Bed and Breakfast
Ariane and Alain Cauderlier
38 route de Giverny
(0) 232 51 13 53
Francais : L'Hermitage,
près de Giverny
Deutch : Das
neben Giverny Frankreich
En Español : La Ermita casa de huéspedes
cerca de Giverny Francia
Family run bed and breakfast
located 3 km from Claude Monet's house and gardens in
Giverny France. 2 rooms are open to guests in an authentic
17th century half timbered normandy style building. Hosts
renowned for their warm hospitality, and their local
Room rates for 2, breakfasts included: €80 - €110
This Norman manor out of stones and timbers was initially built in the 17th Century.
But the story has it that the king Saint Louis came to this remote place to pray when he stayed at Vernon, and that he founded a monastery here as early as 1260.
The wall enclosed garden testifies of the previous religious
use of the property.
The building was in ruins when Ariane and Alain bought it a few years ago.
They have been spending their free time restoring it ever since, favouring the use of ancient or traditional materials to preserve its authenticity.
The garden, Bed and Breakfast of The Hermitage
The Hermitage and the Saint Catherine Hill
The Hermitage is located in a natural setting on the road between Vernon and Giverny, five minutes away from Monet's home and garden (or 35 mn walking).
The estate is built against the hill in front of a pasture. A grassy lane leads to the riverside, a nice place for a picnic.
The Guest Rooms
Two rooms are at your disposal in the eastern wing, which is the most comfortable part of the house, the main building being still under inside restoration.
Each room has got its own access opening directly onto the garden.
Breakfasts are served in the rooms.
You can relax in the 5000 m2 garden.
Free of charge car park in the estate.
Free of charge wifi access.
Pets are not allowed.
The Birds Junior Suite seen from the garden at The Hermitage Giverny Guesthouse
The junior suite "The Birds" - Hermitage BnB Vernon-Giverny
Junior Suite "The Birds"
Located on the ground floor, this large bedroom of about 35 m2 has exposed beams. It can accommodate two or three adults or a family with children.
It is equipped with a large en suite bathroom and a small cloakroom entrance.
The lovely hand painted birds on the furniture gave their name to this suite, decorated with delicacy.
In the Summer time you will appreciate the natural conditioning of the thick stone walls.
- Large double bed 160x200 cm.
- Large single bed 120x190 cm
- Baby cot for child up to 3.
- Breakfast corner.
- Settee and coffee table.
- En suite bathroom with bath, shower, washing machine and WC.
- Small entrance with private access.
- Additional bed on request.
Rates 2019, breakfast included:
- 100 euros for 1 person
- 120 euros for 2 persons
- 25 euros per additional person
- free for babies under 3
The guestroom "The Flowers" - The Hermitage Bed & Breakfast Giverny Vernon
Guestroom "The Flowers"
This room of about 18m2 is located on the upper floor of a wing of the house. It has a private access by a staircase leading to the garden. It accommodates a couple or a single person.
The Flowers bedroom is equipped with a small shower room with WC.
This part of the house was built in the twenties.
The fire place added in 1971 inspired a pop decoration in a vintage spirit.
- Double bed 140x190 cm.
- Breakfast corner.
- Armchairs around the fire place.
- Private shower room and toilet.
- Fridge and kettle set
- Private access.
Breakfasts, parking, wifi and taxes included:
- 70 euros for 1 person
- 90 euros for 2 persons
The Hermitage is the last house of Vernon on the road to
Giverny (D5). On the back of the house, the Vernon-Giverny
green lane offers a safe access to walkers and riders.
By this former railway track, you will walk to Vernon in 15 mn, to the church of Giverny in 25mn and to the river side in 10 mn.
Alain and Ariane are so keen on the cultural heritage of the area, that it became their jobs.
Ariane, a guide-interpreter, works mostly at Giverny; Alain is the webmaster of several websites on Claude Monet, Giverny and its surroundings; they will be happy to help you making the most of your stay.
The Giverny-Vernon pedestrian and cycle path on the back of the Hermitage
From left to right:
Giverny, the Hermitage, the Seine River and Vernon
Your Hosts: Ariane and Alain Cauderlier