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Axe Hotel

5 rue de La Fabrique, 17000 La Rochelle, France
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Ranked #31 of 47 hotels in La Rochelle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013
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    4.5 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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Metz, France
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303 reviews 303 reviews
37 hotel reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Heads up on a couple of points: the hotel does not have a lift, so we had to carry our suitcases up a somewhat narrow flight of stairs. This also means it's not a good idea for people with limited mobility. We were in room 8, which was two levels up, and our room was a little small, although judging... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Very good hotel in excellent location and very reasonably priced, the room was very clean but a little small and very hot, the staff were very helpful. the beds are comfortable and the shower is excellent. there is a secure underground parking area about 100 yards away which cost 5 euros overnight.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Great find in a fairly expensive city. We booked the morning we arrived and were pleasantly surprised how clean and fresh the place was. It looks like its been recently refurbished. The guy who greeted us was very friendly and had great English. Location is perfect! About 100m from the tourist office and harbour !

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Wigan, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I want to give this little hotel 5 stars - it is very friendly, very clean and wonderfully situated near the port and station but on a summer night the rooms are incredibly hot and the street outside is too noisy to be able to open the windows. Also, the noise from an adjoining room was a problem. However, it... More

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61 reviews 61 reviews
22 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

The hotel was kind of "alright", especially after conquering it with the car in a crowded summer afternoon. The location is pretty good, and the man at the reception was correct, neither nice nor unpleasant, but there was something odd in the welcome. As if he was just a guest... and in fact for a good time of the day... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

This was an overnight stop via Mont St Michel. Parking is a couple of minutes walk away at an underground car park with reasonable prices . The Axe is a very modern, yet compact hostel rather than a hotel. After 8pm It isn't staffed but you are given a code to get in. Breakfast is perfectly acceptable and in line... More

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Coimbra, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We stayed for 3 nights at Axe hotel on the 2nd weekend of July. Arrived at La Rochelle airport,took the bus nº 7 to Place de Verdun and then walked ( easily with small luggage) to the hotel ( 10 min walking). The location could not be better, few steps from de Vieux-Port ,all the restaurants and cafes and 5... More

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New York City, New York
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51 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Newly renovated. Helpful staff. Right in the mix of things. Ask for a room with a view (I watched them play baules on a Sunday afternoon). No elevator if that is a concern. Plenty of electrical sockets for phone/notebook etc. I did not have the breakfast.

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Salobrena, Spain
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

All the other posititive reviews are right. Excellent small hotel, very clean, friendly and helpful receptionist who seems to work all hours. Didnt have breakfast but after reading reviews wish we had. Would recommend to everyone.

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Ucluelet, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

Well, afer reading the other positive reviews I was not sure I could add anything. Yes, the hotel was nice, the room small but clean and very comfortable. The owner was helpful and friendly. Since my wife is francophone we never tried to speak English so we did not have a problem communicating. Apparently he is of Dutch orgin which... More

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Address: 5 rue de La Fabrique, 17000 La Rochelle, France
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Location: France > Poitou-Charentes > Charente-Maritime > La Rochelle
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Axe Hotel : Hotel Vieux Port La Rochelle pas cher Hotel Independant et pas cher au coeur de La Rochelle (Vieux Port), France Axe Hotel vous accueille au coeur de La Rochelle, idealement situe sur le vieux port et a deux pas du centre historique, lieu de detente et de decouverte. L'etablissement se trouve a 300 metres environ de la gare et de l'Aquarium, ainsi qu'a environ 500 metres de l'Espace Encan. L'Office de Tourisme se trouve quant a lui a 100 metres de notre etablissement. Que ce soit pour des vacances en famille ou en couple, Axe Hotel est le lieu ideal pour deconnecter et passer un moment relaxant. Les 13 chambres de l'etablissement 2 etoiles, mises a votre disposition, sont fraichement renovees et fournissent un confort de qualite pour un sejour le plus agreable possible. Afin que vous passiez un moment unique vous trouverez une decoration soignee. Nous proposons en plus une connexion wifi securisee selon les dernieres normes dans tout l'hotel ainsi qu'un petit dejeuner complet. Nous attirons votre attention sur le fait que l'enregistrement des arrivees s'effectue de 14h00 a 20H00 (heure de fermeture de la reception). Le parking public du Vieux Port se trouvant a proximite, propose 650 places de stationnement securisees. ... more   less 
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