Bed really comfy, slept soundly, good value for money for an over night stay when travelling through, good choice for dinner and breakfast and not bad on the price. Location was a bit tricky to find as the address states "route de Royan" but comes up on the sat nav as "rue de Royan" but found it in the end. Gentlemen on reception very welcoming. Waitress in hotel polite but very quiet and seemed quite rushed off her feet, think she could of done with a little help. The space around the bed in the room needs to bigger on one side in the room I stayed in especially when heavily pregnant! But overall, I would rate it as good for the type of stay needed.
Clean room, great shower, very modern. Free tea and coffee in reception (bonus in French hotel), really good breakfast with fresh fruit, good bread and parties, live yoghurts, and bets of all, freshly squeezed orange juice!
Very friendly and accommodating staff, quiet, colourful and quirky rooms. The hotel is in a great position in the centre of the old city close to bars and restaurants... We would definitely stay again!
This hotel is about a 15 minute walk from the historical old centre of Angouleme. Staff are cheerful and friendly and, having spotted my woeful French, happily spoke to me in English! The hotel has a bit of a 70s feel to it, a bit dated but clean enough. My only moan would be that the walls were thin and every door closing / shower running / loo flushing seemed to echo through the corridors.
Mike from Carlisle, England
The L'Epi d'Or Hotel, renovated in 2010, is situated in Angoulême, 50 metres from place Victor Hugo square with its shops and …More
We were expected but had to wait some time for someone to come and open the door for us to book in. We were handed the controls for the fan and TV and sent round with a key and instructions to get into our room. Access was via one door with a code into a corridor then a normal key to open our room. The place is shabby and the no smoking room smelled of cigarette smoke .. A plus for the place was the next door restaurant where we had a very good meal. We would not stay there again
When we arrived we were lucky enough to get one of the three parking spaces right out side the entrance. How ever there being no restaurants nearby we had to drive into the city center for our evening meal. there is a free car park on the other side of the roundabout only 50 yards from the hotel.
The road out side the hotel was very busy 24 hours a day. But the double glazed windows kept out the traffic noise. The rooms were clean and comfortable and staff helpful.
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