"Good hotel used as overnight stop on long journey"
The (air conditioned) room was nicely furnished and the air conditioning was controllable (and could be turned off) on a room basis. The room was spotlessly clean, as was the linen.
The restaurant served excellent food at a reasonable price and the buffet breakfast, with cooked food and bottomless coffee cups was value for money.
The hotel was very difficult to find and the grounds were completely weed filled. The cleanliness is surface so don't look in the corners. Our room was the smallest I've ever been in especially the bathroom. You had to back in to use the toilet. The bed was just a foam pad on top of a frame. The bedding was clean and sufficient. The extra pillow was flat and stained. The breakfast was basic even for France and completely picked over an hour before it was done.
Traveller from Manitoba, Canada
Planning a trip to Avignon, the Papal city, and looking for a low cost, quality hotel combining convenient location and …More
We were not sure what to expect but it was a great find. Close ie next to the old city wall huge room lovely pool .we were going to the light show at the palais de papes so decided to eat in the hotel -best steak we had in 3 weeks in France an excellent meal .very good value hotel highly recommend.we have stayed at much more expensive hotels and not been as impressed.we wished we had been staying longer.
amelia from windsor ,uk
The Novotel Avignon Center is a 4-star hotel situated just a short walk from the historic center and close to the Lubéron. It …More
This is a nice hotel run by gracious people with a very convenient location adjacent to the Avignon Central (but not the Avignon TGV!) train station.
There are, however, two issues about which a prospective traveler should be aware.
First, my room (and I think all of the rooms, judging from a floor map I looked at) was very small. Submarine small. I was impressed they were able to get as much stuff into a room that size.
Second, the hotel is located RIGHT NEXT TO the railroad tracks. It reminded me a bit of where Elwood Blues lived in the movie "The Blues Brothers." There were trains going by within 20 feet of my room. That said, there weren't many trains at night and I didn't find it to be that intrusive. But this hotel "feature" may be a bit startling if one is not prepared for it.
Edward from Los Angeles, CA
Housed in a beautiful 18th century building, Avignon Hotel Monclar is an enchanting accommodation situated in the city …More
The hotel has excellent location and facilities. When we arrived, however, they had no rooms for us in spite of our confirmed reservation via Expedia. The staff found a room for the first night at another nearby hotel. They moved us to the Cloitre on the next day. They promised us various upgrades and amenities to make up the inconvenience. After some miscommunication, eventually they honored their promises. While our stay started out poorly, I believe they worked very hard to remedy the situation. They did not stop until we were satisfied. As a result, I can post a very positive review.
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