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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
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
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
It was very enjoyable
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.
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 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!
The courteus and cooperative attitude staff, quality of the restaurant, good service, parking Slow, almost unusable WiFi internet in the rooms
The room was lovely and the restaurant was amazing. The location was a bit off the beaten path.
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
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.
Best food ever! None
Very good staff, nice restaurant, nice pool, had bikes for loan. Room was very, very small. Price was expensive for the quality of accommodation.
The location was good, the food was well presented and our room was clean and tidy, the facilities were also good thought the price was a little on the high side
This is a very peaceful, quiet country inn, with gardens of very exotic plant life. A visitor should bring a botanical guide to fully appreciate the gardens.
Godd overall quality of hotel and facilities and very good value and high quality restaurant offering . Overpriced for what it offers in terms of 1) Room allocated was not part of main house - - this should be disclosed on booking 2) Location 3) Bar prices are at London/New York 5 Star Levels .
Facilities, service, location, garden Long and expensive dinner
A real pleasure. Excellent discovery
Everthing is doen to ensure you have the best stay possible
The staff were polite and made our stay enjoyable. The setting is rural and peaceful. Need to have bicycles for children rather than adults.
Very nice location, good quality room, nice ambience. Price of the room is at the high end, price of the food/drinks is over the top.
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)
Very quaint and comfortable. Good location to city sights but not so close as to be busy
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.
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.
Hotel staff were very helpful.
very friendly staff, spacous, great view
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.
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.
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?!
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.
friendly staff the food!
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.
Reasonably priced and close to the center of town The walls are very thin so you can hear everything next door
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.
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.
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 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).
Very close to all venues at Bayeux No need to drive
The convenience to the Normandy Day Landing Sites and the easy access to Normandy in general
Price Clean Room size...very small
Frieindliness and courtesy of staff.
Reception good. Dinner poor, due to cold food and lack of condiments. Car parking good.
Friendly staff, choice of food
the town mattresses were lumpy. carpets were mangy.
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!
Hotel grounds and Location were Fantastic. Standard of Bathroom varied between rooms
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.
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.
Convenient location with free parking, comfortable bed (important), good restaurant No clock in the room
nice clean room ,comfortable bed, staff helpfull ,sky news bar was a bit of a joke
The Hotel is based directly on the Golf. The Photos doesnt fit to the real rooms, they are more simple.
A nice location and good facility, access to swimming pool and free parking and internet..
The welcome and advice from the on arrival was excellent. The room though small was very comfortable. I could not access the internet in the lounge. The Receptionist was far from helpful - she did not want to know. This despit the fact that I needed to connect to confirm ferry times.
spacious grounds we were placed in two separate buildings even though we have younger children.
Excellent restaurant and breakfast facilities, attentive and helpful staff
Great localization, good restaurant, nice golf course. The hotel must urgently provide ramps to reach the rooms...was very hard climb the steps with our heavy luggages.
The staff was friendly and the hotel was comfortable. The rooms were a bit too small.
The hotel was modern and welll equipped, the bedding was comfortable and in general the room and facilities were very clean, tidy and quiet. As an American I found the room to be a bit small, especially the bathroom - where the unfortunate placement of a heater made it impossible to sit comfortably on the toilet - but by the standards of the other rooms we had in other hotels on the trip it was reasonably sized. The staff spoke English well, check-in/check-out went quickly and without delay. The restaurant was pleasant, the staff attentive and smooth, the food excellent and the wine superb. As a novice 'overseas' driver I appreciated the excellent signage to the hotel - once we entered Port-en-Bessin the signs led us straight to the hotel. Be aware that the hotel does not have a elevator. If this is an issue make sure to note that you will need a room on the ground floor. My wife requested an iron several times but it never appeared.
Service was great, and access to parking was very good The room was very outdated and worn - smelled stale. For the price (over 100 Euro/night) I expected better.
Ease of check in, excellent breakfast selections.
The hotel was in the perfect central location for exploring D-Day sites and easy to find right off the motorway. You have to drive a couple miles into Bayeux to get to restaurants, but not a big issue. The value for money is fantastic. I thought it was great that there is a bed for children at no extra cost, and my kid loved the bunk bed setup. The rooms are very clean, modern, quiet, and the staff are friendly and speak very good English. The only thing I could find that I didn't like was that the mattress was a bit firm for my taste, but that's just a personal preference.
Cleanliness of hotel was fantastic. Very comfortable with good service. Would definately use ETap in future. No dislikes.
as above went with my son
The beds and cleanliness of the hotel were fantastic! And the fact that the rooms was soundproofed made a huge difference to my night's sleep. Wifi in the room was also great. Really convenient if youre looking for a quality hotel for an overnight stop on a roadtrip. Their breakfast wasn't amazing but still, if you're in a hurry to get back on the road, was decent to keep you full for most of the day.
