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Mercure Bordeaux Gare Saint Jean

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Niort, France
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42 reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

On arrival at the hotel, we were advised that we had been upgraded to a room with a balcony. The room itself was fine, spacious and comfortable, but it was the lack of attention to detail which let the hotel down. We had Nespresso capsules in our room, but couldn't find a machine. When were enquired at reception, we were... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

I was looking forward to our stay in Bordeaux. Our travel agent selected this hotel. We checked in with no assistance from Reception to provide guide maps or advice - understanding we foreign and did not speak French. Simply no offer to assist. Our room was spacious with a king size bed. The fitted sheets did not fit and were... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I booked this hotel because of its proximity to Saint Jean train station (about five minute walk) and what a mistake I made! We arrived around 10pm and there was no one at the reception. After a few minutes the receptionist appeared and checked us in. I mentioned to him about my accor gold status and politely asked if he... More 

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Washington DC
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4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We were pleasantly surprised by this hotel. Our room was very clean and comfortable, and we had a lovely balcony with a view of the city. We appreciated the Nespresso coffee maker in the room, and the fridge stocked with water and orange juice. The hotel staff, particularly Natalie, were very helpful in providing assistance with restaurants, etc.

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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Short walk from the train station. I found reception to be welcoming they gave me a map and i also bought tram tickets too. The tram stop is right out front of hotel and only 4 stops into the centre. €1.50 each way or €4.60 approx for a daily pass. My room was lovely recently updated I think on the... More 

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Port Stephens, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We booked two nights at this hotel and were pleasantly surprised as it is not in the best part of town. The rooms were spacious and very clean, the bed and pillows most comfortable. It is a 5-8 minute walk to the train station and the tram stops no more than 50 metres from the hotel. Trams are very clean,... More 

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Muntinlupa, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I have been impressed by the hotel, easy to find arriving in Bordeaux from the North of the City. Modern, very clean, very well situated, well disserved by local transport, 20 minutes from the old town. 5 minutes from the railways station. Having a paying parking: very convenient. Good breakfast. Nice staff.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This hotel is wonderfully located with close proximity to the great tram system, and it also has basement parking facilities that are relatively secure. Upon entering the hotel I was struck by the distinctive aroma of new furnishings and carpets and paint! Three immaculately dressed female reception staff were seated behind the counter, and I was attended by one whose... More 

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Winter Park, Florida
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78 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel is not far from the Gare, but a good 15 minute + walk into town through a rather shady side of town. The hotel itself itself is clean & modern in the lobby. The rooms definitely need to be updated. The floor I was staying on was in the process of being remodeled. The bed was super comfortable... More 

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Glasgow
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

My experiences with other Mercure hotels in the UK have suggested the expanding group is screwing down staff costs in order to milk maximum profit. It's a risky strategy. This was very much the case here. Staff were conspicuous by their absence - and, when they did appear, by their seeming lack of motivation. Firstly, it's a bit of a... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fully renovated in 2010, the Mercure Bordeaux Gare Saint Jean hotel has 99 quiet, spacious and air-conditioned rooms. You can easily reach the heart of the city center from this hotel, which is 273 yards (250 m) from the TGV train station in the Saint-Jean district (a UNESCO world heritage site). It is an ideal place for your business meetings and tourist trips. The hotel offers Wi-Fi, a bar, a restaurant, 1615 sq. ft. (150 m²) of conference space and an indoor car park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mercure Bordeaux Gare Saint Jean

Address: 28 rue de Tauzia, 33800, Bordeaux, France
Region: France > Nouvelle-Aquitaine > Gironde > Bordeaux
Price Range: $112 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mercure Bordeaux Gare Saint Jean 4*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Mercure Bordeaux Gare Saint Jean Hotel Bordeaux
Hotel Bordeaux City Centre
Holiday Inn Bordeaux
City Centre Hotel Bordeaux
Hotel Style:
#18 Business Hotel in Bordeaux
#18 Luxury Hotel in Bordeaux
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