You tell a mile off that this hotel is privately owned, the staff are so attentive, lovely smell of jasmine essential oil in reception the lovely warm welcome to your room. Ours was a ground floor apartment in the beautiful peaceful courtyard where we had a lovely welcome glass of vino and a tour of their wonderful collection of wines in the amazing cellar. Reading books and drinking wine you forget you are very central to this amazing cosmopolitan city. Bikes are an absolute must at £1.20 a day for site seeing, with bike lanes everywhere and the fact it's nice and flat when you are a novice - bonus! Would we stay again, absolutely without doubt.
A fantastic hotel with wonderful, friendly staff and large, comfortable rooms. Additional activities offered (wine tasting) were well organised and entertaining - do take part if you can!
This is a small hotel which has much to offer. It seems like the kind
of hotel French travelers would use and they are very professional. I have
stayed at other hotels in Bordeaux. They were also fine and well located,
but the Hotel Gambetta is my first choice. There is no grand lobby and
a small sitting room can be used by guests near the elevator. Just a pleas-
ant regular place where after a few visits you feel that it is your home place.
It's just a few yards from the opera house and a tramway stop is nearby as well as shopping.
Jim from East Hampton, New York
Housed in a stone building, this hotel is situated in Bordeaux old town, 300 metres from the main shopping street and 400 …More
This hotel is located right in the middle of old Bordeaux, surrounded by restaurants, shopping and major sights. The price was great with Expedia's discount. The breakfast (paid separately) was awesome - fresh orange juice, croissants, yogurt, fromage and charcuterie. Only issue is getting to it, since it is in a pedestrian only zone, which means you need to park a short two blocks away from the hotel. Taxis can take you directly to their front door. Decoration of lobby and rooms was outstanding for the price. We really enjoyed our stay here.
"Good value corporate-type hotel designed for a good night's sleep"
Good value corporate-type hotel. Central location a 7 minute walk from Place Gambetta (many restaurants, shopping, and JetBus airport connection drops/picks up there). Good-sized room was spotless, and had both double + twin beds, apparently standard at Ibis hotels. Gently air-conditioned, blackout curtains, and a second door between bedroom and room door which reduces noise from corridor. TV has BBC World News plus French, Spanish & German channels.
A lovely little family run hotel. Twin room on the first floor which perfectly suited our needs, compact but with everything we required. If you want to spend lots of time in a hotel then this is not the place for you, but as a base where we went out and about from it was brilliant. Personally I don't think the breakfast is worth the €8 but it does set you up nicely for the day. There is a supermarket just round the corner which is perfect for picking up a packed lunch (we could see it out of our window). This is a great hotel if you are seeing Bordeaux on a budget and as long as you aren't expecting frills you won't be disappointed.
Located in the city centre of Bordeaux , close to the city's major attractions, Hotel De France is a small, cosy hotel that …More
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