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Hesse Base Information

A pretty and quiet village, Hesse has a charm and character that has been preserved over many years. Apart from a well-organised port the village also has the ruins of a Benedictine Abbey from the 11th century, whose church is now the village church.


Base Opening Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 09:00 to 17:00
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday: 10:00 to 16:00

Late Arrivals

If you are going to be arriving at the base late, you will need to inform the base directly or the general sales office where you booked.

When you arrive at the base there will be a note on the reception door informing you where your boat is. The boat will be left open for you to stay on board that night, but cruising will not be permitted. The base staff will do the full briefing the following morning.

When To Arrive

Your boat will be ready to depart for 15:00 - 17:00. We recommend that you arrive 60 minutes earlier for check-in and instructions.

If you have booked an Early Check-in Service, please arrive at the base from 11:00.

Upon Arrival

Our base staff look forward to welcoming you to their cruising region and aim to make your arrival and holiday as smooth and enjoyable as possible.

When you arrive our base staff will:

  • Give you a welcome booklet which contains important safety advice and contact numbers.
  • Ask you to sign documentation to show that certain information has been read and unserstood.
  • Take a Damage Deposit and Engine Hours Deposit.
  • Let you know what time to expect your pre-departure briefing.

Hotels and Restaurants

Hotels

Hotel Ibis Styles – Tel: +33 (0) 387 035 555
Hotel Ibis Budget – Tel: +33 (0) 387 238 243
Logis Hotel les Cigognes – Tel: +33 (0) 387 037 009
Hotel Des Vosges – Tel: +33 (0) 387 253 009
Erckmann Chatrian – Tel: +33 (0) 387 243 133
Chez Jean – Tel: +33 (0) 388 911 019
Mercure – Tel: +33 (0) 388 328 080
Best Western – Tel: +33 (0) 388 143 914
Hotel Ibis – Tel: +33 (0) (0) 388 239 898
Hotel Ibis – Tel: +33 (0) 383 329 016
Hotel Adagio Access – Tel: +33 (0) 383 158 780

Restaurants

Chez Mad’s II – Tel: +33 (0) 778 578 129
Cabane de Marine – Tel: +33 (0) 387 230 961
Erckmann Chatrian – Tel: +33 (0) 387 243 133
Restaurant Chez Jean – Tel: +33 (0) 388 911 019
Mercure – Tel: +33 (0) 388 328 080
Best Western – Tel: +33 (0) 388 143 914

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Tourist Board

Chappelle Des Cordeliers
57400
Sarrebourg
Tel: +33 (0) 387 031 182
www.tourisme-sarrebourg.fr

Car Parking

Enclosed secured parking or garage onsite (fees apply).

Local Shops and Amenities

In Hesse there are a few shops, however to get your provisions you would need to travel to Sarrebourg,
which is just 5km from the base.

Fishing License

If you would like to do some fishing on your holiday around Hesse a fishing license is required.

Transport Information

By Road

Be prepared

It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with local road rules and abide by them. Most European countries have a list of compulsory equipment that you must take with you. For driving advice and a list of the equipment you'll need, please visit www.theaa.com

Car Rental

Car rental is available at Europcar in Sarrebourg (10 min from the base) or at Strasbourg airport.

By Air

Closest airport:
Strasbourg - 74 Km (E25)

By Rail:

Closest train station:
Sarrebourg - 5km from the base