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Hotel balladins Calais Car Ferry

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A very cheap hotel suitable as a one night stop over. Rooms are clean but drab and the shower cubicles toilets en suite need a good steam clean. Sweet on your pillow is a nice touch but a bit out of place. Great out of hours site access by PIN in your booking. Worked well. Reception staff have very little... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time here and may not be the last if they fix the drains. Its a great location, close to the port took about 5mins to find it after disembarking from the ferry and using Sat Nav. After a trying 7 plus hrs to dover and then catching a ferry it was a relief to find a bed and shower... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were put up in this 'nice hotel' by the insurance company after a blow out on the motorway on a Sunday. To call it basic is an insult to the Budget Hotels, as it is as I can only describe it as more like a Detention Centre. There were around 20 armed Gendarmes smoking in the doorway of the... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

It's a basic place with very small rooms. Too loudly. You can hear the conversation from the next room. There is no remote control fot the tv. The receptionist wasn't very polite. This is no 2 star hotel, may be 1 or hostel.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Only spent a night here which was fine we only needed a bed, the price wasnt too bad and the room was mostly clean and the staff friendly. there is not much in the room but it had what you needed a clean bed and a tv

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

very basic accommodation. Not the cleanest. Had booked 2 rooms for family of 4. Thought I had been bitten by a mosquito but on turning back the beds discovered them crawling with bed bugs! Called the emergency number at the desk and a horrified member of staff turned up and gave us another room. Children's room seemed insect free as... More 

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Hotels_balladins, Directeur général at Hotel balladins Calais Car Ferry, responded to this review
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2- Bonjour, nous vous renouvelons encore nos sincères excuses concernant les punaises de lit. Nous vous avons d’ailleurs délogé immédiatement... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

Very badly bitten by bed bugs, very poor breakfast, when i told reception about the bed bugs, the reply was they come in from the tree's, because we where with a cycle group our breakfast was in a very small room and very limited in choice.

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Hotels_balladins, Directeur général at Hotel balladins Calais Car Ferry, responded to this review
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Monsieur, vous nous avez déjà écrit à ce sujet suite à votre séjour du 22 juillet 2015, tout comme notre... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

I was a little disappointed in how basic this hotel was. The rooms are quite small, and there is virtually no sound-proofing between rooms. Since it is very much a transit hotel, with guests arriving and leaving at all hours, it is thus difficult to get a good night's sleep. Breakfast was pretty basic, with no hot options, not good... More 

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Hotels_balladins, Directeur général at Hotel balladins Calais Car Ferry, responded to this review

Dear, We have taken note of your comments about our hotel that caught our attention. We ask you first of all please accept our apologies for the problem of hot water. We have done our best to make it repaired as quickly as possible, often came plumber, hardware command that sometimes a delivery made us wait. The problem encountered in... More 

Cannock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

After reading reviews of this hotel, I did not want to go. However after staying here for one night I do not want to leave!! The TV contains all the TV channels in the UK, and is also super easy to use. The bed is large and comfortable , in fact, I had a prefect nights sleep here!! In addition... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

It's vastly overpriced for the horrible state the rooms are in. The beds are so worn out that you sink in too far to sleep. The walls are thin and you hear everything that is going on around you. The bathroom was overgrown with mold and stank terrible. Don't make the mistake and believe the pictures on booking websites.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Calais balladins hotel is an ideal stop on the way to England: the ferry crossing takes an hour and the Channel tunnel brings you there in 30 minutes. Its comfortable rooms are the perfect place for a pleasant, restful stop. The staff's warm, friendly welcome will help make your stay enjoyable. We have 40 rooms with all the comfort you need: TV, internet jacks, alarm clocks and extra beds if necessary. We also have a restaurant, private car park and key distributor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel balladins Calais Car Ferry

Address: 126 rue Salvador Allende, 62100, Calais, France (Formerly Balladins Calais Universite)
Location: France > Nord-Pas-de-Calais > Pas-de-Calais > Calais
Price Range: $71 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel balladins Calais Car Ferry 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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