Hôtel de la Cité Carcassonne - MGallery Collection
Why We Love This Hotel
- "This century-old hotel set within the walls of the medieval city boasts a Michelin-starred restaurant" (The Daily Telegraph)
- The hotel boasts "excellent views, an exquisite garden and an outdoor swimming pool" (Condé Nast Traveller)
"The sleepy, picture-book medieval town of Carcassonne is one of France's most popular attractions. Visitors come to explore the citadel's museums, cobbled streets and castle, said to have been the inspiration behind the palace in Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty" (Condé Nast Traveller).
The Basilique Saint-Nazaire a 12th-century Roman Catholic church is less than a minute's walk from the hotel.
The 5-star Hotel de la Cité Carcassonne - MGallery by Sofitel, is one of only two hotels set within the city walls. "A stay here puts you in the right place to explore the city by day" (The Daily Telegraph).
The hotel features a grand wooden staircase and arched, leaded stained-glass windows. The oldest part of the hotel includes a 12th-century tower with a stone staircase.
The Michelin-starred restaurant, La Barbacane, has a neogothic style, with high ceilings and cathedral chairs. The Bar Bibliotheque serves cocktails.
The Cinq Mondes spa has a hammam, two treatment rooms and a relaxation room. There’s also a gated, heated outdoor pool (open May to September) surrounded by an old stone wall and trees.
The rooms have free Wi-Fi and some have views of Saint-Michel cathedral are decorated with antique furniture and marble bathrooms.