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Sofitel Marseille Vieux-Port

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice warm decor, spaceoues comfortable and clean room, attention to details and wonderful friendly and accomadadting stuff!!!!! Extra facilities as spa are nice and accessible , restaurant is very good .

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DirectionSofitel, Responsable relations clients at Sofitel Marseille Vieux-Port, responded to this review

Dear Carmela, We thank you for taking the time to share your impressions following your recent stay with us. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience with us and you enjoyed our staff service as well as the different facilities of the Hotel. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure that this feedback...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic location - you can't beat it. Amazing views across the city and very accessible to everything. Great service too. Thoroughly recommend it if you want to get away from it all and totally relax.

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Dear Mr, Dear Mrs, We sincerely thank you for your confidence and for choosing the Sofitel Marseille Vieux Port for your stay in Marseille. Our teams works every day to offer exceptional experiences to our customers, so it's a real pleasure to learn that you have been able to fully enjoy and relax during your stay. We look forward to...

NY, NY
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This small hotel (100 rooms or so) has the feeling of an inn..rather than a chain hotel. Attractive decor throughout...not an anonymous corporate feel like many other hotel chains. We had a large, nicely-furnished room with a terrace facing the yacht-filled harbor and Louis XIV stone fort just across the water. Friendly personal staff..fine concierge service. Food is excellent: the...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 15 October 2016

An efficient, typical 5 star hotel with a slight difference - great staff. In all my travels - as much as 100 days a year- I have never come across a concierge team that is so proactive. Whether it was for arranging taxis or questions about a local restaurant. When I needed a taxi they would ask where I wished...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Although I understand Edith Piaf was at home in more 'blue collar' establishments I could see she would have no regrets about a sojourn at the Sofitel Vieux Port . Well situated on an advantagious position between two forts guarding the entrance to the harbour it is well situated for a stroll to bars restaurants and shopping its interior and...

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Dear Madam, Dear Sir, What can we say except thank you for this wonderful comments shared on TripAdvisor ! We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience with us, such as Edith Piaf and Yves Montant, who was 2 very famous personnality who stayed in our house. I will share your comments with our team. I am sure...

Bromley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Have just spent a long weekend at the Sofitel and could find nothing to criticise. A rare occurrence. The reception staff were incredibly welcoming and helpful. Restaurant staff charming and accommodating. Room (overlooking the courtyard) well equipped and at last a plug by a mirror, with a chair, so I could do my hair, and good room lighting for both...

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Dear Adrienne, Let us thank you for the comment posted on TripAdvisor following your stay with us, and your warm recommendations. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience with us and you enjoyed the discreet and attentive service of our reception staff. It is with pleasure that we will share your compliments to all our teams, who...

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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We just calme back From a 2 nights stay at the sofitel vieux port. The vies From the bar is stunning. Service is efficient. Our room was well equipped with good amenities. It's a good Sofitel based on Sofitel standards. The 3 forts restaurants has an incredible view on the port. Prices were a bit high considering the quality of...

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived in Marseille on October 1st with my partner , we had chosen to spend sometime of our routine and resource ourselves in a nice environment Great choice with the Sofitel Marseille Splendid Location and breathtaking view on the Vieux Port We had a room with a large terrace balcony and we enjoyed every angle of the view Great reception...

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Dear Jean Yannick, What can we say except thank you for this enthusiastic comments shared on Trip Advisor following your recent stay with us. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at the Sofitel Marseille Vieux Port and all our facilities such as our panoramic breakfast and the attentive and helpfull service offered by our staff. Be...

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Well ! We was able to upgrade to a harbour view room & it was well worth the extra cost, It made the start & finish of our holiday on a cruise even more fantastic, Breakfast outside overlooking the harbour & marina was so beautiful. The spar was a must on our return just to finish off the brilliant cruise...

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Dear Raymond, We wanted to thank you for your comment and for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience with us and especially our Luxury Room with the "Magnifique" vieux on the old port of Marseille. All the Sofitel Marseille Vieux Port team warmly thank you for...

Lodsworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We primarily visted the new MuCEM and Fort,plus other museums and the Notre Dame de La Garde, parking for the MuCEM and Notre Dame were easy however other places of interest were more difficult and we would recomend alternative modes of travel as Mareilles is a difficult city to navigate even with Sat Nav.Our Favoutite restaurant by far was PERON...

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Dear Madam, Dear Sir, We sincerely thank you for your confidence and for choosing the Sofitel Marseille Vieux Port for your stay in Marseille. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay in Marseille and the situation of the Sofitel to visit the city under the best ways ! We look forward to have the pleasure to welcoming...

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Ideally located at the heart of France's oldest port city, this hotel is a stopover between the Riviera, the Camargue and Lubéron,and a short boat ride away from the Château d'If on its famous island setting and the Calanques. Near La Canebière, the hotel offers an exceptional view over the Vieux-Port. In the evenings, relax in the cozy atmosphere of the Dantès Skylounge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sofitel Marseille Vieux-Port

Address: 36 boulevard Charles Livon, 13007 Marseille, France
Region: France > Provence > Bouches-du-Rhone > Marseille
Price Range: €158 - €321 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel Marseille Vieux-Port 5*
Number of rooms: 134
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Also Known As:
Sofitel Marseille Vieux-Port Hotel Marseille
Marseille Sofitel
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Marseille
#3 Spa Hotel in Marseille
#4 Romantic Hotel in Marseille
#4 Luxury Hotel in Marseille
#4 Green Hotel in Marseille
#8 Family Hotel in Marseille
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“If view is important insist on a port view. Check bathroom controls on arrival.”
 of 5 bubbles AdamC324, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“Great view to the harbor and city”
 of 5 bubbles 979carmelan, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our terrace room on the 2nd floor was worth the extra cost for the eye-popping harbor/fort view.”
 of 5 bubbles nyvoice, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The view overlooking the water and the marina is really great.”
 of 5 bubbles paymanr2015, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
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