La Résidence des Indes - 4 rue Réaumur 17000 La Rochelle

GPS coordinates: Latitude: 46.14215 / Longitude: 1.134542
From the North

  • From Nantes: 1h40 par l’A83.
    Follow the A83 highway towards the D137/E3 road. At Sainte-Hermine, take exit 7 and leave the A83.
    Follow the D137. Then take D10A, D9, D10 and D105 towards Rue Réaumur at La Rochelle.
  • From Paris: 4h30 par l’A10.
    Follow the A10 highway: Paris – Orléans – Tours – Chatellerault – Poitiers. Exit to N11 towards Avenue du 8 Mai 1945/D104 at Lagord. Exit N237 towards D104. Follow on D104. Take avenue du Lieutenant-Colonel Bernier towards rue Réaumur at La Rochelle.

From the South

  • From Bordeaux: 2h by the A10 highway.
    Take A10/E5, A837/E602 and D137 towards Avenue du 8 Mai 1945/D104 at Lagord. Exit N237 towards D104.
    Follow on D104. Take avenue du Lieutenant-Colonel Bernier towards Rue Réaumur at La Rochelle.

Parking: A slot is available in a closed, covered and private parking, 5’s walk from the Résidence at 12€ per day + VAT. To be booked along with the room.

  • From Paris:
    – 2h30-3h05 from Paris-Montparnasse station by up to 11 direct high speed trains (TGV) per day.
  • From Bordeaux:
    – 2h05-32, by about 6 direct trains per day, Intercités or TER.
  • From Nantes:
    – 2h36, by about 4 direct trains per day, Intercités or TER.

Booking at: http://www.voyages-sncf.com

La Rochelle station is 1.4 km away from La Résidence, an 18’s walk or a 5’s journey by:

  • Taxi: The taxi stand is situated right in front of the station. Estimated cost: 8 €.
  • Yellow cycle: On hire from a stand situated in front of the railway station. 1st half an hour is free in a two days’ “discovery” subscription for 2 € or a five days’ “freedom” subscription for 5 €.
  • Bus: The bus station is located in front of the railway station. Take line 41 towards La Pallice – Aytré-Grands Prés and Place des Grands Prés – Magasins Généraux. Step down at Banque de France stop on rue Réaumur, then walk 1’. One single ticket that can be purchased from the driver for 1.30 €.

From Ajaccio, Birmingham, Bristol, Brussels-Charleroi, Dublin, Geneva, London-Gatwick, London-Stansted, Lyon, Manchester, Porto, Southampton.

Booking at: http://www.larochelle.aeroport.fr

The airport is 15’ away from La Résidence by car or bus.

By taxi

Taxis are available at the arrival hall exit. Due to the influx of passengers, best is to book a taxi of your choice before boarding the plane. References of all agencies are available from the airport website. The estimated fare is between 15 and 20 € from 7 AM to 7 PM and between 20 and 25 € after 7 PM.

By car on hire

Although cars for hire are available in numbers on the spot, it is advisable to book in advance by calling car-hiring agencies. Their staff will wait for you on arrival and hand over the keys. All their references are available from the airport website.

Most airlines enjoy agreements with car-hiring companies that offer special rates with your plane ticket. For details, please contact your airline.

By bus

  • From Monday to Saturday, every 30’: Line 7 towards Rompsay/ZI Périgny.
  • On Sunday: line 47 towards Beaulieu
    In both cases, terminus is at Place de Verdun, 3’ walk from La Résidence.

A single ticket can be purchased from the driver at 1.30 €.

LOCAL CONVEYANCE

Forget your car and discover the city on foot or bicycle!
Yellow bicycles are available on hire from the near-by Place de Verdun on a two days’ “discovery” subscription at 2 € or a five days’ “freedom” subscription at 5€. Bicycles can be safely parked in the garden of La Résidence, which is accessible through its rear door.