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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Benassay, Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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Julie T
Colchester, United Kingdom
1 review
“A Real Treat”
Reviewed 11 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

A truly relaxing week. Our children (aged 5 and 7) were kept entertained by the numerous facilities (pool, bikes, climbing frame, badminton - to name but a few). All we had to think about was what time to have our next meal and whether to have a red or white wine with it! Our family cycle trips to the village to buy supplies proved to be hilarious. The gite was perfect and everyone slept well. Anna and Simon our hosts were wonderful. A lovely week away from the business of everyday life. Marvelous.

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Liked best: the pool
Liked least: nothing springs to mind
Travelling group: Young Children
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jib
Cambridge, UK
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Fantastic holiday!”
Reviewed 5 August 2015 for a stay in June 2015

This has been our second holiday at Lac de Maison, and we loved it just as much as the first time. The cottages are all fitted to an excellent standard and contain everything you could possibly need when holidaying with small children.
The grounds are wonderful - endless possibilities to entertain children (and adults!) with lots of activities, swings, sandpit, the fabulous pool, bike rides, pony rides, collecting eggs, running around in the garden, feeding the goats, or just relaxing in the hammocks or deckchairs. The new pirate ship was a particular hit with the children this year!
Anna and Simon are excellent hosts - always there to provide information or help with any questions, and they will go out of their way to accommodate any requests! And their BBQs are super-tasty.
I cannot recommend Lac de Maison highly enough to anyone wanting a relaxing and enjoyable holiday with their family.

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Liked best: The pool and the hammocks
Liked least: That it's so far away!
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
People with disabilities Families with young children
Large groups
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Clare B
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great for kids!”
Reviewed 1 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Anna and Simon have a great place here, fantastically well equipped for kids. The Gite was comfortable and the play facilities great. The kids particularly enjoyed the pony rides and egg collecting from the chickens! Anna and Simon are great hosts and the ability to order their home-cooked meals delivered to your door was a real bonus!

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Liked best: The Gite and the play facilities for the kids
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
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sarahanne...
Paris
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“My favourite holiday destination for my family”
Reviewed 30 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

A great way to unwind for parents and kids. Everything you need is here. We would breakfast in the garden while the kids ran around on the very large play area. Meals are available on request. Egg collecting, barbecues, poney rides, swimming pool. A bit of a second home now for us and our 2 year old daughter. Thanks for your hospitality. We'll be back!

Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
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Kathryn S
Colchester, United Kingdom
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“A truly relaxing family holiday.”
Reviewed 27 July 2015 for a stay in August 2013

From the moment we step out of the car at Lac de Maison the tranquility and peacefulness of the place hits you. We were met my Anna and Simon who had our delicious welcome meal of homemade lasagne at the ready. Our girls aged 4 and 7 and teenage son immediately take off into the garden leaving us to settle in. Staying in Hollyhock is like home from home. The kitchen is fully equipped, the beds are comfortable and the cottage is spotlessly clean. Anna and Simon are wonderful hosts happy to help, taking the girls to collect the eggs in the morning, providing pony rides, not forgetting the delicious bbq. We loved taking the bikes out to enjoy lunch at the local golf course, trips to medieval Parthenay, the city of Poitiers for a spot of shopping and Green Venice. Although nothing can beat lying in a hammock at Lac de Maison with a good book listening to the children making friends and playing in the garden. For teenagers there is the play barn with table football, air hockey, wiii, and English satellite TV. The garden is well equipped with table tennis, volleyball, climbing frame, sand pit and slide. We can't wait to come back next year!

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Liked best: The freedom for the children allowing us to relax and de stress.
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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