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Top Rouen Historic Hotels

Hotel de Bourgtheroulde, Autograph Collection
5 out of 5
15 Place de la Pucelle, Rouen, Seine-Maritime
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The price is £196 per night from 18 Oct to 19 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (470 reviews)

"We stayed seven nights. We liked the location of the hotel. We took a taxi to Musee des Beaux Arts but most of the places we wished to visit were within walking distance. The hotel is an historic building, which we liked. We chose the hotel because it had an indoor pool and we swam every day. The ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2020

Hotel de Bourgtheroulde, Autograph Collection
Ermitage Bouquet
58 Rue Bouquet, Rouen, Seine-Maritime
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4.3/5Excellent! (128 reviews)
Very quiet and comfortable not too far from downto

"Quiet room, spacious. Staff was very nice especially the gentleman on duty at night, very knowledgeable about the history of the city. Breakfast is excellent with excellent products (local "charcuterie" and cheese). A little far from downtown (1o min walk) but not that bad. Old building well maintained ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Dec 2017

Ermitage Bouquet
Mercure Rouen Centre Cathedrale
4 out of 5
7 rue Croix de Fer, Rue des Arsins - Accès Parking, Rouen, Seine-Maritime
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The price is £91 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (441 reviews)

"Excellent location. Fantastic facilities. Very helpful staff. Hotel was really clean, well prepared for Covid 19. Really good experience."…"

Reviewed on 19 Aug 2020

Mercure Rouen Centre Cathedrale

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Best Western Hotel Litteraire Gustave Flaubert
4 out of 5
33, rue du Vieux Palais, Rouen
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The price is £88 per night from 25 Oct to 26 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (347 reviews)
Stay not long enough!

"My stay was very enjoyable but unfortunetly I had to leave one day early due to the Coronavirus situation and I had too return to the USA earlier then anticipated"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Best Western Hotel Litteraire Gustave Flaubert
Novotel Suites Rouen Normandie
4 out of 5
10 Quai Boisguilbert, Ilot Pasteur, Rouen, Seine-Maritime
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The price is £93 per night from 4 Oct to 5 Oct
4.2/5Excellent! (684 reviews)
Great stay and nice locatio

"Lovely air conditioned suite with underground parking for our fully packed car on the way home from our camping holiday. Waterfront bars and restaurants on the Seine are just a 5 min walk away."…"

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2019

Novotel Suites Rouen Normandie
Hôtel de l'Europe
3 out of 5
87-89 Rue Aux Ours, Rouen, Normandie
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The price is £76 per night from 2 Oct to 3 Oct
4.2/5Very Good! (65 reviews)

"This is a very cozy hotel, with large and comfortable rooms, wonderful breakfast and excellent location."…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar 2020

Hôtel de l'Europe
Gîte de la Rougemare
3 out of 5
9, place de la rougemare, Rouen
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4/5Very Good! (3 reviews)

"Apparemment propre, soigné et bien positionné géographiquement. La Dame qui gère le gîte est aux petits soins. Je recommande ce lieu !"…"

Reviewed on 28 Nov 2018

Gîte de la Rougemare
Hôtel 1er Consul Rouen
2 out of 5
3 rue Jean Lecanuet, Rouen, Seine-Maritime
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The price is £59 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct
3.8/5Good! (242 reviews)

"Good value and well situated. Friendly and helpful reception staff."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

Hôtel 1er Consul Rouen
The Originals Access, Hôtel Notre Dame, Rouen
3 out of 5
4 rue de la Savonnerie, Rouen, Seine-Maritime
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The price is £56 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct
3.7/5Good! (282 reviews)
Good for budget travlers

"This is a small, old hotel 2 short blocks from Cathedral. Area in transition. My room had corner windows on 1st floor...yeah. Daughters room on 5th had been renovated with fresh color. She did not like my old red and dark gray! You get what you pay for. Shower over high side tub. Plenty hot water ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Nov 2019

The Originals Access, Hôtel Notre Dame, Rouen
Hotel Morand
2 out of 5
1 rue Morand, Rouen, Seine-Maritime
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The price is £43 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct
3.5/5Good! (444 reviews)

"Clerk at the front desk was kind and available. Rooms are kot soundproofed,"…"

Reviewed on 29 Jan 2020

Hotel Morand
Comfort Hotel Rouen Alba
2 out of 5
12 Place du Gaillardbois, Rouen, Seine-Maritime
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3.5/5Good! (182 reviews)

