This 11th century building was reconstructed in the 16th century as a Renaissance-style castle with enormous chimneys, a tower and spiral staircase. It has a restaurant and lounge bar with terrace that offers a wonderful panoramic view of the River Loire. Throughout the castle, guests will find beautiful, elegant and charming spaces that overlook the Loire Valley. In summer, there are 5 live music nights from 7 pm to 9 pm. Guests can go wine tasting near to the hotel and there is also a Christmas market. Guests are welcomed in the lobby, which offers a 24-hour reception, a hotel safe, cloakroom and a newspaper stand. Younger guests can let off steam in the children's playground. Guests will appreciate the conference facilities and wireless Internet access, while room and laundry services are also offered. Those arriving by car may leave their vehicles in the hotel car park.
The hotel is approximately 9 km from Saumur in a former Benedictine priory, nestled on a rocky point with panoramic views of the Loire River and Loire Valley. The hotel is 1.3 km from Chênehutte-Trèves-Cunault and around 8.6 km from the Saumur aviation centre.
All rooms come with a private bathroom with a shower/bathtub and a hairdryer, and offer a double or king-size bed. The rooms also come equipped with a direct dial telephone, satellite TV, Internet access, a safe, minibar and an ironing set as standard. Further standard features of accommodation units include individually regulated heating and a terrace.
There is a heated outdoor swimming pool in the hotel grounds, and guests can go canoeing (fees apply) or biking, or play tennis, table tennis or minigolf. There is an entertainment programme on offer for adults and children. St. Hilaire golf course is approximately a 10-minute drive from the hotel.
A continental buffet breakfast is served each morning at the hotel. Lunch and dinner can be enjoyed à la carte or selected from a set menu.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at the hotel.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed