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Maison de la Fontaine

1 rue de la fontaine, 64190 Araux, France
Maison de la Fontaine
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Reigate, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012 via mobile

Very comfortable and well equipped. Both the house and garden are lovely and we made use of the pool. Charming hosts with good local knowledge. Delicious breakfast. Ideal location for exploring this lovely region.

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12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

we love this B&B and have returned a second time as it is so comfortable and welcoming. This time, the weather was fantastic so the pool was a real bonus and we enjoyed sitting out in the lovely garden in the evening. Jon is very helpful and generous and the area is delightful so it gets 10 out of 10... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

We have just completed a seven night stay at this superb B & B. We are four female relatives, so probably not your typical group.. the group also included an elderly aunt who became quite unwell during the visit. Jonathon, the owner, was both welcoming and caring, even taking our aunt to doctors' visits to act as an interpreter. He... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

This beautiful traditional house is restored with great care and quality. Very friendly and helpful host. We thoroughly enjoyed our six day stay. Great pool. The immediate surrounds are spacious, and it is located in a quet village. There are very good resaurants in some of the historic villages and towns nearby, and easy access to main roads to go... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

We were lucky enough to stay at this beautifully restored French farmhouse for 2 nights and it really made a huge difference to our holiday. The pool was so well maintained and great for the hot days we experienced. We were even invited to have dinner with some of the local people from the small village nearby and it was... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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117 reviews 117 reviews
69 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

Just a fantastic place to stay. A reconstructed French farmhouse in an old village. Jon, the owner has done a superb job of the reconstruction as attested to by many others. Valerie, who cooks and cleans when Jon is not available cooked a classic 4 course French meal for us the first night. Delicious, far too much and not outrageous... More 

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New Jersey
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

but what a night! I wish we could have stayed longer. Very comfortable beds, fantastic breakfast, pleasant host. Great dogs, too. We took advantage of having dinner there as well - the best dinner of our trip!

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2011

An interesting house with a nice pool to laze by and gardens to stroll in plus an interesting menagerie of domestic animals in the paddock. Jonathon gave us a warm welcome and insight in what to see and where to eat in the surrounding area. He speaks perfect English and good French. We enjoyed visiting Salies de Bearne (a pretty... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

This would have to be the best B&B my wife and I have stayed at. The hosts were extraordinarily friendly and we not only were spoilt rotten but made some great friends. The setting in Araux is beautiful and there is a great selection of restaurants and things to do in the area. Would highly recommend and don't forget to... More 

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Paris, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011

A fabulous place to stay in this tiny village in a splendid region. Jon Siviter and his lovely family will welcome you and for sure make your stay unforgettable. Not to mention the warm welcome of their three sweet little dogs, the rabbits, chickens and the most funny and friendly little pot-belly pig, Frances Bacon! The house itself is a... More 

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Additional Information about Maison de la Fontaine

Address: 1 rue de la fontaine, 64190 Araux, France
Location: France > Aquitaine > Pyrenees-Atlantiques > Bearn-Basque Country > Bearn > Araux
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Maison De La Fontaine France/Araux

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