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3 Place Francois 1er 3, Place François 1er, 16100 Cognac France
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#2 of 13 hotels in Cognac
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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 ...
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Board games / puzzles
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Meeting rooms
Massage
Car park
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Steam room
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Shared lounge / TV area
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Desk
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Laptop safe
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Modern
Quiet
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, German
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Annika K S wrote a review Aug 2022
Gothenburg, Sweden73 contributions24 helpful votes
What can I say? Beautiful rooms in an old style. Good breakfast. Swimming pool. Nice people that work there.The hotel is close to both food, restaurants, shopping and the big cognac distilleries. Nice stay indeed.
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Date of stay: August 2022
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Colin R wrote a review Aug 2022
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom6 contributions5 helpful votes
Arriving in Cognac for a property finding trip, we whilst en route booked a 3 night stay at the Francois.. We were pleasantly greeted by Gary who was heading front of house that day and it was a delight to meet him. Each and every hotel would and could only benefit from his manner, attentitivness, professionalism, and appearance. The hotel benefits from high quality rooms, overall experience was exceptional and the decor outstanding. Situated in the very Center of town, surrounded by restaurants and brassiere’s this made for stress free evenings. Travelling very frequently in that area of France, this will now be my go to hotel of choice. I/we have given this hotel a 5 star review for a very good reason…
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled on business
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deathracer wrote a review Jul 2022
Montreal, Canada1967 contributions347 helpful votes
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I stayed at Hotel Francois Premier recently for over a week while on business with several colleagues. The hotel is in an excellent location on the main square of Cognac city center. The hotel is beautiful and very well maintained. Front staff were very friendly and attentive. My room was a nice size, fully equipped and had 2 nice windows. What I liked - Very comfortable bed - Super efficient AirCon - Very quiet - Kettle - Great bathroom with rain shower - Breakfast was high quality with many choices and excellent scrambled eggs - Umbrellas to borrow To Improve - The hotel WiFi for the rooms was broken for the entire time of my stay. My colleagues informed me it was broken for a few weeks - Our entire team ending up purchasing SIM cards with large data included to be able to work from our rooms - No one at the hotel ever reached out to me to offer any kind of compensation for the WiFi situation NOTE: There is limited hotel indoor parking for a fee, but free outdoor parking is very close by
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Try for a room on upper floor facing the square
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foodyflourfairy wrote a review Jul 2022
London, United Kingdom56 contributions32 helpful votes
This was a last minute booking and we were very lucky. A thorough classic where things are done properly, seamlessly and with panache! If you are looking for somewhere to stay then choose this…. It even has a beautiful cathedral of a car park!
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Nitchy83 wrote a review Jun 2022
Boulogne-Billancourt, France194 contributions77 helpful votes
The hotel is perfectly located within walking distance of all of Cognac highlights. The staff is extremely welcoming and helpful. Breakfast was very good with a little quirk: very British fare like lemon curd and Marmite on offer which is unusual in France. Quiet, spacious rooms with nice big comfortable beds. Didn't experience the bar, sadly, but it seemed very cosy.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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ggg wrote a review Jun 2022
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Quiet, very well presented, I’ve stayed here before and liked it on both occasions. Well located for restaurants breakfast was extra but good. Car was able to be charged on the EV chargers in the parking . I do not need to be commanded to provide 200 characters for this review.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Geir B wrote a review Jun 2022
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Best place to stay i Cognac. The suite was perfect, and the friendly and loving staff made it all perfect. For me, the only place to stay whenever i am in Cognac. The location is perfect, in the heart of Cognac. Walking distance to everything. Highly recomended!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Jan Egil R wrote a review Jun 2022
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Very nice Hotel. Super service and nice staff Who gave us an exellant experiance in Cognac Good brekfast and perfect location. Cleen rooms and good accomandations at the hotel. The staff had good knowlege of restaurants and the area around.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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greatravels1 wrote a review May 2022
Houston, Texas135 contributions343 helpful votes
We only got to enjoy this hotel for 2 nights, but we really loved our stay. The location is very central to everything, the restaurants, the pedestrian area and the Cognac houses. We loved our room on the third floor. It was very nice size, with comfortable hard beds and wonderful shower. There is a nice bar attached to the hotel, and also a nice spa (which we did not get a chance to experience), and a small fitness room. They have 2 different breakfast plans. Small breakfast (hot drink and pastries) for 9 Euros, and full buffet breakfast for 19 Euros. The hotel staff was very friendly and accommodating, especially Garry, who spoke excellent English and was very helpful. We really enjoyed our stay and hope to return to Cognac and this hotel.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Dutch-Mikey wrote a review May 2022
Le Havre, France1106 contributions451 helpful votes
The hotel is perfectly placed. Most of the interesting sites in Cognac and in walking distance. The hotel is a refurbished hotel with modern amenities. Airco is very good. Rooms are well done and comfortable. On the down side, the toilet is so low that it looks like it was made for children. The bath shower sprays water all over the place since it cannot be tilted. Breakfast is good, with ample choice. Covered parking is a blessing when the hot sun is out. They have just installed 4 EV chargers. Staff are very friendly and helpful.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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US$119 - US$176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel François Premier
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel François Premier?
Nearby attractions include Jardin Public de Cognac (0.5 km), Martell Cognac's Visitors Center (0.5 km), and Eglise Saint-Léger (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel François Premier?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel François Premier?
Guests can enjoy a lounge and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel François Premier?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking on-site, and paid private parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel François Premier?
Conveniently located restaurants include Creperie L'Olympia, Le Cellier, and Chez Bianca et Philippe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel François Premier?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool during their stay.
Is Hotel François Premier located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.07 km away from the centre of Cognac.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel François Premier?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Hotel François Premier?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel François Premier?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and German.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel François Premier?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Martell Cognac's Visitors Center (0.5 km) and La Maison de la Lieutenance (0.5 km).