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Le Pontot

Place du Pontot, 89450 Vezelay, France
Le Pontot
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Richmond, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

A great combination of quirky decor and beautifully appointed guest rooms with all conveniences. The staircase is a stone spiral worthy of a feudal castle and the house itself has a commanding position of Vézelay, close to the top of the town and the basilica. There's a public parking courtyard in front of the house, which is a nice convenience... More 

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

The hotel looks great - really good interiors. All was going well until the very last minute when our credit cards were "refused" at the desk. Now these were 2 completely different accounts so when the personal one didn't work we tried the business one. No good. Both cards worked 20 mins later in a motorway service area when we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2010

My wife and I last stayed at Le Pontot 20 years ago and delightful though that stay was, under its current owners Le Pontot is now just marvellous. From the moment of one's warm welcome to departure, Gerard and Jesus are the perfect hosts. We (me, wife, 2 teenagers) had Suites 1 and 2 for 3 nights and they have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2009

We highly recommend staying at Le Pontot. This is a small luxury hotel, dating back to the 17th century, which has been refurbished (in 2008) to the highest standard by its new owners, Jesus and Gerard. We could not have been made more welcome when we stayed there for the first time at the end of September 2009. The 5... More 

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San Saba, Texas
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2009

What a surprise, the decoration, the hospitality, the atmosphere, what else could we ask for, we wanted to rest and relax and found the right place. We'll come back.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2005

This is a mayor tourist trap, not worth the 160 Euros. There has been no investment since the 15th century. The owner is super friendly and nice but you should look somewhere else. The room was very spacious but everything including the matress was old and somewhat dirty. The carpet was extremely filthy and the toilet was not very clean.... More 

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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2004

Felt like I had gone back in time in this beautiful little town. The walled garden, the view of the church from our room, the valley below in mist. A very special place. The rooms are not elegant but certainly adequate for the price. Breakfast is more fun in one of the little sweet shops. The village is full of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2003

Our annual stays at Le Pontot have been the high-point of our trips to France for a number of years. Le Pontot's extraordinary architecture and furnishings, quiet, refined atmosphere, wonderful views of the surrounding countryside, congenial hosts, and ready access to all the medieval charm of Vézelay, have made it our favorite home away from home.

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