• BnB / Guesthouse Gay-Friendly
  • 4 rooms
  • 9 pers. max
  • Pets not admited
  • Garden
  • Heated pool
  • Restaurant / table d'hotes
  • Wifi

Welcome to Jardin des Remparts – your gay friendly destination in stunning south west France.

Come experience the beauty of Orthez and the Béarn region.

Jardin des Remparts is a perfect destination if you’re looking for some relaxing downtime, but you still want to be close to enough to head out and explore if the mood hits you.

The House

The house itself is over 250 years old and full of original features. Over a two-year period we painstakingly renovated it to restore it to its former glory, while adding modern improvements such as new bathrooms, new electrical installations and wifi throughout the house.

The Gardens

Behind the house, hidden from view, are the gardens which stretch out to the medieval city wall – hence the name: Jardin des Remparts. Relax and chill out, or take a dip in the large pool. At 2.4M deep at the deep end, we think we have the deepest pool of any gay B&B! You’ll also be amazed at how a city centre property could have such a calm, private, hidden oasis. And of course feel free to be naked in the gardens and pool – it’s your holiday, we want you to enjoy it!


Fancy a bite to eat? We also offer an optional evening meal service. Discover traditional cuisine and fresh local products from the town market. Your meal will include an entrée, main dish and dessert, as well as a glass of wine and coffee for 22€ per person. Are you vegetarian or perhaps you have certain dietary restrictions? No problem. Simply let us know.


We’re located in the very centre of Orthez, directly on the Way of Saint James. Once the capital of the Béarn region, Orthez has a long, rich history. Walk around the town and see the sites such as the Tour Moncade and the Pont Vieux. You can visit the entire town on foot – restaurants, shops, cafés – they are all within walking distance. Even the train station is a quick 10-minute walk away, with direct trains to Paris, Bordeaux, Toulouse… As well as regional trains serving the Southwest.

Feeling adventurous?

If you want to venture further afield, you can explore the villages of the Béarn region: Salies-de-Béarn, Sauveterre-de-Béarn, Navarrenx… Or make it a beach day and head to Biarritz, just 1 hour away. For the sporty types, head into the Pyrenees for some hiking, also just an hour away. Or over to Spain for some tapas, also just (you guessed it) 1 hour away.


So come, relax, be yourself, have a good time and soak up the good vibes. We look forward to welcoming you soon!

Booking conditions and options

Tarifs petit-déjeuners inclus Du 15 octobre au 14 mai Du 15 mai au 14 octobre
Chambre Jeanne 90 € 110 €
Chambre Henri 80 € 95 €
Chambre Gaston 80 € 95 €
COMING SOON : Chambre Francis 70 € 80 €

Booking policy :
Your remaining balance will be charged automatically to your card on the last day of your stay.
Booking :
25 % deposit to confirm your reservation .
Means of payment :
American Express - Visa - Mastercard - ANCV cheque - cash -
Cancellation policy :
If you cancel more than 15 days before your arrival date, you will not be charged and your deposit of 25% will be refunded.
Meals :
22€ per person per meal
Other supplements :
Tourist tax of 0.60 € per person per day
Minimum stay :
1 night(s)
Check-in / Check-out :
Check-in after 14.00 - 22.00 / Check-out before 11.00
Holiday closure :
open all year

Special offer

Jardin des Remparts

10% discount

from 01/01/2024 until 31/12/2024


Etienne & Kevin

We’re your hosts, Etienne & Kevin. Two guys. Four nationalities. Five languages. We moved to Orthez from Germany in 2021. Originally from the region, Etienne has a passion for the southwest and would love to share his “insider tips” with you.

Spoken languages : German - English - Spanish - French - Langue des signes -

+33 6 36 14 26 58


« Des hôtes bienveillants et attentionnés, une maison magnifique et apaisante, le jardin plein de charme et la piscine idéale ....ont fait un séjour enchanté. Je recommande vivement. A très bientôt. »

Publication : 13/07/2024

michel - La Chapelle sur Erdre
« Dans un belle demeure ancienne au coeur de la ville, des hôtes charmants et attentionnés font le nècéssaire pour rendre le séjour agréable et convivial .Une belle et bonne adresse ! »

