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Novotel La Rochelle Centre

Av de la Porte Neuve, 17000, La Rochelle, France
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essex
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47 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love Novotel hotels. Always bright and clean with friendly helpful staff. Quilt thinker than like but staff immediately put top sheet on as I requested. My only moan is paper cups in rooms - I have found this in other European Novotels but English ones have China mugs! Amazing location - lovely sitting in outside bar at night.

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Αθήνα, Ελλάδα
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114 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

We are loyal customers of Novotel so during our stay to La Rochelle we enjoyed once again this Novotel! Good location, nice breakfast, parking included, super good service! What else would someone ask? Recommended for families traveling with dogs!!

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Somerset
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244 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We chose the Novatel because of its situation close to the town and because it had a large car park. The previous hotel that we stayed in whilst visiting La Rochelle had no car park and we had to walk a long way carrying our luggage. We have no complaints about the hotel at all; because of its situation next... More 

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London
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116 reviews
113 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Stayed 3 nights in November and this hotel was certainly not the highlight of my time in La Rochelle. Communal hallways and the room itself had an unpleasant odour and the property is devoid of atmosphere or any feel good factor. The room aroma was an odd combination of tobacco smoke, dogs, stale fabrics & feet. Separate toilet was extremely... More 

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karim N, Directeur général at Novotel La Rochelle Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back. Sorry about those inconvénients , I'm not sure it's the real picture of my hotel but I apologise for the bad stay you had. Why didnt you ask to meet me during your stay ? I hope you will come back and use our new rooms. Best regards K.Laouamen, manager More 

Ireland
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here after landing at La Rochelle airport. It is a 15 minute drive from the airport, and set in the middle of a city park, which makes it very quiet, but still only a 10 minute walk to the old port with its bars and restaurants, this makes it the best of both worlds, easy access to the bright... More 

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karim N, Directeur général at Novotel La Rochelle Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks for your positive feedback. I hope to see you again in La Rochelle. Best regards, Karim Laouamen, manager More 

Wokingham
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Just back from 3 nights here, stayed in this hotel before, so we knew where it was. Friendly staff, reasonable room, but only a man would put the bathroom doors so close to the bed. Looking a tad tired in places, but love the walk through the park, and the huge car park. Young staff, helpful if inexperienced. Did not... More 

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karim N, Directeur général at Novotel La Rochelle Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. a lot of things must be improved. Hope to see you again in La Rochelle. Best regards Karim Laouamen, manager More 

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Our room was very comfortable and spacious, with a fridge and a safe. The complimentary toiletries are always good when travelling light. All the staff we met were friendly and helpful. The location by the park is perfect and it's only a short stroll to the sea and the shops and restaurants ( of which there are plenty). We would... More 

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karim N, General Manager at Novotel La Rochelle Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks for your positive feedback.All the Novotel team expect to welcome you again in La Rochelle. Best regards, Karim Laouamen, manager More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

The hotel is in a excellent location opposite a most beautiful park, a few minutes walk to the lovely beach and the wonderful and magical city of La Rochelle. A spacious modern hotel with very pleasant and helpful staff. The bedroom was spacious and overlooked the swimming pool. The breakfast room was on the ground floor adjacent to the pool,... More 

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karim N, Directeur général at Novotel La Rochelle Centre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive feedback. the Novotel team expect to welcome you again in La Rochelle best regards Karim Laouamen manager More 

Swindon, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

This hotel is in an excellent position, giving easy access to the town, beaches, and restaurants. It also has a decent car park - not easy to find in this town. Can be busy and noisy at breakfast - lots of children around, but hard working staff keep things moving.

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Thank fredmaples
karim N, Directeur général at Novotel La Rochelle Centre, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feedback and hope to see you again in La Rochelle may be in june or september when children are at school. best regards Karim Laouamen, manager More 

Ennis, Ireland
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

The staff were very friendly and efficient. The whole place was very clean and the bedroom was excellent. Very quiet and not too warm as can be the case in some other establishments. No bad experiences but unfortunately the pool is not suitable for preschoolers as it is quite deep.

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karim N, Directeur général at Novotel La Rochelle Centre, responded to this review

Merci Derek, it's always a pleasur to receive positive feedback. Not sure to get a new swimmingpool but I hope to welcome you again in my hotel Best regards K.Laouamen manager More 

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