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2, Rue Sainte Eulalie, 66500 Villefranche-de-Conflent, France
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A l'Ombre du Fort
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We only stayed for a long weekend, but wish it had been longer. Robert and Linda are great hosts and nothing is too much trouble. We had a great room with a huge terrace. Plenty to eat for breakfast which was very tasty. Well positioned with a short walk into the town and close to the station to catch the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

Most delightfull And lovely place. Owners are absolutely fabulous and make you feel at home straight away. An absolutely must do!!! Breakfast abd wine are delicious as well as the diners . Beautiful surroundings such as the caves, the mountains And the hot water springs! Authum is superb with all these stunning colours. No matter What season you check in,... More

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Watertown, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

My wife and I stayed at this B&B in a traditional French country house for three nights in April 2014. We found it a very pleasant place in which to stay. The Dutch owners are very welcoming, friendly, and helpful. Our room was large, clean, and comfortable with a view of the river close to the B&B. Breakfasts were excellent.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
32 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We were driving through the area and spotted this charming B&B. we decided to stop and inquire about availability and are so glad we did! The hosts, Linda and Robert are so welcoming and passionate about their property. Our room was spacious and spotless! It is in a fantastic location right outside the city walls and it is an easy... More

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Darwin, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We chose to stay at A l'Ombre du Fort because of the consistently glowing reviews, and we were not disappointed. A point of difference for our stay was that we were in the Gite. As a family of six with four children aged from 9 years to 17, we like to stay in places which allow us some independence for... More

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nyc
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

This is the finest bed and breakfast that we've ever stayed in. We planned to spend a night and stayed three. The rooms are spacious and spotless. The beds are very comfortable. The breakfasts are hearty and plentiful. The proprietors, Robert and Linda, are extremely kind, generous and helpful with any need you may have (train and bus schedules, driving... More

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Waterford, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I stayed here because of the Yellow Train from Villefranche to Latour de Carol. My wife and I had planned to stay for 2 nights at the end of September and move on to Rouen for two nights on our recent holiday in Spain and France. From the reviews on Trip Advisor I decided to cancel the Rouen part of... More

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sydney
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Thing I loved about this B&B... Lovely friendly dogs Healthy huge breakfast Beautiful House Friendly hosts that speak multiple languages (I'm from Australia where we are lazy) Location - right next to station and river Garden and Trees a delight Host really put themselves out to make you feel welcome Comfortable Beds and large bathrooms Host know more about the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We booked this B&B due to its proximity to the Little Yellow Train. It has been the best place we have stayed on our five week holiday in France and Spain. Linda and Robert were welcoming and generous hosts, sharing with us their knowledge of the local area and suggesting to us areas to visit beyond Villefranche-de-conflent. The room we... More

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Divonne-les-Bains, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

My sister and I had a lovely couple of nights at l'Ombre du Fort with the express purpose of travelling on the Petite Jaune Train which departs about 100m away - So convenient as you have to purchase the tickets on the day of travel. We popped up to the train station as the ticket office opened at 8am and... More

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Address: 2, Rue Sainte Eulalie, 66500 Villefranche-de-Conflent, France
Location: France > Languedoc-Roussillon > Pyrenees-Orientales > Villefranche-de-Conflent
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
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On the edge of Villefranche de Conflent, a 11th century Medieval Village, a charming riverside property is situated on the river Têt. 35 Minutes from the Mediterranean Sea, with its beautiful beaches and 90 minutes from Girona and Carcassonne Airports. The surroundings offer superb possibilities for activities or relaxation. You can enjoy one of our various massages or have a swim. There are many ways to fill your days, active, biking, running, walking etc. ... more   less 
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