€40 per night
€40 per night
Maison Esmeralda, Massat, France

Maison Esmeralda

Massat, France - Maison Esmeralda, Biert

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  • Exceptional cleanliness
  • Best eating choices
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Nosh and Nature ... A group of us stayed for 2 nights at Maison Esmeralda in the middle of a cycling tour from the Atlantic to the med. It was a great place to stay. accommodation was comfortable. Home cooked food was fantastic. Cycling in the area was great and hosts Philip and ...

Description - Bed and breakfast

Maison Esmeralda is located at the entrance to the small mountain village of Biert, Massat 5 minutes and 30 minutes from St Girons, the capital of Couserans and the beautiful town of Foix, with its historic center and its imposing medieval castle dominates the city.

Maison Esmeralda offers spacious bedrooms with magnificent views over the valley Massat and garden sloping down to the River Arac. It is the ideal base to explore the various attractions Ariégeois or enjoy the many activities in the area: hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, downhill skiing and skiing, or just relaxing ...

We are open all year round and offer a great breakfast and home cooked meals in the evenings. Our menu is influenced from across the world; from Indian cuisine such as Onion Bhaji and Prawn Bhuna, to Thai chicken red curry with Sweet corn fritters and sweet chili sauce starter, or Italian: Spaghetti, linguine or risotto. We strive to use local and seasonal produce and offer our own home-made muesli for breakfast.

We have a large garage, beautiful gardens with a child-safe swimming pool and playground, all of which you are welcome to use. Cyclists and Motorcycle riders will find us particularly accommodating with inside, secure cycle storage and clothes washing facilities.

We speak French, English and German

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The space
  • Property type: Bed and breakfast
  • Guest rooms/units: 15
  • Year built: 1930
  • Renovated: 2007
Bed and breakfast accommodations

Lowest price available: €40

Cottage Double Female Dorm House rental Male Dorm Single Standard Triple Twin
  • Check-in: 4:00pm
  • Check-out: 11:00am

Bed and breakfast amenities

We have a large garage for cars and motorcycles and secure indoor storage for cycles. A playground, barbecue and picnic areas and swimming pool are all available free for guests to use.

We can offer a DVD player and a large selection of films free for guests to borrow.

Airport pickup All inclusive plan BBQ area Bar/lounge Breakfast included Childcare or babysitting Children permitted Gameroom Gardens Gay friendly Linen included Meal plans Multi-lingual staff Parking (free) Pool (outdoor) Pool (outdoor/heated) Restaurant on site Skiing Sports/activities Tennis Tour/sightseeing assistance WIFI (free)

Room amenities

3 large double bedrooms with private facilities

1 dormitory with 3 single beds

Cottage with double and twin rooms and a convertible sofa in the lounge, accommodating up to 6 people. Also, fully equipped kitchen diner and bathroom/W. C.

Backpacker facilities Balconies Cribs available Ensuite Hairdryer Internet access Iron/ironing board Mountain view rooms Non-smoking rooms Private bathroom Rollaway beds available Showers without bath Television (cable/satellite) WIFI Wake-up calls


Set in beautiful, mountainous countryside, with very rewarding walks for all ages & abilities from the doorstep. A convenient departure point for many of the attractions and activities available in the vicinity.

Points of interest
  • Foix 40km
  • Carcassonne 160km
  • Saint Girons 25km
  • Andorra 100km
  • Massat 3km
  • Mirepoix 80km
  • Tarascon 35km
  • Aulus-les-Bains 23kms

Food and drink
Eating in house
Maison Esmeralda
Evening meals/ Lunch and picnics are available on request
Eating out
Gipaete Auberge
100M from Esmeralda, offers traditional French cuisne
Trois Signeurs
In Massat 3kms away, offers a varied menu
Maxil Bar
Also in Massat, offers set bar menus in a traditional bar setting

Price details

€40 - 48 per night


An additional deposit may be requested prior to arrival. If so, you will be contacted directly after you confirm your booking.

Available discounts


Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.


Location - Bed and breakfast

Maison Esmeralda, Biert
Arrondissement de Saint-Girons, Département de l'Ariège
Midi-Pyrénées (Région Midi-Pyrénées)
France  09320

Latitude: 42.89834, Longitude: 1.31132

How to get there

From Carcassonne follow signs for Foix, pass oix on the N20 and at the roundabout at the bottom, take your first left over the beautiful Col de Port, pass through Massat and Biert is 3 kms down the D618

From Toulouose follow for Tarb, then St Girons. From there take the D618 towards Massat and after around 25 kms you come to Biert

Nearest airport: Toulouse or Carcassonne