We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Spirit Of 1944

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Best prices for:1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Professional photos
Spirit Of 1944
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

107 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 48: English reviews
Jalhay, Belgium
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic place! Wonderful hosts! After a five stars breakfast you get your daily briefing on all the site you wish to visit. For the evening Pat and Laurent will share their experience to guide you to the best restaurants. We really enjoyed the stay, full of good moments. It is the place to go in Normandy!

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank alainadam
Kortrijk
1 review
Reviewed 17 October 2016

very warm welcome by Patricia and Laurent who should us around their amazing bed and breakfast. Never seen two people so passionate about the second World War. Mr Gaudin is the perfect guy to show you around everything you need to see. Room is perfect, breakfast is more then perfect. Is you want to visit Normandy, this is the place... More 

Helpful?
Thank pedrodermaux
Baudour
1 review
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We visited Laurent and Patricia's guest house 3 years ago and came back home with exceptional memories. 3 years later...it was just perfect again. No detail is forgotten and we enjoyed a lot the hot tub bath under the stars. A worth to visit!

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank fredericc621
Belgium
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

There is no way you can spend your stay in normandy better then with Patricia and Laurent, you really feel like being at home. The environment and the room is just perfect, the breakfast is magnificant and the hospitality is extraordinairy. I hate to say this because I am afraid next time I want to visit again the place will... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
1 Thank Prosper C
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I chose this B&B as a surprise for my USAF pilot husband during our 2 week tour of Europe. We had limited time in Normandy but enjoyed every minute of it thanks to Patricia and Laurent. They truly went above and beyond to help us maximize our time and gave great advice on the DDay sites. Laurent even drove us... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank Hcs4291
Fort Mill, South Carolina
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

My wife and I have traveled to Normandie the last four years. Two of those years we were able to stay at Spirit of 1944. We cannot say enough good things about Spirit. We have certainly created lifelong memories and lifelong friends with both Patricia and Laurent, the owners. Spirit is centrally located and is near all of the locations... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
2 Thank WWIIConley
Taunton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 July 2016

What an amazing place this is! So unique and the place takes you right back to D Day with all the world war 2 memorabilia! Laurent made us feel very welcome, his breakfasts are legendary! The Churchill room was fantastic

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
1 Thank julianw720
Worcester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Better than First class service from the moment we arrived, It surpassed our every expectation mainly due to our host Laurent from the amazing breakfasts made with local produce to the beautiful rooms.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
1 Thank hgrove_160554
Liege, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Spirit of 1944 offers the best Bed & Breakfast experience you can expect, welcomed by the best hosts I've met and for the best advices about the tour and visits you can make in that superb Normandy area. With the kindness of Patricia and Laurent, their tips about the visits and restaurants you can go to and the quality of... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank Frederic-Kevers
Crowborough, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

This was our third stay at this establishment,ever time it gets better,Patricia and Lauren are superb hosts,you won t find a better breakfast anywhere with Laurent surprising us every morning with his culinary delights,after a long day sight seeing we returned to find we could use the hot tub with a beverage.excellant place to stay with wonderful hosts full of... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
1 Thank Glen C

82 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (42)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (6)
Viewed
Room/Suite (5)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Other (24)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (40)
Viewed
Room/Suite (14)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (19)
Viewed
Bathroom (5)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near La Cambe
17.7 km away
Chateau La Cheneviere
Chateau La Cheneviere
#1 of 3 in Port-en-Bessin-Huppain
321 reviews
10.3 km away
Domaine de l'Hostreiere
Domaine de l'Hostreiere
#1 of 1 in Colleville-sur-Mer
140 reviews
16.9 km away
Le Grand Hard
Le Grand Hard
#1 of 1 in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont
147 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
21.4 km away
Manoir Les Quatre Etoiles
Manoir Les Quatre Etoiles
#1 of 10 in Sainte-Mere-Eglise
287 reviews
5.6 km away
Adonis Grandcamp Residence Les Isles de Sola
Adonis Grandcamp Residence Les I...
#1 of 2 in Grandcamp-Maisy
95 reviews
23.1 km away
Hotel Tardif Noble Guesthouse
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
World War II-themed Bed&Breakfast, located close to La Pointe du Hoc & Omaha Beach, Spirit of 1944 is a farm house built in the 18th century that aims to take you back to the atmosphere of the 40’s, but with all modern comforts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spirit Of 1944

Address: Lieu Dit le Lieu Besnard, 14230 La Cambe, France
Region: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Calvados > La Cambe
Price Range: $149 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline and Booking.com so you can book your Spirit Of 1944 reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Spirit Of 1944 staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Nothing really apart from putting a garabe bin in the room, not only in the bathroom but this is just a minor thing.”
 of 5 bubbles _prosper_cambre, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are beautiful, clean in the breakfast is the best we've had anywhere in the world! ”
 of 5 bubbles WWIIConley, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are excellant”
 of 5 bubbles GlenC770, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are period authentic and very comfortable. We have stayed in the Churchill and Saint-Exupéry rooms, both excellent choices.”
 of 5 bubbles MCD76, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Eisenhower and Churchill rooms - both are perfect. Stay 2 nights, not just one. If you stay just one night, you will regret it.”
 of 5 bubbles QueshuaParis, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay