Having stayed in an Etap hotel the night before in Bayeux we were expectant of a similar standard. Well, the hotel was very similar decor and the rooms were slightly bigger, with a bathroom with a bath and shower (room 202), but unfortunately the hotel lacked any form of air-conditioning. Subsequently, we had to leave the bedroom window open all night and as a result we had a restless night with the heat and the noise of the traffic. I guess this doesn't matter when the weather is cooler!
There is limited off and on street parking so I suggest arriving reasonably early to find a space nearby.
With regard to eating in the evening, the girl on reception was rather vague in knowing where to eat. We decided to walk to the beach as she pointed out that there were some restaurants to be found. Forty minutes later we got there but alas only a handful of restaurants to be found!
On returning to the hotel we noticed an advert in the lift for eating at the Ibis Hotel (next door to the Pizzeria where we ate on the sea front!) offering a 15% discount. Too late!!
If you want to save your legs and you don't fancy driving, take the C1 or C2 bus. The bus stop is 100 metres away by the roundabout. The last bus returns about 11pm, so take note!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Perfectly located in the heart of Saint-Malo, the ibis budget is close to the old town, the beaches, the Solidor Tower, the town of Aleth, the Saint-Servan district, the departure pier for the Channel Islands and the Grand Aquarium. The hotel offers 63 fully-renovated rooms with free WIFI and a private bathroom, at a very affordable price. Some of the region's finest tourist attractions are within easy reach, including Mont Saint-Michel and the Emerald Coast. ... more less
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