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Design Hotel des Francs Garcons

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Rue des Francs Garcons, 17610 Saint Sauvant, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014
Neil C Stafford, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The hotel sits quite neatly on a corner opposite a stern looking 12th Century church which sits at a jaunty angle to the adjacent hill. The hotel is the combination of five houses rather cleverly combined to make an interesting locking space. When I arrived rather frazzled from a long day they looked after me before supper with a selection... More

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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

We had a great stay here, actually just as a stop over on our way to Spain, but it deserves a longer visit. Some people say the hotel is expensive, but the superb, and very reasonable priced, restaurant makes up for that. We'll definitely come back!

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Weybridge, UK
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38 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

When touring with American friends we stopped here for one rather hot night and had a wonderful stay. This Hotel was raised from the shell of old village houses which had been created by the architect owner and his wife. What a brilliant job they have done with great rooms in a lovely old town and out american friends were... More

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We stayed just one night - My wife our three boys (4, 6 & 8) in two rooms on the way back from South of France to Jersey and wow what a great place this is. The family managed hotel is so quaint and setting is beautiful. Personally designed by the family and it works so well. The rooms are... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

This November, on our way back to France from Spain, we stayed for two nights with two other couples at des Francs Garcons, and loved it. The village is rustic and charming, and the hotel is a modern and comfortable re-invention of an old dwelling. Our hosts were very gracious and also helpful when one of our group needed medical... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Nothing to do with Saint Sauvant near Poitiers but between Saintes and Cognac in a delapidated ancient charming village with a wonderful church and enough empty houses for sale to give the Fresh Fields fantasists goose bumps and the hotel is just perfect;.great food and wine,hospitable hosts and tout le monde works.A wonderful base for exploring the Saintes,Cognac,Angoulemes corridor.We were... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

On our way back from Portugal we visited this lovely hotel. The road to Saint Sauvant was already exciting. Entering the hotel the friendly staff helped us immediately with luggage providing us to sit back and relax after a long journey. Rooms quite spacious and clean, all with modern design decorated. We enjoyed a fine glass of local white wine... More

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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2011

We booked this hotel after seeing it in Alastair Sawday's book. It is an extremely interesting building in that the architects (one of whom was running the show during our stay) have packed a lot into 5 floors of a very narrow building, including a charming roof terrace with a small pool. It is located towards the top of this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

One of the friendliest hotels we have experienced. Comfort and design with a very good cuisine. Children were welcome, indeed. Do not miss this hotel when visiting Saintes and Cognac.

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38 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

On a two night return trip from Murcia to Calais this was a special treat for night 2. This hotel is one of the best I have ever stayed in ( I have been fortunate to travel a lot over the last 30 years & this hotel is 'top draw!') Location wise - set in a very typical small French... More

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Additional Information about Design Hotel des Francs Garcons

Address: 1 Rue des Francs Garcons, 17610 Saint Sauvant, France
Location: France > Poitou-Charentes > Charente-Maritime > Saint Sauvant
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Design Hotel des Francs Garcons 3*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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In the village of Saint Sauvant at the heart of the Saintonge region between the towns of Saintes and Cognac. An attractive privately-run hotel with a refined and contemporary decor.Nestled in the medieval village of Saint-Sauvant surrounded by a landscape of cognac vineyards and Romanesque churches, the Design Hotel des Francs Garçons offers a stylish and personalised welcome. ... more   less 
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