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Hotel de l'Ocean

36 Cours de Dames, 17000 La Rochelle, France
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Ranked #24 of 47 Hotels in La Rochelle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised that the hotel was so close to the harbor and restaurants. Our room was quite spacious compared to many European hotels, and it had a lively decor. We found parking nearby, and it was easy to walk around the town and harbor area. I would definitely recommend this hotel.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This small hotel was located just right in the harbour and the lively street aside. The standard was according to promise so no surprises. We upgraded to harbour view which was a great choice. The friendly staff Helped us and guided us to 3 great restaurants aming hundreds and we were so Happy about that. Genuin service and very helpful.

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Lasswade
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed a week in the Hotel de l'Ocean at La Rochelle and the comfort and location were second to none. Based a stone through from the harbour, the staff and facilities were magnificent. Bed and breakfast with sizeable rooms and a wonderful resort. Breakfast in the morning was of a high standard and the staff could not have made... More

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Galway, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

If I could give this 31/2 marks I would as it falls somewhere between average and very good...Very central hotel. Rooms at the front have attractive views over the port and the towers but may be noisy because of restaurant/street activity below. Rooms tired but beds clean and shower good, wifi quite good one floor up from reception. Very helpful... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Location was very good near the port, even though there was a lot of noise we didnt hear a thing during the night thank to the soundproofed windows ! Rooms are clean and staff very nice and helpful. If you need a good hotel for a reasonable price choose Hotel de l'Ocean.

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Magnac-Laval, France
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

A very good location in the heart of the town next to the old port. No private parking, but very cheap public parking within 120 yards, 4.5Euro for 24 hours. A very warm welcome in a fresh atmosphere. The room overlooking the marina was ideal. The water was hot on demand, in other words we did not have to wait... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013 via mobile

Pro. Location Price Size of room large (9) Clean Nice staff- helpful  Free wifi in room Con. Noise ( older building to be expected) No lift ( ok for a young person)  shower a bit funny kept going hot on me cold on my partner?   Overall I would stay again, would like a room over the water next time. 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

The hotel has an excellent location right in the middle of the old harbour. Parking was a bit of a challenge, as the hotel doesn't have any parking and most of the places around the hotel were full or quite expensive. The rooms are quite basic, as is the breakfast, but the hotel offers ok value for money.

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Toronto
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20 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

This was the only place we could find with a family room for under 100 Euros (not inc. minor taxes pppnight) over the May long weekend. Our room was tight with 2 young children. It's old, but it's functional, clean, and well-maintained. Staff was nice and spoke a little English. WiFi was excellent and FREE. Beds a bit hard but... More

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Poole
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2011

We stayed for four nights. All the staff were really helpful and the breakfast good. We had a room overlooking the harbour with double double glazing & air con so no need to hear the outside noise. Perfect location & we found free parking just across the harbour.

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Address: 36 Cours de Dames, 17000 La Rochelle, France
Location: France > Poitou-Charentes > Charente-Maritime > La Rochelle
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Number of rooms: 15
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