By making your booking, and completing the payment of your deposit, you hereby agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, which will constitute the complete and final expression of the agreement between yourself and the Étape de la Fouée with regard to your booking and the conditions of your stay.

Our terms and conditions at a glance:

  • A 50% non-refundable (except as provided below) advance deposit is required to secure a booking at the Étape de la Fouée. The balance (i.e. 50%) is to be paid on check-out at the latest;
  • No cancellation fee and total refund policy in case your cancellation reaches the Étape de la Fouée at least 15 calendar days prior to the scheduled date of arrival;
  • Check-in time: 6 pm onwards. Earlier check-in (as from 2 p.m.) by agreement;
  • Belated arrivals: We will not be able to welcome you personally after 9 p.m. but will provide you with proper instructions to access your room;
  • All rooms must be vacated by noon (12:00 a.m.) on the scheduled date of departure;
  • We regrettably do not allow pets at the Étape de la Fouée.


  1. Confidentiality

The étape de le Fouée undertakes to keep confidential, and to not disclose, any and all personal data and/or confidential information you may provide or disclose to the Étape de la Fouée as part of the booking process, or during the performance of this agreement.

The foregoing shall not apply to personal data and/or confidential information which is required to be disclosed by law, regulation or any governmental or competent regulatory authority.


  1. Length of the stay

Rooms booking are registered and accepted for definite periods of time. Your stay will automatically end — and the Étape de la Fouée will automatically recover possession of the room(s) — on the contractual date of departure. Any attempt by you to keep the room(s) beyond the agreed term of the room booking, shall be deemed unlawful detainment.


  1. Occupancy policy

Each room at the Étape de la Fouée can accommodate a given number of guests which cannot be exceeded. The Étape de la Fouée may from time to time agree to extend the number of guests for any given room if the aggregate number of guests does not exceed any statutory thresholds, and does not raise safety issues.  Extra bedding, if agreed to by the Étape de la Fouée, may entail the payment of extra charges.  However, travel baby cots will be provided free of charge.

In case of breach of the foregoing occupancy policy, you will be required to vacate the room immediately with no refund of monies paid in relation to the booking.

Bookings have a strictly personal nature and rooms cannot be subleased by you, or made available to any third-parties, even at no charge.


  1. Rooms reservation

Booking are confirmed and guaranteed upon receipt of the 50% advance deposit. Payments can be made by check, credit card or wire transfer. Checks are to be drawn up to the order of Marie-Elisabeth TAKACS – L’étape de le Fouée.


  1. Check-in and check-out

Check-in time: 6 pm onwards. Earlier check-ins (as from 2 p.m.) are possible by agreement. Please notify us if you are arriving later than 9 p.m.. We will not be in a position to welcome you personally after 9 pm, but will give you proper instructions so that you can access your room.

Rooms must be vacated by 12:00 a.m. (noon) the day of departure.


  1. Cancellation by the guests

Deposits are non-refundable, except if the cancellation is properly made and reaches the étape de la Fouée at least 15 calendar days prior to the scheduled date of arrival.  Please also note that you will be liable for the total amount of the accommodation booked even if you shorten your stay. However, in that case, the étape de la Fouée may offer that this amount be applied to a future stay at available dates that suit you.


  1. Cancellation by the Etape de la Fouée

The étape de le Fouée reserves the right to cancel a booking, in case of an emergency, or of any event beyond its reasonable control. In that case, l’étape de le Fouée will notify you as soon as reasonably practicable and, as the sole and exclusive remedy for said cancellation, the étape de la Fouée will refund the total price of the room if and to the extent already prepaid by you. The étape de le Fouée will also suggest alternate accommodations for the same dates.


  1. Payments

Payments terms are as follows: a 50% non-refundable (except as provided for in § 6 & 7 above) advance deposit to be paid on booking; the balance i.e. 50%) and all extra charges for special amenities and services to be paid in full upon arrival, and on check-out at the latest.


  1. Local tourist tax

The local tourist tax for beds and breakfasts at Saint Dolay (Morbihan) is currently of €0,70 per night.


  1. Changes in rooms

In case of unforeseen events, the étape de le Fouée reserves the right to reallocate the rooms, or to offer rooms upgrades (e.g. a better-quality room for the price of the room that has been booked), without altering the agreed-upon price.  These changes do not entail the payment of compensation or any other indemnity to the guests.

  1. Pets policy

The étape de le Fouée does not allow pets.  Guests must strictly comply with this policy, failing which they may be required to vacate the rooms without refund or indemnity whatsoever.

  1. Peaceful enjoyment

The étape de le Fouée expects a quiet behavior and “art de vivre” from all its guests who must see to it that they do not interfere with the quiet and peaceful enjoyment of the rooms and of all common areas by others, should they be temporary guests or permanent dwellers. The étape de le Fouée applies and enforces a strict “Non-Smoking Policy” which prohibits smoking in any part of the guesthouse (rooms and common areas alike).

Guests must see to it that they do not damage the rooms and common areas during their stay.  All rooms must be handed over in the conditions they were at the inception of the stay (ordinary wear and tear excepted). Guests must forthwith notify the étape de le Fouée of any issue, or incident that occurs during their stay, including unintentional damage they might have caused, so that remedial actions can be taken. Guests shall be held liable for all damages they may cause to the premises (i.e. rooms and common areas) during their stay.  Children remain under the permanent oversight of their parents or of the adult guests they accompany.

  1. Changes

These terms and conditions may vary from time to time at the sole discretion of the étape de le Fouée.

  1. French regulation re automatic processing of personal data

In accordance with the French Data Protection Act of January 6, 1978, all guests are granted the right to access their personal data, and to require that said personal data be rectified. The étape de le Fouée undertakes to not share or communicate your personal data with other companies, or agencies, except if and to the extent required by law, or court orders.

  1. Tariffs

Our tariffs, promotional offers, and terms and conditions may change from time to time without notice. Special offers cannot be combined.

  1. Disputes

All claims or demands arising from the performance of the agreement, must be made in writing and notified to the étape de le Fouée no later than 8 days following the end of the stay.

All disputes which cannot be resolved amicably shall be submitted to the competent courts of the Department of Morbihan (France).

Marie-Elisabeth TAKACS

L’Etape de la Fouée

RC Vannes 804 259 125

1, rue de la Fouée – 56130 SAINT-DOLAY.

Tél : 0642598376 –