FERRY & HOTEL
Mercure Rochefort Corderie Royale, Rochefort
France > Poitou Charentes > ROCHEFORT
Next door to the Royal Ropeworks, the longest building in France, this impressive hotel is built in the same elegant architectural style, with tasteful contemporary decor. Good sized bedrooms are air conditioned for comfort and the splendid restaurant offers diners traditional French cuisine with delightful views of the Charente river. There is also an outdoor pool (mid Apr-Sept) plus a sauna and gym. The town of Rochefort was built as a military base in the 17thC, and has several important museums as well as the beaches of the nearby coast to explore.