Hotel Bristol Le Puy en Velay
The 3 star Hotel Bristol, located close to the historic centre of Le Puy-en-Velay, is a great base for discovering the town's historic buildings and fascinating museums. It is just a short walk to the Cathedral where there is a daily service of blessing the pilgrims. A pilgrim stamp and créancile - passport is available from the cathedral sacristy. The ancient town is set in a volcanic landscape, dominated by rocky peaks rising from the valley floor. It is worth climbing the 267 steps to visit the one crowned by the Chapel of Saint Michel d'Aiguilhe.
A tasty buffet breakfast of croissants, pain au chocolat, crusty baguette, whole grain bread, toasts, crackers, cereals, plain and fruit yoghurt, ham, rosette, Cantal and Saint-Nectaire, plus butter, jams, spreads and honey. A wide selection of beverages including tea, coffee, chocolate, cappuccino, hot milk and juices.
Maître-Restaurateur, La Table de Félix offers a tradional menu featuring regional dishes sourced from local producers when possible.
Mesclun de salads
Foie gras en chemise de pain d’épices
Brochette de faux-filet
Cantal AOP et Bleu d’Auvergne
- Soundproofed rooms, some with air-conditioning
- Flat screen TV with Canal + and Canal Satellite (3 channels)
- Hairdryer and all hospitality products provided
- Staff speak English
- Good location for exploring the historic town
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