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Hotel de l'Avenue

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   114 Avenue Gambetta, 17100 Saintes, France
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Ranked #10 of 19 hotels in Saintes
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a charming little hotel in the centre of Saintes, so it is convenient if you are maximising your driving time as it is situated close to the motorway system (to/from the direction of Bordeaux/Spain). I’ve stayed here many times and everything has always come up to standard. Some rooms have sunny balconies which can be relaxing after a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
66 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This hotel is on our walking route south to Bordeaux, and close to the sights of the old town. The building lacks historical character or modern functionality, but suited our purpose and budget. My room on the second floor - steep stairs, no lift, mind your head- is quite large by recent standards. It has a stand for my bag... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights last month and it was great very good service, a nice short walk into the main town and it's History. The room was very nice with a view of the old abbey in the distance plus for the dog we had with us was very comfortable. All i all good value for money. I... More

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96 reviews 96 reviews
22 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Forced to stay near Royan when car developed injection problems and had to stay in Nissan garage for a couple of days. Found this great little hotel in Saintes and only 5-10 mins walk from all the history and river side sites and old town. The service was fantastic with the owner holding our room until we were sure about... More

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Stourbridge UK
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

Stayed one night at this establishment, but would have been more than happy to stay longer. A friendly and welcoming little place, very convenient for the city and railway station. Our room, booked for 2 people, with single beds in fact had 1 single and 1 double bed. Beautiful spacious bathroom well equipped. The room also had the facility of... More

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Buckinghamshire UK
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77 reviews 77 reviews
58 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012 via mobile

The headline say's it all really. Thin walls, cheap furnishings and a feeling of penny pinching.

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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Travelling from Brittany to the Southwest, I intended to spend the night in Niort, but there was not a bed to found in that city. So I went on to Saintes and found the Hôtel de l'Avenue with a high ranking. It is small (15 rooms), on a main street but quiet, simple but pleasant, with a little balcony to... More

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Cognac, France
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69 reviews 69 reviews
31 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2011

We have used this hotel frequently as we like to dine out & enjoy the wine so to book a hotel is cheaper than taxi fare,very friendly staff,clean & comfortable hotel,we only ever do 1 night but have never had a problem,parking secure,have always been lucky enough to get room with balcony over restaurant below.& even enjoyed a late bottle... More

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San Diego, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2011

This was a quaint hotel. It was not the fanciest hotel I've ever stayed in but it was by far the most friendly. It has no elevator but there are only 1 to 2 flights of stairs depending where your room is. We had a big room with a view facing the Abbey. We also had a smaller room facing... More

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Address: 114 Avenue Gambetta, 17100 Saintes, France
Location: France > Poitou-Charentes > Charente-Maritime > Saintes
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Ranked #10 of 19 hotels in Saintes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel de l'Avenue 2*
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