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Malvern, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2014 via mobile

Stayed here as three couples for a family event at the last minute. The staff are the main attribute here and we're superb, late arrivals at midnight we're swiftly given room key and despatched to bed sympathetically with paperwork dealt with next morning. Late departure handled kindly with a room allocated for our collective belongings and last minute changing in... More 

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Hotel_Novel, Réceptionniste at Hotel Novel, responded to this review

Dear OzPepper, Thank you for your nice comment. We tried to do our best to make you feel comfortable in our hotel. Best regards, More 

Dewsbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Just returned from the hotel very clean helpful staff ,could not enough for you. Good price to pay for staying in a beautiful part of France .Hotel not the centre but not far to walk. We would return if in the area again

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Hotel_Novel, réceptionniste at Hotel Novel, responded to this review

Dear Michael C, Thank you for your review of our hotel. It was a pleasure to host you and all the staff will be glad to see you again. More 

Wembdon, United Kingdom
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60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2014

This hotel was perfectly adequate but nothing special. Also not a particularly nice location in Annecy but the rooms were ok.....perhaps not as clean as we would have liked but ok, the TV was temperamental but that could have been down to the massive thunderstorm. We did not try the restaurant as the menu was not enticing and the bar... More 

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 July 2013

Stayed here 2 nights in July 2013. In France for Classic Motorcross with motorhome, BUT, husband (rider) crashed heavily & had to spend 2 nights in a neurosurgical ward in Annecy Hospital. My son booked the hotel on line, pre Tour de France race weekend so lots of men in lycra and hotel rooms at a premium. Anyway the hotel... More 

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Yorkshire
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2012

We stayed here for four nights at the end of August 2012. We found the hotel to be fair for the price. I don't know where othe reviewers have got their comments from (maybe from a different hotel) . The accomodation is over four floors (there isn't a fifth floor). The rooms are kept clean and the towels are changed... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2011

For £100+ a night in a place like this I would expect a clean room with a decent bathroom. It felt more like a bail hostel. The staff were friendly enough but it doesn't compensate for the dirtyness and lack of refinement. Disappointing. How do these places stay in business I don't know.

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2011

We needed an overnight stop on route across France to the UK. This Hotel is in a pleasant residential location and the staff are friendly and helpful. With regard to the room, it has seen better days (about 25 years ago judging from the state of the furnishing). However if you want to relive the 70's, in a shabby sort... More 

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Finland
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2010

but would need a renewal and new decoration to make it more appealing to customers. Our room looked more like a room at a hostel, not a hotel. It was also quite noisy and there was no air conditioning. Because of the noise coming from the quite big road just outside (we had to keep the window open since it... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in a quiet wooded area in Annecy, the Hotel Novel - Restaurant La Mamma is open all year round for holiday or business. Our hotel offers free public parking, free wifi connection and a room for storing bicycles. Connected to the lake by a wide pedestrian and bike trail, and to the city by urban bus lines, its location is ideal for quiet vacations. Our three-star hotel has sixty-eight rooms renovated in 2012 that combine comfort and functionality. Three of them are accessible to people with reduced mobility and a dozen can accommodate families. All rooms are soundproofed and have a private bathroom, flat-screen TV, air conditioning. The reception is reachable 24 hours / 24 and 7/7 and our staff speaks several languages. Our restaurant "La Mamma", recognized as Maître-Restaurateur, offers home cooking with specially selected products. The Chef serves traditional cuisine with Savoyard and Italian specialties. Also take advantage of our two terraces for a meal or a coffee break at the hotel's bar. Our hotel is a great place for seminars and meetings. Our four modular rooms suits your needs and can accommodate 150 people. We have a nightclub for private parties. We also offer circuits for groups to discover the Pays de Savoie and accommodation or food services. Two places for buses are close to the establishment. Enjoy a quality stay in Annecy in our establishment with a family atmosphere and with our warm and available team. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Novel

Address: 69 avenue de France, 74000, Annecy, France
Region: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Haute-Savoie > Annecy
Price Range: €93 - €137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Novel 3*
Number of rooms: 68
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