We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Convenient stop over en-route to the Alps” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hotel Mercure Bourg En Bresse

Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Save
You added Hotel Mercure Bourg En Bresse to your Saves list
Hotel Mercure Bourg En Bresse
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   10 avenue de Bad Kreuznach, 01000, Bourg-en-Bresse, France   |  
Hotel website
  |  
  |  
Hotel deals
  |  
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
2 NIGHTS = UP TO 40% OFF
Ranked #3 of 9 Hotels in Bourg-en-Bresse
Rustington, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Convenient stop over en-route to the Alps”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

We stayed for one night en-route to the Alps and found the hotel conveniently located to the auto-route. It is a business hotel and lacks a personal touch but is fit for purpose.

The room was located in a newer part of the hotel to rear of the hotel with a somewhat small and slow lift taking you to the upper floors, quicker to use the stairs (fire escape). The car park is free and secure at night.The room slept 4 with a double bed for us and a sofa bed for our 2 children. This saves quite a bit as we have had to book 2 rooms at other hotels in the past. The room appeared to be new or recently revamped and the quality of the bathroom was good. We all had a good sleep as were some distance from reception and the main road.

We had dinner in the hotel as it is a reasonable driving distance from the centre of town and after a full days driving we didn't feel like another journey in the car. Interestingly the menu enfant was good value with 3 courses and enough food to keep most adults happy. For the adults we had some savoury snacks and olives served while we waited for our main course, the food was of a good standard and was accompanied with bread. We had a glass of good wine each and some sparkling mineral water. By the time you add all of this up you have probably we spent between 80 and a 100 Euros. The breakfast was reasonable (kids go free) but the layout of the self service tables resulted in a bit of congestion during the morning peak. The service was friendly and efficient at both the restaurant and the front desk.

I would use this hotel again for a stop over.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
Thank anglo-australian
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

249 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Brighton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

Bourg en Bresse makes a good overnight stop either travelling to or from the Italian Alps and is on the main road in from the A40 autostrada and fairly close to the town centre. receptionist welcoming and very helpful. Room comfortable with everything you need for an overnight stop or a short stay. Buffet Breakfast with plenty of choice including cold meats, cheese, boiled eggs yoghurts and fruit, bread, croissants and conserves. There is a Casino supermarket and Carrefour within 3km both with cheap diesel and petrol (you can save about 20c per litre over autoroute filling station prices).

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
Thank MacksieS
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Ashford, Kent.
Level Contributor
16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

A mediocre hotel rescued by its restaurant. Tries to be a superior grade, but doesn’t achieve it. Room was small and dull, no fridge and a very odd toilet arrangement which made the “approach” awkward. On the plus side the bed was comfy and the air-con worked fine.
A busy business hotel seemingly geared more to provide for seminars and presentations than residential guests. We were given a ground floor room on the same level as reception; those rooms nearest reception could have suffered noise as there is no door separating the two areas.
The restaurant is very good and of such quality that it was the dining highlight of our holiday. Breakfast is poor value and not recommended.
Two disabled parking spaces near the door, but taken when we were there by those too idle to walk from the car park.
Had a couple of beers before dinner, a 25cl one and another half filled at our request. The following morning they insisted on charging for two 25cl beers, and would not budge, saying they charged by the glass not how much was in it. Left with the feeling that a little flexibility on the hotel’s part would have improved the experience. Difficult to recommend as a travelling stop, perhaps we were not the market they were after.

Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
Helpful?
1 Thank Pavillion-Travellers
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Flayosc, France
Level Contributor
82 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Ok, so it's a fairly anonymous chain hotel but, it has well appointed rooms and a very decent restaurant. It's not often you find tea / coffee making facilities in a French hotel or a mini bar which is stocked with complimentary bottles of cold water. The bathroom and shower was very smart.
The restaurant was large and busy but the service attentive and the food was of a good quality.
My stay, by myself en route from Provence to UK, was booked on a half board basis which meant the 2 course dinner, breakfast and bed was 116 euros. Value for money in a chain hotel a cut above the run of the mill!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Welshmanabroad1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

