The website for this location looks very professional and the photos look very inviting - http://www.chambres-d-hotes-la-mandarinette.com/en
However, it didn't take long for us to realise that a great amount of cleaning up of the property and cropping of photos had been done to make the setting look as slick and professional as it does on the website. The reality is quite different. We unfortunately neglected to take photos of the property to show it how it really is - we were so unimpressed and wanting to leave as soon as we got there that we didn't take any photos to remember the place by.
So, to our story.
We attempted to book via email, and thought we had a confirmed booking. Upon arrival, the lady running the B&B and living in the house to which the rooms are attached was in the pool, but came out to speak to us in her bikini and towel. Through a very difficult exchange involving those from our party who could speak a very small amount of French as... More