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la ferme aux chats

L'Eglise , Formigny, 14710 France (Show map)
4.7
83 Reviews
€ 65 - € 80
per night

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About

B&B**** Awarded best B&B in France 2010 / 2011 by Bedandbreakfast The main building was built in 1750 and is located at 4 km from the D-Day landing beach of Omaha Beach and 15km from the historical city of Bayeux. All the bedrooms are furnished on the highest standards with private bathrooms .You will enjoy to walk around in the flowered garden and in the park of the property. From 07.00 to 10.00am Joelle will serve a complete and delightful french breakfast with homemade jams and homemade brioche. Free WiFi Internet via Spotcoffee.

Rooms & Rates

Birmane

This room is located at the ground floor . Easy access for elderly persons.Free Internet WiFi ADSL access on request.Two single & very comfortable beds (90 x 200cm).

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Twin

Siamoise

Large room with high-quality linens and bedding.Antiques and designer decoration.Internet WiFi ADSL access for free on request .Private bathroom & Toilets. Can accomodate 3 adults or 2 adults & 1 child. Queen bed 160x200cm & 1 very comfortable convertible sofa 200x 93 cm

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Chartreuse

Room for two persons with high-quality linens and bedding. Free Internet WiFi ADSL access on request .Queen bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Maine Coon

Nice romantic room for two persons.High-quality linen and bedding. Free Internet WiFi ADSL access for on request.Double bed

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double

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Reviews

Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.5
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.6

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83 Reviews

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Most unforgettable stay!

5 on August 29, 2014

We were on a 2-week tour of France, visiting many places across multiple regions, cities and towns. This B&B was by far the most unforgettable place, and a highlight of our entire trip. Joelle and her husband Loic are such wonderful and friendly people - they totally went out of their way to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. The entire house is decorated very tastefully with interesting deco from all over the world. The beds are heavenly. Bathrooms, especially the showers are of very high quality, and very spacious (even by American standard), which is so rare in France. They have a very large garden where many different kinds of fruit trees and flowers are grown. Joelle served us with at least 8 different types of homemade jam for breakfast. They also raise chickens so Joelle also made scrambled eggs for us. It was delicious! Joelle left a bottle of brandy for us at night to help with the heavy meal and made us more relaxed after a day of tourist activities. They are such gracious people that they gave us the set of 6 crystal glasses they used to serve the liquor on the day of our departure, simple because one of the members told her how lovely they are. This couple totally "Wow"ed us - they made us fall in love with France and the French people head over toe! Joelle and Loic will make you feel so pampered in all aspects of your stay, delivering an experience unmatched by any 5-star luxury hotel, yet at a fraction of the cost. If you are visiting the Normandy area, you HAVE TO experience it yourself!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for this very nice review. It was a real pleasure to meet you and we spent very good time together. Hope to meet you again in Normandy or elsewhere . Who knows ....


The perfect stay you would like to have

5 on August 29, 2014

We recently were guests of La Ferme aux Chats and ours has been a lovely stay that would suggest to other travellers. The location is quiet and perfect to visit the surroundings because close to the main turistic sites. Joelle and Loic welcomed us very friendly, their house and the rooms are cosy and tastefully decorated, moreover their breakfasts were really delicious.


Wonderful place to stay

4.6 on July 08, 2014

We just returned from a 3 night stay in Normandy at La Ferme Aux Chats. We really enjoyed our stay here! The service provided by Joelle and her husband was excellent! They were able to give us several recommendations and information about sites to see and places to eat. They both spoke very good English, which was helpful to us. The breakfast was delicious! Joelle makes a variety of homemade jams, which are amazing!! There were about 6 different flavours to choose from! She also made homemade brioche that was so tasty! Also for breakfast each morning there was a variety of breads, pastries, cereal, sliced deli meat, cheeses, yogurt, fresh cut up fruit, coffee, and tea. The entire B&B was very clean! Downstairs there are lots of war memorabilia, books, brochures for the area, and a television. The bed was very comfortable. The bathroom was very modern and had a rain shower that was wonderful to come home to after a long day of sight seeing. The only downfall was when we arrived it was a rather warm day, and our room was very warm and since the windows in the room are small, and there was no fan in the room it stayed very warm until night time. It did cool off over night though with the windows open. Downstairs was nice and cool though! The grounds around the B&B are lovely! If we return to Normandy, this would be where we would stay again! We would highly recommend it!


Lovely Place

3.6 on July 05, 2014

Nice quiet place, good location for exploring the surrounding areas. Excellent homemade breakfast. Very friendly hosts.


D-Day stay

4.6 on June 13, 2014

A great B&B, feels like coming home to someone. The owners was so helpful, service minded and do everything for there guestes. Good breakfast ( home made jam pomes&vanilla is to dye for :) clean and comfort rooms. We had a great stay. The four from Sweden.


Best of the best!

5 on June 10, 2014

We have stayed in a half dozen B&B's in France in the last two years. La ferme aux chats is the best by far. Joëlle and Loic are outstanding hosts who pay great attention to details. Some of these include water bottles in the room, making dinner reservations. suggesting sightseeing destinations, great breakfasts just to name a few. We really enjoyed their garden, location of the B&B, their genuine warmth and all the cats ( they are all outdoor cats). We hope to return for a longer stay on our next trip to France. Michèle & Charlie


Normandy, etal

5 on June 03, 2014

What a wonderful place to have wonderful conversation, great food and so close to Normandy Beaches.


Delightful!

4.6 on June 03, 2014

Charming hosts, the best location, wonderful property and the best furry friends!,


Outstanding Hosts

4.6 on May 31, 2014

Cute, clean country B&B. Hosts always willing to make recommendations and dining arrangements. Breakfast every morning featured homemade jams which were a treat. Request Gluten free bread if desired.


Beautiful and Friendly

5 on May 26, 2014

This bed and breakfast is a wonderful place to stay. The bedrooms are beautiful and comfortable. There is also a very nice lounge downstairs with books and tv. The breakfast was delicious with homemade jams. Joelle and Loic were friendly and helpful and made us feel very welcome! Thank you for a wonderful visit!


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Location

Location Type

Countryside, Village

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Mont St Michel 150km, American Cemetary 8km, Omaha Beach 4km, Bayeux 15km, Pointe du Hoc 9km, Picnic area, Ruins

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Computer, Fireplace, Library, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV , Microwave & Fridge in the dining-room

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, In-room internet, Desk, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Private entrance, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Boating, Fishing, Golfing, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Car rental 15km, Sailing

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Policies

  • Check In:: 04.00pm
  • Check Out:: 11.00am
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Rivoallan Joelle

Languages spoken

English, French

Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs , 2 chickens,1 ducks

About the innkeepers

History,Antiques, animals and wildlife protection

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Meals

Breakfast

French Breakfast

  • Time Served: 07.00am to 10.00am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

, Picnic Bask 15€/pers


Signature Dish

Picnic Basket
Picnic basket available on request 15€ / person. To be booked 24h in advance or with your reservation If you are suffering of glutten intolerance, please just let us know it before your arrival . We'll prepare glutten free bread for you.


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L'Eglise , Formigny, 14710 France (Show map)

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