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“A very comfortable B&B with history” 5 of 5 stars
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7 rue de la Liberation, 14114 Ver-sur-Mer, France   |  
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Ranked #2 of 3 Ver-sur-Mer B&B and Inns
Grass Valley, California
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“A very comfortable B&B with history”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2011

Wonderful hosts in a beautiful and historic setting. Jean Pierre will regale you with a very interesting history going back centuries and and more recent incidents during WW II. Homemade jams and jellies were a highlight of a delicious breakfast. Wished our stay had been longer. Be sure to visit the Museum off the town square, it is very well put together.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
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Harrogate, Yorkshire
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2011

Previous reviews say it all. It's just the lovliest house, with the lovliest hosts. Wish we could have stayed longer. Six of us from B.C.. Canada and Harrogate.

Stayed September 2011, traveled with family
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2011

One of the best B&B that I have stayed at. The owners are wonderful, caring and very warm.
A must stay at.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
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Grass Valley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2011

The proprietors Josette and Jean Pierre are in a class very few people achieve. From the very first minute we arrived, we were treated as family. The Inn and surrounding areas are rich in history, that is explained in detail by Jean Pierre. The breakfasts are delicious, especially Josset's home made jams.
The rooms are very well appointed, immaculate bathrooms, comfortable beds and very relaxing grounds. Anyone who does not stay at this Inn is missing out on a great experience.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
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Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

Josette and Jean Pierre are the most perfect hosts. From the moment we arrived (wine and cheese and chocolates!) to our final breakfast of freshly baked casserole and homemade jams and marmalades, we felt as though we were visiting the home of friends. I highly recommend Castel Provence for a long weekend in Normandy. The location is perfect for visiting the Normandy beaches and museums and Mont St. Michel.

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled as a couple
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

We stayed at Castel Provence while in Normandy during a two week tour of France. It was far and away the highlight of our trip. Josette and Jean-Pierre, the proprietors, were exceptionally warm and lovely people. They advised us on our day trips around Normandy, suggesting the best times to visit certain sites, directing us to the most interesting ones and the most convenient parking lots, and helping to ensure that we made the best of our time. They helped us with restaurant reservations, and made our inability to speak French far less of an obstacle than it otherwise would have been. Immediately on our arrival, they invited us to share an apertif and some local delicacies. We shared stories and learned much about the history and culture of Ver sur Mer, Provence, and all of France. Each morning they served us elaborate and delicious breakfasts with local specialties and Josette's own outstanding jams. Their home is beautiful and the guest rooms immaculate, with all modern conveniences. When we had an incident with our passports at the end of our stay, Josette and Jean-Pierre went far out of their way to help us. All in all, I cannot recommend Castel Provence more highly. It is a truly beautiful place.

Thank you Josette and Jean-Pierre. We hope to see you again soon.

Michael and Jessica (from New York)

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
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BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2011

We were traveling with our 13 year old granddaughter, and had the garden suite. It was perfect for the three of us. The hosts made us feel part of their family. Both nights, we had picnic suppers out on their beautiful lawn. It's such a quiet, peaceful place. Thank you, Josette and Jean Pierre!
Grant, Louise & Vanessa
BC Canada

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
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Additional Information about Castel Provence

Address: 7 rue de la Liberation, 14114 Ver-sur-Mer, France
Location: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Calvados > Ver-sur-Mer
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Ver-sur-Mer
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Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An 18th century manorhouse, situated in a park full of trees and flowers.Pleasant and comfortable 2 rooms.Delicious breakfasts with more types of homemade jam to choose.Internet in the rooms.Private car park ... more   less 
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Castel Provence Ver-Sur-Mer, France - Normandy

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