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Villa St. Simon

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8 cours du Generale de Gaulle, 33390 Blaye, France
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Ranked #1 of 3 Blaye B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015
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    4.5 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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    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We recently stayed in the apartments with a 3 and 5 year old while on holiday from NZ. Was a perfect location (Blaye is an easy place to be with young children) and Les and Clarissa were just amazing. The apartment was large, clean and child friendly and had all the amenities you could want while travelling. We utilised the... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

En-route through France to Spain we happened upon Blaye and what an amazing delight it was. From the moment Clarissa opened the door of Villa St. Simon my partner and I were treated like returning friends. The entrance room, doubling as the breakfast room was full of beautiful antiques with a real home from home feel. Our room at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The charm of this B&B is only exceeded by the charm of its owners. We were there for a week and have told many friends about it. We are three well traveled couples and do not like to stay in hotels. We either rent a home, villa or B&B. This one is definitely at the top of our list. A... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The couple that ran the hotel were very helpful to us even though we were staying across the street at Chez Simon. Clarissa went out of her way to lend me an adapter for our electronic devices. She even went next door to find one after not locating one at the hotel. Clarissa led us on an inspection of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We visited Villa St Simon for a girls mini break based on a recommendation from a friend, and what a great recommendation it was! Blaye is quaint and authentic and after day 1 we had forgotten the stresses of city life and completely relaxed. Villa St Simon is unique and like stepping back in time which fit perfectly with unspoiled... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We made a last minute booking direct with the owners and although most of the rooms were already booked, including the one we had chosen from their website, we were very pleased with our room - a spacious and comfortable 'suite' on the third floor. If you don't like climbing stairs, there are some lovely rooms from which you can... More 

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Hungerford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Spent two nights in Villa St Simon on the way back to England from Toulouse. We received a very warm welcome and found the room and bathroom matched the description, comfortable and clean. The breakfast was superb with lots of choice and yummy croissants. We had taken our bikes and were told where the cycle routes were and we spent... More 

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Helmond, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

If you want to stay in a modern, sleek and impersonal room, than this place is not for you. But if you want to stay in a lovely grand manor like house with hosts who will go to great lengths to make your stay as wonderful as possible, you have to stay here! Blaye is a nice town, just north... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

After spending a holiday in hotels, we decided just to kick of our shoes and find a home away from home... Chez Simon was exactly that. We chose the loft and it was just stunning. The décor, the view over the roofs, the inside of the house. Best of all, the bed was comfy and at night it was quiet.... More 

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Steyning, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My 2nd time to stay at Villa St Simon and was made to feel like I was staying at a friends. Wine tours and the wine 'debunking' are amazing and great fun, a must I would say and well worth every penny. Wonderful breakfast room where all the guests chat with you. Lots of worldly wise interesting people. Slept like... More 

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