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Hotel Espace Cite
Ranked #16 of 39 Hotels in Carcassonne
Reviewed October 7, 2013

By far the best value in Carcassonne and situated just outside the city walls (5 minute walk) with free parking. The staff were very friendly and helpful without being intrusive. Breakfast was adequate but reasonably priced. the only criticism was the size of the rooms and the limited hanging space. Overall would recommend.

  • Stayed: October 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

This place was perfect for what we needed, we spent only one night (unfortunately) in Carcassonne. The proximity to the Cité is key - we walked a couple of blocks and arrived at the gate - perfect for our short stay. The rooms ARE small, as others note, but so is the price for something so close and so clean. The hot water is indeed very hot, you just need to let it run a bit first. Unfortunately, I had thought breakfast was included in the price for some reason (70€) but at check out, I was billed for some taxes and breakfast for two that amounted to some 18€ - if you expect this up front, I'm sure its not a problem. We'd definitely stay here again if we are lucky enough to return to Carcassonne.

  • Stayed: October 2013
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Reviewed October 3, 2013

Stayed here for one night. First, the great news is that is only one block from the Narbonne Gate (main entrance) to La Cite (old town). Moreover, the breakfast room on the second floor has an outdoor terrace with a fantastic view of the walled town! I imagine it would even better at night when the town is lit up. As other reviewers have noted, the rooms are tiny. Once our bags (two large suitcases and two small bags) were on the floor, you have to gingerly step over them, because there is virtually no space to walk - but I knew this from prior reviews - not a reason to go elsewhere, as long as you are prepared for this. Since no one goes to Carcassonne to stay in their rooms and we all know the rooms are small up front, it was not an issue. The breakfast was okay. No hot items, however, other than coffee/tea. They DID have KIWIs. They were delicious. Such a nice treat and not seen elsewhere.

The only bad news is that they insist you leave by 11:30 a.m.! They did allow me to leave my bags in my car and my car in their parking lot. They do have restrooms adjoining the lobby, so the early checkout was not totally inconvenient.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 28, 2013

Wonderful place to stay as so close to the cite and with good parking.The hotel is well-designed and very clean. We had an excellent stay. Other reviewers commented on the small size of the rooms, which I cannot support. We felt the room was a decent size with good accommodation for clothes, bags etc. Would recommend this to anyone going to Carcassone: clean,comfortable, stylish and good value.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 27, 2013

The location was ideal for visiting the old town. Can recommend to anyone stopping overnight and wanting to visit the ancient city. The rooms are small and efficiently laid out, immaculately clean and very convenient.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed September 20, 2013

We selected this property because of prior TA reviews which mentioned cleanliness, proximity to the Old Cite and parking. These indeed were the main positives. The size of the rooms is minute and leads to an uncomfortable stay. Find somewhere else is my advice. When you consider what you get it isn't even great value for money.

Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 19, 2013

Well positioned for the medievil Carcossonne. Small rooms however and cold water in the morning( I was told on leaving that I needed to run the hot tap for ten minutes...they knew of the problem!!)

Restaurant upstairs,rooms downstairs= lots of noise
I would rate it poor if not for the position and low price for the area..2 nights max for me

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Address: 132 rue Trivalle, 11000 Carcassonne, France
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Location: France > Occitanie > Aude > Carcassonne
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #16 of 39 Hotels in Carcassonne
Price Range: $62 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Espace Cite 2*
Number of rooms: 48
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Also Known As:
Espace Cite Hotel Carcassonne
Inter Hotel Espace Cite
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