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Hotel La Residence du Vieux Port
Ranked #4 of 131 Hotels in Marseille
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 23 February 2014

This is a super hotel. It's clean, comfortable, stylish and the bedrooms are large,light and airy with a great view of the old port. The air con works well and is quiet, as are the rooms thanks to the traffic changes in Marseille.
The staff are extremely pleasant and helpful.
We had lunch and dinner in the restaurant and the food was delicious as was the local wine recommended by our waiter.
There was a kettle in the room, a holiday must for us. The toiletries in the bathroom were high quality. The water was piping hot and the shower worked very well.
The WiFi was free and you just logged on without the irritating need to keep re-signing in.
Marseille is a very vibrant city and this hotel is within easy access of all the best bits!
We hope to go back next month for another breath of sea air.

Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 14 February 2014

As l was only staying in Marseilles for the night l decided to treat myself and forked out a bit more than usual for this hotel. I was given a room on the top floor and l felt l was staying in a penthouse. The colour sceme was a little eclectic for my taste (a bit too much bright yellow for me) but my room was huge, my bed was huge, my bath was huge, even my Sony TV was huge (it must have been a 50 inche screen at least). I also had a private balcony with the perfect view of the port below and Notre Dame de la Garde. It was a shame l wasn't staying there for a few more nights to enjoy it all.
The breakfast buffet was fine but nothing amazing, just the usual continental choices, although there was a hot chocolate maker which was novel.
Clean and cheerful, perfect location, perfect view.

Stayed: September 2013, travelled solo
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hrvpm, Directeur général at Hotel La Residence du Vieux Port, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2014

Dear Guest,
Many thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback following your recent stay with us at La Résidence du Vieux Port.
I was so pleased that you enjoyed the location of the hotel and the size of your room, bed, bathroom, and TV , ( If i have to remember a word , it will be "Huge" ) .
I am happy that you found our location so convenient and hope we will be at the forefront of your mind when planning your next trip to Marseilles
My best wishes
Emmanuel Ramoleux

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Reviewed 28 January 2014

We spent two nights in this hotel last october. Nice service. Incredible area in Marseille. Very close to main restaurants and just few steps to bus tour around the city. If you are going for tourism do not hesitate stay here. The room is confortable, clean and has a modern decoration. Excelent bathroom and very good breakfast with lot of preserves, croissant, cereals, fruits, cheeses... I would definetely stay here again!!

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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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hrvpm, Directeur général at Hotel La Residence du Vieux Port, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2014

Dear Guest,
I was really happy that overall you enjoyed your stay at La Résidence.
I was delighted to read that you enjoyed the location, the breakfast and service you received during your stay.
Please do come and stay with us again soon .
Many thanks,
Emmanuel Ramoleux

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Reviewed 7 January 2014

Spent two nights in this hotel overlooking the vieux port. I had booked the "suite ciel", a suite on the top floor with a balcony. The view of the Vieux Port, and Notre Dame de la Garde cathedral is absolutely wonderful. The room itself perhaps did not meet the level of comfort I expected for the price. Overall, I would certainly recommend the hotel, and the restaurant as well, and would go back.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 January 2014

Nice clean hotel, near all of the best things to do in town; shopping, sightseeing, boat trips etc. rooms very small but had amazing shower/bathroom and English TV. Staff very helpful. Great for the price and would def recommend for couples.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 1 January 2014

I stayed at this hotel for two nights with two teenaged granddaughters and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Their reaction when entering our room was, "AWESOME!" The view was absolutely amazing...especially at night! The girls stayed in the main room and I had a separate bedroom with a twin bed. I highly recommend this hotel when traveling to Marceille.

Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
1  Thank MKLCentralTexas
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hrvpm, Directeur général at Hotel La Residence du Vieux Port, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2014

Dear MKL,
First of all , all the team wishes you an Happy new year

Thank you for leaving such lovely feedback following your recent stay with us at La Résidence du Vieux Port . I was so glad to read that you and your granddaughters enjoyed the room and the stay in our hotel and that we ensured you had a great time with us. We all look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
My kindest regards,
Emmanuel Ramoleux

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Reviewed 30 December 2013

Excellent location, just about all rooms are right on the water facing the notre dame on the hill, walking distance to everything worth visiting, including the excellent MUCEM, service was pleasant. Rooms were starting to look tired but good value.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Hotel La Residence du Vieux Port

Address: 18 Quai du Port, 13002 Marseille, France
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Region: France > Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur > Bouches-du-Rhone > Marseille
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Marseille
#2 Family Hotel in Marseille
#3 Romantic Hotel in Marseille
#5 Business Hotel in Marseille
Price Range: £111 - £207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel La Residence du Vieux Port 4*
Number of rooms: 50
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel "La Residence du Vieux Port Marseilles" is on the south bank of the famous Old Port, and offers stunning views of the waterfront whatever the time of year.At the rear you can see the breathtaking Notre-Dame de la Garde cathedral, perched on the top of the hill overlooking the city.Every room in our hotel has been newly renovated with a chic 50s retro feel, blending style and comfort. Most of our rooms have a balcony overlooking the Old Port and the Basilica.... Big flat tv, International channels, mini-bar, spacious bathroom, with L'Occitane en Provence products.And if you are looking for delicious food with high quality service, you need only to step into our adjoining restaurant Le Relais 50.It is the perfect hotel for your stay in Marseille: Ideally, a very good standard and a high quality service that have won our guests. ... more   less 
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