Best Western Le Dauphin & Le Spa Du Prieure Hotel - Caen

29 Rue Gemare, Caen, France, FR-14000  show map
 4 stars
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Best Western Le Dauphin & Le Spa Du Prieure Hotel - Caen

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Turkish bath

Reflex massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Overview

The hotel lies in the heart of a shopping area, in the vicinity of Château de Caen, Botanical Garden of Caen and Memorial of Caen. This quiet hotel dates from 1966 and was refurbished in 2003.

The city center is 10 minute walking distance from the hotel. The property is about 5 minutes' walk of Musee des Beaux-Arts de Caen, Normandy Museum (Musee de Normandie) and Abbaye aux Dames.

It lies only 950 meters away from Caen train station. A few minutes' drive from Carpiquet airport.

Rooms

This property offers 37 non-smoking guestrooms complete with a private safe, climate control, a minibar, free Wi-Fi and a writing desk. A shower, a hairdryer and slippers can be found in all bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

The gourmet restaurant amazes guests with fine Finnish dishes in a warm atmosphere.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of EUR 16 per person per night.  The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of EUR 8 per person per night. 

Services

Guests are welcome to use an elevator, a safe deposit box and a baggage storage for general purposes and a meeting room, a photocopier and a copier for business needs.

Relax

On-site spa facilities feature a spa lounge, a Jacuzzi and a Finnish sauna.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   37.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

29 Rue Gemare, Caen, France, FR-14000

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City Center
  • Caen
    1400 ft
Airports
  • Carpiquet (CFR)
    4.0 mi
  • St Gatien (DOL)
    26.7 mi
Train Stations
  • Caen Station
    5000 ft
Restaurants
  • ArchiDona Restaurant (cuisine: French, Mediterranean, Contemporary)
    100 ft
  • Le Dauphin - Best Western
    100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    37

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or King-size bed
Size: 130 sq. feet
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      Deluxe Single Room
      Bed type: 1 Single bed
      Size: 270 sq. feet
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        Deluxe Suite
        Size: 270 sq. feet
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        Free Wi-Fi access, a minibar and a flat-screen TV are provided in this en suite room. Facilities for making tea and coffee are also included.

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          Comfort Double Room
          Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
          Size: 195 sq. feet
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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Best Western Le Dauphin & Le Spa Du Prieure Hotel - Caen Caen location
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            Hotel Address:

            29 Rue Gemare, Caen, France, FR-14000

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Caen
              1400 ft
            Airports
            • Carpiquet (CFR)
              4.0 mi
            • St Gatien (DOL)
              26.7 mi
            Train Stations
            • Caen Station
              5000 ft
            Restaurants
            • ArchiDona Restaurant (cuisine: French, Mediterranean, Contemporary)
              100 ft
            • Le Dauphin - Best Western
              100 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of rooms:
              37

            Hotel Awards

            FrenchHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCaenBest Western Le Dauphin & Le Spa Du Prieure

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Luxury Hotels in France

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            What's nearby

            Tourist attractions

            • Investir Immobilier - 400 ft
            • Art 4 Association - 400 ft
            • Artagor - 1400 ft
            • Arnaud Mézerac de - 2700 ft

            Popular areas

            • City Center - 1000 ft

            Places of interest

            • Church of St. Pierre Caen - 700 ft
            • Château de Caen - 700 ft
            • Caen University - 1400 ft
            • Caen High Court - 1400 ft
            • Eglise Evangélique - 1400 ft
            • Abbaye aux Hommes (Men's Abbey) - 2000 ft
            • Eglise de Jésus-Christ des Saints des Derniers Jours - 2300 ft
            • Communauté des Carmélites - 3300 ft

            Train stations

            • Caen Station - 4600 ft

            Sport related

            • Jean-Claude Fauvel - 2700 ft
            • H&C - 5000 ft
            • Hippodrome Sté Cheval Français - 5000 ft

            Shopping areas

            • Musee des Beaux-Arts de Caen - 700 ft

            Amusement

            • L'Orient Express - 3000 ft
            • L'Académie - 3700 ft

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Abbaye aux Dames - 2700 ft

            Museums

            • Réunion des Musées Nationaux - 700 ft
            • Musée de Normandie - 700 ft
            • Botanical Garden of Caen - 2000 ft
            • Mémorial de Caen - 1.1 mi

            Parks

            • Racecourse of Caen - 3300 ft

            Theaters

            • Centre Chorégraphique National de Caen Basse Normandie - 700 ft
            • Association Nord Ouest Théâtre - 2000 ft
            • A.C.T.E.A Association Création Théatre Education Artistique - 2000 ft

            Local attractions

            • La Colline aux Oiseaux - 1.1 mi
              Avenue Amiral Mountbatten, Caen
            • Festyland Parc - 2.7 mi
              BP 50, Bretteville Sur Odon
            • Pegasus Bridge - 5.7 mi
              Avenue du Major Howard, Ranville
            • Memorial of Caen - 1.3 mi
              Esplanade General Eisenhower, Caen
            • Beauregard Aventure - 3.0 mi
              Parc du chateau de Beauregard, Herouville Saint Clair

            Near the hotel

            • Normandy Museum (Musee de Normandie) - 800 ft
              Chateau, Caen
            • Abbaye aux Hommes (Men's Abbey) - 2100 ft
              Esplanade Jean-Marie-Louvel, Caen
            • Musee des Beaux-Arts de Caen - 1000 ft
              Le Chateau, Caen
            • Abbaye aux Dames - 2800 ft
              Place de la Reine-Mathilde, Caen

