Best Western Grand Hotel Francais is an 18th-century mansion located between the Cathedral, Gambetta Square, and the Grand Theatre and approximately seven miles from Bordeaux-Merignac Airport. This location is also 15 miles from Medoc, 25 miles from Saint Emilion, and 38 miles from Arcachon. Hotel amenities include the 18th-century lounge for reading or watching TV. The hotel also offers room service, free weekday newspapers, babysitting, laundry facilities, local shuttle service, 24-hour front desk service, and a reception area with Internet access. Public parking is available for a fee. All rooms feature satellite TV, wireless Internet access, dataports, coffeemakers, irons and ironing boards, hairdryers, clock radios, safes, and minibars.