Publication : 24/06/2024

Aisha - Berlin
« Le jardin des remparts is a great place to relax and unwind away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Only a short walk up the street and up a small hill to the Tower put an immediate smile on my face because of the beautiful setting. It was just the place to enjoy beautiful views of the Pyrenees on a good weather day. The B&B is in a quiet location and with clear directions from Mr and Mr Fons, it was easy to find our way around. I think as a lesbian couple of women enjoying a long weekend, it felt safe during the day and was a lovely place to hang out in during the day. The garden has a vegetable patch, recycling and composting which takes minimal effort but makes you feel good about the eco footprint, as does knowing that a lot of the food is sourced locally including from the market. The room we stayed in had it’s own en-suite which was modern and had a booster heater so you could choose when to heat the shower room. The small touches of extra pillows and blankets and access to an ironing board added to the comfort. Also extra extension leads helped us to work away from home. I chose this place to write some of my Memoir. Being able to think somewhere quiet without noise when you live in a city, isn’t something you can really put a price on, but as price is important, the value for the price was very good. Looking forward to exploring the nearby towns a bit more next time. »

Publication : 27/11/2023

Edward - London
« I wanted to go somewhere where I can relax and unwind for a week. Jardin Des Remparts is the place as it’s my second stay, it’s easy to get to, you can travel to other places from there. I had the Gaston room which is fabulous and very comfortable. Etienne and Kevin were wonderful making sure I was accommodated. Orthez has a couple of nice restaurants but if you want ‘table d’hôte’ meal, I’d recommend it as Etienne is an amazing cook. I plan to return there again when I need to recharge my batteries! Thank you. »

Publication : 14/11/2023

Rob - Utrecht
« We stayed for 2 nights in this beautiful renovated house in the center of Orthez. A quiet place with a wonderful garden and swimming pool. Etienne (Kevin was in the States) is a very good host. Very communicative and friendly. We felt at home there. He also is a good cook, so out stay was a great success. We only can recommend it. From Orthez you have enough possibilities to visit other places. We will certainly come back »

Publication : 04/10/2023

- Wroclaw
« I recently had the pleasure of spending three nights in this delightful house, half of which has been expertly converted into a bed & breakfast. The rooms are spacious and the bathrooms are generously sized, all impeccably clean and well-maintained. Orthez, the town itself, is a charming location offering a range of delightful restaurants and picturesque walks, all with the backdrop of the stunning Pyrenees. Kevin and Étienne, the hosts, are truly exceptional. Their helpfulness and readiness to accommodate any request were remarkable, making my stay even more enjoyable. Moreover, I also cherished the serene moments spent reading my book in the tranquil garden, and the refreshing dips in the generously sized pool. This place is a true haven of tranquility and I highly recommend it to anyone in search of a peaceful and rejuvenating retreat. I’m definitely coming next year again :) »

Publication : 02/10/2023

« Le Jardin des Remparts est idéalement situé, au cœur du quartier historique d’Orthez et à 5-10 mn à pied de la gare tgv, Nous avons pu nous y reposer et ressourcer grâce aux bons soins de nos hôtes : accueil chaleureux et bienveillant, repas copieux et goûteux, une chambre spacieuse et confortable, à la décoration soignée. Piscine très appréciable, entre deux sorties en ville ou dans la campagne environnante. De vraies vacances , merci Kevin et Etienne ! »

Publication : 11/09/2023

Thomas - Paris
« Le Jardin des Remparts : que dire ! J'ai passé un très agréable séjour du 21 au 26 août 2023. Le cadre est magnifique. Les chambres sont reposantes, destressantes, très confortables, et très propres. Quant à la literie c'est une merveille. Les petits déjeuners sont très copieux, les repas de la table d'hôtes le soir sont très copieux. Tous les plats sont frais, et fait maison, avec goût et soin. Cette salle à manger est belle accueillante et il y a un tableau qui est magnifique. La piscine : Je n'ai jamais vu une piscine aussi propre. L'eau est claire, chaude, et très agréable pour les bains du soir après une grande journée de chaleur.. Étienne et Kévin sont aux petits anges ils vous donnent de très bons conseils pour les balades et les restaurants à Orthez . Ils sont d'une extrême gentillesse et font attention aux clients. C'est la première fois que j'y allais, j'y retournerai avec plaisir. Croyez-moi vous pouvez y aller les yeux fermés. Je vous souhaite un très bon séjour dans ce cadre magnifique. Thomas août 2023 »

Publication : 10/09/2023

Laurent - TOULOUSE
« Un lieu charmant et des hôtes très accueillants pour une étape à Orthez qui aurait mérité une plus longue halte. La maison est magnifique et sa rénovation récente se révèle respectueuse d'un patrimoine exceptionnel où l'on se sent comme chez soi. Tout est ici sérénité et cette vieille demeure de caractère exprime une identité et un esprit. Le jardin se découvre progressivement jusqu'à la piscine idéalement située en surplomb de la ville. Nos hôtes ont été très attentionnés dans leur accueil et leurs conseils. Le repas partagé s'est révélé de qualité avec des produits frais et locaux parfaitement accommodés. Merci à Etienne et Kevin pour cette étape réussie sur le chemin des vacances! »

Publication : 05/08/2023