There are hotels for a getaway and those where you would settle well all year round as you feel at home there. The establishments close to the big cities have understood this. Around Paris, La Folie Barbizon is nicknamed “guest house” and is working on apartments for several people to stay in; La Trigalière, in Touraine, is an area of 16 country houses where you can come and enjoy nature.
Hotels with private residences
But what does a hotel “just like home” mean? It’s a ‘hospitality concept’, according to the managers of the Borgo Egnazia hotel in Puglia, who have launched private residences to ‘immerse yourself in local life. On one side is a house that can accommodate the tribe, on the other breakfast is worthy of palaces.
At La Maison de Sens at the gates of Tarascon, owner Émilie Briand has imagined family stays focused on a sense of nature and sharing: vegetarian cooking classes, gardening in the vegetable patch… At home, but better!