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Ivy House - Utah Beach Normandy

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La Madeleine, 50480 Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France
Ivy House - Utah Beach Normandy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, MA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I visit Normandy once or twice a year. I have stayed at Ivy House more than once. I love its charm and its historic location and its owners - Andy and Emma. Andy also runs a shuttle business- Bayeux Shuttle, and a Normandy tour business. I study Military history and can tell you their is no better guide for Americans... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

What first drew me to the Ivy House was its location near Utah Beach, as it was extremely convenient for my 2 days of touring in and around the area, and allowed my mother, who was traveling with me, a place to relax during the day. What ended up surprising me, and making our time in Normandy even more relaxing,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We started our month long tour of Europe at Ivy house and couldn't have chosen a better place to begin. Close to Uthah Beach and surrounding areas of Normandy WW2 battle sites. Fun to stay in an historic house and we enjoyed our time spent with Andy, Emma, and the boys. You can't go wrong here and if we ever... More 

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Norfolk UK
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This was our second visit to Ivy House (Barton Cottage), and this stay was as good as the first. Our cottage was clean, well-appointed, and quiet, a welcome refuge at the end of the day. Ivy House is ideally located as a base for visiting all the cultural and historical sites in the region. The September weather was fantastic, and... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Great people, great place, close to the beach, kids had a great time, Andy and Emma are discrete but ready to help and give advice at any time. We were lucky to have a warm September week and enjoyed our stay at Ivy House. We recommend the place and would be happy to come back.

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Inverness, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The location is perfect for visiting the various D-Day memorials. The cottages are well equipped very comfortable, you can easily settle in relax and enjoy. The property is a lovely setting, quiet and very country. Andy & Emma are so sweet and friendly and a wealth of information. It a great place for not only a couple but a family.

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London
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stayed here in early September and had a lovely time. The cottage we had was great - it's so quiet and you can hear the sea. We sat outside in the evening sun and it was lovely to have the open space with swings etc. Other families stayed with older children and I could see them loving playing and... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Me and my husband booked this cottage for a little break and to visit D-Day beaches. You can walk to Utah beach,and you need to drive to other famous beaches (between 30 minutes to an hour away, (Omaha and Sword beaches). Cottage had everything we needed, and nearest shops etc 5- 10 minutes down the road. The cottage was clean,... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Thanks once again for a fantastic week at your wonderful property we loved it as much as we did last year if not more. You really do have a fantastic place in a perfect location it is a real must for any visitor in Normandy to stay at you property Perfection is all I can say. Keep up the good... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the Ivy House. It was the perfect location for our exploration of the American beach section in Normandy. It is in walking distance to the beaches and the Utah beach museum. The wifi worked perfectly, we enjoyed the WW2 movie selection in the evenings and the outdoor seating options. The only downside was the bathroom... More 

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