What is(are) your name(s)?
Sylvia (59) and Bernard (62) de Kock
For how long have you been running a B&B?
We own the property since 2000, and are running the B&B since may of 2009
Please share something about the history of your present bed and breakfast.
What are the unique characteristics of your B&B?
We are located in the middle of nature on a 450 meters high hill and with stunning views at the Pyrenees and the valley. Rest and resting are the key words here. Large terraces around the house and around the (heated) pool are available for guests. In the spacious lounge there is a huge open fireplace, to make a stay in wintertime also very comfortable (the nearest ski-slope is only 45 minutes away). We are catering specially for the somewhat taller Nothern European -- 210 cm long beds, higher mounted WC's, etc.
Based on your guests' opinions, what feature of your B&B has made their stay special?
We have received about 20 different guests since we opened. On a scale from 1 to 10: Overall satisfaction: 9.5; Location: 9.5; Service: 10; Food: 9.2; Rooms: 9.5; Children's friendliness: 9.2; Price/performance: 9.5.
Please describe in short your bed and breakfast and its general services and amenities.
Please refer to our site: www.peyssoule.com
How many rooms are offered at your B&B and what is its maximum capacity?
4 rooms, with a maximum capacity of 13 +1 baby cot: Room 1: 2 + 2; Room 2: 2 +1; Room 3: 2 + 2 + 1 baby cot; Room 4: 2.
What kinds of rooms do you offer?
They are all newly fitted. New boxspring beds of 180 x 210 cm length. All have their own new bathroom and toilet. All rooms are newly decorated.
Please describe the in-room facilities for each type of room in your B&B.
Bathrooms have all double washstands, a large "rain-shower", and a wall mounted toilet on the correct height (here in France you will mostly find very low WC's, that will provide you with a hernia if you still not have one), towel heaters, etc. Heating in the room.
Which room is your personal favorite?
Room 1 has a somewhat "frivolouse" atmosphere and room 2 is more relaxing country style decorated.
What do the room rates include?
Room rates include: French breakfast, Free parking, Wifi, pool facilities, like towels etc., Taxes. There are no additional costs, other then lunch, dinner and the associated drinks.
Do you offer any special packages?
Not yet, we are working on those.
What may guests expect from a typical breakfast at your property?
Depending on the weather, the breakfast can be taken outside on the terrace on inside in the eating area of the lounge. It consists of: Freshly baked croissants and French bread, Orange juice, Home made jam's (confitures), Cheese, slices of 1e quality ham, Fresh fruits.
Are dietary needs accommodated?
Upon notification with the reservation we will serve any dietary need. We are experienced in those needs, because of our restaurant background.
Do you serve other meals?
A free welcome drink of any kind, with nuts or olives; upon request: lunch; upon request: dinner.
Are there cooking facilities, which guests may use?
No, no cooking area. We have a fridge in the lounge for guests to take drinks if we are not available.
Is your bed and breakfast suitable for children?
Yes, we have lots of toys, inside and outside, a special children's cabin, etc.
Do you accept pets?
No, we do not accept pets.
What is your smoking policy?
No smoking inside the buildings; smoking can take place on the terraces.
Is there a parking facility on premises or nearby?
Parking is on the premises.
Is your B&B suitable for disabled guests?
All our rooms are on the first floor, with easy staircases. People with a walking/standing disability will experience a problem with us.
What safety precautions are provided at your B&B?
We have smoke alarms and easy exits to evacuate the buildings.
What is your check-in/check-out policy?
Check-in: after 15:00 hours. Check-out: before 12:00 noon.
Are there a minimum number of nights for staying at your B&B?
How can guests check availability and make a reservation?
Fill in the form on our web site or call us.
What is you cancellation policy?
Is specified on the website.
What types of payment do you accept?
Cash, French checks, wire transfers. No credit cards.
Is there a special etiquette that guests should know about and comply with?
Do not disturb other guests, that's it.
Please tell us what things guests might enjoy visiting, seeing, doing, etc. in your area.
Where is your B&B located and how it may be reached?
60 km south of Toulouse. Exact location is on the website
What would you say to people who have never stayed in a bed and breakfast?
Our B&B is not "old style", or "we have a spare room left - let's make some money". Our B&B has all the comfort, style and services that the modern vacationer expects, at reasonable prices.
Is there something more that you want to share about your property?
Come over and take a look!