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“A Step Back in Time” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel de France
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Place des Tilleuls, 40240 Saint-Justin, France   |  
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Ranked #3 of 3 Saint-Justin B&B and Inns
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“A Step Back in Time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

We first chanced upon the mediaeval hamlet of St Justin about 10 years ago and we have been staying at the Hotel de France every 2-3 years. It hasn't changed much over the years (the cat appears to have been banned from the reception desk). The concierge still greets us with suspicion but warms up when we start speaking a little French. The rooms are excellent, large and old-fashioned, some need a lick of paint but others are in tip-top condition. A visit to this really charming town (dating from 1280) is truly a step back in time. The restaurant serves decent if not outstanding dishes but the house red is best avoided. There are some rather odd people around, harmless, but a little strange, but they don't try to get upstairs! Just take a stroll through the cobbled streets, listen to the church bells, and soak up the atmosphere -- it's like a film set for the 3 Musketeers or the Devils of Loudun!

Room Tip: Room 8 is enormous with two massive beds and a huge bathroom. Room 2 (a bit cheaper) is smaller and...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hotel de France

Address: Place des Tilleuls, 40240 Saint-Justin, France
Location: France > Aquitaine > Landes > Saint-Justin
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Saint-Justin
Number of rooms: 8

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