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“Very nice gite, very friendly hosts”
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24 reviews
The entrance to Le Coquelicot
Lounge area with comfortable seating
Plenty of room in the new kitchen and dining area
The main bedroom with king-size bed
The main bedroom
The twin room
The double bedroom
The shower room
Time for tea or coffee?
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The games room
The patio area
The above-ground pool
The rear garden
From the top of the garden
A nice spot to sit
The front garden
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3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Hambye, Manche, Basse-Normandie, Normandy

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Timmerman...
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
1 review
“Very nice gite, very friendly hosts”
Reviewed August 11, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We enjoyed a very nice, two-week family holiday in the Le Coquelicot-gite. The accommodation was very nice, it was clean and comfortable. For our four kids (ranging 4–12) there was very much to do in and outside the house. They particularly enjoyed the swimming pool and the games room. Anne and David are excellent hosts, who gave us good advice on things to do and see in the area. Nearby Hamby Abbey is a remarkable piece of historical heritage, as well as a lovely place for a walk around the countryside. Within the range of 30-60 minutes driving there are many other interesting destinations for a family outing. In short, we have greatly enjoyed our stay at La Maison Sanssoucis, and would recommend it without hesitation to others. Greetings, Timmerman family, Eindhoven, Netherlands

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Management Response
Aug 14, 2017
Thank you for your lovely review; we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. There is certainly a lot to do in the area and we enjoy sharing it with our guests. We have many blackberries in the hedges in the garden and we are looking forward to some jam-making (you have inspired us!). We hope to see you and your lovely family again some day.
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patgmac
Dublin, Ireland
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“An Excellent Gite in a Beautiful Countryside Setting”
Reviewed July 26, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Firstly, Anne-Marie and David, the owners of the gite were excellent hosts. They are friendly and helpful and more than happy to offer advice about places to visit and things to do. They take great pride in the upkeep of their property and the gardens and gites are really well maintained.

The Gite is located just outside the small hamlet of Le Guislain. It is a five minute drive from Hambye which has an excellent bakery and a couple of cafe-bars. The bigger market town of Percy is an easy 10 minute drive away and it has a supermarket, bakery, post office, etc. The nearest beaches are about 20 minutes away; the Normandy D-Day beaches approx one hour and the beautiful town of Bayeux, approx 55 minutes. In an area with so much to do Bayeux stands out as an excellent day trip. There are so many day trips one can do but the area of Le Guislain is also a lovely and quiet setting for strolls in the evening. Because of the absence of light pollution the night skies were especially impressive and we were fortunate enough to spot a couple of shooting stars.

The Gite was very clean on our arrival and equipped with all that a family of five could need for their stay. For entertainment there is French and UK satellite TV as well as a library of DVDs and books. There is also a games room and small above ground pool on site which will certainly keep the children entertained.

If you plan to visit the western Normandy I would recommend this accommodation without hesitation

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Management Response
Jul 26, 2017
Thank you so very much for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed yourselves. We completely agree about our location; we can't imagine living anywhere else.
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lemat947
Maisons-Alfort, France
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic service”
Reviewed June 19, 2017 for a stay in April 2017
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person found this review helpful

We came here for the first family holiday, with our 2 young kids. The idea was to get green and we couldn't have hoped anything better. We've had a great time. The weather was great so we could totally enjoy the massive garden. The kids enjoyed running around and played with the swing.
The house is really calm and peaceful. Very well equipped, even for small children.
Anne Marie was a fantastic host, very kind, always of great help and advice and she made our stay a complete success.
We'll come again for sure.

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Management Response
Jun 20, 2017
Thank you so very much for your lovely review; we loved having you to stay and are so pleased you had a good time. We hope to see you again soon.
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hcirBirmi...
birmingham uk
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great all round”
Reviewed July 31, 2016 for a stay in July 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Fantastic gite, in a great location fairly central for exploring the area. Everything is accommodated for and there will be nothing else that you will need.
Particular thanks to both Anne and David who made us feel so very welcome and are so passionate that their guests enjoy the time at their property.

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Traveling group: Teenagers
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Management Response
Aug 1, 2016
Thank you so very much for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you and your family back here soon. Good luck with exam results and future career choices!
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MarkusSV
Sydney
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great stay”
Reviewed July 15, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We had a great time despite no so now weather. The place is clean and cosy.
Can't faulty it really.
The hosts were great and very helpful. It was very easy to get to all the major attractions in the area from there.

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Management Response
Jul 16, 2016
It was a pity about the weather; the sun is shining brilliantly now. Thank you for taking the trouble to write a review and we hope to welcome you and your family back here again soon.
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CJMYORKS
UK
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Relaxing good acommodation, with everything you might need.”
Reviewed September 16, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Our second visit, and it is still as good as the first time. Everything you could want in the clean and well decorated accommodation. It’s a peaceful rural location ideal for touring the area, but also near to the coast for that ‘sea and sand fix ’ with helpful friendly owners you should try it. Also recommend it to any couples touring on a Motorbike.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
Sep 17, 2015
Thank you so much for your lovely review! It was an absolute pleasure to welcome you back and we look forward to seeing you again maybe next year!
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Krush1981
Colchester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Fantastic week away”
Reviewed August 20, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We have just returned from a wonderful week away at this fantastic gite. From the moment we booked Anne was great at communicating with me and answering all my many questions.

When we arrived both Anne and David were there to offer us a warm welcome and talk us through the gite. We found the gite to be very clean and comfortable with everything you could need inside. The kitchen is great with every appliance you would require and utensil.

The outside area is great and my three young girls loved the pool, games room and all the other sports equipment provided. My youngest especially loved the cat, Garfield!!

The area around is lovely, fab beaches 30mins away and the local town has a great bakery for fresh bread and croissants every day. There is so much around to do. Our weather was a little mixed but we found so much to do and see. Anne and David were great at advice as well

It was our 10th wedding anniversary while we were away which my eldest mentioned to Anne. We arrived home that night to a bottle of bubbles and balloons. Such a thoughtful gesture and sums up these lovely people.

We will definitely return and would recommend to anyone who would like a break in Normandy.

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Liked best: The area
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
Aug 21, 2015
Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are both so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us despite the weather. It is always good to know that we are able to reassure our guests and provide them with useful information before they arrive. We do hope you chose to visit us again; we think Garfield enjoyed the company...
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