4 Best Hotels in Reims, Champagne Country

Château Les Crayères

$$$$ | 64 bd. Henry-Vasnier, Reims, 51100, France

In a grand park with towering trees planted by Champagne legend Madame Pommery, this celebrated hotel remains the showplace of Reims—a stylish, late-19th-century château featuring guest rooms bedecked with antiques, boiseries, and couture fabrics, plus the finest Champenoise restaurant of them all, Le Parc.

Pros

  • Hotel and two restaurants in same luxurious setting
  • Innovative food and Champagne pairings
  • Glorious salons are gilt-trimmed and bouquet-laden

Cons

  • Outside the center of town
  • Pretty expensive
  • No pool or spa
64 bd. Henry-Vasnier, Reims, 51100, France
03–26–24–90–00
hotel Details
20 rooms
Rate Includes: Closed 3 wks late Dec.–early Jan., No Meals

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Grand Hôtel Continental

$ | 93 pl. Drouet d'Erlon, Reims, 51100, France

Centrally located on the main pedestrian street, this hotel was originally a private 19th-century mansion, and the lobby still exudes old-world charm with worn leather couches, low-level lighting, and a grand staircase. In contrast, the guest rooms, individually decorated in either classic or contemporary styles, have flat-screen TVs and modern bathrooms. A buffet breakfast is served (at extra cost) in the restaurant, which doubles as a bar in the evenings.

Pros

  • Central location
  • Air-conditioning
  • Good amenities such as Nespresso coffee machines

Cons

  • Some rooms on the small side
  • Only the suites have tubs
  • No on-site parking
93 pl. Drouet d'Erlon, Reims, 51100, France
03–26–40–39–35
hotel Details
50 rooms
Rate Includes: Closed 2 wks late Dec.–early Jan., No Meals

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Hôtel Azur

$ | 9 rue des Ecrevées, Reims, 51100, France

At this comfortable, friendly spot on a residential street in the center of Reims, rooms are simply furnished and decorated in cheerful primary colors with modern white tile bathrooms. Breakfast is served in a sunny room, or on the garden patio during summer.

Pros

  • Good value
  • Near train station and 10-minute walk to cathedral
  • Secure parking

Cons

  • Few rooms have bathtubs
  • Limited reception hours
  • No elevator
9 rue des Ecrevées, Reims, 51100, France
03–26–47–43–39
hotel Details
19 rooms
Rate Includes: Closed 2 wks late Dec.–early Jan., No Meals

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La Paix

$ | 9 rue Buirette, Reims, 51100, France

An antidote to historical overload, this contemporary, eight-story Best Western–branded property is 10 minutes on foot from the cathedral and has modern furnishings and dramatic artwork. Its color palette is up to date—think mustard, aubergine, pomegranate, and cocoa. A heated indoor pool with Jacuzzi and hammam can be found at the back of a pretty garden. The brasserie-style restaurant serves mainly grilled meats and seafood.

Pros

  • Central location
  • Private parking
  • Indoor pool and fitness center

Cons

  • Often hosts corporate groups
  • Not all rooms have bathtubs
  • Some rooms are on the small side
9 rue Buirette, Reims, 51100, France
03–26–40–04–08
hotel Details
165 rooms
Rate Includes: No Meals

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