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Hotel Restaurant la Cardinale

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 218*
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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is a small establishment, and extremely well-run. The staff was so helpful, the food was delicious, the decor charming, the bathrooms and beds very comfortable, the landscaping and grounds were exquisite. When it became apparent we would miss the normal dinner service, we called ahead to tell them we would be late arriving...they gave us the whole menu over...

1Thank Ginger B
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 July 2016

We stayed only one night at La Cardinale while enroute to elsewhere but what a welcome respite it was for that one night. It is a gem of a place in the Ardeche set on 65 acres of beautiful property. We were welcomed warmly by Madame as we got out of the car and she immediately saw to our needs....

1Thank Susie014
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Lovely family hotel, surrounded by nature. Exquiste and delicious cuisine, and a close and friendly treatment. Very quiet, so relaxing place to enjoy on holidays or just travelling. Family room recomended if you travel with children. Just great!!

Thank Vanessa G
Austrian Alps, Austria
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We stayed at this marvellous place for 7 days and especially enjoyed the phantastic food that is served for dinner (no lunch served, reservation for dinner obligatory!). The wine list offered everything the region is proud of - and all this for reasonable prices considering the top quality! Another highlight is the breakfast, sweet only, but delicious every day with...

3Thank toprooster
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

We stumbeled on this place by coincidence, and got really supprised by this amazing "hidden treasure" in the woods outside Le Pouzin. First of all: the food is amazing. We had different kinds of fish dishes both days of our stay. Made to perfection and absolutely lovely. The starters were great too. And do not skip dessert at this place...;)...

3Thank BeefyDuck
Reviewed 15 April 2015

This hotel is really a gem. The main buildiing is part of hostorical patrimone of Ardeche, the gardens manicured, the rooms comfortable, spacious with lovely bathroom. We had delicious dinner with local wine and amazing breakfast the followng morning. There is a huge swimming pool for summer guests. Prices are reasonable, I stayed in a triple room, with my husband...

1Thank Monica A
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Unusual rural guest house with well-equipped rooms and acres of space. But the biggest surprise is the outstanding food - both at breakfast and dinner. The owner is English and once owned a restaurant with his beautiful French wife in Cheltenham, UK. They certainly work hard to maintain this spacious property .

2Thank TerryHopley
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Unfortunately I only stayed for a night in la Cardinale in le Pouzin, and it was pure coincidence. The landskape is beautiful the rooms are large and well thought out with private terrasse. It was unfortunately too cold to go to the pool, but the setting is amazing there too... but the biggest surprise was the food. I have been...

2Thank Aziza1982
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2014

This is a small hotel where you really can recharge your batteries. The hotel is small and run by a very friendly and accommodating family, the food is 2 star michelin quality and is the highlight of the day. There is 65 acres of well tended gardens with hundreds of trees. The rooms are all different and and beautifully maintained...

3Thank 76PaulC76
Den Haag
Reviewed 4 June 2014

We stayed for a few days with the family in the family room of Hotel restaurant La Cardinale. Not only was the food super, the breakfast unbelievable good, the bed we were sleeping in was excellent. If you happen to be in the neighborhood don't hesitate to pass by. It is a small hotel-restaurant, a huge pool and excellent service....

4Thank Petra v

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in southern France in the unique region of Ardeche, La Cardinale Hotel-Restaurant is set on 65 acres of verdant grounds overlooking the Rhone valley and distant mountains. This lovely area, where fields are full of fruit, lavender, sun-flowers and vineyards, plays host to an authentic 17th-century Provencal farmhouse, now a wonderful 4-star Hotel-Restaurant. Expect warm and friendly service, charming guestrooms and delicious cuisine. The comfortable guestrooms each have their own terrace and are equipped with modern en suite facilities. Wi-Fi internet access is available and is free of charge. In the bright and cosy restaurant, savour cuisine that reflects the sunny climate of the Rhone Valley. All of the dishes are inspired by local ingredients and produce. For a relaxing moment, sit alongside a semi-Olympic swimming pool surrounded by a beautifully landscaped garden. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Restaurant la Cardinale

Address: Quartier Serre Petoux | Payre, 07250 Le Pouzin, France
Region: France > Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes > Ardeche > Le Pouzin
Price Range: ₹ 13,609 - ₹ 16,590 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Restaurant la Cardinale 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“We were on the ground floor in a handicap-accessible room, it was large, lovely, and had it's own sitting area on the patio.”
819gingerb, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you are traveling with children the family room is really comfortable. Couples are better of in the separate building where every room has a separate garden and terrace.”
Petrav341, 4 Jun 2014 | Read review
“The deluxe rooms are worth the upgrade and the double spa that you get is truly large enough for 2 people unlike so many others”
DaleReardon, 28 Jan 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the family room which was massive, 2 baths and everything you need. Quite everywhere”
754DaveG, 26 Aug 2013 | Read review
“The Garden room on the end at the right.....the bath is huge!”
suesue62, 21 Jun 2013 | Read review
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