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“Nice characterful building” 3 of 5 stars
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Hotel Chateau De Bellefontaine
Ranked #9 of 23 Hotels in Bayeux
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52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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“Nice characterful building”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

A very nice character building in beautiful grounds that are a stone throw from town. Just what you would want to find in France. I'm sure a German high ranking officer would have occupied it in the 2nd World War. A statue of Eisenhower was on a roundabout just around the corner. The windows were about 6 feet tall and had to be opened all along the centre vertical for ventilation. My toilet had no ventilation other than the room itself so my partner and I kept nipping downstairs.
The location was excellent for eating out in Bayeux which is a charming town with lovely restaurants. The D Day landing beaches and cemeteries are all within easy reach. A very good location.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Spalding, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

If you want a quiet and very comfortable hotel ,family owned with great food and service at a sensible price this is the place to be. Ideal for visiting the D day landing sites and very close to Bayeaux
Its down as a 3 star but better than some 4 star hotels and much more emjoyable than those belonging to a chain.
Highly recommended

Room Tip: I was with party of 4 and mine and all other rooms very nice
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Estes Park, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

My family stayed in the delux family room which sleeps 5 for one night. There were 4 of us and the room was very spacious. Two floors, a king sized bed, a single bed, a pull out couch, two bathrooms (but only one toilet). Reception was efficient. The hotel is located just outside of Bayeux. It took us about 10 minutes to reach town centre walking. The hotel is on beautiful manicured grounds. I would stay here again if I returned with a group.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Alabama
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54 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

My wife and I stayed two nights at the Chateau in May, 2012 and found this place to be very quiet and peaceful as well as cordial and classy. The Chateau is located outside historic Bayeax France surrounded by woods and a beautiful lake in front. The food is excellent and the service is very good. Nothing like sitting on a bench by the lake at sundown with a glass of wine watching the beautiful Swans navigating the lake. The Chateau is in close proximity to the Normandy beach battlefields, the famous Bayeux tapestry, and other historic sites. I would highly recommend this Chateau for anyone near Bayeux, France. We certainly enjoyed our stay there and hope to return.

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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Have meant to write this for some time but not gotten around to it.
Our stay with another family couple last September (2011) was our 4th time at this beautiful establishment over the past 10 years or so.
We keep coming back simply because the place is so calm and relaxing.
We have seen several changes over the years, including the renovation of the stables into duplexes- somewhere, I admit, I would not prefer to stay given the beautiful chateau itself.
Contrary to what some other reviewers have said, I find the normal receptionist (Laurent ) extremely charming and pleasant and although her English is about as good as my French, we manage to communicate and have never had any issues with getting something if we ask in a polite way.

I do wonder about those who complain about such things as slow Internet speed, tv reception etc- heavens above, what were you thinking when choosing an old Chateau?

Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
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Toronto
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights in August. As soon as we drove in, I was impressed with the lovely grounds- meandering river, swans and lots of flowers. Our room was on a corner in the main chateau and had beautiful views. The bathroom was large.
The town of Bayeaux is about a 20 minute walk - and wonderful to explore on foot.
Would love to go back!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Reception was efficient but not especially friendly. The room was at the top of the hotel and although of a good size was not particularly comfortable. Opening the toilet door to be confronted by a mosquito which I then spent half an hour hunting down was not the best start to the evening. Various other small bugs discovered on the wallpaper - other guests had clearly felt that the invertebrate intruders should not be permitted to spend a night without paying their 130 euros! The "peaceful" grounds lie between Bayeux's ring road and railway line. Whilst it was very quiet at night it isn't quite the idyllic haven that the photos suggest and it is a reasonable hike into the town - made more difficult by the lack of proper paving on the side of the ring road which is finished with sharp gravel. There may well be a short cut but I wasn't about to go looking for it when dinner was required. Perhaps we should have asked for advice on how to get into the town more easily. Breakfast was disappointing. The table next to ours was having trouble getting their eggs to boil as the boiler hadn't been switched on. There was some bacon encrusted to the serving tray looking unappetising. When the serving staff replenished the bacon, she added a mere two pieces which we think had been requested by some other guests. Tea arrived as a pot of hot water into which we had to place our own teabags. This was not a great effort but when the pot was placed on the table the waitress had said it was tea and we hadn't realised until we went to pour that in fact we had to brew our own. Unlike Hotel le Bayeux in the town, the customer service element here is sadly lacking. It's trading on its location, which whilst pleasant is nowhere near as lovely as its made out to be. I should give a special mention though to the chap who brought us afternoon tea. It may have been expensive but at least he was cheerful and helpful!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars
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Property: Hotel Chateau De Bellefontaine
Address: 49 rue Bellefontaine, 14400, Bayeux, France
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Location: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Calvados > Bayeux
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Romantic Hotel in Bayeux
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Chateau De Bellefontaine 4*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Here the life of the château can be experienced every day: wood panelling, fireplaces, mouldings. We have preserved the 18th century spirit which is carried through into our park with its 200-year-old trees. ... more   less 
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