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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Saumur, Maine et Loire, Pays de la Loire

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Dave R
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Fantastic gite in great location”
Reviewed 26 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016
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We've just spent 11 great nights at La Cour de Pierres. The gite is lovely, with everything you could need and a beautiful en-suite bathroom. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, with a private garden area which was great for our 9 month old daughter to crawl around and a lovely spot to watch the sun go down with a glass of wine. The gite is conveniently positioned, so many great places within a 20-30 minute drive. And Gill the owner could not have been more helpful.

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Liked best: location
Liked least: no dishwasher (but i'm being picky!)
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
27 Sep 2016
Thank you for taking time to review our gite. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us in the beautiful Loire valley.

Regards. Gill
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RMLM
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great gem; Warm welcome; Relaxed and restful”
Reviewed 6 September 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We had a fantastic short break at the Gite. Our hosts were very welcoming, indeed the welcome basket with a bottle of wine hit the spot after the long drive from the tunnel. Gite has everything you need for a french country holiday. You do need a car and within 45 mins drive you have a huge range of sites and activities. I am already looking forward to going back.

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Liked best: The feel and relaxed nature of the place.
Liked least: A pool would be great but this is nitpicking!!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
7 Sep 2016
Thank you very much for your feedback and I a so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Welcome back any time!

Regards. Gill
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Bella22a
Auckland Central, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Lovely place to stay and very helpful hosts”
Reviewed 3 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Very enjoyable stay in the French countryside with the Gite containing everything that was required for four adults. A lovely comfortable place to stay .Gill was very helpful and obliging .I have no hesitation in recommending the Gite to other travellers

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Liked best: Standard of accomodation
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
3 Aug 2016
Thank you it was a pleasure having you as guests!
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XGourmetd...
Larkhall, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
48 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“All we wanted and more”
Reviewed 18 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Discovered this wee gem on trip advisor whilst searching for places to stay in France. It appeared to meet our needs perfectly.
When we arrived, the property was charming, dwelling in the rural French countryside.
Inside the Gite, was everything that we needed during our stay in France. The owners Gill and Tony were amazing, Gill was extremely friendly, and only to glad to help no mater whatever came to light.
She's a fountain of knowledge when it comes to some of the best places to eat, and we have followed her recommendations extensively( and reviewed them on TripAdvisor).Not to mention her knowledge of the local wines.
The gite is charming, with a large living area come kitchen on the ground floor, with 2 bedrooms on the upper floor, with fantastic views over the French countryside.
The large bathroom, has a great shower with it's own hot water supply so we never ran out of piping hot water.
If you are an animal lover, then this place will suit you to a"T" ! As well as Gill welcoming us on arrival, you're greeted by Ruby and Boots their charming two dogs.
A full explanation of the remainder of the menagerie is explained in the welcome pack, which is a good source of information.
All in all a most enjoyable holiday, an will definitely return.

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Liked best: Gill and her menagerie
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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bailey5
Northern Ireland
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Lovely location and great cottage.”
Reviewed 7 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

I spent a week at this cottage with my Mum and dog Cher. The cottage is well equipped and very well maintained and clean. The rooms are spacious and nicely furnished. Gillian had provided a nice welcome pack that was very much appreciated and was very helpful when advice was needed. The cottage is ideal if you are taking a dog as the garden area is a good size. Table, chairs, sunloungers, barbecue are all provided. There are good resturants within the area and the local bakery and supermarket are only about a mile away. If you are taking a dog, the local vet is also in the village. We loved the location of the cottage, its peaceful and in a nice country location but at the same time not far from the village and is ideal for visiting Chateau's etc. I would like to go back to the Loire maybe next year and if I do I will stay at La cour.......why go anywhere else?

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Liked best: The location and peacefulness of the cottage.
Liked least: Nothing to dislike.
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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