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Mercure Poitiers Centre

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Really nice architecture in an old chapel from the 19th century. The staff was really welcoming and professional. It is 5 minutes from the old town. The breakfast buffet was proper with fresh orange juice and really good bread from a renown French baker. The room was really confortable with a nice bed. The only bad point: there is no electricity plug in the bathroom. This is not very practical for shaving or using your hair iron. Perhaps this is due to the age of the building. It is a really nice hotel for a stay in Poitiers not too far from the Futuroscope.

This Nice has been located in an ancient 17th century jesuites Chapel, arches , stairs and scuptures in lime stones are all around and give a definite charm to the place. Standards rooms are newly furnished modern and clean and so are the bathrooms. The hotel is central, easy to find and close to the main sites to visit in town. Personnel is friendly and helpful. Forget about the modern elevator better use the stone staircase it is awesome !Don't miss it.

I booked a double bed with a balcony. I didn’t get a balcony. My room had one small window to open for fresh air. I like it cold when I sleep. The bed is upstairs with no windows, so my one little window downstairs didn’t keep my room cool. I was hot all night. The bed was like a rock and very flat pillows. Needless to say, I did not sleep well. My friend across the hall came to visit and have some wine. No real chairs in the room. I had 2 stools. Not comfortable. Positives were the kettle in the room, but only 2 coffees and 2 creams. The chapel itself is interesting looking. You need to resign into the WiFi every time you put your iPad down. You can pull up to park, but parking is down the street in public parking. Good location. For the price, it’s overrated.

We stayed one night en route fro Madrid to Calais. The hotel was easy to find and we were directed to a local car park which has an arrangement with the hotel. The building is a converted chapel and adjoining building tastefully done up. It is in the centre of town. We did not eat in the restaurant but that was clearly busy. Would stay again.

The hotel personnel, Michel and Marie-? we're very helpful. Les Archives waitress Ihsen (sp?) was very thoughtful, friendly, and efficient. The restaurant was excellent but one should reserve to be assured of a place.

We stayed for one night here and two nights in the Hotel Europe (see the separate review). The Mercure is a nice hotel but not four stars and not worth the price we paid. In a very pretty building (an old church). Reception is friendly (they helped with the suitcase). Room was fine but quite bare and again not what you would expect for this price. Nice bathroom with toiletries, etc. It did have a kettle and tea/coffee but no proper cups. All very clean. It’s a good location (in the town centre, but it feels slightly out of the way – is particularly close to the station) and the room was very quiet. A perfect satisfactory option. However, they either need to drop their prices or improve their offering.

Unusual experience, at least in continental Europe, where religious buildings are seldom turned into restaurants or hotels (actually both in this case, a restaurant, Les Archives, being set on the ground floor of the hotel). But quite successful, the architects in charge knew their job. On the whole, a flawless hotel : top location (at walking distance from everything), comfortable rooms, professional and smiling staff. Perhaps one suggestion for further improvement : the breakfast buffet could offer less cakes and more vegetables. In any case, we will visit again, for sure !

One night in Poitiers and would certainly return to city and this hotel. Centrally-located, easy to walk to all attractions and rail station. Friendly staff. Good-sized room with shower room at window, lovely touch.

Excellent location, right in the city centre, with underground secure parking. The style is a bit 'dated' but it goes with the style of the building and was spotlessly clean. Room had a lovely terrace to sit in the sun. Service from reception team and at breakfast was much better than we had experienced at other French hotels whilst on our 2 week road trip.

We stayed for three nights and our room wasn't cleaned once. The staff were so rude and unhelpful. When I complained that our room hadn't been cleaned they just made excuses instead of apologising or fixing the problem. They really don't care about their guests.

14 Rue Edouard Grimaux Poitiers Vienne

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Business center
  • Laundry facilities

Located within a 5-minute walk of Palais de Justice, Mercure Poitiers Centre is within a 15-minute stroll of Notre Dame La Grande. This 50-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and free in-room WiFi. It's in central Poitiers and also a short walk from Place du Marechal Leclerc and Place Charles de Gaulle.


Explore the hotel and meet new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge, or enjoy a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.


Mercure Poitiers Centre's 50 air-conditioned rooms provide minibars, coffee makers, and free bottled water. 32-inch flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Phones and desks are other standard amenities.

Property features

Mercure Poitiers Centre features free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a business center. Self parking is available for EUR 5 per night. The front desk is staffed 24 hours a day to help with luggage storage and securing valuables. Additional amenities include a computer station, free newspapers, and laundry facilities.

Room options

Deluxe Room

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Superior Double Room

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Superior Suite

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Standard Room, Balcony

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

86.0% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 555 reviews