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Under The Lime Tree

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Room & Suite (25)
Fontfaix le Haut, 16260 Cellefrouin France See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
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Under The Lime Tree is a successful unique Spa Veggie/Vegan B&B run by Nikki & Sean set in private grounds with stunning views. Check out our own web page of the same name. Your complete relaxation is our More speciality! Outdoor horizon-line hot tub with spectacular views across the valley. Hot Stone massage & Shiatsu treatments, Indian Head & Facelift Rejuvenation massages as well as Reiki treatments from Nikki are available with advanced booking. Also open to non-residents for Spa Days; Spa Nights; Lunches & Evening meals ~ advanced booking essential. Digital Photography or Knife Making courses can be arranged with Sean or a full/half day Veggie MasterClass with Nikki ~ advanced booking also essential. Enjoy our exciting, delicious, nutritious world-cuisine gourmet Veggie & Vegan fusion food using local organic and home grown produce from our garden. "The best veggie food in the whole of France. Soulfood!". UTLT's popular published recipe book of our favourite classics is available signed & dedicated to you! Stay in our eclectic accommodation: Great for Groups; Friendly for Families; and Cosy for Couples too! Independent ground floor romantic Studio Gite with 1 large double bed or 2 single beds plus sofa bed for 1 adult or 2 children; kitchen area; sitting area; walk-in shower; small private patio. Ensuite room upstairs in the farmhouse with 1 large double bed or 2 single beds plus sofa bed for 1 adult or 2 children; small sitting area and bathroom. Dormitory upstairs in a 300 year old Barn for up to 8 in 4 single beds plus 2 (adult) bunk beds; enormous open plan sitting area; downstairs 2 double showers; 2 wash basins; 2 toilets. Authentic Tipi lodge for 2 pitched at the entrance to the woodlands with no mod cons at all! Explore our 25 acres of nature with meadowlands, woodlands and river. Or play a game of boules, backgammon or billiards. 3kms from all amenities, 10 minutes from the nearest train station. 30 minutes from Angouleme, 60 minutes from Cognac and 60 minutes from Limoges airport. Airport and train transfers available. Lots of good things to see and do within a day's trip from UTLT. Look at our site on the web & see you soon! Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$29 - US$81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
France > Nouvelle-Aquitaine > Charente > Cellefrouin
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Fontfaix le Haut, 16260 Cellefrouin France
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Bellegarde Airport36 mi
Biard Airport49 mi
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Room & Suite (25)
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Family and Play Areas (1)
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All reviews hot tub great hosts made us feel lime tree birthday treat lovely home hidden gem food was wonderful haven of peace spa treatments left me feeling i'd recommend whole experience beautiful garden home cooked food little piece of heaven french countryside
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic day of time to relax, unwind and enjoy lovely food and a great massage. Hot tub, vegetarian lunch which was gorgeous and a wonderful massage. Nothing was too much trouble for Nikki. The best massage I have ever had we will be...More

Thank Maggie C
Response from UTLT21, Owner at Under The Lime TreeResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to review UTLT. It was great to meet you both and look after you. A Spa Day is a great way to unwind and relax and forget about everything else. I'm very pleased you enjoyed the food and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic place to stay for a few days. Nikki and Sean are the perfect hosts, and the food was so delicious that we couldn’t leave without a copy of Nikki’s recipe books (despite not being vegetarians). Beautiful surroundings. Comfortable rooms. We were even...More

Thank V96GLF
Response from UTLT21, Owner at Under The Lime TreeResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us at UTLT. It was lovely to have you with us . It’s always great to be able to show off the stars and planets on clear nights, I hope you explore the recipes and even...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this place! This was our fourth visit, and we are looking forwards to next year already! If you are a veggie, then look no further, as nothing beats staying with a veggie host who understands how to cook veggie/vegan food. Nikki and Sean are...More

Thank SarahS10239
Response from UTLT21, Owner at Under The Lime TreeResponded 4 weeks ago

Love seeing you each year and catching up with your news and stories. Thanks so much for your lovely words - it’s very kind of you to take the time to review us. We enjoy what we do and we enjoy opening our home to...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018

A friend and I have just had an annual visit to Under The Lime Tree over the years these visits have just got better and better. Nikki is always so welcoming and as soon as you step into the hot tub the stresses melt away....More

Thank 337bournemouthbelle
Response from UTLT21, Owner at Under The Lime TreeResponded 13 September 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your lovely review. It's always so rewarding to know we're doing something right! I love our annual catch-ups and seeing what changes have been made through the eyes of our guests! Many things stay the...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Our visit was spoiled slightly by Nikki’s (the owner) cat being close to death. This caused her some degree of personal anguish which was clearly hard for her to overcome and left us feeling like we were a bit of an imposition on her grieving....More

1  Thank LiamFarrell23
Response from UTLT21, Owner at Under The Lime TreeResponded 2 September 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review of UTLT. I'm so glad you enjoyed the good food, wine and meaningful late night conversations. I know you & your lovely wife enjoyed the various massages too. But yes, it was a difficult...More

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"All the rooms are great."
7 Apr 2018
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"Stay in the farmhouse, Gite or barn depending on length of stay."
20 Oct 2017
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"Ask for a hot stone massage"
15 Oct 2017
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"The Studio Gite is so perfect - everything you need in one lovely quaint room."
4 Oct 2016
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