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Le Chai Catalan

14, rue du Chateau, 66560 Ortaffa, France
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I've just returned from a 7-night stay at Le Chai Catalan - what a gorgeous place! I happily spent hours in the garden, but it is also brilliantly placed for visits to the beach, mountains, interesting towns/cities and great places to eat. Breakfasts were delicious, eaten on the new (mosaic) patio area, next to the lemon tree and its intoxicating... More 

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stayed with Pascale this summer, and we absolutely loved it. She's a great host, and makes a mean breakfast :-) The Chai Catalan is a charming and beautiful B&B, with nice rooms and very comfy bathrooms. It's clean and quiet. The garden is lovely and has a swimming pool where you can sit and read books, and cool down... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This B&B was dreamy! I have only good things to say about our stay here. The rooms were very clean, the beds were very comfy, the showers were large and hot. The place itself is wonderfully remodeled and you could kill hours on the terrace and in the pool. Breakfasts were wonderful - fresh bread and pastries, yogurt, fresh fruit,... More 

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pjacquot, Propriétaire at Le Chai Catalan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review and all your compliments. It was a pleasure to meet you both...and your dog (my cats are ok, they don't mind too much having dogs around, they stand aloof and it only reinforce their sense of superiority !). We will very happy to welcome you again to the Chai Catalan should... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We made our way here by train to Perpignan and then taxi to Ortaffa, through wonderful country full of food, much of which made it to the breakfast table. Lovely place, beautifully converted from the old chateau winery - comfortable and spacious, you can choose to be quiet on your own, or join in the conversation with other guests. Pascale... More 

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pjacquot, Propriétaire at Le Chai Catalan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review. It means a lot to us that our guests enjoy their stay and all that the Chai Catalan and the region has to offer. We enjoy meeting new guests and it is always a pleasure when they come back, so please do! All the best till then. More 

Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We spent 5 nights at the Chai Catalan and loved every minute. Beautiful bedroom and bathroom and lovely garden with pool. Very close to the coast and the Mountains, so excellent for exploring the area. Pascale also speaks very good english which is very helpful for those of us that are still trying to improve our French. 15 - 20... More 

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

You could not wish for a friendlier stay with very helpful hosts. Breakfast in the garden in the sunshine under the trees was such a great start to the day.Our room was superb and the en-suite was the same. If we ever return to the area we would not consider staying anywhere else.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Chai Catalan was our last stop on a 2 week vacation. It was beautiful, peaceful and relaxing, a perfect ending to our trip. The room was very comfortable and luxuriously decorated, the garden was lovely, breakfast fresh and delicious with lots of local specialities. Having the pool was great especially in the heat of the summer and away from the... More 

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Holland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Spacious and comfortable rooms, tastefully decorated. Lovely breakfast served in the quiet, shady garden. Pascale and Tim are knowledgeable and helpful hosts. Our two small dogs were welcome. Pool refreshing after a day of excursions. Good restaurants in neighbouring villages. Wine country all around.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We spent a few nights here in June, taking a break on an otherwise busy holiday. It was the perfect place to relax for a few days. The host, Pascale, was very attentive and friendly without being intrusive in any way. Our room was very welcoming with a great ensuite shower room and a large, comfortable bed. The spacious communal... More 

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FORT LAUDERDALE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

We had a wonderful stay at Chai Catalan. Built into the wall of the ancient town, the former winery has been beautifully remodeled and designed for guests with spacious rooms (we were in Grenache) and a large atrium decorated with interesting art. Very comfortable bed with luxurious bedding. The ensuite bathroom was a tiled work of art. The lovely French... More 

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pjacquot, Propriétaire at Le Chai Catalan, responded to this review

All my thanks for your lovely review. It was real a pleasure meeting you and I certainly do hope that you will come again. I am always finding new places to visit both in French and Spanish Catalonia and I love sharing my discoveries. It is such a varied region. I wish you all the best for the coming months. More 

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Address: 14, rue du Chateau, 66560 Ortaffa, France
Location: France > Languedoc-Roussillon > Pyrenees-Orientales > Ortaffa
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Number of rooms: 4
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