Château des Alpilles, Saint-Remy-de-Provence
|Route de Rougadou, 13210, Saint-Remy-de-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-French Riviera, FRANCE.|
Description: Château des AlpillesThis handsome property covers a lovely seven-hectare site in the foothills of 'Les Alpilles' on the outskirts of the Saint-Rémy de Provence in a magnificent natural setting. Initially a farm then later a castle the history of this property spans several centuries.
The Bon family purchased this gentleman's residence in 1979 with the idea of converting it into a gracious hotel, a 'home from home' where guests could be made to feel like friends. A mother and daughter team set to decorating, renovating and transforming the manor house making sure to retain all aspects that contributed to its original charm and atmosphere.
Whether you prefer the hotel restaurant in balmy weather or the open-air terrace, the hotel restaurant serves you excellent cuisine from their Chef, Mathias, whose training was completed in some of the leading hotels of France. His simple yet refined culinary offerings naturally highlight the regional flavours of the South of France.
In the heart of the interior Provence, the foothills of the Alps offer some exceptionally beautiful natural scenery. A succession of long-established villages, each differing from its neighbours, from the little jewel of Eygalières, perched on the hilltops of what is reputedly the site of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence to the magnificent village of Les Baux, the region is a treasure trove of wonderful cultural monuments set in idyllic countryside.
Type of rooms: Château des Alpilles14 rooms in the main building all with fireplaces. The 'Mas du Cypres' offers 4 individual suites and 1 apartment in a more contemporary style.
All bedrooms in the hotel are spacious with high ceilings, individual chimney and 19th century furniture. Each differs from its neighbour and has been custom-designed, tastefully decorated with sparkling colours.
Additional information: Château des Alpilles
Dinner at the hotel is 48 Euro per person. The restaurant is reserved for the customers of the hotel.
There is a sauna and massage available on request, and the hotel offers bicycle rental. There are numerous golf courses within proximity. A golfers pass is available (depending on the time of year and availability). Horse-riding or carriage riding in the lower Alps, ride through the Carmargue, lunch at Mas de Peint.
This region is full of wonders; situated in a land of artists, and also the birthplace of Nostradamus, Saint-Rémy is a maze of galleries, artist's workshops and exhibition places. Arles is the gateway of the Camargue, for its exceptional historical and archaeological assets, Avignon, the city of the Popes is also worth a visit.
Number of rooms: 21
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1820/1981.
Period of closure: From January 3th to March 13rd.
Languages spoken: French, English, Spanish.Smoking policy: No preferences.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Diners, Mastercard, Visa.
Summer: only Wednesday for dinner.
Spring and Autumn: Wednesday.
Winter: Tuesday for dinner, Wednesday and Thursday for lunch.
GPS Coordinates: 43° 47' 19.50'' N 4° 48' 38.01'' E
Nearest airport: Marignane - 90 km.