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Vaison-la-romaine

Yann and Christine Christiansen are the owner/managers (the family has presided for over 100 years) of a conversion of two 16th/17th-century houses.
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Hotel de Varenne

Hotel de Varenne

Paris

Close to the Invalides and the Rodin museum with its fascinating garden, this former hôtel particulier changed hands in 2002.
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Les Florets

Les Florets

Gigondas

Against a background of the craggy Dentelles de Montmirail, this old-fashioned hotel has a superb setting high in a wooded valley, near some of the best Côtes du Rhône vineyards.
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Ti al Lannec

Ti al Lannec

Trebeurden

The Jouanny family’s handsome, white 19th-century mansion (Relais de Silence). stands in a large flowery garden (where meals are served under parasols and cypress trees).
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Veigné

 ‘A lovely hotel’. The owner/managers, Anne and Xavier Olivereau, are the fourth generation of the family to run this handsome pepperpotted Second Empire mansion, set amid woods and lawns in a park.
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Auberge du Bon Laboureur

Auberge du Bon Laboureur

Chenonceaux

‘Lovely looking and efficiently run,’ say visitors. At the château gates, this l8th century post house (Relais du Silence) has been owned by the Jeudi family since 1902.
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Hotel Caron de Beaumarchais

Hotel Caron de Beaumarchais

Paris

‘Well managed, charming; the location is superb,’ says a visitor regarding Alain Bigeard’s elegant small hotel in the trendy Marais district.
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Hotel Chopin

Hotel Chopin

Paris

Philippe Bidal’s modest hotel (a listed historic monument) stands at the end of a glass-roofed 19th-century arcade with shops, near the junction of boulevards Haussmann, Montmartre and des Italiens.
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St Paterne

“A wonderful antidote to faceless mid-Atlantic hotels”, this beautiful Renaissance château stands in its own lovely park on the eastern edge of Alençon. 
From £145 per night
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Camon

‘Just as lovely as we remembered,’ says a returning visitor to this converted 10th-century abbey, part of a castle in this lovely old fortified village, way south-west of Carcassonne.
  • swimming
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • swimming_pool
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Chateau de Villette

Chateau de Villette

Poil

In the Morvan nature reserve in southern Burgundy, this 16th/18th-century château has been run for seven years
From £175 per night
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Le Manoir les Minimes

Le Manoir les Minimes

Amboise

Excellently situated, next to the château’, this luxurious 18th-century manor house was built on the foundations of an ancient medieval monastery.
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Le Manoir Saint-Thomas

Le Manoir Saint-Thomas

Amboise

A 12th-century turreted former priory has been sympathetically restored, and is now a B&B hotel located two minutes’ walk from Amboise centre.
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La Chartreuse du Bignac

La Chartreuse du Bignac

Saint-nexans

In the Périgord Pourpre near Bergerac and Monbazillac, this 18th-century monastery has been converted into an elegant hotel.
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Chateau de Moulin-le-Comte

Chateau de Moulin-le-Comte

Aire-sur-la-lys

In a hamlet near Aire-sur-la-Lys, this graceful 19th-century mansion has been lovingly turned by its Belgian owner, Sir Francis Van der Elst, into a welcoming B&B with table d’hôte.
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La Villa de Mazamet

La Villa de Mazamet

Mazamet

In a quiet residential area, this 1930s maison de maitre has been carefully restored by English owners, Peter Friend and Mark Barber, who run it as a luxury chambres d’hôtes with dinners.
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Hotel Beau Site

Hotel Beau Site

Talloires

The lawns of this hotel (with loungers and plenty of space for sunbathing) run down to a private beach on the shore of Lake Annecy. 
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Hotel Spa Le Calendal

Hotel Spa Le Calendal

Arles

‘A lovely little hotel,’ says a visitor to Frederic and Cécile Lespinasse-Jacquemin’s quiet, friendly B&B in three buildings in the old town.
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Auberge du Cheval Blanc

Auberge du Cheval Blanc

Westhalten

“What a good stop-over,” say visitors. “Super dinner, comfy room, lovely village.” Owned since 1785 by the wine-producing Koehler family (“much in evidence”), this cheerful restaurant-with-rooms stands in a “pretty, peaceful” village, amid the orchards and vineyards of the Vosges foothills.
From £110 per night
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Hotel Charembeau

Hotel Charembeau

Forcalquier

Tastefully converted by its owners Sandra and André Berger, this group of 18th-century stone farm buildings is now an inexpensive B&B hotel.
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Hotel Verneuil

Hotel Verneuil

Paris

‘Small and personal, with attentive staff’, this B&B hotel is in a quiet street in St-Germain-des-Prés: ‘A lovely location, close to shops and the local market,’ says a visitor.
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Hotel Atlantic

Hotel Atlantic

Wimereux

In this small seaside resort, close to busy Boulogne, father-and-son Alain and Benjamin Delpierre”s “excellent” Art Deco-fronted hotel stands on the pedestrianised promenade on to which some of the sea-facing bedrooms lead. 
From £147 per night

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