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Maison de la porte fortifiee

Rue Nationale | Au Village, 32320 Montesquiou, France
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Ranked #1 of 2 Montesquiou B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A home away from home in this quaint and beautiful little village in the Gers. The hotel owners, Carsen & Klaus played wonderful hosts offering an air of a home away from home. The rooms were beautifully decorated, comfortable and spacious. Breakfast was a feast every morning and the beauty of it all is that you could request what time... More

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Perth, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

My partner and I debated about staying here, with me usually preferring the anonymity of hotels when travelling but the reviews were so good for this B&B that we decided to stay - and now we're debating as to who should take credit for finding it!! There are some who offer accommodation to make money and nothing else and accordingly,... More

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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

We spent three nights here in the autumn of 2013. The house and garden are beautiful and we were very well looked after. Carsten is very hospitable, and spent lots of time making sure we were comfortable, and Klaus is an excellent cook. Thoroughly recommended.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We spent 4 days with Carsten and Klaus in this beautifully decorated and homely Gite! Our hosts were friendly, hospitable and ensured that we felt welcome during our stay. The rooms are spacious, beautiful and clean - serviced by none other than the committed owner Carsten himself! Not to mention the effort that Carsten put into planning a few sightseeing... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

What does the following add up to ? A medieval fortified hilltop village, extensive views of glorious Gascony (and, on the days when the heat haze backs off, the Pyrenees as well), the cleanest bathroom we've ever encountered, well conceived modern decor applied to rooms that still allow their history a voice, a terrace under a fading sun with fine... More

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Clifton, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Having just returned from three days in Montesquiou, and Gascony in general, I can hardly find words to describe the experience. Just go there. Stay with Carsten and Klaus at Maison de la Port Fortifee. You will be happy you did. You will tell all of your friends, but you will worry that maybe you should keep it a secret.... More

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Oakland, California
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17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Wow, 37 reviews and all of them 5 stars. Well, make that 38, because it is hard to imagine a more perfect stay. From the friendly greeting by Carsten to the lovely property, ideal location in a quiet village, memorable dinner and amazing hospitality, there is absolutely nothing to fault. My room (Abricot) was spacious, meticulously clean, tastefully furnished and... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We spent the better part of a week with Carsten (only glimpsing Klaus now and then) while attending a family reunion nearby. Our multi-lingual host provided a truly memorable eperience in a beautiful setting - delightful in every way. We do not hesitate to grant the Maison de la Porte Fortifiée five stars, and I would recommend it to anyone... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Our experience was excellent and we would highly recommend either a brief stay or a more relaxing week of indulgence. Our hosts could not do enough to make us welcome to ensure we really enjoyed our stay. We had a really large room, beautifully appointed with a good size bathroom and lots of small luxurious touches. The house was beautiful... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

We stayed with Carsten and Klaus whilst at a wedding locally. They looked after us royally, welcoming our family and friends when they visited. We have stayed at some magnificent hotels around the world but have never been looked after better. Klaus is a chef of enviable skill, he clearly loves cooking and is happy to talk about his creations.... More

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Address: Rue Nationale | Au Village, 32320 Montesquiou, France
Location: France > Midi-Pyrenees > Gers > Montesquiou
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Our charming guesthouse is in a quiet location on the edge of the village of Montesquiou, in the continuation of the medieval defence wall, directly next to the monument protected fortified tower. 4 non-smoking guest-rooms (~20 m²) each with own en-suite bad- or shower-room Lovingly selected decorations and accessories complete the high-quality equipment in the rooms.A mixture of exquisite designer-furniture, antiques and modern art - combined with a high aesthetical value . ... more   less 
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