La Cimentelle

Vassy lès Avallon, Yonne
Bed & Breakfast

Extraordinary: gourmet food, attentive hosts, rooftop pool, handsome manor. Take time exploring bucolic Burgundy between Auxerre and Dijon


9 rooms


Rooms sleep 2 - 6


After an astoundingly beautiful drive you reach this handsome family house built by titans of the cement industry at the turn of the last century: now a pool sits on top of the old factory. Come for extraordinary food (both hosts are gourmet cooks), thoughtfulness, friendly chat and the loveliest rooms. Three are works of art and a touch of fun: a Murano mirror, an antique desk, pink faux-baroque wallpaper and stunning white linen curtains. Swish bathrooms shine with monogrammed towels and showers of Italian mosaic. Family suites at the top of the house are huge. Don’t miss it, you’ll need at least two nights.


  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Garden
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair


  • Pub within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

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Booking restrictions
Please see owner's website for online booking.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Dinner with wine, €46. Guest kitchen and terrace also available.


Nightly price
from €95
Damage deposit
Singles €80-€115. Extra bed/sofabed available €35 per person per night.
7 Doubles
From €95
2 Family rooms for 6
From €170


Great location and wonderful peaceful setting. Our bedroom was stunning and overlooking the extensive gardens. We had dinner in the gardens as we had not booked for what looked like great dining - and the breakfast indicated it was probably as good as it looked! Both Nathalie and Stephane have excellent English and are great hosts.


We travel a great deal for work and this is now one of our favourite B&Bs. This was our second visit which was even better than our first. Natalie and Stefan have just the right mix of informality and professionalism. The house and rooms are comfortable and very pleasant and dinner is to die for, on both occasions we met fascinating people and a wonderful time was had by all. I couldn't recommend this place more highly.


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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Nathalie & Stéphane Oudot

  • Come for a French Home Gastronomic Experience!Everything is included in the price of the diner: Aperitif, Starter, main course, Cheeses plateau, desserts, sweets, coffee and wine ( Chablis and Pinot Noir)
  • Next to Fontenay Abbey and Vézelay, both listed in the worldwide UNESCO heritage.
  • Located just between Chablis and Beaune Burgundy Vineyards
  • A stay before or after your voyage on Burgundy Canal or on the Canal du NivernaisA good stop during a bike tour
  • Walks 45 minutes on your doorstep from our Burgundy Guest House
  • Next to A6 Highway. For all your favorite excursions in Burgundy, La Cimentelle is centrally located and will be a central stop in your French trip.