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Hotel de France

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#7 of 41 Hotels in Caen
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Navi Mumbai, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a small group of Indian Army Veterans and families on a trip to Normandy in end-October and were lucky to have got to stay at Hotel De France. The clean, cosy rooms and the superbly gracious staff made our stay a memorable experience. Starting with the location (just 400 meters from the Caen Station. A real boon for...

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Olivier L, Propriétaire at Hotel de France, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this lovely comment. All the staff joins with me to thank you and we hope to welcome you again

Toulouse, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here a couple of nights, off street parking and very helpful staff. Room was quiet, comfortable, shower room a bit small but everything worked ok. Quiet comfortable nights and very good breakfasts. Close to the tram stop and easy access to all the cycle paths for the town. Very happy with this choice.

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Arvada, Colorado
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Hotel de France as a base camp for visiting the D-Day beaches and Mont St. Michel. It was an easy walk from the train station to this hotel. We arrived early at the hotel and they held our luggage and were very helpful with directions and touring information. Our room was nice, quiet,...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Good for a one, maybe two night stay. It's close to the train station which is great. If you have more than your carry on and one personal item, it might be a bit of a struggle to walk to and from the train. The breakfast is way too expensivr fit what they offer. You're better off getting food elsewhere.

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Walla Walla, Washington
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We had such a nice stay here. Quad rooms are sizeable, especially by European standards, and very quiet. Easy location; 15-20 walk to center, 5 to station. Good WiFi once it got past initial hiccups, powerful shower, generous breakfast, bar to relax in the evening. Small parking lot but they squeezed the cars in and no problem as long as...

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Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2016

A nice small hotel situated a short walk from the station service, and a bit longer walk to the centre of town. A nice new shopping centre opposite the hotel with some cafes just st in case you needed anything. the rooms are ok, although a little on the small side. You could not open the door to the bathroom...

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed two nights.Room was somehow not arranged.After we complained it was arranged but they forgot to change towels.Bathroom is very small.Location is average-not so close to the center although it is a walking distance. The staff,however,is very friendly. In the same price,I would go for a better hotel which is better located.

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Olivier L, Propriétaire at Hotel de France, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave a comment. We take note of all your remarks. We are sorry if your stay was not perfect. We are located in front of a big mercant galery with many restaurants around, the walking distance to go to the castle is 10-15 minutes.

Powell River, Canada
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I chose this hostel for its proximity to the train station. I stopped for a night on the way from Bayeux to Paris and wanted something nearby the train station but still close to restaurants, a grocery market, and within walking distance of Chateau Ducal. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. The staff were kind. The helped...

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Grande Prairie, Canada
Reviewed 3 July 2016

If you are travelling by train to or from Toulouse this is right around the corner. Great for an overnight. This is not a luxury hotel but a good solid 3 star. There is shopping across the street and you can walk to restaurants from here.

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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Nice hotel near the railway station, a shopping centre on the opposite side of the street. Not too long walk to the castle and other sights. Good value for money. Quiet room. The bathroom was small but clean. The air conditioning could have been better.

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Additional Information about Hotel de France

Address: 10 rue de la Gare, 14000 Caen, France
Region: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Calvados > Caen
Price Range: £54 - £82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel de France 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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“Select a room in the ground or lower floors to avoid calisthenics with your luggage up a flight of stairs”
 of 5 bubbles GiridharM, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the side street are away from the trams and traffic”
 of 5 bubbles TravelTrax1, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I do not think in matters much. I think all the rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles BobChandler, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a large room”
 of 5 bubbles mikesL1495NY, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Awesome, place”
 of 5 bubbles harryg723, 5 May 2016 | Read review
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