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Hotel Restaurant Le Commerce
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Amou
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“Brilliant dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2011

Stayed one night whilst on a cycling holiday with friends. We arrived at 1500 to discover the hotel didn't open till 1800, but the tourist board got in touch with the owner who soon appeared to welcome us in. That's what I call good customer service.

Accommodation fine though nothing special, but the meal in the restaurant was about the best on our trip. Absolutely excellent French provincial cooking - what a find!

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with friends
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2011

We dined at Madame Darracq's restaurant and it was superb experience. Sensational service and outstanding food. Highly recommended. It's a long way from Australia but we will be back!!

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2011

I have known this hotel for years, having stayed there first in 1997 just prior to moving to the area. For 12 years the restaurant became our 'local canteen'. Since I have moved to another part of SW France 100kms away, it has become a base for visiting friends in the area.

You can be assured of a very warm welcome from Sylvie Darracq and her team, some of whom have never worked for anyone but 'the family'. The rooms have been beautifully updated over the past few years and are now well above the standard one would normally expect from a small country hotel, and at around 70€ are excellent value.

The restaurant is run with loving care by Sylvie's husband, Jean-Jacques. The menu is what I would describe as 'sophisticated regional'. Lots of foie gras and duck, but a wide choice of other things as well - the Rouget is to die for as is the chocolate Mousse! Everything is locally sourced wherever possible. Totally unpretentious, and the set menu at 15€ represents excellent value. Good wine list - go for the local wines especially the Tursan. If you like Armagnac, ask for their 'house' variety which you can't buy elsewhere.

Le Commerce has been in the same family for over 200 years and it shows! Situated in a lovely little-known area in the southern Landes called la Chalosse it has everything. Peaceful village which offers the best of French village life including a fun Sunday market and very lively fêtes in the summer, loads to do and see in the area, and a little further afield, only about an hour and a half away from both the mountains and the sea. But don't tell everyone, or next time we won't get a room!

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Restaurant Le Commerce
Address: place de la poste, 40330 Amou, France
Location: France > Nouvelle-Aquitaine > Landes > Amou
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Amou
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Restaurant Le Commerce 2*
Number of rooms: 38
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel welcomes you in its 15 rooms(chambers) 2 stars. You will live(lie) in a quiet and sophisticated(refined) frame(executive) where the pleasure to receive is perceptible. Chalosse, hilly and standing of various botanical species, contrasts with the big forest of pines. Come to get fresh ideas to Amou, land of plenty, at one o'clock of the sea and the mountain where from the escape towards the coast(rib), Spain and Pyrenees is easy(well-to-do). " A name since five generations ... " A magic place where Sylvie, Jean-Jacques and their team welcome you in hosts. Very quickly, you will feel comfortable, almost as at your home(with you). Here the atmosphere is friendly, the permanent smile, and user-friendliness(conviviality) rhymes with simplicity. An authentic and generous cooking(kitchen) will be served to you in a warm, outside(terrace) frame(executive) the summer and in the corner(place) ... more   less 
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