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Mercure La Rochelle Vieux-Port Sud Hotel

4.0/5 1,248 reviews
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  • The hotel has wifi WIFI/Internet Access
  • The hotel has a bar Bar
  • The hotel has a parking Parking
  • The hotel has a restaurant Restaurant
  • The hotel has air conditioning in rooms Air Conditioning
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Check-in from 15h00
Check out up to 12h00

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ALSTOM2 km / 1 mi BOLLORE6 km / 3 mi CARL ZEISS4 km / 2 mi LEA NATURE4 km / 2 mi RHINOS GROUPE4 km / 2 mi UNIVERSITE LR0 km / 0 mi
ANGIBAUD DEROME3 km / 1 mi BRUNSWICK2 km / 1 mi EQIOM7 km / 4 mi PORT DE COMMECE6 km / 3 mi STELIA32 km / 19 mi

Congress centre

ESPACE ENCAN0 km / 0 mi

Exhibition centre

PARC DES EXPOSITIONS2 km / 1 mi PARC EXPO2 km / 1 mi

Your meetings and events

We have 10,762 sq. ft. (1000 m²) of meeting space, accommodating up to 300 people and split across 6 large rooms, 5 offices and a large hall measuring 1722 sq. ft. (160 m² ).All of our meeting rooms benefit from natural daylight and are fully equipped, including free WIFI access.Make the most of our expert assistance, advice and event-organizing services to make sure everything goes to plan for your stay in our beautiful town of La Rochelle.

Room name Surface area Height Theatre style U-shaped Room Board-room Classroom style Banquet
AUNIS 11 m2 2 m 0 0 4 0 0
GATINE 17 m2 2 m 0 0 8 0 0
SAINTONGE 17 m2 2 m 0 0 8 0 0
ILE D'AIX 66 m2 3 m 40 18 12 24 50
BROUAGE 75 m2 3 m 60 20 20 30 50
TALMONT 75 m2 3 m 60 20 20 30 50
BROUAGE + TALMONT 150 m2 3 m 84 30 16 48 80
FORT BOYARD 150 m2 3 m 84 30 16 48 80
ILE D'OLÉRON 184 m2 3 m 165 40 165 100 140
ILE DE RÉ 184 m2 3 m 165 40 165 100 120
FORT BOYARD + TALMONT 225 m2 3 m 126 38 24 84 100
FORT BOYARD + TALMONT + BROUAGE 300 m2 3 m 160 50 32 110 200
ILE D'OLÉRON + ILE DE RÉ 368 m2 3 m 300 50 300 180 300
OLERON + AIX + BOYARD 400 m2 3 m 270 0 270 0 240
OLERON+AIX+BOYARD+TALMONT 400 m2 3 m 320 0 320 240 240
ILE D'AIX + OLÉRON + RÉ 434 m2 3 m 310 0 310 0 310
OLERON+AIX+BOYARD+TALMONT+BROUAG 550 m2 3 m 440 0 440 0 350
RE+OLERON+AIX+BOYARD+HALL 744 m2 3 m 0 0 500 0 460
RE+OLERON+AIX+BOYARD+TALMONT+HAL 819 m2 3 m 600 0 600 400 600
ESPACE CONGRES PRIVATISE 894 m2 3 m 0 0 0 0 700
    • Flipchart
    • Audio and video equipment
    • Podium
    • Lectern
    • Day light
    • WIFI access
    • Syndicate rooms
    • Airconditioned meeting room
    • Video equipment
    • Overhead projector
    • Simultaneous interpreting

When organizing your meeting, the hotel will be happy to discuss the availability of its facilities and services with you.

Equipment in the meeting rooms

Our rooms

We offer different types of rooms to suit different tastes. However, all of our rooms are decorated in the style of a ship cabin regardless of whether you choose a double or twin room.

