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Chambres d'hotes Peniche le Hasard

1850 Chemin des Canotiers, 84000 Avignon, France
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Ranked #20 of 51 Avignon B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014
Peregrinatorzen121 Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The Peniche, built in 1928, provided an atmospheric and traditional setting for a tranquil stay. The air conditioning in main room coped well with a very hot spell of weather. A wheelhouse kitchen was a novel place to prepare the occasional evening meal and the breakfast served on deck each morning lived up to the reviews of previous guests. Spacious... More

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Sydney, Australia
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13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

A belated review and thanks to Jean-Marie for our memorable 4-day stay in July. This unique B&B was an unexpected highlight of our month long holiday in France. Although we stayed in places that were more flash, this place will long be a vivid memory. Jean Marie's generous yet low key hospitality helped create a relaxed fun ambience. His incredible... More

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Nuneaton, England, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

My partner booked one night here as a birthday treat for me. The location, accomodation, the homemade breakfast made by Jean-Marie was absolutely fantastic. It was all so unbelievably different and Jean -Marie is a superb host, The boat was spotlessly clean and very characteristic and well kept. Will recommend to others we know would be interested in something different.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

i have recently stayed at the peniche Le Hasard. i must say that if i could i would move permanently from tomorrow!!!! the room was spacious, romantic and spotlessly clean,i have had also one of the best breakfast in France, delicious and huge, with a spectacular view on the river. one of the major plus was the pool that provided... More

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Cambridge, UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I spent two nights on the peniche winding down before a walking holiday, and really enjoyed them. Jean Mary is a good host, and an excellent breakfast cook. I was able to get some outstanding work finished, using the wifi. There is a covered terrace on the deck with table and chairs, and a small pool.And then walked the 20-25... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Stayed 3 nights and had a fantastic experience - very very highly recommended. Eating an excellent breakfast on the deck in the morning is a fabulous experience which should not be missed. Once on board you really do feel a change in the pace of life and relaxed. The host Jean-Marie couldn't have been more accomodating. However there are a... More

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columbus ohio
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120 reviews 120 reviews
32 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

It's really hard to find the right description of staying on a barge....It had everything we needed, had a great view...your on the Rhone-how bad can that be?! Our breakfasts were served outside on the deck and were very good. Loved just getting up, climbing up our steps and watching the quiet river slowly go by. Hardly any traffic when... More

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Laguna Woods, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

For a change of pace, we stayed 3 nights on a barge converted into a two room B&B on the Rhone across from the old city of Avignon. Tucked away on the island, about a 7 minute drive to town, this was a wonderful experience. Owner Mr. Jean Mary was a greaat host. We ate our breakfast alfresco overlooking the... More

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Our stay couldn't have been better! After having our travel plans altered due to a stolen wallet in Paris, our host turned our vacation around. After picking us up at the train station, we arrived at the picturesque private barge on the Rhone. The setting is magnificent. The rooms were full of character, spacious and clean. The breakfast was fit... More

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NSW, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
32 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012 via mobile

Its a very unique experience. I loved it. The accomodation is on a boat and it's been well equipped for a very comfortable stay. I was there by myself during the stay and my host Jean Mary was a wonderful host. First the accomodation was comfortable and as seen in the photos. The room felt a bit more larger than... More

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Address: 1850 Chemin des Canotiers, 84000 Avignon, France
Location: France > Provence > Vaucluse > Avignon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool
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Guest house of charm barge "Chance" 2 kms from Avignon Palais des Papes, close to the Pont Saint-Benezet is a haven of peace is an invitation to relax in a place of romantic area of green Avignon on the Isle of Barthelasse green lung of the city. ... more   less 
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