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Chateau des Ducs de Joyeuse

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  • Excellent58%
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  • Average9%
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  • Terrible1%
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“the river”(33 reviews)
“medieval castle”(8 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We love this authentic medieval castle carefully renovated into a very comfortable hotel. Situated right on the Aude River we appreciated the river view. The only thing missing in the room is a refrigerator, otherwise the spacious room is pleasant, the king bed and bedding...More

Thank Cypris
Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de JoyeuseResponded 3 days ago

Dear Cypris, Thank you very much for you review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Château. We hope to welcome you on another occasion. Yours Sincerely, Isabelle et Vincent Nourrisson

Reviewed 13 February 2018

Having chosen to stay in a traditional French Chateau, in the Carcassonne area, we loved this place. This great old building is full of character with quirky rooms and furniture, exactly as expected of an old property. The chateau is complimented by a modern pool...More

Thank stewarties2018
Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de JoyeuseResponded 15 February 2018

Dear stewarties2018, Thank you for your wonderful review! Just to let you know that major works are underway to air condition all our bedrooms ! We look forward to welcoming you again this summer. Yours sincerely. Isabelle & Vincent Nourrisson

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

It is very authentic and atmospheric, but not the easiest hotel to deal with, especially if you have any difficulty with steps. Truly a medieval castle, it has become an attractive hotel with some modern amenities (wifi, TV, modern bathrooms, etc.), but no elevator, uneven...More

Thank Dobbstraveler
Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de JoyeuseResponded 27 October 2017

Dear Dobbstraveler, Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions with us following your stay. We are sorry we couldn't satisfy all your expectations. The castle is a Historical Monument, preserved with an authentic decoration. Pictures of our Chateau as well as detailed...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

This hotel is quite old and looks it because it was a castle in the Middle Ages. I took some pictures of my wife at the top of some stone stairs behind the hotel overlooking the River Aude. Our room (204, on the third floor)...More

Thank psychprofessor
Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de JoyeuseResponded 25 October 2017

Cher psychprofessor, We have taken of your comments and suggestion and we thank you for it, we will work on each point detail in your review. However some of them are right some others are improper; our menus are translated in english and well described;...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

on the plus side: it is a castle! and rooms are within a real castle, with old nice little stone windows and the like. also, from the room there's a nice view of the (private, I guess) park and of the river, in between the...More

Thank Vkt_01
Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de JoyeuseResponded 17 October 2017

Dear Vkt_01, Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions with us following your stay. We sincerely regret that we couldn't satisfy all your expectations….. Concerning the rate of the breakfast we are within the average rate of all our colleagues and as...More

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Soixante17
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Response from Trippynwa | Reviewed this property |
About 80 km. An easy 1.25 hr drive through beautiful country.
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chandlers950
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TristaandRic
4 May 2017|
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Good afternoon, Couiza is a little village and you can find only a very few shops. Best regards.
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"get a room on either the ground floor or the first floor"
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"The rooms facing in are above the courtyard so may be a little noisier at night, but all is quiet before 24.00"
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"You can request a room at top of tower but we stayed in standard room"
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"Ask to see the bathrooms are they are tiny, our was almost not usable."
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