My wife and I recently toured Brittany and the Loire, departing and arriving at Roscoff. During our 7 day tour, we stayed at Le Challonge Hotel at Dinan, the Mercure Borde de Loire at Saumur and the Best Western Central at Vannes. We have no hesitation in recommending all 3 hotels.
It is hard to add much to the previous good reviews. All the staff very friendly, professional and attentive to our needs. We had a room with a balcony at the front of the hotel, nevertheless there was very little noise. The room was well appointed/maintained and very clean - WiFi a bit slow.
We did not eat in the hotel, but the restaurant was well frequented which would seem to be a good recommend.
The hotel is ideally situated for access to the old streets of Vannes which in turn provide for a pleasant walk down to the quay.
Parking in France can often be a problem and so we found that the underground car park to be quite good value at 9 Euros per day, especially for protecting our car which was groaning under the weight of copious bottles of wine. The French seem to believe that a car bumper is used for literally for locating adjacent cars.
We eat at Brasserie des Halles and Le Sinagot Bar-Brasserie - see reviews.
The aquarium and butterfly farm are a pleasant 20 minute walk along the quay, but it is debatable whether the 18 Euro entry fee is reasonable.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Opened at spring 2007, the BEST WESTERN hotel PLUS Center Vannes is ideally located at the doors Vannes center area.At two steps of the medieval city, from its port and its shops, you will benefit from the comfort and the discrete luxury of our hotel resolutely turned towards modernity.Located at a hundred meters from the convention centre and the theater, not far from the train station or the harbor station to embark in destination of the islands, our hotel in downtown area of Vannes is the ideal place for tourism, relaxation or business.Our hotel in Vannes has 58 rooms with contemporary style, in which the majority are equipped with a balcony or a terrace. Duplex rooms with a refined and cozy style offer space and comfort for your family trips or between friends.All our rooms are equipped with air-conditioning, free wifi access, a flat screen television, a courtesy plate, an electronic lock and a safe. During your stay in Vannes, benefit from our fitness space free of access or from our private and safe underground car park.The restaurant "Cote Patio", with its aromatic garden, an innovating "cuisine" with a regional accent is proposed to you. For your late arrivals, copious snacks can be served at any hour in your room or at the bar.3 Modern and comfortable seminar rooms are at your disposal for meetings and professional events always successful in Southern Brittany.Our hotel is the ideal starting point to go to discover the Gulf of Morbihan, the port of Vannes or to stroll along the ramparts of the old city. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Best Western Vannes
- Vannes Best Western