Hotel Bristol Union
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Saint-Malo
While I had a friend from the States visiting me in Jersey I organised for us to do a quick overnight trip to St Malo. An hour-ish ferry journey from Jersey we arrived into the glorious sunshine and the walled old city of St Malo. Great food...stunning old buildings & way way too many striped shirts for sale.
... to be transported by boat and was therefore dependent on the tides. During its long life it has been many things, including a prison up to the 1800's, it was hard not to conjure an image of "The Man In the Iron Mask"
It has also been the home of the Benedictine Monks for hundreds of years and it was quite amazing to wander through the parts of the Monastery and see areas similar to they way they would have been during their time ...
... tapestry, depicting the 1066 war, Harold being defeated by William the Conquerer, very old and interesting. A lot of American tourists around as well. After lunch went to find the car, but didn't know where it was!! one hour later we found it after re-tracing our steps.
Then off to Arromanches, D Day beach, this one significant with the Churchill artificial harbour constucted for the D - Day landings. Some of it ...
... climbing a bucketload of stairs. Which was no problem after all the Paris ones. Makes all the pain of the six flights of stairs worthwhile. The abbey itself is amazing, with lots of beautiful views though some scary ones with steep drops. Sebastian seems to have no fear of heights which gives Rhys and me conniptions. We were lucky enough to enter the chapel while they were celebrating mass, the singing was beautiful, so combined with the gorgeous setting it was very ...
the monument itself doesnīt disappoint....itīs a medieval church cum castle built in the sea, and pretty impressive both during the day, and all lit up at night. But, my word, busy. Coachloads of tourists, even in late November, so I canīt imagine what itīs like at peak season. And the clever planners have allowed the streets ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Basic and echoing rooms but all thats needed for a night or two in Saint Malo. Offers breakfast for a few extra Euro. Great location opening onto a small square.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.