Top 10 hotels in Saint-Malo within walking distance of the beach

Welcome to Saint-Malo, a charming port town on Brittany's Emerald Coast, known for its fascinating history and breathtaking coastal scenery. Whether you're a traveller looking to relax, a food lover or a history buff, Saint-Malo has it all. And to top off your experience, the city is packed with superb hotels to ensure you have an unforgettable stay.

In this article, we present the 10 best hotels in Saint-Malo, selected for their exceptional service, luxurious comfort and ideal location. Whether you prefer a hotel with stunning sea views, a charming historic establishment or a modern wellness retreat, Saint-Malo has a variety of options to suit all tastes.

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1. Grand Hôtel Des Thermes

It's hard not to mention the Grand Hôtel des Thermes when talking about the best hotels in Saint-Malo. The Thermes Marins are a must and contribute to Saint-Malo's reputation thanks to their history and the quality of the treatments on offer.

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The treatments are not the only high-quality services on offer, as Cap Horn, the on-site restaurant, serves gourmet cuisine while offering a view of the sea.

© Grand Hôtel Des Thermes / Booking.com

In addition to the thermal baths, the hotel has a gym and an Aquatonic swimming pool. The entire hotel has been carefully decorated to combine old-world charm with modernity.

Grand Hôtel Des Thermes Saint-Malo
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Grand Hôtel Des Thermes

Located on the seafront, the Grand Hôtel Des Thermes is a Belle Époque-style establishment with a spa and indoor swimming pool.
8.2 Very good
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2. Le Port Malo

In contrast to the first hotel, this establishment offers low-cost accommodation while also being extremely close to the sea. The beach is just 100 metres away.

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The rooms are equipped with a fridge and microwave, which is a real bonus for a budget holiday without the hassle.

© Le Port Malo / Booking.com

The accommodation offers a simple but quality service with very comfortable bedding and a very warm welcome. As well as being close to the beach, the location is good within the city centre: next to an excellent beer bar and within walking distance of other places of interest.

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Le Port Malo

Set in the heart of Saint-Malo's historic centre, Le Port Malo offers soundproofed rooms with TV and en suite facilities.
7.9 Fine
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3. The Originals Boutique, Hôtel des Marins

Also located in the heart of Saint-Malo intra-muros, the Hotel des Marins offers rooms of a class above. It is a 2-minute walk from the port and 200 m from the beach.

© The Originals Boutique, Hôtel des Marins, Saint-Malo (Inter-Hotel) / Booking.com

Its location is ideal, close to the local shops and also to a car park where guests benefit from special rates. Continental breakfast is served every morning.

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Guests praise the cleanliness of the rooms, the warm welcome and friendliness of the staff, and the tasteful decor: sober and uncluttered.

The Originals Boutique, Hôtel des Marins, Saint-Malo (Inter-Hotel) Saint-Malo

The Originals Boutique, Hôtel des Marins, Saint-Malo (Inter-Hotel)

Located in the heart of the walled city of Saint-Malo, The Originals Boutique, Hôtel des Marins, Saint-Malo (Inter-Hotel) offers modern rooms with flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi.
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4. Logis Maison Vauban

Also close to the sea, Logis Maison Vauban is ideally located, just 200 m from the beach and 450 m from the marina.

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What's more, you can do everything in the area on foot, from sightseeing to shopping. Saint-Vincent cathedral is just a short walk away.

© Logis Maison Vauban - Hotel St Malo / Booking.com

A buffet breakfast can be enjoyed every morning, either in the rooms or in the dedicated breakfast room. The decor is equally impressive, with different colours and styles for each room.

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Logis Maison Vauban

The Hôtel du Palais is located next to Saint-Vincent Cathedral in Saint-Malo, just 200 metres from the beach and 450 metres from the marina.
9.1 Fabulous
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£144 / night
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5. Hôtel La Villefromoy

Once again, Hotel La Villefromoy is just a short stroll from the beach, but not only that, as it is not far from the historic sites of the walled town. The airport and ferry terminal are 15 and 5 minutes away respectively.

