Where To Stay In Rennes, France: 8 Hotels & Vacation Rentals - Updated 2024

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A visit to Rennes, the capital city of Brittany in France, will take you on a trip down the portals of history. It will take you back in time where timber-framed homes lined its streets, plazas opened up to imposing buildings with Gothic architecture, and early mornings or late afternoons were best spent walking in green, open spaces. Rennes is a city that has maintained its old-world charm, but it’s not particularly sleepy. Rather, it’s made vibrant by a large population of youngsters from universities (across the city), and locals who pay a great respect to the region’s culture and history.

While in Rennes, you might want to visit the medieval neighborhood at Rue de la Psalette, or Rue de Chapitre, explore museums such as the Musee de Bretagne, stroll along the Thabor Gardens, or you can also go to faire la fete to meet and mingle with the rest of the community. At the end of a day, it’s nice to retire and have some good shut-eye at some of the best accommodations in and around Rennes. From the best hotels to the top vacation rentals, here are some of those you might want to consider:

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 20, 2024.

1. Odalys Appart’hotel Lorgeril (from USD 161)

A short walk from the city center, and other sites, Odalys is your home away from home that exudes a bold and modern ambiance. Whether you’re booking a studio (that’s good for 2-3 adults), or a suite (for 4 people or more), you can sit back, relax, and even dine inside, as rooms come complete with a kitchenette with kitchenware, a microwave oven, and a fridge.

If you’d like to try some of the delectable dishes that Odalys offers for its guests, you may do so by dropping by its dining area. You can also check out other facilities that Odalys offers, which include a fitness center with a pool, and spa; and private parking services.

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Odalys City Rennes Lorgeril

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 2 rue de Lorgeril
1.89 km (1.2 mi) from Parc du Thabor

Parking Pets allowed 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms

2. Heloise and Pierre Yves’ apartment: A bright pad in the city center (55 USD/night)

If you want to experience the historic outdoors, but relax in the comforts of a modern home, we recommend staying at Heloise and Pierre Yves’ apartment located in the heart of the city center. It has a bright and cheery living room, an ergonomic dining area, and a cozy bedroom so you can live in style while staying in Rennes, France. This apartment is recommended for couples, solo and business travelers alike.

Heloise and Pierre Yves’ apartment

Price: 55 USD/night

Note: It’s 8 miles (12.8 km) from Airport Rennes Brittany

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3. Marie’s bright and cozy room (from USD 30)

This charming and intimate apartment is perfect for couples. Marie offers a cozy one-bedroom, and a comfy living room you can lounge in if you just want to stay indoors. It’s also fully furnished, so you can use its various amenities, including a television set where you can watch movies, and a Wi-Fi connection that connects you with the rest of the world even while on vacation.

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Rennes, Bretagne, France
1.27 km (0.8 mi) from Parc du Thabor
21 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Host:
marie is a lovely host who makes you feel at home away from home
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4. Cecile and Maxime’s home with a balcony (27 USD/night)

This apartment may be close to the city center, but it has not lost its tranquil and comfy ambiance. Relax in the spacious living room, or enjoy a scenic view of the river and the vast surrounding greeneries from the balcony. If you need quiet time for work or studies, you can retreat to the bedroom that’s brightly lit with a huge window. The room also comes complete with a desk, a shelf for storing books and other supplies you’ll need, and of course, a comfy bed to snooze on anytime you like.

Cecile & Maxime's apartment

Price: 27 USD/night

Closest landmarks: Just in front of Rhoazon Park, University of Rennes

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5. Julien Beaumier’s funky apartment (71 USD/night (average))

Artsy individuals will instantly love the funky vibe of this apartment. It’s a recently renovated home with a bedroom loft, a spacious and colorful living room, a fully equipped kitchen, and a large balcony to lounge in. On display across the room is art pieces from No Galerie. A wall is also painted with an artwork by contemporary French graffiti artist Goulwen “Leyto” Mahe.

Julien Beaumier’s apartment

Price: 71 USD/night (average)

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6. Jeane Levrel’s cozy apartment with a patio (75 USD /night (average))

Located inside a town home named The Flag Jeane, this homey abode is a nice place to rest and relax in, especially if you want to stay near the city center. Its spacious bedroom can accommodate up to three persons, and it opens up to a wide patio that you can lounge on for a bit of sun and fresh air. Jeane Levrel’s apartment comes complete with a bathroom and shower area, and a kitchenette where you can prepare your own meals.

Jeane Levrel's apartment

Price: 75 USD /night (average)

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7. Hotel de Nemours (from USD 67)

The charming design and architecture will invite any traveler to lounge and spend some time at Hotel de Nemours. You can tuck away for a good night sleep in any of its rooms, spend an enjoyable time reading at the lounging area, or enjoy a hearty breakfast at the well-lit and classy dining hall. The hotel even serves organic and local treats.

Guest Experience “This hotel is a wonderful find. It’s located near the charming city center on a quiet, cobbled street with many excellent bars and restaurants close by. The room I had (501) was super comfortable and quiet with windows that actually opened (how refreshing that is!). Everything spot on here. Lovely helpful staff, comfortable lounge and really great croissants. Very good value for money.” (Richard - UK)

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Hotel De Nemours Rennes

Address: 5, Rue De Nemours
1.01 km (0.7 mi) from Parc du Thabor

8. Hotel Arcantis Le Voltaire (from USD 41)

This hotel exudes a homey, non-intimidating feel. If there’s a fave spot among travelers staying at Hotel Arcantis, it’s the back patio that allows one to just plop down on a chair and enjoy the sights or begin a hearty conversation with friends over a drink or two. For more drinks and socializing, you can also visit the bar that displays a funky, and playful ambiance. And if you just want to rest – go ahead and retreat into your space that’s as comfortable as your own familiar bedroom.

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Hotel Arcantis Le Voltaire

Address: 10, rue de Guebriant
2.85 km (1.8 mi) from Parc du Thabor

Explore and feel right at home in Rennes, France

A good accommodation completes a remarkable experience at Rennes, France. Do check out some of these hotels that deliver the promise of a blissful stay with their cozy ambiance, comfy rooms, excellent facilities, and high-quality service from friendly staff. These hotels are proof of how such a small city can hold great gems that leave an unforgettable mark on the heart and mind of any traveler.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

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