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Le Grand Hotel de Valenciennes

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   8 Place de la Gare, 59300 Valenciennes, France
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Ranked #6 of 14 hotels in Valenciennes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014
Richard K Birmingham, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Myself and 3 other colleagues stayed at Le Grand Hotel de Valenciennes during May this year and we were very impressed with everything from rooms, restaurant and staff. The food in the restaurant was extremely good and services was second to none. Whenever I stay in Valenciennes in the future (usually on business) Le Grand Hotel will always be my... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Had an overnight stay here & was disturbed to find no disabled access, however the staff were excellent lifting wheelchairs including their occupants up the steps. We found the easiest access was by the bar door as this had a bannister that reached the pavement, something others had not noticed. The lift was very small but manageable by those able... More

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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

I have been going to the Grand for years. Originally the hotel was a truly faded old dear. Sad bedrooms and sadder staff. In the last couple of years the hotel has had a facelift and has adopted a very 1960s style. Bedrooms are not big, but have what is needed. A shower curtain in the bathroom would have been... More

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London, England
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47 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

The Grand Hotel is, I fear, redolent of Valenciennes itself: a place whose hour of glory is long past. Clearly it was designed for grandness, directly opposite the train station through which most visitors would have arrived a century ago. But now it suffers from tiredness. A small lobby leads via an even smaller lift to the rooms, many of... More

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7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We stayed here for one night en route to England from Germany with Shearings. We stayed on a Saturday night and had been told that it was not the best area but we never heard or saw anything untoward. We had a lovely twin room which over-looked an inner courtyard so nice and quiet. Evening meal was included for us... More

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Hoegaarden, Brabant, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

I stayed at the hotel for 2 nights. It is located at the train station in Valenciennes, which is very handy, but you have to realize that it isn't the most upper class neighborhood of Valenciennes. There was some noise outside during the night, so the night rest was not that splendid. Breakfast was rather expensive, but the food was... More

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Paris
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58 reviews 58 reviews
42 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

In 2013, it is simply amazing that an hotel can charge you almost 100€ for a hotel in such a condition. Rooms seem not to have been renovated for ages. Walls are dirty, beds are from a different era and the bathroom is old, falling into pieces, with a bathtub curtain too long and black from moisture. We ate at... More

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Genova
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129 reviews 129 reviews
21 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

The name doesn't reflect the actual condition of the Hotel. Rooms are average, with toilet separated from the rest of the bath. The room was OK, maybe a bit dark... Personnel was kind and, at least, spoke English.

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Bern, Switzerland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012 via mobile

The stay was quite a deception. There was no noise insultation between the rooms, the room desparately needs refurbishment, the water tap was almost impossible to turn, the bed was not very comfy. The only modern piece was the flat screen tv, with hardly any international channel. Location is good, opposite the station.

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Houston, Texas
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Dirty, dingy rooms. Smells of smoke. Strange people hanging around hotel staring. No shower curtain on the shower but could see where a rod had once been. No ac. Very few staff spoke English (it's a hotel). No safe. Front desk made us leave our "key" with them when we went out and all you had to do was say... More

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Additional Information about Le Grand Hotel de Valenciennes

Address: 8 Place de la Gare, 59300 Valenciennes, France
Location: France > Nord-Pas-de-Calais > Nord > Valenciennes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Le Grand Hotel de Valenciennes 3*
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Valenciennes Minotel

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
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Fine cuisine creative et specialites alsaciennes au restaurant le Hans'.Salons prives pour toutes receptions.Service traiteur. 85 Chambres chaleureuses : Chambres "Tradition", Chambres "Privilege" ou Chambres "Prestige" (Suite, bain balneo ou bain chromotherapie. Petit-dejeuner gourmand servi sous forme de buffet ou en chambre. Pour les moins gourmands, petit dejeuner continental. ... more   less 
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