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La Belle Demeure

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Lieu dit Le Bouscot, 24250 Saint-Cybranet, France
La Belle Demeure
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Manchester
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We first stayed at La Belle Demeure nine years ago and have returned every year since. Richard and Philippe are the most caring and helpful hosts. The accommodation is superb,beautifully decorated and immaculately clean. Food is excellent,due to Richard's varied menu. As soon as we walk through their front door we feel at home and totally relaxed. The area is... More 

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FrogRosbif, Propriétaire at La Belle Demeure, responded to this review

Bonsoir Samaori! Thank you so much for doing a write up on us again – we really appreciate it. It was great to have had you with us & we are glad you were able to meet some new nice people, as well as see a few old faces too. Roll on 2016‼ Looking forward so much to seeing you... More 

Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having rediscovered this gem in the Dordogne last year after 35 years - Richard and Philippe are of course new owners!! - we couldn't wait to go back. We endorse all the comments from the previous review - we stayed at the same time as Em and Paul and shared many a convivial meal and drink with them and Richard... More 

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FrogRosbif, Owner at La Belle Demeure, responded to this review

Dear Mike and Peggy, thank you for such nice words & for sharing your feelings about your stay here. We really appreciate it so much. Seeing you here again brought a real smile to our faces, and we were very happy to have spent time with you earlier this month. We are glad you appreciated what we could do for... More 

South West England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

La Belle Demeure is situated in the ideal position for touring the Dordogne. Richard and Philippe are wonderful hosts creating a relaxed and comfortable home and atmosphere where all guests are made to feel welcome and special. Mealtimes are delightful and their food superb with Richard & Philippe attending to every need - and more. Even their sense of humour... More 

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FrogRosbif, Propriétaire at La Belle Demeure, responded to this review

How lovely to get your write up on us as well as the super photos! Thank you so much. We were so delighted to have met you, and to have had you stay here. It was lots of fun laughing with you & sharing time with you around the dinner table. A la prochaine! With our very best wishes, Richard... More 

East Preston, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heaven!?? We found it!! I have heard years of rave reviews from my old folks about this little find, which with a generation apart, one would assume taste could be different. However I was lucky enough to meet them on their winter return to England and within moments I knew these people who had entered our lives would change it... More 

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FrogRosbif, Propriétaire at La Belle Demeure, responded to this review

Dear Em & Paul, that is such a wonderful write up! Thank you so much indeed. We’re glad you caught the twinkle in our eyes as you are quite right – it is just what we love to do. We can’t wait to see you for your next holiday down this way. With our very best wishes, Richard & Philippe More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Belle Demeure is an exceptional B&B as the hosts Richard & Phillipe take so much time and care to look after all their guests. They both obviously enjoy and take great pride in what they do. The house and bedrooms have been lovingly furnished and are comfortable and clean. If you choose to eat in Richard produces fantastic meals,... More 

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FrogRosbif, Propriétaire at La Belle Demeure, responded to this review

Dear Joan, what a very touching comment. Thank you - and we love the photos – certainly brings back some very happy memories of fun evenings around the dinner table, as well as a nice spin out in the Dordogne countryside in some jolly nice cars! It was wonderful to have had the chance to do that too – you... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Five elderly sports cars compete with even older drivers and spouses were looked after wonderfully by Philip & Richard for the best part of a fortnight. You won't eat better than the dishes prepared by Richard, and Philip sets the scene with wonderful presentations. These guys have a passion for service and it shows in their attention to the smaller... More 

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FrogRosbif, Propriétaire at La Belle Demeure, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the commentary you have spent the time on writing along with that photo of a very tempting bottle of chilled Rosé de Domme! We are very happy that you enjoyed the service we were able to provide, and we are also glad that you appreciated our attention to detail. Thank you for your kind words.... More 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Belle Demeure provided us with a wonderfully relaxing, beautiful and peaceful haven in the spectacular Dordogne for our twelve night stay in June! We were travelling with a small group of Morgan sports car owners who were keen to explore this beautiful area of France. Richard and Philippe the owners of this lovingly restored house welcome you in to... More 

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FrogRosbif, Owner at La Belle Demeure, responded to this review

Superbe! What lovely photos & such a nice comment too. Thank you so much for having taken the time to write it. We really enjoyed looking after you all – you were all a pleasure to be around. We are delighted that our suggestions made a difference. The lasagna recipe as requested is on the way! À la prochaine, Richard... More 

Holywell, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Philippe and Richard have created a unique atmosphere at La Belle Demeure. Ten of us from a motoring group stayed for 12 nights and the service and food was outstanding. Richard is an excellent chef and they treated us like good friends with interesting conversations over dinner on a wide range of subjects. We eat al fresco during the very... More 

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FrogRosbif, Owner at La Belle Demeure, responded to this review

Tres gentil! Thank you so much for your very nice comment & for posting the photo. We were very happy to have been able to help you out with the car situation, and we are also happy that it didn’t dampen the whole holiday for you. You and your friends were a lot of fun to have staying with us... More 

Canmore, Canada
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15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We had a wonderful 2 day stay with Richard & Phillipe while on a cycling trip. More gracious and attentive hosts, we can't imagine! They went out of their way to ensure we had the best experience possible, including taking us out to a local restaurant for a traditional meal with other guests, which was a highlight. La Belle Demeure... More 

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FrogRosbif, Owner at La Belle Demeure, responded to this review

Quelle gentilesse! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here, including the lively night out to the Ferme Auberge. The others who were staying here enjoyed your company so much too. We do hope we get to see you again one of these days. Best wishes, Richard & Philippe. More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Simply the best part of our two weeks in France and Spain! Richard and Phillipe are so welcoming, charming, and helpful. We relaxed in the pool, ate amazing food at their table, and explored the beautiful villages of the Dordogne. Phillipe set us up for canoeing, gave us restaurant recommendations, and even helped us book a room in Bordeaux. I... More 

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FrogRosbif, Owner at La Belle Demeure, responded to this review

Merci beaucoup! We really appreciate the comment you have made and are delighted we were able to help in making your stay here so enjoyable. We thoroughly enjoyed having met the 4 of you too! À la prochaine, Richard & Philippe More 

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