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Hotel Escale Oceania
Ranked #2 of 23 Hotels in Quimper
Certificate of Excellence
Truro, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
3 reviews
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Reviewed November 29, 2012

We were on a three day break through Brittany Ferries ,we wanted a city break because if any ones been to Brittany in winter you will know how deserted it can get,not particularly impressed with the front of the hotel but once inside it's a different story,like going into a brand new hotel,we could not fault our room, the staff or the Oceania Escale hotel it was brilliant. Quimper and it's beautiful old parts are just ten minutes walk away and with our car parked safely in the next door car park we were free to explore Quimper. A special thanks to the French/ English lady at reception ( sorry we did not get her name ) but she is a treasure, we will certainty be back

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Directeur H, Directeur général at Hotel Escale Oceania, responded to this review, December 2, 2012
Dear guests,
We Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay at l'Escale Oceania de Quimper and we are very pleased you had a good experience at the hotel and that you enjoyed our lovely town. As you noticed our hotel has just recently been entirely renovated with a moderm design.
We are very grateful for your comments, and please rest assured that we will let the whole team know and the French / English Girl.
We hope to welcome you again in our hotel (Maybe in the summer when you can see our town florish) or one of the Oceania Hotels.
Best regards
Le Directeur
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Meeth, Okehampton
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Reviewed November 12, 2012

We stayed here in October for a bargain city break with Brittany Ferries and chose this hotel because it was so recently renovated. Our room was small but brilliantly equipped with everything one could need and, with the whole of Quimper to explore, who needs a massive room! The shower room was particularly wonderful with that rare thing...I drenching shower that can be both very hot and very very cold if you want it to be. Breakfast was comprehensive and service friendly. I particularly liked the fact that the receptionist spoke very clear French and allowed me to get back in to the swing of the language again without resorting to English. I wish more people did this, we are in France after all!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Directeur H, Directeur général at Hotel Escale Oceania, responded to this review, November 23, 2012
Dear guests,
We Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay at l'Escale Oceania de Quimper and we are very pleased you had a good experience. As you noticed our hotel has just recently been entirely renovated with a moderm design even for the bathrooms.
We are very grateful for your comments, and please rest assured that we will let the whole team know.
We hope to welcome you again in our hotel or one of the Oceania Hotels.
Best regards
Le Directeur
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 11, 2012

We spent a long and lovely weekend at the Oceania Escale and loved it. I would certainly stay here again and not hesitate to recommend the hotel to friends visiting the area. Not only was the hotel in a great location, it had parking next door (rare in city hotels), was exteremely well appointed, extremely clean and very comfortable. The staff are very friendful and helpful, and unlike other hotels I've stayed in, treat you like a valued guest where nothing is too much trouble.
Breakfast was a delicious self serve buffet with a huge selection on offer and again, friendly staff on hand to help you to the table with your array of breakfast goodies! A credit to the chain, this hotel is a little gem in Quimper's hotel list.
PS Just one thing........would like to see Gordon the Goldfish in a bigger and more exciting home!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Directeur H, Directeur général at Hotel Escale Oceania, responded to this review, November 23, 2012
Dear guests,
We Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay at l'Escale Oceania de Quimper and we are very pleased you had a good experience and loved the hotel as much as the town. We are very grateful for your comments, and please rest assured that we will let the whole team know.
Concerning the goldfish we are looking into getting him a girlfriend and a bigger home.
We hope to welcome you again in our hotel or one of the Oceania Hotels.
Best regards
Le Directeur
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Orange County, CA
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Reviewed November 2, 2012

