We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Gites de Brives

Show Prices
GreenLeadersGold level
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Gites de Brives
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

42 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 41: English reviews
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed for a total of 11 days, one night B&B, a week in Le Figuier, and a further three nights in the B&B with our daughters aged 19 and 17. We had a wonderful time and Phil and Glyn were the perfect hosts. The gite is really lovely, spotlessly clean and very well equipped. A welcome pack with all... More 

Helpful?
Thank susanj727
Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Le Marronnier for 2 weeks at the end of July/early August. We're a family of four with 2 children aged 18 and 15. We had a very relaxing holiday which was just what was needed as we had all had a very busy previous 6 months! When we arrived, we had a lovely welcome from Glyn and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Lawrence_Sz
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for four weeks with Phil and Glyn and had a really enjoyable time in this very quiet part of France. Close to Cognac town and an hour from the beaches. We stayed in La Grange, a three bedroom semi-detached gite which was spacious and very clean and tidy with all mod cons, British TV channels from Sky, good... More 

Helpful?
Thank fredblogs123
Zug, Switzerland
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Phil and Glyn are the perfect hosts - always friendly, helpful and accommodating to the point of booking us a meal at an excellent local restaurant for our first night in case we needed it - which we did as we were exhausted after a long drive. They were always available to recommend interesting and beautiful places to visit which... More 

Helpful?
Thank clareann04
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

We booked the family holiday hoping for a perfect break, and we weren't disappointed. Glyn and Phil were great hosts from when we arrived until we headed home. The Gite was perfect, surrounded by fields of Sunflowers and Vineyards, the pool was as mentioned in other reviews spotlessly clean and warm. Many interesting places to visit in the area, great... More 

Helpful?
Thank Rob S
Buckingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We are a family of 5 with 3 kids 10 years old and under and this was the first time we'd gone for a gite family holiday where there were other gites and families as we normally tent to stay in a self catering place on our own, with a group of friends or a hotel. We found the whole... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Ive33
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Made so welcome from the start, we were delighted by all aspects of this holiday and gite! Phil and Glyn are perfect hosts who cannot help enough, yet have the knack of showing up only when you need them. They provide a lovely box of food on arrival - teabags, coffee, milk, bread, local butter, wine and a delicious pot... More 

Helpful?
Thank mariesch2015
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We stayed in the Studio flat in July and were pleasantly surprised as it was nicer than in the video, and the views from the windows were much greener. We found it well equipped and comfortable and we had plenty of space for 2. The fly screens on the windows are a real boon! We didn’t miss an oven and... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank David M
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful week in very relaxing surroundings! Lots to do in the area. Close to Cognac and Saintes as well as the coast. The gite was beautiful - kids loved the pool. Lots of space to run around. Phil and Glyn were very friendly and helpful, giving advice on local events, restaurants etc. We also loved the croissants in the morning!

Helpful?
Thank lynnmonty
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We have just returned home from an excellent holiday at Gites de Brives. Although we had viewed the video tour that Phil has posted online, we still found that our gite (Le Figuier) and the grounds as a whole far exceeded our expectations. Phil and Glynn were perfect hosts, they are always available when required but also go out of... More 

Helpful?
Thank CraigN83
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

64 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (11)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
0:48
Videos (4)
Viewed
Other (3)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (53)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (5)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (31)
Viewed
Dining (9)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Other (5)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Cognac
6.5 mi away
Quai des Pontis
Quai des Pontis
#2 of 10 in Cognac
4.5 of 5 stars 160 reviews
6.7 mi away
Hotel Francois Premier
Hotel Francois Premier
#1 of 10 in Cognac
4.5 of 5 stars 175 reviews
8.3 mi away
L'Yeuse
L'Yeuse
#1 of 4 in Chateaubernard
4.5 of 5 stars 215 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
6.5 mi away
Hotel l'Oliveraie
Hotel l'Oliveraie
#4 of 10 in Cognac
4.0 of 5 stars 74 reviews
7.5 mi away
Domaine du Breuil
Domaine du Breuil
#5 of 10 in Cognac
4.0 of 5 stars 171 reviews
6.4 mi away
Ibis Cognac
Ibis Cognac
#7 of 10 in Cognac
3.5 of 5 stars 195 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
GreenLeadersGold level
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gites de Brives - luxury family-friendly gites (& B&B). We live surrounded by vineyards, sunflowers and swathes of wild flowers in the pretty village of Brives sur Charente, bordering the majestic Charente. Our luxury family-friendly gites are 10 mins from Cognac, sharing exclusive use of a large swimming pool, children's play area, boule court, volley-ball/badminton, table-tennis, football goal and gym in 6 acres (bikes for hire). Enjoy! All gites are well-equipped and have large, private patios with outside furniture and BARBQs for dining alfresco. All gites have have fast and free internet plus UK satellite TV )(Freeview). Share the tranquility and the wonderful climate of the Charente Maritime - relax in an idyllic, rural setting in Poitou-Charentes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gites de Brives

Address: 23 route des Romains | Brives sur Charente, 17800 Cognac, France
Location: France > Poitou-Charentes > Charente > Cognac
Price Range: $50 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Gites de Brives reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay