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“A special hotel in a enchanted place”

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Hostellerie de Plaisance
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Saint-Emilion
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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95 reviews
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“A special hotel in a enchanted place”
Reviewed 7 November 2013 via mobile

We spent 3 nights in this special hotel. The rooms are quite big, very well decorated and specially cozy. My suggestion: 2 nights are enough to know the city and all attractions around. I recommend to book a table at the gastronomy restaurant in the hotel. It is a 2 star michelin and deserves it. Only one disappointment: we thought there was a SPA or something like this in the hotel, but there isn't. It is the best hotel in the region. I recommend it. Flavio Maia

Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

This splendid hotel is situated in a picturesque spot in beautiful wine country, smacked right in St. Emilion. My wife and I got some pretty breadthtaking views over the village . It's an intimate hotel... whimsical and romantic. It made us think that it would have been fantastic if we had celebrated a special occasion here like our honeymoon two decades ago here. The place is truly scenic and the town is full of classical architecture. The restaurant was the icing on the cake. Simply impeccable. No less was our room which was elegant. My wife simply fell in love with the setting... her very words 'dreamy'! Pity it was a little cold and grey as I'm sure it's postcard pretty on a bright sun-lit day. I'd recommend strongly the pleasure of dining here.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2013

The service, hospitality, rooms, and attention to details are worth the price tag. The place is at the hilltop of St Emilion offering an unparalleled location and scenery. The front desk staff remembered every single detail and made sure we enjoyed the precious time spent in St Emilion.

Room Tip: Make sure you are in the main building were they have only a handful of rooms.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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chicago
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11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2013

The hotel is beautiful. We had a jr suite, as we were told a classic room was not available (although hotel was pretty empty) The room was very large and well appointed with a nice terrace and great views. The staff although very nice seemed young and inexperienced. As some others noted we waited for service in the bar on several occasions. We also requested a resveration at a winery in that produced good white wine (husband likes white!) and we were sent to a tiny garage winery - and they were not expecting us.. Can you imagine this in the land of beautiful chateaus and vineyards - quite frustrating. Having stayed at other relais and chateaux hotels in France in much ore expensive locations we found this hotel overpriced.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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112 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2013 via mobile

We spent 5 days around Bordeaux on a tour gastronomique and this was the highlight of the trip. The service, setting and food was out of this world. The chef took the time out of the kitchen to pass by each table and check on the guests. A big thank yoy to the team.

Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Seattle, Washington
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59 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2013

My husband and I spent two magical nights at Hostellerie de Plaisance in early October, arriving by bicycle from Pauillac. I loved the gorgeous room, view of the village, and fancy bathroom with Bulgari products. Moreover, this hotel is built on top of the oldest underground church in Europe. It is at the foot of the bell tower in the heart of the charming hilltop town. The setting was magical, especially when the hoards of tourists disappeared near sundown. One of our nights we had booked as the "oenological St Emilion 2013" package, which included a "gourmand" breakfast, private wine tasting class at a nearby wine store, and private visit to the premier grand cru classe winery Château Beausejour Duffau Lagarrosse (we were able to do the tour even on a Sunday). The hotel staff was friendly and took very good care of our bicycles. Excellent Michelin 2-star restaurant. An expensive but unforgettable experience.

Room Tip: splurge on a room with village view--sunrises and sunsets are amazing!
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2013

We spent 2 nights at Hostellerie de Plaisance to celebrate my 50th birthday in some style. I feel sure that our room 'Pavie' has to be the loveliest in the hotel with windows on 3 sides and the most incredible views over the town and the valley. We were welcomed by the friendly staff with a delicious glass of St Emilion on the terrace away from the tourist crowds. We ate the sumptuous 'discovery' menu which included elements of theatre as well as some very fine cooking. To celebrate my birthday they brought our a beautiful cake for two complete with fireworks and decorations. The staff couldn't have been more helpful and charming - arranging a complimentary chateau visit and a tasting of some very fine vintages. It's a shame that French working hours mean that even in a 5 star hotel they can't offer food on a Sunday and the charming receptionist also had to find us an aperitif - which he did with some style. An expensive option but incredibly stylish in a brilliant location. I shall never forget waking up on my birthday to a view of the sun rising above the misted valley with the village in sunshine and moonlight above.

Room Tip: Pavie has the best views on three sides.
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hostellerie de Plaisance
Address: Place du Clocher, Saint-Emilion, France
Region: France > Nouvelle-Aquitaine > Gironde > Saint-Emilion
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Saint-Emilion
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:5 star — Hostellerie de Plaisance 5*
Number of rooms: 17
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