We spent two nights at the Oceania Escale and loved it! We had originally only booked for one night, but we liked the hotel and the city so much that we stayed a second night. We were on the top floor and the room had a pitched ceiling, which was kind of cool. The room was modern, well-equipped, and the internet worked great. We were able to find free parking on the street and we didn't move the car the whole time we were there because everything is conveniently located within walking distance of Hotel Escale Oceania. The staff were another highlight of our stay - professional, helpful, knowledgeable, and English-speaking. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Quimper.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Directeur H, Directeur général at Hotel Escale Oceania, responded to this review, November 23, 2012
Dear guests,
We Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay at l'Escale Oceania de Quimper and we are very pleased you had a good experience and loved the hotel as much as the town so much that you stayed an extra night.
We are very grateful for your comments, and please rest assured that we will let the whole team know.
We hope to welcome you again in our hotel or one of the Oceania Hotels.
Best regards
Le Directeur
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed October 26, 2012

This place was great. Parking was right next door. The greeting was warm and the lady who served us was very friendly and helpful. The hotel is well appointed, quiet and comfortable and well maintained by the looks. The town is just a short stroll away. We stayed just one night but it was first class. I hope that they change nothing. One of the beter hotels we stayed at in France.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Directeur H, Directeur général at Hotel Escale Oceania, responded to this review, October 29, 2012
Madame, Monsieur,
We Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay at l'Escale Oceania de Quimper and we are very pleased you had a good experience.
We are very grateful for your comments, and please rest assured that we will let the whole team know.
We are looking forward to welcome you the next time in our hotel.
Best regards
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Blewbury, Oxfordshire
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Reviewed September 10, 2012

A good hotel if you get the right price. This is a very recently modernised hotel just off the river and not too far from the old town and cathedral. Modern means well-lit rooms (even clever LED reading lights next to the bed), modern loo with a large shower, free wifi, etc. Receptionists very helpful and friendly. However, our room was quite compact – storage on open shelves, no chair, and the view out the window was onto a blank white concrete wall. Breakfast is a buffet, better than simple continental but not otherwise exceptional, and parking is in the public garage next door. We chose it because they had a weekend deal for 69 euros per night that included breakfast for two and for that price it’s very good value for money. I don’t know who pays the “rack” rate of 145 euros plus 11 euros per person for breakfast – at that price it would be very poor value, but judging by the clientele and the much more reasonable prices offered, for midweek as well, on the Oceania website and other booking websites I wonder how many people actually pay the full rate.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Directeur H, Directeur général at Hotel Escale Oceania, responded to this review, September 13, 2012
Dear guests,
We Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay at l'Escale Oceania de Quimper and we are very pleased you had a good experience. Although the room was a little small for you, if we have the pleasure of you staying with us again, I would invite you to have a look at our Superior rooms or our Junior suite that have more space. Also regarding the prices, they fluctuate depending on dates, occupancy rate, and events going on.
We are very grateful for your comments, and please rest assured that we will let the whole team know.
We hope to welcome you again in our hotel or one of the Oceania Hotels.
Best regards
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 5, 2012

We have stayed at this hotel several times in the past whilst visiting Quimper. It has always been pleasant and good value. When we arrived this year we discovered that the whole hotel had been given a comprehensive refit. It was unrecognisable inside with the rooms fitted to a high spec. Every detail has been carefully considered - superb showers, free in-room wifi, excellent sofa etc. All of this made it an exceptionally enjoyable experience supported by staff who went out of their way to welcome you, and a breakfast much better than other higher charging hotels. We were stunned by how well they've re-invented themselves, and would recommend it unreservedly.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Directeur H, Directeur général at Hotel Escale Oceania, responded to this review, September 13, 2012
Madame, Monsieur,

We Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your stay at l'Escale Oceania de Quimper and we are very pleased you had a good experience.
We are very grateful for your comments, and please rest assured that we will let the whole team know.
We are looking forward to welcome you the next time in our hotel.
Best regards
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Property: Hotel Escale Oceania
Address: 6 rue Theodore le Hars, 29000, Quimper, France
Location: France > Brittany > Finistere > Quimper
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 23 Hotels in Quimper
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Escale Oceania 3*
Number of rooms: 64
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In the heart of Quimper's town centre, very close to the quays along the Odet, let yourself be charmed by a stay at this renovated, quiet and welcoming hotel! ... more   less 
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