Ideal location in the Latin Quarter
Located on the Cours des 50 Otages, in the Bouffay district, the Hotel Duquesne offers its guests a privileged location, ideal for tourist stays as well as for business trips. Easily accessible by car, you can keep your behicle safe at the “Talensac” car park located in front of the hotel, where you will have a negotiated rate. For bike lovers, enjoy a pleasant bike ride: in front of the hotel, there is a bike station “Bicloo” (there are several throughout the city) where you can rent bikes to visit the city at your leisure. If you come with your own bikes, we will offer you free access to the secure spaces of the Talensac car park.
13 of the "15 must-see places in Nantes" are located less than a 15 minute walk away, such as:
Castle of the Dukes of Brittany (800 m)
Nantes Cathedral (600 m)
Place Royale (650 m)
Passage Pommeraye (750 m)
Opera Graslin (950 m)
Cité des Congrès (1.7 km)
Machines de l'Ile (Great Elephant) (1.9 km)
Beaujoire Exhibition Centre (5.7 km)
Euronantes business district (2.3km)
How do I get to the Hotel Duquesne?
GPS coordinates Latitude: 47.2186650 Longitude: -1.5567300
Direction Centre-Ville, taking as a landmark the Tour de Bretagne, 144 m high. If you want to rent a car, you can do so at the airport or train station.
The city of Nantes is very well connected by train. If you wish to travel by train, please visit the following webpage: https://www.sncf-connect.com/
If you prefer to travel by bus, several lines serve the hotel: 11, 12, 21, 22, 23 and 32 and the stop is Place du Cirque (50 meters from the hotel). You will be able to buy tickets at any station. These are modular since you can use them for both the tram and the bus for one hour after validation. If you wish, you can purchase a travel card. More information on Transport Nantais, T.A.N: https://www.tan.fr.
Line 1: the “Commerce” stop, 500 metres away Line 2: the “Place du Cirque” stop, 50 metres away Line 3: the “Bretagne” stop, 100 metres away
From the Airport
The closest airport to the hotel is Nantes-Atlantique, located just 11 km away. A shuttle bus is available to the “Place du Commerce” terminal. Ask for schedules at the airport.
From Nantes train station
Take the north exit of the SNCF train station and walk about 15 minutes to the hotel, via the Château des Ducs de Bretagne, the Cathedral and the Hôtel de Ville.
Tourism in Nantes
On the banks of the Loire, stands the beautiful city of Nantes: castles, mansions, shops, historical and fun monuments … Everything is possible in this city, considered the gateway to Brittany. Come and discover it.