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Orchard Gites

La Foucaudiere | Saint-Quentin-les-Chardonnets, 61800 Saint-Quentin-les-Chardonnets, France
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for a quiet retreat for 4 nights. Upon arrival Alison was very friendly and welcoming. The Gite was spotlessly clean and had all of the facilities that you need (cooker, microwave, fridge freezer, electric heaters...). The Gite is positioned around 1hrs drive from the port of Caen and the main sightseeing attractions of the D day landing... More 

Thank JamesT1988
Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

My partner and I stayed here last month for 5 nights and had the most wonderful time. The gite itself was warm and welcoming with all the necessary amenities (although if you need anything the owner, Alison, is more than happy to help). It is placed in a most beautiful and peaceful setting which made us the most relaxed we... More 

Thank Madeleine1991
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Just had a wonderful time in Orchard gites, Alison was a great host and her little dog Fudge was a fun visitor. The place was a retreat from the bustling world, and the itinerary Alison came up with really came in useful. Would highly recommend this gite if you like the peace of country life and don't mind driving to... More 

Thank kc148
Ballinasloe, Ireland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Our 3rd visit Bed and Breakfast absolutely perfect beautiful continental breakfast with homemade jam, fruit and patisserie. Alison's local knowledge of interesting places is very helpful and we look forward to another very enjoyable trip in the future. In house entertainment by Fudge

Thank Pat B
Orchard_Gites, Owner at Orchard Gites, responded to this review

It's always enjoyable catching up with guests who have stayed here previously! I'm glad you were able to discover new places to visit and were able to sit outside in the garden in that lovely Spring sunshine. Thank you for reviewing Orchard Gites - I look forward to your next visit! More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We have just returned from our stay at Orchard Gites and what a hidden gem this is. Our host Alison went out of her way to make us feel welcome, from the arrival gift to helpful advice on the local amenities and activities. Having as English host makes it so much easier to deal with, from the initial booking to... More 

Thank Martin S
Orchard_Gites, Owner at Orchard Gites, responded to this review

Thank you so much for a great review - I am pleased that you enjoyed your holiday here and were able to explore this corner of Normandy. I know that you enjoyed visiting some of the many chateaux in the area - this is definitely a good place to stay if you have an interest in history! As you mentioned,... More 

Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

What a fabulous holiday we have just had. Our Gite was just perfect set in the rolling countryside. Alison was a wonderful hostess. Our accomadation was perfect. The location allowed us to travel all over Lower Normandy. This is a beautiful region with spectacular views and history...and we even made it to Paris. Thanks Alison for a really enjoable stay.... More 

Thank selina g
Orchard_Gites, Owner at Orchard Gites, responded to this review

It's a brilliant opportunity to visit Paris whilst staying at Orchard Gites. The train runs regularly from Vire to Gare Vauregard and it's worth setting off early so that you can enjoy a full day out in the capital. Thank you for your great review - I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay here. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We stayed for a week in La Cidreraie and it was absolutely super! The gite: the gite was perfect for a couple. It was very clean, comfortable and prettily decorated. We felt very at home and were happy to spend the evening there. The gite had everything we needed to cook etc. We especially appreciated the large and beautiful garden.... More 

Thank Elizabeth B
Orchard_Gites, Owner at Orchard Gites, responded to this review

I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay here and that you had a good time exploring the area. There are lots of marked footpaths just waiting to be discovered so if you like walking this makes a great holiday destination. Thank you for taking the time to write such an informative and helpful review and thanks too for recommending... More 

Warwick, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Hvaing arrived tired from a long drive Alison couldn't have made us more welcome... even supplying homemade bread,eggs and coffee for dinner as we hadn't stopped at a shop on the way there!! The surroundings are beautiful and could not be faulted, orchards to the rear of the gite and a superbly tendered gardens around at every other view. There... More 

Thank Kate C
Orchard_Gites, Owner at Orchard Gites, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed the lovely surroundings here at Orchard Gites. We are set in a sheltered spot with plenty of space for you to sit outside and enjoy a meal whilst looking out onto the orchard and gardens and listening to the birds singing! We offer art workshops for adults and children and are happy to arrange an... More 

Tormarton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Set in the midst of lovely countryside, Orchard Gites is in a truly picturesque setting. Very peaceful but with lots of interesting little towns and villages to explore, a really good place to enjoy France untouched by tourism. Our hostess Alison could not have been more helpful in finding places for us to visit in our three weeks there, together... More 

Thank Deirdra B
Orchard_Gites, Owner at Orchard Gites, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review - I am so glad that you enjoyed your 3 week stay. Guests are often surprised at how much there is to do in the area, often wishing that they could stay for longer! I keep in touch with the local tourist offices so that I can pass on information about any events that are... More 

Chorley, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Stayed for two weeks and enjoyed every minute. We have stayed in all the gites now over the last few years and can reccomend them all. Its a jewel of a hide away which offers something for everyone. If you just want undisturbed peace and tranquility then its here. However Alison (owner) will be as helpful as you wish. There... More 

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