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The place has a real charm about it, with all the modern touches you could wish for, but it has kept its soul with a chic, timeless decor.

© Hôtel La Villefromoy / Booking.com

There is a wide choice of both English and continental breakfasts. For the rest of the day, you can take advantage of the lounge bar. In fine weather, you can even enjoy a drink on the terrace or in the garden and admire the sea view.

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Hôtel La Villefromoy

Set in a residential area by the sea in Saint-Malo, the Hôtel La Villefromoy is housed in a pretty, character-filled residence. It offers 26 elegantly decorated rooms with free Wi-Fi internet access.
8.9 Superb
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6. L'Hôtel Particulier Ascott

This former 19th-century manor house is located in the residential area of Saint-Servan, at the mouth of the River Rance and just 400 m from the beach.

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The Hôtel Ascott stands out for its traditional architecture without skimping on modern facilities. The hotel's charm comes as much from its setting as from its friendly, smiling staff.

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Breakfast is described by guests as copious and of high quality. The fruit is organic and the juice is squeezed on request. It's enough to make you feel like a prince.

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The Hôtel Particulier Ascott

Completely renovated, L'Hôtel Particulier Ascott occupies a former 19th-century manor house in the residential district of Saint-Servan, at the mouth of the River Rance.
9.1 Fabulous
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7. Louisa

Just 700 m from the nearest beach, the Louisa flat makes up for this distance by giving its residents the independence they need. The kitchen is fully equipped, so you can cook just like at home.

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However, as at the hotel, the spacious bathroom comes with complimentary toiletries. Towels and bed linen are also provided.

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All of which means you can spend your holidays in a very quiet, extremely well looked after area, while saving on a few costs such as food.

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Louisa

Located in Dinard, 700 metres from the Prieure beach, the Louisa offers a casino, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception.
9.1 Fabulous
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8. Gentilhommière de la Grande Toutenais

The furthest from the beach in our selection, 2.3 km from Le Havre beach and 2.6 km from Minihic beach, La Gentilhommière de la Grande Toutenais makes up for this with its exceptional setting and affordable price.

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The calm of the location is an incredible luxury. Some rooms are equipped with sports equipment and a sauna. It's the ideal way to end a day on the beach.

© Gentilhommière de la Grande Toutenais / Booking.com

The staff are described as superbly welcoming and attentive. Perfect for asking for some advice on the area to guide your visits.

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Gentilhommière de la Grande Toutenais

Located in Saint-Malo, 2.3 km from Le Havre beach and 2.6 km from Minihic beach, Gentilhommière de la Grande Toutenais offers accommodation with free Wi-Fi, a garden with terrace and access to a sauna.
9 Fabulous
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9. Escale Oceania Saint-Malo

The Escale Oceania Saint-Malo is located on the city's seafront, opposite the Sillon beach. Further down the road, some of the rooms have superb views directly out to sea.

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Breakfast is described as copious and varied. And, weather permitting, you can enjoy it on the terrace with your feet in the fresh grass.

© Escale Oceania Saint Malo / Booking.com

Simple, effective decor to suit all tastes, quality Rituals toiletries, a sea view and attentive staff - that's all you need for a pleasant stay at Escale Oceania.

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Escale Oceania 3*

L'Escale Oceania Saint Malo is located on the seafront, opposite the Sillon beach, a 14-minute walk from Saint-Malo train station.
8 Very good
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10. Cunningham Manor

Le Manoir Du Cunningham, also on the seafront, dates back to the 17th century. Its location also means that you can visit the old town in just 10 minutes on foot.

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Each room has a private terrace where you can enjoy the sun and the magnificent sea views. What's more, these rooms are spacious and have excellent quality bedding.

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The manor house offers services commensurate with its standing, and the highly qualified staff are always available and ready to listen. The service is well priced.

Cunningham Manor Saint-Malo

Cunningham Manor

The 17th-century Manoir Du Cunningham is located on the seafront, just a 10-minute walk from Saint-Malo's old town. It offers rooms and suites with flat-screen TV and radio.
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