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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Vimoutiers, Orne, Basse-Normandie, Normandy

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portia123...
St Helens, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
“Chillaxing”
Reviewed 14 April 2016 for a stay in September 2015

If you want a restful holiday with family or friends this is the place to go . The hosts are welcoming and nothing is to much trouble .. They gave us loads of information on places to go things to see ... Very helpful a lovey stay back again in May with family this time .

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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jenny b
Gillingham, United Kingdom
1 review
“France at its best in lovely cosy accommodation”
Reviewed 25 August 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We spent week at Les Patis in June. We have never been to Normandy, usually going to the Loire Valley.

The gite was very comfortable, and one of the best equipped places we have stayed in. The owners were very friendly and helpful. Fishing was good and the grounds were beautiful to spend time in.

Will be back next year, when we hope it will be warm enough to swim in the pool.

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Liked best: The fact that it was so cosy, usually the furniture is well worn and not very comfy
Liked least: The weather could have been better
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 65+
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Dea S
Aarup, Denmark
2 reviews
“Wonderful for families with young children”
Reviewed 28 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We spent a week at Les Bambous and we had the greatest time!

The kids (boys aged 7 and 3) enjoyed feeding the fish, running around in the large garden and just having a great time.

Pat and Tony could even provide a bicycle for our oldest - what a joy! Pat and Tony are the most kind and welcoming hosts - always ready to chit chat even when they were working really hard to trim the place (Les Patis).

The pool area is very beautiful with flowers and sun beds. Unfortunately we didn't have the warmest weather, but the time spent in the pool was awesome

We went to Omaha Beach wich is recommendable. The Tiger Tank near the house is a must.
We also went to the zoo/safari park near Lisieux (45 min drive). With kids it is an awesome experience - they let you feed the giraffes!

We certainly recommend Les Patis and Les Bambous. We are sure to come back some time!

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Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
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Jan D
Lancashire, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
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“Les Patis - lovely base in a beautiful region of Normandy”
Reviewed 20 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Our holiday at Les Patis in gite Les Bambus with our adult daughter and her partner in mid-July was both relaxing and historic. Our property was spacious with a lovely large main sitting, dining, kitchen room where we all came together each evening to eat. Having both a bathroom and an ensuite was perfect. Eating breakfast whilst watching the lake for the jumping fish, heron and kingfishers was idyllic. The facilities kept us all entertained - tennis, ping-pong, rowing and cycling but the hot tub was the main draw for the twentysomethings! A beautiful pool area framed by the extensive garden and pressoir was our favourite spot. We ventured into the local area and were surprised by the WWII history literally on the doorstep. The amazing location of the museum in Mont Ormel meant we could all empathise with the terrible realities and consequences of the battle in the Falaise Pocket. We journeyed further afield to Bayeux which took a little longer than we had anticipated but it is a stunning town and the tapestry is a must. This was followed by a visit to Arromanches to appreciate the scale and ingenuity of the Mulberry harbours. Vimoutiers itself is a compact town with excellent boulangerie and supermarkets. However, a big thank you to Tony and Pat for being such relaxed and welcoming hosts. Having only taken over Les Patis relatively recently, they are working wonders - no hidden 'extras' and Jess the dog is just gorgeous. Hope to be back again,

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Liked best: Peaceful location
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
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Angela M
Ross - on - Wye
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3 reviews
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“The ideal venue for those appreciating peace and quiet in beautiful surroundings.”
Reviewed 29 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

I stayed here with my daughter, her partner and their 2 year old. Whilst toddlers require supervision because of different levels in the property it was just perfect for what we required. Everything is designed to be as natural and traditional as possible. Piping hot water on demand, comfortable beds, plenty of space and a genuinely relaxed atmosphere.

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: Not having enough hanging space or hook on the bedroom and bathroom door!
Travelling group: Extended Family
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