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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Booked prior to catching ferry as it said had a small pool/whirl pool, sauna etc. Spent 20 mins using it. Was charged an extra €30 on check out!!!! Steam room took ages to steam. "Pool" was too cool for a whirlpool and too hot for a plunge after sauna. Towels in room/pool were like old paper. Should long since have...

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DAUPHIN-CAEN, Propriétaire at BEST WESTERN Hotel Le Dauphin Le Spa Du Prieure, responded to this review

Dear Sir, I have just taken note of your feedback left on booking.com following your stay in our house and am amazed at your remarks. 1- I invite you to reread the general conditions concerning our house on the site booking.com and you will see that it is well mentioned that the access to the spa is with a supplement...

Paris, France
Reviewed 2 December 2016

You will quickly realize how well located is this hotel, but in my experience the best was the service: the courtesy at the front desk, the room service, at the excellent gastronomic restaurant, also a very good massage at the spa. Very good spot in Caen for a few days

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Olympic Peninsula
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Stayed here on a deal from Britney Ferry. Room 306 was newly refurbished, compact but highly functional. Nice bathroom with shower, no tub but that worked for us. Everything was spotlessly clean. Bed very firm but comfortable. Staff (other than desk person) were friendly and helpful.Their limited English + our limited French got us by. One gripe is while the...

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aldershot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I stopped for two nights, second night I needed to meet a business colleague to wrap up after a client visit only to find a car abandoned midway in the car park, that you cannot entirely blame the hotel but the fact the staff refused to do anything from 8am until after midnight yes you can say these guys do...

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Staff friendly and helpful. Did not eat in hotel, so cannot comment about food, the bar was however extremely overpriced. Parking was free but very very tight ( have broken backlight to prove!). The charge for using the spa was unexpected therefore did not use. The weather was very warm so did not sleep as there was no air-con. Location...

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Burlingame
Reviewed 18 August 2016

For the most part just an average hotel that is conveniently located in Caen,and easy to get to the D-Day beaches with a car. The rooms are small but quiet. The breakfast provided is nothing special, and the spa is not available without an appointment and a fee. The dining room, however, was FABULOUS! The service and the food were...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 21 June 2016

The first night they accommodated be in a stunning room. On asking whether it'd cost me to stay another night they said EUR 108. When the next morning I agreed, they moved me to a much tinier and tired room in the annex, charging me EUR 135 instead. The fitness equipment is incredibly archaic.

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Spent a week there for the D Day landing festival, the hotel is in a very old building with no elevator, I stayed in the second floor. The room was small but it had enough space to shower, sleep and use the desk to work if needed, the room was super clean and all the furniture was newish. The staff...

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Toronto
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Very central location, easy to find. Basic rooms are very small by French standards, some with back alley views (we booked two rooms). Some mixup with the reservation. Some amenities, including the hotel's own mini-pool and sauna, are fee only. Parking is free but somewhat tight to maneuver. The hotel's hyped restaurant for us was a disappointment with decent but...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Excellently located but the standard rooms are sub-standard for a 4 star hotel. We reserved the de luxe rooms four months prior to our visit, reconfirmed our arrival a week before the actual date, yet they were not available upon arrival. It, however, has a bar with excellent selection of liquors. The staff is not mastering English.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At the very heart of the city of William the Conqueror, you will be charmed by the warm atmosphere of this former priory. The hotel is well appointed place to discover Normandy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Hotel Le Dauphin Le Spa Du Prieure

Address: 29 rue Gemare, 14000 Caen, France
Region: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Calvados > Caen
Price Range: RM559 - RM714 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Hotel Le Dauphin Le Spa Du Prieure 4*
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Best Western Le Dauphin Hotel Caen
Best Western Hotel Caen
Best Western Caen
Caen Best Western
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Caen
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“Avoid rooms in the annex (the bathroom is not as newly renovated as those in the main building). The hotel bar is extremely overpriced.”
 of 5 bubbles AmbikaM771, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The stairs in the new wing are narrow and a bit treacherous”
 of 5 bubbles GulliverToronto, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“Reserve a room in the old building”
 of 5 bubbles O6242OIpeterh, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“Avoid this hotel at all costs.”
 of 5 bubbles Luvtravelling1961, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Go one floor up and don't waste money on front rooms, the derriere is fine as the whole site is inner city. Central for everything.”
 of 5 bubbles admirallordnelson, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
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