  • 123 rooms
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 4 rooms for people with reduced mobility
  • 3 family rooms
  • 3 connecting rooms
  • Baby bed
    • 220/240 V AC
    • Air conditioning
    • Emergency exit map
    • Safe deposit box in room
    • Bathroom doors 32 inches wide
    • Bouquet with TV Canal+ and Canalsat
    • Telephone
    • Opening windows
    • WIFI in your room
    • Remote control TV
    • Work desk in all rooms
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Manual temperature control
    • Automatic temperature control
    • Baby bed
    • High speed transmission line
    • RJ 11 outlet
    • Internet access via Fiber Optics
    • Coffee/tea making facilities
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Hair dryer in bathroom
    • Hair dryer at reception
    • Make-up/magnifying mirror
    • Keycard-operated door locks
    • Audible smoke alarms in rooms
    • Deadbolts and/or locks in rooms
    • Smoke alarm in room
    • Emergency info in rooms
    • Alarm clock
    • Automatic wake up call
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4.0/5 TripAdvisor Rating 1,248 reviews
Frances Couples - 03/12/2019 Confirmed reviews ALL
« A refaire. »

Very enjoyable, although the room was quite small, and the bathroom more like a cupboard, with no separate toilet.

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We hope to welcome you back to our hotel very soon! Sincerely, Natacha JOUGLAR Chef de Réception

Brian T. Families - 03/12/2019 Confirmed reviews ALL
« Rainy visit to La Rochelle »

We arrived earlier than originally anticipated. The rooms were ready and the check-in process was expedient. We we’re warmly welcomed, despite the very dull weather. The adjoining rooms were clean and well presented. It is only a short walk to the shopping centre, but the weather made it a little uncomfortable. By the time we arrived back at the hotel we were soaked. Hot showers, with excellent shampoo/conditioner were the order of the day. The hotel’s hair driers were very effective in helping to dry our cloths. Dinner at the restaurant was well prepared with generous servings and reasonable wines. Adjourning to the rooms was pleasant. The TV functions allowed us to watch a film in English language. A comfortable bed, warm a cosy followed by a hearty breakfast the following morning prepared us well for our visit to the La Rochelle Aquarium, suitably located next to the hotel. Despite the weather, the family enjoyed our visit to La Rochelle, mainly thanks to the warm hospitable welcome at Hotel Mercury. We will be back....

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Dear BRIAN T., We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Hôtel Mercure La Rochelle Vieux-Port Sud. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Natacha JOUGLAR Chef de Réception

Anonymous Couples - 02/12/2019 Confirmed reviews ALL
« Rugby weekend »

We were pleased with the hotel location for access to the town and Vieux Port however there was a car rally on the area opposite the hotel - and our room. On the Saturday this was noisy and commentary started at around 7.30 am and more commentary and prizegiving at midnight going on until after 2 am. We were not warned about this before or during check-in. Friends staying at the same hotel who booked via your site were contacted beforehand and given the option to cancel for a full refund. On check out we remarked on the noisy car rally event and a brief apology was made.

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Dear MAUREEN D., Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Hôtel Mercure La Rochelle Vieux-Port Sud. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; please allow me to express my sincerest apologies. At Mercure, we strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer; therefore your feedback is very important to us. Please rest assured that we are taking the appropriate measures to address the problem and prevent future occurrence. We appreciate your sharing your concerns, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the near future. Sincerely, Natacha JOUGLAR Chef de Réception

Couples - 25/11/2019 TripAdvisor review
« disappointing »

bathroom dangarous should have a bath mat as nearly slipped over in shower,bar area very small for size of hotel, should have some form of bar meals,snacks avalaible as you dont always want a full meal.

Geoffrey T. Couples - 23/11/2019 Confirmed reviews ALL
« Comfortable hotel, good location »

Excellent stay. comfortable and convenient. Exceptionally helpful reception staff

Clare Friends - 20/11/2019 Confirmed reviews ALL
« Clean, welcoming and relaxing. »

Fantastic location and excellent hotel providing us with all we wished for. Will visit again.

