Suite Novotel Calais Coquelles Tunnel sous la Manche
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Just 200 metres from the Channel Tunnel as well as local tourist attractions, the Suite Novotel Calais Coquelles Tunnel Sous La Manche offers ultra-modern, suite-only accommodation that is conveniently located for visitors staying locally and those in transit.
Every suite is designed as a modular room with highly customizable quarters. The rooms are equipped with full bathrooms, a multimedia system including internet and fibre-optic Wi-Fi access and a range of digital entertainment from satellite TV to games. There is also a kitchen with a fridge, microwave and mini-bar.
The hotel has many round-the-clock amenities that also cater to cross-channel travellers, including free massage nights, wheelchair access and pet accommodation.
The hotel offers 24-hour dining opportunities at its “food bar.” It is also convenient to local restaurants and diners.
The hotel is just ten minutes from the port and the beach.
NameSuite Novotel Calais Coquelles Tunnel sous la Manche
AddressPlace De Cantorbery, 62231, Coquelles France | 0.5 miles from city center | Show on map
Telephone: +33(3)21195000 | Fax:+33(3)21195005 | Official Homepage
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Top 9 Features
- Hotel bar
- Bathroom with bathtub,
- Bathroom with shower,
- Windows that open,
- Central heating,
- Air conditioning,
- Satellite TV,
- Small lounge,
- Cable TV,
- WiFi in the rooms
- Business center,
- Entrance hall/ lobby,
- Parking lot,
- Pets allowed,
- Hotel bar,
- Hotel safe,
- Convenience store,
- Non-smoking rooms,
- PC with internet,
- 24-hour reception,
- Laundry service,
- WiFi in Lobby,
- Room service,
- Shoe cleaning service,
- Number of floors
- Boats to Rent,
- Fitness / Aerobics,
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