Frequently Asked Questions

Food and drinks

Can I dine with you on arrival?

In July and August we provide a delicious spaghetti every Saturday and Sunday evening. So after a long drive you no longer have to go out looking for something to eat. During the week and off season we cook several times a week. Ask us in advance, so that we can mutually agree on a suitable evening when possible.

Are there any restaurants near Le Manoir?

In Souillac – 4 km away – there are about 10 restaurants, offering many different cuisines to everyone’s taste.

What do we get at breakfast?

The main breakfast ingredients are freshly baked bread and croissants, straight from the bakery. Coffee, tea or chocolate milk as desired, as well as fruit juice, home-made jams, savory toppings and a sweet, home-made surprise every day. Breakfast is included for room guests and optional for guests staying in a gite.

Does Le Manoir have a kitchen for the room guests?

Only our room Manseng has its own kitchen. Those who like to cook their own meal, can also choose to spend their holidays in one of our gites, which are all equipped with a fully equipped kitchen.

Is there a BBQ for guests?

Guests staying in a gite have their own barbecue on their private terrace.

Shops

Is there a bakery within walking distance?

During the high season, the bakery delivers at home every morning. Just pass us your order the evening before.

Are you renting a gîte outside of the high season? If we have room guests, we make the morning trek to the bakery ourselves. In this case we are more than happy to take your order.

Souillac has a number of bakeries, all located in the center, 4 km away.

Are there shops near Le Manoir?

The center of Souillac is 4 km away from Le Manoir. In Souillac there are supermarkets, pharmacies, bakers, butchers, petrol stations, ATMs, … Most supermarkets are open on Sunday mornings.

What are the opening hours of the supermarkets in Souillac?

Lidl: Monday to Saturday: 9 am – 7.30 pm

Casino: Monday to Saturday: 8 am – 7.45 pm, Sunday: 9 am – 12.30 pm

Leclerc: Monday to Saturday: 9 am to 7.30 pm, Sunday: 9 am to 12.30 pm

Transport

How far away is Le Manoir from the motorway?

Souillac is located directly at exit 55 of the A20 motorway. Le Manoir is just 4 km from the exit.

Directions

On the A20 motorway, take Exit 55 Souillac. Continue towards Souillac.

At the 2nd roundabout take the D15 direction of Salignac.

After 4 km you arrive in the hamlet of La Forge and you will see our sign Le Manoir.

Does Le Manoir have private parking?

We have a private parking on site. The parking is not enclosed and locked, but it is not along the public road either.

Where can I store my bike?

We have a large, locked shed where you can safely store your bike. You can also store your bike carrier or roof box.

Can I rent bikes from you?

We do not rent out bicycles ourselves, but in Souillac there is a bike rental company.

How do I get to Le Manoir by train?

The Paris-Toulouse intercity line stops at Souillac.

Can I use public transportation to organize my holiday trips?

This is difficult. You are dependent on your own transport to get to Souillac, from where there are only a limited number of buses and local trains. Renting a car or renting a bike is always possible.

Can I use a taxi?

Yes, in Souillac there are several taxi companies that can pick you up and drop you off at Le Manoir.

Bookings and payments

How can I pay for my stay at Le Manoir?

When you make a reservation, you can pay by bank transfer, online with your bank card via our website or we can send you an invitation to pay via Stripe.

When checking out you can only make payments in cash. In Souillac there are five ATM’s available.

When is my booking final?

Your booking is final after paying a deposit of 25% of the total booking fee and the remaining balance 8 weeks before arrival. Please also see our terms and conditions.

Under which conditions can I cancel my reservation?

If you cancel, you will lose both the amount already transferred to us and the right to the room. If you do not want to run this risk, we advise you to take out cancellation insurance. Please also see our terms and conditions.

Facilities

Is there WiFi in the guest rooms and the gîtes?

Yes, there is free and unlimited WiFi.

Is there mobile phone reception?

Unfortunately there is no mobile reception directly in and around Le Manoir. However somewhat uphill, where we have laid out a cozy terrace with views over the entire valley, there is mobile reception.

WiFi is available, so calling online is unlimited.

And in case of emergency you can always call and be reached through our fixed landline. Please pass on our number for this purpose to family and friends.

What are the dimensions of the beds and duvets in the gites?

Gite Colombard: 1 bed 140 cm, duvet 200 x 230

Gite Manseng: 1 bed 140 cm, duvet 200 x 205

Gite Duras: 1 bed 140 cm, duvet 200 x 200, 2 beds 200 x 90 cm, 2 x single duvet

Gite Tannat: 1 bed 140 cm, duvet 200 x 200, 2 beds 200 x 90 cm, 2 x single duvet

Gite malbec: 1 bed 140 cm, duvet 200 x 200, 3 beds 200 x 90 cm, 3 x single duvet

Are the guest rooms heated?

All guest rooms and their bathrooms are heated.

Are the gites heated?

The bathrooms of all gites are heated.

Gîte Manseng, gîte Colombard and gîte Duras also have a heated living space.

Is Le Manoir wheelchair accessible?

Le Manoir is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible. The three guest rooms in the main house and the bedrooms of the large gites can also only be reached via stairs. The guest rooms / gites Colombard and Manseng are located on the ground floor.

Is the pool heated?

The pool at Le Manoir is not heated. The swimming pool opens in May. After a few sunny days it warms up relatively quickly. An automatic roller shutter preserves heat at night.

At any event, heating the swimming pool is not necessary in summer.

Miscellaneous

What kind of weather can I expect during my vacation?

A land climate prevails in Souillac. If the sun is shining (which it usually does), temperatures can easily reach +20° in spring and autumn, and +30° in summer. The nights are cool, even in the summer. Of course we also have rain here: otherwise the area wouldn’t be this green and lush.

Can groups stay at Le Manoir?

In spring and autumn we welcome groups of 10 up to a maximum of 20 people. You will stay in a combination of rooms and gites. Feel free to contact us for more information.

Am I allowed to bring my dog?

Your dog is only welcome after consultation. In any case, we can only allow dogs outside of the high season and only in the gites. Keep in mind that we own a dog ourselves and that the property is not fenced off.