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Hotel balladins Marseille Gare

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 July 2013

- Elevator broken, had to drag bags to 4th floor. no assistance. - Room ridiculously tiny. - Toilet seat was dirty. Can't call to ask for cleaning because there is NO PHONE in room - Wifi didn't work in room. In lobby, if you have an Apple device, prepare to get onto a painfully slow connection once, then never again....

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Mayenne, France
Reviewed 30 May 2013

Yes I admit this is well located, very close to the central station. Now that's all. Service is poor. Room ridiculously small, with very basic furnitures. Dining room for breakfast, not inspiring at all, then I went to a café outside. Definitely will not go back.

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Malta
Reviewed 17 February 2013

This hotel is located in the centre of Marseille, just 1 min walk from the train station, 7min walk from vieux de port and 20min by car from the airport. However, although centrally located, the hotel is situation in a 'shabby' in St Charles De Gare. The streets there were full of rubbish and the place in my opinion was...

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1Thank Stephanie S
city island, new york
Reviewed 7 February 2013

I found this to be a great spot to stay in Marseille. You are at the bottom of the beautiful steps that lead to Gare St Charles. It's also only about a 7 minute walk to the port. The room was very clean and spacious enough for 2 to stay for a week if necessary. We didn't have the breakfast...

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Brooklyn
Reviewed 25 January 2013

The male staff were great. The female front desk girl, though sexy, had a bad attitude. Rooms seemed freshly carpeted at the time so other's foot smells were not apparent. Bathroom's have almost no fixtures. A stupid folding chair to sit on for taking a shower. Everything gets wet, all the floor, when you shower. The breakfast buffet was lacking...

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2Thank BunnyBearBrooklyn
Zadar
Reviewed 8 November 2012

We stayed only one night in this hotel, but all was great. Hotel is new, location is prefect, service was friendly, room spacious. We had problems with wifi, but it was only for 1 night so it didn't bother us

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Menen
Reviewed 31 August 2012

Location: nearby the railwaystation, what good is for travelling. Not far from the centre of Marseille. The neighbourhood is a bit shady at night. Staff: polite, but not really nice. A bit cold (maybe typical for chain hotels? Don't have many experience with that) Room: a bit small, but clean and modern. With airconditioning :-). But there was no toiletbrush...

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San Francisco
Reviewed 14 July 2012

OMG! Where do I start? Save your time and money, and don't stay at this hotel. My husband and I needed to change our room 2 times. Room #1: hairdryer didn't work, wi-fi didn't work at all. We needed to take our 4 huge bags and move to a different room. Room #2: the water didn't go through in the...

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Saumur, France
Reviewed 9 June 2012

I needed a hotel next to the train station and after some previously very bad experiences in hotels in Marseille I was really pleased with this find. The hotel is new, the staff helpful, the prices excellent and rooms are clean, well appointed and exactly what you need for a day or two of work related travel. Plus at about...

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 7 May 2012

Hotel is located just nearby train station, but from my point of view main advantages are that hotel is brand new, clean and silent. The service is also fine, so this all made my stay in Balladins very good experience. Location is also very convenient, becasue of location in regard to train station, but it's just 10 minutes walking to...

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Our hotel welcomes you all year round in Marseille. Located within walking distance from the Saint-Charles railway station in the heart of the city, our hotel offers 56 air-conditioned rooms, in a contemporary decor, of which some offer views of the Notre Dame de la Garde. Nearby: Parc des Expositions, Parc Chanot, Vieux-Port, Cote Bleue. ... more   less 

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Address: 28 boulevard D Athenes, 13001 Marseille, France
Region: France > Provence > Bouches-du-Rhone > Marseille
Price Range: $79 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel balladins Marseille Gare 3*
Number of rooms: 59
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“Don't let the pic fool you, Rooms are dark and small”
 of 5 bubbles travelgirl078, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“horrible staff”
 of 5 bubbles omorfiinteriors, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Rooms facing the road are lively.”
 of 5 bubbles itty2013, 11 Jul 2015 | Read review
“If you need a quiet sleep ask for the rear rooms. No view but.there inner courtyard, which is open to the roof is used some people use to lean out the windows and smoke . No probs if your own window is closed though”
 of 5 bubbles glendaannette, 27 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Rooms on the inner yard are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Berkeley1990, 11 Apr 2014 | Read review
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