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“The only place we stay on the Normandy coast” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel de la Marine
5, quai Letourneur, 14500 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France   |  
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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“The only place we stay on the Normandy coast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

My husband used to stay here in the 1960s as a teenager and we have stayed here several times since the 1980s. The hotel is family owned and operated and they go out of their way to make guests feel welcome. The restaurant is so outstanding I have no words to describe it. If you like seafood, you'll love this place! The fishermen bring their fresh catch to the harbor market in front of the hotel each morning, so what you eat that evening was swimming the night before. The rooms with full baths are clean and have plenty of space for two. Port en Bessin is a lovely town with nice shops and restaurants. The location is in the center of the DDay beaches so you are not far from anything. You need a car and a 20 minute drive to Bayeux is highly recommended. Don't miss the market on Sat or Wed.

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 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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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2011

My brother & I stayed here for several nights many years ago while visiting the Omaha beaches and American cemetery. It was comfortable in early June, quiet, and a wonderful view. The food was good Normandy fare with respectabe service all around.
I have fond memories of Port en Bessin as a welcome and relaxing respite from my daily routine in Houston, Texas. I would like to return some day...

  • Stayed July 2010, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hotel de la Marine

Address: 5, quai Letourneur, 14500 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France
Location: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Calvados > Port-en-Bessin-Huppain
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Port-en-Bessin-Huppain
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