This was a nice, clean, and comfortable hotel. The night we stayed, their only elevator broke down, which was a little inconvenient, but I'm sure wasn't their fault. The reason for the 5 stars is the great Chantecler restaurant. We came to Bourg en Bresse just to taste the Bresse chicken, and we were not disappointed. I ordered the traditional Bresse chicken (in a cream sauce), but my wife wanted to taste it more "natural" - just roasted. The latter wasn't on the menu, but the waiter was most accommodating, and the chef prepared it as a special. In spite of the special order, both came quickly, and both were the best chicken we ever had, And they're rightfully proud of their chicken. During the meal, the maitre d' came around with a freshly killed chicken to explain its heritage to all interested diners. I asked him to place it on an empty table so I could photograph it - the picture is now a great souvenir of a great dining experience.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
Thank James773
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
43 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

Stayed at this hotel for one night as a family with two small children. It does what it says on the tin, but I prefer other hotel brands who I feel offer better value for the same rate. We had a family room which had a double bed and a sofa bed, and was quite compact. Included in the price was wifi which was trouble free, but no breakfast. We paid just over €100. As breakfast was pricey for a family with children who don't eat much, we went next door to the boulangerie for coffee and croissants which suited us better. Personally I would go to All Seasons over Mercure as they are more stylish, spacious, and have an all inclusive rate which is the same but includes breakfast. Mercure seems quite dated in comparison. I just missed that there is an All Seasons in Bourg En Bresse this time! Service however was friendly and they helpfully provided us with a travel adaptor so we could charge phones easily as we had mislaid ours.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Flutterbean
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Auch, France
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

The staff are extremely friendly and the hotel portrays a family atmosphere without detracting from efficiency.
Restaurant ... great value for money, dont be afraid to ask the maitre'd for his advice
You wont be disappointed
I stayed for over five weeks and really felt at home.

Room Tip: All rooms are of a high standard but the new section has the edge
See more room tips
  • Stayed December 2011, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
Helpful?
Thank fenderjb
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Bourg-en-Bresse
0.8 mi away
Hotel Le Griffon d'Or
Hotel Le Griffon d'Or
#1 of 9 in Bourg-en-Bresse
5.0 of 5 stars 210 reviews
0.8 mi away
BEST WESTERN Hotel de France
BEST WESTERN Hotel de France
#4 of 9 in Bourg-en-Bresse
4.0 of 5 stars 204 reviews
1.0 mi away
Le Logis de Brou
Le Logis de Brou
#2 of 9 in Bourg-en-Bresse
4.0 of 5 stars 78 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.8 mi away
Ibis Styles Bourg en Bresse
Ibis Styles Bourg en Bresse
#8 of 9 in Bourg-en-Bresse
3.5 of 5 stars 237 reviews
0.4 mi away
Kyriad Bourg En Bresse
Kyriad Bourg En Bresse
#5 of 9 in Bourg-en-Bresse
3.5 of 5 stars 100 reviews
0.9 mi away
Ibis Bourg en Bresse
Ibis Bourg en Bresse
#7 of 9 in Bourg-en-Bresse
3.5 of 5 stars 299 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Hotel Mercure Bourg En Bresse? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Mercure Bourg En Bresse

Address: 10 avenue de Bad Kreuznach, 01000, Bourg-en-Bresse, France
Phone Number:
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Ain > Bourg-en-Bresse
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 9 Hotels in Bourg-en-Bresse
Price Range (Based on Average Rates):
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Mercure Bourg En Bresse 4*
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
On the outskirts of Lyon at the crossroads of three motorways and nestled between the Bourgogne and Savoie regions, Bourg-en-Bresse is served by the TGV high speed train and represents an ideal stopover point for travellers to Geneva, Northern Italy, the Alps, or the Mediterranean. Marguerite of Austria, a key figure in European history, chose this site to build the Royal monastery of Bour, a flamboyant neo-gothis architectural masterpiece. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Priceline, Booking.com, TripOnline SA, Odigeo, Venere and Agoda so you can book your Hotel Mercure Bourg En Bresse reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing