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3, Domaine Sainte Eulalie, 66500 Villefranche-de-Conflent, France
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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
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At home in a beautiful retreat thanks to our friendly hostess Mireille and Esteban. Believe me, sometimes not even at home we receive such a nice treat. I wish I could live there. The house is spectacular, close to the train station and on a walking distance through a nice country road from the amazing medieval town that is Villefranche... More

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Boulder Creek, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We stayed here for two nights with our two boys (6 and 10). Mireille and her husband Esteban went out of their way to make our stay comfortable. They were very welcoming of our family. The grounds are beautiful and it's an easy walk to the village. The boys enjoyed playing soccer on the lawn and exploring the river. It... More

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Sonoma, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We enjoyed our stay in this great small B&B, where our corner room was comfortable and incredibly clean and the hostess (Mireillie) and her husband (Esteban) were charming, helpful, and efficient. You will enjoy hearing the river rushing by just outside your windows. The town is well worth a day's visit, with its many ancient stone buildings surrounded by mountains... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We spent three nights here in September and were really impressed with the hospitality and kindness of our hosts. The rooms were clean, bright, and spacious with great views of the mountains, the brook and the fort. This place is located a 5 minute walk away from the village center, so very convenient. Overall, the place exceeded our already high... More

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Briarcliff Manor, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Our family of 4, two adults and two teenage boys stayed at Casa Penalolen in August 2013. Mireille and her husband Esteban are the warmest, efficient and most thoughtful hostess and host we have ever encountered. From our first emails we were not disappointed. They went out of their way to accommodate two difficult allergies. They gave us advice regarding... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

We stayed at the wonderful Casa Penalolen in September '12. From the moment we arrived Mireille was friendly and helpful, advising on places to eat nearby and how to visit St Martin de Canigou (a must visit nearby and easy to get to via bus). Our room was lovely, overlooking the gardens and pool. A swim and some time on... More

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Yackandandah, Australia
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36 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

What an amazing find for three couples travelling together. Just perfect. Do yourselves a favor and go through this amazing town and stay with the amazing Marielle and her husband in in their incredible B&B. when I wrote to her originally Marielle said " yes the rooms are reserved for you . No deposit required" such old fashioned trust and... More

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2011

Stayed for 2 wonderful nights in this B & B. Esteban and Mireille couldn't have been nicer and the house is spotlessly clean. We were lucky enough to have a room at the back of the house with a view of the fort, so did not hear any of the road noise. Do not hesitate to book here, you will... More

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Lakewood, Colorado, USA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2011

Lovely home right on the river but it is also right on the road. However, the road noise was minimal at night although I did sleep with earplugs. The location is great for the train station. It's not stated anywhere, at least not that I could find, but not all rooms have attached bathrooms. We were in Room 1 (per... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

We stayed here in between campsites - and it was a superb and civilised break! Esteban and Mireille treated us like royalty in their home; the pool was opened when we arrived, our room was lovelyand spotlessly clean, we were instructed how to walk up to Fort Liberia which we could see from our bedroom window and we could walk... More

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Address: 3, Domaine Sainte Eulalie, 66500 Villefranche-de-Conflent, France
Location: France > Languedoc-Roussillon > Pyrenees-Orientales > Villefranche-de-Conflent
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Set beside a river in Villefranche de Conflent in the French Pyrenees, this lovely old granite building once housed a power station. Today, it has four comfortable and pleasantly furnished bedrooms with attached baths. A beautiful private garden and swimming pool provide hours of relaxation. The UNESCO protected town of Villefranche de Conflent is within walking distance from the house. Plenty of cultural and sporting activities. The hosts are happy to help you tailor your visit: restaurants, activities. ... more   less 
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