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“Great!!! Affordable option to stay INSIDE Mt St Michel!” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Saint-Michel
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Grande Rue BP 18, 50170 Mont-St-Michel, France   |  
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Ranked #12 of 16 Hotels in Mont-St-Michel
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“Great!!! Affordable option to stay INSIDE Mt St Michel!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

We stayed here one night in Aug 2011 during our tour around France. This is a must-see attraction and this place has an ideal location inside Mont St Michel!
At only 65 euros a night during high season (we stayed one night which is enough), it is cheaper than some of the places out of town or across the causeway!

The benefit:
1) you get to stay once all the crowds and tourists leave (totally worth it, it's a different world overnight!)
2) you get to have the closest parking spots (when you drive in, tell the workers that you have a reservation and they will direct you to the parking reserved for those staying the night)
3) by staying overnight, and leaving the next morning, you go against traffic.... we arrived in the late afternoon with minimal traffic and left the next morning. The next morning, as we drove out, the cars were bumper to bumper for miles!! (literally to the next town)

Just keep in mind the stay will be simple and nothing special, the whole point is to stay inside the walls!

  • Stayed August 2011, 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Thank you for your comment. We appreciate franchise. We hope to welcome you another time in our hotel.
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Saint Michel Hotel.
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2011

Arrived at 6 PM for a two- day stay with my family. Paid months in advance for two rooms at Terrasses Poulard. We were told that there was an “issue”; they had given our two rooms to a group of Japanese. We were offered a room back on the mainland (which I could have done myself for half price) or a room at Le Saint Michel on the rock. It was pouring rain and we had carried our luggage a long distance from the parking lot so I chose the Le Saint Michel. After we lugged our stuff down steps and up the steep main street with all the people (keep in mind it is pouring rain), we arrived at Le Saint Michel with posted rates on the front door that started at 65 euro/night. The room was a barren place with a bed that had stains on the bedspread. The small bathroom had a commode, sink and small square shower. Towels and sheets were piled up outside the door for the maid service. Crud had accumulated around the baseboard that is separating from the floor and walls. Because of the rain, we slept there and I went to the office the next morning to ask for my money back. I was told that no money would be refunded but that we could have a better room for that night, more humping up multiple stairs. Knowing that they had cheated me, they offered dinner, without drinks, at the restaurant. The dinner was so-so but we were treated kindly by the wait staff. The free dinner did not make up for the bad experience and I was embarrassed that my family had to endure this. Classic bait and switch.

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  • Stayed June 2011, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Grande Rue BP 18, 50170 Mont-St-Michel, France
Location: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Manche > Mont-St-Michel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Ranked #12 of 16 Hotels in Mont-St-Michel
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bienvenue au Saint-MichelLe Saint-Michel est un hôtel de charme situé au pied de l'abbaye avec vue sur les remparts du XIVe siècle et sur la baie du Mont Saint-Michel.Ses chambres tout confort sont équipées de salles de bain privatives, de téléviseurs écran plat et de téléphones directs.Son restaurant panoramique vous offrira une vue magnifique sur la baie du Mont Saint-Michel et vous proposera ses délicieuses spécialités de fruits de mer, de grillades et d'agneau de pays. ... more   less 

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