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Château Lamothe du Prince Noir

Château Lamothe du Prince Noir, St-Émilion

At a Glance

    Pros

  • very tranquil
  • authentic.

    Cons

  • dining reservations required in advance
  • ornate drapery and embellishments can seem overdone

Château Lamothe du Prince Noir Review

Magically set on a circular moat, fitted out with a storybook turret, and covered in an ambuscade of ivy, this manor house is one of the most charming options to be found between St-Émilion and Bordeaux—it's also one of the oldest estates: Edward, Prince of Wales (aka the "Black Prince"), reputedly set up shop here in the 14th century. The spacious guest rooms are in styles ranging from Empire to 19th-century romantic, with large four-poster beds and, in most cases, elaborate accents (like gilded feet tubs).

    Hotel Details

  • 5 suites.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Closed Nov.–Mar.
Updated: 02-20-2013

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