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15 reviews
Sunset Cottage awaits your arrival....
Relax in the lovely garden
A very well-equipped kitchen
The beautiful, open aspect garden - perfect for watching the sunset
Your hosts - Pat & Ian
Mont St.Michel at night......
One of the beaches at St.Malo
A beautiful Brittany beach
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Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Mont-Saint-Michel, Manche, Basse-Normandie, Normandy

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helen b
Essex
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“amazing holiday”
Reviewed 19 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Just returned from a fantastic weeks holiday at Sunset Cottage.
The Gite is set in a beautiful countryside and a peaceful location.
The Gite is immaculately kept and very close to Mont St Michel.
The welcome box wine,beers bread etc was such a bonus, on our arrival.
Ian and Pat are such a lovely welcoming couple, though do not intrude and nothing is too much trouble for them.Pat provides a booklet with all local information that was really helpful and informative.
Perfect relaxing holiday. We will return.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
21 Jun 2017
Hi, Tony, Helen, Alan & Pat
Thank you so much for your complimentary review and your hospitality while you were here - we thoroughly enjoyed your company. A big Thank You for the invite to your BBQ!
If you are in the area please call in - the BBQ will be on and the drinks chilled...... one thing..... will Tony be doing the cooking....????
Have a good summer!
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chrispX93...
Dover, United Kingdom
1 review
“Fantastic”
Reviewed 18 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Superb gite. Light, airy, spotlessly clean. It started the moment we arrived, to a bottle of wine and two beers in the fridge waiting for us along with the other essentials like bread, butter, milk. Every consideration for us to have the best time. There was a handout meticulously giving details of places to visit in the area, providing how to get there, where to park, child friendly. When you only have a week it saved us so much time. Pat and Ian, the owners, made us feel sooooo welcome. They really are the perfect hosts. It felt like a home from home. The area itself is stunning. So much to do and see and for all ages. We're not the sporty types but the walks were amazing. Of course at the end of the day there was nothing better than coming back to sit in the beautiful garden and just watch the world go by. Will we go back- most definitely. We would we stay here again- YES PLEASE. Thank you Pat and Ian for the best time!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
18 Jun 2017
So pleased we were able to help you make the most of your break - holidays are precious!
We thoroughly enjoyed your company and being your hosts - please call to see us if you're in the area - the drinks will be chilled.....
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rogerg57
Jersey, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Best gite in over 30 years of holidays in France”
Reviewed 15 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

A fantastic gite, in a great location close to Mont St Michel. The hosts - Pat and Ian - who live next door, were really welcoming and always on hand for advice/information. Probably the best "welcome pack" in over 100 previous gite holidays in France. Great value-for -money in a superb area of western Normandy. Close to most UK and Channel Island ferry services. So many interesting places to see, excellent local restaurants.

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Liked best: Hosts and overall facilities.
Liked least: Impossible to find fault!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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frecklesK
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
49 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Top notch standards with great hospitality from the owners”
Reviewed 13 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

What a great find, Sunset cottage was everything & more.
Spotlessly clean, home from home comforts, lots of little extras & owners on hand to offer help, advice & true hospitality.
Pat & Ian make sure they look after their guests & nothing is too much trouble.
Great location for exploring Normandy & Brittany.

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Liked best: It was exceptionally comfortable - we felt at home
Liked least: Having to take our own towels
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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551Lynda
Parksville, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“A five star vacation rental home!”
Reviewed 17 October 2013 for a stay in September 2013

Having read the reviews of Sunset Cottage, I knew we would be in for a wonderful stay in Normandy. Arriving there we were thrilled to find the accommodation to be more than what we had expected. The home was cozy and tastefully decorated, every room was well appointed and the kitchen had everything needed to enable us to cook in at night.
Our host and hostess, Ian and Pat were more helpful than the best paid tour guides ever! When we arrived they not only had a beautiful "welcome" basket in the kitchen with everything we needed for breakfast the next morning but because I have dietary restrictions Ian jumped in the car with us and took us to the nearest grocery store before closing time! They gave us directions and suggestions regarding tourist attractions in the area and checked on their computer for maps to print and any general knowledge we might need to make our touring by car go smoothly.
The location was superb! Being in the quiet countryside was a treat for us. Having Mont St. Michael practically in our back yard was a bonus. We saw the historic abbey so many times as we travelled to and from our home away from home. Everything we wanted to see was easily reached from Sunset Cottage including Juno Beach which was our initial reason for visiting the area at the beginning of our 6 week vacation in Europe.
As we visited in the area we found the residents friendly and helpful. The French language was not a barrier. My husband is bilingual but most people spoke English very well.
The thing I liked best about Sunset Cottage was everything from the superb location, to the friendly caring owners, to the gorgeous sunsets, to the well appointed home itself! I will never forget sitting in the yard at the end of the day watching the corn grow, hanging our washing outside on an umbrella clothesline and the smell of the clothing when we brought it in, waving to the men driving their tractors home from the fields at dusk, the black at night with no streetlights to shine in the bedroom windows and feeling at home! The thing I liked least was that we were only able to stay 5 days. When we left our host encouraged us to call anywhere in France if we ran into trouble or needed his help in any way. We felt we left "family" behind.

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
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Liked best: The location, the helpful owners, the home
Liked least: That we couldn't stay longer
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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