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Auberge du Balestie

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Route de Carcassonne | Departementale no 119, 09500 Malegoude, Mirepoix, France
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely little hotel. The facilities are reasonably basic, but the hotel has everything you need, and the proprietor was extremely helpful and flexible in the face of us arriving to check in at almost midnight.

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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 taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure meeting you and we're delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes David & Sylvia ALLETT More 

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We had a three night stay in April 2015. Absolutely stunning views of the Pyrenees. Close to Mirepoix. David could not have been more welcoming and helpful. Sylvia is a great cook! Thanks for a lovely stay.

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

Dear Hillary Thank you very much for your recent visit and for taking the time to post a review. It was great to meet you and we're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Best wishes David & Sylvia Allett Owners More 

Logan, Utah
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I spent a week traveling around France with my family and this by far was the best place we stayed. The view was incredible and Dave and Sylvia were so kind and friendly. Also, it was a really nice change from staying in busy, inner city hotels. Very peaceful. :)

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

Dear guest Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay here so much. It is always our aim to look after our guests as well as possible and it means a lot to us to know that we have succeeded! Best wishes Dave & Sylvia Allett More 

Martley, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The location is beautiful with superb views of the Pyrenees. The room was lovely with a great view too. Dave and Sylvia make fantastic hosts and the food is first class. Overall fantastic value for money.

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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 that you enjoyed your stay so much and we hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again on your next visit to the area. Best wishes Dave and Sylvia Allett Owners More 

Paris, France
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24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

After a lovely first stay at the Auberge, my boyfriend and I decided to book again as we were driving to Spain in September. It just so happens that this location is _exactly_ half way from Paris to Valencia, and only a short detour from the highway :) The auberge didn't disappoint the second time around, quite on the contrary... More 

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

Dear Arduinna Thank you very much for your recent repeat visit and for taking the time to write a review. The pleasure was all ours and we really hope to see you again the next time you are in the area. I'll see if I can find a play mate for your dog the next time! Best wishes David &... More 

Tamworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I would like to say, i really enjoyed my stay for 3 nights David & Sylvia where great host;s Hotel was very clean, room clean, plenty of hot water, & the hospitality was far beyond expectations. Food was Excellent, Hotel had Breath taking view's of the Pyrenees Mountains. Would recommend Hotel to Friends. Thank you David & Sylvia for making... More 

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

Dear Steve & Chris Thank you very much for your recent visit. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us so much as well as our food. It's always our aim to contribute to the enjoyment of our guests and we are so pleased that you appreciated everythin so much. It was a pleasure to meet you and we... More 

Williamsburg, Virginia
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

What elevates lodging from good to excellent rating? In the case of this auberge, it is the owners' service. David and Sylvia's attention to their clientele is superb. Here are some examples. When we arrived for a 2 night stay, another lodger was at the front desk while David assisted him with printing his boarding passes. We were given a... More 

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

Dear guests Thank you very much for your recent stay and for taking the time to post a review. It was a pleasure to meet you and we are delighted to see that you enjoyed your visit here so much and that you thought so highly of our service. The comfort and enjoyment of our guests are very important to... More 

Laurencekirk, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We stayed a night here on our way back to Toulouse Airport. We chose the Auberge (a little way outside Mirepoix) rather than a hotel in the town centre because it promised to be more peaceful. We arrived earlier than requested online, but David, the owner, could not have been more welcoming or helpful. After helping take our luggage to... 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 absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your brief stay with us so much and we really hope to see you again if you ever come back to the area. However, we cannot guarantee that a pilgrim and mule would pass... More 

Bournemouth
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43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

Came to France for a wedding and stayed here for three nights and used it as base camp. The place is delightful and the owner (David) couldn't be more helpful. If you are looking for a luxury hotel then forget it, this isn't for you. If you are looking for a sensibly priced friendly and homely little hotel then look... More 

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

Dear guests Thank you very much for your recent stay and for taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure to meet you both and we're delighted that everything was to your satisfaction. We hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again on your next visit to the area. Our very best wishes David and Sylvia... More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We found our experience at the Auberge to be everything we needed and more. Room was clean; very comfortable bed; hot showers; fabulous food with a great wine list coupled with excellent service. Could not fault this hotel and we will be most certainly coming back.

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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're delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much and we look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in the area. Best wishes David and Sylvia Allett More 

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