For a truly magical experience, elegant bed and breakfast Symphonie des Sens provides patrons with the amazing opportunity of spending their nights in Rennes in a genuine 16th century mansion, complete with double doors, a spiral staircase and large fireplaces. The historical grandeur, however, is tastefully juxtaposed by the chic, modern décor, so that the magnificent rooms are laden with all mod cons too.
Symphonie des Sens, 3 Rue du Chapitre, Rennes, France +33 02 99 79 30 30
Just fifteen minutes’ walk from the centre of Rennes, Hôtel LeCoq-Gadby is a well-located modern and inventive establishment. Its spirit for fun and quirkiness shows in its differently themed rooms, ranging from a tartan-themed Scottish one to a rustic “Carpenter” room. Also of note is its superb Michelin-starred restaurant, complete with a regularly-changing menu to suit the chef’s creative style.
Hôtel LeCoq-Gadby, 156 Rue Antrain, Rennes, France +33 02 99 38 05 55
Conveniently situated just a few paces from the train station, right in the center of Rennes, the stylish and contemporary Le Victoria offers a chic and comfortable stay. This is a small, friendly, finely decorated boutique that has a personal touch and certainly does not break the bank. The newly renovated restaurant also boasts a good variety of tasty dishes using fresh products in a modern, welcoming setting, not to mention a truly delightful patio.
Le Victoria, 35 Avenue Jean Janvier, Rennes, France +33 02 99 31 69 11
Just a few minutes’ walk from the train station, the quirky Hôtel Astrid welcomes guests into a lovely and friendly environment. While modest, it is a stylish establishment with bright but cozy, comfortable rooms. This elegant, intimate boutique offers guests a personal experience and the breakfast is also worth mentioning, with a good range of both sweet and savoury options in a welcoming, modern setting.
Hôtel Astrid, 32 Avenue Louis Barthou, Rennes, France +33 02 99 30 82 38