We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Axe Hotel

5 rue de La Fabrique, 17000 La Rochelle, France
Hotel website
Click for phone number
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Axe Hotel
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Axe Hotel
Axe Hotel
Axe Hotel
Write a Review

72 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (2)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to La Rochelle and this small bed and breakfast hotel was a surprising attraction. The owner was friendly and very helpful given us many tips on where to visit and eat. The rooms were well looked after and was cleaned with fresh towels everyday. Breakfast was continental and good value for money with a good... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Metz, France
Top Contributor
321 reviews 321 reviews
37 hotel reviews
207 helpful votes 207 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Coventry, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
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 !

Was this review helpful? Yes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
22 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Norwich, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Coimbra, Portugal
Top Contributor
189 reviews 189 reviews
152 hotel reviews
589 helpful votes 589 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
248 reviews 248 reviews
59 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Salobrena, Spain
4 reviews 4 reviews
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Axe Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Axe Hotel

Address: 5 rue de La Fabrique, 17000 La Rochelle, France
Phone Number:
Location: France > Poitou-Charentes > Charente-Maritime > La Rochelle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 13
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline so you can book your Axe Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

43 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (27)
Hotel & grounds (2)
Dining (1)
Room/suite (3)
Bathroom (4)
View from room (1)
Other (16)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (17)
Room/suite (6)
Bathroom (1)
Dining (2)
View from room (1)
Other (7)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay