My arrival went very well, staff were attentive and cheerful.

Our 3-star hotel, a recipient of the Qualité TourismeTM certificate, is committed to a quality approach when welcoming and helping our guests, with:

  • Guaranteed personalised information;
  • Available and competent professionals;
  • Quality service;
  • An offer rooted in the Saintonge area.

Reception details

Spoken languages: English, Spanish, French.

The Hôtel des Messageries is open all-year-round with the exception of the last week in December and the first two weeks of January. 

Annual opening Annual closure
Week 3 to week 51 inclusive Week 52 to week 2 inclusive



Monday to Friday Saturday and Sunday
7 a.m. – 9 p.m. 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.

    salle réception accueil hotel messageries saintes   

Night closure, code, intercom

The hotel’s gate is locked between 9 p.m. and 7 a.m.  If you need to leave before 7 a.m., please settle your bill before 9 p.m. on the previous evening.

The code for the gate is on the back of your room key.

If you are unable to enter, there is an intercom on the gate which you can use to contact the hotel 24 hours a day.


On arrival, the reception staff will take your luggage to your room and collect them at the time of your departure.

Before your room is ready or after having returned your key, you can leave your luggage at the hotel’s reception and it will be stored in the luggage room.


The hotel will only be responsible for valuables and cash left at reception and for which a receipt has been provided.



Park your car

The garage

The hotel has a private garage which can be used for an additional fee.  We recommend you reserve your car park space when you book your room as spaces are limited.

It can only be opened and closed by the reception staff.

Opening hours: 7.30 a.m. – 9 p.m.

The hotel declines any responsibility in case of theft or damage of vehicles, or valuables left within.

Parking around the hotel

Secure public car park located in the town centre just a 2 min walk from the hotel.

Car parks with parking meters can be found close to the hotel:


Monday to Friday

Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays
Payable 09 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.
Free 6.00 p.m. – 09 a.m.

Payable Saturday 09.00 am – 12:00pm

Free Saturday afternoon, Sunday and public holidays

A welcoming reception area

At reception, we have considered your comfort and well-being to make your arrival and departure as pleasant as possible.

It includes:

  • A library;
  • Information on Saintes and the surrounding area;
  • Newspapers including the Sud-Ouest;
  • Magazines;
  • Local products in the shop.

Our team’s good humour and availability

  • For useful addresses in Saintes
  • To book a taxi, a good restaurant
  • To order your breakfast
  • To book a wellness treatment
  • To find out about the train timetable