The hotels below are part of the accommodation that feature on our Ultimate French Wine Tour multi-region package. These hotels all boast immaculate and chic décor, complimented by exceptional customer service. They have therefore been selected as part of our Elegant range.
Hotel de Sèze is comprised of three historical buildings which have welcomed guests since 1927. Following a dramatic renovation from top to bottom, the hotel was reopened at the end of 2012 as a sumptuous 4* establishment. Inspired by the flamboyance of the 18th century, the 55 rooms follow various unique themes and combine leather and suede furnishings with antique-style paintings and wallpaper. Of the 55 rooms, Grape Escapes guests stay in Classic rooms and these are each equipped with air-conditioning, a private safe, mini-bar and en suite facilities.
The Oceania l’Univers is a five-floor hotel dating from 1846. The 85 guestrooms are each decorated in contemporary bright colours with fresh wooden flooring and include satellite television, direct-dial telephones, mini-bars and free wireless Internet connection. Bathrooms are equipped with shower/bath combinations, telephones, hair dryers and premium toiletries. Guests can relax on leather sofas in the atrium-style lounge area and browse through the portraits of the hotel’s famous visitors. French gourmet food is served in the restaurant and the lounge bar serves Champagne and a selection of malt whiskies and cocktails.
The Hôtel de la Paix is a modern, elegant hotel situated in the city’s historic centre. With 177 rooms, the hotel is able to offer a wide range of amenities including a brasserie specialising in sea food, a small indoor pool, a fitness room, sauna, steam room and a Jacuzzi. The Tradition rooms provide all of the usual amenities offered in a modern 4* hotel, including en-suite bathroom, mini-bar, satellite TV and direct dial telephone. In addition to the Tradition rooms, the hotel offers large Privilège rooms and Deluxe rooms – the latter are effectively Junior Suites offering plenty of space to relax and unwind. As with the rest of the hotel, all bedrooms are air-conditioned.
The Hôtel Hannong is both a sublime stay, as well as a great introduction to the majestic city of Strasbourg. The hotel proudly nurtures its close ties with the city and its history, aptly demonstrated by the large fresco in the lounge under a magnificent ceiling that echoes Alsatian art and culture. The hotel is an ideal setting and base for guests to explore the Alsace region and also get a refreshing night’s sleeps in such breath-taking surroundings.
Hotel de la Poste is a grandiose and opulent 4* hotel in central Beaune, ensuring a comfortable and pleasant stay. Offering a wide variety of services including two restaurants and a lounge bar, this hotel is a fantastic base from which to discover the wines of Burgundy. Grape Escapes guests will be accommodated in the hotel’s Charme rooms, which offer views of the city or the garden. Each room is equipped with a double or two single beds, telephone, TV, desk, luggage rack, wardrobe, bedside tables, shower or bath and separate lavatory. Home comforts such as a shower cap, body lotion, shower gel, shampoo, hairdryer and shoe mitt are also provided, as well as an individual safe in each room.
Lovers of History will particularly appreciate this private mansion, which over the past four Centuries has witnessed the birth of a literary figure, hosted celebrities in Art and Politics and has established itself as a living heritage in the town of Tournon-Sur-Rhône. Inspired by the 18th Century, the décor is a subtle blend of tradition and modernity, where comfort meets pleasure and relaxation. The elegance and refinement of the hotel can be felt through its furnishings, for example the authentic mantlepieces, the stone stairway with its wrought iron banister and the walnut front door- parts of the hotel are actually classified as historical monuments.
This 4* hotel is comprised of a 16th century building and a modern wing. The skilled renovation of this hotel has resulted in modern facilities set against an ancient backdrop. The restaurant serves elegant French cuisine and the hotel also offers a terrace, solarium, an outdoor swimming pool and a unique, charming chapel. The Superior rooms are spacious and modern and Exclusive rooms are also available. These are located in the older part of the building and have separate lounges with views over the cloisters.