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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just 4 miles away from Rennes this hotel is lovely and quiet. Converted from a water mill and therefore sits on the river. Thus providing tranquil views of river and trees. We checked in to room 14 which has been described as a suite, it is but don't get too excited, for the price it is good value and all... More 

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Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for just one night. Lovely hotel and very polite staff who take every effort to converse with you in both English and French. Large rooms with good shower facilities and very comfortable beds. Fantastic meal in the restaurant for the evening and the breakfast. Would recommend and stay again.

Thank Kirstie M
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed June 5, 2016

This 3 star hotel in a bucolic environment and with very friendly service offers an escape from the not too attractive center of Rennes. It is also a great point for excursions to nearby castles like Vitré and Fougeres. Its restaurant is a well known place among locals. The wifi though free did not work in the rooms, only at... More 

Thank Peter H
Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed July 7, 2015

A VERY good hotel. Big room with a seating area and terrace. Very nice and helpful staff. A good restaurant , with guest from all the area. Quiet location, with a big park around and water channels. To wake up with the birds singing. The best place to stay when you are visiting VITRÉ and RENNES

Thank MZ123461
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Dear Guests, Thank you very much for your positive comment. We are proud that your stay was a success. We hope to see you again at Germinal Hotel. Best regards. Le Germinal More 

Jersey Ci
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67 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed April 12, 2015

15 minutes from the centre of Rennes by car and an easy ride by bus, Le Germinal was a real find. The hotel is situated by the River Vilaine and was an oasis of calm. All the staff whom dealt with with friendly, especially the lady who served us in the morning who could not do enough for us. The... More 

Thank DavidJerseyCI
Drysdale, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2013

Just spent a night at this little hotel. Located in an outer suburb of Rennes it is quiet. There is an amazing public garden around the corner well worth a visit but really nothing mush else of note. Perfect stop though on the way to somewhere else. Good sized room and bathroom for Europe, clean and with comfortable beds. The... More 

Thank Jordyn A
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 26, 2013

Stayed here en route to visit our friends in France. Our Room was spacious with a balcony overlooking the river below. The view was charming and the village of Cesson-Sevigne is very pretty with beautiful flowers everywhere at this time of year. We were well looked after and chose to dine in their restaurant. Can totally recommend as the food... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Cuisines: French
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel Le Germinal is located near Rennes. We welcome you in a beautiful surroundings for your buisness travel or your sightseeing trips. The Hotel has different categories of rooms : double, suite, … full equipped with flat screen TV, bathroom, WC and free WIFI. For your professional meetings, we organise your event all inclusive. You will take breakfast on the beautiful terrace above « La Vilaine » river. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Le Germinal

Address: 9 cours de la Vilaine, 35510 Cesson-Sevigne, France
Location: France > Brittany > Ille-et-Vilaine > Cesson-Sevigne
Price Range: $69 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Le Germinal 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Ask for rooms facing the old bridge”
  • The Roman bridge
 of 5 bubbles O6242OIpeterh, Jun 5, 2016 | Read review
“Room with Terrace”
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  • The pond
 of 5 bubbles MZ123461, Jul 7, 2015 | Read review
“Room 14 had a balcony which overlooked river.”
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 of 5 bubbles DavidJerseyCI, Apr 12, 2015 | Read review
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