France Travel Planner by Tom Brosnahan & Jane Fisher   Best Hotels in Marseille, France
You have lots of choice in all price ranges, even around the best locations: the Vieux Port at the city center, and the train station.


The most convenient Marseille hotel locations are in the city center around the Vieux Port and near the Gare de Marseille Saint-Charles, two important points for travelers, just over a kilometer (15-minute walk) apart, with the city center of Marseille between them.

The Vieux-Port Hôtel de Ville and Gare Saint-Charles Métro stations make transport easy between these two points. If you prefer a bus (easier with luggage), take RTM Bus 82S between Gare Saint-Charles and the Hôtel de Ville or Vieux Port stops. More...

All of the hotels mentioned below offer free Wifi, and all guest rooms have private bathrooms.

Near the Vieux Port

The Vieux Port is your first choice for hotel location.

Best Hotels

Facing the Vieux Port in the best location imaginable is the classic 4-star, 73-room Grand Hotel Beauvau Marseille Vieux Port MGallery Collection. All of its private bathrooms have both tub and shower. The bar is a classic as well. More...

The 4-star 189-room Radisson Blu Hotel Marseille Vieux Port, at the southwest end of the Vieux Port, overlooks Fort Saint-Nicholas and features an outdoor swimming pool, three restaurants and a bar. Restaurants are close, the Métro station is a bit of a stroll. More...

The 4-star, 56-room Grand Tonic Hotel Marseille has a superb location only steps from the Métro station in the midst of restaurants, and overlooking the Vieux Port. More...

Comfortable Hotels

We like French 3-star hotels: good locations, and most of the comforts—but none of the expensive frills—of more expensive places.

Vieux Port has numerous good 3-stars, such as the Hôtel Carré Vieux Port and the newhotel, both just steps from all the action, but in quieter locations.

Good Budget Hotels

The 2-star, 29-room Hotel Hermès overlooks the Vieux Port from its north shore. Guest rooms are quite small and simple but tidy and convenient: TV, individual climate-control units, phone, free Wifi, a safe, and private bathroom. Rooms on the 5th floor, and one on the 6th, have semi-private terraces, some with partial views of the Vieux Port. The rooftop terrace bar is open to all. More...

Gare de Marseille


The 4-star, 200-room Mercure Marseille Centre Vieux Port, right next to the WTC Convention Center, is a reliable choice from this international chain right in the commercial center of Marseille, closer to the Vieux Port than to the Gare, but not far from either. Buffet breakfast is served, there's a bar for drinks and snacks, and lots of restaurants in the neighborhood. More...

The 3-star, 46-room Hôtel Terminus Saint-Charles is right across the street from the Gare de Marseille Saint-Charles, so if you arrive by train, or intercity bus, or by airport bus, you can easily stay here and use the Métro and city buses for sightseeing. The Vieux Port is only 1.2 km (3/4 mile) southwest of the hotel, a 17-minute walk. More...

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Grand Hotel Beauvau, Vieux Port, Marseille, Provence, France

Grand Hotel Beauvau Marseille Vieux Port MGallery Collection.


Hôtel Terminus, Marseille, Provence, France

Hôtel Terminus Saint-Charles, across the street from the Gare de Marseille Saint-Charles (train station).

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