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Chateau de Noirieux - Luxury holidays to the Loire Valley

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  • About this holiday

    The Chateaux de Noirieux is a four-star hotel near Angers in the Loire Valley, promising accommodation of the highest quality and a gastronomic restaurant. Consisting of a 15th Century manor house and a 17th Century Chateau, the Relais & Chateaux property offers a luxurious base for a long relaxing stay or as part of a touring holiday through France.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions holidays includes bed and continental breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Charming Double or Twin Room in the manor house
    From £1040 for 7 nights self-drive
    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.

    Special Offers

    • Free Nights Offer 2019(1)
      Book a stay of 4 nights on our rates on bed and breakfast and pay the price of 3 nights or stay 7 nights and pay the price of 6 nights. Offer is valid from 1st January to 31st December 2019. Blackout dates and restrictions may apply.

    Hotel code

    FE31

    Our opinion

     The Château de Noirieux ia a wonderfully relaxing and comfortable château-hotel, of excellent quality and a homely feel - ideal for overnight stops, longer stays to explore the western part of the Loire or as a long weekend flying into Nantes.

    Hotel description

    The Château de Noirieux is a superbly restored chateau and manor house, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The buildings of this four-star Relais and Chateaux member consist of a manor house dating from the 15th Century, now converted into spacious and very comfortable bedrooms and the chateau itself, dating from the 17th Century, refurbished in the 1920s and again in the last couple of years, housing the public areas and several bedrooms. You approach the Château de Noirieux along a drive and then through an avenue of horse chestnut and walnut trees. The attention to detail in the decoration is noticeable throughout; in the cosy lounge with its open fire place, the bar and the elegant restaurant. There is also a terrace outside the restaurant where meals are served in fine weather. The gastronomic restaurant continues to gain a well deserved reputation, the chef being Christophe Guillemot. There is an open air swimming pool, cycles, a tennis court and maze. There is a ground-floor bedroom with wheelchair access in the manor house. All bedrooms are extremely comfortable and have private bathroom, telephone, television with satellite channels and mini-bar (there is no lift). The Château de Noirieux is highly recommended for luxurious short breaks or long, relaxing stays.

    Location

    Briollay, near Angers,Loire Valley

    Official star rating

    4

    Annual opening

    All year, except 2-10 January, 19 February to 14 March and 5-14 November.

    Distance from airport

    About 1 1/2 hours by car

    Closest airport

    Nantes

    Room types

    Chateau de Noirieux offers 19 bedrooms, all equipped with bathroom, telephone, television, minibar and WiFi. Rooms are divided between the manor house and the chateau.
    Cosy Room - on the 2nd floor of the chateau.
    Charming Room - in the manor house, double or twin.
    Deluxe Room - in the chateau.
    Superior Room - in the manor house, double or twin.

    Junior Suites also available on request at the Manor House.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Gastronomic restaurant with set menu available (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays all year), Terrace, Heated outdoor swimming pool (mid-May to September), Facial and body treatments, Retail area, Personal beauty consultants, Garden, Tennis, Complimentary cycles, Maze, Walks, Yoga (seasonally) and Baby-sitting and Parking.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Tennis, Swimming, Hiking, Biking and Golf.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Location: About 15 minutes' drive to the north-east of Angers, exit 14 from the A11 coming from Paris or exit 14B from the A11 coming from Nantes or Angers.

    Distance in miles: Angers - 15 miles, Tours - 68 miles, Nantes - 70 miles,  St Malo - 118 miles, Caen - 135 miles, Cherbourg - 185 miles, Paris - 185 miles, Calais - 368 miles.

    Local interest: Guided Tours of Angers, Chateaux of the Loire, Vineyards and Wine Tasting, Troglodyte Caves, Museums, Cointreau distillery, Anjou vineyards such as the Coteaux du Layon are the closest

    Sports nearby

    Anjou Golf and Country Club 15km away and other golf courses may be found at Avrille, Sable, Bauge and Saint Jean des Mauvret. Fishing, Boats for hire, River cruises, and Riding  is 30km away.

    Children

    Children are welcome. Babysitting is available and must be booked in advance.

    Minimum stays

    Other information

    The restaurant is closed for Sunday dinner, all Monday and Tuesday lunch from October to May, and all day Monday and Tuesday from June to September. The heated outdoor swimming pool is usually in operation from mid-May until mid-September.

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