The Best Hotels for First Time Visitors in Bordeaux

Where to Stay on Your First Trip to Bordeaux

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Are you looking for a hotel for your first trip to Bordeaux, France? With plenty of activities and sites, this is a great destination for first-time visitors. So if you're deciding where to stay on your first trip to Bordeaux, don't worry, we've got you covered. We've analyzed the hotels in Bordeaux to find out which are the best for first timers based on price, amenities, location, reviews, and guest ratings. In this guide, we'll be showcasing the best hotels for first-time visitors in Bordeaux, taking into consideration all of these important factors. Whether you're traveling solo, with family, or with friends, there's a hotel that caters to every traveler's needs to make the most of your first trip here. So, if you're visiting Bordeaux for the first time, the hotels below will be great options, as many of them have pools, breakfast, and plenty of comforts to help you relax. So, here they are, the best hotels in Bordeaux for first time visitors.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

La Maison Bordeaux

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $157 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Visit to Bordeaux
  • Family-Friendly

Located at 113 Rue Albert Barraud, La Maison Bordeaux has great rooms from $157 (before taxes). It offers room service, a restaurant, a bar, parking, and golf. It has a terrific 8.70 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only 2.1 km from the city center, first time visitors will especially love pet-friendly rooms, city views, a hot tub, bicycle rental, and family rooms at this relaxing hotel. Unwinding at the restaurant after sightseeing is a nice way to end the day.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room


Le Boutique Hotel Bordeaux Centre

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $282 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Good Stay for Your First Trip
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Heated pool

A great place to stay is Le Boutique Hotel Bordeaux Centre which has nice rooms starting at $282. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a bar, and parking, it also has a great guest rating of 8.80 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at 3 rue de la Faurie Monbadon. This convenient hotel is also nice because it offers a kid-friendly buffet, rooms with kitchens, child care, laundry services, and pet-friendly rooms which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just 1.5 km from the city center. And with the ability to cook your own meals in the kitchen, you can save money and time.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Kitchen
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Game room
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Luxury


Hotel Burdigala Bordeaux

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $348 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Time in Bordeaux
  • Family-Friendly

We found Hotel Burdigala Bordeaux to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $348. We loved that is has room service, a restaurant, a bar, parking, and child care, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 8.70 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at 115 rue Georges Bonnac. You'll also find laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, city views, laundry facilities, and bicycle rental which travelers will love. And this fun hotel is just 1.7 km from the center of town. We love the convenience of room service, and it's really nice here.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room


InterContinental Bordeaux Le Grand Hotel

5-star Hotel with prices starting at $275 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for First-Timers
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Heated pool

With terrific rooms from $275, InterContinental Bordeaux Le Grand Hotel, at 2-5 Place De La Comedie provides room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and parking. Its terrific guest rating is 8.80 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. New visitors will really like this amazing hotel which also offers a kid-friendly buffet, child care, laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, and a hot tub. It's located just 1.2 km from the city center, too. You'll love relaxing in the heated pool after a busy day exploring.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Private pool
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Luxury


Pullman Bordeaux Lac

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $92 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Places to Stay for a First Visit to Bordeaux
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly

Pullman Bordeaux Lac has a great guest rating of 8.50 out of 10, and offers an outdoor pool, room service, a casino, a restaurant, and a fitness center. The great rooms here start at $92 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at Avenue Jean Gabriel Domergue. Furthermore, it also offers a bar, laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, a pool table, and kids meals, which is nice for first time visitors. Just 6.2 km from the city center, this fantastic hotel is a terrific choice. The pool here was very nice, relaxing, and fun. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Casino
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room


Mercure Bordeaux Centre Gare Saint Jean

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $106 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect Hotel to Make the Most of Your First Visit
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

The great guest rating of Mercure Bordeaux Centre Gare Saint Jean is 9.00 out of 10. This place has room service, a restaurant, a bar, child care, and laundry services. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $106, and it's located at 28-30 rue Tauzia. We also love the pet-friendly rooms, city views, free parking, kids meals, and laundry facilities which are great for visitors. And since it's just 0.7 km from the center of the town, the location is great, too. The price of this hotel is less than average for first time trip hotels, which makes it a great value.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast in the room


BDX Hotel Gare Saint-Jean

3-star Hotel with prices starting at $72 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Great Hotel for First Time Visitors
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.

A cool place is BDX Hotel Gare Saint-Jean because it has great rooms that start at $72. It has a restaurant, a bar, parking, city views, and family rooms, it also earned a great guest rating of 8.00 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at 22 Rue Charles Domercq. Only 1.1 km from the city center, travelers will especially love a multi-lingual staff, a coffee shop, a 24-hour desk, shuttle services, and eco tourism at this convenient hotel. It's also less than the average price for first time trip hotels, so it's a great value.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop


Seeko'o Hotel Design

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $107 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Visit to Bordeaux
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly

Seeko'o Hotel Design offers room service, a fitness center, a bar, parking, and child care which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $107 (before taxes). It's located at 54 Quai De Bacalan and has earned a guest rating of 8.70/10. This fun hotel is also nice because it offers laundry services, city views, laundry facilities, bicycle rental, and family rooms which new visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just 2.9 km from the city center. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room


Best Western Premier Hotel Bayonne Etche Ona

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $141 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Good Stay for Your First Trip
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly

Located at 4 rue Martignac, Best Western Premier Hotel Bayonne Etche Ona has great rooms from $141 (before taxes). It offers room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and child care. It has a terrific 8.60 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find laundry services, laundry facilities, bicycle rental, family rooms, and a multi-lingual staff which first time visitors will love. And this amazing hotel is just 1.2 km from the center of town. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Luxury


Best Western Plus Bordeaux Gare Saint-Jean

4-star Hotel with prices starting at $106 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Time in Bordeaux
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly

A great place to stay is Best Western Plus Bordeaux Gare Saint-Jean which has nice rooms starting at $106. Offering room service, a restaurant, a bar, parking, and laundry services, it also has a great guest rating of 8.60 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at 15 Rue Charles Domercq. Visitors will really like this fantastic hotel which also offers pet-friendly rooms, bicycle rental, family rooms, a multi-lingual staff, and air-conditioning. It's located just 1 km from the city center, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Luxury


Also, take a look at the First Time Trip hotels in nearby destinations: Arcachon, Royan, Biscarrosse, and Saint-Émilion.

For more terrific hotel ideas in Bordeaux, make sure you also see Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Bordeaux, Best Cheap Hotels in Bordeaux, Best Luxury Hotels in Bordeaux, Best Pet-Friendly Hotels in Bordeaux, Best Hotels for a Weekend Getaway in Bordeaux, Best Hotels for One Week in Bordeaux, Best Hotels for One Night in Bordeaux, or Best Business Hotels in Bordeaux.


How much do hotels for first-time visitors cost in Bordeaux?

Bordeaux Average First Time Trip Hotel Price
$146

Travelers to Bordeaux, France will have a large number of terrific first time trip accommodation options with a variety of great prices. The price of first time trip hotels here can vary by amenities, dates, and the neighborhood. Based on thorough data from 32 first time trip hotels, their average price is a very reasonable $146. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Bordeaux.

The average prices of our suggested first time trip hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $268
  • 4-star hotels: $152
  • 3-star hotels: $124
  • 2-star hotels: $150


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