            Restaurants nearby

            • ArchiDona Restaurant - 100 ft

              Address: 17 rue Gemare
              Phone: 02 31 85 30 30

              73% likes this, based on 118 reviews
              Cuisine: French, Mediterranean, Contemporary
              Price Range: USD 28 - USD 66

            • A Contre Sens - 200 ft

              Address: 8 rue des Croisiers
              Phone: 02 31 97 44 48

              86% likes this, based on 93 reviews
              Cuisine: French

            • Le Boeuf Ferre - 300 ft

              Address: 10 Rue des Croisiers

              54% likes this, based on 50 reviews
              Cuisine: French

            • Le Dauphin - Best Western - 100 ft

              Address: 29 Rue Gemare
              Phone: 02 31 86 22 26

              74% likes this, based on 68 reviews

            • Creperie La Fromentine - 200 ft

              Address: 23 Rue Gemare
              Phone: 0231502864

              62% likes this, based on 56 reviews
              Cuisine: French

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of rooms:
              37

            Hotel Awards

            FrenchHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCaenBest Western Le Dauphin & Le Spa Du Prieure

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            Best Luxury Hotels in France

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            Best Western Le Dauphin & Le Spa Du Prieure Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Le Dauphin & Le Spa Du Prieure

            Average guest rating

            7.6out of 10
            Fabulous
            Based on 303 reviews

            Guest reviews

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              The cuisine was absolutely superb

              Vehicle parking needs to be more controlled (and supervised). Very limited space available.

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              VG location, very helpful staff, rooms very very small and no elevator in our wing

            • Couple
              8.8

              Location is perfect. Just around the corner there is the castle and cathedral, and both two vibrant areas with shops and restaurants are a 3-minute walk... Staff is perfect, they have genuine smiles and tend to help everything. Without a business center, they even helped me to print/scan/email from the reception (thanks Brigitte)...

              Breakfast could be a bit better for a French city.

            • Older travelers
              9.2

              The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The position of the hotel for anyone who likes both sightseeing and shopping is excellent. Although the hotel has its own restaurant and bar there are lots of alternatives nearby its location. The breakfast was excellent providing a wide range to suit all tastes (even bacon and sausages). There is a small parking area (limited to approximately 11 cars) which is available on a first come first served basis. We arrived at around 16.30 and there were just 5 spaces left so arrive early if this is important for you.

              During our one night stay there was extensive upgrading of the exterior of the hotel ongoing which limited the small parking area and hampered access to a degree. The work will be completed soon.

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              The location of the hotel is superb and its reception staff has helped us a lot with planning our city walks. We have found a placement of the bathroom in the room (devided only by a moving door/screen) very practical and really original. Perfect was also a possibility of making tea/coffee in the room (electric kettle, cups, bags of tea/coffee).

              The breakfast for 16 EUR/person is high overprised.

            • Older travelers
              7.4

              location, management staff, breakfast and facility for parking.

              sitting on toilet virtually impossible due to lack of leg room, in both rooms we experienced. arrogant maitre 'd

            • Older travelers
              6.6

              We liked the location of this hotel.Also,breakfasts were good with cereals, fresh fruit,a selection of breads and cakes,yoghurts and good coffee and a selection of teas.Our room was clean and had an excellent safe.

              We had booked a standard double but the room was small and the bathroom very small...As we were staying for 4 nights this was disappointing.Also,we were put in the annex which had scaffolding as work was being done when we were there and there was some noise..The lift wasn't big enough to accommodate both of us and our 2 cases at the same time. I would recommend this hotel for its location and good breakfast if staying for 1 or 2 days but don't think the standard room is big enough for longer stays.

            • Older travelers
              7.8

              It was nice and central. It was open and avaible on a Sunday. It was pleasant

              It was not exciting and the restaurant was not open (didn't matter - there was one quite close but we were not in the mood for hunting a restaurant)Would recommend it but not enthusiastically

            • Single
              7.4

              Breakfasts excellent.Room pleasant and quiet.

              Would have been great if shower over bath had a screen, so water did not flood bathroom!

            • Older travelers
              7.8

              The cleanleness of the hotel and the design of the room. Quietness. The restourant also was very nice and ecelant service had been offered duirng the dinner

              The service and confortabilities

            • Family with children
              9.6

              Very nice room, great breakfast and very friendly staff

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              Excellent staff who were attentive and extremely welcoming and helpful. The restaurant is excellent, and would recommend eating here.

              Car park is very small and difficult to get in and out of. Limited spaces available and you cannot book a parking space in advance.

            • Couple
              8.2

              The ambience and atmosphere of the whole hotel. A lovely breakfast service too!

              The rooms could be slightly updated in decor. Felt slightly dated (bathroom/toilet)

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              We spent our time sightseeing the d-day landing beaches.

            • Older travelers
              6.4

              Breakfast excellent. Downstairs facilities, seating etc good. Nice adaptation of building into hotel. Comfortable and adequately long bed.

              Toilet cubicle in bedroom ensuite facility only just big enough for average person. (Room 24)

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Best Western Le Dauphin & Le Spa Du Prieure Hotel - Caen Caen location
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            Hotel Address:

            29 Rue Gemare, Caen, France, FR-14000

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Caen
              1400 ft
            Airports
            • Carpiquet (CFR)
              4.0 mi
            • St Gatien (DOL)
              26.7 mi
            Train Stations
            • Caen Station
              5000 ft
            Restaurants
            • ArchiDona Restaurant (cuisine: French, Mediterranean, Contemporary)
              100 ft
            • Le Dauphin - Best Western
              100 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  2 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Number of rooms:
              37

            Hotel Awards

            FrenchHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCaenBest Western Le Dauphin & Le Spa Du Prieure

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Luxury Hotels in France

            Use Badge