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Hotel Saint Jean

24 Quai Gambetta, 71100 Chalon-sur-Saone, France
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Ranked #6 of 17 Hotels in Chalon-sur-Saone
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Marly-sur-Arroux, France
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simple rooms with basic facilities. Location in centre a bonus for price. Hotel comfortable and clean. Set overlooking the river, parking on street free on a Sunday but payable until 1900 daily. Private parking available 8 euros day. Good value for money

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is the second time we have stayed at this hotel. It is in a great location and full of character.The decor is a little tired, but it doesn't matter as everything is clean and it works and the staff are friendly and helpful, especially Sylvie. There is limited parking outside the hotel, but there is secure parking in the... More 

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hoteljean, Gérant at Hotel Saint Jean, responded to this review

Great advice for us. We are looking after oldenest but we don't wont it to new.... Best regards Stanislas More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

A charming hotel overlooking the river in the centre of town. Faded grandeur but clean, comfortable and reasonably priced. Much nicer to stay in than the newer characterless plastic hotels on the edge of town. Sylvie was friendly and welcoming and also emailed before we arrived. We parked outside the front door overnight, though it is possible to reserve a... More 

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hoteljean, Gérant at Hotel Saint Jean, responded to this review

So sorry for answering so only now. Many thanks for your comentaries.... We will continu to be traditional... Best regards Stanislas More 

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150 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

Friendly chatty staff. Was given hotel information via email. Great location. No lift. Room had faded old world charm and lovely views over the river. The hotel is in a former townhouse with a marble staircase. It looked as if it had been quite grand. Now in need of updating. I did like the fact that it was unique. Parking... More 

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126 reviews 126 reviews
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The hotel is located right on the river, in center of the city. It is reasonably priced and nothing to complain about but as I came into the hotel, the owner quoted me 50 € including breakfast. When I settled the bill with the lady on evening duty, she knew of nothing and I had to pay more than 60... More 

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My love of this place started through the lovely friendly caring and informative emails I received before.arrived. I was late arriving and someone stayed more than an hour extra to let me in and even organised a taxi to pick me up at the station. The hotel may be old but it has so much character and all were so... More 

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East Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Terrific and nexpensive place to stay for a night or two in Chalon, especially if your connecting to a river cruise. Location can't be beat. Hotel is no more than 100 yards from where the cruise vessels tie up. Also just a couple of blocks from Rue de Layon, major and colorful market street on Sundays selling everything from wine... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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193 reviews 193 reviews
23 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

This hotel is right near the centre, but not noisy. You can park just outside for free along the river. The lady in charge, Sylvie, is delightful, speaks some English and is very helpful in suggesting things to see and do and where to eat. The rooms are quaintly decorated, I think I spotted a Laura Ashley wallpaper circa 1980,... More 

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Navarrenx, France
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34 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Spent a day in transit in Chalon wanting to avoid autoroute hotels and had a very enjoyable brief stay. We booked the St Jean in advance but were delayed in our arrival. Despite arriving at after 11pm, Sylvie waited up for us and was really welcoming and helpful. The hotel isn't modern, but is situated in a traditional building with... More 

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Whalley, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

What an amazing place, I felt a little like I'd stepped back in time and I loved it. Sylvie and Stanislas were very friendly hosts, I was made very welcome Be aware there is no lift and I was on the top floor but the stairs are beautiful with doors in the panelling and little corridors all over. My room... More 

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