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Can Torras rural retreat
Reviewed July 2, 2012

We had a wonderful week at Can Torras, it was a great start to our first family holiday as three. Some say holidays with a baby is normal liife In a more challengin environment but not at Can Torras. We left feeling rested and treated. The location in the hills was peaceful, after a morning on the beach we enjoyed reading in the hammocks in the middle of the day while our baby slept. We stayed in the cottage suit which gave us ample of room. As if all that wasn't enough the food was incredible, breakfast and a three course dinner under the pergola was great. A wonderful variety of meals, including some home comforts as well as lots of new flavours. Everything was so fresh and portions were very generous. Thank you so much for looking after us so well.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
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Thank Sarah M
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Management response:Responded July 3, 2012

Pleasure meeting you guys and I missed my morning wave to Martha next day. Perhaps she can come again when she is a bit bigger and help collect the eggs for her tortilla!

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Reviewed June 17, 2012

We stayed at Can Torras for 2 reasons. The first being that we had rented out our own home and were not returning to Holland. The second being our interest in ECO and the runnings of a home and business on a sustaining level. No pesticides, water management, fair treatment of animals, etc. Our dog was welcome and we were pleased with the size of the accommodation and the kindness of our hostess Karen. She serves great breakfasts and is very attentive. We definitely would recommend Can Torras to anyone looking for an interesting place to stay.

Room Tip: We slept in the annex with our dog Jake. It was clean and had everything needed to make a warm drink...
  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Management response:Responded July 3, 2012

Thanks for the kind words and a great pleasure to meet you guys at last. Hope it is not the last time you call in when you are in Catalonia. Pat for Jake!

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Reviewed June 14, 2012

Our family (from Mississippi and Reading, UK) stayed at Can Torras near Quart (south of Girona) in the Costa Brava area of Catalon/Spain for a week (April 2012). Can Torras is located at the top of a small mountain in the midst of a cork forest. Karen and David, the owners, are from England and have lived in Catalon for 12 years. The B&B has been in operation for 3 years. Karen and David were very friendly and most helpful in all regards. Our four year old granddaughter took an immediate liking to Karen. Karen recommended beaches and sights and restaurants, and all were right on the mark. The rooms were 80 and 100 euros per night with a week discount available. My son and family had the comfortable suite with extra room for the two small children. My wife and I had the upstairs bedroom with terrific view. We were the sole visitors since there are only two rooms. Everything was nicely decorated and the bathrooms were well equipped and spacious. We ate dinner in house each night, since we wanted to put the children to bed and then be able to visit and enjoy dinner. Wine started to pour before dinner. Dinners were wonderful (20 euros per person including wine). The emphasis was on organic from the garden and Catalon dishes. It is always great to experience new dishes prepared in the local tradition. Breakfast was sumptuous with excellent choice. We all enjoyed ourselves immensely and we recommend Can Torras in the highest terms.

  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled with family
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Thank christopher g
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Management response:Responded July 3, 2012

Thanks for a wonderful review. Lovely to meet you all and hear about your travels in Europe. Hope to see you all again some time.

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Reviewed April 28, 2012

This was our first stop in Spain as we drove down to the Costa Blanca last year. We were met by Karen and David with a very warm welcome and two lovely dogs. I am not a dog person but they won me over immediately. We stayed in the delightful annex and ate our evening meal and breakfast under the pergola, looking out at the mountains. It was perfect. The food was delicious and beautifully presented. We could not recommend it highly enough. We are hoping to stay there again this year.

  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Karen P, Owner at Can Torras rural retreat, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2012

Thanks guys, we look forward to seeing you again in the Autumn.

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Reviewed September 11, 2011

We spent a happy five days with Karen and family in August and would highly recommend it. Very close to Girona airport (20 minutes by car) but in a quiet, secluded location with a large and beautifully decorated cottage all to ourselves, it was the perfect place to spend a quiet few days. The breakfasts are great - lots of fresh fruit with different savoury and sweet dishes and on the one night we had dinner it was beautiful too. The views are impressive, the area is lovely (Baynoles lake is a 30 min drive and a great place for a walk/swim) and Karen and David were lovely, warm and welcoming hosts. Thanks for a memorable stay, D&B

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled as a couple
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roure, Owner at Can Torras rural retreat, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2011

Pleasure to meet you both and thank you for all your great suggestions.

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Reviewed September 6, 2011

Situated in the mountains with wonderful views and sunsets makes Can Torras an ideal peaceful retreat. Karen's hospitality is second to none and having had a lovely break here last year, I was delighted to find the welcome this time was just as warm from her, David and Ben (plus the dogs!). Karen gave excellent suggestions of places to visit including beautiful Mediaeval villages and coastal areas as well as recommending some good restaurants.

Stayed: August 2011, traveled as a couple
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roure, Owner at Can Torras rural retreat, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2011

So glad you enjoyed your stay and the day out at Calella & Cap Roig Gardens was treat.

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Reviewed August 27, 2011

It was exactally what we have hoped for: A place far away from the busy city with nice hosts, up in the montains with a wonderful view and individually styled rooms. The garden is wonderfully arranged, organic and well looked after. When we joined the great sunset view on the mountains while we sat in the jacuzzi with a glas of wine on our hands, we felt like on top of the world. The variations of the cooked breakfast and the home-made jams were a deligth every morning and for us it was nicer than any four star hotel buffett. The best was Karens talent and love she put into the decoration and that she shared this with us. Acutally I am afraid of dogs - but those two were so nice and friendly that I felt very comfortable.

With best regards from Freiburg, Germany

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled as a couple
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roure, Manager at Can Torras rural retreat, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2011

Thanks for being such appreciative guests. I am now keen to develop an interior design element to Can Torras. About to post our eco credentials on the website to inspire others to think green. Reed bed pons dug today and are work in progress.

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Additional Information about Can Torras rural retreat

Address: St Mateu de Montnegre, 17242 Quart, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Girona > Quart
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Specialty Lodging in Quart
Price Range: $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bed & breakfast and rural retreat in the hills of Gavarres National Park, close to the ancient city of Girona. Our delicious home-cooked breakfast is normally served under the pergola. Only 30 minutes from Girona airport, bus & train station and a great base for Catalonia's food, arts and activities. Explore the Costa Brava, French Pyrenees or volcanic region of Garrotxa and find the hidden gems with guidance from your English-speaking hosts. Free travel itineraries for garden, art and food lovers. After a long day you can also dine with us; a Catalan menu with ingredients from our organic garden. Follow your meal with a hot spa under the stars for pure indulgence! We can sleep up to 10 people in 2 suites of 2 rooms. Secure, free car parking. Free wifi. ... more   less 
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Can Torras Rural Retreat Spain/Quart

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