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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 19 June 2012

We stayed one night chez M. & Mme. Avinzac and it was delightful in every way. We arrived in the rain on a Sunday evening and Gilles offered to pick us up at the station. We chose to walk the short distance and we we're met and escorted to our rooms which were clean, comfortable and charming. Mme. Gave us...

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Boston, MA
Reviewed 23 October 2011

We are so pleased we chose to stay at Le Grand Bassin. Gilles Avinzac and Madame Avinzac were very helpful and welcoming. Our room was lovely and the location of the hotel very convenient. We had dinner at Le Tirou which I would highly recommend. It was an outstanding meal with a memorable cassoulet. Thank you for a wonderful souvenir...

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St. Albans, UK
Reviewed 10 September 2011

Gilles and his wife were very friendly and the house was lovely. The rooms were clean and beautifully decorated and we would have no hesitation in staying there again. We wanted to visit Carcassonne and Gilles recommended a good route to get there which avoided the busy roads. My wife had the best night's sleep of the entire trip there...

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Sydney
Reviewed 20 July 2011

We booked 4 rooms via email with Gilles and I sent the requested deposit from Australia. He had said if too much trouble to transfer don't worry, which I thought was very trusting of him. We flew to Toulouse and then took a fast train to Castelnaudary . Le Grand Bassin, which is a lovely, old typically French house was...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 25 June 2011

We booked this b&b after reading reviews on Trip Advisor, and while the location was perfect for us, close to the Le Boat office, it was a little way out of town. We were also very disappointed with the host Gilles. He was so grumpy, we felt we were intruding on his space (in fact, he said as much!). Maybe...

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Alton Bay, New Hampshire
Reviewed 30 June 2010

Gilles Aviznac is a wonderful host and a pleasure to meet. Rooms were comfortable, near the Le Boat port if you are renting a boat. Great breakfast and reasonable rate.

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 22 October 2009

I want to validate the two reviews from 2008. This is a wonderful B&B conveniently and uniquely located on the Grand Bassin of the Canal de Midi in Castelnaudary, France. The rooms are fresh, bright and spotlessly clean. The owners are lovely, helpful people. We enjoyed our stay and regret that we only had one night stay. Go out of...

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berkshire, uk
Reviewed 3 March 2008

A great find and can only endorse the previous review. We spent 2 nights here and the rooms are delightful, with stylish finish and good quality bathroom. Gilles is 'mine host' and an excellent one at that! Ask for his recommendations on restuarants and wine and you will not go wrong.

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maidstone
Reviewed 18 September 2007

Subject: Superb B&B "Le Grand Bassin" Location: castelnaudary Title: Superb Chambe d'hote ID#: 8737741 We found this b&b via the Office of Tourism and it was a real find ! The host Gilles and his wife were really welcoming, the house enjoys a brilliant location right on the grand bassin of the Canal Du Midi with private parking right next...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For a pleasant break along the canal du midi, whether you are cycling, walking or sailing. Stop over at the lock keeper's stone house located on the "grand bassin". Camille, who knows the area like the back of his hand will be happy to welcome you and give you tips for visiting the region while you have breakfast in the garden under the shade of the plane trees or in the family room where a fire burns in the winter months. 5 Ensuite refurbished rooms with 1,60m double beds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Le Grand Bassin

Address: 301 quai Edmond Combes, 11400 Castelnaudary, France
Region: France > Occitanie > Aude > Castelnaudary
Number of rooms: 5
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