The 4-star Mercure hotel in in Amiens sits across from France's biggest medieval cathedral, which is listed as a Unesco World Heritage site. Each room and suite is spacious, sound-proofed and air-conditioned. They come equipped with free Wi-Fi access and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, which include French and international channels. L' Echanson, the hotel's restaurant, serves a wide range of delicate dishes and regional specialties made with local and regional products.