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Hotel La Desirade - Relais du Silence

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Le Petit Cosquet, 56360 Bangor, Belle-Ile-en-Mer, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely friendly happy hotel, beautifully presented rooms, top location, delicious dinner and owners who are genuine and make the effort to say hello and take the time to talk. A rare commodity in the world today. Don't hesitate to book a room at this lovely hotel - you won't be dissapointed.

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Courbevoie, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The first hotel in which we felt really at home. It's cosy, well-maintained and super clean. Owners are very hospitable and go out of their way to help their guests. Breakfast and dinner are of superior quality, and then there is the island.

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New England USA
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this hotel on the beautiful island of Belle-Ile. The owners are as charming and welcoming as reported in other reviews. They speak perfect English and are always available to help with anything you need. We hope to return to Belle-Ile and will definitely stay here again.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We received a warm welcome from the reception staff and the delightful owners made time to talk to us and every guest at breakfast and at dinner every day. Our room was on the ground floor of an attractive bungalow set in well maintained gardens. We had a large and attractively decorated bedroom with a very large bathroom with walk-in... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed three nights and loved it. The owners are charming and went to great lengths to ensure our comfort and happiness. The hotel has a quiet location but is a short bicycle ride from lovely beaches and other sights. The breakfast buffet is outstanding.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is where the French go to be out in the country and relax in silence. It's heaven on earth. The Saragasso current warms the place, and the beaches with their "Cotton" fluffy waves are where Monet painted 37 of his masterpieces. You want to stay here. And savor the country quiet and the black skies at night.

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Racine, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Lovely and tranquil setting on the beautiful island of Belle-Ile-en-mer. La Desirade is perfect for folks who seek an outdoor vacation of hiking, biking, ocean swimming, and breton-crepe eating. The hotel is impeccably clean and nicely decorated in a maritime motif, specific to Island. The restaurant is great too--fish, island lamb, and locally sourced veggies. Wonderful service by a multilingual... More 

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Paris
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

very good hotel. great welcome and support. perfectly located in one of the most beautiful French island. nice room in many separate houses (4 rooms/houses). calm. very good breakfast. cycling and walking around. good restaurant.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Absolutely worth a visit! We were sad to leave after only one night. For anyone considering going to Belle-Ile-en-Mer I highly recommend staying with Pierre and his wife at this beautiful oasis of a place. The service is impeccable, the food is great, the rooms are nicely decorated and the spa and outdoor/pool area are inviting. Top value for money.... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Visited the restaurant recently in a group of 40 IFFR members and was treated to probably one of the best meals I have ever had in all my years of travelling in France. The meal was superlative, especially the local lamb (a speciality of Belle Ile) which had a tenderness and flavour that would be the envy of any top... More 

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