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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Dear Tim and Ally, Many thanks for a wonderful stay - you couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful. We loved our 4 days at Le Phénix. Thank you for helping us with transport arrangements when the 2 seater car couldn't transport 3! Thanks for taking in the bridegroom at short notice! And also for your fabulous breakfasts, lovely swimming...

Thank Dpms1980
ally_hewett, Owner at Le Phenix, responded to this review

Dear Danny Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a comment. It was a real pleasure having you all to stay - perfect house guests. We hope to see you all again next time to come to this beautiful region of France! Best wishes to you all.

Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 27 May 2016

We were recently in France for a family wedding and stayed three nights with Tim and Ally. They made us feel like friends of the family in their lovely house. The rooms at La Phenix are very comfortable and it was great to have a little sitting room at our disposal as well as a small kitchen for making a...

Thank maria3062016
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We stayed at Le Phenix for three nights as we were over near Rabastens for a Christening. We had an absolutely wonderful time; dinner on the first night cooked by Tim was just what we needed after a long day and flights - I would wholeheartedly recommend having a meal here at least one night of your stay. We slept...

Thank Sequoia C
ally_hewett, Owner at Le Phenix, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure to have you with us in our home. Hope the trip home and change in temperature wasn't too much of a shock! Come again!

Reviewed 8 January 2015

A warm welcome in a beautiful setting - Ally and Tim are the perfect hosts and do everything they can to make you comfortable and feel at home. The evening meal was excellent and beautifully presented, the en suite bedrooms tastefully furnished in the Toulousain style and the beds so comfortable it was almost a shame to get up next...

2Thank Bruce W
Wallington, UK
Reviewed 29 August 2014

We stayed here for one night in August as we were invited to our friend's birthday party in a nearby town. We were travelling with my grand-daughter so we needed a triple room (and had booked as such through booking.com). However, when we arrived someone had cancelled and we were offered that room for her instead of sharing with us....

3Thank Honeybun76
Godalming, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2014

We booked Le Phenix for a week in late July to celebrate my husband's Big Birthday. There were 13 of us ranging from 4-80. We all loved the beautiful, spacious house, and the large grounds and lovely countryside. The pool is fabulous, and the children spent most of the time in it, when they weren't on the trampoline or playing...

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1Thank Gillian S
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2014

We had a lovely time here. I believe it is normally Chambre d'Hote (B&B) but for a few weeks in the summer they rent out the entire house, and we had four families here for a family celebration. The house is great. Lovely warm pool, table tennis table, huge grounds, lovely area, lots of culture nearby, nice local town with...

Thank jswestern
Newport Pagnell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2014

We stayed here for one night early July. The owners were very welcoming and friendly. The room we had was great for our family - actually two separate rooms with connecting door. Very clean and well appointed. Had a really good evening meal, restaurant standard. Nice swimming pool with lots of toys for kids to play with (between the thunderstorms!)....

Thank Debbie B
ally_hewett, Owner at Le Phenix, responded to this review

Dear Debbie, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We are always delighted to have given people a good time - despite the weather!! Hope the new dog is a great success! Many thanks again.

Keighley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Rabastens has been a regular stop over point for us for years (largely to stock up on our favourite Gaillac wine) and this year we finally discovered Le Phenix. What a fabulous place for us to have a restful weekend! The rooms, house and grounds are beautiful and the food defies superlatives. We "ate in" both evenings and were so...

Thank Gill588
ally_hewett, Owner at Le Phenix, responded to this review

Dear Gill, Thank you so much your lovely review on Trip Advisor and it was an absolute pleasure to be able to look after you - particularly delighted you have 'found' Le Phenix after all these years!! Tim is thrilled you enjoyed his delicious cooking!! There is nothing better making people happy through food! We very much look forward to...

Toulouse, France
Reviewed 12 July 2014

A professional team and a comfortable atmosphere make this a great place to hold a seminar. Tim and Ally make sure you have everything you need so you can concentrate on the work at hand. There is a variety of areas to work, for presentations and meetings around the polished oak table in the main room, a large living room...

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Thank GillDean
ally_hewett, Owner at Le Phenix, responded to this review

Dear Gill, Thank you so much for leaving such a lovely review on Trip Advisor - as you know this helps enormously with our marketing. It is always such a pleasure to have you and your team at Le Phenix and we very much look forward to welcoming you back next year. Best wishes for your move.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A beautiful manor house only 30 minutes from the center of Toulouse with 6 ensuite bedrooms (1 family suite), large swimming pool, gardens and grounds of 15 hectares. Delicious breakfasts, evening meal on request. You will be assured of a very warm welcome - our bed and breakfast is the perfect place to stay whilst exploring this beautiful region of France. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Le Phenix

Address: la Riviere, 81800 Rabastens, France
Region: France > Occitanie > Tarn > Rabastens
Price Range: $114 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“All the rooms seem to be of equal quality, all very quiet. Some were adjoining for family groups as well. We occupied two double rooms (of equal charm)”
 of 5 bubbles Honeybun76, 29 Aug 2014 | Read review
“My favourite room is the one overlooking the garden and pool.”
 of 5 bubbles 131deirdreb, 9 Jul 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles juliat473, 11 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Backside of the house is probably a bit more comfortable in the summer heat.”
 of 5 bubbles 374frankw374, 26 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Not your usual Hotel with clean towels and beds made every day but if you wanted ANYTHING you only had to ask.we were able to use washing machine,make tea and coffee and were made to feel like one of the family.”
 of 5 bubbles HampshireDenise, 24 Jun 2013 | Read review
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