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 — On ground-level: fully equipped kitchen, living room (with double-bedded sofa). 1st floor:  1 double bedded-room, 2 x 3 twin-bedded rooms (2 bunk-beds & 1 single), bathroom and shower.

Plus points:
Enclosed garden (pet-friendly)
Direct panorama on Basilica and domain

St. Christopher’s

Sleeps from 5 to 7 people
Location — On Basilica Avenue, beneath the Basilica main entrance.
Description — First-floor appartment with independant exterior staired-entrance.  Fully equipped kitchen,  living-room (with double-bed sofa), 2 separate toilets, . First floor: one cot on first landing, single bed on 2nd landing, bathroom (bath), 2 twin-bedded rooms.

Plus points:
Duplex appartment
kitchen storage room
1 toilet 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), 1 twin-bedded room plus a folding campbed.,  toilet on landing,

Plus points:
Thoroughly ground-floor
Direct panorama on Basilica and domain

 St. Catherine’s

Sleeps — up to 9 people
beneath the Basilica main entrance.
Description: Ground-floor entrance within a collective courtyard.
On ground-floor: separate fully-equipped kitchen, living room, 1 double-room (bunkbeds), 1 three-bedded room (two bunk-beds, one single bed), separate bathroom  twin-bedded room, (bath), separate toilets. First floor: 1 double-bedded room with a toddler bed, and a wash basin.

Plus points:
Basilica view
Full bath

St John  the Evangelist’s

Sleeps up to 12 people
Description Ground-floor: hall, spearate toilets, living-room (with double-bed sofa), garden-open fully equipped kitchen. On first floor: 1 double-bedded room, 1 three-bedded room (bunkbeds and single bed), 1 single-bedded room,  bathroom (with shower), separate toilets.  On second floor: 1 three-bedded room, bathroom (with shower), separate toilets.

◊ Sts Louis & Zélie Martin’s

Sleeps — up to 10 people
Description — Reduced-mobility access, 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-bedde room (sleeps 10).

St. Nicolas’

Sleeps up to 13 people
Description — 2 separate entrances (main street & side-alley). The whole ground-floor is reduced-mobility accessible; fully-equipped kitchen with dining room, toilet, specifically RMA double-room with ensuite bathroom (shower).

First floor: 3 twin-bedded room (2 x 2 bunkbeds) and 1 x 2 single beds), shower bathroom and separate toilets.
Second floor: 1 x 3 single-bedded room, 1 x 2 single-bedded room, shower bathroom and separate toilets.

St.  Jeanne Beretta-Molla’s

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

St. Raphaël’s

Sleeps up to 2 people
Description Ground-floor: Fully-equipped kitchen. First floor: double-bedded room, bathroom (shower), toilet. If need be, this apartment can combine with St. JB of Salle’s to accommodate for a larger group.

St. J.B. of Salle’s

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

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 toilet.

◊ St. Dominique Savio’s

Sleeps— up to 12 people
Description Dormitory with 6 x 2 bunk-beds out of which 1 pair of bunkbeds is slightly aside (alcove), two shower cabins, double-washbasin, toilets.

For further enquiry on or for booking cottages, email us

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