Hotel Terminus Saint Charles
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- High-speed internet in room
- Concierge desk
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking rooms
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Terminus Saint Charles Marseille
A great location, very reasonable price, clean but small and make sure to close the shutters and window to keep the noise out. For further information read my review of Tripadvisor.
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Over 400km later, we arrived at our next overnight stop in La Ciotat. Was a newly built apartment over looking the port. We unpacked, jumped back in the car and grabbed some supplies from the Supermarket. Some clothes washing was on the agenda as well as something for dinner. We thought we would stay 'home' tonight so ...
... country side, giving us another perspective as to what France looks like outside the city of Lyon.
Upon arrival, we were shocked by the differences in architecture of Marseille and loved the "beachy vibes" of the city. There were palm trees all over the city and mountains in the distance. The coastline seemed to extend forever. As we drove from the train station to the port, I noticed an exorbitant amount of ...
... by a mobile tour of the actual port. We then got lunch at a small cafe inside some sort of an outdoor dinning area in a transparent cube. We then continued our day to FedEx Express where we received a nice presentation and tour of FedEx Express and their facility which is set up for loading and packing air freight containers. We then took the train back to Lyon and had a night to enjoy more of the nightlife and culture of Lyon.
Every French person I told I was going to Marseille told me the same thing - "Marseille? be careful, it's dangerous!". Except, of course, every person FROM Marseille, who played the danger down and explained that it's just certain areas that are no-goes.
As I was only there for a day and a half, I had to be very selective in what I'd see. On my first day I went to the Vieux Port (the old port), which is quite nice with it's bouquet of restaurants aligned along ...
... directed us straight there. Problem was that it guided us into a tunnel where, tradition has it, the GPS signal was somewhat weak (non existent) and we got lost. We were successful in the end and it was worth the trouble. The views across Marseille, the harbor and the Ile d'If were breathtaking. The main basilica inside is beautiful, too. There were paintings of sea disasters, the walls were ornamental and a big statue of St Mary ...