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Dear Mrs. A., We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the hotel Mercure La Rochelle Vieux-Port Sud. It's always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Guillaume DUBOS Assistant Chef de Réception

Anonymous Couples - 20/11/2019 Confirmed reviews ALL

A very small room for the price. Nowhere comfortable to sit. Paper cups for hot drinks is a no no. As are plastic cups for drinking water. These should be china and glass.

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Our hotel has responded to the review

Dear DAVIES A., Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Hôtel Mercure La Rochelle Vieux-Port Sud. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations. At Mercure, we strive to provide a superior service experience for every customer; therefore your feedback is very important to us. Please rest assured that we will share it with our direction. We appreciate your sharing your concerns, and it is our hope that you will give us the opportunity to better serve you in the near future. Sincerely, Guillaume DUBOS Assistant Chef de Réception

Allan V. Families - 18/11/2019 Confirmed reviews ALL
« Perfect location with parking but room on small side. »

Very smooth reception and welcome with very convenient parking on arrival. Breakfast very good. Bar service in evening a bit slow. Hotel just let down by size of the twin double room I booked, especially when with son in law on rugby trip! Check out was fine and reception very readily adjusted the bill to redeem my points

Joy S. Couples - 14/11/2019 Confirmed reviews ALL
« ideal hotel for good quality stopover experience »

polite, helpful staff, comfy bed, good food

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Our hotel has responded to the review

Dear Mrs. S., We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Hôtel Mercure La Rochelle Vieux-Port Sud. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Guillaume DUBOS Assistant front office manager

Philippe Couples - 04/11/2019 Confirmed reviews ALL
« Very good overall, but breakfast could be better »

Room was spacious, clean, quiet, well insulated (no noise). Very good bedding. The breakfast could have been better: scrambled eggs, sausages and bacon were fine, but the viennoiseries were of a very average quality.

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Dear Mr P., Thank you for the review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely, Guillaume DUBOS Assistant Chef de Réception

Stephen P Couples - 04/11/2019 TripAdvisor review
« Another excellent overnight »

Warm welcome as always. Excellent privilege room and welcome drink. Breakfast very good and the room is bright and airy with excellent views outside. I particluarly enjoyed the Halloween surprises. I will return.

Great L. -. P. Q. H. Couples - 03/11/2019 Confirmed reviews ALL
« Great location awful h. »

Awful will not stay again! Receptionist miserable (it was Halloween but I don’t think it was and act) premier room tiny and noisy, the laundry was on the 4th floor so we could hear the machines all night. The control for the temperature in the room didn’t work, so we had to open the window and it was like being on Oxford Street!

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Dear Mr. Thomson, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at the Hôtel Mercure La Rochelle Vieux-Port Sud. I am sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations; allow me to express my sincerest apologies. Please note that this problem was a true exception to our normal practices. Rest assured that we are taking the appropriate measures to address the problem. All our efforts are concentrated in preventing future occurrences. I would like to reiterate our commitment to high quality standards at Mercure. We are looking forward to welcoming you again at Mercure. Please do not hesitate to contact me during your next visit. Sincerely, Guillaume DUBOS Assistant Chef de Réception

Couples - 31/10/2019 TripAdvisor review
« A small room »

We had booked a Privilege room but this turned out to be no larger or better equipped than a standard room ... no suites for upgrades exist in this hotel. It was comfortable enough but rather small. There were two problems ... the tilt/turn window was jammed shut and the bath/shower tap was very difficult to operate. The interior designer of the rooms in this hotel had excelled her/himself by incorporating a very awkward shelf above the bedhead, which is extremely uncomfortable for tall people, such as myself ... why do hotel designers do this sort of thing?! Also, the provision of small paper cups for tea or coffee is really not acceptable.

Stephen Couples - 30/10/2019 Confirmed reviews ALL
« Another very satisfying visit »

Very warm welcome. Privilege room was great! A better room this time than on previous visits. This room had a separate space for working in and where the shower and toilet were. Will ask for this room on my next visit. A pity that they still insist on only giving one welcome drink per booking rather than per person. Breakfast was as usual ample with a wonderful view of the old harbour. Otherwise, a thoroughly pleasant visit.

