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Cottage Hotel
Ranked #7 of 24 Hotels in Calais
Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“found this on our way home”
Reviewed 19 August 2014

nice little hotel clean tidy and only 5 mins from the channel tunnel breakfast was good too
lots of places to eat around the place and some good shops to look at
we only stayed one night but the staff were very nice and pleasant

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2014

This is our first review on having stayed somewhere, we felt it was important to ffedback to fellow travellers!

This was a superb little hotel just 5 minutes away from the Eurotunnel.

We arrived the night before our actual booking with the hotel. So my fiance and I strolled into the hotel on the off chance they might have a spare room. Luckily they did, not only did they hand us the keys straight away, they gave us the same rate as our booking for the following night (52 euro) rather than the 89 euro walk in price. We thought this was very kind and were impressed.

Room has everything you need, bed wardrobe, dresser, kettle, teas, flatscreen telly, decent bathroom and very clean.

The only down side was the wifi - only seemed to work on our devices when we were in the lobby. Not a big enough issue for us to not stay there again.

The staff were polite, efficient, friendly and helpful in recommending places to visit.

Food was good enough, nothing superb but what do you expect when staying in a £40 per night hotel?!

For the price, it was really great. We will stay there again at Christmas. 10 mins from the beach and Calais village, 1 hour from Bruge, 2.5 hours from Paris, and 5 minutes to Cite Europe etc.

Great location, great price!

Nia

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled as a couple
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London
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265 reviews
80 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

this is clearly a hotel catering for people in transit to or from the channel tunnel so don't expect bells and whistles. the wifi worked perfectly. it is all a bit impersonal but the staff are friendly enough. plenty of parking spaces. the hotel is not easy to find, st the very beginning of tunis street, and not in the sat nav map. good enough for 1 night

Stayed August 2014, travelled solo
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MERSEYSIDE
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100 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Easy to find
Paid €66 for twin for one night
room had twin beds, ensuite shower. Also had Kettle and TV, wifi was a bit iffy. Lots of TV channels including English.
Ate in the restaurant, it was nice, could have done with a bit more choice but it was fine.
Did not have breakfast
Staff friendly and helpful
Would stay again

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled with family
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Gutersloh, Germany
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73 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2014

This is a clean but somewhat tired Hotel close to the Ferry and Euro tunnel link to the UK. The staff are very friendly and the bar is a welcome sight after a drive through Germany, Holland and Belgium to get there. The rooms are basic but comfortable and the bathrooms are functional.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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London, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2014

We stayed at the Cottage Hotel for one night following a shopping trip. It is in a very convenient position in Calais between the Auchan Supermarket and Euro tunnel which is why we chose it. The property has a large car park and a restaurant which we booked for our evening meal.
The room although a little small (the bathroom especially) was adequate and nothing to complain about. The hotel on the whole is a little dated but comfortable. The staff generally were very friendly. The restaurant on a Saturday evening was fairly busy with a nice atmosphere. The food was nice. We had one steak and a sole. These were served only with fries. A little over priced and slow service. We would stay here again but only as a brief stopover.

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2014

A simple family run hotel which does everything you would expect.rooms clean but spartan,bathrooms tiny but function
The restaurant tries and sometimes is very good but often feel food a bit prue cooked,but for the price,it is great value
Not for romantics but for sheer pleasure of a comfy bed,clean up and hearty fare,you can't go wrong

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Cottage Hotel

Property: Cottage Hotel
Address: 648 rue de Tunis, 62100, Calais, France
Region: France > Hauts-de-France > Pas-de-Calais > Calais
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 24 Hotels in Calais
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Cottage Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 43
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