Hôtel Restaurant Spa Le Sauvage, formerly the Clarisses Monestary, is located in the historic district of Besançon, 1640 feet from the citadel's ancient walls. It offers views of the tree-lined park, the medieval walls, the city and the Doubs Valley. All of the rooms feature parquet flooring and a private bathroom with a bath or shower. They also have a flat-screen TV, telephone and a desk. Some rooms offer a view on the garden and on the city. Breakfast is served every morning in the dining area, on the terrace or can be brought to your guest room upon request. You can also relax on the west-facing terrace with a drink from the bar. Guest can access the spa upon reservation and for an additional fee. Hôtel Restaurant Spa Le Sauvage is a 10-minute walk from the Musée du Temps and just 1.2 mi from Besancon Viotte Train Station. Shops and restaurants can be found within a 10-minute walk. Private parking is available at a surcharge and free WiFi internet access is provided.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Hôtel Restaurant Spa Le Sauvage has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 23, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Private parking at the hotel


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Room Type
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
Bedroom :
2 twin beds
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 king bed
3 twin beds
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Guest reviews


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  • Manuel
    The hotel is stunning, and very near to the Citadelle. There are lots of parking places in the property.
  • Arjan
    A very nice historic place, very nicely kept in the original state with all modern facilities. We really felt relaxed in this pleasant hotel and in our room, with very good beds, a nice balcony, great breakfast and super service.
  • Lois
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    This was an overnight stop, intended to break up a two day drive. I expected a minimal level of convenience and comfort. They exceeded all expectations, and made me wish I could stay longer. The room was beautiful and comfortable, and the staff...
  • Delsey
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    lovely outdoor patios and terraces and gardens loved watching the European magpies lots to do nearby
  • Kerrigan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Staff was so nice, friendly and very professional. The restaurant was excellent and such a beautiful terrace. What a gem of a hotel.
  • Soledad
    excellent room, comfy bed, great restaurant. the food was exceptional. the staff was very nice and helpful. The location was excellent too.
  • Tomusko
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Beautiful building. The staff was very friendly and accommodating! The guy at the reception even helped make a reservation for us at a local restaurant.
  • Dr
    Very cute, unique room. Lovely restoration overall. Beautiful view. Very helpful, accommodating staff. Good air conditioning. Pet-friendly. Refrigerator. Excellent parking on site (in the garden).
  • Hans
    The hotel is tucked away in the old city with a nice quiet garden where you can have coffee or something else served. The restaurant was overbooked but the staff suggested 4-5 places in walking distance and made a reservation on the one we chose....
  • Tom
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Set in an old monastery looking down on the town, this well renovated and maintained hotel was the perfect place for us to stay in Besançon. It is on top of a hill and requires some walking, but we like that. The parking is in the garden. The...

Property questions and answers
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  • Dear, We want to book a family room, it has one double bed and one sofa bed. how long is the double bed? is it 2 meter long? and for the sofa bed, is it big enough for 2 kids? Thanks, Ying

    Madam, Sir, The double bed in our family room is 1.60 meters long. The sofa bed is big enought for 2 kids, it's measures 1.40 meters. At least, it's like a normal bed and it's confortable. Best regards, Mariana
    Answered on 23 January 2021
  • Hello , how much does it cost to use the spa? What are the opening times of the spa and wellness centre ?

    Hi, Thank you for mailing us , the price of the SPA is 35.00€ per person for 2 houres. Best regards
    Answered on 14 February 2023
  • Bonjour, peut-on avoir une bouilloire dans la chambre? Merci. R & B

    Bonjour, Nous pouvons en effet mettre à disposition dans la chambre une bouilloire sur demande. Bien cordialement, Mariana
    Answered on 13 September 2022
  • Hello. Do you secure parking? Thanks Dan

    Dear customer, The parking is located in our closed, secured courtyard. It's an extra fee of 10€/night.
    Answered on 12 May 2022

Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner

Amenities of Hôtel Restaurant Spa Le Sauvage
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Bar
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and costs € 15 per day.
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Spa
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French

House rules

Hôtel Restaurant Spa Le Sauvage takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM


From 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 30 per child, per night
Crib upon request
€ 10 per child, per night
4 - 17 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 30 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Hôtel Restaurant Spa Le Sauvage accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that guests traveling with children are kindly asked to specify the age of their children before arrival.

Rooms with air conditioning are available according to availability and upon prior request.

Please Note for security and safety reason the spa and wellness is accessible only for adults and children upper 16 years old.

Any reservation for more than 5 rooms may entail special conditions and additional costs.

Please inform Hôtel Restaurant Spa Le Sauvage of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Hôtel Restaurant Spa Le Sauvage

  • The prices at Hôtel Restaurant Spa Le Sauvage may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Hôtel Restaurant Spa Le Sauvage include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Suite
    • Family
    • Triple

  • Guests staying at Hôtel Restaurant Spa Le Sauvage can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free

  • Check-in at Hôtel Restaurant Spa Le Sauvage is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Hôtel Restaurant Spa Le Sauvage offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa

  • Hôtel Restaurant Spa Le Sauvage has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Hôtel Restaurant Spa Le Sauvage is 0.6 miles from the center of Besançon. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.