Superior bedroom – Double bed
In the beginning there was the mine… This is the reason for the Hotel to be and why it is located in the bowels of the Anéou corrie… Indeed the exploitation of ?? and fluorite at the beginning of the 20th century and the creation of the road between Laruns and the Col du Pourtalet encouraged Jean-Pierre CASADEBAIG to start the construction of the establishment. There, the miners could find some comfort within the double hostility they had to face : their hard work and the site. And if most of people who wore spectacles with glass made of extracted ore never knew that it came from the border crests, the miner companies made the grounds exploitation a flourishing trade until the end of the 1950’s. At this time, the Col became a holiday site : the miners tired out gave way to the idle tourists who, to the crammed dormitory, rather liked the sunny terrace. Then the establishment knew an important mutation, a new chapter of a Story which already started to be written… and which began at the mine !