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The 10 Best Hotels in Nantes, France

The 10 Best Hotels in Nantes, France

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Updated: 9 February 2017
Nantes sits at the mouth of the river Loire as a bustling beacon of French creativity, alive with a multitude of cultures and traditions. The city offers an array of accommodation options for every kind of budget. Read Culture Trip’s guide to the ten best hotels in Nantes.

Sōzō Hotel

Located in a renovated 19th century chapel, Sōzō Hotel gives visitors a unique kind of accommodation option set within the walls of a church. It offers 28 rooms designed in a combination of modern and historical styles, and the ultra slim flat screen televisions, free wifi access and Nespresso coffee machines are all complementary. Highly recommended for non-French speakers, the hotel’s multilingual concierge service is excellent and is open 24 hours a day. Watch out for the delicious selection of cheeses available at breakfast.

16 Rue Frédéric Cailliaud, Nantes, France, +33 251824000

Hotel Voltaire Opera

With a nostalgic atmosphere, central location and bright, airy rooms, Hotel Voltaire Opera is a top spot in Nantes to both relax and explore. Just a few minutes walk from the Théâtre Graslin and Machines de l’Ile, the hotel was built in 1855, and is still set in one of the best locations from which to traverse the city. The continental breakfast buffet here is not to be missed, offering tasty homemade jams as well as delicious prunes stewed with apple and vanilla. Highly recommended for business meetings due to its central position, the conference room can be easily booked through an online application form.

10 Rue Gresset, Nantes, France, +33 240733104

Radisson Blu Hotel

Located in the renovated Palais de Justice, and modelled in a brilliantly classical style, the Radisson Blu Hotel in Nantes is a four star choice. An extravagantly decorated entrance leads onto a splendidly furnished hallway, with all fittings personally created by renowned designer Jean-Philippe Nuel. Radisson Blu’s fitness center offers visitors the very latest in exercise technology, and there is an exceptional breakfast on offer, which includes a wide selections of cheeses, meats, pastries and breads.

6 Place Aristide Briand, Nantes, France, +33 272001000

Hotel OKKO Nantes Château

Located in the heart of the city center, just a few miles from the Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne and the Cité des Congrès de Nantes, Hotel OKKO Nantes Château is a minimalist option, offering comfortable rooms and a fabulous lounge reception. The highlight here is the hotel’s common area, Le Club, offering free wine or beer and canapés in the evening, and a delicious breakfast in the morning. The Old Town neighbourhood of Nantes is situated conveniently across the road, providing a wealth of restaurant choices and nightlife spots.

15 Rue de Strasbourg, Nantes, France, +33 252200070

Hotel OKKO Nantes Château | Courtesy of Hotel OKKO Nantes Château
Hotel OKKO Nantes Château | Courtesy of Hotel OKKO Nantes Château

Seven Urban Suites

Seven Urban Suites offers visitors quiet, warm rooms with large windows and spacious beds. The apartments are equipped with an array of facilities, including a kitchenette, free wifi access, a mini-bar and flat-screen television, as well as breakfast facilities such as a tea boiler and a coffee machine. This hotel is located in the heart of Nantes, and is just a short 2 minute walk from the historic center.

10 Rue Konrad Adenauer, Nantes, France, +33 251729700

Duquesne Hotel

Duquesne Hotel is Nantes’ top choice for eco-friendly accommodation, being the proud recipient of both the E.U and Greek Key eco-label. Breakfast is prepared using fresh, organic and home-made ingredients, and can be easily brought up to rooms upon request. The hotel is very centrally located, making it a great spot from which to explore the historic sites of Nantes. Watch out for the lavender theme, with lilac decor and an aromatic lavender air freshener used throughout the building.

12 Allée Duquesne, Nantes, France, +33 240475724

Hotel Westotel Nantes Atlantique

Hotel Westotel Nantes Atlantique is an environmentally friendly hotel located just outside of the city. The spacious rooms on offer here are clean and elegant, and the outdoor swimming area is large and bright, giving a great chance to relax and unwind, with spa facilities available too. A jazz band performs here two evenings a week, so enjoy a vibrant evening soundtrack with your cocktails.

34 Rue de la Vrière, La Chapelle-sur-Erdre, France, +33 251813636

Hotel Pommeraye

If you are looking for a central hotel with a good quality-price ratio, Hotel Pommeraye is the place for you. The rooms have a unique style, thanks in part to the captivating wallpaper, which is different for each room. Hotel Pommeraye’s staff are helpful are available 24/7, and always keep an eye out for all your needs.

2 Rue Boileau, Nantes, France, +33 240487879

Amiral Hotel

Situated on a picturesque cobbled lane in the city center, the charming Amiral hotel is just 96 meters from the Theatre Graslin, and a five minute walk from the Place Royale plaza. All bathrooms are equipped with eco-friendly facilities, and there’s a fully stocked minibar is available in every en-suite. Each room is filled with colourful flower designs, and the reception is famed for playing only British music from the early 60s.

26 bis Rue Scribe, Nantes, France, +33 240692021

Kyriad Nantes Ouest

Kyriad Nantes Ouest is a top choice for the adventure lover thanks to its close proximity to a swimming pool, a golf range, a tennis court, a go-karting track and an ice-skating rink. The rooms are colorful, modern, well equipped and sparkling clean. This hotel is situated in a very good location for catching a concert at the Zénith Nantes Metropole. The freshly squeezed orange juice here is homemade, delicious, and should not be missed.

Esplanade Ella Fitzgerald, ZAC Armor, Saint-Herblain, France, +33 272010000