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Hotel Central

Rue Du Trinquet, 64220, Saint Jean Pied de Port, France
Hotel Central
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was the start of our Camino experience, and not the best memory. Luckily everywhere else was good.....There was a mistake made in our booking, and the proprietess could not have been more unhelpful, blatantly lying on numerous occasions over the 2 nights we stayed there. Very, very disappointing. I would not recommend staying here. The town was full, otherwise... More 

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Paris, France
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94 reviews 94 reviews
59 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I spent 2 nights in the central hotel as I was walking on the Jacobs' way; My feeling about this hotel are mixed. The rooms are quite old-fashioned, especially the bathrooms, but they are clean. My room had a view on the river and it was agreeable; The welcoming is not really friendly and the not helpful as I was... More 

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63 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I got a room overlooking the beautiful river and the waterfall a few metres away. The latter proved to be a problem. Possibly amplified by the walls of the surrounding buildings, the sound was very loud. I could not, as I am used to, sleep with an open window. Even with the windows closed, the sound was disturbing. But I... More 

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Warm Springs, Virginia, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This is a well-located, old-fashioned hotel in the middle of Saint Jean. I tend to stay in 4 or 5 star hotels, but I just like this place and have stayed there several times. It is clean and the staff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are simple but perfectly comfortable, although the beds are rather hard and the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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63 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I think the Hotel is 280 years old. So, no lift available. Hard work without a Porter to lift your bags up two flights of stairs. Room was old too and a little run down. What can you expect ? The food in their restaurant was okay. The location in the village is good. The river's weir is right outside... More 

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Mount Lawley, Australia
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38 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

We stayed at the Central Hotel in St Jean Pied de Port on the first day of our Camino. The hotel is very central and the building is lovely. We especially liked the floor boards and steps in the hotel. The room we had was a bit basic. The double bed was hard but tired in the middle. The shower... More 

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Canberra Australia
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20 hotel reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

We stayed in Hotel Central prior to walking the Camino Frances. The staff were wonderfully welcoming and helpful. The building is amazing and rooms were great. We were very impressed that the room had a bath and was a great way to relax muscles before setting off into the Pyrenees the next day. The hotel is located conveniently to explore... More 

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

We didnt book and had no problem getting a table. The restaurant is located next to the river running through the town and it was such a pleasure to sit and listen to the water. The staff were lovely and could not do enough for us. The food was fantastic, I would recommend the trout which was fabulously cooked. The... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Hotel Central is clean, central (does what it says on the tin!) and staffed by friendly, helpful people in all roles. It's a bit basic - no hairdryer in the room, for example - but it has everything else you want from a hotel. Parking in front of the hotel is free and breakfast ok. NB; not very accessible for... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

My friend and I trained down from Paris for a long weekend- not the easiest trip to be sure- but we were glad to be greeted at Hotel Central by clean rooms and a fun view out onto the river. The people downstairs were very helpful, directing us not only to the tourism office but also to a place to... More 

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