Looking for tranquil grounds to get a little lost in? Domaine Château de Faucon might be the place for you. Surrounded by a 100-hectare park, the magnificent 17th-century château in France’s Ardennes region sits 3.6km outside the riverside town of Donchery, not far from the Belgian border. The family-run luxury lodging comes complete with crenellated towers, a manor with a chapel, stream and pond -- a proper fairytale setting.
The gorgeous grounds make this hotel a destination in its own right. There are bridle paths for exploring on foot or horseback (yes, you can hire these at the chateau). Other on-site activities include mini-golf, golf and tennis. But if you want to explore, it’s a pretty part of the world -- and, more importantly, it’s only an hour or so from Reims, the heart of the Champagne region.
A gourmet restaurant with a leafy terrace serves up seasonal and regional cuisine (it’s closed for Saturday lunch, Sunday evening and all-day Monday), while the bar has an extensive wine and Champagne list. Breakfast is available (charges apply).
Most of the individually decorated rooms and suites have contemporary furnishings, but a few are vintage-style. The rooms within the castle (rather than the house) are extra special, some of them opening onto moats and gardens, and many have views of the park. All have the usual mod-cons you’d expect from luxury accommodation -- free WiFi, cable TV -- but with scenery like this and ample outdoor activities, you’re unlikely to need those.
Laundry / dry cleaning
Room service (limited hours)
Safe in reception (fees apply)
Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
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: 5pm
Standard checkout time: 12pm
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.
Pets not allowed Check-in time starts at 5pm 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 hotel has received its official star rating from the French Tourism Development Agency, ATOUT France.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 15 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
The nearest airport is in Luxembourg -- about 90 minutes’ drive away. Brussels South Charleroi Airport is 1 hour 44 minutes away, while Paris Charles de Gaulle is around 2 hours 30 minutes away. Trains run into Charleville-Mezières, 11km away. If you’re driving, parking is free.
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