Sofitel Marseille Vieux Port is a luxury 5-star hotel offering contemporary accommodation in the heart of Marseille. Highlights include a plush spa and an excellent location next to the Vieux-Port. Marseille is an ancient port city on the French Mediterranean coast, with evidence of its inhabitation from over 27,000 years ago visible in the underwater Cosquer Cave. Nearby places of interest include the island fortress Chateau d'If, Neo-Byzantine hilltop church Notre-Dame de la Garde, the Palais Longchamp and the Old Port of Marseille (Vieux-Port), which is flanked by two imposing 17th-century fortresses. Vieux-Port Hotel de Ville metro station is located in the vicinity, providing fast and easy access to other popular Marseille destinations. The hotel is housed in two modern mid-rise buildings overlooking the waterfront and Fort Saint-Nicholas. Facilities include a plush spa with gym, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and sunbeds. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. Superior rooms are approximately 28sqm with a stylish and sophisticated decor. Amenities include air-conditioning, tea and coffee equipment, cable/satellite TV, a mini-bar, safe, work desk and an en-suite bathroom. Les Trois Forts is a gourmet restaurant offering exquisite Mediterranean cuisine overlooking the Vieux-Port. Guests can also enjoy a range of drinks at Le Carre. A buffet breakfast is provided every morning and there are plenty of dining opportunities in the vicinity. The hotel provides 24-hour reception, concierge and room service. Chargeable parking is possible onsite.