“It’s great to get out of the study and work with real living and breathing people.” This quote comes from Christopher Hampton, and even though you may not be going to Calais for work, meeting new people and exposing yourself to something new is a great reason to plan a trip. Calais hotels range from cheap hotels to luxury hotels so that all travelers can find what they’re looking for. Hotels in Calais are located near many different places to experience more out of your vacation and will provide you with a convenient place to stay.
Economical Stays in Calais
Cheap hotels in Calais are really easy to find. The hotel that you choose will offer a great experience and will allow you to rest before you explore another location that the city has to offer. The B&B Hotel Calais Centre St Pierre is located near the Calais Lace Museum and the Calais Lighthouse. The hotel offers modest rooms with basic décor, private bathrooms and pets are welcome to stay as well. The Hotel Ibis Budget Calais Tunnel Sous la Manche is a simple hotel located near the Musee des Beaux Arts et de la Dentelle and the Les Bourheouis de Calais Monument. The hotel features bright rooms and some rooms have bunk beds. Breakfast is offered and pets are also welcomed. A lot of Calais hotels are accommodating and can help you stick to your budget.
Luxury Hotels of Calais
For the travelers that wish to pamper themselves and want to get the maximum out of the trip, hotels in Calais can be very luxurious as well. The Najeti Hotel Chateau Tilques features country-style rooms and a refined restaurant in addition to a heated indoor pool, lawn bowling, a life-size chessboard and tennis. The hotel is a polished rural 19th century manor and is located near the Saint-Omaer and the Audomarois marches. The restaurant in the hotel serves seasonally inspired dishes and a buffet breakfast. Another luxury hotel is the Chateau De Cocove which is an 18th century mansion that is located near the Gare de Ruminghem train station and the Le Blockhaus d’Eperlecques history museum. The hotel offers upscale rooms, some containing whirlpool tubs and a desk. There are also three individually decorated cottages and five meeting rooms.
Must Visit Places in Calais
There are plenty of activities you can do while in Calais, such as shopping in one of the many famous local stores. A few shops that are worth a visit are: Pidou Superstore, Majestic Wine Calais and Phillippe Olivier (the latter one being an excellent cheese shop). These are just a few shops that will allow you to experience Calais like no other. Calais also has many landmarks and sights that display the city’s history. The Burghers of Calais are sculptures that are surrounded by a garden and Town Hall is a great place to scratch off the bucket list. There is also a ferry that you can take to see different sights and landmarks. MyFerryLink Calais is the ferry/cruise service that is most recommended when traveling to Calais.
- Top Attractions:
- Town Hall, Nausicaa, Centre National de la Mer, Disneyland Park, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Eiffel Tower, Mount Titlis, Abbaye du Mont-Saint-Michel
- City Size:
- 13 mi²
- Average Temperature:
- 43°F (6°C), Wind SSW at 7 mph (11 km/h), 93% Humidity