Château la Roque, Provence-French Riviera
|263, Chemin du Château, 84210, La Roque-sur-Pernes, Vaucluse, Provence-French Riviera, FRANCE.|
Description: Château la RoquePerched above the charming village of La Roque-sur-Pernes, Château la Roque is a magnificently restored Medieval castle, originally built in the 11th century, and opened as a small boutique hotel in 2004 after a four-year rebuilding process. Château la Roque provides luxurious accommodation, fine food and friendly, welcoming hospitality in a unique heritage setting.
Offering fabulous views of the village, the vineyards of the Vaucluse, and Mont Ventoux, Château la Roque is perfect for a dream holiday in this beautiful region of Provence. Ideal for both active or relaxed stays, guests can enjoy hiking or mountain biking in the Luberon, visit the heritage sites of Avignon, Orange, Arles or the Pont du Gard, or enjoy the world-class cultural events and festivals in Avignon, Aix-en-Provence and Orange, among many other fascinating options. After a busy day's activities, Château la Roque is a haven of calm and tranquillity, with an amazing naturally-formed heated swimming pool at the foot of a cliff, and dramatic, secluded gardens.
The restaurant at Château la Roque serves refined and tasty cuisine that reflects the flavours of Provence and the Mediterranean, always based on seasonal, locally sourced, market fresh and organic produce. Guests can expect to find fish from the Mediterranean, rigorously selected meats from small Provençal farmers, and carefully matured artisan cheeses. Dining can be enjoyed in the historic Templar room in winter, and on the garden terrace in the summer. As befits a property surrounded by some France's finest vineyards, Château la Roque's wine list features a carefully chosen selection of labels from the Rhône Valley, the Ventoux and the Luberon.
Type of rooms: Château la RoqueLes Jardins:
Peace reigns in this radiant double comfort room on the same level as the garden and pool. From the private terrace, it offers views of the village, the orchards and the horses grazing peacefully below, along with beautiful sunsets and the Provençal landscape stretching out into the distance. It has a spacious and comfortable bathroom with Italian-style shower. The room has no steps and is accessible for guests with reduced mobility. One king-size bed (180 x 200cm) transformable into twin beds, (90 x 200cm). Nuxe complimentary products, Delorme towels and robes, slippers, hair-dryer. Courtesy tray for hot beverages, one free bottle of mineral water. Room size 26 sq m with 7 sq m private terrace.
Airy and sunny, the large Ventoux double room captures the rays of the sun and inundates the space with light. The sun and colours of Provence reflect off the magnificent mirror found at an antique dealer's in Isle sur la Sorgue. Vast and spacious, the luxurious superior room Ventoux is like a loft with its mezzanine which holds the magnificent bathroom. It boasts fabulous views over the orchards and the horses grazing in the fields from all the windows and the mezzanine. It has a large bathroom on the mezzanine with a Marie Antoinette bathtub, Nuxe complimentary products, Delorme towels and robes, slippers, hair-dryer. Courtesy tray for hot beverages, one free bottle of mineral water. One king-size bed (180 x 210cm) that can be transformed into twin beds (90 x 210cm). Room size 44 sq m.
Le Chemin de Ronde:
The high-class suite ''Chemin de Ronde'' is located on the uppermost floor, at the top of the castle. Outside, nothing obstructs the views over Châteauneuf du Pape, the Rhône Valley and all the way to the foothills of the Cévennes. Inside, this beautiful suite features the arrow slits and embrasures used by the soldiers to defend the castle, as it was once part of the parapet where the guards stood watch over the surrounding areas. It has a refined, elegant, contemporary bathroom with Italian-style shower and bathtub, Nuxe complimentary products, Delorme towels and robes, slippers, and a hair-dryer. Courtesy tray for hot beverages, one free bottle of mineral water. One king-size bed (180 x 200cm). Room size 50 sq m.
Les Voûtes prestige room is situated at the top of the beautiful stone stairway, worn by more than 1000 years of use, and was the room traditionally used by the castle lords. With its ribbed vault ceiling and mullion windows, this spacious prestige suite is a testimony to the building's historic and architectural richness. From its windows, offers views of the village below and a stunning panorama across the orchards and valley below. One king-size four-poster bed (180 x 210cm). A large, luxurious bathroom with two sinks, bathtub and Italian-style shower, antique furnishings, Nuxe complimentary products, Delorme towels and robes, slippers, hair-dryer. Courtesy tray for hot beverages, one free bottle of mineral water. Room size 50 sq m.
Le Poste de Guet:
The Poste de Guet room stands at the top of the centuries-old spiral staircase, and was the bedroom for the ladies of the castle. This deluxe room oozes elegance, the charm and the prestige of the Middle Ages in Provence. The engravings attest to the existence of a chapel set out in this space by Hélène de Pérussis. The inscriptions from the 9th and 11th centuries and the arched windows witnessed the visit of the Templars and the royal family. In this spacious deluxe suite bathed in sunlight, guests can admire the gardens, the bell tower of the beautiful Romanesque church and the valley below. This room features a contemporary bathroom with a bathtub and a shower douche in a quite singular place, Nuxe complimentary products, Delorme towels and robes slippers, hair-dryer. Courtesy tray for hot beverages, one free bottle of mineral water. One super king-size bed (220 x 200cm) or twin beds (110 x 200cm). Room size 50 sq m.
Single Beds: Beds can be separated into two single beds in the rooms "Les jardins" (comfort room), in the room "Le Ventoux" and in the suite "Le poste de guet"
Extra Beds can be added only: One extra bed in the room "Le Ventoux". Two extra beds in the suite "Le poste de guet" and "Le chemin de ronde".
Additional information: Château la Roque
Avignon - Caumont Airport is served by a small number of regional and seasonal flights. Marseille Provence Airport is 74,1 km from the hotel.
Airport transfers and shuttle services are available on request. Charges apply.
Guests are kindly informed that evening meals are available on prior reservation only.
Tennis : 3 km
DEPOSIT: 50% of the cost of room (s) charged upon booking.
Cancellation and/or amendment conditions: Total or partial cancellation of a reservation or amendment must be made by the client in writing. Acceptance of cancellation or amendment will also be made in writing by Château La Roque. Château La Roque reserves the right to cancel the request for amendment or cancellation and to apply the following penalties:
If cancelled more than 8 days before the stay, refund of deposit.
If cancelled 7 to 4 days of the stay, no refund of deposit.
If cancelled within 72 hours of the stay, 100% of the reservation charged to the bank card supplied as a guarantee when the reservation was made.
If no-show or shortened stay (departure prior to check-out date), 100% of original reservation is charged.
If, for reasons beyond its control, Château La Roque is physically unable to accommodate clients in the reserved room(s), Château La Roque reserves the right to accommodate clients in an equivalent establishment at no additional cost.
Rooms are available after 3 pm.
Rooms must be vacated before 12 noon
Number of rooms: 5
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 11th century/2004.
Period of closure: Open from the beginning of March to late November, and from the end of December to the early January.
Languages spoken: French, Italian, English.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard.
Restaurant closed: on Sundays and Mondays. The restaurant opens for breakfast and dinner.
How to get here: A7 Motorway, exit at Cavaillon (exit 25) or exit at Avignon Nord (exit 23).
GPS Coordinates: 43° 58' 45.68'' N 5° 6' 26.46'' E
Nearest airport: Avignon - Caumont Airport - 29,6 km.