Hotels Grenoble Christmas Market
Are you planning to stay in Grenoble during the Christmas market? We have created the latest guide for Grenoble to help you find a restaurant, an activity, a guided tour and best hotels close to the Grenoble – Place Victor Hugo – Grenoble Christmas Market for the Winter of 2023!
The Grenoble Christmas Market known as LES MARCHÉS DE NOËL DE GRENOBLE is a magical place that comes to life in the heart of Grenoble, a few weeks before Christmas.
This year the market runs between 26th November 2023 to 24th December 2023. The Grenoble Christmas Market is located on Places Victor Hugo and Grenette, Grenoble downtown.
How is the weather in Grenoble in December?
The average temperature in December is about 7° / -1° (low) and light snow is possible as well. A warm, waterproof coat or jacket is a must during the winter in Grenoble and France if you plan to visit during the Christmas period!
Best Restaurants in Grenoble for the perfect Christmas Dinner
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- Haut Carnotzet
- Restaurant La Girole
- Restaurant Le Côte
- Restaurant Zakhang
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1. Okko Hotels Grenoble Jardin Hoche 4* – Hotels Near Grenoble Christmas Market
Featuring a sauna and a fitness centre, Okko Hotels Grenoble Jardin Hoche is located in Grenoble, right next to the Hoche Gardens. This design hotel offers a terrace with views over Hoche Park, a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi access.
Each room is air-conditioned and equipped with a flat-screen TV, a desk and a coffee machine. The private bathroom has a shower and comes with a hairdryer and free toiletries.
A buffet breakfast is served every morning. Soft drinks are also included throughout the day free of charge in the lounge, and in the evening guests are offered an appetiser buffet with antipasti, fresh vegetables, delicious dips and seasonal products.
Set in modern building, this relaxed hotel is a 12-minute stroll from the Parc Paul Mistral, 2 km from the Musée de Grenoble (museum) and 4 km from the Fort de la Bastille (monument).
Sleek, contemporary rooms come with Nespresso coffeemakers, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs with international channels.
Complimentary amenities include a breakfast buffet, welcome drinks and all-day snacks. There’s also a chic open-plan lounge with a kitchen area, plus a terrace, a fitness room and a business center.
The Okko hotel is nearby the old city center (5min by foot) at a quiet neighborhood with lots of stores and restaurants. The hotel is modern with small but efficient rooms. It offers amenities like gym and sauna.
The best of all is the club, an area where the residents relax, have drinks and snacks 24/7. In the afternoon there are also welcome drinks! The view from our room was also great, we could see the Bastille and the whole city.
The rooms are extremely comfortable in all ways and are stylish and modern. We had a room on the sixth floor with the garden (not street) view and it was a pleasure to wake to a view of the Alps.
The large lounge/dining and outdoor terrace area are fantastic – you can enjoy some peace and quiet and the view with complimentary drinks and snacks any time of the day.
The included breakfast was plentiful, and the complimentary aperitivo and light meal was also a welcome inclusion. Grenoble is a small enough town that you can walk to everywhere from the OKKO.
There are some nice cafes, restaurants and bars just 5 minutes walk away.
You can walk to the Alps in about 20 minutes, climb up it in an hour, enjoy the most stunning views, and catch the boule cable car back down.
There is a huge park near the OKKO and lots of nice gardens in Grenoble and unlike Paris, you can picnic on the grass and enjoy them. The train station is about 15 minutes walk away.
How much does a room costs at Okko Hotels Grenoble Jardin Hoche?
This double room features a iPod dock, air conditioning and executive lounge access.
Where to book online – Okko Hotels Grenoble Jardin Hoche – Hotels Near Grenoble Christmas Market – you can find the best hotels near Grenoble Old Town – Christmas Market hotels in Grenoble during Christmas which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in France on Booking.com or Hotels.com Agoda.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.
2. Le Grand Hôtel Grenoble 4* – Hotels Near Grenoble Christmas Market
The 4-star Le Grand Hôtel is located in the Grenoble City Centre, 10 m from Place Grenette. The guest rooms are soundproofed, air-conditioned and some offer a balcony.
The guest rooms have a private bathroom with a bathtub or a walk-in shower. They also have a minibar, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and free WiFi.
Le Stendhal onsite bar offers a variety of drinks, cocktails and wines. Guests have the option of a full-breakfast or an express breakfast. A range of cold dishes can be delivered to your room for lunch or dinner.
Dating from 1870, this upscale hotel is a block from the Hubert Dubedout-Maison du Tourisme tram stop, a 1-minute walk from the covered market at Place Grenette and 2.5 km from Fort de la Bastille.
The casual rooms with modern and contemporary accents include designer armchairs and foldaway beds. All come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minibars. Upgraded rooms add features including balconies, iPod docks and rainfall showers in glass-enclosed cubicles, while suites include sitting areas.
A breakfast buffet is offered for a fee in the lounge. There’s an informal library with art books, and a meeting room. Valet parking is available.
