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“Prachtige guesthouse / Splendid guesthouse” 5 of 5 stars
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Le Castel Noble Guesthouse
1 Boulevard Sadi Carnot, 14400 Bayeux, France   |  
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Ranked #15 of 28 Bayeux B&B and Inns
Oostende
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“Prachtige guesthouse / Splendid guesthouse”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Prachtige guesthouse in originele bouwstijl in Art deco stijl.
Zeer gastvrije gastvrouw, aangename verwelkoming en zeer bereid wat info over de streek en restaurantjes aan te bevelen.
Zeer net en proper.Ruime kamers. Ligt pal in het centrum van de stad op 2 min wandelen van het befaamde tapijt van Bayeux en de Kathedraal.
Parking recht over de deur.
Beautiful guesthouse in original architectural style of Art Deco.
Very welcoming hostess, friendly welcome and very willing to share some information about the area and recommended goodrestaurants.Very clean and spacious rooms.
In the center of the city on 2 min walking from the famous tapestry of Bayeux and the Cathedral.
Parking space in front of the guesthouse.

Room Tip: Wij hadden een kamer aan de voorzijde van het gebouw en hadden nergens hinder van.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Westminster, CA,
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

We had a very nice room with comfortable seating and a tiny turret with windows facing the cathedral. The turret had a chair and a reading lamp in it. Our bathroom had been redone and was very spacious with a lovely stand up shower and a cozy towel warmer. As the weather was rather cool when we were in Bayeux, we made use of it. The one main problem with the room was that there were no drawers in which to put things. I like to be able to take things out of the suitcase when we travel.
The breakfast was a "Continental Breakfast," as advertised but was very adequate, with yogurt and cereal in addition to the bread.
The whole property was extremely clean and well cared for. Madam did not speak English, but had an adorable dog who didn't mind it.
The location is excellent, within easy walking distance of the cathedral and the tapestry.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Anaheim
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Nice spacious rooms, very clean and very central to the sites. Just a few minutes walk to the train station and car rental at Renault. The breakfast was very basic and for the cost you would be better advised to eat at one of the many nearby restaurants.

The manager, as several has said, doesn't speak a word of English. I don't really expect this when I travel. However, knowing that I did not understand a word of French, she would keep talking endlessly in French. I was able to get the gist of what she was trying to communicate, but seriously, once you know we don't understand- stop already. One such rant was clearly very pleasant and gracious, but another she was clearly irate and we were getting nowhere with this arrangement.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Antwerp, Belgium
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012 via mobile

We stayed here one night in the superior room. Paid 100 euro and 6 for the Breakfast. Room was very large and so was the bathroom. Very clean. Cosy.
Nice view o. The cathedral.
Nice lady of the house. We do speak French.
Breakfast was cheap but too simple.

  • Stayed September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Chicago, Illinois
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

This bed and breakfast is located in Bayeux, a short walking distance from the cathedral and the Bayeux tapestry. Free parking is also very close so we didn't have any problems with our car. The rooms are good sized but some of the decor is out of place. It's a mix of traditional and modern. Our bathroom was large and recently redecorated in retro colors - yellow, black and blue. Our room had a balcony where we had a great view of the church. Service was good but they don't want you to check in before 2:00 pm. If you try before that time, you may not be let in. We had breakfast which was priced right and consisted of croissants, bread, cereal, yogurt, juices and coffee. The owner is friendly and has the cutest dog!

Room Tip: Try to get a room with a balcony that overlooks the cathedral.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

The guesthouse is a really interesting building, we had the basement room which was very large and included our own lounge and also a small kitchenette. it was spotlessly clean, and very quiet. Madame does not speak English, but we have reasonable "Franglaise" and we do not expect the rest of the world to speak our language, when travelling. Madame was very friendly and polite, taking great pride in the presentation of the property. We ended up staying two nights as the area had so much to see and the stay was so enjoyable. We parked our car in the public carpark behind the property, taking the usual precaution of leaving the hatchcover, glovebox etc open to show there was nothing in the car, and it was unharmed and safe.

  • Stayed October 2011, 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Launceston, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

We stayed at this B& B for 1 night and found the owner spoke very quick French continually, despite the fact we cannot speak any french. She made no effort to communicate with us. She was not very welcoming. The toilet systern would not fill up in room 5. The decor was a bit tired. On a positive note the bathrooms were big and the beds were comfortable and it was a beautiful house, situated close to everything in Bayeux. It was a lovely town and it was nice to be in the middle of this lovely town.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1 Boulevard Sadi Carnot, 14400 Bayeux, France
Location: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Calvados > Bayeux
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #15 of 28 B&Bs / Inns in Bayeux
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Art Deco villa built in 1937, right in historic center of Bayeux. Next to train station, museums, restaurants and place du Québec (tours pick up place). Some rooms with Cathedral view and private balcony. ... more   less 
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