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La Cote Saint Jacques

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14, faubourg de Paris, 89300 Joigny, France
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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59 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent one night at La Cote St. Jacques on the trip back to Paris following a 12-day stay in Burgundy. Reading some reviews made me question making the reservation, but we did. My advice: don't think about it; go, if you have the chance! The hotel was magnificent. I can't say I appreciated all the details of our room's... More 

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csj89, Responsable relations publiques at La Cote Saint Jacques, responded to this review

Dear Marguerite and Jim, Thank you very much for your wonderful and considered review. We are absolutely delighted you enjoyed your stay at The Côte Saint Jacques so much. The description of your evening eloquently sums our intentions: Innovative, beautifully prepared food with incredible taste complimented by service that is at once; friendly and relaxed as well as exceptionally knowledgeable,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a spacious suite with a river view terrace. The king size bed was very comfortable and there is a lovely pool and spa. The crowning jewel is the amazing restaurant with a lovely bar and terrace for pre and post dinner drinks. The staff were extremely helpful throughout.

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csj89, Responsable relations publiques at La Cote Saint Jacques, responded to this review

Dear Nick H, Thank you very much for your wonderful and considered review. We are absolutely delighted you enjoyed your evening so much at The Côte Saint Jacques. Wonderful to have you in and we hope we're able to welcome you back again soon. With kind regards, Jean-Michel Lorain and his team More 

Orinda, California, United States
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82 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely hotel, with lots of facilities including an indoor pool, and spa. It is situated nicely on the river. But the main attraction is the restaurant. Don't miss having a meal there. We had a wonderful stay in a large room with a balcony over the river. The bedding was comfortable and the room quiet. Plush bathrobes... More 

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csj89, Responsable relations publiques at La Cote Saint Jacques, responded to this review

Dear Virginia R, What a delightful review to read. All the things we wish to convey to guests are summed up in your kind words. Warm and welcoming arrival, attentive and knowledgeable service, beautiful hotel overlooking the river, lovely ambiance and incredible food and perfect wine pairings ... We hope that we might have the pleasure of your return though,... More 

Redwood City, CA
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110 reviews
86 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The reviews are very good, but our experience was incredible. Their location right along the river is spectacular so make sure you get a room with a river view and a balcony. It's worth the upgrade. The room was exceptional - large, great bathroom, wonderful balcony, incredible view - a room you don't want to leave. The service was great.... More 

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csj89, Responsable relations publiques at La Cote Saint Jacques, responded to this review

Dear Ramatash, What a delightful review to read, thank you so much ! All the things we wish to convey to guests are summed up in your kind words. Warm and welcoming arrival, attentive and knowledgeable service, lovely ambiance and incredible food and perfect wine pairings ... We look forward to welcoming you back then. With kind regards Magali More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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79 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My husband and I have been coming to La Cote Saint Jacques for 23 years, almost yearly with a few exceptions. I like to write a review again for the same places we visit regularly to renew our impressions. Once again, we received a nice warm welcome and were delighted at the new feature added, an afternoon tea offered by... More 

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csj89, Responsable relations publiques at La Cote Saint Jacques, responded to this review

Dear, Noflynn, What a wonderful review and an absolute delight to read. The description of your stay eloquently sums our intentions: Innovative, beautifully prepared food with incredible taste complimented by service that is at once; friendly and relaxed as well as exceptionally knowledgeable, attentive and friendly. Thank you for taking the time to leave the review of your evening; we... More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We were sightseeing in Joigny on a very rainy bank holiday Friday and fancied a coffee. This hotel looked lovely from the outside but a bit imposing for four bedraggled English people and a little dog. However one of the staff welcomed us in to the sitting room overlooking the river and served us lovely coffee and tea in beautiful... More 

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csj89, Responsable relations publiques at La Cote Saint Jacques, responded to this review

Dear Jeanette 37, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave the review of your coffee and tea time in our hotel. We are so pleased to read that this moment makes you forget the rainy weather :-) We are looking forward to welcoming you back then, Yours faithfully, Magali More 

Shanghai, China
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Back from La Cote St Jacques where we had booked one night to discover the promising restaurant, attracted both by its 3 Michelin stars and its Relais & Chateau label. On the positive side: nice location, large room with a nice view, pretty friendly welcome from the staff. Exceptional "soufflé with black truffles" as a desert. Very good bread. Great... More 

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csj89, Responsable relations publiques at La Cote Saint Jacques, responded to this review

Dear Madam, First of all, thank you for taking the time to post your review about your stay. We were disappointed to read that your visit to our hotel did not meet with your expectations, despite the care, attention and passion our staff , "pretty friendly", puts into their work. We do hope that your experience this time will not... More 

Laren, The Netherlands
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

had diner and enjoyed the night. no breakfast. spend total 1250 for two, including a very good chablis for 177. good service but not friendly. good food, especially boudin noir, which was very good. rabit was ok but made no impression. pigion the same. chamber was good and had a nice view, but a bit too expensive and not up... More 

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csj89, Responsable relations publiques at La Cote Saint Jacques, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, First of all, thank you for taking the time to post your review about your stay. I was disappointed to read that your visit to the hotel on this occasion did not meet with your expectations, despite the care, attention and passion our staff puts into their work. I do hope that your experience this time... More 

Paris, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

we stayed from saturday afternoon to sunday lunch time and enjoyed a very relaxing time. Warmly welcomed - we started the journey with a tasty " gouter" by the Summer living room This was followed by a enjoying the Spa facilities with Swimming pool , Sauna , hammam and Jacuzzi with direct view on the Yonne river. Our room was... More 

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csj89, Responsable relations publiques at La Cote Saint Jacques, responded to this review

We're delighted you enjoyed your stay and took the time to write such a wonderful review! We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel in the future. Kind regards, Jean Michel Lorain's Team More 

Bxl
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123 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

If you blink while arriving at Joigny you will miss the town, but that's ok because it will avoid you the disappointment of staying and eating at the "Cote St Jacques". I had read many of trip advisor's reviews and hesitated going, but decided to take a chance... What a mistake! The rooms are 70/80s style and have obviously not... More 

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csj89, Propriétaire at La Cote Saint Jacques, responded to this review

I read with attention your comment further to your stay and I wish to bring you some additional explanations. I am completely sorry that we did not know how to satisfy you and I think that your main complaint concerns the air conditioning which was effectively out of order during your stay. We indeed had a big electric problem due... More 

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