Les Gens De Mer La Rochelle

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Les Gens De Mer La Rochelle

2.0 star property
Hotel with bar/lounge, near Vieux Port

7.8/10 Good

363 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet friendly
  • Non-smoking
  • Connecting rooms available
  • 24/7 front desk
20 Avenue Du General De Gaulle, La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime, 17000
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Near the beach
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Breakfast available
  • Self parking
  • Bar/lounge
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Front desk safe
  • Multilingual staff
For families
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elevator
Cleaning & Safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In La Rochelle City Centre
  • Vieux Port - 7 min walk
  • Bay of Biscay - 6 min drive
  • University of La Rochelle - 2 min drive
  • Parc des Expositions de La Rochelle - 3 min drive
  • Minimes Beach - 5 min drive
  • Casino Barriere de La Rochelle - 17 min drive
  • Port de la Pallice - 19 min drive
  • Ile de Re Bridge - 19 min drive
  • St-Martin Harbor - 45 min drive

Getting around

  • La Rochelle (LRH-La Rochelle - Ile de Re) - 19 min drive
  • La Rochelle Station - 3 min walk
  • Angoulins sur Mer Station - 10 min drive
  • La Rochelle Porte Dauphine Station - 24 min walk

About this property

Les Gens De Mer La Rochelle

Les Gens De Mer La Rochelle features a rooftop terrace and puts you 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Vieux Port. You can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge, and buffet breakfast is available daily. Other highlights include a terrace and a garden. Fellow travelers like the helpful staff and breakfast.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
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At a glance

Hotel size

  • 48 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - midnight
  • Express check-in/out
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only, up to 22 lbs)*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Onsite parking available only on request
  • Onsite self parking (EUR 13 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol allowed onsite

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10 AM
  • Bar/lounge

What to do

  • Beach nearby

Working away

  • Meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff


  • 1 building/tower
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Library


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Grab bar near toilet

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Freshen up

  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 0.99 per person, per stay. This tax does not apply to children under 18 years of age.

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 9.90 for adults and EUR 6 for children (approximately)


You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 8 per pet, per night


You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Self parking costs EUR 13 per night
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts major credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Gens Mer Hotel Rochelle
Gens Mer Rochelle
Gens Mer Rochelle Hotel
Gens Mer Hotel
Gens Mer
Les Gens Mer Rochelle Rochelle
Les Gens De Mer La Rochelle Hotel
Les Gens De Mer La Rochelle La Rochelle
Les Gens De Mer La Rochelle Hotel La Rochelle

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Property conditions & facilities



6/10 Good

Ok hotel close to the train station
The hotel is located centrally and very close to the train station. The overall value however is average especially when you compare the price to fact that the rooms are not very big, the furniture is a bit dated and the bathroom a bit minimalist.
Fabian, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Located close to railway station and bus stops although a fair walk into town centre and not the nicest of areas at night....It is a no frills, basic hotel which provides a comfortable if small room and very basic bathroom.Very friendly staff and a reasonable breakfast buffet. You have to pay up front on arrival which is unusual.Part of a chain of hotels bearing this name.....there were lots of French people staying which gave it a very family feel. It did what we needed to do(provide somewhere to sleep and waah) but with a very basic feel.
2-night trip
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8/10 Very Good

Luke, 1-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Friendly staff and ideal location next to the train station
1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very Good

1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Got the top floor which was great and quiet
Barry, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very Good

Nice room close to Old Port
Nice little room for a family, although the staircase going to second level inside the room was super steep and scary for kids. We put some chairs at the top and some pillows at the bottom just in case.
1-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

Good place to stay in La Rochelle
We stayed here in La Rochelle over Bastille Day (14July) and France's victory at the World Cup Final (15 July 2018) and I don't think we could have chosen a better place. It s nicely situated between the railway station and the harbour / Big Wheel area and the staff were welcoming and helpful, despite all the joyous distractions outside!
Charles, 3-night romance trip
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8/10 Very Good

Simple and clean with a great location
This is a comfortable, budget place located right next to the bustling harbor but far enough away to keep things peaceful. It's a somewhat worn, simple property but the service is very helpful and the price is great for what you are getting. Despite the slightly worn facilities, everything was kept spotless. So, a pleasant, simple place at at the right price. Perfect for family travel. One big piece of advice: If you want to get paid, and much cheaper parking in the hotel rather the surrounding garages, you need to come earlier in the day as the lot only holds about a dozen cars. Breakfast is meh, and I recommend skipping the fee and instead eating at one of the nice cafes and bakeries along the harbor.
Finn, 1-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Great location and, therefore, probably good value
Good parking. Great location. Good staff. Good value. Room very small and bed a bit uncomfortable. You get what you pay for.
1-night trip
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