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Le Pont de l'Ouysse
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Lacave
Certificate of Excellence
South Pole
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“What a lovely hotel”
Reviewed 3 December 2013

We loved the picturesque surroundings at sunset. It was very relaxing to walk along footpaths by the river. The hotel was elegant and understated furnished. The room was not big but cozy, facing the front of the building planted with trees. Food at its restaurant was fantastic. The wine recommended by the staff was well-paired with our food. Service was impeccable. Loved it!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2013

We stayed here about 8 years ago on a package trip and said then we would return. We were on a driving tour of France and stopped here for 2 nights, one
of which was our 40th wedding anniversary. We enjoyed it last time and even more so on this trip, mainly because they have really upped their game as regards the food experience. It was very good previously; it is excellent now.
Set in a valley with the narrow river running outside it's front door, it is peace and quiet personified. Our room was a large double, over the front door, looking across the narrow deep gorge.In the morning mist it's almost Arthurian. There was good storage space and a reasonably sized en-suite bathroom - shower over bath and a separate toilet. Everything as clean as a whistle.
It's a family run property and everyone is relaxed and helpful, providing translation of the menu and good advice on wine selection. They all made our stay memorable. Our only regret was the weather was too inclement to take dinner on the terrace.
The only 'blip' was a howling noise from the toilet cistern which, as it was late,
would you believe Chef fixed it! Plumbing skills, as well as excellent culinary skills!

Room Tip: I'm not totally acquainted with the hotel layout, but a room at the front should tick most boxes...
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2013

I spent two nights at Le Pont de L'Ouysse in September while on a walking trip. The food was wonderful, the location breathtaking, and the service impeccable without being intrusive. The Chambon family were very welcoming and I would have put Elliott, the resident English Setter, in my suitcase if possible. I look forward to a return visit and would highly recommend this hotel to anyone visiting the Dordogne Valley.

Stayed September 2013, travelled with family
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Vancouver Island
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93 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2013

My sister and I recently stayed for 2 nights while on a hiking holiday in the Dordogne Valley. The hotel was so comfortable, beds were perfect, showers much appreciated and the swimming pool and surrounds were a perfect welcome after a long day of hiking.
The meals were superb, staff so well trained, efficient and unobtrusive. We appreciated every aspect of this hotel including the spectacular location. Even the hotel dog was perfect as he patrolled the hotel and grounds and entertained us with his antics.
I highly recommend the hotel and the fabulous restaurant.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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Reviewed 30 June 2013

This hotel is charming and comfortable but especially the restaurant is suberb!!! We've travelled in France regularly and visited very good restaurants especially during the last 15 years. The kitchen of Le Pont de L'Ouysse is fantastic and service enjoyable, relaxed and kind.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2012

A piece of heaven on earth. The place is so beautiful overlooking an old broken bridge with a beautiful view of a castle on a cliff. Just a few minutes away from the miraculous church of rocamadour., a few minutes drive away from another picturesque town, sarlat. The Chambons who run the hotel are lovely people. the staff is very friendly and helpful. the hotel is very nice and very clean. my favorite is the excellent food by Michelin star chef Stephan Chambons. a trip worth taking.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with friends
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Hampshire, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2012

I visited Le Pont de L'Ouysse six autumns ago, and I fell in love with this beautiful hotel. Coming back was no different except that this visit was in the summer and the warm weather definitely brought a spectrum of colours which without a doubt gave the hotel an interestingly new dimension. The atmosphere was relaxed, warm, homey in a good way, with twists and quirks here and there. One can also never have enough of those breath-taking views.

Dinner was as expected fantastic! With ingredients on the menu locally sourced, obviously fresh, whipped together by an experienced creative chef and with good service to match, one can only be guaranteed a great tasting meal.

I know one thing... there is going to be a third visit and more after this.

Thank you and well done, Le Pont de L'Ouysee team!

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with friends
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Property: Le Pont de l'Ouysse
Address: 46200 Lacave, France
Region: France > Occitanie > Lot > Lacave
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Lacave
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Le Pont de l'Ouysse 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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