Novotel La Rochelle Centre for a green seminar just a stone's throw from the sea
This four-star hotel renovated at the beginning of the year is right in the centre of La Rochelle in the heart of Charruyer Park, the green lung of the 40-hectare city. A calm and soothing setting for this Novotel located at 10 minutes walking distance from the Old Port and the huge ultra-modern marina of Les Minimes and 5 minutes from the Competition Beach and the Casino.
To only 2h30 from Paris by TGV, 2h from Bordeaux and 1h00 from NantesLa Rochelle is a very pleasant maritime crossroads, also accessible by plane. An opening on the sea to which is added a rich historical heritage with in particular the Saint-Nicolas tower and the Lantern tower which make La Rochelle a very pleasant city for a seminar on the Atlantic coast.
8 meeting rooms and a coworking
Equipped with 8 modular meeting rooms (280 m2) benefiting from daylight, the hotel can host all types of business events - up to 150 people -, from product launches to residential seminars with its 94 rooms. The rooms are fully equipped and the whole hotel is fibred. The very cosy lobby in blue and gold colours, entirely redecorated in a marine style with tapestries signed Jean-Paul Gaultier as well as walls and cushions in marinière, also makes available a coworking space under a nice skylight. If you are looking for a complementary venue for an even bigger event, the Auction SpaceThe 10,000 sq.m. site, formerly a tidal hall, has become the city's congress centre, capable of hosting all types of events from 20 to 200 people.2 modular.
Afterworks poolside barbecue
If you live in the area, the Novotel La Rochelle Centre also organizes afterworks on its terrace - privatizable - by the swimming pool on Thursday evenings. The opportunity to relax with colleagues around a barbecue or a seafood platter. The rest of the week, around the chef's market, the restaurant welcomes groups and offers local seasonal cuisine. While the central bar "The Tweezers"A meeting place of the hotel between the reception, the restaurant and the lounges, it offers a space conducive to exchanges with a view of the park as well as a table football and a pinball machine to relax with colleagues. And to facilitate access, the hotel has a 100-space car park.
Another asset of the hotel is its numerous activities incentives when you check out of the hotel. Sea outings to go and have a closer look Fort BoyardYou can also visit the Ile de Ré or discover the 1941 submarine base which housed a fleet of German attack submarines. It is also possible to fly over Fort Boyard by helicopter or to visit the magnificent aquarium and its 12,000 marine animals of 600 different species!