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Hotel de France

Cours Joseph Raynaud, 11230, Chalabre, France
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

.Not very attractive outside. Inside v.plain but also v.friendly and welcoming. Mix of locals and English tourists. Lunchtime set menu excellent for the price. Looking forward to going again. Very nice waiter with excellent English...............from Norwich, as it turns out.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We stayed at this hotel for 4 nights as it's a good location for visiting Carcassonne, Foix and Mirepoix. The room badly needed decorating, there was a TV (French only), no hairdryer. It's also a restaurant/bar, Didier the Manager is very pleasant, he is the Chef, we had 2 evening meals which were excellent, couldn't fault the cooking or portion... More 

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Aruba
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

My wife and I ate here recently. The experience was quite enjoyable and the food was excellent. The dishes reflect the local cuisine quite nicely and many of the ingredients are locally sourced. There is also an extensive list of local wines that are highlighted by their postal codes so that you can identify exactly where they are from......a very... More 

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

This is the worst Hotel I stayed at during a 3 week tour of France. I was here with a bike group. It is really the only hotel in Chalabre. The town looks like its dying & half the buildings are vacant. The showers were lukewarm & the food was medicore at best. The attitude of the woman that runs... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We really enjoyed our stay here: Didier was charming and did everything possible to make us comfortable. We very much enjoyed dinner in the terrace and had a good night's rest in our spotlessly clean room. Excellent value!

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merci d' avoir apprécier notre accueil ainsi que notre cuisine Cordialement More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

First Of all THE woman Working there ( also owner of THE place).. She is really really frustrated!! She does not know that we are just clients And she Shoud be a bit normal .. Let s not say Nice to her costumers that whould be to mutch for her.. I went there to eat with my family And my... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I've been visiting this restaurant for more than 12 years and the only time i've ever been disappointed is when it is closed. Fresh food, locally sourced wherever possible by the experienced managing couple who really know their trade. The menu is varied and superbly cooked following the regional cuisine with a few extras! It certainly helps if you can... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

It did not matter that the food at this place was good, the attitude of the woman there was appalling, she does not deserve our well earned cash being spent at her place. Do not go.We will certainly be telling everyone this, she needs to change her attitude.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Severn of us enjoyed a wonderful 3 course lunch here last sunday. We ate outside on the small terrace at the front of the hotel and Marielle worked very hard ( on her own) to serve us and another twelve or so guests. Didier ( presume her partner) is the chef and this is very much a 2 -person show.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I can confirm all previous reviews but would like to add that Madame speaks wonderful French which I could perfectly understand although this is only my third language and she had a lot of patience with me when I cobbled together my French sentences. She also changed the booking to accommodate my adult daughter. However, what we missed more was... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The property is located in the heart of a small village where life is good. The hotel is a 2 **, to provide customers a terrace bar and a restaurant with a renowned cuisine serving regional dishes with fresh products, you will discover the subtle flavors The Wi-Fi is free throughout the hotel. Room facilities: 140-bed, telephone, flat screen TV 80 cm, double glazed window, the bathroom is equipped with shower, WC, products home towels and bath towels are at your provision. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel de France

Address: Cours Joseph Raynaud, 11230, Chalabre, France
Location: France > Languedoc-Roussillon > Aude > Chalabre
Price Range: $69 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel de France 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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