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“The Highlight of our Trip to South of France” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Le Mas Samarcande

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Le Mas Samarcande
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“The Highlight of our Trip to South of France”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2013

My husband, grand daughter, daughter-in-law and I stayed here for three nights and it is one of the most memorable parts of our trip. We had driven down to the coast from Paris and were exhausted from the trip and the sightseeing. Arriving at Le Mas Samarcande was like coming home where we felt welcomed and cared for by the hosts, Pierre and Mirielle Diot. Mirielle booked a spot on the Riviera for us the next day where we were able to relax and unwind from our trip. It was heavenly! Then Pierre got us a reservation at a restaurant where we sat directly on the beach and enjoyed a wonderfully prepared dinner. The day we left Mirielle prepared a basket of goodies for us and placed it at our door so that we would not be leaving for the airport without breakfast. This B&B was the best we've ever experienced anywhere.

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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2013

Where do I begin? I guess with the hosts, Marseille and Pierre. They are so kind and helpful, willing to make you feel home away from home.
Every morning, right after we finished breakfast, they offered help planning the route for that day, not only with tips such as what we should see, but also when it's better to go there, depending on the weekday and traffic, what places we should skip, because it's too hard or too long to get there and doesn't worth the effort and so forth..
Also, every little thing we asked for was supplied, and always with a smile.
The room is big, cost, extremely clean, very quiet and with beautiful view. There is a big bathroom with a bathtub. There is also WiFi in the room, and a flat TV.
Breakfast is superb - with many different kinds of cheese, baguettes, croissants and homemade marmalades. It's served on a beautiful, sunny terrace with a wonderful view.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Herzliya, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2013

My wife and I recently stayed at the Le Mas Samarcande.

The location is great for touring the south of France. Just 10 minutes drive to Cannes.
The house is on steep hillside and has a secure gated driveway to free parking.

The hosts/owners are very accommodating and very friendly going out of their way to recommend restaurants around the area.

The rooms are spacious, very comfortable, tastefully decorated and very clean.

Breakfast was served on the terrace and was delicious - with attention to details. The croissants were GREAT!
The bottled water provided every day was a nice touch.

We would no doubt stay here again if visiting the south of France.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

We stayed here for four nights, a great location to use for touring the south of France with free wifi and parking. The hosts could not be more accommodating, very friendly, really helpful and able to recommend some magnificent restaurants around the area.

The rooms are spacious and clean, with fresh towels daily! you can ask for tea or coffee any time, served with candles, flowers and home made cakes but the breakfast, so much choice, the best croissants ever tasted and served with a smile! Would highly recommend this if you are looking for something a little quieter than the busy vibe of Cannes. We would stay agin if visiting the south of France as it is so close to the main attractions.

Thank you, you made our stay very special.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Kuranda, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2013

We stayed in this lovely b&b for two nights and just loved it. The owners were very friendly and helpful with tips for trips and restaurants, our room was very spacious and very tastefully decorated in the typical south-of-France-way. Breakfast was served on the terrace overlooking the coastline and the choice was to our liking. Very recommendable!

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2013

We recently stayed at the Le Mas Samarcande. This is a fantastic property with top-notch service. The owners were very kind and hospitable and gave us very good tips for day trips and restaurants in the area, even helping with reservations. Breakfast was delicious and served with attention to details. The en suite room was very comfortable and spotless - very good pillows, comfortable mattresses, crisp bed linen, soft towels. The bottled water provided every day was a nice touch. Great destination all year round!

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2013

I stayed for five nights and enjoyed the fantastic hospitality of the owners. the house is on steep hillside as is often the case around Cannes and has a secure gated driveway so is good if you have an expensive car.

the main house is lovely with a combined dining/lounge with a fantastic fireplace and is very welcoming.

our room was on the garden side at ground level and had a large bedroom and bathroom that was very comfortable. a double bed would have been better than two singles pushed together.

bottles of water are provided every night which is a nice touch.

the breakfast is superb with a great selection of fruit, yoghurt, bread and croissants.

i decided to take up the owners recommendation of going to nounou restaurant and when I asked to book a taxi the owner insisted on driving me there and arranged for the restaurant to reserve a good table for me. the owners helpfulness was beyond any expectations.

I am returning in April and am really looking forward to it.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Le Mas Samarcande

Property: Le Mas Samarcande
Address: 138 Grand Blvd de Super Cannes, 06220 Golfe-Juan Vallauris, Antibes, France
Region: France > Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Antibes > Golfe-Juan Vallauris
Amenities:
Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Golfe-Juan Vallauris
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ideally located on the hill of Juan Gulf, near the sand beaches and the town of Cannes, the "Mas Samarcande" remains of charm, is dissimulated in a beautiful garden with the Mediterranennes tree. Roomy and air-conditioned, the rooms combine the refined decoration and the cordial comfort of a family home. Equipped with bed linen which will be appropriate for the more exigents and of vast extremely comfortable bathrooms, rooms non-smoking, enjoy absolute calm. Copious breakfasts are served on the terrace overlooking the Baie des Anges and the city of the potters of Vallauris. ... more   less 
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