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Mas de Calabrun
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Rayne, England, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
31 hotel reviews
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“great wildlife”
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Relaxing place to stay. Room was great. Location was excellent, a fair distance from Sainte Marie,but rally peaceful. Take insect repellant but the other wildlife was brilliant. Food was really good. Good base for touring the Carmargue.

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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 November 2013

stayed one night in this hotel. The room is rather poor, it is more like a camping bangalow.
Very simple and unpleasant decor- cheaply done. Low ceiling, shower poor quality.
Aircondition is available but havent tried.
Surrounding is nice,
Swimming pool and garden.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Saint-Remy-les-Chevreuse, France
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Reviewed 13 September 2013

We stayed a little more than 2 weeks, for the third time, during the month of August. We are welcomed as if we were part of the familly and it is always a real pain to leave this charmy lovely place.
Everyone is really kind from the garden keeper till the hotel owner. they always do their outmost to make sure you are satisfied and happy of your stay.
The rooms are nice and tidy. Each room as a different style, its own personnality and made with a great sense of decoration.
The organisation is very efficient.
The hotel is located nearby Les Saintes Maries de la Mer but far enough in order not to have the city noises.
There are always young horses next to the hotel rooms which makes the place quite unreal.
The horse rides proposed by the hotel are also a must. Depending on your level, they propose you quiet horses or some with a some temper but all of them are well trained despite the fact they live in a natural environment (catching them is a real experience I can tell you!).
What else could I tell except that we will obviously go back next year!

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Melbourne, Victoria
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76 reviews
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Reviewed 16 July 2013

Absolutely terrific small hotel about 7 kms outside of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer in the Camargue. Our hostess was incredibly welcoming and helpful. The rooms were spotlessly clean (no sign of any mosquitoes mentioned by other reviewers at any time during our stay). Good sized rooms with comfortable beds, excellent modern bathrooms. Lovely pool directly outside our rooms. The breakfast was great and we enjoyed meals at the hotel restaurant both nights and the food was very good indeed (not pretentious). One of the highlights was as we dined outside each night just a very short distance away some of the beautiful white horses of the Camargue could be seen wandering through the rushes. Glorious! Sorry I only booked two nights. Hope to return next year and would absolutely recommend Mas de Calabrun.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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30 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2012

The hotel is fine--I find this review hard to write as I feel that I wish I could compare it to others in the area. I say that because I have a feeling the entire area is just very casual, farm-like and nothing is over the top. The Camargue is lovely, very interesting and I am glad we went but if you are looking for extreme comfort, relaxation and luxury I am not sure you will find it in the region.

The dinner at the Mas was very good, breakfast is ok---a little pricey at 15 euros for what you get. The mosquitos are a big problem everywhere. It is hard to feel like you are in true comfort with dead and alive bugs everywhere (in the rooms as well). Bathrooms are updated but the rooms need it as well. Pool was open but not heated--would be pleasant to sit around if it weren't for the mosquitos. Access to town is easy.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with family
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Sebastian, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2012

This hotel is about five kilometers North of the beach, and if you've been to the beach here you will be glad to be staying outside the town. The rooms are very nice, clean and comfortable and air conditioned. The bathrooms are very up to date. You really should have dinner at the restaurant, it was served on the patio and was delicious. The staff need to be commended, they are willing to help you with anything you need and most of them speak English. They arranged for us to take a sunset ride on the famous white horses of the Camargue at a local livery only 5 minutes away. You can also ride the hotel's horses early in the day. The pool was nice but I recommend you grab a lounge chair early because there are not enough to go around. Try to get a room at the back of the hotel, away from the pool. You will have a lovely view and a patio.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with friends
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2012

I have stayed at the Mas de Calabrun on 5 different occasions now, and each time have been so impressed with the attitude of the staff, the friendly, laid back ambiance and the food in the restaurant, which really is absolutely incredible. The hotel, which has a Spanish, ranch style feel, is situated about 5 minutes drive from Saintes Maries de la Mer (you'll need a car if you want to get around) and sits comfortably in a few acres of Camargue countryside, complete with stable, stream and lovely swimming pool. The owners of the hotel also own a large slice of Camargue backing onto the Rhone river and are always happy to take you up there to see the foals and the great views. I have been to the hotel on business and also for a family weekend break with my kids, and in both situations I found everything to be great. A perfect environment in a fantastic location.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with family
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Property: Mas de Calabrun
Address: 85 A route de Cacharel | Quartier de Frigoules, 13460 Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France
Region: France > Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur > Bouches-du-Rhone > Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer
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Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 42 Hotels in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Mas de Calabrun 3*
Number of rooms: 31
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel located in the heart of the Camargue Natural Park. 30 Rooms totally renewed and decorated with Camargue items (provided with air-conditionning, flat tv and hair dryer). Restaurant with fine traditional cooking. Swimming-pool, boules ground, table tennis and horseriding in our private domain. ... more   less 
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