Mercure Hotel Omaha Beach
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Another drive of an hour and a bit toward the northeast took us to the American memorial site at Omaha Beach. While it would have been interesting to see this site, time was limited and we would be pushed to get to Juno Beach.
Over the last few days we had discussed our intention of making this tangent to the …
Today we were all excited to get out of the sketchy horror movie hotel and move on to somewhere new! Our first stop of the day was at Vimy Ridge, which was pretty big for us all, being Canadians. Vimy Ridge was Canada's shining moment in WWI, where the Canadians basically came out of nowhere and took Vimy from the Germans. Going to the monument at …
We reached Port en bessin in less than 2 hours of boring and uneventful driving and after unpacking we went to "dead man's Corner". This is a local paratrooper museum about 15km from Sainte mere Eglise. The museum is set in the very house where the German paratroopers had their CP and the displays are quite good. The gift shop is second to none as …
Kids decided to play golf this morning and as they have been so good since the beginning of this trip we did let them have their way even though the green fees are prohibitive. And I am not talking about clubs rental but, it ok at the end as they really enjoyed it and were spending their time in fresh air and not inside playing PSP or watching TV. …
Today we went out of the reservation and we went to rent a dirt buggy and a quad for one hour to drive along the dirt roads of Normandy what a scream. Everyone had a go and we all ended up covered with mud from head to toes. Laughs all around or laugh out loud is all the same. As we were planning to go and see the Pegasus Bridge we had to swing …
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
Clean, well kept grounds, friendly and accommodating staff, decent rooms, fair kitchen
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