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Rue St Denis, 11170 Montolieu, France
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Maison Rives
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Ranked #4 of 6 Montolieu B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013
Heinrich000 Dusseldorf, Germany
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

If you come to Montolieu on holiday, you come either to look at second-hand book shops, or to visit the surrounding countryside. The Maison Rives is an excellent base. It is situated at the top end of the village, by a very picturesque bridge. There are some great photos to be had from the other side of the bridge looking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Two couples, from Texas (USA) and Dublin (Ireland), stayed 18 and 19 September, 2013 The house is larger than it appears from the front, it dates to the late 17th century, and is a delight to visit. The rooms we received are large and comfortable with excellent beds and a seating area with table, and there were interesting artefacts and... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

It is almost a year since we stayed here,but thought it important to point out that this place is no longer under the same management,which is no doubt why we were very disappointed with our stay.Our room was just adequate,if in need of refurbishment,but dinner was mediocre and extremely poor value.Frankly,we were surprised to be offered such an unappetising meal... More 

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Nathalie et Sté... V, Propriétaire at Maison Rives, responded to this review

Bonsoir from Montolieu ! I just wonder how some people, one year later can spend so much time to explain again how horrible we are and how bad i cooked and how terrify and dirty our house was !!!!??? I just feel surprise how unlucky or vindictive some individual could be !!! Excuse me if I imagine you get some... More 

Bromley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

I stayed at Maison Rives three weeks ago and having read the report by ‘Hilary C.’, and then Nathalie’s response, I feel compelled (a) to translate into English some of the salient points, (in case Hilary C’s understanding of French is equal to their knowledge of what a chambre d’hôte and good cooking are) and (b) to mention my own... More 

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Bideford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

I think this place has changed hands as we didn't have a genial hostess called Cathy. The owners who were there were welcoming but that is where our pleasure at our choice ended. Our rooms were basic with mis-matched curtains (photos available), the rooms did not have coffee making facilites,TV, or hairdryer. Most places these days place a bottle of... More 

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Chère famille Corless, votre plainte m'étonne car vous étiez très satisfait ! Il aurait été préférable de s'exprimer sur place... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

We stayed here just one night on our way through the Black Mountains. The town of Montolieu is a wonderful little place - well worth stopping in. Perched on the slopes at the bottom of the mountains, over a deep, narrow river gorge it is very old, quiet with multiple old book stores and wine shops. Maison Rives was right... More 

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

We stayed for a week during August having booked a last minute break based on the positive reviews here and we couldn't have found a nicer B & B if we'd searched for months. Cathy was a fantastic host and the accommodation was faultless. Our room was spacious and bright with a lovely balcony to enjoy the Languedoc sunshine. The... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011

Excelent!!!!!! I really recommend Maison du Rives, it´s a lovely B&B. The place is atend by its owners and Ian and his family were excellent hosts!!! I really felt like at home (and better :). They were in all details and all things that I needed. I don´t have words to thank all they did for me!!! I had an... More 

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Grahamstown, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011

We were lucky to find Maison Rives during an exhaustive search for the perfect accommodation to begin our first trip to France, and we hit the jackpot! Before we even arrived, we felt that Cathy was a friend, with her help and advice by email for months in advance. When we arrived, we were delighted by the village, the situation... More 

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Springville, Utah
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2011

We stayed at this charming B and B for two nights last May. It was an absolute delight! Our room was lovely, with a private terrace overlooking the street. The room was clean and nicely appointed. Cathy does a wonderful job as Hostess, going above and beyond to make our stay so nice. The substantial breakfast was wonderful, with fresh... More 

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Address: Rue St Denis, 11170 Montolieu, France
Location: France > Languedoc-Roussillon > Aude > Montolieu
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Number of rooms: 4
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