LA COUR 2, SAINT HIPPOLYTE, FRANCE - ALSACE
This ground floor one bedroom apartment in the lovely village of Saint Hippolyte is very convenient and has all the amenities to make your stay easy and pleasant. It has a place to park your car and access to a common outdoor sitting area with tables and chairs. The landlord is on-site and speaks English. The town has several restaurants, a bakery and butcher and is the perfect base for discovering Alsace in every direction. Locally you can enjoy walks up the mountain perhaps, to see the eagles fly from the small castle above or watch the monkeys in the nearby enclosed primate park....it’s all at close at hand.
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SLEEPINGOne bedroom with a queen-sized bed.
BATHROOMSBathroom with large shower and separate WC.
KITCHENFully equipped kitchen. Four-burner electric stove with oven, microwave, and dishwasher.
LAUNDRYAccess to shared washing machine and drying rack.
ACCESSIBILITYGround Floor, one step into courtyard from street.
TRANSPORTATIONLocated in town; private parking
PLUSESWi-Fi, TV with French and German channels
SPECIAL FEATURESWi-Fi, TV with French and German channels, private parking lot.
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What's included with the France - Alsace Untour?
- One or two weeks in a personally selected private apartment in the heart of scenic Alsace.
- Suggestions for booking your international flight from the U.S. to Basel-Mulhouse EuroAirport, or we can purchase tickets on your behalf. (Click for more information on Untours' air policies.)
- Personal transfer assistance for most airport arrivals, or detailed instructions that allow you to reach your apartment with ease.
- Car rental, with unlimited mileage and basic insurance, for the duration of your Untour.
- Use of a local GPS unit during your Untour.
- An orientation session given by our excellent local staff to start your trip off on the right foot.
- Excellent local information, a regional map, and the Untouring Alsace guidebook, researched and written by Untours staff, full of insider tips and day trip information.
- A local cultural event, like a group meal at a restaurant in the charming village of Ribeauvillé.
- A stash of groceries upon your arrival, so you don’t need to shop right away.
- Pre-trip planning advice from our staff, available by phone or email right up until you leave.
- Ongoing support with our local representative. Help available when you need it.
Landlord or Host for La Cour 2, Saint Hippolyte, France - Alsace
Sophie and Michael Meguelatni own the three La Cour properties and look forward to hosting their Untours guests!
Saint Hippolyte, France - Alsace, Home of La Cour 2
At the foot of the Vosges Mountains and castle Haut-Koenigsbourg lies this sleepy old village the core of which is 3 parallel streets cut by side streets and alleys between half-timbered houses. The northern most and perhaps quietest of our wine route villages, St. Hippolyte is still completely surrounded by its wall. Inside the wall, you will be charmed by the double square of its town hall and 14th century gothic church and flower decked fountain dating from 1555. This is the 2nd place where Alsatian red wine originates---Rouge de Saint Hippolyte (a pinot noir) and an excellent place to sample it. A nice break from the well worn tourist path would be a meal at the typically Alsatian restaurant Hupsa Pfannala. It’s building has been in use since 1506. There is a wonderful bakery on the square and other restaurants in town.
Customer comments about La Cour 2, Saint Hippolyte, France - Alsace
"Generally a nice apartment in an old winery... Although our apartment in St. Hippolyte had uncomfortable furniture, we liked its setting with a courtyard where we socialized each evening with others staying in the complex. And our landlady was very nice, helpful, and spoke decent English." Debra Berndt
"The apartment was spotlessly clean--so much so that it made me want to go home and clean my house so it would be up to snuff (not that I ended up doing that, of course). I really appreciated the wine and excellent cheese that were in the refrigerator, as well as the more basic coffee, butter, and milk. The beds were a little too hard for my comfort, and we couldn't connect with the internet unless we went outside (not always convenient when it was raining). Otherwise, it was comfortable and convenient." Marie Wolf
Ratings for La Cour 2, Saint Hippolyte, France - Alsace
|CREATURE COMFORT FEATURE||POSSIBLE POINTS|
|Modern Kitchen (oven, microwave, dishwasher, stovetop, modern ambience)||6||5|
|Television (none, TV w/o cable, TV w/cable)||2||1|
|Attractiveness (décor, charm, windowboxes, antiques)||7||5|
|Bathroom (attractive, functional)||3||2|
|Furniture Comfort (comfortable chairs, etc.)||6||2|
|Outdoor amenties: Patio, Balcony, Swimming pool||5||2|
|Laundry facilities: (yes, limited, no)||2||1|
|Sleeping facilities comfort||5||4|
|LIVING LIKE A LOCAL FEATURE||POSSIBLE|
|Apartment Host Experience (positive experience)||13||13|
|Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the apartment and immediate surroundings||7||6|
|Charm, Flavor, Sense of Place: the neighborhood (if it is in a city or larger town) or the village (if it is in a country/rural Untour)||11||10|
|Distance to Transportation/Major Roads||7||7|
|Shopping (access to everyday supplies)||5||4|
|Well-Situated To See The Region or City||7||7|
An Explanation of the Ratings: The first column of figures is the highest score possible in each category. The column on the far right is the score for this particular apartment in this category. For this set of ratings, we have asked every Untour staff person who has seen the apartment to rate the individual features. Many of these staff people have been in a position to hear reports (good and bad) from customers over the years, so they offer a particularly well-informed perspective. Nevertheless, customer ratings will be included in the overall ratings as soon as possible.
Please keep in mind that tastes vary. These ratings give an overall sense of how most people feel about a factor; you are in the best position to know if your tastes and requirements are likely to be in the mainstream of opinion or if you have particular needs. If you have any questions about the meaning of any of the factors rated, or about this apartment, please call our office toll-free at 1-999-868-6871. You can nearly always talk directly with someone who has personally seen the accommodation.