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"Fairytale Belle Époque château" -- Fodor's

Chateau Hotel & Spa Grand Barrail

Saint-Émilion, France
  • Fairytale castle surrounded by vineyards
  • 10 minutes’ drive from St Emilion & an hour from Bordeaux
  • The gourmet restaurant has a Michelin-recommended wine list
  • There’s a sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi & outdoor pool
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Route De Libourne D 243
Saint-Emilion, 33330
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Chateau Grand Barrail is a 19th-century castle set in seven acres of grounds in the Aquitaine countryside. The chateau is ringed by vineyards, offering far-reaching views, and there are bikes available to hire (extra charge applies) if you fancy exploring the neighbouring villages.

The hotel is a 10-minute drive from St Emilion, a UNESCO site and "the prettiest of the wine towns", according to Rough Guides. It’s also one of the most popular so visit in morning, before the coach tours arrive. Bordeaux, where you can "stroll the most graceful streets in France" (The Daily Telegraph), is an hour away by car.

The restaurant serves gourmet French cuisine and has "a particularly interesting wine list", says The Michelin Guide. A less elaborate lunchtime set menu is also available from Monday-Saturday. Guests can dine out on the terrace (summer only) or in the stained-glass conservatory, where the décor is said to have been inspired by The Petit Trianon Palace, Marie Antoinette's hideaway in the grounds of the Palace of Versailles. In the adjoining wing, there is a spa with a steam room, sauna and an indoor Jacuzzi with vineyard views. Grape-based spa treatments are available and outside you’ll find a pool (heated in high season).

Most of the rooms are in the more modern, villa-style wing near the pool and views are of the vineyards or parkland. All rooms have free Wi-Fi and Deluxe Rooms and above are supplied with Nespresso machines. Opt for an Executive Room to stay in the historic chateau.


  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Slippers


  • Complimentary parking
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Standard check-in time: 3pm


  • Standard checkout time: 12pm


  • Pets allowed


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details

  • Pets allowed Check-in time starts at 3pm Check-out time is 12pm

    You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

    National Rating
    This property has received its official star rating from the French Tourism Development Agency, ATOUT France.

    Know Before You Go

    • This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 24 for adults and EUR 15 for children (approximately)
    • Pet fee: EUR 30 per pet, per day

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    Mandatory Fees and Taxes

    You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

    • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.98 per person, per night. This tax does not apply to children under 13 years of age.

    We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

    Renovations and Closures
    The following facilities will be closed from 18 December 2016 to 26 January 2017 (dates subject to change):

    • Dining venue
    • Spa

Getting there

The hotel is an hour by car or taxi from Bordeaux-Mérignac International Airport. St Emilion is a 10-minute drive away, or just under an hour on foot. Free parking is provided on site.


  • Route De Libourne D 243
  • Saint-Emilion, 33330
  • France

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Tel: 1-877-966-0000

Mon-Fri 9am-9pm ET, Sat-Sun 12pm-8pm ET

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