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“Tiny, dirty and expensive” 1 of 5 stars
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Hotel Alpha Ocean
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   93 Boulevard de Rochebonne, 35400 Saint-Malo, France   |  
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Ranked #52 of 85 Hotels in Saint-Malo
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“Tiny, dirty and expensive”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2006

I can not believe this hotel has two stars.
The whole place really needs redecorating from top to bottom, especially bathroom which tiny and dirty.
Breakfast was very meager.

  • Liked — Cottage
  • Disliked — B&B
  • Tips/Secrets — N/A
  • Stayed August 2006, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2005

We found this hotel via a website called francehotelnetwork - this was probably where the problem started because they quoted a price of 89 euros a night for 4 people. By the time 'service charges' and breakfast were added we ended up paying 130 euros which was NOT made clear on the website. Avoid this website - it will cost you more than you think!!

The room for 4 was a reasonable size, 1 double bed and 2 bunks, but the ensuite bathroom was tiny. Sitting on the toilet your nose was touching the wall and you couldn't bend down to wash your face in the sink without hitting the door with your bum. It was also very dirty. Actually it was odd - the toilet seat & pan, the sink and the inside of the shower - all the things you actually touch - were spotless; it was just every other surface in the bathroom that was filthy - outside of the shower cubicle, shelves etc.

The whole place really needs redecorating from top to bottom - worn out carpet, yellowed walls etc.

Breakfast was very meager - even by French standards. No yoghurt or fruit, just a choice of 2 wheat-based cereals, bread and brioche - certainly not worth the 9 euros a head charged.

Oh, the walls were very thin and the couple in the next room had a very enjoyable time between 1.00am and 1.10am!

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Address: 93 Boulevard de Rochebonne, 35400 Saint-Malo, France
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Location: France > Brittany > Ille-et-Vilaine > Saint-Malo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
#25 On the Beach Hotel in Saint-Malo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Alpha Ocean 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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