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“French hospitality at its best”
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Le Clos d'Argenson
Ranked #2 of 23 Bergerac B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Sydney, Australia
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“French hospitality at its best”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for three nights and this was the highlight of our trip to France. The owners make it so special. Bergerac is a lovely little town and the Saturday markets were wonderful. This is a great spot to base yourself and explore the region. We headed off to Sarlat one day by train which was fantastic. The downstairs rooms we stayed in were more like an apartment with an entire separate sitting room. Everything has been decorated so thoughtfully and beautifully. Upstairs there is another beautiful common sitting room as well which is stunning. Breakfast was held in a gorgeous dining room and I can see how in summer it would be fantastic to eat on the balcony. It was very clean and the linens and the pillows were incredible.

The reason this was the highlight of our trip as I said were the owners. Pascal is a terrific fellow and really made our stay. We loved talking to him and he is very quick and really funny. Amazing English! However, he doesn't intrude in the slightest, we were the ones who kept holding him up as he was just such good company. We learnt more from him re French customs and culture than anywhere else during our stay. He picked us up from the station and dropped us back when time to go. Laurence is a lovely person too, so kind and thoughtful. Just stay here and get to know the Dordogne, you will not regret it. Thanks Pascal and Laurence - Doreen and David, Sydney Australia

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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LBA33, Propriétaire at Le Clos d'Argenson, responded to this review, April 10, 2013
Dear Doreen and David,

Sorry to reply so late to your tripadvisor review with our not so good english !!

It was a real pleasure to read your so nice message; we are happy that you enjoyed your stay in Bergerac, and in our B&B.
Weather was not as nice as Australia's, for swimming in the pool !!
We are so glad you liked our house.

Best wishes
Laurence and Pascal AMELOT
Le Clos d'Argenson - Bergerac
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2012

The pictures look good on the website - but it's even better when you visit. This is a recently opened Maison D'hotes and so much nicer than many French hotels we have visited. Beautiful, spacious rooms with tea and coffee making facilities and well designed bathrooms. All the important details have been carefully thought through, from lovely beds with quality bed linen, to homemade jams to accompany the best breakfast I've ever had in France (homegrown fruits, local cheeses, artisan breads). This is a really peaceful and welcoming place, with tranquil garden and pool. Great location in central Bergerac (parking on-site), close to train station and the old town. Very hot when we visited Bergerac but the airy rooms remained cool.
Do go - Laurence and Pascal will make you very welcome and also give you any advice you need to enjoy your stay in Bergerac (they speak excellent English)
We will certainly return.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2012

It is easy to find cheaper places to stay but this is worth every penny! Four beautiful suites in a huge house right in the centre of the town, but peaceful and quiet and the garden at the back is secluded with a lovely swimming pool (pool towels are provided) Everywhere is spotlessly clean and well maintained. The beds are big and comfortable, with good pillows(unusual for France!), towels and bedding are top quality and all the fittings are in keeping with the era of the house. A kettle with range of different tea bags and instant coffee are provided, plus a hair drier in every room. Breakfast is served on the terrace overlooking the pool and garden, and comprises of bread, croissants, cereals, yogurt, fruit, cheeses and as much tea or coffee as you can drink. Parking is in the garden or in a garage at the back so is free and safe. The owners can not do enough to make your stay fantastic. Both speak wonderful English, book restaurants, advise on sight seeing and take you to their wine supplier to help you choose wines to take home. Bergerac is a beautiful old town so we will definitely return and next time stay for longer.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Le Clos d'Argenson

Property: Le Clos d'Argenson
Address: 99 rue Neuve D Argenson, 24100, Bergerac, France
Location: France > Nouvelle-Aquitaine > Dordogne > Bergerac
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Bergerac
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Beautiful fin du siècle town house with hidden garden and swimming pool in the heart of Bergerac. For you, every comfort along with all the charms of staying in town Charming B&B in the town house built in 1865, in the heart of Bergerac city center, with a secret garden and swimming pool. 4 luxury suites. In summer breakfasts served on the terrace overlooking the garden and the pool or in the larg dinning room.French billard, library, training room. Free WIFI access. Free private parking Restaurants, bars, shops 5 minutes walking. Buses station & railway station 5 minutes walking and 5 minutes driving to Bergerac airport. Only 40 minutes to Sarlat, and Saint Emilion, and 1 hour to Bordeaux and its vineyards ... more   less 
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