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Normandy Accommodation

Calvados Area

Normandy Accommodation

Calvados Area

Accommodation centre overviews and their facilities together with our individual reviews

Ver-sur-Mer
1

Location
Quiet village between Arromanches and Courseulles, and the accommodation is 300 metres from sandy beach. This is Gold Beach, one of those taken by the British during the D-Day Landings.

Accommodation
A Centre d’Accueil with about 97 beds in two separate buildings: the original manor; and a more modern accommodation block with dining room on ground floor. Four and five bedded rooms for students. Single or twin rooms for adults. Some rooms have en suite facilities, all have washbasins. Resident Director. Meals served at table.

Facilities
Two classrooms • large activity room suitable for discos • television room • basketball • table tennis • large courtyard • volley ball • WiFi.

Our View
Extremely popular. Helpful and friendly staff. Spacious rooms and facilities. Good for groups wanting a smaller venue. Early booking required.

Not available July and August. Single room supplement £17 per night.

Bernières-sur-Mer
2

Location
In coastal village, about 30 minutes by coach from Ouistreham. Short walk from the sandy beach. Set in private walled grounds.

Accommodation
A Maison Familiale designed to receive groups and families. Total of 95 beds. Four and five bedded rooms for students and single or twin rooms for adults. All rooms have washbasins, en suite showers and toilets. Resident Director. Meals are served at table.

Facilities
Large classroom for meeting or discos • smaller meeting/classroom • table tennis • television room • boules • play area with volleyball court • computer with internet & WiFi.

Our View
Our most popular accommodation. Extremely warm welcome provided by experienced and friendly Director.

Good accommodation. Early booking essential.

Not available late July to mid-August. Single room supplement £18 per night.

Le Clos de L’Ancien Pressoir
Le Clos de l'Ancien Pressoir
3

Location
Set in the quiet village of Commes in the countryside, only 1km from the beach.

Accommodation
A recently converted centre in a 200 year old building. Total of 55 beds. Two to five bedded rooms for students. Single or twin rooms for adults. All rooms are ensuite with showers and toilets.

Facilities
Classroom with interactive whiteboard and TV/DVD • Table tennis • Table football • Sports field

Our view
Excellent location to explore the nearby D-Day sites. A warm welcome is always guaranteed by the centre director.

Le Bois Flotté, Merville-Franceville
4

Location
Peaceful location, a few minutes’ walk from town centre and beach.

Accommodation
Newly built gîte apartments with up to 120 guests. Ground floor apartments have two twin rooms and shower, toilet and washbasin. First floor duplex apartments have two twin rooms with shower, toilet and washbasin and, upstairs, a third bedroom for up to three guests with its own shower, toilet and washbasin.
The building only accepts one coach group at a time. Meals are served at nearby local restaurant.

Facilities
Swimming Pool (only to be used with permission) • WIFI

Our View
Run by the Bon Sejour management, experienced in providing very good quality accommodation for school groups, this new opportunity gives access to a high quality facility that provides hotel standard of accommodation for school groups.

Single room supplement £19 per night.

Merville-Franceville
5

Location
Quiet location overlooking wide sandy beach, about 15 minutes by coach east of Ouistreham.

Accommodation
Bon Sejour provides modern, very well-equipped accommodation. About 250 beds in 74 rooms. All rooms have sea view. Two to four bedded rooms for students. Single or twin rooms for adults.

All rooms have en suite shower, toilet, television and hair dryer. Meals are served in the spacious dining room overlooking the beach.

Facilities
Classrooms (pre-booking advisable) • multi-purpose activities room • large lounge with bar, suitable for discos • television room • table tennis • table football • games machines • tennis & mini-golf (supplementary charge) •  organised activities every evening • night watchman • unsupervised outdoor heated pool ( teachers need lifesaving qualification) •  sauna and spa (adults only) • Mini safe for leader

Our View
High standard accommodation and superb facilities. Early booking essential.

Single room supplement £19 per night.

Thury-Harcourt
6

Location
30 minutes by coach south of Caen, in the heart of rural Normandy. Beautifully renovated farm house and barns in extensive grounds and woodland.

Accommodation
Accommodation is in three ‘gîtes d’accueil’. 75 beds are in 20 rooms. Students are in two to four bedded rooms and adults are allocated single or twin rooms. In the 2 newer gîtes all rooms have their own facilities. In the smallest gîte, rarely available to schools, the 8 beds in three rooms share a single bathroom. Excellent meals are cooked on site and served in one of two dining rooms.

Facilities
Large ‘salle d’activité’ • table tennis • ‘salle de spectacle’ and bar area next to dining room • Extensive grounds for outdoor recreation, including football field.

Our View
The resident centre Director is a charming qualified VTT (mountain bike) instructor. His lovely wife supervises all meals, which are highly complimented. They are extremely welcoming. We recommend this centre.

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