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La Gaffe

At a Glance


  • unusual place with a cheerful atmosphere
  • no shared bathrooms


  • few services
  • no elevator
  • outside city center

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La Gaffe Review

The name of this simple B&B (located above an Italian restaurant) means "the mistake" in Italian, and is also the punchline to the unlikely tale of how the original husband-and-wife proprietors met in the 1950s—but it also rather neatly chimes with the cockney term "gaff," meaning a simple, cozy residence. Standard rooms are indeed tiny and have few amenities, though some have four-poster beds, and the honeymoon suite (a mere £30 more than a basic room) has its own Jacuzzi. There's a summer patio in the enclosed courtyard and the restaurant itself serves good, traditional Italian food at reasonable prices.

    Hotel Details

  • 18 rooms, 3 suites
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 02-28-2014

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