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“Wonderful experience at La Garance” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Garance en Provence

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La Garance en Provence
Ranked #8 of 14 Le Thor B&B and Inns
Perth. W.A.
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Wonderful experience at La Garance”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2008

My husband & I recently spent 3 nights at this wonderful bed & breakfast establisement in Provence. Regis & Chantel could not do enough to make this an unforgetable experience & made us feel a part of the family. The rooms are amazingly comfortable & spotlessly clean. Chantel is an amazing cook & the meals were homely & plentiful. Regis went out of his way to make us welcome & provide advice on various attractions in Provence & surrounding areas.
I certainly would not hesitate to return to La Garance when in Provence again.

Adele & Dino. Perth , Western Australia.

  • Liked — Being in a country stlye setting
  • Disliked — I have no comments as everything was great.
  • Stayed May 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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1 Thank SweeterDreams
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    5 of 5 bubbles
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2008

I booked a stay in La Garance as I was attracted to the homepage which says "The scents of lavender, rosemary, and the songs of cicadas envelope you in this warm, sunny and peaceful retreat" However this is not true. The room is spacious (no TV) and clean.

Breakfast was somehow miserable as there are only 2 small rolls of bread for 4 guest to share on the 1st day, nothing else. On the 2nd and 3rd day, there are 3 small rolls which is hardly enough as that's all for breakfast. I stayed 3 days and only on the 2nd and 3rd day, crossiant was given and on 3rd day a cup of yoghurt. Milk was limited in a small was 2 slices. On the 2nd I realised that the butter I had on the first day was the left over by the guests who had breakfast earier than us. Thus you need to be the first to have breakfast so as not to miss anything.

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California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2007

My Wife and I were here for our 2nd visit this fall.
Quite simply this converted farmhouse surpassed all our expectations. Owners Chantal and Regis make any visitor feel like family. The rooms are not just good they are amazing. Simple but elegant in a way that makes you glad to be there.
The food is wonderful, Chantal is a cook who clearly loves food and it shows in everthing she prepares. I cannot imagine an better place to stay in the area.


Frank Abatemarco

  • Liked — Setting, Food
  • Disliked — No negatives at all
  • Stayed October 2007, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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2 Thank FrankCalifornia
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new york
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2007

We spent a wonderful vacation in the south of France at a small bed and breakfast called La Garance. It is located just 30 minutes from Avignon (which is reachable by the high speed TGV from Paris). Our hosts couldn't have done more. They speak English and offer diner on site every other evening in typical Provencal style. They will arrange wine tasting tours and sightseeing day by day or for the entire stay. The area is full of diversified activity. Touring, antiqueing, canoeing, fine dining, wine tasting or just relaxing - it's the perfect place to wind down in Europe.

  • Liked — location and ambiance
  • Disliked — might be a little quiet for a long stay
  • Stayed May 2007, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Check in / front desk
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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2 Thank traveltrekkers
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Additional Information about La Garance en Provence

Property: La Garance en Provence
Address: 4010 rte de St Saturnin les Avignon, 84250 Le Thor, France
Location: France > Provence > Vaucluse > Le Thor
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 14 B&Bs / Inns in Le Thor
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
In Provence, near the foothills of the Luberon, the farmhouse dates from the 17th century, when it was originally used as a postal relay station. It is situated between the cities of Avignon, the City of the Popes, and Isle de la Sorgue, famous for it's antique dealers. The farmhouse faces the crumbling Castle of Thouzon, perched on a hill. The house has been lovingly restored, using original materials and techniques, but also provides all modern comforts. ... more   less 
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La Garance En Provence Le Thor, France

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