L'Esprit du 8

Opening hours

Open

  • Monday Open 24h/24
  • Tuesday Open 24h/24
  • Wednesday Open 24h/24
  • Thursday Open 24h/24
  • Friday Open 24h/24
  • Saturday Open 24h/24
  • Sunday Open 24h/24

Closes at 00:00 am

Useful information

  • Petit Futé
  • Vélodyssée
  • Guide du Routard
  • Lonely Planet
  • Accueil Vélo
  • Guide Vert Michelin
  • Chambre d'hôtes référence
  • Villes et Pays d'art et d'histoire
  • Flow Vélo

Location : In town

No of rooms : 5

No of sleeps : 10

Other services : Circuit bord de mer en voiture ancienne (Austin Healey 3000)

Province : Pays d’Aunis and the coastline, La Rochelle, Rochefort and Marennes

Tariffs by night : more than 140€

Services

  • American Express accepted
  • Chèques Vacances (Holiday voucher)
  • Credit card accepted
  • English spoken
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Garden furniture
  • Heating
  • Internet : WIFI
  • Linen included
  • No Pets allowed
  • Open all year round
  • Parking
  • Pool
  • Seminar Room
  • Television : yes
  • Terrace
  • open 7/7
  • English
    • L'Esprit du 8 is a unique place in Rochefort. This vast private mansion from 1830, located in the historic center, was for nearly 150 years sub-prefecture of Charente-Maritime.

      The guest rooms are very spacious and are all named after a 20th century woman designer. They are decorated with designer, industrial furniture and vintage favorites.

      Passionate about old stones, vintage furniture, vintage cars, we have found the ideal place to share our passions with you. You will enjoy a privileged setting with indoor closed parking and the possibility of relaxing in a large garden by the pool, a few steps from the Corderie Royale, Hermione or Place des Demoiselles de Rochefort.

      All rooms benefit from the following amenities: king size bed (180x200cm), television, courtesy tray, Nespresso machine, Nuxe products, bathrobes...

  • Français

Traveller Reviews L'Esprit du 8

4.9 sur 5 92 reviews

  • Jose Alberro

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Jose Alberro on 01/12/2021

    Exceptionally nice old house with spacious rooms with lots of light and large bathrooms. The beds are delicious and the bedding lovely. The garden is large and the pool beautiful. Parking on the premises. Delicious breakfast. The owners (Sandrine and Pascal) are gracious and very warm. They are passionate about what they do and about Rochefort. They recommended some fabulous restaurants. It was a pleasure to get to know them.

  • Martin S

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Martin S on 15/09/2019

    My wife and I have just returned from a one week stay at L’Espirit du 8, and we’re so impressed that we have booked already for next year. That in itself is rare, the world is so small and there are so many places to see that we generally only visit places once. However, this place is so unique and Sandrine and Pascal are so welcoming and skilled at making you feel “at home” that we felt that this was an experience that had to be repeated. Rochefort is an excellent base from which to explore the region but Rochefort itself has much to offer for anyone interested in maritime history or historic architecture. The house itself is literally a work of art, we were lucky enough to be given a tour of all of the very individual bedrooms, none of which will disappoint any discerning guest. This isn’t a big operation but it does provide a big welcome, a superbly relaxing atmosphere and a clear feeling that Sandrine and Pascal want their guests to be relaxed, comfortable and looked after. Everything that you could want is here, comfort, peace and quiet, a sociable and varied breakfast service, history a caring and helpful approach from people who care about the house, the area but most of all about their guests. We have never felt as relaxed or looked after in any hotel or guest house before and we have stayed in many over the years. The pool and garden are like a little bit of paradise, you get secure parking and the freedom to relax surrounded by original and interesting decor and ideas. Sandrine and Pascal manage to strike that difficult balance between exceptional customer service and the avoidance of intrusion. They could not have made us feel more welcome or valued as guests. We felt like part of a French family by the time we left - the hospitality business is tough, but it feels as if it genuinely does come naturally at L’Espirit Du 8.

  • Maria Baaklini

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Maria Baaklini on 23/06/2020

    It's a very special place to stay at, decorated and designed with so much taste! The owners are very friendly and welcoming. The spacious rooms, the quiet area, the pool and the garden are perfect places to chill and relax... I highly recommand it!

Traveller Reviews L'Esprit du 8

5.0 sur 5 75 reviews

Rating summary

  • Location 5.0 / 5
  • Sleep Quality 5.0 / 5
  • Rooms 5.0 / 5
  • Service 5.0 / 5
  • Value 5.0 / 5
  • Cleanliness 5.0 / 5
  • "Best place I’ve stayed in France"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by leesapeters (Providenciales) on 29/09/2019

    I was cycling the new flow Velo track and stayed here for one night. At least that was the plan..I kept on extending!! Didn’t want to leave the place. Fabulous rooms, fabulous house, amazing...

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  • "Simply Superb - this place does have Spirit"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Martinjs (Lutterworth, United Kingdom) on 15/09/2019

    My wife and I have just returned from a one week stay at L’Espirit du 8, and we’re so impressed that we have booked already for next year. That in itself is rare, the world is so small and there...

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  • "A stylish family run chambre d'hôtes in an historic French city and with a unique retro style"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Philip b (Bournemouth, United Kingdom) on 06/09/2019

    My wife and I spent a delightful six days stay at L'esprit du 8 in Rochefort which proved to be the best chambre d'hôtes we have ever stayed at in France. The owners just seemed to have the balance...

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L'Esprit du 8

Address

8 rue Jean Jaurès
17300 Rochefort

Contacts

Phone : 06 79 43 92 77

GPS coordinates

45° 56'16.7"N, 0° 57'31.65"W

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