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“Better than your average station hotel!”
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Hotel le Progres
Ranked #14 of 33 Hotels in Angers
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 17 June 2013

I always worry a little when the only hotel room I can afford (when I book last minute) is opposite the main station, but this one is great! You are very well placed to see the main sites in Angers (and in this connection I have to say: do not miss out on the 'tapisseries de l'apocalypse' or it's castle setting – spectacular!)

The night porter who checked us in was charming and kind. And the receptionist who checked us out, and also helped in the breakfast kitchen, was 100% service-minded. Great service.

The breakfast was good. A variety of everything one might desire.

And the room is comfortable yet the decor very old. So don't stay here if you're into boutique hotels. But: the place is spotless!!! Don't think I've ever stayed in a place so clean. And every piece of old furniture is well maintained, and that shows such respect, that I immediately warmed to the place.

I'll be back, that's for certain.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 June 2013 via mobile

The hotel is in front of the train station, where you can hire a car. Near city centre and many restaurants. You can go walking everywhere. The people working there is very friendly, smiles and help you.
Breakfast very nice, the best smooth croissant.
The room is good, with a very confortable bed and big bath!
My only complain is the acustic, i can listen people walking the floor above.
Good price, totally recomended

  • Stayed: June 2013
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Thank maggita
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Reviewed 7 July 2012

This hotel was close to everything we needed - railway station, top restaurants, historical sites & bus station. The art deco staircase was beautiful (there was a lift, as well) and the staff, without exception, were welcoming and helpful. Breakfasts were good. We highly recommend the Hotel le Progres and would love to stay here again.

  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 July 2012

We picked this hotel for it's location opposite the main train station in Angers. We were at the end of our trip and the group would disperse by train the following day. In addition the location provided easy walking distance to the historic core of the city.

The facilities are clean and basic but comfortable and good value for money. The free internet was reliable. The hotel staff were friendly and helpful.

In summary, the hotel is well situated and adequate for an overnight stay to make train connections at the start or end of a trip to the Loire. We would a hotel a bit more upscale for an extended stay.

  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled with friends
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Thank FunOnly
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Reviewed 22 March 2012

Small, outdated rooms without adequate outlets. We had rooms facing the train station, but noise was not a problem. Easy to walk to sites and restaurants in the city. Breakfast was €9 and decent. Nothing special here, but as an American trying to adjust to seemingly lower standards for French hotels, you might not find better for your money.

  • Stayed: March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 September 2011

Location opposite train station is quite close to town, a good range of restaurants and was not noisy at all and we had a front facing room.
Wifi was excellent and both the room and bathroom were spacious. The staff are really lovely and helpful

  • Stayed: September 2011
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Reviewed 10 August 2011

Pros: convenient location near train station and city center
WiFi in the rooms, good value, friendly staff
Con: infuriating contraption in bathroom dispensing sparsely soap and shampoo

Stayed: August 2011, travelled as a couple
1  Thank MILOUW
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Additional Information about Hotel le Progres

Address: 26 avenue Denis Papin, 49100, Angers, France
Region: France > Pays de la Loire > Maine et Loire > Angers > Gare
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Angers
#7 Romantic Hotel in Angers
Price Range: £54 - £62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel le Progres 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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