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Dear Mr P., We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Hôtel Mercure La Rochelle Vieux-Port Sud. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Guillaume DUBOS Assistant Chef de Réception

D P. Couples - 30/10/2019 Confirmed reviews ALL
« Great staff in a "tired" hotel. »

As thr title says: all the staff in the hotel were wonderful, always very friendly and keen to help with sny queries. The fabric of the hotel is well past it's best: carpets throughout the building have thread bare patches, the bathroom that we had (room 245) had fittings that should have been replaced some time ago: the sink tap had lost it's chrome plating and was covered in verdigris, the bath tap and shower fittings were similar and the grout around the bath was mouldy and peeling. The corridors are definitely ready for re-painting. Breakfast was good with a great selection available and welcoming staff. The bar was small but adequate. The dinner menu srayed the same for each might that we were there - had it changed I guess it might be used more as the view across the harbour is fantastic.

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Our hotel has responded to the review

Dear Mr. P., We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Hôtel Mercure La Rochelle Vieux-Port Sud. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. We have also well noted your remarks concerning the need of refurbishement and confirm you that we are working on a complete renovation for soon. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Guillaume DUBOS Assistant Chef de Réception

Jane Couples - 24/10/2019 Confirmed reviews ALL
« A pleasant night's stay »

Only 2 gripes. The shelf above the bed with lights is too low when sitting up in bed both my husband and I banged our heads several times. The additional pillow in the cupboard didn't have a cover

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Dear Mrs F., We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Hôtel Mercure La Rochelle Vieux-Port Sud. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. We have also well noted your remark concerning the shelf and confirm that it will help us to improve our guest satisfaction. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope to receive you again in the future. Sincerely, Guillaume DUBOS Assistant Chef de Réception

John B. Couples - 14/10/2019 Confirmed reviews ALL
« Harbour View Hotel »

The Mercure Hotel is situated on the harbour side of La Rochelle. Good safe parking for guests and the check in and reception was ok. We were given quite a small room at the far end of the corridor with the bathroom entered through a double door ( looked like a cupboard ). Comfortable and well fitted out. The restaurant for dinner was good as was the breakfast. Staff were all very nice.

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Dear JOHN B., Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your stay at the Hôtel Mercure La Rochelle Vieux-Port Sud. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Guillaume DUBOS Assistant front office manager

Anonymous Friends - 12/10/2019 Confirmed reviews ALL
« Stay at la Rochelle »

Room clean, food good, fantastic location, comfy beds.

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Dear ALLANA A., We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Hôtel Mercure La Rochelle Vieux-Port Sud. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Guillaume DUBOS Assistant Front Office Manager

Hugh M. Couples - 10/10/2019 Confirmed reviews ALL
« Beautifully located hotel »

Very pleasant. The staff were friendly and efficient. Our room had a lovely view of the port. The room was incredibly small but worked. Bathroom was also small but clean and functional. I liked the onsite parking.

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Dear Mr. M., We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at the Hôtel Mercure La Rochelle Vieux-Port Sud. It is always a pleasure to receive positive feedback. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback will serve as an encouragement to all of our staff as we strive to continuously improve the quality of our services. Thank you again for sharing your experience, and we hope your next visit will be as pleasant as the previous one. Sincerely, Guillaume DUBOS Assistant front office manager

Chris T. Couples - 05/10/2019 Confirmed reviews ALL
« Well-situated and comfortable hotel but watch out for bar prices »

We booked the hotel for one night as part of a road trip through Spain and France as we had never been to La Rochelle before and fancied having a look at the town. We wanted to be near the Vieux Port and the hotel was ideally situated for this. We also wanted a hotel with parking for our car. The hotel was clean and comfortable with efficient and helpful staff. I feel that the hotel is priced for its location. During the evening my wife and I had two coffees and two Baileys at a cost of 19 euros. Ouch!

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Dear Mr. T., Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We hope to welcome you back to our hotel very soon! Sincerely, Guillaume DUBOS Assistant Chef de Réception

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