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Hotel Francois 1er

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3 Place Francois 1er, 16100 Cognac, France
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Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Cognac
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Holidaypartaker Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose this hotel based on reviews and was not disappointed. The hotel is right in the centre of town with secure parking, beautiful rooms, excellent cocktail bar and great staff. The only thing that is missing is a restaurant for dinner but there are plenty of others spread throughout the town. I'm not sure whether we are fortunate or it... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed 2 nights in this truly lovely hotel while in France to celebrate our 45th anniversary. We chose it from Trip Advisor's website and were extremely pleased in every way. Our room was beautiful, the bathroom modern and there was a mini refrigerator which was very useful. The hotel was quiet and so well maintained with... More

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Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

A really really nice place to stay. A luxurious 4 star hotel and much better than expected. The very warm welcome we had, the room size even though we booked it cheap on Booking.com, the pool area and the bar in the evening. All in all a perfect place to stay.

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Our one night stay at this hotel was flawless. Aime checked us in charmingly and managed to find us a covered car spot even though we had not reserved one. The bartender has a vast repoirtoire and is delighted to please. One bonus for USA travelers- the bathroom offers a converter and accommodates the plug. Breakfast the next morning was... More

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Kent, England, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We had a great stay here. The service was brilliant, the staff were polite and it was very clean. The bar was great, it was open util 2 am. The barman was excellent and made lots of different , exciting cocktails. The only downfall was they don't service dinner here and the breakfast wasn't great for €16. This hotel is... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Our stay at the Hôtel François Premier was excellent. The staff was extremely professional, yet friendly and very helpful. The rooms are beautiful and extremely clean. We were there only for one night but we truly enjoyed our stay. The hotel is very well located. We walked to the Hennessy house and had a tour. We had a drink at... More

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62 reviews 62 reviews
57 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I've stayed in Cognac a number of times and this was the first time at Hotel Francois. Pros: comfy bed, great location, windows that actually open, attractive decor, clean and nicely put together. Great lobby bar (they have some barrel aged cocktails). Good breakfast. Friendly and bilingual staff. Did I mention location? Very very central. Cons: although I slept soundly,... More

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Bordeaux, France
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We only stayed for one night, but it was very comfortable for my husband and two children. Modern bathrooms, comfortable beds, a mini fridge and a nice bar in the lobby. Definitely visit the pool and go to the Brasserie across the circle for a very nice meal. The only down side was the receptionist was not at all friendly,... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

It was overall a great experience.The best service we have experienced in France after living here for more than one year. The staff was excellent, extremely helpful and did everything for us from making bookings for tours to help with restaurants etc. They were extremely patient and very polite and went out of their way to assist us and in... More

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Waterford, Ireland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Super staff super hotel a little expensive but the hotel was well fitted out and just about worth it even for the great service. Breakfast was good and their choice of cocktails and cognacs excellent. Very happy to return their next time. Parking at the back very welcome

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Address: 3 Place Francois 1er, 16100 Cognac, France
Location: France > Poitou-Charentes > Charente > Cognac
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Francois 1er 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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