We arrived late at the hotel following a mechanical problem 9.00pm, my Garmin sat nav was completely confused with the one way system in the City centre. The receptionist was very helpful and pleasant and pointed us in the direction of two resteraunts. It was a pity the hotel did not have bar or resteraunt. The rooms are quite large although the decor a little dated. This was only an overnight stop and served the purpose very well being comfortable and clean.
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!
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
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!
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.
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