Bordeaux, the French port city on the Garonne River, is everything you’ve been looking for!
The Bordeaux region is the most famous wine region in the world, and you should definitely take a trip to the vineyards and legendary chateaux nearby. The city is a popular attraction itself with an incredibly rich history. Gothic Cathédrale Saint-André, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, the grand Place de la Bourse, Three Graces fountain and Miroir d’Eau, the reflecting pool, are just some of the city’s highlights. You are still not convinced you need to come and visit us in Bordeaux? What if we tell you that you can be at the coast of the Atlantic Ocean in only 1 hour? 75 kilometers from the city center of Bordeaux, at Lacanau-Océan, 15 spectacular kilometers of coastline, sand dunes and pine woods are waiting on you.
Where to stay in Bordeaux?
The answer is easy, at our newest hotel in France, MEININGER Hotel Bordeaux Gare Saint-Jean. Our hotel in Bordeaux city center is the perfect base to discover the city. It is located near the main train station Gare Saint-Jean, in one of the most dynamic neighborhoods of Bordeaux. The area is buzzing with bars and restaurants, it’s close to the iconic La Flèche and Quai de Paludate, and the city center and Bordeaux Old Town can be reached within 15 minutes of walking.
Everything you need to know about the design of our hotel in Bordeaux, MEININGER Hotel Bordeaux Gare Saint-Jean.
The interior design reflects Bordeaux’s transformation from the old medieval trade city to the modern urban gem it represents today. The hotel indulges you with the coziness of the region’s old vineyard châteaux, and its bustling vibes of today’s art scene. The Karawitz design team themselves will tell you more about the interior design!
M: Please, introduce yourself! 😊
K: Hello, we are the Karawitz Architecture firm, from Paris, and the interior designers of the MEININGER Hotel in Bordeaux! It’s been a pleasure to work on a place that will host so many memories and gatherings… hope that everyone will enjoy their stay in the MEININGER family!
M: First 3 associations with Bordeaux city:
K: Lightness, wine and freedom.
M: What was the main inspiration for the MEININGER Hotel Bordeaux Gare Saint-Jean design?
K: The industrial harbor and wine industry, which have shaped Bordeaux’s history through the decades… Replicated in a modern way!
M: Describe the hotel in Bordeaux in 3 words:
K: Casual, bright and cheerful.
M: Which is your favorite part of the hotel in Bordeaux?
K: The lounge area under the glass roof: a bright interior / exterior connected area, shaped like a bistro-terrace, shaped for joyful gatherings.
M: What is the best thing about this new MEININGER hotel?
K: Very central, close to the station, it is a very good spot in a changing district, which will soon become a “place to be”.