4.56km from La Criee EpinalClean, basic room, polite young lady receptionist. Very quiet location though almost under motorway. No restaurant on Fridays as this is a businessman's (i.e. a rep's) stop-off, We had found this out before so were not disappointed. The breakfast WAS a disappointment, as by the time I got to it at 0830 a coachload from Geneve had taken nearly all the food. There were no plates, no trays available, as I pointed out to the morning receptionist. He looked at me with a shrug and said 'They are all in use. We've got a lot of people in'. He or the management had NOT found this out beforehand as I had about the restaurant. Apparently. If the Genevan horde were expected, why was more adequate provision made: extra staff, more food ordered? I made do with the last piece of French loaf, a yogurt and a pot of jam, using a paper napkin as a plate. I pressed the cappucino button on the coffee dispenser and got hot chocolate. At no time did clean plates or trays reappear. A girl brought in a tray of warm but anaemic panini as a too-late gesture. The receptionist apologised but no refund was offered - well, what would I expect, here in tight-fisted France? That non-breakfast cost me €8.50. If they charge that much, they should at least make sure every guest is fed. The room cost €55 - not bad - but the nearby Campanile is cheaper I believe. I should not have ordered breakfast but I have to eat, being diabetic. I never complain about minor blips but this was flagitious.