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“Good location and price” 3 of 5 stars
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Nouvel Hotel
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   37 rue Vaugelas, 74000 Annecy, France   |  
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Ranked #31 of 43 Hotels in Annecy
Boston
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Good location and price”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

The hotel is a short walk from the main train station as well as the sights in town. The rooms are a little old but very clean. Our room faced the street so there was some noise. Overall a good hotel for the price.

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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MENTON
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

very good value, good location, clean, close to the train station and the old town, staff very helpfull and room very quiet. Nice roome for this price.
One of the best hotel in Annecy for this category

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Saue, Estonia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2011

Good location - very close to old town.
Clean and quiet room.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

Stayed at the hotel for 4 nights in September. Excellent location, 5 minutes walk to old town and lake of Annecy. Car parking over the corner from hotel. Hotel itself is budget type but clean. Rooms are good size and clean but decor outdated and very basic. The building itself is old with thin walls. We could hear all noises from neighbouring rooms as well as outside, which was a downside of our stay. Bed mattress was very worn down as well. Breakfast not worth the price at all and no refills. So if you decided to have late breakfast I'd rather recommend to go to have it somewhere in old town for the same price. Staff speaks English and seemed nice. Overall, I would recommend it for a short stay where you only need a place to stay the night with easy access to town and car parking.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Derby England
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24 hotel reviews
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2011

Stayed in Annecy over the weekend - simply brilliant. Gorgeous scenery, lots of cafes, bars, street culture and surprising nightlife - well recommended. This hotel was "cheap" by Annecy standards and we paid E325 for three nights, bed only. The location was perfect, with an underground car park a few metres away so you could just forget the car. It was clean and tidy, but the beautiful facade did nor corrolate with the interior which had been renovated to include black./ purple doors to the bedrooms, strange secondary glazing to the beautiful french windows and a very dated bathroom which had clearly not received a "makeover" in some 50 years!!! But for the price, location and helpfulness of staff, I would still recommend looking at this clean establishment.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Iowa City, IA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2010

I wanted to like this place. They have a decent location and the price was pretty reasonable. The lack of air conditioning was not a problem unless it was mid-day. There were a lot of bugs in our room, but that is because we kept the windows open at night.

The major problem is that they stole two of our credit cards from deep in our luggage. We were contacted by our credit card companies about some suspicious charges (maxing out our accounts) and went looking for our cards. Fortunately or unfortunately, the cards were not ones we used frequently, and consequently we did not take them out of our hotel room. They were hidden in a wallet deep in our luggage, covered by clothing, zipped up and put in the corner of the room. We had the cards after check-in, and the charges on the cards were all in Annecy. Because of this, we are 100% certain the cards were stolen while at this hotel, from staff at the hotel. Additionally, the hotel requires that guests leave their key at the front desk when they leave, which allows them to easily know where you are at all times.

This was very unsettling and put a big damper on the rest of our time in Europe. I would highly recommend you look elsewhere, but if you must stay here, take ALL valuables with you when you leave the room.

  • Stayed June 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Basel
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112 reviews 112 reviews
26 hotel reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2009

We ended up here because the hotel we booked lost our reservation, but it turned out just fine. The staff are friendly and the rooms spotlessly clean and well kept. As others have pointed out the rooms have a quirky 70's-80's style but in very good condition, didn't have that worn feel. We had to marvel at our acid primrose yellow tiled bathroom which was massive and came complete with a dial phone on the wall.

The room was quiet on the inner courtyard and the hotel is well placed just on the edge of the old town and near the station. In a few minutes you can be wandering through Annecy's charming old streets by canals and its about 8 mins to the lake. There is underground parking very near to the hotel and in Annecy all hotels give you a voucher to park your car for free from 19.00 to 08.00. (Put your ticket in the machine, then your voucher and the overnight cost is deducted, your ticket is kept and the voucher returned use this to exit the car park).

If I was looking for a budget then this hotel is perfectly good. I think we paid 70euros a night which is OK for Annecy

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Nouvel Hotel

Address: 37 rue Vaugelas, 74000 Annecy, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Annecy
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #31 of 43 Hotels in Annecy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Nouvel Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 52
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