Subject: Re: Hotel recommendations in Rennes? Brittany?
Al, In September, 2000 we stayed at the Hotel France et Chateaubriand in the old walled town of St. Malo on the Atlantic coast. We had a lovely big room with balcony that looked out toward a fort on a tiny island just off the beach. You could walk out to the fort when the tide was out. A website for the hotel is :

Dolores St. John's, Newfoundland