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Villa Lara Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$307*
US$307*
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Villa Lara Hotel is a lovely boutique hotel with wonderful artistic touches throughout, a great central location - conveniently next to the main pickup spot for Normandy tours - in Bayeux, one of Normandy's most historic and charming towns. As other reviewers have said, our room was spacious and well-appointed, with beautiful view over church spires and quiet rustic...

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Odessa, Delaware
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay 2 night stay (3/25/17-3/27/17). The staff is top notch & the facilities are as well. Modern, spacious bathroom, king size bed, in-room mini-frig with free water, coke & diet-coke, direct view if the cathedral and next to the pick up point for several of the D-day tour companies. The walk from the train station is...

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Wimborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for the second time, having first visited not long after it opened. This time we stayed 2 nights and it was as good as we remembered. The staff are very helpful (and all speak very good English), the rooms are beautiful (ours had a view of the cathedral spires) and the location very convenient in the centre...

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1Thank kerh71
Attleboro, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Villa Lara Hotel for several nights in March, 2017. We chose the hotel based on other TripAdvisor reviews we read and we were definitely happy we did. The small boutique luxury hotel really understands how to make guests feel comfortable and welcome. The hotel is located in the heart of Bayeux, just steps from the Cathedral...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is a magical place. The rooms are exquisite. The best attribute is the staff which define hospitality. They book restaurants and try to meet your every request. We would stay there again without question.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Want to pamper yourself while you are taking in the sights of Normandy? Treat yourself to a few nights in this lovely hotel in Bayeux. Modern chic rooms, great decor and very large bathrooms. The service is excellent. Enjoy a wide variety of choices at the breakfast buffet in the morning or a nice drink by the fire in the...

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have stayed here before but the standard of service just gets better.. We stayed in a suite(106) and everything was just perfect. My only slight whinge would be the choice of English TV is poor(1). Highly recommended for its position, private secure parking, standard of service and cleanliness.

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Frisco CO
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We have stayed at Villa Lara twice and already have a third time booked. It is elegant, immaculate, the staff are all friendly and helpful. We had a need for a doctor and they took care of making an appt, so we were able to deal with the issue right away and get on with our stay. The views of...

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Acton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 February 2017

My husband and I stayed at the Villa Lara in Bayeux for the three nights we were in Normandy in early November as part of a vacation that also included stays in London and Paris. Honestly, the Normandy leg of our journey was my favorite! We traveled from London to Bayeux by train, which included a train AND station change...

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Chicago
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We loved our room at the hotel and the cheerful, pleasant staff. Room was spacious and full of attractive, good-taste furniture and art, Plus, it's so close to the sights, including the wondrous tapestry. But, best of all for us, was the morning manager. We had a reservation at a small ritzy hotel in Paris for a few days later,...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Villa Lara is a small privately owned luxury boutique hotel with a chic but casual atmosphere in the historic center of Bayeux, along the Aure River in a very quiet square facing the 11th century majestic cathedral and just next door to the famous Bayeux Tapestry. Our 28 rooms are appointed in an elegant French style with 8 different color schemes. All the furniture is made by Moissonnier, a well-known French company founded in 1885. Its cabinetmaking skills have been passed down generations, bringing the past to life with light touches, suggesting without imposing, breathing new life into traditions to make the present feel magical again, and creating jewelry for the hotel while cultivating an offbeat style-such is the spirit of Moissonnier today. All the rooms are accessible by lift and equipped with air conditioning, a minibar, large flat-screen TV and safe. The marbled bathrooms have a walk-in shower and also a separate bathtub in most of the rooms. The rooms range from 30 to 50 square meters with a view on the Bayeux Cathedral. Beds are minimum 1.80 x 2 meters and in most of the rooms can be up to 2 x 2 meters. Wireless high speed internet access is free throughout the hotel, which features a cozy bar/lounge area with a fireplace and a library, a marbled lobby, and a breakfast room set in a traditional French style where the breakfast is prepared and served in front of the guest. Our complimentary fitness center is available 24/7 and equipment includes a treadmill, bicycle, and strength training machines. A private carpark is available with 15 spots and a drop-off space for buses. Although we meet the official government criteria of a 5-star property, we do not have a restaurant, a spa, and a formal bellman at the front door. We do not want to mislead our future guests who attribute these specific amenities to their image of a 5-star property, although we do of course provide porterage and turn down. And, as always, our commitment to 5-star service is at the forefront of our day-to-day operations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Lara Hotel

Address: 6 Place du Quebec, 14400, Bayeux, France
Region: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Calvados > Bayeux
Price Range: $344 - $674 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Lara Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 28
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“Rooms in the front have a great view of the cathedral”
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Spiketon, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Request a room facing onto quiet square with church, stream, etc. beautiful and peaceful.”
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“3rd floor with a view of the cathedral is the best!”
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HappyTraveller1166, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the Notre Dame Catherdral in Bayeux. The bells will not wake you up!”
Mkarolek, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“First floor rooms have balcony overlooking the cathedral”
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