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Le Pigeonnier du Perron

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22 Lieu dit Le Perron, 86530 Availles-en-Chatellerault, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was really happy I chose this hotel. I would love to go back in the summer when the pool is open. Very friendly and relaxed. Would thoroughly recommend. Good directions to the hotel in the local area.

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sheffield England
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great settings great food nice rooms but heating not working otherwise would have given it 5.Sat nav took us right to the door and the staff were very helpful except getting the heating to work,it was 16 degrees when we woke up in the morning and it would not come on.

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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68 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Once the home of Descartes Le Pigionnaire is different. Firstly a couple of warnings - it is not the easiest place to find and secondly reception is shut between 12 and 4 each day. The property is charming with an outside pool which I did not use. The room is fine is slightly functional but the environment in which the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We stayed here to break up a trip to the south of france. The gardens and buildings are beautiful.We also used the outdoor pool which was lovely. The hotel is very clean, all the staff are very friendly and helpful. The meal at night is made using ingredients from their garden. The meal was very tasty and great value at... More 

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West Midlands
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26 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Great location for an overnight stop. Peaceful setting surrounded by fields of sunflowers. Lovely gardens with swimming pool. Staff are lovely. Dinner and breakfast excellent.Good wine list. I would recommend this hotel most highly and will definitely stop there again.

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71 hotel reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My whole reason for staying at this place was to break a long journey with a good night's sleep. I didn't get one, because, like so many European hotels, they insist on supplying duvés or doonas, call them what you will. I can't abide these horrible bedding arrangements, and on an exceedingly hot and humid night, even after skinning the... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Beautiful, tranquil location, surrounded by sunflowers. We were delighted with our find, and especially enjoyed our dinner outside on the terrace. We thought the meal was good value at €20 per person, and the quality was good. We only saw one person serving throughout our stay, but she was always there when we needed her, pleasant and efficient. Our one... More 

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Hotel is surrounded by fields and close to country residental area. Peaceful and great for hiking. Room met the usual standards. Breakfast as mentioned in other reviews, is without service staff.which i personally prefer. You get to eat there the usual. Baguets,fruits,cheese,ham,etc. Dinner was delicious. But somtimes with having cat around. Staff is friendly, but not all speak EN. Worth... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The service wasn't great, we arrived at reception and after 5 minutes decided to phone the hotel to let them know we'd arrived. Dinner was ok and reasonably priced. The room was fine and quiet although not overly clean (lots of dust balls and the shower was quite unclean, and we had to keep turning water off mid-shower to wait... More 

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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44 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Once famously owned by Descartes, Le Pigeonnier has been sympathetically restored to offer comfortable accommodation and a restaurant which offered a perfectly acceptable dinner. Our room was simple but more than adequate and the silence after a long motorway drive was bliss. A wonderful night's sleep, no time for breakfast, excellent staff , lovely black cat - definitely recommend it... More 

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