Le Grand Hotel is located in the Grenoble City HyperCentre, 10 metres from Place Grenette. The elegant guest rooms are soundproofed, air-conditioned and some offer a balcony. The guest rooms have a private bathroom with a bathtub or an Italian shower. They also have a minibar, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and free Wi-Fi. The hotel has a stylish bar, Le Stendhal, offering a variety of drinks, cocktails and wines.
A buffet breakfast is served each morning and a range of cold dishes can be delivered to your room for lunch or dinner.
The staff was very nice and helpful. The room was very clean and comfortable with a small balcony overlooking the street.
The location is great, we walked to the square and the Christmas market and had a wonderful time. Breakfast was very good also, with a generous variety of things to eat.
Hotel is right in heart of the city. Hub of activity both day and night with lots of nearby shopping, restaurants, and bars.
Rooms are nice, clean, and up to date, with large comfortable beds. Service from the staff was excellent. Breakfast had plenty of options to choose from. Would stay here again.
The Grand Hotel City is a really comfortable and convenient hotel for a visit to Grenoble. It appears to be primarily directed towards business travellers, but is more than suitable for tourists as well.
The outstanding feature about the hotel was the friendly and attentive service provided by the staff. Nothing was too difficult for them and they offered their services and assistance on numerous occasions.
The hotel provides a buffet breakfast and has a bar, but does not have a restaurant. This isn’t a major issue as there are many options nearby.
The rooms are modern, spacious and well equipped (with the exception of an iron and ironing board) and the beds are comfortable. Whilst the building is relatively old, it has been extensively renovated and has quite a modern vibe.
The hotel offers valet parking and a public car park is just across the street if required.
In summary, this hotel is perfect accommodation for a visit to Grenoble.
How much does a room costs at Le Grand Hôtel Grenoble?
Features a queen-size bed, a balcony and a minibar. The en suite bathroom includes bathrobes and slippers.
Where to book online – Le Grand Hôtel Grenoble – Hotels Near Grenoble Christmas Market – you can find the best hotels near Grenoble Old Town – Christmas Market hotels in Grenoble during Christmas which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in France on Booking.com or Hotels.com Agoda.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.
3. Hôtel d’Angleterre Grenoble Hyper-Centre 3* – Hotels Near Grenoble Christmas Market
Hôtel d’Angleterre Grenoble Hyper-Centre is set in the heart of Grenoble, opposite the gardens of Place Victor Hugo. It is just a 1-minute walk to the Victor Hugo tram stop and offers free WiFi and an onsite bar .
All the rooms are soundproofed and air-conditioned. They feature a desk, a LCD satellite TV and a DVD player. The private bathrooms come with free toiletries. Some rooms also have a hydro-massage bathtub and a private balcony with views over the Vercors mountain range.
A buffet breakfast is available every day and includes hot, cold, sweet and savoury options. An other continental breakfast option consisting of a hot drink, a juice, a pasty, bread, butter and jam is also available.
Set in a Haussmann-style building overlooking the Place Victor Hugo, this modest hotel dates from 1898 and is an 11-minute walk from the Gare de Grenoble railway station.
Simple, traditional rooms come with en suite bathrooms and desks, plus free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and DVD players. Upgraded rooms feature seating areas, mini fridges and whirlpool baths. Some offer balconies with city or mountain views.
Breakfast is available for an additional fee.
Excellent location in the heart of the city and breathtaking views. Bus and Tram station is right in front of the hotel.
I had a room with large windows and facing the place victor hugo.
I could the see the Christmas market from my room and the lighting was amazing. The early morning view of the mountain made my day.
The room size was a concern(comparing to the room size in US), and the bed facilitated a great night’s sleep. The breakfast was above average and there are plenty of great restaurants, patisseries, wine bars and pubs nearby.
Top location for Christmas markets right out the front. Clean and tidy, staff friendly. Fairly close to train station.
Hotel d’Angleterre is centrally located in Grenoble, an easy 15 minute walk or 5 minute tram ride from the train station and a great base for exploring the old part of Grenoble. The building is an old Hausmannian with windows that face the Place de Victor Hugo or one of the side streets.
Breakfast was good, with a selection of pastries, fruit, meat, cheese, and the option to boil or fry eggs fresh.
How much does a room costs at Hôtel d’Angleterre Grenoble Hyper-Centre?
Prices start 96$/night for Double Room. The Superior Double Room is 121$/room per night with breakfast included – if coming on a honeymoon this is the perfect choice for couples.
The air-conditioned rooms feature a telephone and a TV with cable channels and a DVD Player.
Where to book online – Hôtel d’Angleterre Grenoble Hyper-Centre – Hotels Near Grenoble Christmas Market – you can find the best hotels near Grenoble Old Town – Christmas Market hotels in Grenoble during Christmas which is celebrated with much enthusiasm in France on Booking.com or Hotels.com Agoda.com and see more reviews on TripAdvisor.