Chez Laurence du Tilly

Caen, Calvados
Bed & Breakfast


Just the spot for a stylish French break - come by ferry, forget the car, eat fab meals and relax in easy, inspirational surroundings

Bedroom

3 rooms

Sleeps

Rooms sleep 2 - 4

The
Experience

If you share Laurence’s passion for cool, contemporary style – and good food – this is definitely a ‘must visit’ address. You’ve three individually styled apartments to choose from in her 18th-century townhouse in Caen’s cobbled centre. There’s an elegantly hip ground floor salon – honesty bar, open fire, Danish chairs, music playing – then, up the ancient spiral stone stair, the first floor’s classic Haussman, its tall windows, white walls, panelling and ornate moulding offset by modern pieces. The second floor has stripped floorboards, monochrome soft furnishings and funky designer collectables. Up under the eaves the feel is more intimate and cosy with animal skin rugs, black parquet floor and a roof top terrace. Excellent beds are well dressed; snazzy bathrooms and state-of-the-art kitchens cleverly fitted. And you can have fab breakfasts and homemade meals delivered to your table. The ferry port’s close and Caen’s a great little city to explore on foot so forget the car; the Cathedral, galleries and museums, good restaurants, boutiques and Friday’s bustling market are all nearby. Ideal for a short break.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • 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

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

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

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 2pm
Check out
10am
Booking restrictions
Parking on-site.
Closed
Never.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Meals
Full breakfast extra €15. Dinner €25-€30. Restaurants 1-minute walk.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €150
Surcharges
Singles €150. Extra bed/sofabed available €25 per person per night.
1 Apartment for 4
From €150
1 Apartment for 4
From €150
1 Apartment for 2
From €150

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Laurence du Tilly

  • Right in the historic core of Caen, discover the old city by foot ; Abbaye aux dames, Abbayes aux hommes, the Château Ducal, “Le Vaugueux”, or le Musée des Beaux-Arts.
  • Why not hop on an electric bike? A guide will pick you up with a mini van from your apartment and will take you on an electric bicycle tour. You will explore the Pays D'Auge, Deauville, Trouville, the Mont St-Michel or the landing beaches.
  • Bayeux, a charming town where you can discover the Cathedral Notre Dame, the Bayeux Tapestry… is only 20 minutes away by car the Cathedral Notre Dame, the Bayeux Tapestry.
  • Discover the Normand coast and the numerous nautical activities, the typical villages such as Arromanches, Ouistreham, Cabourg, Houlgate, and a bit further, Deauville, Honfleur…
  • The Battle of Normandy of the Second World War took place in Caen, and you can visit its remnants, numerous museums and military cemeteries, as well as the Memorial for peace.
  • Last but not least, the Friday market at rue Pémagnie and place Saint Sauveur. Step outside and you will find yourself in the heart of the most beautiful market in Caen, full of many local artisan producers.