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“A very comfortable stay”
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Les Vieux Chenes
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Les Vieux Chenes
Pool from Garden Wall Gateway Comfortable sitting area with piano
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20 reviews
Les Vieux Chenes
Pool from Garden Wall Gateway
Comfortable sitting area with piano
Opera king bedroom
Opera en suite with 'rainforest' shower, basin and wc
Another view of Opera bedroom
Bedroom-Theatre
Main bathroom with view over Pyrenees!
The Stone Terrace
Fully fitted Kitchen to prepare market goodies
Dining Area with antique farmhouse table
Enjoy views over the vineyards & Pau valley
After a shower early season..
Aerial View of farmhouse
Twin en suite top floor on 4 bed option only
Big Bikes on Col D'Aubisque
Tour de France comes to town(Navarrenx)
Pau Horse Show fence #28
Tasting Area at Local Vineyard
Views of Pyrenees from house in midwinter
Bedroom - Opera King en-suite
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Pau, Communaute d'Agglomeration Pau-Pyrenees, Bearn-Basque Country, Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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Cmyapplet...
Dublin, Ireland
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A very comfortable stay”
Reviewed 5 August 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Myself and my husband had a very relaxing stay here at the start of June. Unfortunately we didn't always have great weather to lounge by the pool, but we were very comfortable in the house on the days that the weather wasn't great. The kitchen was very well equipped and it was very handy to have a washing machine for our use also. Gillian made us feel very welcome and was happy to recommend some outings and was able to book restaurants on our behalf also. It was great to have fast wifi and UK tv channels also. We would definitely return in the future, hopefully to better weather so we can enjoy the beautiful pool area!

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Liked best: The very comfortable bed
Liked least: The rain!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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England
Reviewed 28 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013

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Liked best: The meal Gillian prepared
Liked least: Everything was very good
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
28 Jun 2013
We are very pleased that you and your wife had a good holiday despite being here when this area was on maximum weather warnings, battered by the worst storms for many, many years with so many local towns & villages being devastated by floods. Happily, the house is on a hilltop.

As a chef, I love finding the best local produce for our guests and serving it in the private dining room, adjacent to the rental house, so thank you for your kind words about our food.
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CaFrancop...
Palm Springs, California
Level 6 Contributor
475 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
“How many wonderful things can we say about Les Vieux Chenes?”
Reviewed 6 October 2012 for a stay in September 2012

The graceful house sits at the top of a lovely rolling hill and is surrounded by pleasant gardens. Furnished with polished antiques, the gîte is fully and beautifully equipped, right down to hair dryers in the bathrooms. Close to many charming villages, the location is ideal for an exploration of rural life. and then there is the fabulous host Gillian! Upon arrival she had prepared a fantastic multi-course Béarnaise dinner, and throughout our stay was always available with information to ensure a great vacation. We have stayed in many gîtes over the years, but this one is one in a million! Lucky those who get to stay at Les Vieux Chenes.

We'll definitely be back.

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Liked best: Tranquil setting, surounding villages, on-site chickens, and of course friendly, helpful hostess
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Nala1947
Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Great area made perfect by friendly owners living next door.”
Reviewed 21 September 2012 for a stay in September 2012

Four friends, two couples, stayed for a week at the end of the British summer, September. The weather was wonderful, and really ended the season off beautifully. The large clean pool was put to good use every day, and the view from the seating around it was fabulous. The old house took care of the weather, the hugely thick walls soaking up the heat and keeping the inside pleasantly cool. One day we went up into the Pyrenees seeing not just the magnificent mountains but also the Victorian Spas, modern Ski resorts and plenty of cyclists trying to emulate the Tour de France athletes, another was spent exploring the superb town of Pau, a couple of days we walked the local area, but I was also talked into just lazing by the pool by the less energetic.
A great area made even more enjoyable by the superb house and thoughtful and knowledgeable owners. Gillian also did a fabulous home cooked meal as an extra one night.

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Liked best: Quiet
Liked least: Travel there and back
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Families with young children
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2012 for a stay in June 2012

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Liked best: Location was fantatsic. More to do than expected.
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
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  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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