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Les Gens de Mer - Lorient

14 boulevard Louis Nail, 56100 Lorient France
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#16 of 16 hotels in Lorient

Les Gens de Mer - Lorient is an excellent choice for travellers visiting Lorient, offering a family-friendly environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

Les Gens de Mer - Lorient offers guests an array of room amenities including a flat screen TV and a desk, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available.

The hotel offers baggage storage, newspaper, and express check-in and check-out, to make your visit even more pleasant. The property also features a lounge. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

Given the close proximity to Stade du Moustoir (1.3 mi), guests of Les Gens de Mer - Lorient can easily experience one of Lorient's most popular landmarks.

When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Amy's - Bagel & Coffee, L' Alchimiste, and Dita Von Pizz', which are some cafes that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike.

There is no shortage of things to do in the area: explore popular history museums such as Keroman Submarine Base and Abri de defense passive.

Enjoy your stay in Lorient!

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Coffee shop
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Non-smoking hotel
Express check-in / check-out
Self-serve laundry
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Bottled water
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish
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Chaff100 wrote a review Aug 2019
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom158 contributions65 helpful votes
The hotel has lost its sparkle, it's not the one in the photo's, remember those movies of the old house, that was once a lively thriving place, this is like that. Overgrown vegetation, half-completed DIY projects, and peeling paintwork. It was a hot, no tell a lie it was a very hot day in June when we checked in for a one night stay. Check-in was ok (thanks Google translate and GCSE French), but then the climb upstairs where it got hotter and hotter, we opened the door to our extremely small double room and immediately opened the windows (No AC here), and found that didn't help, but made matters worse, because, we can now hear the loud seagulls. We requested an oscillating fan to help with cooling and air movement, none provided. The only saving grace for the room was the shower had cold water direct from the Artic (or it felt like it at the time). The evening meal was pleasant enough, but the atmosphere was strange, no background music, no banter/murmurings, one waitress/cleaner, no vibe, it felt like this place was dying a slow death. So the reason for the poor rating was the room was far too small for a double, no AC or oscillating fan, the state of the rooms and general areas needed completing/finishing off. We had high hope of this hotel and its location but were disappointed with what we found.
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Date of stay: June 2019
Sleep Quality
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Thomas J wrote a review Aug 2018
Morlaix, France32 contributions2 helpful votes
Situated in an industrial area of the Port and 25 minute walk into the Festival Interceltique but I wouldn’t recommend walking around the area at night alone. Exterior of the Hotel could do with cleaning. Bed was comfortable and bedding clean. Room needed small repairs and hadn’t been very well cleaned - spiders/cobwebs/dirt in corners. View was of the industrial fishing Port. Staff were pleasant. Ok for an overnight stay if nowhere else available.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Graham929 wrote a review Sep 2017
Portsmouth, United Kingdom64 contributions23 helpful votes
Looking at the pictures on booking.com we thought we'd book this hotel. Big mistake, the pictures on booking.com weren't the same and they had used pictures from other hotels, this is a chain of hotels. When we checked in we went to walk upstairs and it stank, it was the smell you get when something gets wet and left. We got to our room, nothing like the pictures at all, curtains hanging off the show was broken and very small rooms! We could of cryied, we had to go for a walk to have a chat, my wife and I didn't want to stay here as it was awful, but it had already been paid for so we had no choice but to stop our 2 nights. We were offered another room, shower worked just, no curtains at all and the shutters looked like they had never been cleaned! Now I've stayed in some shabby hotels in my time, but if have to say this is the worst! I'd sooner stop in an F1 than this place. Be worned this is nothing like the pictures on booking.com Not clean not as advertised and is in an industrial estate too! Stop here at you own peral you have been warned!
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Date of stay: September 2017
Sleep Quality
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
2 Helpful votes
CMSilfverberg wrote a review Apr 2017
Copenhagen, Denmark191 contributions55 helpful votes
The restaurant is back to its very nice basic lunch menu at 13.50 euro - we had the help yourself hors-d'oeuvere with 10 things to choose from, almost all freshly prepared today, followed by a high quality entrecote with french fries and a bit strange tomato sauce. For desert you could choose between chocolate cake or ice - try the Malaga ice! The restaurant itself is spacious, and the service is professional.
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Date of stay: April 2017Trip type: Travelled with family
Patricia c wrote a review Sep 2016
7 contributions10 helpful votes
we only stayed one night with our little dog. The manageress Marianne was very helpul while booking over the phone and when we arrived and so was the entire staff. The food was very good and rooms cleaned and nice. A little downside as it is by a port it was a little noisy early morning as it was a warm night we had the windows open.
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Date of stay: September 2016
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Responded 21 Sep 2016
Hello Madam Patricia C, thank you for your feedback, thank you for your nice comment. it was a pleasure to be your host. hope see you again, in Les Gens de Mer.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Les Gens de Mer - Lorient
Which popular attractions are close to Les Gens de Mer - Lorient?
Nearby attractions include Orient Escape (0.3 km), Keroman Submarine Base (0.6 km), and Sous-Marin Flore (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Les Gens de Mer - Lorient?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Les Gens de Mer - Lorient?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Les Gens de Mer - Lorient?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Les Gens de Mer - Lorient?
Conveniently located restaurants include Le Crabe Marteau, Le Poulpe Lorient, and Le Comptoir Groix et Nature.
Are pets allowed at Les Gens de Mer - Lorient?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Les Gens de Mer - Lorient offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business centre and meeting rooms during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Les Gens de Mer - Lorient?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and French.
Are there any historical sites close to Les Gens de Mer - Lorient?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Citadelle de Port-Louis (3.0 km) and Fort de Porh Puns (4.4 km).
Is Les Gens de Mer - Lorient accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.