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“Best B&B EVER!” 5 of 5 stars
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Castel Provence
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
Hansville, Washington
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“Best B&B EVER!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

We stayed at Castel Provence for three nights in July. It was by far the best B&B we've every stayed at--in Europe and the USA. Josette and Jean-Pierre were so friendly and accomodating. We felt like we were part of the family. Breakfasts are served in their kitchen and shared with them and other guests staying there. The breakfasts are out of this world with fresh baked goods, homemade jams and jellies, fruit, yogurt, tea and coffee. Nobody left hungry. Josette is as sweet as the marmelade she makes and thought of EVERY single detail in our room. We stayed in the "Garden room " complete with kitchenette. Jean-Pierre knows everything about the area's history and will be more than happy to share it with you. We would go stay there in a heartbeat.

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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Shannon, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

The room was tranquil and equipped with everything that you could want. the gardens are fantastic.Josette is the perfect lady who can't do enough to help. Jean-pierre's knowledge of the d-day landings is amazing as well as his almost perfect english. breakfast was lovely and we especially enjoyed the variety of Josette's delicious home-made marmalades and jams.we will definitley return.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with family
    • 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
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Grass Valley, California
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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
    • 5 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
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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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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
    • 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
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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
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
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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
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
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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
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Ver-sur-Mer
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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 
Also Known As:
Castel Provence Ver-Sur-Mer, France - Normandy

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