Residence La Barbacane Hotel - Carcassonne  3 stars

15 Rue De La Barbacane, Carcassonne, France, 11000  show mapSave
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The pleasant 3-star Residence La Barbacane Hotel is set in the heart of Carcassonne.

20 minutes away from Abbatiale Sainte-Foy, Musee du blason - vitrail and Birds City (La Cite des Oiseaux). A 5-minute walk will take you to Castle and Ramparts of Carcassonne, La Cité de Carcassonne and Chateau Comtal.

Nearby points of interest include museums, a basilica and a fortress.

5 minutes' drive from Salvaza airport.


All 70 luxury guestrooms feature a kitchenette, Wi-Fi, a living area, a laptop-size safe and LCD flat-screen TV. They provide bathrooms with a shower and a bathtub.


Guests are offered a buffet breakfast served in the breakfast room. The lobby bar opens from 8:00 to 12:00 and from 15:00 to 20:00.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of EUR 9 per person per night. 


Aside from bicycle rental, shopping service and laundry, guests can also make use of a designated smoking area, a lift and a safe deposit box.


The on-site SPA facilities include a Jacuzzi, a hot tub and a sauna. Bicycles, a gym and fitness classes are provided on-site.


Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge.

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is EUR 8.50 per day.

Number of rooms   70.


City Center Carcassonne - 3300 ft
Airports Salvaza (CCF) - 2.7 mi, Mazamet (DCM) - 24.5 mi
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  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevator
  • Storage space
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Designated smoking area
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Laundry
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Conference room
  • Conference facilities
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Golf
  • Exercise gym
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Sun terrace
  • Hot tub
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Cribs available
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
Kitchen facilities
  • Kitchenette
  • Cable TV
  • Telephone
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Direct dial telephone
Room decor
  • Soundproofed windows



from  3 pm


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions
              • Jean-Marc Tilché
                2000 ft
              • Robert Messara
                4300 ft
              Popular areas
              • City Center
                3000 ft
              Places of interest
              • 1000 ft
              • Notre Dame de l'Abbaye
                2000 ft
              • Cathédrale Saint Michel
                3000 ft
              • aigles de la cité
                3300 ft
              • Eglise Saint Joseph
                3300 ft
              • Eglise Saint Joseph-Saint Charles
                3700 ft
              • Evêché
                4300 ft
              • Eglise Saint Vincent
                4300 ft
              • Eglise du Sacré Coeur
                1.4 mi
              • Témoins de Jéhovah
                1.9 mi
              Sport related
              • Lou Gabaret SARL
                1.4 mi
              • maison hanté
                3300 ft
              • Le Chamberlain
                4000 ft
              • Cap'Cinéma
                4600 ft
              • Le Liverpool
                4600 ft
              • Musée de l'Ecole
                700 ft
              • Mémoires du Moyen-Age
                1000 ft
              • Le Musée des Beaux-Arts de Carcassonne
                3000 ft
              • Le Parc Australien
                5000 ft
              Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos
              • La Cité des Oiseaux
                3300 ft
              • Mairie Culture
                3000 ft
              • Association Compagnie Juin 88
                1.5 mi

              Local Attractions

              • Le Parc Australien
                5100 ft
                Chemin des Bartavelles, Carcassonne
              • Birds City (La Cite des Oiseaux)
                1.5 mi
                Colline de Pech Mary, Carcassonne
              • Royal Kids Parc de jeux
                2.2 mi
                Zone Industriel de Pont Rouge, Carcassonne
              • le Moulin a Papier de Brousses
                10.9 mi
                11 390 Brousses-et-VillaretFrance
              • Jardin aux Plantes Parfumees la Bouichere
                11.6 mi
                12, rue Dewoitine, Limoux

              Near the hotel

              • School Museum
                1000 ft
                3 Rue du Plo, Carcassonne
              • Centre Culturel De La Memoire Combattante
                2100 ft
                102 Rue Trivalle, Carcassonne
              • Le Musee de la Torture de Carcassone
                2700 ft
                Carcassone Medieval City, Carcassonne
              • Carcassonne Medieval City
                3400 ft
                A61 West, Carcassonne
              • Museum of Fine Arts
                3100 ft
                1 rue de Verdun, Carcassonne
              • Basilica of Saint-Nazaire
                3800 ft
                La Cite, Carcassonne

              Residence La Barbacane Hotel Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Residence La Barbacane Hotel

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              Based on 1373 reviews

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              • Older travelers

                As my visit to Carcassone was mainly to visit the castle, its postion some 300 metres from the castle's rear entrance was very useful. The hotel staff were very helpful, especially when they were able to find us an alternative room away from the main road. The room was actually a studio apartment with a kitchenette with views of the castle. We didn't eat at the hotel but there are plenty of restaurants nearby. We stayed for two nights and was extremely good value for money and we would definitely go back.

