The great thinker and French philosopher Jean Baudrillard once said, 'A negative judgment gives you more satisfaction than praise, provided it smacks of jealousy.
Consequently, this same sort of sardonic and elegant thinking can be seen in the very architecture of the city of Reims where he grew up. Like so many great thinkers his first thoughts were etched into the brick that surrounded him. Even Reims hotels hold their sort own intellectual elegance and a trip down the streets of this town is a delight for the spirit and the senses. In its ancient past, the city played an integral part in the process of crowning kings before it created great philosophers. This is evidenced in the grandeur of the Reims Cathedral.
Low Price Yet Regal
Even the Cheap hotels in Reims have a certain air of quality and aristocracy about them that can be felt upon entering them. You can sense this when you visit places like the HÃ´tel PremiÃ¨re Classe Reims “ Tinqueux an Elegant and inexpensive place to stay in the heart of Reims. This hotel is just off of the A344 autoroute and, for the most part, it's a basic hotel aside from the decor. However, it is still very close to the 18th-century Museum of Fine Arts so you will know you are in Reims. Another option for people looking for cheap hotels is the Hotel ibis budget Reims Thillois this is another basic hotel that offers up amenities like flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and desks.
It's no surprise I'm sure when I say that there are some illustrious and wonderful luxury hotels in Reims that are more than worth the price one would pay for a room. One of the more popular and sometimes difficult to book is the chateau-de-fere. This hotel has a reputation as grand as it design and a very clearly wrought attention to detail you will appreciate. It sits right next to the 13th-century ruins of a fortified castle, which fell sometime during the 17th century. The hotel features fine amenities but it's the experience of staying in a castle that draws fans. Another one of the luxury hotels in the city is the Chateau Les Crayeres, which allows pets and dogs even at its high price point. This hotel offers free high-speed internet ( WiFi ), a restaurant bar, and lounge.
The Grand Experience
In many ways cities like Reims invented the concept of the boutique hotel with other Reims hotels so consequently there are some prime examples of this breed in the city. One of the standouts is the Grand Hotel Continental. This hotel is filled with a sense of prominence and personalized elegance that lets the staff customize the stay of every guest. This sort of treatment is what draws people to this particular Boutique hotel in fact. The Grand Hotel Continental is a short walk from the Reims train station and a jaunt from the 17th-century Palais du Tau. While staying, their guests can enjoy effulgent rooms with separate sitting rooms free Wifi, contemporary decor and flat-screen TVs.