Hotel Thermale aka Hotel Des Thermes, France

Hotel Thermale was a hotel in France. Water from local springs was used in mineral baths, and was believed to have curing properties.

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History of Hotel Thermale

Hotel Thermale, or Hotel Des Thermes as it’s sometimes known is an abandoned hotel in France that provided “healing baths”. The hotel was very popular, especially with the older population and people with disabilities, as the hot mineral water provided by local springs was believed to have curing properties. It was not uncommon to see wheelchairs lined up by the side of the baths while nurses helped the most disabled to bath.

Our Visit
This was the last stop on the a tour with Proj3ct M4yh3m, Kriegaffe9 and Darbians. We hadn’t had the most fruitful day ever, and we were ready for one final visit before heading back to the UK. We had a tight 20 minute time-window before we had to leave to get the to tunnel under the sea. It took us 20 minutes just to get in! We decided to be late and it turned out to be a good end to the trip.

 

Hotel Thermale - The ballroom

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Hotel Thermale – The ballroom

Hotel Thermale - Doors into the ballroom

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Hotel Thermale – Doors into the ballroom

Hotel Thermale - The ballroom from the other end

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Hotel Thermale – The ballroom from the other end

Hotel Thermale - Function room with large skylight

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Hotel Thermale – Function room with large skylight

Hotel Thermale - Lobby with main staircase

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Hotel Thermale – Lobby with main staircase

Hotel Thermale - Main Staircase

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Hotel Thermale – Main Staircase

Hotel Thermale - View from on the stairs

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Hotel Thermale – View from on the stairs

Hotel Thermale - Closer view on the stairs

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Hotel Thermale – Closer view on the stairs

Hotel Thermale - Entrance into lobby

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Hotel Thermale – Entrance into lobby

Hotel Thermale - View further up the main staircase

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Hotel Thermale – View further up the main staircase

Hotel Thermale - Lockers in the lobby

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Hotel Thermale – Lockers in the lobby

Hotel Thermale - A bath in a hotel room

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Hotel Thermale – A bath in a hotel room

Hotel Thermale - Retro 70s styling in a guest room

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Hotel Thermale – Retro 70s styling in a guest room

Hotel Thermale - Concrete staircase

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Hotel Thermale – Concrete staircase

Hotel Thermale - Long corridor

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Hotel Thermale – Long corridor

Hotel Thermale - Reception area with two chairs

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Hotel Thermale – Reception area with two chairs

Hotel Thermale - Doors opening onto the outdoor spa areas

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Hotel Thermale – Doors opening onto the outdoor spa areas

Hotel Thermale - Arched doorway viewed from staircase

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Hotel Thermale – Arched doorway viewed from staircase

Hotel Thermale - Communal room in the hotel

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Hotel Thermale – Communal room in the hotel

Hotel Thermale - 70s style tiled bathroom

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Hotel Thermale – 70s style tiled bathroom

Hotel Thermale - Room with lots of doors

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Hotel Thermale – Room with lots of doors

Hotel Thermale - One of the hotel rooms

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Hotel Thermale – One of the hotel rooms

Hotel Thermale - A large bathroom

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Hotel Thermale – A large bathroom

Hotel Thermale - Hangers with numbers

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Hotel Thermale – Hangers with numbers

Hotel Thermale - Landing up the concrete staircase

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Hotel Thermale – Landing up the concrete staircase

Hotel Thermale - Another long corridor

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Hotel Thermale – Another long corridor

Hotel Thermale - Stairs from reception area

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Hotel Thermale – Stairs from reception area

Hotel Thermale - Wooden doors and a staircase

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Hotel Thermale – Wooden doors and a staircase

Hotel Thermale - Further up the staircase

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Hotel Thermale – Further up the staircase

Hotel Thermale -Through the door of room with mural on the wall

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Hotel Thermale -Through the door of room with mural on the wall

Hotel Thermale - 70s style tiled bathroom

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Hotel Thermale – 70s style tiled bathroom

Hotel Thermale - A decaying room with fireplace

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Hotel Thermale – A decaying room with fireplace

Further Reading If you liked this report you may also want to look at Hotel des Thermes by Proj3ct M4yh3m or Hotel des Thermes by Darbians on their websites

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