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Ibis Besancon Centre Ville
Ranked #6 of 32 Hotels in Besancon
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 18 September 2013

Hotel is modern and clean. The bathroom was quite small, but about par for the course for Ibis. Front desk staff very accommodating. I fell one night and banged up a hand and a hip, and the nice young woman gave me a champagne cooler full of ice (I travel with my own zip-lock plastic bags). And she asked after my condition the next morning. Great location for walking about the city. We took a cab to and from the station (traveled by train), among other reasons because the city is rather torn up with the tram work. I am concerned that it will lose some of its quaint atmosphere when the tram makes access easier. (Ain't that always the way?)

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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 13 September 2013

I would stay in this hotel and other Ibis' when touring, but I would bring my own shampoo, other toiletries, wash cloth, and towel. Otherwise it's everything you want: quiet, reasonably comfortable bed, handheld shower, air con, reading lights, parking right behind, walking distance to mail square with bus to Citadel.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank shesails
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

Excellent location for shopping, sightseeing, and entertainment.
Even though the city is undergoing the installation of a new tramway, we were able to make the most of our 4 night stay.
Hotel facilities as good or better than other Ibis that we have stayed in over the last 25 years.
Room dimensions good, bathroom ventilation & aircon good, but a little noisy when switched to high speed. Double glazing and light control blinds very effective.
Car park access a little narrow, but fine when through the archway.
We would recommend this hotel to anyone looking for a central location in a really interesting city.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 27 July 2013

It was a short Stay there on our second Trip to Besancon (Part of a France Journey) and we did felt good in this Hotel. Although we have been there only 2 nights, we say, that it was all very friendly and totally clean there. During our Stay, we went two times there for Breakfast, wich was nice decorated and all fresh. Good Coffee there!!! This Ibis does ahve a very centrally location!

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 23 July 2013

Reasons to stay here. 100m from the main street, lovely friendly staff, comfortable spacious rooms, huge bathroom, secure car parking but the best thing of all was the air conditioning in your room. 30 degrees and humid outside but the best A\C from any hotel I have ever stayed in. Breakfast a little pricey for what was on offer but an overall a place we would stay in again and again. Besancon is a great place to visit. We have never eaten better or of more consistently quality on any short break

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank gandegg
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Reviewed 11 July 2013

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Reviewed 15 June 2013

The hotel is a 15 min downhill walk from the train station on the outter part of center city. A supermarket is 1-2 blocks away as are restaurants and some major attractions. The hotel is small. Staff were extremely friendly. The room was a traditional Ibis experience and was quiet. Great value.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled solo
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Additional Information about Ibis Besancon Centre Ville

Address: 21 rue Gambetta, 25000, Besancon, France
Region: France > Bourgogne-Franche-Comte > Doubs > Besancon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 32 Hotels in Besancon
Price Range: £55 - £73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ibis Besancon Centre Ville 3*
Number of rooms: 49
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Ibis Besancon Centre Ville hotel is located on the bank of the Doubs, in the centre of the historic city. Its guests can explore in a few minutes on foot the riches of Besancon, such as the Citadel, its museums and the Palais Granvelle. It has 49 refurbished and air-conditioned rooms, a meeting room that can be booked ( 20 persons max ), closed indoor pay parking ( entrance 2m30 large) or public parking at 230 meters, restaurants and shops close by, a bar open 24/24 and Wifi wireless Internet access. The railway mouillere station is 500 m from the hotel and the tram 50 meters. ... more   less 
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