Most tourist hotels are close to the railway station in Bordeaux (BOD). There are some luxury hotels close to Gambetta square and Quinconces square, which are really nice but rather pricey. It’s advisable to book your rooms in advance as there might be a chance that you don’t get a suitable accommodation in end time.
How to get around in Bordeaux
The most interesting way to explore the city is by walking. As most of the town center is a 'pedestrian area'. However if you don’t want to walk you can take up a bus or tram. The local transport reaches all the major parts of the city so it’s easy getting around the city using them.
Where to shop in Bordeaux
The Pedestrian Center is basically full of stores of all kinds, from clothes to art, craftworks, food and wine etc. If you're looking for luxury items, head to Gambetta square and its surroundings.