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La Lucasserie
Ranked #20 of 24 Saumur B&B and Inns
ireland
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
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“Excellent hosts”
Reviewed 12 February 2013

We stayed with Gerard and Sophie who made us very welcome in their beautiful home. This is a lovely french country type house and is part of the chambre d'hotes option accomodation (which in my opinion are always a far nicer place to stay than hotels when in France). Our room was huge as was the ensuite bathroom. There is a pool in the garden but it was a bit cold to try out when we were there! Breakfast was a very relaxed affair with croissants and Sophie's homemade preserves highlighting the table, coffee and eggs to order. The location is excellent if you want to taste wine in the wineries tasting venues nearby and walk home afterwards!. There are a few restaurants but the main town of Saumur is about a 30 minute walk by the river. There you will find a bigger range of restaurants and for a special treat try the Michelin star Le Gambetta (make sure to book your taxi home though). I would be happy to stay here again.

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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 September 2012

My husband and I stayed 3 nights in La Lucasserie. 3.5 km from Saumur, We rented bikes and cycled in and out of Saumur (3.5km), we also ate one night in a little restaurant in St Hilaire Saint Florent, (location of the house) - but generally, there is not much in this little village apart from several 'caves' or wine cellars and a couple of shops. We could not have asked for a warmer welcome into Sophie's home at La Lucasserie. She was so helpful, even giving us a few lifts into town, lending us a backpack for the day, and inviting us into have a tea beside her wood fire one evening. You will not go thirsty or without something you need! Her family's hospitality was remarkable and she has information on every single attraction/restaurant/event within the region on offer! There is a small heated (25C) swimming pool which closes from October onwards. The room was grand like the house, if not a bit dark/cool and the bathroom ideal.

Saumur is a nice little town easily accessible on the Loire- easily explored in a day - if you follow the river from Saumur down to Montsereau there are some lovely little spots (especially if you drift off the main thoroughfare to see some of the countryside and it's vineyards behind).

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 August 2012

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights and had a lovely stay. The owner and her daughter were very helpful and friendly. They gave us loads of information on where to go in Saumur and its surroundings and we saw the Olympic Ceremony in their living room with them, it was fantastic. We went to a local bar-tabac for our pre-dinner drinks, where the locals were very welcoming and then to a restaurant for our dinner, this was all within walking distance from our Logis. Saumur is very historic and worth visiting but we also surprised ourselves by visiting the local Mushroom Museum which was very interesting.
The rooms are big and comfortable and the breakfast was substantial, plenty of choice and tasty. A great place to stay.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: La Lucasserie
Address: 43 rue Leopold Palustre, 49400, Saumur, France
Region: France > Pays de la Loire > Maine et Loire > Saumur
Amenities:
Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #20 of 24 B&Bs / Inns in Saumur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 2
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