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Novotel La Rochelle Centre

Av de la Porte Neuve, 17000 La Rochelle, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a well presented hotel in a park setting. Just about a 10 minute walk from the town centre and old port. The staff are attentive and we had a friendly welcome. Food is pretty good with an interesting menu. Happy to recommend this for an overnight stop or a longer stay.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three of us stayed here on a Sunday night as we had a business meeting nearby the following day. We should have been a party of four, but one of us was taken to hospital at short notice. As we had already paid for the four rooms on a "no changes" deal, we assumed that we would pay for all... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The hotel has an extremely nice staff and nice location. Free wi-fi worked perfectly fine and TV was good. But... The room is minuscule, barely any space between the shower room door and the bed, you had to squeeze to leave the shower room. The shower water was not constant, I mean, the water went from boiling hot to freezing... More 

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Millburn, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Upon arrival the hotel staff was pleasant and very helpful the entire stay over and beyond. The hotel restaurant staff and chef bent over backwards to prepare special dietary meals when requested. Treated very special. The rooms was spacious and clean. The entire property was neat, clean and in the perfect location. There was not a lot of vehicle and... More 

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bournemouth England
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We recently stayed 3 nights in La Rochelle and having used Novotel many times before and seeing the good location chose to stay in Novotel La Rochelle. I asked for high floor which we duly got which was good but as soon as we entered the lift and saw the floor the hotel went from good to poor. The decor... More 

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Annecy, France
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81 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Just a short 10-minute walk from the hotel to the port. The staff was friendly and very helpful. The rooms are old and haven't been remodeled to the latest version; therefore, the pillows were lumpy and the comforter not as good as found in IBIS hotels. Would stay here again despite the pillows because it is so convenient.

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Arrived here in the pouring rain and having had a great stop off at an Ibis Styles the night before. This place is located really well in a nice wooded area near the main harbour. Room was ok but a bit small and with a ropey thermostat that seemed to only kick out cool air. Bathroom was ok but a... More 

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Poole
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Novotel Hotel is situated in an excellent location within 10 minutes walk to the quay area where all the restaurants and bars are located. Rooms are excellent and in particular the 5th floor where we stayed was very quiet. Major plus especially if you are driving is the large car park which is also free with no daily charge like... More 

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

After a long drive of 400 miles through France , we happened to see the Novotel as we arrived at La Rochelle.. A welcome site: we were very tired and the receptionist was extremely friendly and welcoming. We checked In for two nights ( it was going to be three nights) but it was above budget at€135 per night plus... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

As usual with most chain hotels, their quality is at least 1 degree less that in any other country. The best is their location. Quiet and close enough to go walking to the city centre and harbour. The rooms are completely outdated and need a deep reform. The worse are the bathrooms. Too old and smelly. Clearly not meeting the... More 

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