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The friendly, helpful staff, the excellent situation and the good food and servioce.
Location and good, clean, spacious room. The plumbing was strange. We never managed to get hot water, which the staff did not investigate. There was no shower curtain, making it very difficult to ue shower, without getting the bathroom very wet.
The hotel is beautiful situatet. the service perfect. and of course it is fantastic to be at the beaches, where the D-day was effected I have none
Well located. Good menu, well presented dishes. Wines charged at silly prices.
Excellent location - perfect for D day landings. We watched the sunset over Mulberry Harbour - just beautiful. no air con and some very noisy neighbours - but that isnt the hotel's fault
Friendly, clean, excellent location. No complaints, loved it.
This hotel is always a good choice. The restaurant is an excellent choice when staying in here.
used as a base for visiting the D Day landing sites and museums
Friendly staff, excellent restaurant, great beach location, clean rooms.
Reasonable priced hotel well located with good restaurant Rooms need some refurbishment. Selection of menue could be wider catering for fussy teenagers older children restaurant quite expensive. Breakfast not good value restaurant staff not that freindly
Price and location No
It was a nice environment to relax at, after a day of visiting the Normandy beaches. Small room for its price
Clean with good breakfast Room a little small but comfortable. The hotel was far out of Arromanches.
Excellent friendly service. Rooms spotless and cleaned and tidied daily. Lovely surroundings. Plenty of space. Good breakfasts. Peaceful and tranquil. None
Hotel owner was helpful and welcoming, providing useful information about what was going on in the area and where to visit. Good value for money: simple and non-fussy accomodation but clean and comfortable.
Location for visiting the D Day beaches and Bayeux was excellent. Restaurants 3 miles away many choices. Owners were very pleasant and helpful with information about the sites nearby No
Staff were very helpful, there was plenty of parking space, the room was clean and comfortable.WiFi was available. There was no restaurant facilities only snacks were available and it is 2.5 km to Arromanches.
Quiet country location and very central to all the sights and sounds of the area. The owners were very accomodating to all our requests. Highly recommend
very good food; great location for the normandy beaches and the cemetery; and the roses were lovely
Staff were quite pleasant and helpful but the overall experience was negative Very cramped room, poor bed,old fashioned sheets and blankets.
Loved the spaciousness and attention to detail of the rooms. I am now a big fan of towel warmers! The rooms were well appointed with modern touches/conveniences. It was a little awkward driving into town after dark without anyone there to greet us (front lobby/door was locked). But after a brief phone call, the proprietor was there with a couple of minutes.
We loved the romance of the whole hotel, it didn't feel like a hotel. The staff were delightful, there was a little dog there (not sure if he belonged to the owners or another guest) but I miss our dog in Australia, so I appreciated being able to rub his belly. We were here for our honeymoon and had hired a car to see the Tapestry and the landing beaches. Also loads of restaurants and cafes in the town. The Swans and the Ducks swimming in the pond and under the little bridge were devine. The bath tub was deep - there is a shower head, but better off just soaking in the tub. Very clean, and nice facilities. We also booked during off season and got a great deal! After booking I found it was the 'top pick' in my Loney Planet guide to France We did comment to each other that we were pleased to have hired a car to make it easy to pop out for dinner, so would suggest others did the same or investigated alternative transport prior to booking
very hard to find,they need to illuminate their signs at night since they are off on a small side road
THe location is amazing! 2 mins from centre of Bayeux and perfect spot to explore the D Day landings. THe deal we got from booking.com was almost half then if you went direct with hotel. The seetiing is divine - very countryfied with a lake and swans and ducs and enclosed with tress and manicured lawns. We really enjoyed our stay here. The nest bit was sitting next to the large firplace on sofa drinking delicious red wine!
It was very enjoyable
The building and grounds. Not too many guests. No resaurant, so we could not find a good excuse to enjoy the building for the evening. The interior of the room was not so good. More like a B&B in the Yorkshire with a tiny television in a huge room and a 30 year old fridge that rattled and splurted all night until I unplugged it.
We used the room as a base for travelling. It was clean, plenty of hot water and in pretty surroundings. Also it was a lot nearer to the old town and restaurants than anticipated. The breakfast was over priced - cheaper to go into town and eat. The room was basic but ok to use as a base. Over-priced for what it was.
