Good Hotel Guide Review
An unusual and stylish modern hotel (Relais & Châteaux) on a hillside in the south-eastern suburb of Bouliac. Inspired by tobacco dryers, it has been created around a 18th-century farmhouse. It stands in large grounds with vines and a swimming pool. The restaurant is the main focus of the operation. ‘Food is delicious, service as friendly as ever,’ says a returning visitor. There is a big, multi-level dining room. The ‘Zen-like’ bedrooms, theatrically lit, vary in size and shape. Each has a vast bed on a plinth; all face the river, and suites have private terraces with Jacuzzi tubs and Harley Davidsons parked in the room. Summer meals are served on a large terrace, and there is a cheaper eatery, the Café de l’Espérance, in the style of an old-fashioned village café. Breakfast comes with little delicacies like pistachio crème brulée. There’s an on-site cookery school.
3 Place Camille Hostein
00 33 5579 7060 0
15 rooms, 3 suites.
Wi-Fi, restaurant, bistro, bar, swimming pool, sauna, cookery school, lift, free parking.
Yes, cots and extra beds available.
All major cards accepted.
Standard double room from €195-€275, breakfast €25.