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“Very nice hotel - don't book the standard room”

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La Bastide St Georges
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Forcalquier
Certificate of Excellence
Frankfurt, Germany
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Very nice hotel - don't book the standard room”
Reviewed October 9, 2011

This hotel is very nice for those who like stylish boutique hotels. However, I cannot recommend the standard room (without terrace) as the window is located towards the driveway to the hotel.
Staff very nice, terrace, pool and garden excellent and very well maintained.
The hotel is located outside of Forcalquier, so you would absolutely want to come by car/bike and not by public transport.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2011

This well designed hotel/resort complex comprises rooms, villas, a pool, a restaurant and a wonderful terrace with a beautiful view. The complex doesn't entirely blend into the countryside but it's well landscaped, tidy, comfortable and calm. Very kind and enthusiastic service. Good food at the restaurant.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
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county durham
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Reviewed August 12, 2011

We were given a family room with an extra bed and a cot to accomodate our family of 6. Often family rooms can be a bit grubby due to extra wear and tear but not in this case. The room was modern and spotlessly clean. The three beds for the older children were up on a mezzanine (which they all loved although I was slightly nervous of the 3 year old on the stairs.) The bathroom was quite small but again, spotless. There was a little patio with table and chairs to the front. It looked out towards the beautiful pool which was much warmer than many hotel pools we have experienced. There was plenty of seating and a lovely terrace above for an evening drink. It was quite pricey, but I think this is probably due to its location. The welcome was very professional. The restaurant operates independently, a little walk down the road. Although the hotel confirmed a restaurant reservation for us, when we arrived for dinner, the restaurant didn't have a record of it. However, despite being quite full, they quickly sorted out a table for the 6 of us. Dinner was lovely with good quality children's food. Maybe booking directly would be sensible. Overall we loved this hotel, and will definitely go again.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
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Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed July 23, 2011

There were 33 of us, age 3 to 70, and we all loved this hotel. Staff were particluarly helpful in dealing with Air France and delayed luggage. They also helped out with some laundry. We stayed in all kinds of accommodation, ranging from basic rooms to prestige rooms, from apartments to villas. All were beautifully appointed. Would return in a heartbeat.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
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Europe
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Reviewed September 26, 2010

The Saint-Georges is very nicely set in bungalows dotted around the immaculate gardens which overook the Luberon hills in the distance. I took a more expensive superior room whose patio, unlike the standard rooms, is covered and quite secluded. And it was very pleasant: spacious and tastefully decorated.

Alas the hotel lets itself down in a few aspects. In the room the cloth storage is just open bare plywood shelves, many crawling insects, no real rails to dry the bathroom towels, unrepaired room door, only one ridiculously tiny plastic waste bin, ... And the swimming pool shower does not work.

However the main drawback is that the hotel, while serving lunches, does not have an evening restaurant service. Indeed there is an indepentently run one in the same domain. Their cooking is good, especially for the price, but the reception is cold, the service painfully slow, the style out of place and the piped radio loud. And the choice in the nearby town of Forcalquier is limited, especially in the evening. Good to know that Tuesday seems to the evening for restaurant closing there.

  • Stayed September 2010
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Nottingham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2009

We stayed on the first and last night of a cycling trip with Inntravel (an excellent tour overall). We raced to get back to this hotel on our last day. On our first night there was a large family party in the hotel and we were put in a lovely 2 bedroomed bungalow in the grounds. Our last night was in the Blue Nature room, which was even better!
The restaurant is all of 100 metres from the hotel within the grounds and food is good and well priced, though not the best we had on the holiday.
The staff were really helpful and friendly.
We would actually consider returning for a holiday there.

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled as a couple
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Pitlochry
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 12, 2009

We stayed at the Bastide Saint Georges for a few days in October and very much enjoyed our stay. The rooms were very modern and furnished to a high standard. The heated pool was a delight for our children who would spend any free time enjoying the sun. The spa was an added extra with the hot tub great to relax in after a long day touring the magnificent scenic area. We ate in the local restaurant twice and very much enjoyed our food. The chef/propreitor was very pleasant and the food beautifully presented.

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled with family
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Property: La Bastide St Georges
Address: route de Limans, 04300, Forcalquier, France
Location: France > Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur > Alpes-de-Haute-Provence > Forcalquier
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Forcalquier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — La Bastide St Georges 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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