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Castel Marie Louise - Luxury holidays to Brittany

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  • About this holiday

    A five star Relais and Chateaux property, the Castel Marie-Louise offers distinctive and homely luxury in a beautiful chateau-esque building. Stone walls, sloped roofs, and turrets give this hotel its character from the outside, and inside it is the beamed ceilings, the tactile fabrics, and the individuality of each room. With opportunities for tennis, cycling, and enjoying the nearby beach, the Castel Marie-Louise is an idyllic place to stay in La Baule. Spend a few nights or a week at the Castel Marie-Louise before combining with at least one other French hotel to fully enjoy the Brittany region.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    One hour of tennis per day (between 12am and 5pm), Bicycles, Golf discovery session per person from 12 to 12.30, Thalasso: one Aquaminceur course or one group pool session per person, Watersports: one hour windsrufing, sea canoe or pedal boat.

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions holidays includes bed and buffet breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Classic Room
    From about £1250 per person for 7 nights self drive. Prices for family rooms available on request.

    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers

    Hotel code

    FE440

    Our opinion

    Castel Marie-Louise ia a hotel offering charm, luxury and gastronomy at a beachside location.

    Hotel description

    A Relais & Châteaux property, the Castel Marie-Louise enjoys a reputation as one of the best gastronomic hotels in the region. This, coupled with its enviable location in attractive floral gardens opposite the sandy beach at La Baule, makes for an ideal location in southern Brittany. The Castel Marie-Louise dates from the 19th century and was once a private residence. It has been lovingly converted into a sumptuous, intimate hotel where the emphasis is on fine dining and hospitality. The 29 rooms and 2 suites of the Castel Marie-Louise are individually decorated with traditional furnishings in a period style. The fairytale ambience of the property is further enhanced by several four-poster beds, the abundance of luxurious fabrics, and the turrets that adorn the exterior. The friendly staff offer service of the highest order, and in the Michelin starred restaurant the chef imaginatively combines traditional dishes with more original creations using the best local produce that is in season. The dining experience can be made even more special by choosing a bottle from the wonderful wine cellar with the help of the Sommelier. If you can bear to drag yourself away from the tranquil grounds of the hotel, the chic resort of La Baule offers an array of leisure activities including a 45-hole golf course, thalassotherapy centre and numerous shops and boutiques. Its beach, deservedly acknowledged as one of the best in Europe, boasts nearly 6 miles of fine white sand. The Castel Marie-Louise is an ideal hotel for a gastronomic break or an intimate honeymoon.

    Location

    La Baule, Brittany

    Official star rating

    4

    Annual opening

    1 February to 31 December.

    Distance from airport

    Closest airport

    Room types

    Castel Marie Louise offers 29 rooms and 2 suites of the following categories:
    Type A: Classic double or twin.
    Type B: Superior double or twin.
    Type C: Superior Room with sea view.
    Type D: Deluxe Sea View Room
    Type E: Family Junior Suite
    Type F: Superior Sea View Suite
    Type G: Superior Terrace Suite

    Hotel facilities and services

    Michelin star Restaurant, bar, private parking at a charge, tennis, bicycles to hire, golf, Thalasso, water sports.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Location: In the heart of La Baule opposite the beach.

    Distance in miles: Vannes – 45 miles, Nantes – 47 miles, Rennes – 84 miles, Paris – 280 miles, Calais – 412 miles.

    Local Interest: Beautiful sandy beach of La Baule, Casino, Guérande salt marshes, Thalassotherapy centre.

    Sports nearby

    Tennis, Watersports, Riding, 45-hole golf course.

    Children

    Minimum stays

    A minimum stay of 4 nights is required for 28 May to 31 May and 8 August to 16 August.

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