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“cosy hotel in a good location” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Hotel Napoleon
Ranked #2 of 28 Hotels in Ajaccio
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Tokyo, Japan
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28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“cosy hotel in a good location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2012

The hotel looked quite shabby from outside. The foyer and corridor was also dated. However, the bathroom was modern and functioned really well. As we visited in the low season, they had a plenty of parking space available and we had no difficulty regarding our rented car. We walked around Cours Napoleon and walked to and from restaurant "A Nepita". Everything was efficiently run including good-quality WiFi.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Paris, France
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71 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2011

I wanted a hotel within walking distance of the town so i was not disappointed. As i then walked around Ajaccio i dont think i found another hotel in a more convenient location, certainly not amongst other choices which were too far away or on main roads. The Napoleon is on a small road 50m off the main shopping street in Ajaccio. The hotel garage is 50m away but on a one way street so you would need to remember this to avoid driving a few times around the block.

The staff at the hotel were all very friendly, my room was ready for an early check in. WIFI is free throughout the hotel and reception is very good. The rooms are not large, but very comfortable, with a clean, modern bathroom.

Breakfast is a buffet but well worth taking. If you a have a big appetite you would spend twice this amount eating in a café nearby.

Unless you are looking for a five star hotel with restuarant and pool then you cannot go wrong with this hotel. Great value too.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Sydney
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18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2011

The room we had was clean and neat. The bathroom is very modern and the stay was very pleasant.
Staff are friendly and extremely helpful.
Location is central and there is parking at extra cost if you require it.
Would definitely recomment this hotel and would stay here again happily

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank RSM6
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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2011

My husband and I had a wonderful stay at Hotel Napoleon. The staff were so friendly and helpful and even loaned me a laptop! Breakfast (extra - but worth it) was huge and delicious.
The room was bright, quiet and clean and the bathroom was roomy with a great shower. Parking in the narrow garage is a challenge but we walked everywhere and only used the garage on arriving and leaving. The hotel is a 5 minute walk from both the commercial pedestrian-only street and the ocean promenade. If we get back to Ajaccio ( I hope!) we'd definitely stay there again.

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  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank galfree
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Auckand
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210 reviews
86 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2011

when we arrived in the early evening after a hard days driving we were told there was no booking for us and the hotel was full. We had a confirmation pre paid voucher but they just told us the hotel was full and our booking had been cancelled.
We were rebooked into hotel Fesch; a nearby hotel but would have to carry our luggage as there was no taxi access. Being away from home for some months we had heavy luggage and doing this was no mean feat. The new hotel was helpful and the room fine. we had to reverse the procedure in the morning as Napoleon had found us a room. Hotel Fesch however insisted hotel Napoleon sent a porter which they did and we just had to carry our hand luggage and tip the porter;
It turned our our hotel had made a ,mistake and they found our booking!!!
They put us in a room the size of a pocket handkerchief and there we stayed for four nights;
We are extensivly travelled and aware mistakes happen. It was only through the efforts of our travel agent this problem was resolved but not to our satisfaction. The hotel could at least have given us a decent sized room;
Breakfast was ok with helpful and friendly staff. Location good with nearby if difficult parking available.
Would not recommend this hotel. they were unhelpful and unfriendly. would however; recommend Hotel Fesch

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  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Florence, Italy
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292 reviews
95 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2011

Once we got our car into the parking garage (somewhat problematic) everything was wonderful. The front desk staff were very helpful and our room offered good value. The location is excellent, right in the center of town, but off on a side street so you could sleep undisturbed. Everyone spoke English. If you are arriving by car, you might be advised to ask instructions before you arrive on how to get your car into the garage.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Mascalzone
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Kongsberg, Norway
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60 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2011

Enjoyable hotel in the centre of old town Ajeccio. Just a short stroll from everything. Perfect for shopping, museum, cafe, eating and drinking. All close by.

Car parking is a bit tricky at first although garage was good there is no space in front of hotel for check-in and baggage drop off. Visitors are left with blocking street.

All in all: Would stay again and can reccommend it for vacation and business.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Hotel Napoleon
Address: 4 rue Lorenzo Vero | BP 28, 20181 Ajaccio, Communaute d'Agglomeration du Pays Ajaccien, Corsica, France
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Region: France > Corsica > Corse-du-Sud > Communaute d'Agglomeration du Pays Ajaccien > Ajaccio
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Ajaccio
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Ajaccio
#2 Romantic Hotel in Ajaccio
#3 Family Hotel in Ajaccio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Napoleon 3*
Number of rooms: 62
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
For people interested in sight seeing and business travel,Hotel Napoleon located in Ajaccio city center,a few steps away from congress meeting place,combines expected comfort of a three star,attractiveness and services of a provincial hotel: Sound proof and air conditioned bedrooms,digital channels TV,canal +,free wifi access,individual safe,hair dryer. Open all the year round. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Napoleon Hotel Ajaccio
Hotel Napoleon Ajaccio, Corsica

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