Etap is basic 'motel' accomodation. Staff at Bayeux were friendly and helpful at all times. room is sparce but functional. Comfortable bedding, daily clean towels, and very clean. Breakfast if taken is basic continental fare, but no real limit to quantity available. Hotel seems constantly busy with travellers but quiete at night and in a quiete location, but easily found near a major trunk road junction. 10 min. drive from Bayeux, a little too far to walk. One criticism, only relevant if needing to order food in daytime or evening. The 'menu' is a heat and serve type, very limited and sad to say, not of a particularly good standard. Manageable if no other options, but the most basic cafe or bar would be a better choice.
I found the hotel to be excellent value for money. Totally functional and spotlessly clean. I thought the use of space was fantastic and it had all mod cons. I think this type of hotel would go very well in England and it should be the way forward in buget design hotels.
The fact that it was between both Arromanches beach, Hill 112 and war cemeteries which we wanted to visit. Staff very helpful and friendly and also helped us find a vet before we arrived so that we could get the dogs wormed and ticked before our return ferry crossing. hotel cleanliness immaculate and still allowed dogs to stay in our room. No problems allowing us to change to a ground floor room which suited the dogs better so that they didn't need to use the lift. the quality of the evening food very basic and crepes very bland but service and cleanliness good.
Staff very friendly, good breakfast, very clean, easy to find from main road.
Cost and handy location
The staff were welcoming,professional,very friendly. Rooms clean and comfortable. Breakfast was good. Microwave food offered outside breakfast was not good.
Proximity to centre of town terrific. Underground car park very convenient. Easy access to restaurants, shopping and Chateau.
Hotel easy to find clean and tidy rooms staff very helpful No real bad points
friendly staff easy parking cost
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.
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.
Very noisy outside late into the night. Duvet too heavy and therefore too hot
The location was good, and on Sunday morning there was a market outside.
Welcoming environment in the hotel. Comfortable lobby, nice and friendly service.
location,room,breakfast,room service and staff excelent
Car Parking was convenient and so was the postion of the hotel. The restuarant was expensive and poor quality by comparison
We were welcomed by a happy smiling receptionist who could speak very good english, but was polite enough to put up with my poor french until I came unstuck and she intervened in the nick of time. The hotel had a modern feel with modern decoration which one would not find out of place in a 4 star hotel. The rooms were spacious and clean, again tastefuly decorated and the bathroom shower had a quirky ships cabin design. The breakfast buffet was very good value for money, and the staff in the dining room were polite and friendly. If I were to visit Normandie in the future I would have no qualms about staying in this hotel and would thoroughly recommend this hotel to anyone. There was no coffee or tea making facilities, and it would have been nice to have had a sauna or steam room.
Lovely, interesting position right on the fishing harbour and a short walk into the village with plenty of eating places in season though a bit limited out of season. Very clean and modern. Good parking, easy to find. Friendly staff. Air conditioning too noisy, kept me awake at night. We didn't appreciate being woken up at 03.00 am for a false fire alarm, (due we were led to believe to the smoke caused by a member of the night staff burning his supper) and being requested to present ourselves down in the foyer un- nessessarily.
We liked the area close to the D-day beaches which we went to see. We were surprised to find there was no restaurant in the hotel.
Location was great. Facility in apparently new and in very good condition. Rooms are spartan, but met our needs. Breakfast was very good. Staff was excellent upon arrival and at departure.
Location close to D-Day memorials, restaurants. The weather.
freindly staff,all staff spoke good English .Parking was good& a nice Breakfast The only negative was no evening meals at the hotel.but plenty of restraunts near by.
Very nice property and staff Nothing
room layout was spacious. No
Outstanding hotel with exceptional service. Our room was beautifully furnished and overlooked the cathedral and a nice park/river. Centrally located within Bayeux, and an easy walk to shops, restaurants, and the Bayeux tapestry. The owner.
Elegant and conveniently located. Professional staff. Room very luxurious with lovely view. No
This very charming, well appointed hotel included not only helpful, knowledgeable, and friendly staff but also a workout room, secure fre parking on site, a spacious comfortable twin room with large bathroom providing plenty of counter space. Comfortable It was a little difficult to find even though it was I a superb village location. Watch for signs for the Hotel Churchill. Villa Lara is right next door.
The friendly, helpful staff, the excellent situation and the good food and servioce.
Friendly, clean, excellent location. No complaints, loved it.
Friendly staff, excellent restaurant, great beach location, clean rooms.
Well located. Good menu, well presented dishes. Wines charged at silly prices.
used as a base for visiting the D Day landing sites and museums
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
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
This hotel is always a good choice. The restaurant is an excellent choice when staying in here.
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.
