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11 rue Halley, 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014
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San Dimas, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

We had such a wonderful time and we enjoyed our stay at La Maison Matelot. Astrid is wonderful to deal with and very prompt with responses on inquiries and the booking process is very easy and straight forward. The apt has everything you need for a very comfortable stay and it is very convenient for a base to explore the... More

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london uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Booked to stay here for 1 week at the beginning of June for the 70th Anniversary of the DD landings. This is the 2nd time that myself and my partner have stayed here and it is excellent. Astrid the owner, is a very good host. She went out of her way to get us the pass for the car that... More

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32 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Port En Bessen - I had never heard of it before, however, what a great find. A small fishing town, a few hundred yards from Omaha Beach. Astrid and La Maison Matelot on Rue Halley, another amazing find. We rented the one bedroom on the second floor. You walk in and there is the complete kitchen, dining area and a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We could not have been happier with our choice of La Maison Matelot for a three night stay in Port-en-Bessin. We stayed in the first floor apartment which was delightful. It was light, beautifully decorated and comfortable. Astrid was very pleasant and greeted us warmly before showing us around the apartment and making recommendations for restaurants and day trips. She... More

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Frankfurt (Oder), Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This was truly a magical weekend--the Matelot loft is beautiful, stylish, comfortable, and has everything you would need to cook a meal or hang out at home (not that you would want to with so much to do outside the house). Astrid was extremely accommodating, especially when we got stuck in traffic and arrived two hours after we thought we... More

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Charleston, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

We came to Normandy principally to visit the D-Day beaches, and La Maison Matelot made a perfect home base. We stayed in the well-furnished loft (3rd floor) and we loved everything about it. Astrid was very nice and very helpful. We loved the furnishings and being able to open all the windows. (They do all have shades -- I had... More

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Port-en Bessin is an idyllic fishing harbor located in Normandy and near the D-Day beaches. We had the good fortune to stay at La Maison Matelot in the "Le Matelot a Carreaux" apartment on the ground floor. The apartment is situated in the center of town on a quiet cobblestone lane. Down the street is the harbor, several restaurants, a... More

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Oak Park, Illinois
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7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for a week at the end of September/ beginning of October on the start of our 3 week vacation. La Maison set our accommodations standard for the trip pretty high. We stayed in both the loft and the 1st floor apartment as Astrid didn't have one week continuously in one place. It was not... More

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Dallas, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We stayed at La Maison Matelot for 4 nights in September as part of our honeymoon. While we stayed at fancy hotels in London and Paris (Hilton London Park Lane and Westin Paris Vendome), our favorite was La Maison Matelot. We were able to completely relax and live like locals. I had struggled to find a place for our Normandy... More

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San Antonio, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

What a great place to stay in Normandy! We stayed 5 days in the loft at La Maison Matelot (28 August through 1 September 2013). This apartment was on a quaint narrow cobblestone street in a village and very convenient for traveling in the Normandy area to Mont St. Michael, the Normandy beaches and Bayeux. Everything in the apartment is... More

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Address: 11 rue Halley, 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France
Location: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Calvados > Port-en-Bessin-Huppain
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“La Maison Matelot” is situated in a paved street of Port-en-Bessin, at a stone’s throw from the harbour, close to the shops, and only 100m fromthe sea and fish market. In this pretty stone house, three cosy and charming apartments, fully equipped with kitchen, for 2 or 3 guests. Week-end breaks, week or mid-week stays, for leisure or business. All included (charges, linen, wifi, final cleaning).2 nights minimum.At the heart of the D-Day Beaches. ... more   less 
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