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Top 10 Best Luxury Chateau Hotels in France

Below is the Drake & Cavendish Top 10 Luxury Chateau Hotels in France. (Updated 31 January 2012)

Drake & Cavendish show full contact details for all of the Luxury Chateau Hotels in France that we feature. Contact any of these luxury chateaux for their best prices and special offers.

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Chateau De La Barre

Le Mans, France

A Private view to the Loire Valley and France. Château de La Barre, less than 2 hours from Paris. Hidden amidst a private park with romantic gardens and XVIth century fortifications. All the rooms, replete with magnificent antiques, luxurious furniture, family portraits and designer fabrics, ornate chandeliers, grand fireplaces and Versailles parquet floors, combine elegance, authenticity, understated refinement with all the important modern comforts.

Scores 4.89 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers


Chateau de L’Isle-Marie

Bayeux, France

Within three hours drive from Paris lies the Chateau de L’Isle-Marie, set in the heart of rural Normandy. A majestic, tree-lined avenue leads to a romantic castle. Surrounded by a one hundred acre estate with rivers, meadows and woodland. Guests can choose between Bed and Breakfast accommodation in five individually personalized luxurious guest rooms in the Château or three luxury self catered apartments in the Manoir de Bellefonds.

Scores 4.84 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers


Chateau De Mirambeau

Bordeaux, France

Located between land and sea, at the crossroads of the vineyards of Bordeaux and Cognac, Château de Mirambeau is the ideal residence to discover and share the flavours of this famous region. Entirely refurnished with sumptuous fabrics, antique furniture and crystal chandeliers, this grand residence with its 22 rooms and suites expresses an “art de vivre à la française”, between dream and reality.

Scores 4.79 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers


Chateau De Germigney

Port Lesney, France

Cedar wood parquet floors, period furniture, silky wall hangings… renowned interior designers Roland and Véréna Schön have turned this home of a Marquis lost amongst wild lakes into a delicate and astonishing hotel. Here, each room is like an art gallery. The armchairs invite you to sink into them to read a book or sample the best wines of the Jura before sitting down to savour generous, subtle cuisine.

Scores 4.77 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers


Chateau d’Adomenil

Luneville, France

“It didn’t feel like you’d changed settings when you went from Versailles to Lunéville”, wrote Voltaire. A stone’s throw from the “Little Versailles” of the Dukes of Lorraine, the Baccarat crystal works and the famous Stanislas square in Nancy, the Château d’Adoménil boasts the same elegance and invites you to discover the charm of an 18th century residence, enhanced by subtle touches of modernity.

Scores 4.64 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers


Chateau De Castel-Novel

Varetz, France

Ideally located 10 minutes from BRIVE la GAILLARDE in Corrèze, on the borders of the Limousin, Perigord, and Quercy, the Château de CASTEL NOVEL overlooks a vast estate including an arboretum of 25 acres. The Château’s rooms and suites are of a very high standard of comfort and decorated in varied and original ways.

Scores 4.63 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers


Chateau De La Treyne

Lacave, France

Overhanging the Dordogne, the castle combines the authenticity of past, with the stamp of comfort and quality of a luxury hotel. The French formal garden is surrounded by 120 hectares of forest. Your hosts, Philippe and Stéphanie Gombert handle the art of living to perfection: rich and refined bedrooms, breakfast in the shade of ancient cedars, then dine in the Louis XIII lounge or on the terrace overlooking the river.

Scores 4.54 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers


Chateau Les Crayeres

Reims, France

The Domaine Les Crayères was built in 1904 in Reims, the mythical champagne capital. Today, as a member of the Relais & Châteaux chain, Les Crayères is the world’s unique illustration of French-style art de vivre dedicated to the celebration of champagne. An exceptional location that combines charm and elegance, relaxation and wellbeing, pleasure and generosity.

Scores 4.51 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers


Chateau De Locguenole

Hennebont, France

The Château offers the charm of a historic house with its wood panelling and authentic furniture. All suites and some of the rooms have a spa bath. The Château is located in the heart of 120 hectares of woodland overlooking a unique and ever-changing landscape,  reflecting the ebb and flow of the tide.

Scores 4.47 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers


Chateau De Bagnols

Lyon, France

Dating from the 13th century, the chateau features impressive towers, the original dry moat, honey-coloured stone known as pierres dorées and a dramatic entrance across a drawbridge. The Château de Bagnols is one of France’s major historic monuments as well as a unique luxury hotel with 21 of the most superb rooms and suites in France.

Scores 4.40 out of 5 based on TripAdvisor reviewers

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