Château La Thuilière

The sitting room at the Château La Thuilière in Dordogne, France
A sitting room at the Château La Thuilière in Dordogne, France
The exterior of the Château La Thuilière in Dordogne, France
A bedroom at the Château La Thuilière in Dordogne, France
The kitchen at the Château La Thuilière in Dordogne, France
The sitting room at the Château La Thuilière in Dordogne, France
A sitting room at the Château La Thuilière in Dordogne, France
The exterior of the Château La Thuilière in Dordogne, France
A bedroom at the Château La Thuilière in Dordogne, France
The kitchen at the Château La Thuilière in Dordogne, France
The sitting room at the Château La Thuilière in Dordogne, FranceA sitting room at the Château La Thuilière in Dordogne, FranceThe exterior of the Château La Thuilière in Dordogne, FranceA bedroom at the Château La Thuilière in Dordogne, FranceThe kitchen at the Château La Thuilière in Dordogne, France

In the late 19th century a man in love decided to present his fiancee with a gift that would last a lifetime – the picture perfect Château La Thuilière.

By JAY KAY
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  • The moment you set your eyes on this honey-coloured summer residence you will fall in love with it. Set within the luscious green countryside near Bordeaux, it would be hard to imagine a more romantic retreat where to spoil your princess.

    The interiors have been kept original – dark polished wood, period furniture and antiques. On the other hand the five bedrooms have been brought into the 21st century with a chic contemporary style and modern bathrooms.

    Good to Know

    Despite its very intimate size, the hotel has a restaurant which serves a 6 course affair that is rumoured to be excellent as is the breakfast in the morning.

    With the arrival of the cocktail hour, you can help yourself from the honesty bar to kick off the evening.

  • Accommodation

    5 room – Suite S, M, and XL – yes, just like your clothing.

    Top rooms – XL rooms have views of the park and grounds, and sleek ensuite bathrooms while Room 9 is more romantic.

    Prices start from £130 a night including breakfast.

    Eat & Drink

    Served in dramatic dining or alfresco, dinner is a gourmet affair of 6 courses while breakfast made of local produce is laid out every morning on an old monastery table in the basement kitchen.

    With the arrival of the cocktail hour, you can help yourself from the honesty bar to kick off the evening.

    Activities

    The chateau can organise a yoga session or teach you how to cook.

    Relaxation

    You’re welcome to relax in the garden, by the fire place with a book from the library or trying your hand at billiard.

    An Indian massages are on offer if you book in advance.

    Essentials

    Parking – onsite parking available.

    Wifi – free throughout.

    Room service – none.

    Children – this is an adult playground.

    Pets – for €15 a day you can bring your pet.

  • Château La Thuilière
    24400 Saint Front de Pradoux

Updated: 11 February 2014