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We absolutely loved the gite La Samsonelle - well appointed and very typically French; well equipped; very comfortable; and central to the village restaurants, shops, crafts and the Abbey. The new swimming pool was a welcome bonus after a hot day touring. Lots of places...More
This Gite via its website promises a lot but fails to deliver -it may have struck hard times - we wonder why - but there was a number of issues that were not acceptable.
It is attached to the main house with lack of privacy...More
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Response from SylvieLoireValley, Owner at Gite La SamsonelleResponded 23 July 2013
I'm obviously devastated to see that you didn't enjoy your stay at our gite in Fontevraud L'Abbaye especially as on your departure you expressed that your stay was everything you had hoped for..
We do have the experience of long term stays . In fact,...More
Sylvie and Mark's cozy gite and beautiful property made for an amazing 2 week stay and French language immersion in the lovely Loire Valley. Their hospitality is warm and inviting.They are attentive and respectful hosts - fresh croissant in the morning, and wood for the...More
We spent a wonderful three weeks at La Samsonelle. Our hosts Sylvie and Mark both are fluent in English and French. They were welcoming and knowledgeable without being obtrusive. The gite contained a comprehensive set of brochures, maps, walking and velo guides. Sylvite and Mark...More
We spent 6 very relaxing days at La Samsonelle in Fontevraud-l'Abbaye. Sylvie is an excellent hostess. The apartment is well equipped, clean, very quiet and the garden is most peaceful.
We received a lot of helpful information from our hosts. We arrived on a rainy...More