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
I loved that it had a kitchenette. The rooms were very clean. The hotel was close to everything without being downtown. The only thing I did not like was the bed. It was suppose to be a double bed but it was actually a bed under a bed.
convenience of a kitchen for small meals no laundry facility
Very comfortable and quiet no electric kettle or tea cups only problem
The ability to cook in if I so desired. The room was clean and relatively spacious, the bed comfortable, the shower superb. The hotel was too far removed from center city, and wanted to charge me 10 euros simply to give me access to the phone line.
Free parking, large clean room, and comfortable bed.
The price, the location, the kitchen facilities No housekeeping during the stay
Location - finding it was easy and close to bus, tram & shopping. Parking - enough on site. Friendly hotelier with good English. VERY clean! Not spacious, but comfortable. No English TV channels - some English news channels like Sky, CNN or BBC would have been nice. Tiny espresso cups, can't have a 'normal' cup of coffee.
The price of the room The room layout
The hotel was fine;however, the staff only worked until 1900 and I arrived late the night of check-in ... but the staff left keys to the room out for me. Not daily room cleaning service.... no fresh towels the second day.... no toilet paper, shampoo, etc....
The appartment was very clean although furniture outdated. Concept was good Short checking-in hours - 2 hours on a weekend!
Sophie at reception was welcoming and personable. During our stay, the bar was unavailable due to private parties. This was disappointing as the bar with its large fireplace and frames photos of past celebrities lends this public area considerable charm and ambiance. Also, the breakfast buffet was really just a continenetal breakfast. The egg boiler did not work. The menu in general needs updating.
Beautiful building in a pleasant courtyard setting. The location is excellent for visiting the town with on site parking. Good buffet breakfast. The hotel is faded and desperately requires modernisation. A single, discoloured, plastic, plant in each window box defines the standard. The display of celebrities, who have stayed in the past, demonstrates the fall from grace.
The evening meal was very expensive and although it was O.k it did not warrant the price No lift this should be pointed out at time of booking, for the elderly it is impossible to get to rooms on the third floor
Great hotel with a sense of history. Great service, great location, very clean rooms, great service.
Dining room very good No lift and limited baggage assistance
The staff was wonderful. Friendly and helpful. The room was a good size, cleans and tastefully decorated. The bathroom was also a good size.
The staff were friendly and helpful and the hotel is ideally located for exploring central Normandie by car, and the town of Bayeux on foot. Hotel is tired and not quite up to scratch for the price. "free wi-fi internet", but only in small area by reception desk, does not reach bedrooms. tv is billed as having 15 channels, but only 4 in my room. Very limited supply of hot water. Not enough for a shower. As long as you're used to the quirks of small French hotels it's ok. Not sure what North Americans visiting for the first time would think.
The hotel represented absolutely superb value for money - The staff were pleasant, the rooms were immaculately clean with mini-bars, LCD TVs and the most comfortable bed I've found in a hotel in a long time (and I travel all over the world on business). The bathroom decor was a little dated but more than compensated for by the cleanliness and the quality of the shower. The bar which was bedecked with signed photos of everyone from Prince Charles, Eisenhower, Montgomery and Stirling Moss to Tom Hanks, Lauren Bacall, John Wayne and Spencer Tracey who all stayed at the hotel was excellent and the restaurant was also very, very nice with extremely good, attentive service, akin to a quality London or Parisien restaurant. I cannot fault the hotel at all.
We enjoyed the wonderful experience of the hotel and great food....So close to the battle fields.....
location, history of the hotel for the price, a breakfast should be included. nice bar area but no one at the bar to serve you.
Staff was friendly and accomodating, and the room was clean. Restaurant on site and easy to walk around town without having an auto. The rooms and beds are small.
Facilities, staff and breakfast buffet all excellent. Initial approach to hotel by vehicle was ackward as it required us to drive down a bus/taxi only lane but once we figured that out, everything else was ease. On-site parking is available in a secure underground garage but it is limited so book ahead.
very comfortable and the duty manager was extremely polite and very helpful very difficult to find even for residents who very kindly offered to escort us. Much clearer directions with greater information particularly about being able to use vehicle on pedestrian access
The location, and the reception staff went beyond their duties to help us during the strike action.
the constant helpfulness and charm of all the staff - they were always there to help. in fact we arrived one day early so had 4 nights and they were able to accommodate us - paid extra and had a deluxe room which was great. nothing at all
in the city centre noisy if room on the side of the street
Very conveniently located and comfortable room. Excellent breakfast. Helpful staff.
We were only there to sleep a few hours, but it was a nice hotel. Breakfast was nice too. The young man at the desk was incredible! Very difficult to find even with the car navigator, hotel maps, map24 etc. If you don't know Caen, the minute you get in the city, call them on the phone, they speak English perfectly, and they'll guide you in.
staff where excellent
Good location Car park is very difficult to use (very tight entrance, exit and little room).
Spacious room, very friendly staff and secure parking