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.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Hotel Francois d'O

Hotels.com$77*
View Deal
06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Lock in the lowest price from our partners
View Deal
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
Professional photos
Hotel Francois d\\
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

72 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 20: English reviews
Start your review of Hotel Francois d'O
 Click to rate
Havertown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Hotel Francois d'O is very charming. Located on an extremely narrow street in the old town. Was very convenient to the DDay tour I planned to take. About a 15 e taxi ride from the train through the more modern part of town. My room was small and faced the street. If choosing this hotel bring earplugs because if you...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Terry B
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Staff is really friendly and helpful. Speak English and take an extra step to make your stay as comfortable as you need. The room just has everything you would expect. Good bed, somewhat hard mattresses, but this is subjective. The breakfast is typically French but good. We stayed in room 12 on the third floor and could hear noises from...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank J. v
Sudbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Lovely, clean family run hotel in the heart of Caen. Friendly staff, beautiful building. Room small but clean. Bathroom hilariously small but clean. Good value for money. Close to monuments ( especially chateaux de Caen) & all the restaurants. Happy to recommend this hotel to anyone wanting to stay in Caen.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Beth S
Uffculme, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 1, 2016

Brilliant modern hotel in the centre of Caen, walking distance from Castle. Easy bus ride fro Ferry. Super clean and comfortable. Flatscreen TV and free reliable Wifi as standard. Very nice continental breakfast. Lovely helpful people. No negatives. Just a very pleasant place to be. definitely will go back.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Virginie M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 17, 2016

The hotel is situated in a quiet street in walking distance of the town centre, some of the main sights (castle and gallery) and some decent restaurants. Our room was spacious with a huge bed. The building is a few hundred years old, and very well adapted to hotel use. It is comfortable and warm, with a traditional feel. Breakfasts...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Sally L
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

A nice boarding house, managed by nice people. My place when I come to give a lecture in a local engineering school. In the middle of Caen historical district. Several good restaurants nearby. I chose the place because of the building style (I love old stones), but also because it's very close to a tramway station, which is a wonderful...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Loïc D
Luddenden Foot, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is a quirky, hard to find hotel in Caen, quite near the city centre. It has a very old world feel, with small floors which seem tumble upon each other. We arrived late due to Euroshuttle delays but we phoned up and they left an entry code to get in. The rooms were compact, but comfortable. Breakfast was fairly...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank John E
Wayne PA
Reviewed June 24, 2015

We booked this hotel based on location, reviews, and price, and were very pleased! The manager was amazing - SO helpful with our many "special" requests. We had one room in the old hotel and one in an annex - the latter had a lovely courtyard in which we ate our breakfast, after having been directed by the manager to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Katherine M
Derby, UK
Reviewed May 19, 2015

Fantastic location with on street parking which is free after 7pm at ngiht. Within 5 minute walk of Chateau/Castle and loads of restaurants and bars. Welcoming host who was very polite and friendly. Breakfast was basic but plently of food available - tea/coffee/juice, yoghurt, croissants etc Would definitely stay again due to superb location and service

 Report
Helpful?
Thank J099
Kent
Reviewed August 11, 2014

Location couldn't be better, right next to William the Conquoror's castle and very close to good shops, bars and restaurants. Off street parking wasn't a problem for us. Hotel friendly, basic and clean. Free wifi. All ok but the tiniest bathroom I've even seen!

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Need_more_free_time
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

28 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (19)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Other (12)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (9)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
06/04/2017 06/05/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Caen hotels
0.3 mi away
Hotel La Fontaine Caen Centre
0.2 mi away
Royal Hotel Caen Centre
0.8 mi away
Adagio Caen Centre
Adagio Caen Centre
#5 of 41 in Caen
443 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.1 mi away
Best Western Hotel Le Dauphin Le Spa Du Prieure
0.4 mi away
Hotel Astrid
Hotel Astrid
#4 of 41 in Caen
149 reviews
0.8 mi away
Hotel de France
Hotel de France
#10 of 41 in Caen
134 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Following a change of owner, the Hotel was completely restored in June 2012. It is located in a building of the 17th century, in full heart of the historical centre of Caen located at 50 meters of the castle.The hotel is managed in a family way. It has a quiet terrace and each room was personalized. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Francois d'O

Address: 4 rue des Cordeliers, 14000 Caen, France
Location: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Calvados > Caen
Price Range: $68 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Francois d'O 2*
Number of rooms: 18
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity and Priceline so you can book your Hotel Francois d'O 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

Questions & Answers

Here's what travelers have asked, with answers from Hotel Francois d'O staff and other travelers.
1 question
Ask a question
Carbondale, Illinois

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Hotel Francois d'O staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“I saw there rooms and they were all pretty similar.”
johneB2806WS, Aug 17, 2015 | Read review
“Annex near the patio is wonderful, quiet, and slightly newer.”
katherinem86, Jun 24, 2015 | Read review
“If you are with children request the two in one rooms”
johntK5678LK, Aug 8, 2014 | Read review
“May be next time I will give you the ultimate advise... ;)”
GasterNL, Jul 5, 2014 | Read review
“Room 4/5 , large spacious room on the streetside with a nice view on the small beautifull alleyway”
L110tracer, Sep 18, 2012 | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Hotels.com
$77* /night
View Deal
Orbitz.com$77
Travelocity$77
Expedia.com$77
View all 7 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates