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Veinat de Sant Miquel de Pineda, 17174 Sant Feliu de Pallerols Spain
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 02/09/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 02/09/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Sant Feliu de Pallerols
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La Rectoria de Sant Miquel de Pineda is a lovingly restored, family run, 12th century rectory set in La Garrotxa Volcanic Natural Park, on the southern edge of the Pyrenees 45 minutes north west from Girona. At La Rectoria we offer uncomplicated hospitality and comfort in the relative privacy, peace and quiet of our woodland setting. Our guest house is situated on the via verde cycle path 15km south of Olot and 85km from the Costa Brava and the town of Sant Feliu de Guixols. Set in a large garden with a swimming pool. There is also a small patio between the house and the chapel of Sant Miquel where you can sit, relax, read and enjoy an aperitif. The house has 7 ensuite (showers only) bedrooms, two lounges, one with a TV and two spacious halls. Free wifi is available. The dining room gives guests a wonderful view down the Vall d'Hostales where breakfast and dinner are served. At breakfast as well as teas, coffee and freshly squeezed orange juice and the Catalan breakfast of 'pa i tomaquet' (toast with tomato), there is a buffet of local cheeses and cured meats, homemade sponge and cereals. All the jams and marmalades are homemade and there is the additional option of our 'Egg Menu'.....scrambled, boiled, poached and more! In the evening we serve a fixed 3 course menu (24€) using local produce where ever possible. All of the dishes are freshly prepared, reflecting a mix of the culinary styles of Catalonia and Scotland, the owner/chef's home, with a number of the desserts being classic puddings and all the ice creams homemade. All of our wines are Catalan. A bar menu is available and we stock a good selection of Scottish whiskies. We can arrange bike hire and for these to be delivered to the house and we are happy to assist our guests with advice on activities and things to visit, see and do in the surrounding area.
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HPValdeolivas wrote a review Aug 2020
Badalona, Spain11 contributions9 helpful votes
I never write reviews of the places we stay but this year is different. We didn’t want to go through the hassle of flying or driving and wanted to relax and recover from confinement and overworking during the pandemic:We were burned out. We picked La Rectoria because it seemed unusual enough to be interesting and the website claimed that the kitchen was superb. The first part is true and the second bit about the kitchen is an understatement. We took the bus to Sant Miquel de Pineda, in the heat of Catalonia , the volcanic region of La Garrotxa and walked a few minutes through the field to La Rectoria. We stayed five days . It’s the priest’s old living quarters and a small chapel, we were delighted already. The 800 year old building has been lovingly restored, using many original elements from long ago and classic local materials, the bed was very comfortable and the bathroom was very pleasant with fluffy towels (wrapped in a bow!) and fragrant organic soap. The place was spotless. We walked everywhere and visited the neighbouring towns, craters, springs in the mountains and wandered around the old thoroughfare where the train used to pass years ago: now reconditioned for walking and cycling. There’s a nice little pool too. We must have done 20 kilometres a day and that made us hungry. I can’t think of any other place I’ve ever been to where the food was this good. To call La Rectoria a bed and breakfast is selling it short: the dinners we're spectacular, gourmet cuisine. I’ve rarely eaten better and I come from a restaurant family and am picky. Whatever we ate: chicken, beef, fish, cheeses and salads was superbly prepared, with a nice presentation: the perfect balance between unpretentious home cooking with five star gourmet cuisine. I was so excited, I stopped checking the blackboard menu to see what Chef Roy was cooking up: I just wanted the surprise. The greatest surprise were the desserts, they were some of the best I can remember having:I remember the lemon merengue pie, sticky toffee pudding and the rhubarb pie: just first rate. La Rectoria is run by a very nice couple, you see Roy is a Scot, (his wife Goretti is Catalana, so right there, you have an interesting mix) and together with their son and a cleaning lady, run La Rectoria. They we're charming, discreet, attentive and funny. Honestly, I was chocked up when we left. We relaxed, unwound and recharged our batteries, we walked and talked and laughed and slept and ate and relaxed. What a jewel.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Responded Oct 23, 2020
Thank you so much HPValdeolivas, thank you so much for your review. We really enjoy what we do and we are very happy to share this family adventure and this beatiful area with all our guest. Thank again and we hope you can visit us again in the near future, Goretti & Roy
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FirstFam wrote a review Oct 2019
Lawrence, Kansas14 contributions6 helpful votes
Roy and Gorita are the perfect hosts. They make you feel like part of the family. They have lovingly restored the old rectory and the rooms are very accommodating. Roy is the chef and our dinner of sea bream was amazing. Highly recommend.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from LaRectoriaSantMiquel, Owner at La Rectoria de Sant Miquel de Pineda
Responded Oct 16, 2019
Thank you FistFam for your words. We were delighted to have you with us and to be able to share our home with you. We hope you come back to visit us in the future. Best wishes Goretti
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Kathleen wrote a review Oct 2019
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We had a peaceful stay here and enjoyed the amazing hospitality of the hosts Goretti and Roy. They are so nice and helpful, and prepare excellent food also! They did an exceptional job restoring the Rectoria to make it modern but keep the original charm and features. Very convenient location to Olot. The one downside is that the rooms were very plain and the bed was very hard and uncomfortable for me. However, after talking to Goretti it was clear this was done intentionally to fit with the more plain nature of Rectoria so I didn't mind too much. Overall a great stay.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Room Tip: Don't forget your toiletries, only the most basic soap is provided
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Response from LaRectoriaSantMiquel, Owner at La Rectoria de Sant Miquel de Pineda
Responded Oct 16, 2019
Thank you KathleenPHL for your words, it was lovely having you with us for a few days and been able to share our home with you. I understand your comment about the rooms and you are right all was done to let the house show its charm. This is a very special building with a long history and We are always delighted to share it with our guests. Thank you again and We hope to see you again in the future. Best wishes, Goretti
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lrc47 wrote a review Sep 2019
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom1 contribution
The property was beautifully restored in a simple but quality manner, totally in character with its environment.  The place oozes with charm and informality, totally reflected by its owners who are always available with a smile and make time to talk and offer advice of where to go. Their friendly manner rubs off so all guests feel so comfortable and chat - a home away from home where you can't help but relax. Why would you get in a car to search for an evening meal when a beautifully presented and cooked meal is offered on site?  Breakfast was also simple local foods, with lots of home made goodies.  A wonderful stay with lovely hosts! Evening meal menu on board for following night looked equally tempting.  Could have easily stayed longer!   This is not a place for fussy eaters as there is no choice of menu.  Not a problem for us.  Am sure that prior notice of any allergies would have been considered.  Don't expect a restaurant choice - but you are guaranteed great cooking! Informal and very pleasurable. with exceptional hosts.  Would definitely return.  
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Responded Oct 16, 2019
Thank you very much Irc47, it was great to have you with us for a few days. We were delighted to share our home with you and to share this special place. Thank you for enjoying Roy's food. Please come back any time we will be delighted to have you back. Best wishes Goretti
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rubywedding_12 wrote a review Sep 2019
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom2 contributions
La Rectoria certainly lived up to its glowing reviews. We wanted a relaxing break, with good food, and Ray and Goretti have created the perfect venue for just that. Roy's welcome on arrival instantly made us feel at home. Roy and Goretti are a great team and excellent hosts, and gave us good tips about places to see and things to do. La Rectoria has been beautifully renovated and converted into a peaceful haven, yet it's easily accessible. Our room was very spacious with a large bathroom and views over the cycleway. Roy's meals were delicious and of a very high standard. We thoroughly enjoyed it all and hope to return.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Responded Sep 28, 2019
Thank you rubywedding_12 for your words, it was a pleasure for us to welcome you to our home and we hope you can visit us again in the near future. Best wishes Goretti & Roy
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$108 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
SpainCataloniaProvince of GironaSant Feliu de Pallerols
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about La Rectoria de Sant Miquel de Pineda
Which popular attractions are close to La Rectoria de Sant Miquel de Pineda?
Nearby attractions include La Fageda d'en Jorda (3.5 miles), Cooperativa la Fageda (3.0 miles), and Volcan Croscat (4.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at La Rectoria de Sant Miquel de Pineda?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at La Rectoria de Sant Miquel de Pineda?
Top room amenities include a view of a nearby landmark, a view of the mountains, and a walk-in shower.
What food & drink options are available at La Rectoria de Sant Miquel de Pineda?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at La Rectoria de Sant Miquel de Pineda?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to La Rectoria de Sant Miquel de Pineda?
Conveniently located restaurants include Casa De Curry, Font Moixina Restaurant, and Restaurant l'Hostalet.
Are there opportunities to exercise at La Rectoria de Sant Miquel de Pineda?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at La Rectoria de Sant Miquel de Pineda?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Italian, and Catalan.
Are there any historical sites close to La Rectoria de Sant Miquel de Pineda?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Ermita De Sant Miquel Del Corb (3.1 miles).