Nice and clean room. The nature around the hotel is beautiful with swans in the lake in front of it. Big bathroom. The room was very cold during the night. Not walking distance to Bayeux
The surroundings and buildings are beautiful. The staff was nice and the rooms were clean. We stayed in a family room in the converted carriage house or riding stables. The room was two levels which was unique and we felt like we were in a townhouse vs. a hotel room. We would stay here again. We coudln't get the free wifi to work, even after talking to the staff and getting the correct password. The room we stayed in had two levels, lots of stairs and the bathroom set up was awkward. Downstairs is a toilet and sink. Upstairs a shower and two sinks, but no toilet. It wasn't such a big problem that it would stop us from staying here again.
the setting we had 3 in a room which was a bit cramped and the extra bed was set up incorrectly and very uncomfortable, extra towels for the 3rd person were not supplied.
A delightful and peaceful setting with friendly and helpful staff. You feel like you are deep in the countryside but are in fact in walking distance of all Bayeux's attractions and facilities. The spaceous and modern accommodation for a family of 4 was exactly what we wanted. Parking right outside our room. Breakfast seemed a little expensive. The WiFi was free but a very weak signal, at least in the Annex where we were.
Ina good location with ample parking.The hotel was clean but furnishings were rather dated.Breakfast good A quaint hotel. Basic but adequate.
The position of the hotel, friendly staff and easy parking
Quiet surroundings Inconsistent heating in room.
Location Room was small for three people, spiders in the room. Breakfest was poor.
breakfast was good dirty rooms 2 guests in different rooms were bitten badly by bed bugs
Money was demanded on arrival the room was uncomfortable and smelly ants, food, room
the staff was very helpfull the manager himself (owner?) was very nerveus, for exemple: when someone had finished breakfast, he jumped to the table to clean it as quickly as possible. The atmosphere would be better if he would act more relaxed.
comfortable and quiet. Sea view
A nice hotel located just outside the centre of Arromanche, ideal for groups and in a great spot for those visiting the Normandy beaches.
The room was lovely and the restaurant was amazing. The location was a bit off the beaten path.
Best food ever! None
Externally the hotel is like a factory unit but inside it's an oasis of charm and refinement. The hotel has a famous restaurant which, alas, is closed on Sunday nights.
Very pleasant, relaxing 3 night stay. Very quiet, as our room was located at the back of the hotel, away from the main road. (There were not may other guests staying while we were there.) The location is good if you have a car, both for the city centre and other places of interest close to Caen. Very comfortable clean room, lovely bathroom, excellent shower. Friendly, helpful staff. Breakfast was more than adequate and beautifully presented although limited in variety and probably not worth 15 euros - ours was included in the price. We had lunch in the restaurant on one day and it was a indeed a memorable experience! Definitely worth the money. After the second night,soap and toiletries which we had been using were replaced with new ones, which I thought was very wasteful!
Courtesy of staff, comfort of facility, and value of money. The design of the rooms is outstanding. Hotel is one of the best I visited recently The choise available at breakfast.
Superb restaurant. The bedroom was very stylish and comfortable. Good car-parking and with easy access to the ports Needed flannels (face-cloths). Coffee making facilities in the room would have been helpful. These were minor imperfections
The bedrooms were well designed and the beds were very comfortable....The restaurant was amazing for dinner with high class french cooking
The courteus and cooperative attitude staff, quality of the restaurant, good service, parking Slow, almost unusable WiFi internet in the rooms
Staff were extremely pleasant and helpful. Room was very elegant, modern and tastefully furnished. Breakfast selection was great and perfect for our needs. Superb restaurant. Only one English TV channel, BBC World News. No sports channels or Sky News.
Very spacious, well located. Perfectly fine for an inexpensive place to sleep. Very friendly staff Very, very cheap feeling furniture. (The cabinet panel covering the dishwasher fell on my ankle when I tried to open it.) I'm also not a fan of bathrooms with no shower enclosure.
Location was convenient, in that it was close to the train and bus stations, but the surrounding area was a bit dull (10-15 minute walk to restaurants and old town)
The innkeeper made us feel very welcomed and comfortable. The room was quiet and cozy. Parking was very near. It was a easy walk to the town center and to the beach. A nice restaurant was in the inn with very good food. Maybe a telephone and a TV would be nice. However I didn't miss either.
Hotel proprietor very friendly.
Sweet little hotel. Staff/owner very friendly and helpful, though do not speak a lot of English, we were able to communicate. Nice continental breakfast included with room. Room very nice, more room than we expected to have
The rooms were quite basic although clean. We ate in the restaurant in the evening - the food was excellent. I think the rooms could do with some decorating and modernisation.
We were met by Christian and taken to our room. Excellent hospitality. None.
The owners are delightful. The staff is very friendly. The food is great! The crepe with orange sauce is the best dessert I had in France. Our newly renovated room was spare but the beds were very comfortable. There extra blankets but we didn't need them. The room was warm enough, The bathroom had a separate heater.
excelent service lovely owners nice food great location should remove the plastic mattress protecters not very nice to sleep on
Proximity to the sea. Possibility to return easily at any hour. No
It was convient to all the locations that I wanted to see. The staff was friendly and helpful.
A lovely small hotel in the centre of town with pleasant & welcoming hosts & incorporating a very nice restaurant
Warm, clean room with good size bathroom. Easy walk to the city and easy to find. Tea and coffee making in the room. Lovely view from the room to the cathedral.
Price Clean Room size...very small
the room was very clean and large. It was nice to have hot tea & instant coffee in the room. The staff were very accomodating and helpful. We were given only 1 bath towel (for 2 people!), but of course, did not realize this until the next morning.
Good location and really helpful staff. Breakfast really good. Showers great. Staff arranged for rooms at front of Hotel for security of our motorcycles, although the area is secure. Area is really quiet, so a good nights rest guaranteed. Short walk in to town, where there are many restaurants, although some are very busy, so don't leave it too late.Ten minute walk to the Battle of Normandy museum, and British cemetery, these are a must see. Bayeux is a pretty town with lots to see, and is central if you are visiting the D-Day sites, as we were.
The hotel was very clean; the rooms are small, but have everything you need. Sheets are crisp, bed is very comfortable. The front desk people were great - gave us good directions to the tourist sites, and spoke excellent English. This is not a fancy hotel, but if you are looking for a clean place to sleep, easy walking distance to Bayeux, at an excellent price, you can't go wrong.
The rooms were clean and very functional and also surprisingly soundproofed considering they are in blocks. Booking in was fast and efficient. We were very disappointed with the main courses of our dinner and also with the service the staff gave. It felt as though we were in a fast-food restaurant being rushed through everything, not a very common experience in France. The food we felt was not at its best (probably microwaved fast freeze products).
friendly staff the food!
Very close to all venues at Bayeux No need to drive
Reasonably priced and close to the center of town The walls are very thin so you can hear everything next door
The convenience to the Normandy Day Landing Sites and the easy access to Normandy in general
Car Parking was convenient and so was the postion of the hotel. The restuarant was expensive and poor quality by comparison
Hotel easy to find clean and tidy rooms staff very helpful No real bad points
Welcoming environment in the hotel. Comfortable lobby, nice and friendly service.
Proximity to centre of town terrific. Underground car park very convenient. Easy access to restaurants, shopping and Chateau.
The location was good, and on Sunday morning there was a market outside.
Very noisy outside late into the night. Duvet too heavy and therefore too hot
Room (327) facing courtyard-very quiet despite city centre location.Excellent bed & opaque curtains-slept well. The air-conditioning was turned off.No fridge in room.Hot food not replenished at breakfast.
location,room,breakfast,room service and staff excelent
Happy that the reception staff spoke English and were helpful in booking taxis and advising re local information. I did not like the fact that I was unable to get any food before 7 p.m. in the hotel or in fact in the town. I had been travelling all day and there was nowhere to eat anything. Even the hotel's room service was not available in the afternoon - not until 7 p.m.
friendly staff easy parking cost
Very friendly and helpful hotel staff. Excellent location very close to old city centre, shops and restaurants. Wonderful buffet breakfast. The 'standard' room was a bit on the small side, but ok. We had enough room for the 2 of us.
