B&Bs near Calais – our pick of the best

Planning on heading to France for your winter or summer holiday? If you’re grabbing a late ferry into or an early departure from the port or Eurotunnel you’ll be looking for a B&B near Calais at which to put your head down for the night. Thankfully there are several great value B&Bs near Calais which provide great hospitality for an overnight stopover before you continue your onward travels.

A B&B in Calais centre

On a quiet one-way street in the centre of Calais, the elegant facade of this town-house B&B hides tranquil gardens, a welcome retreat from the hustle and bustle of Calais town.

A welcoming B&B in the centre of Calais

A beautiful town-house B&B in the centre of Calais

Beautiful rooms, great breakfasts, dogs and families welcome

Family-friendly B&B 20 minutes from Calais

Heading south and just off junction 2 of the A26 autoroute, this is one the best value family-friendly B&Bs near Calais that I have found. It’s perfectly situated if you do really need to be within striking distance of Calais ferry port or Eurotunnel for the night.

A warm welcome at this no frills family-friendly B&B near Calais

A warm welcome at this no frills family-friendly B&B near Calais

With secure parking, parkland in which the kids can let off steam and the chance to buy wine and local produce, this is one of my favourite B&Bs near Calais. Jean-Jacques and Mimi run their no-frills B&B with warmth and efficiency. Oh, and they speak English too!

Dog-friendly B&B 20 minutes from Calais

Francis (he speaks superb English!) and Bernadette have been welcoming families with dogs to their great value B&B near Calais for years. Just 20 minutes south of Calais in Bois-en-Ardres, their welcoming and very French B&B is surrounded by enclosed gardens in which dogs and children are welcome to let off steam.

Great value family and dog friendly B&B near Calais

Great value at this family and dog friendly B&B near Calais

You haven’t got far to go to get something to eat in the evening. The little brasserie which is within walking distance will sell you a delicious pizza to take away, or you could eat at the little restaurant at the lake which is just a couple of minutes drive.

B&B 45 minutes from Calais

A little bit further down the road, a mere 5 minutes from junction 4 of the A26, it’s the peace and quiet and fine evening meals that really stand out at this lovely B&B near Calais. You will be totally spoilt at both the dinner and breakfast tables. Local produce, home cooking, this is a special place.

Tranquillity and great food at this B&B near Calais

Tranquillity and great food are the order of the day at this B&B

Although this B&B is perfectly placed for a stopover near Calais, there is loads to see and do in the area so do try and stay longer than just the one night.

Dog-friendly B&B west of Calais

You may be heading west from Calais en route to the Loire Valley, Normandy, Brittany or the SW of France for your holiday. In that case, this B&B near Calais (30 minutes) and Boulogne (20 minutes) and a mere 5 minutes from exit 36 of the A16 autoroute is one for you. The farmstead is home to chickens and donkeys, much to children’s delight!

Dog and family friendly B&B near Calais and Boulogne

Both dogs and families are welcome at this B&B near both Boulogne and Calais

If your dog is not a chaser of farm animals then he will be most welcome at this B&B.

There are numerous other B&B possibilities near the autoroutes which provide a welcome alternative to the anonymous motels that are liberally sprinkled across France. Start or end your holiday with a pleasant experience and you won’t regret it.

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