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Les Gens de Mer

20 Avenue du General de Gaulle, 17000, La Rochelle, France
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Elgin, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this was last year we visited I would definitely stay there again. We were there for a week and couldn't fault the place. They never even laughed, out loud anyway, at my attempts to speak French. The room was spotless with a nice balcony, the staff very friendly and breakfast, which obviously was continental, was always refilled promptly. There... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here one night when out flight was cancelled. It has a great central position and most of the central La Rochelle attractions are a short walk away. The decor is a little out of date but everything is clean, the rooms are relatively large and the beds were comfortable. We had a nice balcony to sit out on and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

It's a basic hotel close to city center and railway station, clean rooms, helpful staff. All the places to visit in the city are within walking distance. On the dark side: few parking spots, small shower stall, almost inexisting wifi. On the bright side: breakfast in the morning is a really good value for the price, excellent!

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

We originally booked just 2 nights but extended to 5 because this is a very nice hotel very well situated in a lovely town. Situated overlooking both a park and the harbour, the comfortable rooms are a good size and have a wardrobe and comfortable bed and the soft towels are welcome. The staff are all very friendly and helpful.... More 

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Skibbereen, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This was our second time staying at this hotel and booking on line this time made it cheaper. I have rated it very good as it is such a good location as well as having good beds and bathrooms. The location is fantastic within walking distance of everything. Don't bother with paying for breakfast when you can do much better... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Excellent location short walk from train station and town centre. Staff very helpful spoke excellent English. Rooms comfortable with a nautical theme the bed was good and had a balcony overlooking the park. Breakfast was excellent value and could be eaten on the terrace. We would return to this hotel and recommend to friends and family.

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Paris
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

You can no longer leave your luggage at the railway station at La Rochelle. A bookstore, La Planete Bleue, initially jumped into the left luggage gap, but this place no longer answers its phone. Currently, Acceuil at the Gare de La Rochelle tells desperate travelers that they can leave luggage at Hotel Les Gens de Mer. It costs 3 euros... More 

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mumbai
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

My experience here is very bad. Only location is the strength (rail SNCF station). Its an old hotel and urgely needs renovation. Its loaded with patchy basic fixtures and accessories, forget of "deco" it can only disappoint, one can go to a simple ibis or kyriad even if they are uniform all over but will give cleaner and neat product,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We stayed as a trio of middle aged chaps for one night in this two star hotel. I have stayed in three stars that are not as good! The hotel was about 150 metres from the railway station - a great building and worth a look! The lady on reception was most helpful and welcoming and allocated our quickly. We... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

While waiting for the Tourist Office to open we found this small hotel by a park between the railway station and the port. Reception could not be more helpful and the room was to a good standard overlooking the park and with secure parking on site. Although near a main route it was quiet in our room. Breakfast was the... More 

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Additional Information about Les Gens de Mer

Address: 20 Avenue du General de Gaulle, 17000, La Rochelle, France
Location: France > Poitou-Charentes > Charente-Maritime > La Rochelle
Price Range: $82 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Les Gens de Mer 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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