The service overall was predominantly very good, especially at the restaurant. On arrival we came down for a drink after check in, we were kept waiting about 20 minutes before we were able to get a drink, I had to ask her her 3 or 4 times during that period,This was the only blip, the service thereafter was very good from the reception desk.
Superb food and service
was wonderful and friendly. Diner was outstanding! too much rain...but I guess you cannot control
Outstanding food, excellent staff, wonderful atmosphere, good location. I first stayed here about 15 years ago and the level of service and quality of the food has been maintained with the same level of excellence and care - an outstanding tribute to the dedication and care of the management and staff at Le Dauphin.
Excellent location for town of Caen. Good for shopping. Parking a problem. Breakfast not good value for money. Nice hotel overall but for a 4 star rating needs a bit more. Bathroom very sparc with accessories, hair dryer very poor wall mounted. Bar expensive for drinks.
Hotel is clean, quiet and has very helpful staff
A high standard hotel in an excellent city centre location. Good parking.
Quiet, parking possibility, very good situation
Reception good. Dinner poor, due to cold food and lack of condiments. Car parking good.
the town mattresses were lumpy. carpets were mangy.
Comfortable bed mattress. Good restaurant. In room kettle & mini fridge (for fresh milk). Would have used pool, if not a cold wet June. Duvet too thick for summer - even with A/C, not enough oblong pillows. Square pillows are uncomfortable.
Hotel grounds and Location were Fantastic. Standard of Bathroom varied between rooms
Friendly staff, choice of food
Frieindliness and courtesy of staff.
nice clean room ,comfortable bed, staff helpfull ,sky news bar was a bit of a joke
Convenient location with free parking, comfortable bed (important), good restaurant No clock in the room
good clean and comfortable with good access to local historic interests.Helpful friendly staff. Free parking which is always a bonus and good value for money. What I have come to expect from Novotel and accor in general.
The helpfulness of the hotel staff. My husband is in a wheelchair most ot the time and they could not have done more to assist us. We were disappointed by the quality of the food. The menu was rather restricted and was unchanged during our visit. One does expect more by way of excellence when it comes to food in France!
The woman running the hotel was very lovely, but spoke NO english, which made it a bit difficult, but with hand gestures and a lot of nods she made us dinner reservations at a great restaurant. It was very convienient to where we were going. The continental breakfast was fantastic and although it typically starts at 8am, she had it ready for us at 7:30 because we had an early departure; very much appreciated! Our bathtub/shower did not have a shower curtain?!
The location was perfect! The building and rooms were full of character, but also comfortable and had modern amenities. Breakfast was delicious. Frederic was a gracious host. Honfleur was a beautiful! Nothing
Perfectly placed, near the town centre, but also in a quiet location with no disturbance at all during the night. The owners are fantastic and go out of their way to make you feel welcome at all times. Their suggestion for a resturant to enjoy dinner was outstanding and less than a 5 min walk from the hotel. I would recommend this hotel to anyone, and would return again myself if the opportunity arose. Also, car parking was the most secure arrangement I have ever encountered, 100% safe.
Hotel staff were very helpful.
very friendly staff, spacous, great view
Location was outstanding. Easy walking distance to many great restaurants and beautiful sites. Cerainly extremely appreciative of the D-Day Sacrifices and the hotel staff was incredible. My rooms Shower stall was a little tight for me. I am 6' 2" - 210
Loved the location near the D-day beaches; very comfortable beds Hard pillows gave me a headache.
We arrived a day early and we were able to stay for that night as well in the same room. Very friendly staff and good value for money. Room was huge - reminded me some what of a school dormitory! Bathroom had a strange odour.
The location was central to the attractions of Bayeux -- the Cathedral, the Bayeux Tapestry, the restaurants. Our family room, #1, was adjacent to the lobby and very noisy as guests came and went.
Very quaint and comfortable. Good location to city sights but not so close as to be busy
We visited the Normandy beaches and stayed at Le Bayeux two nights. The staff was very accommodating and the breakfast was wonderful. I would highly recommend people visiting this beautiful town and region, staying at the Le Bayeux.