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Overview of Hôtel Vatel

Hôtel Vatel

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Chartrons with restaurant and bar/lounge

9.0/10 Superb

186 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24/7 front desk
4 Cours du Médoc, Bordeaux, 33000
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Business center
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Garden
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
For families
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Chartrons
  • The City of Wine - 7 min drive
  • Place de la Bourse - 6 min drive
  • Grand Theater Opera National of Bordeaux - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Merignac Airport (BOD) - 25 min drive
  • Bordeaux-Benauge Station - 7 min drive
  • Bruges Station - 8 min drive
  • Mérignac-Arlac Station - 9 min drive
  • Cours du Medoc Tram Station - 1 min walk
  • Chartrons Tram Station - 6 min walk
  • Les Hangars Tram Station - 6 min walk


  • Chai les Copains - 3 min walk
  • Le Rive Gauche - 3 min walk
  • La Brasserie des Chartrons - 4 min walk
  • Rest'O - 4 min walk
  • Molly Malone's - 5 min walk

About this property

Hôtel Vatel

Enjoy your visit to Bordeaux with a stay at Hôtel Vatel. Guests looking for a bite to eat can check out Le Bistrot, which serves French cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. A bar/lounge, a terrace, and a garden are other highlights at this upscale hotel. Fellow travelers like the helpful staff and location. The property is just a short walk to public transportation: Cours du Medoc Tram Station is steps away and Chartrons Tram Station is 6 minutes.


English, French, Spanish

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
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 12 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM - anytime
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

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 not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Street parking available

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Room service (late night)

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2015
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counter/sink
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium cable channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Le Bistrot - This brasserie specializes in French cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Reservations are required.
La Brasserie - This brasserie specializes in French cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

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 and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.64 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 18 years of age.

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 16 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 50 (subject to availability)

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; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

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

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1000, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

Also known as

Hotel Vatel Bordeaux
Vatel Bordeaux
Hôtel Vatel Bordeaux
Hotel Vatel
Hôtel Vatel Hotel
Hôtel Vatel Bordeaux
Hôtel Vatel Hotel Bordeaux

Frequently asked questions

Does Hôtel Vatel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hôtel Vatel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hôtel Vatel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Hôtel Vatel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Hôtel Vatel?
No, unfortunately, but there's discounted parking nearby.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hôtel Vatel?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of EUR 50 (subject to availability). Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
Is there an onsite casino at Hôtel Vatel?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Barriere Casino Theatre (6-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Hôtel Vatel and nearby?
Hôtel Vatel has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Hôtel Vatel?
Yes, Le Bistrot offers French cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Chai les Copains (3-min walk), Le Rive Gauche (3-min walk), and La Brasserie des Chartrons (4-min walk).
What's the area around Hôtel Vatel like?
Hôtel Vatel is in Chartrons, a short 1-minute walk from Cours du Medoc Tram Station and 18 minutes' walk from The City of Wine. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings






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Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Louis, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Francois, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nice hotel near the Gironde River in Bordeaux. A very liberal noon checkout time, but be advised that your room key will not work at 12:01!
Bill, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Room 114 was amazing. The staff was terrific. Super convenient to the tram. Only complaint - you have to boil your eggs at breakfast.
laurence, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

betty, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

John, 2-night trip
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6/10 Good

The rooms were great. Well furnished and the bathrooms were pretty good. Staff at the lobby was hit or miss. There seemed to be some staff members under training and didnt even seem to speak french properly. At checkout we asked for a taxi but the lady at the reception never mentioned that the taxi also charged to get to us. Our alternative was a 15 eur uber to the train station while we ended up paying 40 eur for a taxi that came from a far and charged us for the trip to pick us up. Would have appreciated more transparency from the hotel staff members about this huge difference between uber and taxis
Rodrigo, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Francois, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Good hotel
Great friendly staff, very helpful and accommodating. Parking is a very long walk (but you may not need your car for awhile). Many Uber and cabs available. No parking anywhere in Bordeaux. 1.5 mile walk to hotel de ville (main center of action ) close walk to shopping and many other restaurants
Paul, 4-night trip
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