but that never caused a problem. We didn't eat at the hotel… next time! We nearly gave Cognac a miss altogether, but very pleased we changed our minds.

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South Brent
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Very friendly willing helpful thoughtful multilingual staff in a beautifully restored historic building. Delicious breakfast, delicious cocktails,centrally placed to walk for food or cognac museums with tastings. Good small power pool with steam room. Ideal secure covered parking for my precious T'bird.

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Athens, Greece
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

I stayed there on a business trip. The hotel is really wonderful - I heard that it got recently renovated. The rooms could be a bit more spacious but even so, I had everything I wanted. Also the bar is fully equiped with drinks from all over the world and especially almost every brand of cognac. Would surely visit it... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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158 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

How about achever, complet, exemplaire, idéal, impeccable, mettre au point, modèle, parachever, parfaire, parfait, pur, véritable, you pick. It is obvious that the staff at this hotel is very serious and very passionate about what they do but they are very friendly too. There must have been a lot of consideration into choosing the fabrics, the furnishings, even the colors... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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60 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful hotel right in the city center. Very quiet, even though the Main Street is right outside. The rooms are very nice, and spacious. The parking space alone was something very cool to drive into. The only problem we had was for the swimming pool and steam room. It's supposed to be open but they forgot to turn it on,... More 

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

This hotel lived up to its reviews and in fact we were overwhelmed by the friendly and helpful staff and the quality of the whole place form the rooms to the facilities including free flip flops for use in the pool/sauna. But the thing that impressed us the most was the total accessibility of it all from the parking to... More 

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