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Gites 'Almé' and 'Baloubet' at the Haras du Gazon
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Gites 'Almé' and 'Baloubet' at the Haras du Gazon
Gites Almé and Baloubet at the Haras du Gazon Haras du Gazon nestled in a green valley in the lush Normandy countryside
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Gites 'Almé' and 'Baloubet' at the Haras du Gazon
Gites Almé and Baloubet at the Haras du Gazon
Haras du Gazon nestled in a green valley in the lush Normandy countryside
View over the parterre in the front courtyard
Entrance to the games room
Rose garden
Walled garden
Swimming pool
Rose covered archway
Waterlily garden
Walkway between fields
Mares and foals in the Spring
Private lake
Stables at the Haras
Gite Almé Living area
Gite Almé Kitchen
Gite Almé Bedroom
Gite Baloubet Bedroom
Gite Baloubet Bedroom
Gite Baloubet Bedroom
Gite Baloubet Living room
Gite Almé Bedroom
Gite Almé Bedroom
Gite Baloubet Balcony
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4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Falaise, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, Normandy

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Stephanie...
Northampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Lovely,lovely place to stay, in a beautiful location with pool, pool room and tennis courts for happy children”
Reviewed 6 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

When, reluctantly, leaving our gite, we found Bayeux market to be small and perfect to visit and of, course, the Tapestry as well as the museums in Bayeux and Notre Dame church.

Additionally, Falaise Chateau, birth place of William the Conqueror, was of interest for all ages and very reasonable.

Some of the major WW2 beaches are an easy drive to visit.

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Liked best: Lovely location, plenty to do.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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Leamington Spa
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Something for everyone!”
Reviewed 26 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

I needed to book a place for 11 people, made up of three generations and Gite Alme at Haras du Gazon was perfection. The gite was superb, wonderfully equipped and the whole site is stunningly beautiful. There is a large, well maintained swimming pool, a children's play area, beautiful gardens, a lake full of carp which one can fish and horses, swans, geese and coypu, which kept our youngsters constantly occupied. The owners, Tim and Annie, were excellent, always very helpful if we needed to ask advice and keen to ensure that our holiday was just what we wanted it to be.

I am certain that we will be going back again in future years.

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Liked best: Beautiful accommodation and surrounding area. Facillities and the relaxing atmosphere.
Liked least: The flies that come from being on a farm and stables
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Sconniee
Surrey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Brilliant family fun”
Reviewed 19 February 2015 for a stay in August 2014

Haras du Gazon is in a very peaceful and quiet location in Normandy, but is not far away from many attractions. There are 3-4 Gites in total with the owners/hosts Tim and Anne living in the main house.

Our stay was as a three generation one week stay as a 75th birthday present to my Mum, with three children (8,7 and 5) and it worked brilliantly, although 1 week was a little too short.

There is plenty to do at the Gites: swimming pool, games rooms, tennis a short walk away and plenty of outdoor space to run around in. The kids loved watching the daily routine with the horses as well as feeding them on numerous occasions during the day. Each child adopted a horse as their personal favourite. Although all the Gites were occupied, there was never a sense of being crowded as there was always plenty of space at every activity.

Tim and Anne are excellent hosts, were always available if we had any questions and directed us to numerous places we otherwise would not have gone to: Falaise castle (home of William the Conqueror), several local markets, D-Day landing beaches and museums, the Bayeux tapestry.

The quality of the Gites was excellent – the best I have stayed in in France, and with the TV with English satellite and DVD’s, everyone was entertained long after the sun had gone down.

I can thoroughly recommend Haras du Gazon, although the best recommendation comes from the children who are desperate to return.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Not being able to stay for longer
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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People with pets
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Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 20 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

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Liked best: The hosts, Annie & Tim and being right with the horses during our stay.
Liked least: Having to leave....
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Large groups
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gwra
London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
124 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Lovely rural setting but very well situated for getting out and exploring the area.”
Reviewed 19 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

The onsite owners were a mine of useful information and available when needed but never intrusive. Watching the daily routine in the stable yard was fascinating and the horses were gorgeous. We had already spent a week in another of the gîtes and had relaxed into the comfort of Haras du Gazon. The accommodation is spacious enough not to be disturbed by other guests and the games room and bikes provided more opportunities for different family members. Although it is very peaceful there, main roads are not far away and it is easy to get out and about, but as the days went on we were happy to stay around the property enjoying the facilities and were grateful for the British satellite channels and DVD player to entertain the children on wet days. Everything to an unusually high standard.

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
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Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
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Liked best: The constant presence of and number of horses in a beautiful setting
Liked least: Nothing that I can think of.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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