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Reviewed 5 October 2016

What a wonder this little B&B is. After so many dry B&B experiences, it's been a delight to arrive in this convivial B&B with it's oversized, super clean, well presented rooms. It's communal 8 seated breakfast bench, home made jams, delightful surroundings and the calm and wonderfully social, ex-Londoner owners Julia and Robert. Thanks for a very relaxing stay, I... More 

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Reviewed 5 July 2015

We stayed for 4 nights. We had the warmest of welcomes from Julia, Rob and Daisy. They made us feel so welcome and settled from the moment we arrived. The room was very spacious and bathroom was the same and all spotlessly clean. Coming down to fresh croissants and bread every morning with Julia's home made jam added to the... More 

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Reviewed 6 June 2014

We had such a warm welcome from Julia when we finally found the gap in the hedge that led us into the enchanted garden. We'd actually driven by twice and not noticed. Gite du Calme is very comfortable and very well equipped. The weather was foul with flooding everywhere. When some electrics conked out because of the weather, Julia was... More 

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Reviewed 14 August 2013

Wow what an amazing place. Gite du Calme is a beautiful house with an enormous garden, lovely pool and charming owners. Nestled in the vineyards it is quiet without being remote, in good reach of endless activities to suit every generation and hosted by a fabulous, welcoming family. The gite is very spacious with a huge kitchen and family bedroom.... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 19 July 2013

We took a two week trip driving around France and Julia, Robert and Daisy's place was our first stop. We found it by chance on google and it turned out to be a fantastic choice. They're very friendly hosts and can really point you in the right direction for things to do in the area. Even gave a few personal... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2012

Julia, Robert and Daisy have a really nice place and their hospitality was terrific. We stayed here and at another great b&b in Duras while we were thinking about where we might live. The weather was decidedly unhelpful with the whole region getting a good soaking, but we still loved our stay at Gite du Calme. We had a good... More 

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Reviewed 14 October 2012

We have been to the Gite Du Calme for the past 2 years and its so relaxing! You're surrounded by vineyards and fields which is just perfect for a mid afternoon walk or a short car ride into the local town of Saintes or a bit further into Cognac. Get to them on market day and the fresh local produce... More 

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Reviewed 15 September 2011

Julie and Robert have got this one dead right. Whether you are seeking B&B (Chambres d'Houtes) or a Gite (Self Contained accommodation) Gite du Calme near Cognac is for you. Lovely, friendly hosts, superb presentation of the rooms/Gite; fabulous grounds; a swimming pool; wonderful breakfasts and great evening meals with plenty of wine!

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Thank TonyandDiane
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Reviewed 31 May 2011

We have just returned from a fantastic week away. As previous reviewers have mentioned the hosts Rob and Julia were truly welcoming and their 7 year old daughter kept our 4 year old son entertained for hours. The gite is incredibly spacious and beautifully furnished. There were plenty of toys for the kids and aside from the pool they loved... More 

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Thank Dmalde
London England
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Reviewed 29 June 2010

What a wonderful week we had at the Gite du Calme . Not only was the location quiet and beautiful but the hosts Robert and Julia made us old ones feel young again with their good company and excellent recommendations. They made us feel almost part of the family and nothing was too much trouble for them. You just had... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Small family run Gite (self catering ) or Bed & Breakfast (Chambres d'Hotes) in Cherac 10 kms from Cognac Poitou Charente SW France. Three double en-suite bedrooms and one bedroom with 2 single beds for the children. The Gite/B&B is a traditional 1890 Charantaise house. Set in a 2 acre garden with pool and children's play area overlooking vineyards and forest. We have cots, highchair and most things needed for babies and toys and books for the children. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gite du Calme Bed & Breakfast

Address: 107 rue de l Aire aux Grains | Les Poitevins, 17610 Cherac, France
Region: France > Nouvelle-Aquitaine > Charente-Maritime > Cherac
Price Range: £53 - £57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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“3 oversized, well presented, super clean and very comfortable en-suite rooms”
 of 5 bubbles U2643ZOrachelw, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you hire a car to get around in - just over an hour from the airport and handy for markets etc”
 of 5 bubbles vickyaYorkshire, 14 Oct 2012 | Read review
“All rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles TonyandDiane, 15 Sep 2011 | Read review
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