Refuge Out of the City Gite & Holiday Rental in Arudy

Opening hours

Open

  • Monday Open 24h/24
  • Tuesday Open 24h/24
  • Wednesday Open 24h/24
  • Thursday Open 24h/24
  • Friday Open 24h/24
  • Saturday Open 24h/24
  • Sunday Open 24h/24

Closes at 00:00 am

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Useful information

  • Parc National des Pyrénées
  • Esprit Parc National

Location : In the countryside

Province : The Pyrenean Valleys

Services

  • English spoken
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Garden furniture
  • Lake side/River banks
  • Mountain view
  • Parking
  • English
    • A UNIQUE PLACE IN THE HEART OF THE OSSAU VALLEY

      Refuge Out of the City, ROC, is a true paradise of two gites housed in a 20-hectare setting unfolding around several buildings dating from the 17th century in the heart of the Ossau Valley, in the Pyrenees National Park (New Aquitaine).

      Less than an hour from Pau, discover an atypical building offering accommodation adapted to everyone's desires.

      For a weekend or during a week's vacation, take advantage of this timeless place, share moments in the heart of nature, practice sports activities in an exceptional and preserved environment where an atmosphere of well-being reigns.

      Whether you are a traveler looking for adventure or a family looking for relaxation, fresh air and discovery, our refuge in the Pyrenees will meet your desires. You will feel at home there.

      AN ECO-RESPONSIBLE COTTAGE

      ROC is an old farmhouse transformed into a guest house, which offers accommodation focused "sustainable, based on" sustainable tourism based on the concept of "Retreat body & soul", eco-lodge, very close nature, emphasizing healthy and quality food.

      The universe of the Vallée d'Ossau, local products, life close to nature, this is what we find in our guest room but also in the activities of the surroundings.

      Our goal: to offer you a stay away from the stress of urban life in an idyllic setting in the 64.

      A BODY & SOUL RETREAT IN THE HEART OF THE OSSAU VALLEY

      The environment in which ROC is located is conducive to calm and meditation. In the heart of the Basque mountains and Béarn, the Refuge is a source of alchemy between body and mind. You will be able to rest there, recharge your batteries far from the tumult and stress of urban life. You can also practice many cultural and sporting activities such as yoga, hiking... or quite simply, take a long nap.

      LOCAL FOOD

      Halfway between the Basque Coast, the Pyrenees and Béarn, the Ossau Valley region is full of delicious local products recognized worldwide for their quality. You can take advantage of your stay to meet many local producers, from the most traditional to the most unusual: cheese makers, breeders, beekeepers, craft beer makers, restaurants, fish farms…

      The village of Arudy will take you on an adventure with the neighboring villages where ancestral know-how is developed and where local traditions are transmitted from generation to generation.

      At ROC, we do not offer catering. In case you were unable to stock up before your arrival at the Refuge, know that we provide you with enough to prepare your first meal thanks to a welcome breakfast kit & emergency dinner kit.

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Traveller Reviews Refuge Out of the City

4.7 sur 5 23 reviews

  • Tiffany Morisseau

    2 sur 5 Reviews posted by Tiffany Morisseau on 25/09/2023

    We stayed for a week in the “ROC” gîte last July. The region is splendid, and the house has a lot of charm, located about a quarter of an hour by car from the town of Arudy. We were not able to use the swimming pool due to the weather, which was quite rainy this month of July. Nicolas, the factotum who was on site, was very kind and did his best to help us throughout our stay. Main disappointment: we did not have hot water in the gîte due to a plumbing problem, which was only repaired the day before our departure. Halfway through our stay, we were given access to the shower room in the basement of the house next door (***EDIT following the owner's response: with ground level access, but on the lower level compared to the entrance to the house, a level which very much resembles a cellar/laundry room and where the ping-pong table is located***). We had to share this shower room, each bringing soap and towel. At the price of the accommodation, it was a big disappointment. We also had to return the mattress in one of the double bedrooms, the springs of which were very noticeable: it must have been comfortable at one time, but now it is no longer up to the standard of the house. The gîte being managed by a company (located in Bordeaux), and not by owners on site, and the owner being on leave at the time, we had difficulty getting a response to our request for a discount for the absence of hot water - a request which was finally refused a month later. We are used to staying in gîtes with similar charm, but whose owners are on site. This time, there was a lack of a close relationship which would have allowed more understanding on the part of the owners, and less frustration on our side. Damage.

  • cyril gabillot

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by cyril gabillot on 17/02/2023

    .. we had a pleasant three-day stay once again in this little refuge that we like. Thank you for being able and able to quickly resolve the water supply problem. The hike which leads to the mountain in front of the refuge once again seemed a little long to reach above the forest, it is better to drive along the path to walk with the view from above of the mountain without too many trees (advice).

  • Benjamin HACHAGUER

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Benjamin HACHAGUER on 19/04/2023

    Unforgettable stay with friends. Lovers of the Pyrenees, we appreciated the calm and isolation offered by the place. The outdoor space allows you to fully enjoy the landscape and group life. Inside, charm and authenticity are everywhere: floors, furniture, decoration, frames, fireplace. If you add the functional touch inherent to modern comfort (super equipped kitchen, central heating and showers), here is an exotic and family jewel in the middle of the Béarnaise summer pastures. Thank you for making such a place accessible. And see you soon surely. Marie and her merry troop

Traveller Reviews Refuge Out of the City

5.0 sur 5 2 reviews

Rating summary

  • Location 5.0 / 5
  • Rooms 4.0 / 5
  • Service 5.0 / 5
  • "Un pur moment de bonheur!"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by 327sylvainn (Le Taillan-Medoc, France) on 27/07/2020

    Nous avons séjourné pendant une semaine dans la partie "Bergerie" de ce gîte magnifique que l'on attend après 5 km de route pierreuse dans les montagnes. L'ancienne bergerie a été rénovée et décorée...

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  • "Paradis en Béan Pyrénées@ Refuge Out of the City!"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by clarencecgfinance on 22/04/2019

    Superbe eco-lodge situé au milieu des montagnes ,au calme et avec un niveau de confort exceptionnel. On ne s'attend pas à une telle prestation pour gîte. D'ailleurs, il s'agit davantage d'un lodge...

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Refuge Out of the City

Address

Cibert
64260 Arudy

GPS coordinates

43° 6'40.33"N, 0° 29'53.49"W

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