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Discussion in 'Touring Issues' started by richard, Feb 4, 2006.

  1. richard

    richard Cool as a Cucumber Read Only

    Pop In here

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  2. Codbasher

    Codbasher Registered User Read Only

    Me First then.........

    Couple of years ago, we stayed at a Pub called

    Lion Hotel
    Llanbister,
    Llandrindod Wells,
    Powys
    LD1 6TN
    Tel: 01597 840244

    In Mid Wales On the A483, between Newtown and Llandrindod Wells....

    Stayed in a small Flat behind the Pub, Shower, Kitchen and Lounge cum Bedroom, had this plus full home cooked English breakfast in front of an open fire for ?40 a night for the two of us..Hosts were friendly and the pub quiet. They do a range of home cooked evening meals as well. Pool table, Darts board, juke box..

    Roads in this area were fantastic, and its only a short hop too the coast, mountains etc..
     
  3. Nige J

    Nige J Registered User Read Only

    Gites in the Dordogne (up to 6 people)

    I have some friends in the Dordogne area of France, who've just opened a gite business. They're both bikers (he Hayabusa (formerly a 'bird), she CBR400 Gullarm). Here's a link to their website :

    (www.gitesatlatreille.com)
     
    Last edited: Jul 10, 2008
  4. GavT

    GavT Registered User Read Only

    Guest house in Bayeux France

    Hi

    Mags and I spent the second week in June in Bayeux France. We stayed at a guest house a short walk from the old town centre which is close to most of the local landmarks/ attractions. The accommodation is separate from the owners accommodation within a large walled garden, very secure for bikes. There are 3 rooms available so it would be ok for a group booking.

    Myriam the owner speaks very good English (though she won?t admit it) and has a great deal of knowledge about Bayeux and the surrounding area. She and her family are very laid back and relaxed about things, breakfast can take an hour of enjoyable conversation and home made preserves.

    We will definitely go back and stay with Myriam again.

    Villa Aggarthi
    13 rue St Exupere 14400 Bayeux
    Tel 0 231 219 943

    Email aggarthi@wanadoo.fr
    Web www.aggarthi.com
     
  5. richard

    richard Cool as a Cucumber Read Only

    We do around 3k each year we do not usually plan our stops but we have found the etap chane very very useful you can book our just turn up and stick your card in a computer with you pin number, at any time of the nite or day and Bingo your in, Shower double bed and breakfast for around 30Eur. I will post some of the useful tips we use later will type them up in word and pop them on laters... ho here e-tap web site


    www.etaphotel.com

    www.logis-de-france.fr/uk/index.htm

    www.accorhotels.com/accorhotels/index.html

    www.campanile.fr/

    We have also used the Accor hotels and Camponeill and logis they are also well recomended...


    All the best

    R
     
    Last edited: Nov 21, 2007
  6. Demonbane

    Demonbane Registered User Read Only

    For the A82 run

    http://www.tullichewanfarm.co.uk/

    stayed here a few times now. what can i say, cheap, VERY nice people, go feed a horse after breakfast, and CHEAP!


    THE place to stay if you are fancying the A82 run
     
  7. Jerome

    Jerome On the road, somewhere... Read Only

    Normandy Beach B&B in Arromanches

    Hi All,

    Cannot recommend Normandy Beach B&B enough following our stay in June 2007.

    We arrived around 8pm to a welcoming beer and cheery hello, followed by an escort from Karen down in to town to help locate a restaurant for some food.

    Breakfasts were plentiful - far more than I could eat and I can pack away plenty, but at least we could miss lunch if we wanted too.

    Details are here:

    Owners: Adrian & Karen Cox







    Normandy Beach B&B
    2 Ave Mountbatten 14117 Arromanches France
    00 33 2 31 21 52 63


    www.normandybeach.co.uk
     
  8. pevers

    pevers Too much xmas dinner! Read Only

    As Jerome says - Adrian and Karen's place is first class. Stayed June 2007 - four of us. Booked to stay again this year in July.
     
  9. Steve398

    Steve398 Registered User Read Only

    A nice cottage near Vire in France

    Bout 90 mins from Le Havre in a lovely village with a bar and food a short walk away (priorities!) and owned by a good mate of mine, even though he has a VFR..

    http://www.lagraverie.co.uk

    The owners, Michael and Beverly are only about 15 mins away if there are any problems and are always willing to help if possible. There is garage parking for the bikes and the property is nicely positioned on a small side road off the main street, but close to the village amenities.

