I had a great experience at this hotel. It is in a perfect location, and the staff is very accommodating and willing to give directions or suggestions. I had a great experience here and definitely recommend it
The Sofitel doesn't dissapoint in a luxury hotel. The view of the Port is spectacular and within easy walking distance. Equally, the beach is just a few blocks the other direction. The breakfast buffet is one of the best I've ever seen, and with the view of the port its simply a wonderful experiance. The hotel staff was great for the pool side service; something that could be easily remedied with a little coach. All-in-all, a superb experiance
I splurged for a room with a large terrace overlooking the old port. Top floor. The terrace had no roof. In the middle of the night I would lie in one of the two lounge chairs and gaze up at the moon over the lights of the harbor. Excellent location for a tourist. Small lobby, but who cares. People behind the desk spoke perfect english and were very helpful. I went to a different, higher rated hotel for breakfest to get more variety.
"Hotel in Marseille close to the most attractions"
The hotel is at a reasonable distance to the old port and the corniche.
The rooms are comfortable, clean and quiet.
Restaurant offers are superb.
I can't say anything about the pool since December is not the time to try it..
This hotel is difficult to find but Sat Nav will find it for you. The Hotel has secure parking within a beautiful garden. The rooms have been renovated and very comfortable. If one wishes to go to town there is a bus service (61) to the center and port every 10 minutes and only 50 meters from the Hotel. The only problem is the last bus back is at 8.30pm so we took a taxi which was only 10 Euros.We have stayed twice at this hotel and would stay again. Highly recommended.
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