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A l'Ombre Bleue

22 rue de la Mare, 78125 Mittainville, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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31 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

It is difficult to find adjectives to describe everything about A l'Ombre Bleue as it would be a stream of superlatives. It is an exceptional chambres 'd'hôtes where the welcome, facilities and food match the prettiness of the garden and the environment. It is unique and the words Catherine uses to describe it - charme, authenticité, plaisir sums it up... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This was our second stay with Catherine en route further south. She is an excellent hostess and a great cook! The house is charming, rooms are equipped with everything you need, tea, coffee, a fridge full of water, beer, soft drinks. Catherine has the knack of making her guests feel at home, she loves her home and loves to share... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

A haven from the bland tyranny of minimalism! Everywhere you look there is something interesting to see, to read or to wonder at even if it is only the beautiful hand-painted frieze in la Chambres des Muses. It would be impossible to be bored here. There is everything you need in the fridge and no disgusting instant coffee- Catherine has... More

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We stayed for just one night at Catherine's beautiful chambre d'hote. We wish we had known how lovely it was as we would have stayed longer. The setting is beautiful, with a lovely enclosed garden and a green with a duck pond just outside. The family room was perfect for the four of us; really it's a two room apartment,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

A wonderful welcome. Super room. So many facilities (fridge of soft drinks, to which were added beers for me), coffee making facilities, snacks/nibbles. Incredible dinner beginning with aperitifs, many courses, good wine. I took myself off to bed some three hours later after coffee. Friendly proprietress (Catherine) who couldn't do enough.

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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We stayed with Catherine at A l'Ombre Bleu for three nights in November. The room we had was beautiful, the bed large and comfortable. Catherine goes out of her way to make you feel welcome and nothing is too much trouble. She has decorated the rooms with incredible attention to detail, lots of pretty touches, lovely pictures on the walls,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

In a very quiet location, right by the side of a park with a lovely pond where ducks gather, is the a l'ombre bleue. Carherine, the landlady, will welcome you with a drink in the large garden. Clearly, Catherine is one of those people who do her job for pleasure and enjoys it. She decorated all the large rooms and... More

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Bowral, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Katherine has created a quiet retreat away from the noise and stress of the city. Not far from the great forests is a small hamlet with Katherine's fine cottages. Her table de hotes and traditional cuisine with good company around the table is a wonderful way to relax and enjoy the countryside. The rooms are cosy, romantic and whimsical.Thank you... More

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Superb as ever- i have been lucky enough to have stayed here many times over the past few years and each time is a different delight. I have been able to bring and introduce my family and friends into '' Catherine's wonderful world.'' The rooms are an insight into the world of Chic design and the food is just....... sublime... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

We stayed with Catherine overnight on the first day of our holiday. We had a lovely reception from her and also earlier from her friends in the village when we were looking for the house! We shared a wonderful convivial evening meal around the table in the farmhouse kitchen with Catherine and the other guests. From aperitives to a marvellous... More

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Address: 22 rue de la Mare, 78125 Mittainville, France
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Location: France > Ile-de-France > Yvelines > Mittainville
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