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Villa St. Simon

8 cours du Generale de Gaulle, 33390 Blaye, France
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Ranked #1 of 2 Blaye B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my first trip to Villa St Simon, but the 3rd for the hen of our party, my sister. And what a weekend we had. The welcome from Les and Clarissa was warm and they embraced our group of 22 hens with open arms. The rooms are beautiful, grand and very clean. Some of us stayed in the self... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

22 of us decended on Villa St Simon for a hen weekend. What we wanted was to relax in the day and party at night, and this is exactly what we were able to do. In the lead up to trip Les and Clarissa had been extremely helpful and they couldn't have made us all feel more welcome when we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Blaye on a Sunday and left on Tuesday. Looking back at our trip which included the French Riviera, this was our favorite part of the trip. Not much was happening in the town on Sunday or Monday, but it didn't matter. Our room was spacious and comfortable. Les and Clarissa were wonderful hosts. We went on a... More

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Cedar Park, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Can't say enough about our stay here. Les and Clarissa were the perfect hosts and very accommodating. We stayed in the Rouselle room which overlooked the park and the river through two sets of french doors to the balcony. Very nice room with a large bathroom and the guest kitchen right across the hall. They have an "honor bar" which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Make sure to take a trip to this area of France next to Bordeaux, especially if you are a wine aficionado. Set amongst outstanding vineyards, this B&B caters to clients for an outstanding experience. Clarissa and Les are most personable and relaxing company, they truly make you welcome and at home away from home. Assuring everything is top notch from... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

What a fabulous way to spend a few nights with friends. Les and Clarissa are lovely and their knowledge of the region is remarkable. I have never felt so at home, happy and relaxed in my life. These two completely understand what it means to run a B&B. Make sure to take in Les' "wine debunking" and the Blaye market.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

A wonderful and warm welcome from Clarissa, Les and Thomas when I arrived. Clarissa provided excellent information about the town itself, and a number of quality restaurants to visit and places to kick around town. Blaye itself is a beautiful, quiet little town about an hour from Bordeaux - surrounded by beautiful vineyards, and with a relaxing unpretentious vibe about... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Oh Wow! We were lucky to get a cancellation just for one night. At the time of booking I asked for a wine 'debunking and tasting' session and when we arrived, all was organised at the wine bar across the street. What a great night, hosted by Thomas who is a young French, expert, charming, hospitable guy who speaks excellent... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

A wonderful and hospitable welcome from Les and Clarissa. This is like living in someones home as a guest. If you want sterile modernity this is not the place for you, but if you want to taste a bit of the real region, its wine and food, this is the place. This is a large Victorian house, with period furniture.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013 via mobile

My partner and I stayed at Villa St. Simon for 5 nights beginning of October 2013. We also went on 3 off the wine tours (Blaye, Saint Emilion and Medoc). The accommodation was comfortable, quirky and very reasonable in price. We personally found the hosts Les and Clarissa helpful, warm and very generous. The atmosphere that they have created is... More

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Address: 8 cours du Generale de Gaulle, 33390 Blaye, France
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Location: France > Aquitaine > Gironde > Blaye
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Blaye
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Villa St Simon - Your home from home in Bordeaux. Villa St Simon in Bordeaux offers charming period furnished rooms and modern equipped self-catering apartments. The 1860 villa is an ideal base for your guided or self-explored wine tours in the Bordeaux region and a great place for a relaxing holiday. Blaye is in the heart of the Côtes de Blaye and Côtes de Bourg winelands and only a 20min ferry trip away from the Medoc with its famous first growths and a 40min drive away from the City of Bordeaux and St Emilion. The Citadel, UNESCO World Heritage site, traditional French cuisine, and great wines of the region will make your stay with us a unique and memorable experience - that should not be missed! ... more   less 
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