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La Madelene

Certificate of Excellence
Ancien Route d'Entrechaux, 84340 Malaucene, France
La Madelene
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very pleasant place which is quite close to some of the great wineries and interesting villages of Provence. The village of Maulecene is itself fairly unexciting and this B & B is a few kms from the town. We were there on a yoga retreat and it was a lovely location for a small group. The rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one week with a cycling camp in June 2015 and were so impressed! The house is beautiful, clean, cool on hot days, clean pool, quiet, serene, and excellent food! Jude and Phillip are wonderful people and their passion for the food, atmosphere, wine comes through in every way. Once you are there, you wont want to leave!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Between Phillip's incredible knowledge of wine and Jude's phenomenal cooking, these two make the perfect hosts. Not to mention, La Madelene is just gorgeous. The property itself is so secluded and romantic. The rooms look like they could come straight out of the pages of Architectural Digest. And the terrace is a dream. Dining and drinking al fresco each night... More 

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Walchwil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We were a group of six persons participating in the Truffle & Wine Tour of La Madelène in January 2015. After arriving on the Wednesday in the late afternoon and settling in to the beautiful individually decorated rooms, we enjoyed a Champagne aperitif with different snacks, amongst others brioche with homemade truffle butter. Afterwards we had one of Jude’s superb... More 

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I stumbled upon this great place a few years ago while chasing the Tour de France. The rooms are beautiful, each one slightly different than the next, but with equal amenities. The grounds are perfect for a walk, yoga or run and the swimming pool is perfectly crisp. The Bike: I'm an lifestyle cyclist (love to ride - love to... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

My week at Le Madelene was an experience of a lifetime. I was there in May for a week of plain air painting. Painting was only part of the pleasures. The charm and history of this beautiful building was an unexpected delight. Jules and Phillip, with their quiet presence were the perfect hosts. They were both so very good at... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I tsayed for a week on a painting course. The property is exquisite and very goof for the soul. The lovely hosts provided food and wine to die for. I have been trying to think up excuses to go back - and I shall be back next year.

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Shenandoah, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

La Madelene is a beautifully decorated abby rebuilt with modern plumbing, exquisite gardens, superb food and outstanding wines. Hosts Jude and Philip Reddaway are wine and food experts who serve delicious, well-prepared Mediterranean food with exquisite Rhone wines. The rooms are large and exceptionally comfortable. Both times I stayed there, I had a bath with a rain forest shower. Seasonal... More 

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Alamo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I was also fortunate to be part of a Julian Merrow-Smith painting workshop that stayed there this past summer and I agree with everything that's been said. The hospitality of Jude and Phillip is second to none. They worked tirelessly to make us feel at home. La Madelene is in a beautiful area surrounded by orchards and wineries. My room... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

My husband and I spent a week at La Madelene. We went as part of a painting workshop with Julian Merrow-Smith. Now we would return to La Madelene for any reason we could find! We had no advance idea how fortunate we would be that the workshop participants housed, wined and dined at La Madelene. The innkeepers, Phillip and Jude,... More 

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