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La Ferme des Mares

26 Rue des Mares | Saint-Germain-Sur-Ay, 50430, France
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Ranked #61 of 485 hotels in Basse-Normandie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Bend, Oregon
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Stayed at this lovely inn on a cycling tour and did not want to leave. The owners were the epitome of gracious host/hostess and they created a peaceful, easy elegance at their farm. Nineteen of us stayed for 2 nights and we were wined and dined with some of the best and most creative dishes ever served - to compete... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Superb cuisine - excellent ambience, friendly and polite staff. The menu is imaginative and very well done with quality ingredients. In a great location but easy to find. We will be sure to visit again very soon. Recommend +++=

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We stayed for 3 nights in "La Ferme de Mares" and loved it. The rooms are lovely furnished, the food and the wines delicious. The owners are perfect hosts! We are already planning to return to this magic place. And as others mentioned before, the landscape around is just stunning! They helped us to organize this increadible delicious wine we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We stayed at La Ferme des Mares in July for 4 nights. We could not have wished for a better break. Sonya and Mike who own and run the hotel were extremely welcoming and went out of their way to look after us. It was our first holiday with our 7 months old daughter and had therefore booked the family... More

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Picquenot, Propriétaire at La Ferme des Mares, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post your kind comments. I’m so pleased that your break turned out to be all you hoped for. We always try to go ‘that extra mile’ to make our guests comfortable and feel at home. We have a young baby too so I know just how demanding they can be! I... More

Versailles, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Found on the internet, we thought it seemed and ideal place to meet up with family coming over from Portsmouth to Cherbourg. So off we went for a few days to check it out. Beautiful hotel and very peaceful but unfortunately the compliments end here. A supplement of 3€ per person for breakfast in our room, never seen that before.... More

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Picquenot, Propriétaire at La Ferme des Mares, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment about your stay at La Ferme des Mares. I'm certainly disappointed to learn that you were less than happy while you were our guest. I regret that you didn’t let us know about your dissatisfaction during your 3 nights; we take a pride in making sure our guests... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

Fabulous food, very nicely decorated rooms, in a stunning location and friendly owners who speak English and French. A little out of the way for families, but very close fairly to the beach. I would highly recommend this to anyone and will revisit

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

We have stayed at all different rated hotels, in france. But found this lacking in some areas. There was no tea making in the rooms. Not 100% clean. Also the breakfast had no cheese or ham,also no air in breakfast room and no way of opening windows to make this a nice relaxing meal to start your day. Just small... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

We were so looking forward to staying in this hotel from the excellant reviews however we so incredibly disappointed! We arrived after an 8 hour drive and initially we very pleased with the look and location. After ringing the bell 3 times we were greated by the chef who showed a non interested attitude and informed us there was no... More

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Management response:

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback regarding our hotel. I am certainly disappointed that your stay was not all that you had hoped it might be. I remember greeting you last Saturday and regret that I was unable to take your restaurant booking for that evening. We always give preference to our hotel guests... More

Dublin, Ireland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

We found and booked this hotel via the Logis website and chose it based on its location (only 1 hour from the boat at Cherbourg) and the excellent rating for its accommodation and food. We were not disappointed. Our sat. nav. took us straight to the front door, much to our surprise as it's in a quiet little hamlet which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2011

This is our second visit to this amazing place. Once again we have enjoyed every moment of it : the scenary, the sevice and lots more. It is a converted farmhouse which is run by a very friendly couple (who can speak both English and French very well). The husband is originally from the UK and is a great chef... More

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Address: 26 Rue des Mares | Saint-Germain-Sur-Ay, 50430, France
Location: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie
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La Ferme Des Mares Normandy, France - Basse-Normandie

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