ibis Budget Saint Omer Centre

Avenue du Général de GaulleSaint-Omer62500France
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About ibis Budget Saint Omer Centre

ibis budget Saint-Omer Centre is an economy two-star hotel at modern premises about ten minutes’ walk from the historic heart of the fortified town in northern France with its medieval cathedral. Highlights include free Wi-Fi throughout and complimentary parking.

Streamlined cocoon-style twin, double or triple rooms with en suite showers and toilets boast a flat-screen TV, desk and air-conditioning. Selected rooms add an overhead bunk bed. Accessible rooms are offered as are family rooms sleeping up to four people.

Amenities comprise a 24-hour reception, vending machines, lift and an airport shuttle. Pets are allowed.

Cheeses, pastries and cereals feature in the optional all-you-can-eat continental breakfast buffet. There are many eateries within ten minutes’ walk including French, Italian and Chinese restaurants.

ibis budget Saint-Omer Centre is about 40 minutes’ drive from Calais. The Atlantic Wall Museum, lifting the lid on World War Two coastal artillery, is about 50 minutes’ drive away.

Contact

Avenue du Général de Gaulle, Saint-Omer, 62500, France
Telephone: +33(8)92681342 | Fax: +33(3)21110762 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Computer with internet
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Satellite TV
  • WiFi in rooms

Accessibility

  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / hallways
  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Decent value breakfast and good customer services

Travellers were keen on the customer service, often saying personnel were pleasant, helpful and welcoming. Diners appreciated the option of a continental breakfast buffet that was reportedly affordable and convenient with lots of choice.

Popular central location with good road links

Many reviewers felt this hotel's location was highly convenient for visiting the historic centre of Saint-Omer, which was a short stroll away. There were also lots of dining options nearby as well as a retail park. Ferry passengers often said the location was convenient for a stopover as it was within easy driving distance of Calais and other regional ports. Motorists were also within easy driving distance of the A26 and area attractions. Moreover, there was ample free on-site parking plus petrol stations nearby.

Simple but clean and affordable rooms

The simple but smartly-designed, clean and comfortable rooms appealed to many guests, who often said they were suitable for a short stay. There was praise for the generously-sized and powerful showers. Budget-conscious visitors frequently felt the rooms were fair value for money as they were usually reasonably-priced.

Negative Reviews

Free Wi-Fi divided opinion

Although guests welcomed the availability of free Wi-Fi, some felt the network speeds were underwhelming at times.

Too noisy for some

Some rooms were reportedly exposed to traffic noise at times. Light sleepers also reported being able to occasionally hear sounds from neighbouring rooms and corridors through thin walls.

Occasional criticism of some rooms

Several reviewers felt the rooms were small, especially when accommodating the maximum number of people. Others disliked layout of the en suite facilities, saying they resembled cubicles or closets. The way the sink was located in the bedroom also disappointed some guests. Critics claimed they sometimes encountered bathrooms and floors that could have been more thoroughly cleaned.

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Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 93 reviews across the web
8.1 /10
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    7.6 /10
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    8.1 /10
8.1 out of 10 based on 93 reviews