This is a very very small town in a beautiful setting. The hotel is directly on a bay, although at low tide you couldn't ever see the water. It's was the strangest and most beautiful place on our trip. We were greeted on arrival and since our room wasn't yet finished we were treated to a drink in their garden area.
The room is very, very basic. I was glad I had my own hair dryer, this was the only hotel of many we stayed at in France that didn't provide one in the bathroom. Sadly my husband and I speak only the very basic French so we struggled communicating, but that is not the fault of the hotel. Whenever possible they asked the cook to come out and speak with us. But if you're going to this hotel be aware there is less English spoken here. It's possible there would be a hair dryer to borrow. Also the bathtub/shower wand was not great. If we stayed more than one night we would have needed help. We were in room #6. We also needed more than one extra pillow due to the sparse bed linens.
We had dinner in the restaurant and it was magnificent. I am not sure if there is another place for dinner in town and since we were on bicycles we didn't have any other option anyway. I have a fantasy that the young man who was preparing food was working in this remote place on his way up in the culinary world and we'd see him in the best restaurants on our next trip. While almost every morsel of food we ate in France was delicious and special, this was the best and most clearly using formal techniques.
Our only problem, due to our lack of French, was understand when the restaurant was open and when breakfast would be served. If there is any interest by the hotel to have an international audience, I would recommend they create a sheet of instructions in English for the room with basic information. We were up and ready for breakfast a few minutes before 8, which was actually late for us on this trip. My husband went down to investigate and the door to the restaurant was locked. It was finally opened at 8:30.
Overall, it was a very pleasant stay. The language barrier was the cause of the "problems" and the man running the hotel (owner?) was enthusiastic in trying to help us. The breakfast was lovely and I felt terrible that the morning started out rocky. I wouldn't hesitate to visit again, this time after learning more French.
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