We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 2 Blaye B&Bs / inns

Villa St. Simon

8 cours du Generale de Gaulle, 33390 Blaye, France
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Villa St. Simon to your Saves list
Villa St. Simon
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Ranked #1 of 2 Blaye B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
letsgotherenow San Francisco, California
  • Overview
  • Reviews (173)
  • Photos (114)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (32)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

173 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (32)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
San Francisco, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the Villa St Simon completely by accident and then had a most wonderful stay. The accommodations are very complete and reflect the historic nature of the house. There is a restaurant associated with the Villa which looked quite nice. Unfortunately we could not visit due to schedule. The hosts were like old friends. We felt we had known... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
The Hague, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
16 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a love it or hate it hotel. If you want modern luxury then this place is not for you. If you want to stay in a beautiful old rustic French townhouse, run by super friendly people, then you will enjoy it as much as we did. We took the family room with 2 bedrooms and one bathroom on... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Atlanta Ga
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This was truly the best trip we have ever had to France.The hosts Clarrisa and Les are awesome...they are so hospitable and extremely knowledgable about the area. Their assistant Mathew was very helpful and a great tour guide. This place was fantastic.It is in a small town /village directly on a large river.It is surrounded by numerous excellent restaurants which... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Villa st Simon is an chic slice of authentic French luxury, without the stuffy atmosphere. It's like staying with old friends, warm, friendly, inviting, and special. I went here in April for the Wine Festival with a large group of girlfriends celebrating a special occasion, and Les and Clarissa couldn't have been more helpful, fun, brilliant hosts. Their local knowledge... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Calgary, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a fantastic place to stay outside of Bordeaux. Clarissa and Les are great hosts and make you feel very welcome and comfortable. Parking is no problem and is right outside the B&B. The double room we had was a good size with a wardrobe for hanging clothes. The en-suite bathroom was large and included two wash basins in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Stayed here for a week on an annual girls-trip in one of the apartments. A wonderful and very comfortable room with lots of space to stretch out. We could not have asked for more hospitality from Les, Clarissa and Matthew. You could tell that they genuinely wished for us to have a wonderful time and made us feel like true... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brisbane, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We didn't stay here but accidentally arrived here thinking this was our accommodation and so pleased we did bump into Clarissa! She showed us exactly where our accommodation apartment was (behind theirs), invited us to a wine 'debunking' at their restaurant then to a trip to St Emilion and also to join their guests for breakfast as well. Hospitality plus... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Costa Mesa
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Enjoyed our stay in Blaye, and didn't stray far from Villa St Simon as our hosts, Les and Clarissa, made us feel very much at home and welcome. Room was extremely comfortable. Restaurant associated with Villa St Simon, La Galerie, was interesting, and reasonable. Lovely tapas selection, and great steaks. All very fresh. Good fun vibe. Popular with locals. Would... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
tinton falls, nj
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Girls getaway in Bordeaux could not have been better. We were greeted at the airport by Matthew (the new Thomas) and arrived at Villa St Simon on Thursday afternoon and had a "Debunking of Wine" class on Thursday evening with Matthew, very informative. On Friday, Clarissa arranged for Les to take us to a local Chateau and Saturday Les arranged... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Villa St. Simon, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Villa St. Simon? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Villa St. Simon

Address: 8 cours du Generale de Gaulle, 33390 Blaye, France
Phone Number:
Location: France > Aquitaine > Gironde > Blaye
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Villa St. Simon reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

114 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (57)
View from room (2)
Dining (6)
Room/suite (19)
Bathroom (1)
Hotel & grounds (2)
Other (27)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (58)
Room/suite (7)
Dining (2)
Pool/beach area (3)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Bathroom (2)
Other (43)


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
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 
Number of rooms

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Villa St. Simon staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer