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Comte Tallaferro

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ganganell, 2, 17850 Besalu, Spain
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Comte Tallaferro

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
40 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked into this hotel for one night at the beginning of April. There seemed to be no other options in town that night, but I was slightly wary of this hotel, as previous reviews I had read had been somewhat unfavourable. I was nonetheless happy when they said that they had a room available and they gave us the... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Besalu is a lovely out-of-the-way place, very attractive with beautiful mediaeval buildings, and this hotel is right on the central square. Rather than scrabble around finding fault with the bathroom fittings as some travellers seem to do, we enjoyed our comfortable stay here and would definitely recommend the hotel.

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Baltimore, MD
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

The outside of this hotel is attractive, and it's right on the square in lovely Besalu, but I'd suggest finding someplace else to stay if you can (we couldn't -- everything was booked). Our room was very spacious, with high ceilings. The bathroom had a tub and one of those hand showers, so a little inconvenient, but not such a... More

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Let's start from the premise that this is a FOUR STAR hotel under Spain's rating system. Yet -- foul odor in reception at check in, dingy room, mold in bathtub (see photos), scratchy sandpaper towels, paper thin sheets and no mattress cover so blue mattress was clearly visible under the sheet, bottom sheet too small to cover top or sides... More

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Upland, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

We showed up in Besalu without hotel reservations and was referred to this hotel by a local resident we stopped on the street. The front desk could not have been more patient with our request to look at about 10 different rooms before we decided to stay there for 2 nights and chose the 2 rooms we liked the best... More

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Göteborg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

We stayed with a group of 20 people for 4 days and we where surprised of the very good service and hospitality by the staff. The breakfast was beoynd our expectations and the nice girl in the reception even went out to buy us fresh fruits. The rooms are excellent - well cleaned and good condition. Keep in mind this... More

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Top Contributor
158 reviews 158 reviews
81 hotel reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

As other reviewers have commented great location in a lovely old town. Rooms look like down market Travel Lodge. No English spoken - you can get by a little in French.We had a surprisingly good meal in the evening. Breakfast average. WIFI?! Could be so much better.

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Chicago, IL
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120 reviews 120 reviews
65 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2011

Wow, the other reviewers are not too generous to this hotel. Yes, this is not Sofitel, the service sucks, wifi doesn't work, rooms could be better designed and more comfortable, sleep quality is not good, but you on the main plaza of the wonderful old town of Besalu, one of the most historic and atmospheric little town of Catalonia. So... More

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Kiryat Ono, Israel
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2011

The hotel is well located but the staff is unfriendly and not helpful. The rooms look nice, but the shower doesn't. We stayed there just because we arrived late into town and had no other choice. The wifi hardly worked even in the lobby. Avoid.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2011

Nice hotel in good location but we were checked in by someone who spoke no English (why allow bookings through UK websites if you can't have at lease some basic help for guests). She tried to explain something to us but had to 'phone a friend' who told us an important message about the breakfast (which we did not order)... More

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Address: Ganganell, 2, 17850 Besalu, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Girona > Besalu
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Besalu
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Hotel Class:4 star — Comte Tallaferro 4*
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