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Located in Amiens, 1.4 miles from Amiens Train Station, Comme une parenthèse au coeur des hortillonnages features a garden and views of the river. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a barbecue. There's a sun terrace and guests can use free Wifi and free private parking. At the guest house, each room is equipped with a wardrobe, a TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. Some rooms are equipped with a kitchenette with a dishwasher, an oven and a microwave. At Comme une parenthèse au coeur des hortillonnages each room comes with a seating area. The accommodation offers a continental or vegetarian breakfast. The area is popular for cycling and fishing, and free use of bicycles is available at this 4-star guest house. Zénith d'Amiens is 3.4 miles from Comme une parenthèse au coeur des hortillonnages, while The Floating gardens Park is 1.3 miles away. The nearest airport is Beauvais–Tillé Airport, 42 miles from the guest house.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Comme une parenthèse au coeur des hortillonnages has been welcoming guests since Jun 23, 2017

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Room Type
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3:
1 queen bed
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


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  • Sandra
    Beautiful property and amazing location. Hubert (host) was very friendly and helpful.
  • Ieva
    Beautiful property surrounded by greenery and waterways. Our group of 3 adults and a toddler stayed in the Atelier separate house which was well equipped and very cozy. Excellent weekend stay!
  • Veronique
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The breakfast with a bowl of fresh it up fruit and a fresh baguette was wonderful - The site ; the garden , the landscaping , were unique and truly beautiful !!!
  • John
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Beautiful accomodation and location. Access to bicycles and canoes was brilliant and added to our stay in Amiens! Hubert is a wonderful host and we would stay again if visiting Amiens! Thank you!
  • Kieran
    Centrally located with a semi-rural feel, comfortable and clean lodgings, an attentive host.
  • Paul
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Amazing accommodation on the outskirts of Amiens. The host provides cycles to use so the town centre is a short ride going along the river, making dining out in the evening possible. It is a great location providing city experience and then a...
  • Neil
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Tucked away in a perfect little corner of Amiens, this house had everything we needed to accommodate a group of 6 adult friends. The facilities were excellent, and the boat and canoe were great fun. It is not too far to walk to and from the city...
  • Shahmeem
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Lovely tranquil setting with a warm and welcoming host (boat on site which you can use). Well located and a good path along the canal to walk or cycle to the city centre. Modern facilities and safe and secure location
  • Kate
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Friendly host, lovely location, lots to do, nice and comfortable accommodation.
  • James
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    very welcoming amazing location , could not have been happier 🙏

Property questions and answers
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  • Will the payment be taken in full immediately on booking?

    Hello, The payment will not be taken immediately, there is time period for cancel. Sincerely,
    Answered on 12 March 2021
  • Hello. I see that is one bedroom left for the period 23-27 Dec 21. We are a family , one of our children is an adult (20 years old) and the other is 1..

    Hello, It is possible to put a mattress on the floor if it needed. Thank you, Hubert
    Answered on 5 December 2021
  • In the one-bed house, what type of staircase takes you to the first floor bedroom? In one review it states "ladder". Is this correct?

    Hi, It's not a ladder ;)
    Answered on 10 June 2023
  • hi - is self checkin available please? we will be leaving London after work on Friday so would not arrive until very late. many thanks, caroline

    Hi, yes it's totally possible. We have our own system for this kind of request.
    Answered on 10 June 2023
  • We have a pet dog. Is he allowed in the house?

    Hi, Sorry, we don't allow pet in our houses. Sincerely, Ana & Hubert
    Answered on 16 January 2022
  • It says shard bathroom is that correct? Are you sharing with other people renting a room

    Hi, No there is no shared bathroom. We have guesthouses and there is nothing to share with other people. If you need more information, do no hesitat..
    Answered on 13 November 2021
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Hosted by Anastasia

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Nestled in the heart of the Hortillonnages d'Amiens, at the edge of the historic center and its cathedral, the guest houses "Comme une parenthèse" welcome you in a harmonious setting of greenery and water. These charming and design guest rooms will plunge you into a unique and original setting. Between terroir and travel, between tradition and discovery, the guest houses "Comme une parenthèse" will surprise you. Comme une parenthèse offers you the choice between three guest houses with different universes: The small guest house: an intimate and intimate place, ideal for couples who wish to spend a romantic stay. The big house, comfortable and spacious, it has been thought for families or friends. The workshop, with its feet on the water, its charm and its architecture will not leave the most dreamy ones insensitive.
Languages spoken: English,French

Area info *

Amenities of Comme une parenthèse au coeur des hortillonnages
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Walk-in closet
  • River view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental
  • Cycling
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French

House rules

Comme une parenthèse au coeur des hortillonnages takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM


From 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that baby cots are available upon request and subject to availability.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Comme une parenthèse au coeur des hortillonnages of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

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Legal info

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Comme une parenthèse au coeur des hortillonnages

  • Guests staying at Comme une parenthèse au coeur des hortillonnages can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian

  • The prices at Comme une parenthèse au coeur des hortillonnages may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Comme une parenthèse au coeur des hortillonnages offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Foot massage
    • Neck massage
    • Bicycle rental
    • Back massage
    • Hand massage
    • Head massage
    • Full-body massage

  • Check-in at Comme une parenthèse au coeur des hortillonnages is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 1:00 PM.

  • Comme une parenthèse au coeur des hortillonnages is 1.5 miles from the center of Amiens. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Comme une parenthèse au coeur des hortillonnages include:

    • Vacation Home