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La Riviere, 50480 Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Waldmohr, DE
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a truly enjoyable stay in a beautiful renovated two hundred year old dairy farmhouse. The owners couldn't be more welcoming or helpful during our stay. The meals were excellent, and the surrounding countryside stunning. Narrow roads, horses and dairy cows, hedgerows, and the Channel just a couple miles away. The invasion beaches are close, as is Ste Mere... More

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Wyckoff, NJ
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

This converted farmhouse is a real find. An excellent base of operations to visit the WWII Normandy invasion beaches and museums. We stayed in a large room on the third floor which was comfortable and quiet. We also opted for the half board. It was very convenient to have dinner here as well as breakfast since dining options in the... More

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Columbus, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

My husband and I also were on a bike tour of Normandy when we stayed at Le Grand Hard for two nights. Joe, Catherine and Tom all welcomed us like we were family they had not seen in a long while. Everything about this lovely place makes you feel relaxed and welcome. Our room on the third floor was large... More

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Edegem, Belgium
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We stayed already twice at Le Grand Hard. It is an exceptional place! The owners Catherine and Jo are doing everything to make your stay wonderful. The whole team was really friendly and the accomodations were very good. We stayed for 5 days and it was too short. We went horseback riding on the countryside and on the beach (exceptional!!!),... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights on our recent biking trip through Normandy.The wonderful Belgian couple who restored this pretty farm were so welcoming .They and their staff went out of the way to make sure we enjoyed our stay,giving us helpful tips on where to visit,getting our laundry done after 5 days on the road and even helping us... More

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Vancouver, BC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We stayed here 2 nights as part of our Discover France cycling trip. Wonderful BIG rooms with great beds which you really appreciate after cycling all day. Wonderful food with a great atmosphere and friendly down to earth service, Breakfast was just as good - its great when you can down all those croissants knowing you'll burn them off cycling!!... More

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NC
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

The owners, Katherine and Joe, are amazing people who make you feel like their home is your home. The rooms are wonderful, spacious and clean, the property is extraordinary with a comforting tranquility that we have never experienced anywhere else. If you want to explore the Normandy region of France, this is the place to stay. It is centrally located... More

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Summerville, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

My wife, son and I spent two nights at the Le Grand Hard in July, 2012. We were on an eight day cycling tour of Brittany and Normandy. Of all the places we stayed during our tour, the Le Grand Hard was the highlight!! The accommodations were wonderful, the food was spectacular, and Joe and Kathryn were wonderful hosts!! The... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

Le Grand Hard is a gem! We w ere cycling 65km a day, and this was a sanctuary at the end of the day. Joe and Katrine and their son Tom were amazing hosts. The property is beautiful, a great place to spend a few days relaxing. Breakfast and dinner were amazing, cocktails on the patio enjoyable with friends and... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

My husband and I had the pleasure of staying here while we toured the Utah beach area. The hotel is rooted in history and beautifully restored. We stayed in the main house and put our 15 year old son and his friend in a room in the more hotel like quarters. The main house was wonderful; filled with antiques, very... More

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Also Known As:
Le Grand Hard Hotel Ste.-Marie-Du-Mont
Le Grand Hard Hotel
Le Grand Hard Normandy, France
Address: La Riviere, 50480 Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, France
Location: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Manche > Sainte-Marie-du-Mont
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont
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