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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay was great, the Hotel itself and the restaurant are fantastic! Very friendly personnel and Chef, convenient parking, mid-sized pool - everything was great. Wish we could stay for more than one night.

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Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly, I would have expected much more given the price paid and especially given the relais & Chateaux membership. This brand should provide excellence in any detail but unfortunately this is not the case of such structure.

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Thank Roberto A
Bonneetape04, Propriétaire at La Bonne Etape, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you first of all for good marks on cleanliness and bedding on this site I understand your disappointment must be so huge for sending an advice both to Relais & Châteaux (I personally received a copy of it) and Tripadvisor (public advice) together but a little puzzling because of the very different marks on each site considering... More 

Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed here many times with my wife, and many times with my teen age and now adult children. The gastronomic restaurant is famous for hundreds of kilometers in all directions for good reason - it is wonderful. On this trip my foodie son and I ate at a famous, more expensive gastronomic restaurant in Nice two evenings before... More 

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Evanston, Illinois, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at La Bonne Etape. This is a 5 star accommodation as far as we are concerned; not a 4 star. It was attractive and very restful. The rooms are decorated in what I would call "French country" which was just fine with us. If you are looking for sleek and modern, go elsewhere. The team... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To spend the weekends or holidays in this beautiful chateau is the best present you can make for yourself, for your beloved or for you family. Be sure that you will wake up in the morning hearing the singing of the little birds and when you open the window the morning sun will meet you there with spectacular view!! I... More 

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Penshurst, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Our experience was very different to that of the previous reviewer - do not be fooled by first impressions. We had a charming welcome from the girl at reception, who showed us to our somewhat old fashioned, but very clean and comfortable room. On walking round the rather wild garden, the owner,Michelin starred chef, Monsieur Jany Gleize, introduced himself and... More 

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Bonneetape04, Propriétaire at La Bonne Etape, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for taking time to share your view on this site, on behalf of my team and myself. Please allow me to apologise for not answering before : I was writing a book “La Bonne Etape Jany Gleize” explaining the history of our four generation run family house and this took me a lot of time. It... More 

Salisbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

My overall scoring for the hotel is based on the package that we booked, namely room + breakfast + "Gourmet Menu with wines throughout". This was 489 Euros so not cheap for an overnight stay but since it was a 1 star Michelin restaurant and my wife's birthday, I felt happy with it when booking. The hotel and the room... More 

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Bonneetape04, Propriétaire at La Bonne Etape, responded to this review

Dear Madam, dear Sir, Thank you for granting us of your first advice on this site, despite your long practice of Michelin starred restaurants in France (do not they deserve a good word of yours ? I am certain they will like to read your satisfaction), and for taking time to say you were happy with the hotel and service.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Like others, I will rave about this place, which actor George Clooney called "an oasis." The attentive service, the location, the lovely pool, and of course the food from its one-star Michelin restaurant -- all wonderful. Our room was charming, with a view to the hills. A place to relax and to experience the best that Provence offers.

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Bonneetape04, Propriétaire at La Bonne Etape, responded to this review

Dear Madam, My brilliant team and myself are proud to read your comment posted on this site. Our aim is to share the best of Haute Provence, and I am happy to know you enjoyed it. Château Arnoux is a centre place to discover the surrounding bewildering places in Haute Provence, you are right. I hope we will have soon... More 

BARNSLEY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

From the arrival to the departure a perfect experience! Jany, his family & staff have an excellent Place to stay , relax and pile on the pounds in the superb restaurant. Pool side brill, Room Excellent old fashioned but worked, lovely view of gardens and Pool. Lesson in Gardens and Kitchen well worth taking the time out of the holiday,... More 

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Bonneetape04, Propriétaire at La Bonne Etape, responded to this review

Dear Nicola and Phil, if you please allow me, It was a real pleasure sharing some time with you during you staying with us. May I take advantage of your comment to stress this point and address you a compliment : you were very good, I mean in the frame of mind to appreciate what was proposed to you :... More 

Bracknell, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We stayed for one night (regrettably) in July during a 14 night Spanish/French road trip in properties ranging from Relais & Chateaux to Campanile, so this review is relatively objective. The hotel is located just off the main road and has it's own car park just across the street. Chateaux Arnoux itself doesn't have a lot to recommend it, with... More 

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Bonneetape04, Propriétaire at La Bonne Etape, responded to this review

Dear Madam, dear Sir, My brilliant team and myself thank you for taking so much time to share your opinion about our house. The description and details are so nice and accurate, thank you. Thank you for Michelin. Thank you for your suggestion about the fence : you are right, it will be improved. It is also a real pleasure... More 

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La Bonne Etape
La Bonne Etape
Cuisines: French, European
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Additional Information about La Bonne Etape

Address: Chemin du Lac, 04160 Chateau-Arnoux, France
Location: France > Provence > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Chateau-Arnoux
Price Range: $220 - $577 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — La Bonne Etape 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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