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L'Ombre du Palais

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Victoria, British Columbia
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed with Sabine for 5 nights in early October. Sabine was a charming and attentive hostess. It was not a busy time so we were the only guests during our stay but based on reviews I think she makes the effort to ensure every guest is well looked after. She arranged to have a taxi waiting for us when... More 

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alombredupalais, Propriétaire at L'Ombre du Palais, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice email on tripAdvisor, It was the pleasure to meet and stay with you, All the best for you both Very warm regards sabine More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We just got back from 3 weeks in France, and someone asked me what was the best experience we had. I thought about their question for a moment and then answered: meeting and getting to know Sabine Ferrand. We spent a week in Paris. I rode a bicycle in a race to the top of Mont Ventoux. But it's the... More 

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alombredupalais, Propriétaire at L'Ombre du Palais, responded to this review

Thank you so much,,,,Dear professor, the words are missing me to tell you how important and nice review you write about my house and the pleasure to stay with you and your wife,,, Thank you again for choosing to stay in my House, Very warm regards sabine ferrand More 

North Augusta
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Avignon and the surrounding area of Provence did not disappoint; however, one of the best things we did was to plan our stay at L’Ombre du Palais. It was located within easy walking distance of the Pope’s Palace and we enjoyed the breakfast terrace with the best view in the City of Avignon. Our hostess, Madame Ferrand, seemed to understand... More 

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Oakton, VA
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Sabine will make your stay magnificent! Her home features colorfully decorated rooms dedicated to her favorite artists. She'll invite you to join her in the kitchen to learn how to create that delicious cocktail goodie or breakfast bread. She knows and loves her town...and the tours and restaurants she recommended were spot on. She made our stay magical....can't wait to... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Prepare to meet Avignon's most charming, intelligent, fun and playful host: Sabine Ferrand. Sabine is also a wonderful chef and -- if you want -- will prepare dinners with your input. When my wife and I were there, Sabine prepared a meal -- with impromptu in-kitchen assistance from two young guests from South Carolina. A couple from Germany joined us... More 

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alombredupalais, Propriétaire at L'Ombre du Palais, responded to this review

Thank you so much Monsieur Professor,for your nice email,, It was a real pleasure to meet you,to discuss with you,,,,a GREAT moment Thank you again for choosing to stay in my House, Very warm regards sabine ferrand A L'Ombre du palais Avignon, More 

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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

L'Ombre du Palais is (as it's name suggests) "in the shadow of the palace" directly across the square from the Palais Du Papes. This little gem reflects the quirky, charming style of the hostess, the irrepressible Sabine. Each of the three rooms is named after a famous artist decorated with reproductions of their work. We stayed in the Malevich room... More 

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alombredupalais, Propriétaire at L'Ombre du Palais, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice comments about my House,,,, it was a pleasure to meet you and stay with you, Thank you for choosing to stay in my House, Warm regards sabine ferrand More 

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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Awesome location , moments from the papal palace, gracious and outgoing host, large comfortable room and delightful breakfast. What more could you want? Sabine knows everything and everyone; she made sure we were treated properly at her recommended restaurants ( her recommendations were wonderful ) and personally escorted us to the market. Best B and B host ever!

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alombredupalais, Propriétaire at L'Ombre du Palais, responded to this review

Thank you dear Sir and Madame for your nice email on TripAdvisor, it was a real pleasure to meet you, Enjoy your stay in Provence All my best regards sabine ferrand More 

Houghton le Spring, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We arrived at Avignon Eurostar station and were greeted by Nathalie our taxi driver arranged by Sabine, our hostess. Sabine is a lady of great charm and personality and as we were to learn, in our 4 day stay, a perfect hostess and as added bonus spoke excellent English. A glass of wine and nibbles was also prepared for our... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

This is a true Bed & Breakfast. The host is SO personable, LOVES hosting, and truly gives you a french experience. Wine every afternoon on her outdoor terrace with her, brings together to guests, cooks with you, etc. The rooms were beautiful, we had much trouble with the toilet but other than that the rooms were fabulous. Located right in... More 

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Fort Montgomery
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27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

After reading many positive reviews we booked a room with Sabine Ferrand's B&B. An excellent choice. After many emails back and forth Sabine made sure we had a taxi to meet us at the TGV train station. Upon arrival she gave us a warm greeting and a welcome glass of chilled wine on the lovely terrace. The house is an... More 

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Address: 6 rue de la Vieille Juiverie | Place du Palais des Papes, 84000, Avignon, France
Region: France > Provence > Vaucluse > Avignon
Price Range: $199 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Centrally located A short walk to the Palais du Papes, Avignon Bridge, and shopping in town”
 of 5 bubbles hylandcm, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“No elevator. Rooms on front side may be noisy in the early evening with groups of young people talking, singing, etc.”
 of 5 bubbles wn97744, 29 May 2016 | Read review
“There are only 4 rooms all on the ground floor so any of them would be a good choice.”
 of 5 bubbles janeb236, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“There are rooms at first and second floors”
 of 5 bubbles Coolmike57, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Our room was at the front of the house, so some noise from people walking along the footpath at night. Closing the windows helped.”
 of 5 bubbles 338murrayb, 25 Aug 2014 | Read review
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