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Arundel, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Moored here for 2 nights at the end of our canal du midi trip. Very pretty basin, good facilities for leboat customers, including showers. Staff friendly and helpful, a good few moorings although need to arrive early to guarantee one, especially at weekends. Short walk to the main town, which offers good shops and restaurants. Good set up.

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Arrived after travelling all day from Paris to shock and horror from owner . We were told "oh no I have no room I have over booked ". Considering we booked 6 months prior and had the emails from Camille confirming this we were extremely annoyed. We had carried our luggage from the railway station to be informed that we... More 

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De Haan, Belgium
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 May 2016

TIPADVISOR LE GRAND BASSIN CASTELNAUDARY We booked for a bicycle holyday at the Canal du Midi. When we arrived we saw a messy house and kitchen, checked the balcony room.. .and after 10 minutes we decided not to stay and left this B&B: Poor in all aspects. We were lucky to found, the very same day, a splendid hotel in... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

We booked two rooms at this gorgeous bed and breakfast right on the Canal du Midi's Grand Bassin in Castelnaudary. Camille, the owner, was an absolute delight and shared some of her house smoked duck. It was absolutely divine. She accommodated our every need and we really enjoyed having wine and conversation with her and her friend in the living... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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2 reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2016

We stayed at this delightful B&B for 6 nights in March. Our room was spotless, the breakfast was good. Camille, who operates the B&B by herself, was very helpful and friendly - she arranged bike rental for us ahead of time (since the season had not yet started) and drove us to the rental location. We loved the town (just... More 

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Lichfield, England, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We chose this B&B to stay the night before we took out a boat from the Le Boat base next door. It is a typical French house with the charming interior belying the rather plain exterior and superbly located by the Canal du Midi. The rooms were spacious, decorated with a rustic French theme, comfortable beds, minimal storage space, clean... More 

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Germany
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

We (my wife and me) found this place by coincidence and where more than delighted. Camille took over this Chambres D'Hotes some weeks ago and is a wonderful host. Since she worked in London for a while she is perfect in English. The room we stayed was very nice and had a view on the harbor. At night it is... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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63 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2014

Le Grand Bassin is probably one of the most scenic places to stay along the Canal du Midi, with terrific views and bargain prices. My room with a terrace was 60 Euros including breakfast for 2! There are many things that Le Grand Bassin is not, but you won’t find a place much nicer than this for the money, regardless... More 

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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380 reviews
115 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2013

We booked this on the strength of previous reviews on this site and at first glance this B&B on the banks of the Grand Bassin is not particularly prepossessing. However, afterwards we agreed that this was probably the best B&B that we stayed in enroute from Bilbao across the south of France to Le Marche, Italy. It is well decorated,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2012

This b&b is perfectly situated right on Le Grand Bassin on the Canal du Midi. There is plenty of parking space and a short walk along the canal brings you to some waterside restaurants and the town itself. The grand bassin is very picturesque and the canal a wonderful place to walk along. Rooms in the b&b are spacious and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For a pleasant break along the canal du midi, whether you are cycling, walking or sailing. Stop over at the lock keeper's stone house located on the "grand bassin". Camille, who knows the area like the back of his hand will be happy to welcome you and give you tips for visiting the region while you have breakfast in the garden under the shade of the plane trees or in the family room where a fire burns in the winter months. 5 Ensuite refurbished rooms with 1,60m double beds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Le Grand Bassin

Address: 301 quai Edmond Combes, 11400 Castelnaudary, France
Region: France > Occitanie > Aude > Castelnaudary
Number of rooms: 5
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“Choose Hotel du Lock”
 of 5 bubbles ssjp16, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles denis1232016, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“Lovely view of the Grand Bassin from our 2nd story window”
 of 5 bubbles ShaneH863, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“There is only one room with a terrace, if it is available, ask for it as it is a wonderful bonus to enjoy the incredible location of this charming B&B!”
 of 5 bubbles maggielacoste, 9 Jan 2014 | Read review
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