                The rooms to front of the hotel run adjacent to a fairly busy road - day and night - so it wouldn't really be possible to sleep with the windows open due to the noise. The hotel does have its own underground car park but with limited spaces so parking could be difficult especially at peak times of the year.

                • Average rating
              • Couple

                In amazing location, right next to the old city. Hotel staff were lovely and helpful. The room was excellent value for money.

                • Average rating
              • Group of friends

                The friendly staffs

                Unkempt, dirty, no thoughts given to comfort at all. Bathroom was smelly, kitchen has no kettle to boil water, no dish cleaner, utencils were greasy, etc.

                • Average rating
              • Group of friends

                Perfect location just outside the medieval city of Carcassone. Welcoming staff and nice apartments. Will definately go back with my family.

                • Average rating
              • Family with children

                the location and quietness

                rundown furnishing, kitchen not appropriate for self-catering (lots of missing forks, knifes, plates, etc) and dirty, parking had a height limit (not mentioned!)

                • Average rating
              • Couple

                Friendly staff, clean and spacious apartments. Great location for La Cite - the walled castle.

                The bed was as hard as concrete - I had to use the mattress from the futon on top of the mattress on the bed to become even remotely comfortable. There wasn't a kettle in the room, which was strange given that it had a kitchen area.

                • Average rating
              • Couple

                Very close to the city, very kind people, jacuzzi, room not so bad, just what you need!

                The cleaning maid never came in 5 days!

                • Average rating
              • Family with children

                very convenient to walk to the old Cite

                Apartment rooms very large but a waste of space in main living room. All-round rather basic.

                • Average rating
              • Couple

                Parking available on the street outside. Good location for accessing the old city. Wifi works well.

                The receptionist wasn't always around even during advertised opening times. The room is very basic. Our room was ground floor facing onto the road so I didn't want to open the curtains/windows to let some natural light and air in.

                • Average rating
              • Older travelers

                location, price, staff, breakfast

                there was a stale or musty smell in our room and the passage outside. - perhaps they've fixed it, maybe it was a water leak that made their carpet mouldy

                • Average rating
              • Couple

                We were so surprised to find a wonderful place like this and so very close to the castle walls. Literally from our windows we could see the castle and it was pretty amazing at night to see it all lit up and to watch the bats was lovely. It only took us 5 mins to walk up the path to the castle gates. The apartment itself was pretty good, we were surprised at its size. You even got a bath which is very rare. Parking was good and for a small fee, we were able to put it in a secure underground carpark. Wifi was good.

                The only bad point if any is there was no breakfast, but it was self catering.

                • Average rating
              • Couple

                Nice staff, good breakfast. Very good idea with night checkin.

                Our room was more like a modestly equipped flat (small studio) without any climate than a hotel room.

                • Average rating
              • Family with children

                Our experience with this hotel was very positive. The location is quite perfect - you just need to follow not-so-traveled road behind the residential houses (try to follow the main road down to the first crossroad and go up to the castle from there) and you will reach the castle entrance in about 5 minutes. The staff was friendly and competent. The room surprised us most - it was really very spacious with two levels and the stairway in between - and very sunny. Also, for our family stay the presence of the real kitchen with a microwave was a great plus - it allowed us to use this place less as an usual hotel but more as the apartments-style housing.

                The only small quirk as the others said here was that the toilet and the bathroom with a sink were on different levels, but for us, it was even some kind of funny and did not spoil our experience at all.

                • Average rating
              • Family with children

                This was a late booking only the day before and we chose the hotel for the location, which was excellent at the foot of the old town, accessed via a cobbled path, and the proce which was only €63 for the night for accomodation for a family of four. The town itself did not disappoint from the marvellous castle and views, the suprisingly abundant restaurants in Le Cite and the new town which was a nice change also. Our 2 children enjoyed the park across the road from the back of the hotel.

                The welcome was friendly at the hotel althought unusual to be compeltely clsoed until 3pm and so we headed to the old cit sooner than we had imagined. The duplex room was clean and had a comfortable main bed. The main living/dinign room was very basic however and the sloping sofa bed was the only sofa in the room and so not not a room that encouraged you to spend much time there. The kitchen area was again clean but basic, with no cups available.

                • Average rating
              • Older travelers

                The convenience for both town and City.

                The accomodation was a little too basic. not a great deal of comfort if one wanted to stay in for the day, but aoart from that, fine.

                • Average rating
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