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La Bonne Etape

Expedia.comUS$207*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Basel
Reviewed 9 April 2017

You will have an excellent stay in an specific provencal athmosphere. The Restaurant is excellent reflecting especially local products and tradition. I will come back to the Bonne Etape whenever it is possible for me.

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Borlange, Sweden
Reviewed 4 April 2017

You don't expect to find a Hotel with a famous Michelin 1 stared chief out there in the middle of nowhere, but there it is! A very nice chief that runs this Hotel and a Restaurant and his mum and dad is still around as well. They also have a 6 000 square meter big garden with plants they use...

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Bonneetape04, Propriétaire at La Bonne Etape, responded to this review

Dear Lady, My brilliant team and myself thank you for taking time to share the nice opinion you have on La Bonne Etape located in Château Arnoux, a central part (in the middle of a wild and calm surrounding) for visiting the many faces of Provence and Dauphiné, not far from the sea (Marseille a little more than one hour),...

Street, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Typically ornate R&C hotel, lobby, room and dining. Good welcome and baggage assistance, bathroom in need of modernisation. Staff all very good. Adjoining Bistro shares same chef and kitchen - chef is the fourth generation owner of the hotel. Ambience as expected, and a peaceful hotel. Car parking excellent and secure. Breakfast buffet quality good, but limited choice (cold only)...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We would rate our stay at Bonne Etap as one of our most enjoyable across all of our travels. The staff were great without being overbearing. The hotel is quaint, quiet and very comfortable. We ate at both the bistro and the gastronomic (Michellein Star) restaurant and found the food delicious at both. The restaurant is quite expensive, but the...

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I am in agreement with one of the other recent reviews in that being a Relais & Chateau property, we were expecting a little more. Having said that, the room was nice, clean and we spent a couple of relaxing hours at the outdoor pool. Had we not eaten so much the previous few days and knowing we had a...

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Bonneetape04, Propriétaire at La Bonne Etape, responded to this review

Dear Madam, dear Sir, Thank you for the compliments about everything in the hotel except the price. That means we were not good enough and I do apologize about that. Fall season might be a good idea to take advantage of special packages and rates and taste game in the restaurant whose season will begin soon . I have no...

Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Warmly welcomed and when car safely parked in private car park, installed in our charming room overlooking pool. All staff friendly and helpful. Sleep comfort good. Nice pool. Dinner here is a must to experience high quality Provençal cuisine. Head chef and proprietor M. Jany Gleize friendly, charming and present - on arrival, dinner and breakfast. This is really worth...

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Bonneetape04, Propriétaire at La Bonne Etape, responded to this review

Dear Sir, All the members of my brilliant team join me to thank you for all the nice comments you share here about your staying with us lately. You will be able to experiment during your next visit (longer than the previous one, as you wish) all the bewildering sceneries around Haute Provence, from Sisteron Citadelle to the Penitents in...

Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Our stay was great, the Hotel itself and the restaurant are fantastic! Very friendly personnel and Chef, convenient parking, mid-sized pool - everything was great. Wish we could stay for more than one night.

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Bonneetape04, Propriétaire at La Bonne Etape, responded to this review

Dear Sir, My team and myself thank you for taking time to post your advice here. It is a pleasure to read you enjoyed your time with us so much you want to stay more next time, La Bonne Etape will become a destination from a stopover. Thank you We look forward to welcoming you soon Sincerely Best regards Jany...

Milan, Italy
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Honestly, I would have expected much more given the price paid and especially given the relais & Chateaux membership. This brand should provide excellence in any detail but unfortunately this is not the case of such structure.

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Bonneetape04, Propriétaire at La Bonne Etape, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you first of all for good marks on cleanliness and bedding on this site I understand your disappointment must be so huge for sending an advice both to Relais & Châteaux (I personally received a copy of it) and Tripadvisor (public advice) together but a little puzzling because of the very different marks on each site considering...

Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I have stayed here many times with my wife, and many times with my teen age and now adult children. The gastronomic restaurant is famous for hundreds of kilometers in all directions for good reason - it is wonderful. On this trip my foodie son and I ate at a famous, more expensive gastronomic restaurant in Nice two evenings before...

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Bonneetape04, Propriétaire at La Bonne Etape, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Sorry for answering so late to this lovely comment ! What a pleasure to read from you ! It is always great to welcome you in La Bonne Etape ! Long years, very often, you are right, dear Sir, you visited us in Château Arnoux, and always smiling you are. Your comparison is a pride for my whole...

Evanston, Illinois, USA
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at La Bonne Etape. This is a 5 star accommodation as far as we are concerned; not a 4 star. It was attractive and very restful. The rooms are decorated in what I would call "French country" which was just fine with us. If you are looking for sleek and modern, go elsewhere. The team...

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Bonneetape04, Propriétaire at La Bonne Etape, responded to this review

Dear Sir, All the members of my team and myself thank you for taking time to share your advice on this site and describing our house as it is. . We are very proud you were so satisfied. Thank you for underlining the countryside to discover all around, this the wild part of Provence, Haute Provence, which is very different...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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La Bonne Etape
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Cuisines: French, European
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Banquet Room
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Additional Information about La Bonne Etape

Address: Chemin du Lac, 04160 Chateau-Arnoux, France
Region: France > Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Chateau-Arnoux
Price Range: $298 - $731 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — La Bonne Etape 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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