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“An unexpected delight”
Review of Hauteville House

Hauteville House
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Owner description: Author Victor Hugo's home while living in Guernsey during a 15-year self-imposed exile.
Reviewed April 17, 2012

A bit dark and forbidding on entry but a truly delightful experience. The enthusiastic french guide was informative and helpful (though a little scarey too). Totally over the top decor by Victor Hugo makes this an amazing place to visit. So many quirky features and stories related by "madam" Very French; just a pity that my camera had a flash so no photos permitted as I would have loved to show friends back home.

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Reviewed April 11, 2012

If you don't see anything else, you must visit this home of Victor Hugo. You can't believe it until you see it. Like something out of Alice in Wonderland! His imagination was on hyper-drive and it is great fun to see what all he came up with.

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Reviewed April 11, 2012

This is a very interesting tour even if you previously knew nothing about Victor Hugo. You do need to book though if you want to look around, do ring them beforehand to book on one of the guided tours. Would recommend.

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Reviewed November 16, 2011

Absolutely brillant. You will discover Victor Hugo as you never had before. His house is a masterpiece. His imagination in decorating is out of this world. The view from the house onto the sea takes back to Victor Hugo's days, to the days when he wrote Les Miserables. The garden is also well worth visiting.

1  Thank Albatros747
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Reviewed October 22, 2011

Such a strange place, visiting it was a great experience. A look inside the mind of Victor Hugo. Great tour guide. Remember to make an appointment.

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