La Petite Folie...
Honfleur Bed & Breakfast/Charming Apts located just steps from the old harbor
La Petite Folie consists of three houses on historic rue Haute and provides your choice of bed and breakfast or lovely apartment accomodations.
Ideally situated in the center of historic St. Catherine and just two minutes by foot from the old harbor, the houses are situated between the places of birth/museums of Alphonse Allais and Eric Satie at numbers 42, 44 and 94 rue Haute. The first two side by side and the third, a renovated house owned formerly by Paul Elie GERNEZ two gorgeous apartment (in fact small houses each with private entrance) overlooking a stunning, classified private garden; . a secret getaway in the heart of Honfleur. The towns' public gardens, tennis courts and municipal heated swimming pool and free Naturospace parking lot just behind us across from the Boulevard Charles V.
The main house at 44 (B&B) dates to 1830 and is Directoire Style offering 5 beautiful bedrooms and one studio all with ensuite bathrooms. The b&b offers you the possibility to mingle with other guests and enjoy breakfast around a wonderful old wooden table. It has a curious kiosk (or Petite Folie) in the garden dating back to 1871. In the spirit of late 19th century Marocaine or oriental style, it was once used as a bathhouse for its prestigious owners. Our ‘petite folie’ has been completely renovated and you are welcome to visit.
For more private stays, 5 lovely apartments to choose from at 42 & 94 rue Haute :
42 - The house was built during the 14th century and is amongst the eldest in town with three exquisite apartments each of which comprise an entire floor and have double exposition.
94 - Both with private entrances, apartments Gernez & Priscilla offer you the possibility to stay in the atelier one of Normandy’s most important artists; Paul-Elie GERNEZ (1888-1948). This is where he completed the majority of his important works. The view of the classified garden (monument historique de la France) from these two new accommodations is exquisite.
About 150 meters from the main house, free parking at the Naturospace public lot (500 car capacity). Alternatively on a first come first serve basis, we offer enclosed, locked, single secure boxes at 94 rue Haute for an additional fee. Please inquire at time of booking.
Prior to reserving with us kindly note :
-Principally dedicated for romantic getaways, children over the age of 10 are welcome in apartments Anis & Priscilla only. All other accommodations are reserved for adults.
-Arrivals are from 4-7 pm in the apts; up to 10 pm in the b&b upon request and with prior notice. -See full details under section RATES for full information.