In the heart of historic La Rochelle, this hotel is a 5 minute walk from the Old Port and local market. Hotel Francois 1er also offers free Wi-Fi and satellite TV in each room. The hotel is in the center of town and is within walking distance of several shops, restaurants and lively bars. The Francois 1er is also close to attractions such as the Acquarium, which is a 15 minute walk or accessible by bus. Hotel François 1er offers spacious rooms and an excellent breakfast. There is also a 24-hour front desk and 24 hour private parking available by reservation.