Auberge Basque

745 Vieille Route de Saint-Pée, French Basque Country, France
Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle

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18.5
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  • Rooms17
  • Public Spaces19
  • Service20
  • Overall18.5
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Hotel Description

It’s perhaps not the most memorable name, but L’Auberge Basque is descriptive enough: a small inn and restaurant belonging to chef Cédric Béchade, located in Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle, near the Atlantic Coast in the Basque country, and a perfectly self-contained slice of Basque-accented French country-house life. What sets it apart from many other chef-owned auberge hotels in France and elsewhere is its attention to detail, and its unique personality: this antique inn, more than three centuries old, was expanded with an unapologetically modernist addition, and the resulting building is a lively hybrid of the traditional and the contemporary.

That goes for the interiors as well, furnished from top to bottom by the Belgian brand Flamant; the look is classic in spirit but with a modern simplicity and an inspiring mix of weathered materials and crisp clean lines. Even the humblest rooms are more than a little bit of luxurious, and some add terraces or balconies as they grow. They’re fine enough that it’d be an impressive hotel even without the restaurant — but of course it’s the inventive and refined French-Basque cooking of the Alain Ducasse–trained Cédric Béchade that makes the whole thing tick.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 12 Rooms
  • Style: Contemporary Classic
  • Atmosphere: Quiet

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Bar
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Golf nearby
  • Luggage storage
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Wake-up service
  • Wine tours nearby

Need to Know

Pets allowed (charges apply)

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

4pm,

Check out:

12pm

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Bar
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Garden
  • Golf nearby
  • Luggage storage
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Wake-up service
  • Wine tours nearby

Need to Know

Pets allowed (charges apply)

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Check in:

4pm,

Check out:

12pm

Map