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Bordeaux and the Wine Country Hotels

Grand Barrail Château Hôtel & Spa

  • Rte. de Libourne Map It
  • St-Émilion
  • Luxurious Retreat
  • Fodor's Choice

Pros

  • Expansive vineyard views
  • Special spa packages
  • Golf and hot-air balloon rides nearby

Cons

  • Pricey
  • Ambience so fairytale-esque it borders on unoriginal

Updated 04/09/2014

Fodor's Review

Presiding over the picturesque vineyards encircling St. Emilion, this fairy-tale Belle Époque château has gorgeous guest rooms that are at once classic and contemporary (for the full storybook experience, ask for one in the main 19th-century building rather than the modern luxury annex). Biking distance from the medieval town center, the property also includes surrounding parkland, gardens, and an excellent spa, making it the ideal place to enjoy the good life while

investigating St-Émilion's best vintages. The château's restaurant is equally magical with its stained-glass-domed dining rooms.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Rte. de Libourne, 4 km (2½ miles) northwest of St-Émilion on D243, St-Émilion, 33330, France

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Phone:

/05–57–55–37–00

Hotel Details:

  • 41 rooms, 5 suites
  • No meals

Updated 04/09/2014

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