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Mas Garganta

Crta. de la Pinya, s/n | La Vall d'en Bas- La Pinya, 17179 Olot, Spain
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Ranked #2 of 7 Specialty lodging in Olot
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights at the end of April following an 8 day walking route in Catalonia, staying previously at a variety (six in all) of hotel, inn, hostal and farmhouses. This was our poorest experience by far. It was cold - little or no heating, unlike all of the previous places we stayed in, coupled with uncomfortable furniture... More

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11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

It does look delightful at first glance. Flowers and lovely old stone balconies. But it's the way its being run that spoils it. There is nowhere comfortable to sit on the ground floor. The chairs and table are not rustic, they are the oldest, cheapest broken down pieces of furniture which would be used as fuel for a fire in... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We stayed here for 2 nights in August and I wish I was still here! Ines the owner has transformed this century old mas into a spectacular home and guest house. It is minimalist, but on the right side confort. The rooms are spacious and each one has its own unique features and stunning views across the gardens and countryside.... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Mas Gargantas is situated overlooking the beautiful La Pinya valley, which itself is ringed by extinct volcanoes. The building is a Casa Rural - that is, a distinctive farmhouse. The building itself is ancient, but all of the rooms have been stylishly fitted out in a modern style that, nevertheless befits the building itself. Because the building is ancient there... More

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

The reception was warm and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Bedrooms were large and authentic in layout and decoration, the the look and feel of the whole establishment made us feel at home. In the afternoons we cooled down in the swimming pool and shared stories with other guests. The staff were friendly and helpful also in supporting us... More

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Roussillon, France
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5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Quite a pretty place, charming and the staff were super-sweet. I was the only guest, so my dog and I got full run of the place :) Unfortunately, did not get to sample the reputedly excellent food, which I am sure I would have enjoyed. The pub down the road did a fine salad, and the walk there made it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Old charming convent with original 13th century structure. Charming terraced area. Small pool but lovely ambience. Staff were superb. Stunning location. Delicious freshly prepared no frills food. Wonderful coffee. A superb base for exploring this charming volcanic landscape. Rooms got very hot due to hot weather generally. Could have killed the cockrel at 5am each morning but fond memories!

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28 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012 via mobile

I brought a group of friends for my third visit. They loved it and appreciated the change after 5 wonderful days in Barcelona. Inis and her staff couldn't do enough. For our last night night, she managed to get us a Spanish guitar player and a bonfire. What a wonderful place, plus the food is fantastic with all fresh ingredients.... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

After spending a week in Barcelona, nothing could have been more relaxing and serene than those three days at Mas Garganta. We were welcomed warmly into this rustic country home and offered the freedom of the place. The view from the top of the hill encompasses a peaceful countryside, fields, mountains and all the familiar smells and sounds. Our accommodation... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

Best location to visit La Vall d'en Bas and La Garrotxa. A restored building, not luxurious but charmy and comfortable, specially if you travel with children. We stayed in a family room with a year-old child and had a really great time together. It is not a bargain but it worths it! Regarding other reviews I have to say that... More

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Address: Crta. de la Pinya, s/n | La Vall d'en Bas- La Pinya, 17179 Olot, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Girona > Olot
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Mas Garganta, THE RURAL ROUGH LUXURY B&B FOR COHERENT & NATURAL TRAVELLERSMas Garganta, a restored rural house dated in the s. XIV, rests on the Valley d'en Bas, offering the tranquility of a diaphanous landscape in the Pyrenees, inside the Natural Park of the volcanic region called La Garrotxa (Girona).Mas Garganta preserves the memory of the passage of time manifested in the decoration full of warmth, charm and authenticity, being, at the same time very comfortable.In Mas Garganta breakfasts and dinners are elaborated with fresh products grown in the area, and from the own garden. Meals are served on the veranda, which is involved in the stillness of the landscape.Mas Garganta is located just 2 km from the historic town of Olot and 45 minutes’ drive from Girona airport. ... more   less 
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