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Residence de France

43, Rue du Minage, 17000, La Rochelle, France
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Ann Arbor, MI
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently spent 4 nights here and found it to be perfectly located for walking throughout La Rochelle. It is very close to the indoor/outdoor market, the harbor, and a number of good restaurants. The staff is very pleasant and accommodating. The bar/restaurant looked a bit dead when we checked it out, and we prefer dining at separate local establishments... More 

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Lincoln
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

We arrived to find a charming oasis in the middle if the city, two couples all of us felt the same , that we could think , that it was possible to have such a wonderful stay in a hotel for two days, so much so , we spent both evenings in the piano lounge , being served by a... More 

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Eric_Pujos, Propriétaire at Residence de France, responded to this review

Dear Honest Lincoln, We want to say thank you ! And how kind your comment is, and how it is important for all of us, the lady of the bar, the people of the desk and up to me. We are very happy you felt well in our hotel and in La Rochelle. You're very welcome. Very best regards Eric... More 

Surrey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We stayed here in August for one night. The hotel is fairly hard to find but it does have parking which was essential for us. It is very central to everything and La Rochelle is a lovely town with lots of shops and restaurants. The hotel is in a very old building. Our room was fairly basic and could do... More 

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Eric_Pujos, Directeur général at Residence de France, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We thank you for your comment. We are always truly happy when our guests appreciate the place. Your comments on breakfast and dining room are very welcome. And we keep working hard to keep our hotel up and tidy an good looking. Very kind regards. Eric Pujos More 

County Tipperary, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

If you choose this hotel based on its 5 star rating (however they are arrived at) you may be disappointed. Tired paintwork being renovated by someone who seems to owe more of his skills to Jackson Pollock than a decorator and in our case a room in the old part of the hotel where the WC cistern had a tendency... More 

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Eric_Pujos, Propriétaire at Residence de France, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We thank you for your comment. Hotel is being refurbish at that time and all shall be finish in Spring. We'd love to have Jackson Pollock working in our place :) Very kind regards. Eric Pujos More 

Dublin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We had a real unique holiday experience staying here. It is very central near bus and five to ten minutes from the port area. The reception staff are very friendly and welcoming. Breakfast very good in a beautiful chic room overlooking the garden. All the reception rooms are beautifully decorated in cream and white. We stayed in a two bedroom... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Hotel is nice.But the swimming pool is very small. it's a goog 4 stars but not a 5 stars. Nevertheless the communal areas are lovely; tastefully decorated in traditional, understated French elegance. Reception and the restaurant are particularly lovely. The rooms are nothing special but are perfectly comfortable

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Marmande, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

We stayed in 'The Residence' side of this hotel - the carpet was 1970's brown style and looked as if it had been there that long. The two sofa beds were in the middle of the room so my kids pillows kept falling off in the night. The bathroom offered us a bath - a bath no shower - just... More 

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Peterborough
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We stayed in the hotel itself, not the apartments. I think the hotel achieves its 5* status on account on the small swimming pool; it's rather more 4* in my opinion. Nevertheless the communal areas are lovely; tastefully decorated in traditional, understated French elegance. Reception and the restaurant are particularly lovely. The rooms are nothing special but are perfectly comfortable.... More 

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Andover, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We stayed in a luxury suite for eleven nights (my wife, self and nine year old son) The room was what one would expect of a high quality hotel. The hotel was well situated within easy walking distance of the port, aquarium and the market. The staff were fronedly and helpful and nothing was too much trouble for them. Eliza,... More 

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Stopped here for one night on the way down through France and would use it again....always a good sign. Chosen mainly because it had on site parking. Quadruple room was fine... Separate sleeping area for the boys. Breakfast was a bonus as the 15 euro price tag was adults only.....so four of us ate very well for 30 euros (amazing... More 

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