Cottage Accommodation

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The Shrine offers a selection of 12 snug self-catering refurbished and fully-equipped cottages of various sizes, sleeping from 2 to 17 people). Distributed in the hamlet, within a short walking distance of the Basilica. Ideal for small groups, or  families, seeking a more intimate sojourn. Tell us your requirements, we will do the rest.

St Joseph’s

St Christopher’s

St Alexis’

St. Catherine’s

“Family cluster” Cottages

◊ St. John Evangelist’s

◊ Sts. Louis & Zelie Martin’s

◊ St. Nicolas’

◊ St. Jane Beretta Molla’s

◊  St. Raphael’s

◊  St. J-B de la Salle’s

◊  Bd. Luigi & Maria Beltrame-Quattrocchi’s

◊  St. Dominic Savio

For further enquiry or booking, email us at:

Please note that:

Checking-in: From 16:00 to 18:00 on arrival day. Check-out: before 12:00 (noon) on departure day. Cleaning is yours to do. Equipment (brooms, cloths, mops, etc) supplied, cleaning products not provided.

Don’t forget to bring: your linen, towels, toilet rolls, food supply etc. Even though enjoying the self-catering cottage options, you may choose to take meals at the Shrine (to be booked in advance at reception desk).

Whilst staying at a cottage, you may still partake in the various spiritual activities and services on offer daily at the Shrine: worship (Holy Mass, morning & evening prayers, Rosary, confessions etc.), or meet with a priest or a nun for counsel, visit our religious souvenirs & bookstore,  the reception, or the secretariats (to enrol people in the Montligeon Fraternity, for donations, or Mass intentions, or to set a Montligeon Prayer Group up.)

Cottages specificities

All cottages offer: Wifi, fully-equipped kitchen (electric cooker and oven, micro-wave, fridge, coffee-maker, kettle)

Furthermore, the “Family cluster” cottages offer: access to enclosed garden with children’s outdoor games, as well as to an equipped collective laundry room. Cots and baby tubs are also made available.

St. Joseph’s

Sleeps 8 to 10 people
Location: beneath the main courtyard, beside St. Teresa’s building.
Description — Ground-floor: fully equipped kitchen, living room with sofa (sleeps 2). Separate toilets. 1st floor:  1 double room, 2 x 3 twin rooms (2 bunk-bedded & 1 single bed), bathroom and shower.

+ Specifics:
Enclosed garden (pet-friendly)
Direct view on & access to Basilica and domain

St. Christopher’s

Sleeps from 5 to 7 people
Location — On Basilica Avenue, beneath the Basilica main entrance.
Description — First-floor apartment with independent exterior staircase-entrance.  Fully equipped kitchen, living room with sofa (sleeps 2). First floor: 2 twin rooms;  cot on first landing, single bed on 2nd landing, bathroom (bath), and 2 separate toilets.

+ Specifics:
Duplex appartment
Separate kitchen storage room
Toilets on each floor

St. Alexis’

Sleeps 2 to 4 people
Location — On Basilica Avenue, beneath the Basilica main entrance.
Description — Ground floor cottage with fully equipped kitchen, living-room (with double-bed sofa), separate bathroom (shower),and toilets on landing. An additional bed can be put in on request. 

+ Specifics:
Thoroughly ground-floor
Direct view on Basilica and domain

 St. Catherine’s

Sleeps — up to 9 people
Location beneath the Basilica main entrance.
Description: Ground-floor entrance within collective courtyard.
On ground floor: fully equipped separate kitchen, living room, 3 bedrooms: 2 twins, 1 x 3 bedded (2 bunk-beds, 1 single), separate bathroom (bath), and separate toilets. First floor: 1 double room, with a toddler bed, and a washbasin.

+ Specifics:
Direct view on the Basilica
Full bath

St John  the Evangelist’s

Sleeps up to 12 people
Description Ground-floor: in the hallway: separate toilets, living-room with sofa (sleeps 2), fully equipped open space kitchen, and garden. First floor: 1 double room, 1 x 3 room (2 bunk beds and 1 single bed), 1 single room,  bathroom (with shower), separate toilets.  On second floor: 1 x 3 bedded-room, bathroom (with shower), and separate toilets.

+ Specifics:
Access to the enclosed family cluster garden, beneath the Basilica.  

Sts Louis & Zelie Martin’s

Sleeps — up to 10 people
Description — Reduced-mobility access (RMA) street entrance,  large ground floor fully equipped kitchen,  patio, extra large dining-room accommodating up to 50 people (for special gatherings), 1 bathroom with 2 showers, 1 RMA bathroom with shower and toilets, bunk-bedded room (sleeps 10).

+ Specifics:
RMA patio & access to the family cluster enclosed garden

St. Nicolas’

Sleeps up to 13 people
Description — Two separate entrances (main street & side-alley). The whole ground floor is reduced-mobility accessible; fully equipped kitchen with dining room, toilets, 1 specifically RMA double room with en suite bathroom (shower). First floor: 3 twin room (2 x 2 bunk beds and 1 twin room), shower bathroom and separate toilets. Second floor: 1 x 3 single-bedded room, 1 twin room, shower bathroom and separate toilets.

+ Specifics
Access by either the side-alley of the town hall, or by main street entrance  

St.  Jeanne Beretta-Molla’s

Sleeps up to 6 people
Description Side-alley entrance. Ground floor: fully equipped kitchen with dining room. Bathroom and toilets. First floor: double room with en suite bathroom (shower) and toilets. Second floor: 1 x 2 bunk-bedded room, 1 twin room, bathroom (shower) and separate toilets.

St. Raphael’s

Sleeps up to 2 people
Description Ground floor: Fully equipped kitchen. First floor: 1 double room, bathroom (shower), toilet. Can merge with St. JB of Salle’s on request.
+ Specifics:
Can merge with St. J-B. de la Salle’s on request 

St. J.B. of Salle’s

Sleeps— up to 17 people
Description— 3 separate entrances. Ground floor: 1 reduced-mobility accessible double room with en suite bathroom (shower) and separate toilets; fully equipped kitchen with dining room opening onto the garden. First floor: one single room, 2 x 2 bunk-bedded rooms, 2 bathrooms, and toilets. Second floor: 1 x 4 single rooms, separate bathroom (shower) and toilets.

+ Specifics:
Reduced-mobility Access
Can merge with St. Raphael’s

Blessed Luigi & Maria Beltrame-Quattrocchi

Sleeps — up to 6 people
Description — Upstairs apartment, accessible from cluster collective enclosed gardens by external staircase.  On that level, fully-equipped kitchen/dining/living-room with sofa (sleeps 2), one double-bedded room, 1 x 2 bunk-bedded room, separate bathroom and toilets.

St. Dominique Savio’s

Sleeps— up to 10 people
Description Ground-floor dormitory with 5 x 2 bunk-beds out of which 1 pair of bunkbeds is slightly set aside (alcove), two shower cabins, double-washbasin, separate toilets.

+ Specifics:
Access to the enclosed garden within the Family Hamlet  
 Direct view on the Basilica 

For further enquiry on or for booking cottages, email us

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