We reached this hotel by car. The entrance to the parking is in a different location, but easy to find once you know. It is in a seperate "high security" section of a public underground car park.
The woman at reception was extremely friendly and helpful, a clear PLUS.
The hotel is modern (after renovation) and clean. The rooms are clean, modern, for a city centre location of sufficient size. Not large...but good enough. The bathroom could be bigger, but again, it is a city centre location. At least it is clean and everything works.
We had a magnificant view from our rooms, towards the harbour and the church on the hill.
Being a Gold member of Le Club Accor Hotels I received an invitation for all of us for a welcome drink - very good.
To walk from the hotel to the harbour is easy and quick. Actually the entrance to a shopping centre is just next to the hotel entrance.
A real highlight of the hotel is the breakfast. France does not have the reputation of being a heaven for breakfast lovers....but this place is really good! One buffet is only for the hot drinks, various coffee, tea, etc. options...fantastic! A station where eggs are being freshly prepared to your liking by a cook...nice. Also all the other options on the various buffets are of good quality and quantity is not a problem. All over all a real benchmark for other hotels, not only in France!
Internet works for free....only issue the usual "login procedure"....which is annoying.
If I return to Marseille, I would stay in this hotel again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Hotel Mercure Marseille Centre has 199 rooms and is located next to the WTC convention center, just a short walk from the Jardin des Vestiges and 5 mins walk from the Vieux Port (old port). The hotel is 5 mins from St Charles TGV train station and 25 mins from the airport by highway. It has a bar and 11 meeting rooms. The hotel is part of the Bourse shopping center, which has over 100 shops. Paying car park. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Mercure Marseille Centre Hotel Marseille
- Accor Marseille Euro Centre