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Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic accommodation in a wonderful location. Mark & Niamh are exceptional hosts and effortlessly pull off the perfect balance in supporting/helping guests and respecting privacy. The food is both plentiful and delicious. The porridge available each morning the perfect fuel for the wonderful climbs in the area (Tourmalet, Aubusique, Luz Ardiden to name just three). Saint Savin is a great base and in their relatively short time running the business Mark/Niamh have created something really special. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this accommodation for any cyclist. There is a secure storage area for bikes which also houses a washing machine to recycle sweaty kit and a good supply of tools to fix any mechanical. They even stock Col du Tourmalet beer which is available to even those who fail to conquer the monster. An absolute gem.

Date of stay: July 2018
Trip type: Traveled with friends
2  Thank Alexander R
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PyreneesCyclingLodge, Owner at Hautes Pyrenees Cycling Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Hi Todd
Thanks so much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to have Chris and yourself stay with us for your long weekend visit - you certainly wasted no time in ticking off some of the major climbs! It's great for us to hear such positive feedback from guests and lets us know that we're on the right track. Look forward to seeing you again sometime. All the best, Niamh and Mark.

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Reviewed June 7, 2018

Just got back yesterday after 5 days there and Mark and Niammh are better than fantastic !!!!! the house is great nice and big, great rooms that have wonderful views,comfy beds , plenty hot water, free wifi etc etc you could not want anything more , We were a group of 10 and nothing was a problem, we have stayed in the Alps quite a few times also my wife and I in Tenerife but this place beats them hands down, i have been in a bad mood ever since getting back to my wifes burnt offerings after Mark and Niamhs outstanding cooking. The village is beautiful and location for riding is better than Borg d Oisan in my opinion as the Pyrenees are quiet and smooth compared to the Alps. I dont need to wish them good luck with the business because doing what they are doing they are going to be super busy making cyclists very happy. I will be back !!

Date of stay: June 2018
  • Trip type: Traveled with friends
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PyreneesCyclingLodge, Owner at Hautes Pyrenees Cycling Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2018

Thanks for the lovely review and very positive feedback! It was an absolute pleasure to host your group - a great bunch of cyclists! So glad to hear that you'd love to come back and stay with us again, the area is a mecca for cycling. Hope you're not in too much trouble with your wife for mentioning the burnt offerings..;o)) cheers Niamh & Mark

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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Would highly recommend to others! Great location for some amazing cycling, famous Tour De France cols on the doorstep. Mark and Niamh really lovely, friendly and welcoming. Food was excellent every evening!

Date of stay: May 2018
Trip type: Traveled with friends
1  Thank Sarah D
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PyreneesCyclingLodge, Owner at Hautes Pyrenees Cycling Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2018

Thanks for the review Sarah, it was a pleasure to host your group at the lodge. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and the area - you guys certainly packed a lot of Cols in in the few days that you were here. Hope to see you again sometime. Thanks again Niamh and Mark!

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Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

I stayed 4 nights at the lodge with friends on a cycling trip. The new owners Mark and Niamh have clearly updated this property and have put a lot of thought into the renovations. The result is a beautiful property in an amazing location. The food was great - amazing porridge and fresh crossiants for breakfast and a hearty and delicious meal in the evenings. The owners went out of their way to be accommodating - they even helped organised a cake for my friends birthday!

Thanks for a great stay - will be recommending this lodge to all.

Date of stay: May 2018
Trip type: Traveled with friends
1  Thank Bex S
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PyreneesCyclingLodge, Owner at Hautes Pyrenees Cycling Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2018

Hi Bex, thanks so much for the very positive feedback. It was a pleasure to host you and your friends at the lodge and to celebrate Sarah's 30th! And thanks for commenting on the renovations we've done. We're working hard to make the lodge a great space to be in when you're not on the bike! Look forward to welcoming you again sometime. Niamh & Mark.

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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Excellent location for cycling all the Cols. The new owners Mark and Niamh were very welcoming. The food was exceptional. Breakfast set us up for each days cycling of 60 miles plus. Evening meals were healthy and wholesome very filling after a hard day cycling.

Secure spacious bike storage facilities with room to clean the bike. Washing machine and warm indoor area with long clothes line to dry cycling clothes.

The village is very picturesque and within easy reach of all major climbs.

Dining and social areas gives a good place to chat with others in an evening.

Rooms were a good standard, clean, good water pressure on the shower.

Date of stay: May 2018
Trip type: Traveled with friends
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PyreneesCyclingLodge, Owner at Hautes Pyrenees Cycling Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Thanks for the very positive feedback Andy. It was a pleasure having you guys here and thanks for making our first experience as hosts at the lodge so enjoyable! Look forward to seeing you again at sometime.

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