"Lovely view of the cathedral, clean room, pleasant staff, good location."…"

Reviewed on 18 Aug 2019

Comfort Hotel Rouen Alba
ibis Styles Rouen Centre Cathedrale
3 out of 5
9 Place De La Republique, Rouen, Seine-Maritime
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The price is £62 per night from 18 Oct to 19 Oct
3.5/5Good! (358 reviews)

"The hotel staff were super helpful and knowledgable. The location was also excellent"…"

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2020

ibis Styles Rouen Centre Cathedrale
Street Art Hotel
4-6 Rue St Etienne Des Tonneli, Rouen, Seine-Maritime
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3.3/5 (134 reviews)
City center Easy on the pocket...

"Location was awesome... Front desk very helpful..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jun 2019

Street Art Hotel
Gîte Beauvoisine
3 out of 5
168 rue Beauvoisine, Rouen
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3/5 (3 reviews)

"Unable to make contact to get in so went elsewhere"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jun 2018

Gîte Beauvoisine
Hôtel des Arcades
2 out of 5
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The price is £45 per night from 2 Oct to 3 Oct
2.8/5 (98 reviews)

"There was no-one there when we got there- I had to call the number- and she came in a few minutes. We left our bags there for a few hours before check in and were told they would be safe in a locked room that was only used for the 7-9 am breakfast. When we returned there were 3 people in the room ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2019

Hôtel des Arcades
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Guide to Rouen Historic Hotels

When you go on a Rouen trip out of town, it is easy to choose a modern hotel, or a chain you are familiar with. You may be used to your room having all the essentials. However, staying in an in a more distinguished hotel can elevate your stay. Staying in a Rouen historic hotel still provides you with a well-appointed room and one with tons of personality. Moreover, it affords you the opportunity to immerse yourself in Rouen's history.

Something Old, Something New

Many of the traditional hotels transport you to a past era as soon as you step into the front door. With classic charm and interesting histories, you'll discover that these properties stand apart from other hotels. Fortunately, you won't have to live fully in the past. While these accommodations are historic, they have up-to-date comforts to help you relax or keep in touch during your trip. You will find rooms furnished with a comfortable bed, lots of character, and just about anything you'll want for a wonderful visit.

After you've explored the historic hotel's grounds, you can visit the famed landmarks and art museums to take in more of the area's culture. Of course, all this time travelling can work up an appetite. Speak with your hotel's concierge to point you to where a few of the best spots to grab a drink or tea in Rouen are. You can also read the reviews section and see the recommendations other travellers to Rouen thought were merit going to.

Your Rouen Hotel Is Ready for You

Rouen has 39 vintage hotels that possess the feel and look of another era. Some of these famous hotels may have been where prominent politicians stayed. You're sure to book an accommodation with all the amenities and the characteristics you desire. Take advantage of the great Rouen deals here at Expedia, and make your visit one to remember with a stay in a one-of-a kind accommodation.

Frequently asked questions

What should a history enthusiast expect from a trip to Rouen?
The rich history of Rouen is well known so be sure to visit the cathedral, especially if you’re a history buff. While you’re here, be sure to check out the shops and museums. You can also discover the art scene during your holiday to this family-friendly area.
What's the best accommodation in Rouen to be near historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Hotel de Bourgtheroulde, Autograph Collection is a top 5-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi. La Maison Sublime is a short walk away. A couple of other options close to historic sites include Ermitage Bouquet and Street Art Hotel.
How many historical hotels are there in Rouen?
In Rouen, you’ll find 235 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 35 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights in Rouen?
Rouen is notable for its a cathedral and landmarks like Tour Jeanne d’Arc, La Maison Sublime and Rue Saint-Romain. Cultural venues include Rouen Opera House, Musee Jeanne D’Arc de Rouen and Musee des Beaux-Arts. Rouen Cathedral is another popular sight to explore.
What is a historic hotel like in Rouen?
When you book a historic hotel, you’ll sleep in a place that has an officially recognised national historic designation. A palace, castle, grand home or even an old police station, pub, lodge or skyscraper can be considered a historic hotel provided that it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are often found in the guestrooms or communal spaces of such hotels in Rouen, giving a real sense of character.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is more common in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and actual building of historic hotels are generally the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value as well as how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Rouen have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you expect to find, but every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities and the normal amenities found in any hotel will be available in a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Rouen, you won’t find yourself staying at a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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