We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Casa Penalolen

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Villefranche-de-Conflent
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Casa Penalolen
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

40 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Casa Penalolen
See the most recent reviews
Showing 24: English reviews
Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, Mexico
Reviewed 10 August 2014

At home in a beautiful retreat thanks to our friendly hostess Mireille and Esteban. Believe me, sometimes not even at home we receive such a nice treat. I wish I could live there. The house is spectacular, close to the train station and on a walking distance through a nice country road from the amazing medieval town that is Villefranche...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank esolorio
Boulder Creek, California
Reviewed 3 November 2013

We stayed here for two nights with our two boys (6 and 10). Mireille and her husband Esteban went out of their way to make our stay comfortable. They were very welcoming of our family. The grounds are beautiful and it's an easy walk to the village. The boys enjoyed playing soccer on the lawn and exploring the river. It...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank Tracilin B
Sonoma, California
Reviewed 10 October 2013

We enjoyed our stay in this great small B&B, where our corner room was comfortable and incredibly clean and the hostess (Mireillie) and her husband (Esteban) were charming, helpful, and efficient. You will enjoy hearing the river rushing by just outside your windows. The town is well worth a day's visit, with its many ancient stone buildings surrounded by mountains...

 Report
Helpful?
3Thank DavidM17_13
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2013

We spent three nights here in September and were really impressed with the hospitality and kindness of our hosts. The rooms were clean, bright, and spacious with great views of the mountains, the brook and the fort. This place is located a 5 minute walk away from the village center, so very convenient. Overall, the place exceeded our already high...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank GiovanniB79
Briarcliff Manor, New York
Reviewed 20 September 2013

Our family of 4, two adults and two teenage boys stayed at Casa Penalolen in August 2013. Mireille and her husband Esteban are the warmest, efficient and most thoughtful hostess and host we have ever encountered. From our first emails we were not disappointed. They went out of their way to accommodate two difficult allergies. They gave us advice regarding...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Roberta B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2013

We stayed at the wonderful Casa Penalolen in September '12. From the moment we arrived Mireille was friendly and helpful, advising on places to eat nearby and how to visit St Martin de Canigou (a must visit nearby and easy to get to via bus). Our room was lovely, overlooking the gardens and pool. A swim and some time on...

 Report
Helpful?
4Thank Kara_Bella77
Yackandandah, Australia
Reviewed 9 October 2012

What an amazing find for three couples travelling together. Just perfect. Do yourselves a favor and go through this amazing town and stay with the amazing Marielle and her husband in in their incredible B&B. when I wrote to her originally Marielle said " yes the rooms are reserved for you . No deposit required" such old fashioned trust and...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Jan B
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2011

Stayed for 2 wonderful nights in this B & B. Esteban and Mireille couldn't have been nicer and the house is spotlessly clean. We were lucky enough to have a room at the back of the house with a view of the fort, so did not hear any of the road noise. Do not hesitate to book here, you will...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank rosemary435
Lakewood, Colorado, USA
Reviewed 2 October 2011

Lovely home right on the river but it is also right on the road. However, the road noise was minimal at night although I did sleep with earplugs. The location is great for the train station. It's not stated anywhere, at least not that I could find, but not all rooms have attached bathrooms. We were in Room 1 (per...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank cvcook
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2011

We stayed here in between campsites - and it was a superb and civilised break! Esteban and Mireille treated us like royalty in their home; the pool was opened when we arrived, our room was lovelyand spotlessly clean, we were instructed how to walk up to Fort Liberia which we could see from our bedroom window and we could walk...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Ulsterwoman

27 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (20)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Other (10)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (7)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Villefranche-de-Conflent
4.9 km away
Hotel Princess
Hotel Princess
#1 of 4 in Vernet-Les-Bains
154 reviews
6.6 km away
Le Grand Hotel
Le Grand Hotel
#2 of 2 in Molitg-les-Bains
120 reviews
5.5 km away
Hotel Les Glycines
Hotel Les Glycines
#1 of 2 in Prades
40 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
4.6 km away
Hotel Le Mas Fleuri
Hotel Le Mas Fleuri
#2 of 4 in Vernet-Les-Bains
98 reviews
22.3 km away
Le Clos Cerdan
Le Clos Cerdan
#1 of 2 in Mont-Louis
392 reviews
6.7 km away
Chateau De Riell
Chateau De Riell
#1 of 2 in Molitg-les-Bains
212 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
Things to do
  • Pool
Services
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set beside a river in Villefranche de Conflent in the French Pyrenees, this lovely old granite building once housed a power station. Today, it has four comfortable and pleasantly furnished bedrooms with attached baths. A beautiful private garden and swimming pool provide hours of relaxation. The UNESCO protected town of Villefranche de Conflent is within walking distance from the house. Plenty of cultural and sporting activities. The hosts are happy to help you tailor your visit: restaurants, activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Penalolen

Address: 3 Lieu Dit Sainte Eulalie, 66500 Villefranche-de-Conflent, France
Region: France > Occitanie > Pyrenees-Orientales > Villefranche-de-Conflent
Price Range: RM283 - RM377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Casa Penalolen staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Casa Penalolen staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms are amazing, different comfortable and the ambience is excellent.”
JanB169, 9 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Next to”
andreaix, 13 Apr 2011 | Read review
2 of 2