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Hotel de la Croix d'Or

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83, rue de la Constitution, 50300 Avranches, France
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Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Avranches
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Washington, DC
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49 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is an old coaching relay station, and behind an unprepossessing facade lies a lovely garden, though when we were there in October, it was of course past its peak for the season. The welcome was friendly but, like many places in France, there was not a lot of English spoken (not a problem for us, as one of... More 

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Carvoeiro, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here several years ago for lunch, then returned to stay a few years later. The fact that we were back in July 2015 shows we really like the place. We booked 2 months earlier asking for a room with garden access, so were disappointed when we ended up upstairs under the roof admittedly over the garden on the... More 

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Long Beach
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Refurbished room in separate block oddly laid out but quiet gave a good first impression. The gardens are stunning and have seating to sit and admire . The reception and restaurant area is old school stunning and the service at dinner was at a level that I have not seen for a long time, six stars! Dinner was overpriced for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

After staying at a very modern hotel in Paris, we were disappointed when we arrived at this hotel. It definitely had some old charming features (beautiful gardens, reception area and facade). The staff in the lobby were friendly, but the person who showed us to our room made no offer to help us carry our bags up the stairs to... More 

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This place is amazing. The town is lovely, the hotel is wonderful- the gardens are stunning. The food is immense- like something from Le Manoir. The staff re friendly. What are you waiting for book today! :D

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I only stayed here for one night before going on to a self catering place we had booked. It would have been great to have stayed here for the whole week. It was AMAZING. The food is 5*. I could not recommend this more highly. Stunning garden. The town of Avranches is lovelt too.

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

When we drove into the hotel grounds, it was like going back in time. We could see where the horse drawn carriages would have gone, incredible. The rooms were like tiny terraced cottages. The food was the best we have ever had in France.

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WestCountry
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

You are literally 'smacked in the face' with wholesome French small hotel character and quaintness, the moment you step in from the road. Enjoy the (small) inefficiencies and revel in the ambience of the hotel........... The rooms, in the courtyard, were fine, clean and quiet. The adjoining garden was beautiful to sit in and relax and enjoy the warm summer... More 

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St. Helier, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Lovely little hotel, friendly staff, clean rooms, parking and excellent food and bar service, didn't need to book as it was off peak and they were so helpful, highly recommend. Nice bar area with fire places, just a shame the fires weren't lit as it wasn't cold enough or it would have been perfect!

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Avranches is a reasonably large, historic town about half an hour from Mont St. Michel. We've stayed at the Hotel de la Croix d'Or three or four times when visiting Mont St. Michel, the first time 50 years ago during military service and it's still as comfortable and friendly a Normandy family hostelry as you'll ever find. Wonderful restaurant, friendly... More 

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