France Chateau Hotels Guide

recommended country house and castle accommodation in France


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historic mansion where modern art and a classical style combine amidst an air of refinement, comfort and award-winning, fine dining

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set on a hillside, an iconic hotel favoured by the St Tropez set, is now luxuriously renovated; travel to the private beach in a Rolls Royce

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romantic and authentic château set in a tranquil estate offers opulent luxury in its rooms in the main house or in a former orangery

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on the hilltop of a Provençale mountain town, a charming medieval château features a gourmet restaurant on a terrace with scenic views

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high review scores for this magnificent château complex surrounded by nature, with dramatic beamed interiors and exceptional facilities

Les Manoirs

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refined and luxurious hotel cleverly formed from five timbered Norman manors set in peaceful countryside, yet only a short drive from Deauville

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a magnificent beamed Normandy manor house in large grounds offers elegant rooms, suites and apartments, and relaxing facilities

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the exquisite elegance of this magnificent 19th century château is enhanced by luxurious rooms, gastronomic dining and a pampering spa

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17th century chateau, set within 28 hectares of parkland, featuring rooms with updated, contemporary décor but retaining original features

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16th-century manor retaining half-timbers and ancient stones, now a small, refined hotel offering quality rooms, dining and relaxing spa

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a pleasant mix of the traditional and modern, this thatch-roofed hotel also boasts contemporarily styled rooms and a tranquil garden

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a fairytale château hotel, surrounded by a moat and set in parkland with a swimming pool, offers a memorable stay in the Loire Valley

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magnificence in a serene setting in a Sauternes grand cru vineyard - enjoy fine wines and cuisine in the Michelin-starred restaurant

Domaine de Barive

Sainte-Preuve

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ideally located to discover the Champagne region, a chic, period hotel boasting well appointed rooms, fine dining and relaxing spa facilities

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a 700-year old former farmstead in a quiet setting near Gold and Juno landing beaches offers elegant accommodation and gastronomic dining

Le Manoir du Lys

Bagnoles de l'Orne

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escape to this tranquil retreat, in a quiet wooded spot, offering excellent dining, 1 Michelin star, and providing luxurious, comfortable rooms

Manoir de Kertalg

Moëlan-sur-Mer

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luxurious manor in a peaceful setting offering elegant and spacious rooms, some with four-poster beds, and beautiful manicured gardens

Chateau de Montcaud

Bagnols-sur-Ceze

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a fine hotel - the setting is a 19th century mansion in parkland, restored to offer sleek elegant rooms and a choice of restaurants

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luxurious rooms, gourmet dining, and leisure and sports facilities, all in the setting of a charming 18th century château with well-kept grounds

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in a quiet setting with coastal views, this eye-catching 18th century manor house has elegant rooms, gourmet dining and relaxing grounds

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this charming chateau is found on the outskirts of Rennes residing in a 25 hectare park, it offers classically styled rooms and gourmet dining

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surrounded by Beaujolais vineyards, a magnificent hotel in a 13th century moated fortress castle also offers guests glamorous spa facilities

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this sumptuous hotel, based in a 19th-century chateau in the Forest of Chantilly, boasts extensive leisure facilities and gourmet dining

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at this elegant mansion in the Loire Valley, only two hours from Paris, serenity is the watchword, plus modern luxury, including a Clarins Spa

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breathtaking views of the Étretat cliffs can be seen from this sumptuous and unusual hotel set in a 19th century castle and Belle-Époque villa

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former farmstead with buildings dating from the 17th and 19th centuries, now a homely hotel with a restaurant serving a daily changing menu

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a former farmhouse nestled amidst peaceful grounds yet only a short drive from Cancale and beaches; rooms are refined and elegant is style

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an imposing 16th century manor - near the beaches of the Golfe du Morbihan - is known for its gourmet restaurant featuring regional cuisine

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Louis XV inspired furnishings and a gastronomic restaurant are offered at this grand, Anglo-Normand former mill, on the banks of the Seine

Manoir Dalmore

Port Manec'h

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charming chateau meets the sea! situated overlooking a small sandy beach in a relaxing environment; many rooms retain original features

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