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La Mare aux Oiseaux

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223, rue du Chef de l'Ile de fedrun | Parc National de Briere, 44720 Saint-Joachim, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Our second visit to confirm the delight of our first visit. The 1st visit was booked last minute to rescue a bad holiday and it worked a treat. The 2nd was arranged to indulge ourselves on the way back to catch the ferry from Roscoff. The location is ideal in breaking the journey from mid/South France in using the the... More 

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Lyon, France
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Quite expensive and I think a bit overrated for a 4 stars. BUT the restaurant is fantastic ! The room was very clean but no air conditionning, and you have to go through the restaurant to get into it... Also the SPA is like 100 meters away from the Hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Even better than some 5 *****! Location: beautiful, gorgeous nature! One hour drive from Nantes, it's not exactly in St Joachim, it's in the place called Ile DE Fedrun, mind that when you drive in.search of this hotel ( it's npt.hard to find actually) Nature: separated story! Trees and water, yards of hotel, skies and surrounded small towns on Bretagne,... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I was looking for a nice table to invite my parents. We left early and made a stop to Guérande, then drove to La Mare aux Oiseaux. Without GPS and and in the dark of the winter, the place was not easy to find. But finally we reach to the goal. We all choose a la carte and add great... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Let me congratulate the Chef Eric Guerin as well as his team for a fantastic diner we had there! So far this is a 3 Star restaurant! The menu as well as the quality of service deserve it. Thank you so much for all the feelings that we had ! it was magical and poetical...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012 via mobile

Tucked away on an island in a bird sanctuary this master chef has created a cosy hideaway in his rush thatched hotel. There are many birds around though all safe in their cages. The staff without exception worked hard to please - nothing was too much trouble. The food looked great and tasted better. The blind wine tasting with special... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Our stay was for 4 nights. First, the location on the Ile de Fedrun is unique - beautiful & peaceful, unique architecture, etc. Second, the hotel consists of two types of accommodation - in the main building or 4 units on stilts. We were in the latter and appreciated being just a bit removed from the main building across a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2011

My wife and I have eaten/stayed at this lovely restaurant/hotel 6 or 7 times during the past years and we have witnessed the changes it has undergone. The restaurant has always been superb and the waiting staff friendly, knowledgeable and professional. We had booked for 2 nights in Sept 2010 for my birthday but had to cancel due to me... More 

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Winterthur, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2011

The five course suprise menu was never worth a Michelin star. Cumulating in a lamb dish, which should never have made it on a plate in a restaurant of such a reputation. Not one single course was truly compelling. Positive was the tasteful interior design and the attentive service. Hopefully the chief had a bad day. Otherwise this Michelin star... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2010

we had a marvelous two nights at this establishment. One does not expect such an elegant, glamorous, even decadent place in the middle of a nature preserve, but that is what this is. We stayed here at the end of our tour of Brittany. It was the perfect end to a perfect trip. No question the food is quite expensive... More 

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