B&B Accommodation

Have you ever stayed at a French Bed & Breakfast ? Try it, you won't regret !

Do not hesitate to ask us any questions you might have about this type of accommodation.

  • Self catering called Gîte in French : An independent house/appartement rented for several days. It is equipped with a kitchen and you do not interact with the owner.
  • Country Inn called Auberge : An owner-operated establishment providing lodging and meals (generally breakfast and dinner). Some provide dinners to overnight guests only, others have full-service restaurants open to the public. Typically 10 or more guest rooms.
  • Bed and Breakfast (B&B) called chambres d'hôtes : An owner-occupied dwelling with 1 to 5 guest rooms, plus common areas for guests, usually separated from the owner's quarters. Sometimes you can have homemade diner at the host's table. You feel like you're staying with friends or family.

To learn more about the different types of accommodation in France

Bed & Breakfast we selected for you are all of a high level of comfort, always with private bathroom.

As we know that it matters to you, we have ONLY selected places with wider beds (queen size, at least).

Your hosts will take great care of you but, contrary to hotels, do not expect « room service », valet de parking and sometimes there are no TV in the room.

French Bed and Breakfasts are inspected and rated by different government agencies or associations that check the level of comfort, health codes and the quality of the welcome. However, do not forget that you are at people’s place, not in a hotel.

While inspections remain a significant tool for measuring the quality of a B&B, our frequent visits are generally the best review.

For all travelers' comfort, pets are not allowed in most places.

  • Towels and sheets are always provided. You might need a towel for a pool/river/sea bath.
  • All B&Bs and boutique-hotel we select have hair dryers, however, they are not always "professional hair dryers". 
  • Shampoo and soap will be provided in a very lasrge majority of the places.

If you can, we recommend to have a cell phone with you - it is easier for you to reach us or your hosts if you get delayed on the road. Check in your home country, you might be able to get an International Plan for the length of your trip. 

If you can't have a cell phone or an internet device, you can give our contacts to your relatives at home and in case of emergency, we will reach you at the B&B.

We select accommodations with hosts who can communicate in English. 

Some of our hosts are fluent and other can interact with you if you speak slowly - more importantly all of them are happy to meet with travelers...and happy to communicate.

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Our Travelers’ Reviews

Wendy
Celebrating my daughter Kelsey's Doctorate - Emilie planned the PERFECT / made to order itinerary for us! Serendipity led us to France Just for You - and has spoiled us for any other way to travel abroad. Perfect trip start to finish....there was no detail overlooked. The personal guidebook is to be treasured - a fabulous reference material and …
Naomi
Our trip was arranged and detailed well in advance, with reservations for activities and places of special interest, and free days with suggestions for things to see and do. We fell in love with Dordogne and the Paleolithic caves for which we had reserved tours, and were able to take in another cave the next day at the suggestion of our B&B hostess …
Beth & Majid
We had a wonderful experience with Laura and Emilie- they were very responsive to all of our questions and needs and helped us plan a fabulous trip! While we were there, they were also very helpful when we needed assistance with reservations or had questions about processes during COVID.

Our Travelers’ Photos

Dina & Jim
from the US
Who just received their travel pack at home
Kelsey
from the US
With her hosts at the B&B in the Loire Valley
Ann & Jim
From the US
In Amboise castle by the Loire river
Tracey & Sandra
From the US
In Provence...
Scott
From Australia
Making "chou" buns in the Loire Valley
Sheena & Anna
From the US
In Provence
Harry & Caroline
From Australia
Wine & Cheese Tasting
Carole & Paul
from the US
Wine Tasting...
Dan & Kim
From the US
Romantic time in Paris...
Lis, Mervyn & Stephen
from Australia
On the Riviera
Shirley
from Canada
In lavender fields in Provence
Jane & Ron
From Canada
Visiting the Opéra Garnier, in Paris

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