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Castel et Merlarie, 81140 Castelnau-de-Montmiral, France
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We needed the perfect place to stay just for one night, and Artichaud fit the bill perfectly. Liliane and Jos are perfect hosts. The food (dinner and breakfast) and accommodations (two rooms, one for parents, one for the kids) were top notch, and the pool was gorgeous. We especially liked the large collection of books!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Had a fantastic time at Artichaud which began with a very warm welcome from Liliane and Jos. Their hospitality was excellent throughout. Room was spacious, clean and very comfortable with an excellent shower. The food was of high quality and very good value considering the price of dinner included aperitif, wine and coffee. Home made food was a real bonus... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We have just spent a lovely week at Artichaud. Liliane and Jos were very welcoming and helpful hosts. Our accommodation was of a very high quality, including the use of an outdoor pool. We had brought our bikes with us and Liliane provided us with very helpful day trip suggestions with excellent maps. They gave us some great suggestions of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

As we love exploring regions on our Bike, we booked the cycling package, which included gps tracks, maps and after a nice trip, we enjoyed relaxing at the pool, to end the day with very well prepared dinners together with other guests and Liliane and Jos.

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Once you have found a beautiful part of France to stay, and you are lucky to find a fantastic chamber d"hotel" full of character and charm. You then add a warm engaging couple, Liliane & Jos with fantastic food and great hospitality, you have all the ingredients for the perfect holiday, that's what we had at Artichaud, we could not... More

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Waregem, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We had an excellent stay by Liliane & Jos end of July 2013. A warm welcome. We were lucky to stay in the charming room 'Métaphore': a large (2 ad+2chd), nicely furnitured room with a very beautiful bathroom. The breakfast was superb with fresh local products, several homemade jams and the dinner was also superb: healthy Mediterranean cooking with fresh... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Staying with Liliane and Jos was like staying with friends. We went off in the day and came back to have supper with them most evenings. Liliane's cooking was absolutely superb and with local, organic produce and wines- like eating in a Michelin starred restaurant - and the setting, eating outside with the scent of the herbs growing around the... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

We stayed here on our way from the Loire to Provence, using Alistair Sawday's website to find it. The Belgian hosts, Liliane and Jos were most welcoming and had lots of great advice re local walks and tourist sites. Lovely clean and comfortable rooms and great food for dinner and breakfast. Highly recommended.

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Carcassonne, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

We found Lilian and Jos's Chambre d'hote on the internet and booked a week this March 2013 on the strength of the good reports. The reality was as good as the promise. Liliane and Jos could not have been better hosts and we had a wonderful time in their lovely house in a beautiful part of Tarn. Our room was... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Once again we spent a wonderful three days with Liliane & Jos at their delightful farmhouse. Lots of good organic home grown vegs ,locally sourced meat and good Gaillac wine. This year we visited Penne, Bruniquel and Rabestens - all within easy driving distance. Puycelsi is a must see. This is as good as it gets in France.

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Address: Castel et Merlarie, 81140 Castelnau-de-Montmiral, France
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Location: France > Midi-Pyrenees > Tarn > Castelnau-de-Montmiral
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Three spacious and comfortable guest rooms in a beautiful ecological renovated farm, located in Castelnau-de-Montmiral, a beautiful bastide-town near Gaillac. Unspoilt landscapes, charming medieval villages, forests and vineyards. Good starting point for walks or bicycle tours. Toulouse, Montauban, Cordes-sur-Ciel, Albi and other cultural sites are nearby. Nice garden, terrace and swimming pool. Special arrangements & walking holidays. ... more   less 
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