La Rochelle

La Rochelle is one of the most touristic cities in France ... and that's normal! Climate, eclectic cultural programming, museums, monuments, shops, the largest marina in France, restaurants...La Rochelle has something to captivate everyone for a weekend or a holiday. Take a bike, walk for 5 minutes, with your family or alone, and discover on every street corner something to amaze you. Our hotel La Marine? In the heart of La Rochelle. Literally.

The aquarium

At 700m, just a few minutes walk away, on the other side of the Old Port, and you are there: discover 600 marine species ordered by environment. It's open all year, until 11pm in summer. If you prefer land animals, the wildlife park in the city center, beautifully planted, is not further from the hotel..

The beaches

Do you prefer to see fish in their natural environment? Even closer than the aquarium, the beaches of La Rochelle, 400m from our hotel! Sand to play, sunshine to laze, water for swimming, all accessible in flip flops from the hotel La Marine. Plan a change of clothes if you intend to push to the casino of La Rochelle above the beach ...

The islands

If La Rochelle is the largest marina in France, it is particularly for the beauty and variety of its coastline. The islands of Ré, Aix, Oléron or Fort Boyard, boarding is less than 100m from the hotel. And if you prefer to sail on a sailing boat, tell us about it, we can advise you ...

The Old Town

The history of La Rochelle is rich and millenary, and the entire city center can testify. Between the towers of the Port, the fortifications, the cobblestone streets and the monuments, if you are passionate about history, you will love our city. The hotel La Marine, located on Quai Duperré on the Old Port, is literally in the middle of the Old City. Book a Portside Room and fall asleep admiring the towers protecting the harbor for almost 700 years.


The advantage of old cities like La Rochelle is that the historic Old Town and the hyperactive City Center are often in the same place. Leave the hotel and enjoy the festive and summer atmosphere on the docks. Walk 50m, turn right under the Clock Tower and enter the pedestrian city center filled with shops for all tastes and purses.

The Old Port

Aaaaah, strolling along the Old Port...Beautiful sailing boats for the amateurs, restaurants and terraces for those who prefer to satisfy their stomachs (do not miss the home-made glaciers that bloom on the Port!), playgrounds for children. Throughout the year, day and night, music groups and entertainment for all tastes (the diving competition from the Towers!), fireworks, for the whole family. After all this animation, you may prefer to take advantage of our quiet and perfectly soundproof rooms, courtyard side.

The Francofolies

The francophone music festival has become essential over the years, the last edition has gathered more than 150 000 people. The main stage is 700m away from the hotel, and the many scenes and side events are spread over the Old Port and the Old City. Oh yes, it puts our hotel La Marine in the heart of La Rochelle's Francofolies. Remember to book well in advance in our hotel!