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Moulin des Ruats

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Vallee du Cousin | Rue des Iles Labaumes, 89200 Avallon, France
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Ranked #3 of 7 hotels in Avallon
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Ghent, Belgium
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76 reviews 76 reviews
54 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The kind of hotel you wanna find when cruising France: old charm with a very french flavor, located along a small country road and next to a nice little river. We booked a spacious superior room with terrace, the toilet is separate from the bathroom which is a good point, room also had a small hall with wardrobe, only remark:... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The surrounding of this hotel is exquisite : ideal setting in a quiet place among flowers beside the river. BUT the hotel bed room was totally obsolete : small queen side bed with a sheet and an old blanket , very basic ,no nice decoration. We could ear the people next door snoring and sneezing. Above all no internet and... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This long established hotel is located in the idyllic valley of the Cousin river, just outside of the town of Avallon, Burgundy, France. We stayed here once in the 70 ties (!) and not much has changed since. The rooms are fine but a bit ageing, however the bathrooms have been redone. The river flows under the restaurant. Reception is... More

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Thank you very much for this so kind comment. We are delighted that you crossed a pleasant stay within our mill and we shall be delighted to welcome you again in the next occasion More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

This hotel is a small hotel with a good restaurant and breakfast was good but it was all pricey. Our room which was sold as a superior was dark small and had a large beam running diagonally through the room, which meant that you had to remember to duck when walking around the room. Even worse in the middle of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

This hotel is located a little outside Avallon and can be tricky to find without a good SatNav GPS. It's in a deep narrow gorge by a river and the location is very secluded and quiet, with extensive gardens and private gated parking for your car and valuables. It also closes very early in the evening, so phone ahead if... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Set in a forest by sparkling rapids this is a spotless and enchanted litle boutique hotel. The cuisine is pricey and worth every cent. The chef and co-owner is rightfully proud of his outstanding local reputation. The rooms are B and B smallish but clean and comfortable . Decor and ecclectic mx of antiques from various eras. Staff very friendly.

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Belmont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

We had selected Avallon as a good stopping point after leaving Paris on our way to Beaune. Using the guide from the French "Chateaux & Hotels Collection," we selected first the Hostellerie de la Poste. Even with a GPS, we couldn't find it. But we were completely un-enchanted by the town of Avallon itself, as we drove by Aldi's and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

As the name of the hotel implies, it is the site of a former watermill and is set in a narrow valley alongside a rushing stream and surrounded by trees. There is therefore not much natural daylight coming into the rooms (about which someone has previously complained) but as far as we are concerned its verdant location adds to its... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

We went to this hotel this year on the recommendation of two Americans we met last year on our travels. The said it was wonderful and they were quite right. It is a lovely hotel in a superb location - so peaceful and relaxing. The restaurant is excellent and Mr Rossi, the chef, is a jolly and friendly character. There... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2011

My husband and I plus another couple stayed at le Moulin des Ruats for one night on our way back from a trip to Alsace. The website was not very clear as to information on the restaurant and did not show many pictures of the rooms, which is always one of my main criteria for choosing a hotel, but it... More

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Address: Vallee du Cousin | Rue des Iles Labaumes, 89200 Avallon, France
Location: France > Burgundy > Yonne > Avallon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Moulin des Ruats 3*
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