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Hotel Restaurant la Cardinale

Quartier Serre Petoux | Payre, 07250 Le Pouzin, France
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Geneva, Switzerland
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Unfortunately I only stayed for a night in la Cardinale in le Pouzin, and it was pure coincidence. The landskape is beautiful the rooms are large and well thought out with private terrasse. It was unfortunately too cold to go to the pool, but the setting is amazing there too... but the biggest surprise was the food. I have been... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small hotel where you really can recharge your batteries. The hotel is small and run by a very friendly and accommodating family, the food is 2 star michelin quality and is the highlight of the day. There is 65 acres of well tended gardens with hundreds of trees. The rooms are all different and and beautifully maintained... More

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Den Haag
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We stayed for a few days with the family in the family room of Hotel restaurant La Cardinale. Not only was the food super, the breakfast unbelievable good, the bed we were sleeping in was excellent. If you happen to be in the neighborhood don't hesitate to pass by. It is a small hotel-restaurant, a huge pool and excellent service.... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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85 reviews 85 reviews
3 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Beautiful pastoral setting accompanied by a warm welcome made a great first impression. The rooms are secluded and have French doors with a wonderful view of the gardens. Inside the retro style tile, bathroom design and imaginative décor including trompe l’oeil just added to the enjoyable experience. We ate at the restaurant and it was excellent with superb food and... More

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Hobart, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We only decided to stay at this property at short notice and we are so glad we did. The rooms were beautiful (including a mini bar fridge) and the bathroom was amazing. For once the spa was truly large enough for 2 people and much larger than those small corner spas that so many places put in. The shower was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We have just returned from our holiday in france and spent most of the time at La Cardinale. We received a very warm welcome and a room with an amazing view. Straight to the pool over looking the hills and the Alps in the distance, relaxing in a beautiful setting. Dinner was served to a fantastic standard with local produce... More

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

We spent 3 nights here in one of the garden rooms at this family run hotel,when we were shown our room there was an instant Wow factor,the bathroom was just wonderful with everything you could possibly need.The towels & bed linen were of lovely quality.The room was spotlessly clean with lovely attention to detail. We decided to eat at the... More

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New York City, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Le Cardinale was a lovely surprise. It is a beautifully restored bed and breakfast is located on the west bank of the Northern Rhone tucked away from the road. Rooms are spacious and bathrooms are huge. The property has a lovely pool, garden and the rooms away from the main house are like having your own private villa. I loved... More

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27 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

I booked this on the strength of reports on Trip advisor and was not disappointed. I needed a one night stay near the Ardeche with a family room and a decent restaurant. This not only met the criteria but supased it by miles. We had the family suite which was huge and very interesting, never stayed in a room with... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Wonderful night here. Swimming pool facilities great. Room nice and secluded and we really enjoyed the little private patio and garden. The food in the evening was just amazing and the setting just the icing on the cake so to speak. Breakfast could have been a little more varied for the money - would have liked a bit of protein... More

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Address: Quartier Serre Petoux | Payre, 07250 Le Pouzin, France
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Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Ardeche > Le Pouzin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Situated in southern France in the unique region of Ardeche, La Cardinale Hotel-Restaurant is set on 65 acres of verdant grounds overlooking the Rhone valley and distant mountains. This lovely area, where fields are full of fruit, lavender, sun-flowers and vineyards, plays host to an authentic 17th-century Provencal farmhouse, now a wonderful 4-star Hotel-Restaurant. Expect warm and friendly service, charming guestrooms and delicious cuisine. The comfortable guestrooms each have their own terrace and are equipped with modern en suite facilities. Wi-Fi internet access is available and is free of charge. In the bright and cosy restaurant, savour cuisine that reflects the sunny climate of the Rhone Valley. All of the dishes are inspired by local ingredients and produce. For a relaxing moment, sit alongside a semi-Olympic swimming pool surrounded by a beautifully landscaped garden. ... more   less 
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