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Hotel Francois Premier

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the Hotel is in the middle of Cognac on a busy square. We arrived early afternoon and the receptionist was helpful providing information. The private carpark ( 10.00€ ) is just " in the Hotel" and easy and dry to walk to your room. Our room a superior with twin beds was on the 1.floor with view to the square....

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NYC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed in a number of hotels in Cognac and so far this my favorite. In ticks a good number of boxes on my list... - great location - Modern-ish with character - bathroom with proper shower door so floor isn't flooded - good breakfast - quiet and clean - freindly staff - good value - lots of things within...

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Sheffield
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful hotel - and in such a good location too, right in the hearty of Cognac. We found this hotel through the tourist information centre in Jarnac after the early termination of a boating holiday that went badly wrong. The hotel could not have been more supportive and accommodating and gave us a very generous discount on two...

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France
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Our second visit to Cognac and this hotel. A great hotel, furnishings high quality, clean and tidy public areas. Welcoming reception staff helpful and not intrusive. Cocktail bar a must visit. Breakfast choices to many to mention. Room well decorated bath with shower and separate toilet. Pool very nice. Hotel well positioned for Cognac visits, shopping and restaurants. Private secure...

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London
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Our first visit to Cognac and we loved it. We won a competition to visit Martell Cognac and spent the weekend there staying in this hotel. The receptionist was lovely and couldn't do enough for us like booking the restaurant and treating us like a valued customer. The breakfast was lovely. A mixture of British and Continental such as pastries...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We went for visiting distilleries and this hotel has a great position for our tour. The rooms are big and well Equipped, nice shower!!!! The spa is cozy and the service was really the best regarding our stay. The receptionist/waiter for breakfast did a superb job, I believe his name was Gary, well done man! You let feel us welcome...

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Situated right in the middle of Cognac, within reach of all local sites and Cognac houses. Parking within the hotel secure. Staff very knowledgeable of places to eat and they booked our tour of the Martell factory for us. Rooms very high standard, well furnished and modern throughout. Would recommend to anyone, you will not be disappointed. Breakfast catered for...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 6 September 2016

My husband and I stayed here for two nights while visiting the Cognac region. One item that gets dicey in France is plumbing, specifically the shower. Our shower was among the nicest we've experienced in France. The breakfast provided by the hotel is rather meager given the price, but you can find plenty of food options within the town.

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Berkshire
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We fetched up outside this hotel in 2 cars after a long drive on a hot day, and Gary, whom I'd spoken to on the phone, directed our cars into the shade of the car park, and helped us with our bags. What a welcome! Our rooms were smart and comfortable, we found somewhere pleasant to dine that evening, we...

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Reviewed 26 August 2016

We didn't stay here, but went here all three days we stayed in Cognac. Catherine the concierge was a delight. She made us drinks and gave us advice. We had cool drinks everyday as it was hot outside. We are sorry we missed the bartender. I heard he was a hoot and very knowledgeable about cognac. Wish we had more...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Due to its privileged location (in the center of Cognac), Francois Premier Hotel is your ideal base for your travels on foot (your car being parked inside). Its spa with swimming pool, hammam and massage will guarantee intense relaxing moments, as well as the "rooftop" garden. Its exceptional cocktail bar (both in its products and its barman) welcomes you for nice evenings (until 2am from Tuesday to Saturday). All this in a modern setting, perfectly balancing the elegance of the mansions of the 19th century with the audacity of contemporary design For a great stay in Cognac ... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Francois Premier

Address: 3 Place Francois 1er | 3, Place François 1er, 16100 Cognac, France
Region: France > Nouvelle-Aquitaine > Charente > Cognac
Price Range: RM538 - RM1,128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Francois Premier 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Our room was overlooking the main square, busy but not noisy. Second or third floors good views of Cognac.”
 of 5 bubbles 549CarolW, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“As above, take some earplugs for the mopeds speeding up and down. I guess this is probably just a weekend issue”
 of 5 bubbles jandl2008London, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Our room overlooked the island in the road however we had no traffic noise at all”
 of 5 bubbles 360wendym, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“we overlooked the roundabout and were very comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 70plusretiree, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the executive rooms”
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