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Royal Hotel
Ranked #16 of 93 Hotels in Montpellier
Reviewed 2 May 2013

Stayed here for a rugby match . It was a lovely small comfortable hotel . Location was perfect . There were lots of bars and restaurants nearby . We could do all our sightseeing on foot . Showers were close to dangerous as was the floor afterwards . Needs shower curtain at very least ! Pub on the corner could be a problem if your room overlooks it . Overall I would highly recommend this hotel.

Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
Thank Claire L
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Reviewed 1 May 2013

This an excellent location between the station and Place de la Comedie. A ground level room with easy access to breakfast room.
Two issues - there was no grab rail or seat in the shower, and the shower water overflow which meant the floor in the bathroom got wet and had to be dried to make it safe. Note; it does not have tea / coffee facilities.
The staff were very friendly and helpful.
There is a warning in another review about children at the tram stop who will help you get a ticket. When I had put 2 euros in the machine one child pushed the cancel button and one grabbed the money.

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Liamoog
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Reviewed 19 March 2013

we stayed here one night as it was close to the train station. the rooms are very clean, very well appointed and HUGE...the staff was outstanding anf everything is very close by....we will return to the city and this hotel, it was that good....

  • Stayed: March 2013, travelled with family
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Thank tml1230
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Reviewed 18 March 2013

I have stayed in this part of France before and finding a decent but inexpensive hotel down here seems to be difficult to do. I quite liked The Royal though. I paid about £65 for one night and thought that it was worth that amount. The room itself was certainly acceptable and I liked that there was WiFi (with the password provided in the room), a very nice bathroom and a large flat screen TV. The staff were all very friendly and pleasant and the location (close to the train station and the centre of town) was very good. The only down note I would mention is that the breakfast is probably not worth the cost (about 8 Euros) and the price didn't seem to be clearly pointed out until checkout (I could have asked though!). Not to worry though as there are plenty of places nearby to pick up breakfast for less. Overall though I would recommend this hotel as a quality budget option if staying in Montpellier.

  • Stayed: March 2013
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Reviewed 8 January 2013

This hotel is very well located, just a short walk from the train station. The man who greeted us on our arrival was very friendly and helpful. We had two rooms, a three bed and a double. They were tastefully decorated and very comfortable. The triple room had a hand held shower over the bath which our tall family had difficulty with but the double room had a walk in shower that we shared. We didn't try the breakfast - we bought delicious pastries from the nearby Monoprix bakery instead.
This hotel is also very close to the trams and main pedestrian area of Montpellier. Lots of restaurants and lovely shops nearby.

  • Stayed: January 2013
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Thank kellypippin
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Reviewed 31 December 2012

Overall a simple hotel that is a couple of blocks from the train station and close to the main plaza. The hotel staff was polite and helpful. Our room was a bit dated, but clean. Ask about the bathroom configuration. We didn't do this and ended up with a bathtub, which is a deal breaker for us. The bed was comfortable, but dated bed linens. The hotel sits on a fairly busy street with many young people, traffic and trolleys. It is busy and loud during the day, but calms down at night. There is a restaurant, which we did not try. there are plenty of cafe's and restaurants within walking distance. This is not a quiet and quaint hotel. It is an average hotel that was ok for a couple of nights. Probably wouldn't stay again.

Room Tip: Can be a bit noisy if your room is above the street.
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  • Stayed: December 2012, travelled with friends
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1  Thank euroboundtraveler
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Reviewed 29 December 2012

We found the staff to be very friendly. The room was very old with a musty smell but very clean.
The elevator is tiny, if there is more than one of you with a suitcase you will need to make multiple trips. Breakfast basic but good (not really much fresh fruit though).
Parking not too far away and at a reduced rate for hotel guests.
Shower was difficult, it's a hand held one so washing your hair is hard and it's nearly impossible not to spray water of the floor.
Free wifi. No fridge, no safe.
Good location. Avoid the overpriced and not great food in the nearby square. Ask hotel for recommendations instead.
Room was old but comfortable enough, so was the bed.

  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank SydneyFolk
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Additional Information about Royal Hotel

Address: 8 rue Maguelone, 34000, Montpellier, France
Region: France > Occitanie > Herault > Montpellier
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#14 Business Hotel in Montpellier
Price Range: £63 - £118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 46
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Three stars hotel, right in the historical city center walking area of Montpellier. Next to the train station, Comedie Square, Corum conference center. Ideal to discover the city or for business trip. Tram lines connections at two minutes. Car park parking Comedie. ... more   less 
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