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La Monnaie Art & Spa Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3 Rue de la Monnaie, 17000 La Rochelle, France
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Ranked #4 of 47 hotels in La Rochelle
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013
jmLondon845 London, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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208 reviews 208 reviews
40 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We had a suite on the back of this boutique hotel with two rooms and a living. All well decorated in a contemporary way with nice colors and design. The beds were very good (although the pillows were a bit too small for us !!). We arrived earlier than anticipated and we got access to the room immediately, the personnel... More

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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

We typically spend holidays in 'chain' hotels, Hyatt, Four Seasons, Jumeirah etc.. because of the 'minimum level of service and guarantee that it represents'. I do realise that you sometimes miss the authenticity of a family owned business and how much value this can add when it is well run. This was typically the case of La Monnair Art &... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Great location, beautiful old building and trendy art, very friendly staff. As several reviewers have pointed out, rooms are smallish and don't offer much by way of storage, which is OK for a short stay. Avoid rooms over the street as it gets a bit noisy.

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Carlsbad, California
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61 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

A beautiful old building in the old harbor on the quiet street makes this hotel a candidate for a good stay? Well, maybe. Very bright and modern furnishings in the room, but not very practical. Limited storage, even for a short stay. Quite small but very comfortable bed. Small bathroom. Good breakfast but quite expensive. Excellent staff. Public parking nearby.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

Great location and staff were very helpful. However we stayed in one of their smaller rooms for a few nights and the room seemed to be style over practical. There were 3 coathangers on a plastic tree for us to use and that was the extent of the storage space, so it meant living out of a suitcase for a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Sweet little hotel, tucked quietly away on the edge of town, but within a few yards of the main restaurant area, shops, old town and port. Room and bed on the small side, but very comfortable. It says "art" hotel - it was all very strange ! Good for brief stopover, but would have wanted more space if staying longer.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Spent three evenings at La Monnaie and was very impressed with the service of the staff and the attention to detail. The Hotel is located on the edge of all touristy in La Rochelle so you can enjoy the organized bedlam and then retire to a quite evening at the hotels. Mattresses were extremely comfortable even though they were only... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights with our 2 daughters (11 and 13 yrs) and cannot recommend it enough. From the warm welcome we received on arrival until the moment we left the staff could not have helped more - day and night shift staff work incredibly hard and nothing is too much trouble. Their English was excellent and they... More

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Sylvette-Lebeau, Gérant at La Monnaie Art & Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JGS G, Thank you very much for choosing our hotel for your stay in La Rochelle and thank you for taking time out to share your experience on TripAdvisor. Your kind comments were truly heart-warming and I immediately shared them with all the staff, I must say that all work with passion, particularly the warm and friendly attitude of... More

London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

The hotel and the staff are fantastic. My family just returned from a week in their two bedroom suite which was perfect us and for the two children. The location is perfect for restaurants and the beach, and the staff looked after us amazingly well. We will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

We stayed in La Rochelle for two nights only and the hotel was perfectly placed for both the town and its many excellent restaurants (most of which were under two minutes walk away) and the local sandy beach which was less than a five minute walk from the hotel. Extremely friendly and helpful staff who looked after us even after... More

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Additional Information about La Monnaie Art & Spa Hotel

Also Known As:
La Monnaie Art Hotel
La Monnaie Art And Spa Hotel
La Monnaie Art Hotel La Rochelle
De La Monnaie Hotel
Hotel De La Monnaie
De La Monnaie Rochelle
Address: 3 Rue de la Monnaie, 17000 La Rochelle, France
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Location: France > Poitou-Charentes > Charente-Maritime > La Rochelle
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in La Rochelle
#2 Luxury Hotel in La Rochelle
#4 Romantic Hotel in La Rochelle
#5 Business Hotel in La Rochelle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — La Monnaie Art & Spa Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The historic 17th century building has been given a current makeover with decor that is audacious and livelyThe hallways, lounges and 36 rooms and suites offer a warm and modern luxury atmosphere. Very high quality bedding in the rooms with Garden or patio view, a hearty buffet breakfast mostly with local products.The private spa offers an infinity jacuzzi, sauna, and water jets massage tables.La Monnaie Art & Spa Hotel is located in the historic town center of La Rochelle. ... more   less 
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