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Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Arras, Pas-de-Calais, Hauts-de-France

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aroperofm...
Reading, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
145 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Easter Break”
Reviewed 12 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015
1
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My husband found this lovely Gite through Booking.com and we were not disappointed. The hosts live next door to the property so are available to deal with any queries one may have on site. Valerie speaks some English but her husband Gerard is learning. The Gite was 5 mins away from the station but we never were troubled by the trains or people outside in the street. It was surprisingly and pleasantly quiet. There was off street parking as well. Everything was secure, with locked gates to the property and the garage doors operated by a special fob.

Out of the Gites on offer, we were given the house. It houses up to 10 people and we were delighted with what was on offer. We had a lovely spacious bedroom with on suite shower and toilet. The other rooms to the property not used were locked which did not worry us. The kitchen, dining and living areas where large and spacious. The kitchen housed a cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and a set of cutlery and crockery. There was also a garden area outside surrounded by bushes for privacy.

The TV only has French channels so if you do not speak the language you may find it a problem. We were fine, we listened to the radio and programmes on my husband's laptop. There is free Wifi too.

There is a local Carrefour close by for all the groceries you may need and the town is about 10 mins walk away. I am disabled and have limited mobility but I did not find staying in the house too much of a problem.

Within the grounds are two other Gites which our hosts own. One is on Trip Advisor and the other on Booking.com but both would be suitable for people with disabilities.

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Liked best: The quietness and close proximity to a number of the WW1 cemetries and memorials
Liked least: There was nothing that I can recall I did not like.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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JayneB321
York, United Kingdom
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“What a shame”
Reviewed 22 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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Good location although noisy street in the morning and noise from railway station from early hours.
Tasteful decoration and attention to detail.
BUT, HUGE HOWEVER,
even though we had booked the whole house we were faced with having to pay an extra 150 euros for our 3 night stay. The owners knew we were paying 270 euros for 3 nights and that we had paid for exclusive use of the house for that period. Why then insist we pay an extra 150 euros for use of another bedroom?
Totally unreasonable but we arrived late in the day; an emotional visit paying tribute to First World War relative who lost his life defending Lens and Arras and we did not have time or energy or emotional capacity to argue.

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Liked best: location
Liked least: Having to pay considerably more for what we had contractually agreed
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
8 Nov 2016
Quelle mauvaise foi; vous aviez réservé la maison avec une chambre et en arrivant vous avez exigé une deuxième chambre; essayez de trouver un gîte 4 étoiles tout équipé avec 2 chambres au prix de 90 euros la nuit. vous avez reconnu d'ailleurs par vous même que ce n'était pas cher, mais comme le site n'était pas clair vous avez préféré mettre des commentaires négatifs. c'est assez lamentable de votre part; Nous sommes sur de nombreux sites et vous êtes les seuls depuis l'ouverture à être mécontent; peut-être que le problème ne vient pas de nous...
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