    Steve
     
  10. bendelfont

    bendelfont Registered User Read Only

    Central hotel in the Dolomites

    I stay here every time I go to the Dolomites - good food, really comfortable accommodation, with a secure garage for bikes, and hoses to wash the bike down at the end of the day. Also has a washing machine and dryer you can use.

    Careful using the internet - works on megabytes used so can be expensive.

    In the village of Arabba, which is a great central base for the Dolomites.

    http://www.hotelevaldo.it/
     
  11. Devonian

    Devonian Registered User Read Only

    Bikers' Hotel in the Vosges region of France

    http://www.coldebussang.com/en/accueil.htm

    - Very friendly place
    - Good grub
    - Plenty of off-road parking

    Found this place by accident after a very wet ride. A very different experience from the Hotel Campanile type hotel chains.

    Highly recommended.
     
  12. loader21

    loader21 Registered User Read Only

    House to stay in Brittany

    Hi there we went over to france for the first time this year on the bird .We stay in a house at Commana it about 40 minutes for the port of roscoff. The house has got a garage to put the bikes in. sleep up to 6 people. Here is the owner email address greatescape3@btinternet.com
    It was a good base for going around brittany good roads as well .
     
    Last edited: Sep 6, 2009
  13. padian2

    padian2 Registered User

    Lead hills / Wanlockhead hostel

    hi all , we found this place on the way back down from scotland after 2 weeks of Scotish weather !! we were going to keep going so hadnt planed a stop. but the weather got the better of us . This was the the last call before putting a tent up at the side of the road somewhere . They were very friendly and the place was spotless. Big open fire in a commom room ( that we had to our selfs ) there a village pub which was friendly . Its about 8 miles off the m74 from J13 or 14
    8ree!
    http://www.lotuslodge.co.uk/
     
  14. twotter

    twotter Registered User Read Only

    Hotel Harmonie in Bad Grund in the Harz Mountains of Germany.

    It's run by Simon & Elaine Fuller. Lovely coupl and Simon was more than happy to lead my brother and I out for a days riding through some of the best roads I've ridden.

    http://biker-hotel-harz.de/
     
  15. fosters

    fosters Registered User Read Only

    http://www.levaldepoix.com/index2.php?m=le_val_de_poix_en-1-home

    Located in the Ardennes, Belgium. A lovely hotel, clean, top service, nice grub, parking outside for bikes but hotel manager ( Jaque) will sort out parking in barn next to hotel if you want indoor parking, you will have to tip the farmer 5 euro a night for this but to be honest we used to do that but now park outside, no crime happens there!

    Hotel is nice. In the middle of nowhere, so once you are there you are there. nearest town and petrol station about 4 miles away.

    Bar stays open late and top beer:-0)

    Some cracking roads and the staff are excellent.

    Been there 5 times and will go again this year. Can't fault the place. Manager is top man. One of my friends came off his Zx9 and he phoned a friend who owned a garage in nearby village. Went out of their way to help us get his bike fixed overnight for our return to UK. Outstanding service.

    I've been there with group of 7 and as many as 32! The hotel will look after you whatever!

    Mind you the bar staff probably hate the sight of us! they know they are up for a very late night when we arrive :-0)
     
    Last edited: Aug 20, 2010
  16. Jasper77

    Jasper77 Registered User Read Only

    I organise a trip around Scotland every year for around 20 bikes. I always make a point of stopping in Kinlochleven as it is in the middle of the best D roads in the Uk. When there We stop at either the Blackwater Hostel or the Macdonald hotel

    http://www.macdonaldhotel.co.uk/

    http://www.blackwaterhostel.co.uk/

    Kinlocheleven is just south of Fort William and a great place to start your tour of the Highlands. (if your coming from Birmingham or above in england or its a bit far for one day.
     
  17. Tartan bigfoot

    Tartan bigfoot Registered User Read Only

    German place to stay

    Naurath just north of Trier
    brilliant place, brewery/restaurant and digs all in one. Nice quiet village. Owner Alvine top guy let us in on his day off, it was pouring down, we were like drowned rats..gave us food and got his wife to sort out rooms for us..even told us to park the bikes (5 of em) in his sheltered porchway..beer was the best I've ever had..and Ive had a few..

    http://www.brauhaus-zils.de/

    Si mac
     
  18. XX_Rider

    XX_Rider Registered User Read Only

    Andalusia Region - Mojacar/Vera, Spain

    Another nice place to stay ... Vera/Mojacar area (coastal).
    Luxury 2 bedroom apartment as your base for exploring the region.
    www.andalusthalassarental.com

    Rich.
     

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