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“Unique!”
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La Boulangerie
Ranked #2 of 28 Rouen B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
North Salem, New York
1 review
“Unique!”
Reviewed 3 November 2013

This informal but lovingly run B&B has unique charm and makes you feel like a local resident. A beautiful and delicious breakfast was provided in the shop itself (which really does sell bread and bonbons!). The owner, moreover, is gracious, interesting, and friendly without being overbearing. A joyous visit!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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English first
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2013

1. La Boulangerie is located in a residential neighborhood in a half-timber building. You get a real sense of what it is like to live in Rouen.
2. It is within walking distance of restaurants, cathedrals, wonderful shops and the site where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake.
3. The rooms are comfortable, immaculate and impeccably appointed.
4. Breakfast: Wow! Not only delicious but served in an actual boulangerie.
5. The price is right. (shhhh...)
6. Lastly, and most importantly, Aminata! A more charming person could not possibly exist!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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Melbourne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2013

My wife and I just returned from a one night stay in La Boulangerie in Rouen and I can honestly say it was a major determinant of why we enjoyed the town so much. The accommodation is really unique, decorated by someone with a stylish eye, and the breakfast was delicious! In addition, Aminata is a wonderful host. We have travelled a lot and the hospitality she provided was some of the best I have experienced. We will definitely be back - I can't recommend La Boulangerie highly enough!!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 October 2013

Very lovely and spacious room with wooden beams on all walls and ceilings (Levain room), old style furniture and great attention to detail. And on top of this you get a great wifi connection and an alarm clock on which you can charge your ipod and iphone and play your music! A perfect combination of old and new!
The breakfast was copious and delicious including fresh bread, croissants and pains au chocolat from a local bakery, home-made jams, organic yoghurts, orange juice and a variety of hot drinks (3 types of hot chocolate available!). The breakfast is served in the old bakery where I used to buy sweets as a kid - and you can still buy sweets!!
And let's not forget the very warm welcome from Aminata!
It goes without saying that I will be back and I recommend this lovely B&B to anyone looking for authenticity in this beautiful historical city!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

I stayed here with my family in July and it was absolutely gorgeous, we felt so fortunate to have such a wonderful host in Aminata who looked after us attentively, and produced a delicious charming French breakfast in the morning. Our rooms were clean and the beds were very comfortable and the decor was so lovely. We loved our stay at la boulangerie and would very highly recommend staying here for any traveller looking for a welcoming, cosy and traditional French experience! Thank you so much Aminata!

Room Tip: We stayed in the two to rooms, both lovely!
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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St Andrews, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 October 2013

Aminata was a wonderful hostess, she helped us with parking our car, which is hard to do in Rouen. I would recommend not bringing a car to Rouen, unless you're doing a lot of day trips. We stayed in the family room, although we didn't use the second room because we were only two. It felt like being in a home. The B&B is in a good location, not right in town centre, but not far away. Breakfast was more than ample, we never finished everything we were given. Really unique and affordable.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 September 2013

My wife and I stayed for one night and enjoyed it. We stayed in the top room and it was fine. There is no elevator here and the steps are circular and quite tight. Those with leg issues would have some difficulty. Aminata is very gracious and most helpful. The breakfast was very good. The location is quite central to all that sights in Rouen. All in all, we recommend La Boulangerie.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: La Boulangerie
Address: 59 rue Saint Nicaise, 76000, Rouen, France
Region: France > Normandy > Haute-Normandie > Seine-Maritime > Rouen
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Ranked #2 of 28 B&Bs / Inns in Rouen
Number of rooms: 4

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