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Hotel Francois Premier

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Elewijt, Belgium
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Good situated hotel in the town centre not so far from the old centre of Cognac. Helpfull and friendly staff. Nice parking next to the hotel. No restaurant though but a very nice breakfast. Rooms (superior) are well equiped, separate toilet, small but complete bathroom (splendid shower, no bath). Large bed and nice decoration.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We had an unexpected stop here after a vehicle failure and the staff made us very comfortable in a good sized room. There's parking below (which you need and is extra) and a nice bar but no restaurant. The hotel is right in the centre of town so there is lots of choice for places to eat. Good air conditioning...

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West Kilbride, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Having lived in Cognac for a few years, I know the town quite well. I had stayed at this hotel (previous owners) in 2005 and frankly, although the location was brilliant (in the centre of the compact town), the hotel was tired and clearly in need of a significant remodel. The hotel closed while I lived there and sat empty...

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Hotel-FrancoisIerC, Gérant at Hotel Francois Premier, responded to this review

Dear Craig, Just a few words to thank you for your very kind message. It was a real pleasure for us to welcome you back in Cognac. We all hope to welcome you again !!!!! Best regards, Isabelle and Marc PS : we are looking for an other curtain in the bathroom ...

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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

This is one of the loveliest hotels I have stayed at. The staff are beyond wonderful and the room we had overlooking the Centre was comfortable, clean and spacious. We had a car park within the grounds, easily accessible. Next time I will be staying longer.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2016

This hotel was a delightful place to stay for our visit to Cognac. It couldn't be more centrally located, and the secure private parking garage was perfect at €10 per night! Gary knew who we were without even introducing ourselves, and his polite calm and helpful manner was very inviting. Our keys were already prepared so check in was a...

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Falkirk
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Lovely hotel, room very big with side view of square, staff very friendly, good choice for breakfast. Bit if a disappointment that swimming pool was closed when we were there, lovely place to stay for short break

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Spain
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We arrived at this hotel late afternoon looking forward to using the Spa and Pool after a day's driving through France. The receptionist advised that the pool/spa was only open until 8pm and if we wanted to use it we had to let her know 45minutes in advance so she could switch the sauna on. She then switched it on...

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Spain
Reviewed 2 February 2016

The room is a little small but very modern, quiet and comfortable. The pool and sauna were nice and not busy, robe and slippers were nice to have. The parking entrance is just on the roundabout so we only managed to make it 2nd time around. Staff very nice and helpful. Cocktails at the bar were nice with the waiter...

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Reviewed 2 January 2016

I would describe this as a boutique hotel and it is located perfectly in the centre of Cognac! It is situated on a roundabout but traffic noise is minimal and does not affect your stay. Our room was on the 1st floor overlooking the roundabout, great view of the xmas tree and lights! The room was beautifully decorated in sumptuous...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 5 November 2015

I stayed here for a business trip, when I was visiting the Cognac region. The hotel is lovely, super friendly staff, with great little rooms that are well decorated, impeccably clean and with lovely bedding (always important!) It's right in the centre of Cognac, so close to all the big Cognac houses and other attractions. There is a great bar,...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Due to its privileged location (in the center of Cognac), Francois Premier Hotel is your ideal base for your travels on foot (your car being parked inside). Its spa with swimming pool, hammam and massage will guarantee intense relaxing moments, as well as the "rooftop" garden. Its exceptional cocktail bar (both in its products and its barman) welcomes you for nice evenings (until 2am from Tuesday to Saturday). All this in a modern setting, perfectly balancing the elegance of the mansions of the 19th century with the audacity of contemporary design For a great stay in Cognac ... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Francois Premier

Address: 3 Place Francois 1er | 3, Place François 1er, 16100 Cognac, France
Region: France > Nouvelle-Aquitaine > Charente > Cognac
Price Range: $162 - $344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Francois Premier 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Our room was overlooking the main square, busy but not noisy. Second or third floors good views of Cognac.”
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“As above, take some earplugs for the mopeds speeding up and down. I guess this is probably just a weekend issue”
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