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The Talbot Inn
Somerset, England

Excellent food,
stylish rooms,
great value for money

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La Bandita Townhouse
Tuscany, Italy

Wonderful atmosphere,
charming location,
great restaurant

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The Inn at Whitewell
Forest of Bowland, England

Full of character,
lovely views,
ideal country break

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Viewfield House
Isle of Skye, Scotland

Wonderful Victorian mansion,
distinctive character,
highly accommodating

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Santa Maria
Rome, Italy

Central location,
large bedrooms,
ideal city break

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Batty Langley's
London, England

Luxury Georgian theme,
indulgent breakfasts,
homely and private


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Our charming small hotels and other places to stay in France offer an exceptional variety: guesthouses, inns, restaurants-with-rooms and boutique hotels. Our selection ranges from excellent budget hotels for a weekend break to luxury hotels for special occasions. Whichever, they all have the special qualities of hand-picked character and charm that we value. 

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Ambassade d'Auvergne

22, rue du Grenier Saint-Lazare, 75003, Paris, +33 1 42 72 31 22
Rustic restaurant, excellent regional food


44 rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud, 75011, Paris, +33 1 43 57 16 35
Down to earth neighbourhood bistrot

Au Bascou

38 rue Raumur, 75003, Paris, +33 1 42 72 69 25
Brilliant Basque food

Au Bon Accueil

14 Rue de Montlessuy, 75007, Paris, +33 (0) 147 054 611
Local hangout, cosy food and wine bistro

Au Trou Gascon

40 rue Taine, 75012, Paris, +33 1 43 44 34 26
Superb cuisine, good prices
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