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Auberge du Balestie

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Route de Carcassonne | Departementale no 119, Malegoude, 09500 Mirepoix, France
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great place to stay with a stunning view of the Pyrenees. The owner is very welcoming and helpful. This corner of France around the Pyrenees and centring on Mirepoix is an absolute gem and quiet even in peak season. Highly recommended

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London
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel for several days in mid July, the hotel is easy to find but at least 10km from the nearest town. The room I had was quite small and very basic, note there are no complimentary tea/coffee facilities in the room which as a seasoned traveller found to be very rare. The room had a very... More

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Anna Maria Island, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a wonderful place to stay outside of Mirepoix. Rooms are comfortable, parking convenient, food excellent and hosts friendly and hospitable. Look carefully for the sign as it's on a side road off the highway. Well worth the visit in this wonderful countryside. Thanks David and Sylvia. Alice Moerk

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aigrette, Owner at Auberge du Balestie, responded to this review

Dear Alice Thank you very much for your recent visit. It was lovely to meet you and we were so pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay with us. Best wishes David and Sylvia Allett More

Paris, France
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Sad to be returning home after a great holiday in Spain, my boyfriend and I went online to find a hotel in the border regions that would accept dogs. As my boyfriend put it later that evening after an amazingly good meal; "Sometimes the internet is all bad, and sometimes it takes you to places like this one..." We had... More

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aigrette, Propriétaire at Auberge du Balestie, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for your recent visit and for your lovely review. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and we really hope that you do get an opportunity to visit us again in the future. We agree with your comments about the internet because sometimes it brings us guests... More

Woerden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We have stayed several times in the very nice Auberge Balestie in Mirepoix/Malegoude. The food is very nice and the chef Sylvia is always doing her upmost best to please the guests with nice diner suggestions. Her husband David is more visible in the restaurant. He has nice wines on the card, speaks fluently english, French, some spanish and even... More

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aigrette, Propriétaire at Auberge du Balestie, responded to this review

Dear guests Thank you very much for coming back, it was wonderful to see you again. Thank you also for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate your comments and we hope very much to see you again the next time you visit the area. Best wishes David & Sylvia Allett More

Kingston, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This hotel/restaurant is in a beautiful location just up the hill from the small town of Mirepoix. The couple that runs the place is extremely friendly. The room was nice and clean, and the view was spectacular. The restaurant prices were a little bit high, but the food was delicious, and they even went out of their way to accommodate... More

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aigrette, Propriétaire at Auberge du Balestie, responded to this review

Dear guests Thank you very much for your recent visit and for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and it was a pleasure to meet you. We were particularly pleased that you praised our food so highly and we are very confident that no other... More

Chudleigh, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

David and Sylvia were absolutely delightful and helpful. The setting is wonderful and we had a view of the snow capped mountains from our room. Being vegetarian, eating can be problematic; Sylvia made me two evening meals which were generous and tasted very good even though she said one was experimental! The music piped into the dinning room was also... More

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aigrette, Propriétaire at Auberge du Balestie, responded to this review

Dear guests Thank you very much for your recent visit and for taking the time to post a review. It was a pleasure to meet you both and we're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us Ensuring that our guests have an enjoyable and relaxing time is our top priority. We look forward to seeing you again if... More

Bandol, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We recently spent 3 nights in this excellent Auberge,we booked 2 but stayed an extra night,because we liked it so much.The situation is very good,only 10 minutes from Mirepoix,a lovely medieval town.The views from the hotel are marvelous,the restaurant has lovely regional food,home cooked and the service is very profesional.The rooms are very clean and confortable with big windows overlooking... More

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Thank you very much for your recent visit and for taking the time to write a review. It really was a pleasure meeting you and we're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay so much. Hopefully we'll see you again the next time you are in the area. Best wishes David & Sylvia Allett More

Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We booked for 1 night but stayed for 2 as we enjoyed the food on the 1st night, well done to the chef Sylvia, we recommend the cassoulet and confit de canard. David was welcoming, friendly and helpful. The room was clean, tidy, well equipped. The restaurant has a homely atmosphere and the view from the Auberge of the Pyrenees... More

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aigrette, Propriétaire at Auberge du Balestie, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recent visit and for taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure having you here and we were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay so much. We hope to see you again if you visit the area in the future. Best wishes David & Sylvia Allett More

Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

My friends and I enjoyed the excellent hospitality of David and Sylvia. The rooms were light, modern and very clean - the beds extremely comfortable. We had an excellent and very relaxed meal in the beautiful restaurant and the views were stunning. I certainly hope to return for a longer stay to explore Mirepoix and the surrounding area

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Address: Route de Carcassonne | Departementale no 119, Malegoude, 09500 Mirepoix, France
Location: France > Midi-Pyrenees > Ariege > Mirepoix
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Hotel Class:2 star — Auberge du Balestie 2*
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In the heart of Cathar country, nestled on top of a hill, overlooking a picturesque lake and with magnificent views of the Pyrenees, the hotel's setting is quite simply outstanding. We are just 5 minutes from Mirepoix and 1/2 hour from Carcassonne. The hotel is set back over 200 metres from the road in open countryside, so there is no traffic or outside noise, ensuring a relaxing and peaceful stay. You will be warmly welcomed by your hosts David and Sylvia Allett, who have a passion for local food and wine, and who will do everything possible to ensure that you have a memorable and comfortable stay. ... more   less 
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