This is a great stopover when travelling from further South towards the ferry ports to the UK. We stayed here in July on the way to our holiday and again in August on our return, in fact I am writing the review from our lovely room and we are catching the ferry from Calais tomorrow.
You can find out most things about it from the website and the owners reply quickly to emails (even in broken French). We booked the Chardonnay family room both times and arrived about 6 on the first stop it was our first day in France and the children played in the huge garden on the trampoline, with the badminton and with the table tennis with chickens, sheep and geese plus a couple of lively kittens. We loved the honest fridge where you can pick up a great bottle of chilled Saumur (fizzy dry white that I really like) for 10 euros and soft drinks for the kids - you just sign against your room and pay in the morning. There is also a kitchen ( although the Chardonnay has one anyway). Anyway, as I say on the first stop we went into the local town (a ten minute walk) and ate at the only local restaurant (its fine and quite reasonable - we had mussels and the kids menu was good) as there is no restaurant at the hotel. This time we have cooked pasta in the mini kitchen that comes with the room partly because we wanted just to chill out and enjoy the surroundings which are great. Last time we really enjoyed breakfast eaten inside a wine barrel - as odd as it sounds. The breakfast was really good croissant, jams, fresh bread, fresh juice and coffee etc. Plenty of other bits (fresh melon, fruit, cheese yoghurts)as well.
Anyhow for all four of us including breakfast it was £100 and for children who are car sick its a great physical break and the freedom is really good the owners are non-obtrusive, helpful and the surroundings are really lovely. Highly recommended - the Chardonnay room with a double bed and 2 singles separated by a curtain with a kitchen is great.
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