Standard of Accommodation
Military group accommodation in Normandy is priced to meet the budget of army groups, reserve units, cadet forces & UOTCs and is based on using 2* or 3* hotel accommodation. Examples of the accommodation used by Galina are shown below.
2* Crocus Hotel, Caen-Mémorial
The Crocus Hotel is situated to the north of Caen on the ring-road & close to the Musée Mémorial. As with all Caen hotels, it is conveniently situated for groups wishing to visit the British & Canadian Landing Beaches, Airborne Sector & Bayeux. Ste Mère Église, on the western extremity of the invasion area, is fifty miles from Caen.
Rooms: The Crocus has 50 twin rooms with en-suite facilities on three floors with access via stairs. There are a limited number of single rooms available. Each room is equipped with a TV, free WiFi & desk. Some, but not all, rooms have air-conditioning.
Other facilities: Dining room, bar, lounge, terrace, meeting rooms & coach parking.
Other hotels on the ring-road: 3* Campanile Hotels in Caen-Herouville & Caen-Mondeville.
3* Hotel de France, Caen
The Hotel de France is within ten minutes’ walking distance of the historic town centre of Caen & just steps away from the Orne waterfront & the harbour. The staff speak English. Ouistreham is approximately fifteen minutes away by coach & Bayeux can be reached in twenty-five minutes.
Rooms: The hotel has 47 air-conditioned twin rooms with some triple-bedded rooms on five storeys. The hotel also has a limited number of single rooms available. All rooms have en-suite facilities. Each room also has TV, free WiFi & desk.
Other facilities: Breakfast room, bar & lounge, meeting room, coach parking.
Other City Centre Hotels: 3* Ibis Paul Doumer, 3* Royal Hotel