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Hotel balladins Calais Car Ferry

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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

stayed a night with ny husband as we had things to do in calais. clean room nice shower clean towels television french but obviously ..sadly at 9.00 pm night time yes night time the drilling and banging started we actually thought somebody was drilling in the room next to us it went on for some time i k ow its...

Thank Dawn P
Shrivenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I love staying here. It is so close to The Ferry, Eurotunnel, Supermarkets and shopping. It IS basic but very clean. The staff are absolutely lovely and you can get a breakfast. There is ample parking. A lovely bonus are the soaps and shower soap and lovely soft white towels.

Thank Irishlass310
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel is very basic. No comfort at all. Beds are solid! You get one flat pillow and unable to have more. Bathrooms again are very basic with dispenser for shower gel. Very old and required attention to the corners where limescale and mould was. Felt safe as there was around 50 french police staying in the hotel for training....

Thank shollyforever
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016

A very cheap hotel suitable as a one night stop over. Rooms are clean but drab and the shower cubicles toilets en suite need a good steam clean. Sweet on your pillow is a nice touch but a bit out of place. Great out of hours site access by PIN in your booking. Worked well. Reception staff have very little...

Thank petermc2016
Fife, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016

First time here and may not be the last if they fix the drains. Its a great location, close to the port took about 5mins to find it after disembarking from the ferry and using Sat Nav. After a trying 7 plus hrs to dover and then catching a ferry it was a relief to find a bed and shower...

Thank MANZARA2011
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We were put up in this 'nice hotel' by the insurance company after a blow out on the motorway on a Sunday. To call it basic is an insult to the Budget Hotels, as it is as I can only describe it as more like a Detention Centre. There were around 20 armed Gendarmes smoking in the doorway of the...

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

It's a basic place with very small rooms. Too loudly. You can hear the conversation from the next room. There is no remote control fot the tv. The receptionist wasn't very polite. This is no 2 star hotel, may be 1 or hostel.

Thank gigaspek
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Only spent a night here which was fine we only needed a bed, the price wasnt too bad and the room was mostly clean and the staff friendly. there is not much in the room but it had what you needed a clean bed and a tv

Thank vampslayer01
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2016

very basic accommodation. Not the cleanest. Had booked 2 rooms for family of 4. Thought I had been bitten by a mosquito but on turning back the beds discovered them crawling with bed bugs! Called the emergency number at the desk and a horrified member of staff turned up and gave us another room. Children's room seemed insect free as...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Very badly bitten by bed bugs, very poor breakfast, when i told reception about the bed bugs, the reply was they come in from the tree's, because we where with a cycle group our breakfast was in a very small room and very limited in choice.

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Monsieur, vous nous avez déjà écrit à ce sujet suite à votre séjour du 22 juillet 2015, tout comme notre...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Calais balladins hotel is an ideal stop on the way to England: the ferry crossing takes an hour and the Channel tunnel brings you there in 30 minutes. Its comfortable rooms are the perfect place for a pleasant, restful stop. The staff's warm, friendly welcome will help make your stay enjoyable. We have 40 rooms with all the comfort you need: TV, internet jacks, alarm clocks and extra beds if necessary. We also have a restaurant, private car park and key distributor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel balladins Calais Car Ferry

Address: 126 rue Salvador Allende, 62100, Calais, France (Formerly Balladins Calais Universite)
Region: France > Hauts-de-France > Pas-de-Calais > Calais
Price Range: RM197 - RM303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel balladins Calais Car Ferry 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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“Have been here many times and there is little difference between the rooms. The hotel is fairly quiet even overlooking a main road.”
Irishlass310, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“front room to keep an eye on the secure car park. You are in Calais and there are a lot of asylum seekers wandering about.”
petermc2016, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one without bed bugs! Avoid room 112.”
alis918, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Choose another hotel!”
953stefaniet, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
“We had room 101, which was suitable for handicapped (no stairs to climb; a seat for handicapped in the bath cabin.)”
JWG_080353, 23 Jul 2014 | Read review
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