Ibis Marseille Gare Saint Charles
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... recommended us to go. We googled map the place and it's supposedly 1.6km away from our apartment, which is pretty reasonable walk. However, we were lost and couldn't find the place, which is not the first time, so it's not surprising haha, but I was really hungry then, Cus we didn't eat dinner the yesterday and breakfast today. So by lunch, I was really hungry already. After a really long walk, we found the address of the place, but the restaurant was nowhere to be found!! So ...
... very comfortable but it was a great location to get to Cannes and Juan des Pins. Had I known about the construction pit under our window, I would have NEVER had booked. But like I said, it was paid for, the location was excellent and the parking very secure. All part of the adventure. Sorry no pictures of the apartment, just couldn't bring myself to take ...
... get over the piles of rubble on the pavement, the constant smell of ****, the graffiti on every van, door, building, train or fire hydrant and the masses and masses of concrete (there are no parks) then maybe you might like it. All it has is a nice docks area and a big church on a hill (but really, which European city doesn't have a big church on a hill?). Luckily, we have seven nights here. I don't want to be that guy who just goes places and bags them, but ...
... far to walk (never mind that a month later we would walk 30 kilometres in Paris in one day, without complaint). There was also a ferry service from our ship to the Toulon port for a twenty euros - which, again for some unknown reason, we decided was too expensive. We decided, instead, to make the most of this pretty little town and left the ship at about 9 am.
Approximately 150 minutes later we were back on board the ship.
I'm not saying ...
... is decorated with modern art. I climbed the bell tower which had a panoramic view of the city, you could also walk the guard paths around the perimeter of the fort. It was then time to walk back.
I ventured about 100 meters into the shopping district to get a phone sim card and a collector pin and some dinner and then headed back to the Hostel. I didn’t feel safe going any further into the shopping district, there was a film of smog lingering ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsIbis Marseille Gare Saint Charles
Very clean. Comfortable bed. Helpfull staff.
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