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Le Relais de Franc Mayne

14 La Gomerie | Route D243, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
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Ranked #4 of 7 Hotels in Saint-Emilion
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a grat stay here at a very quiet weekend. We were only two Couples at the chateaux. Very relaxing with wonderful views over the vineyards and Saint Emilion area. A eco pool with fresh water and nice garden. Great breakfast and friendly staff, not very good at English though.. Only 1 km to Saint Emilion village.

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London, England, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Stayed here with my husband for our wedding anniversary. Simply stunning building and gardens and our room was pretty with a great view. Pool was great to look at (if a little slimy and the pool side shower wasn't working) with comfortable sun beds. There was a fab bottle of wine in the room when we arrived and the bed... More

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60 reviews 60 reviews
20 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We stayed here for one night as a treat whilst we explored Saint Emilion. Staying right in a chateau in the middle of a vineyard is just wonderful. The walk in to Saint Emilion was not far, but alongside a main road. We decided to walk rather than drive as recommended by reception given that we were visiting largely to... More

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New York City, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I loved this place. It was right up my alley. I was in town for a few days alone for a getaway and this was just the ticket: a beautiful Grand Cru wine-growing chateau with a nice garden, beautiful views. But note: the service here is pretty much non-existent. For me, that was fine and no issue. But if you... More

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98 reviews 98 reviews
36 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We came here for a celebratory weekend away just wanting some peace and quiet and a nice place to drink some wine and relax - and couldn't have been happier with Le Relais de Franc Mayne! I completely agree with others' comments - this is *not* trying to be a hotel or a spa - rather, it provide nice, quiet... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

While many have complained that there is no staff to pamper you -- this is a fantastic Relais. There is no pampering -- it is not a spa. It is a winery with upscale lodging. The bedrooms are wonderful and the common areas comfortable and well decorated. Be sure to take a tour of the winery. It is best if... More

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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

This establishment is well advertised in journals and papers for its eco friendly hotel. It is very calming and pleasant. But it's not a hotel. THere is no one really in charge, and you are pretty much left to look after yourself. Our room wasn't ready mid afternoon, so we went out and came back a few hours later to... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

The grounds of the hotel and rooms are beautiful but that is where the positives stop. I would definitely not recommend this hotel. The service is simply atrocious if not non existent. It's impossible to find anyone around the hotel to answer questions or to simply order a drink in the gardens from. Yes, they do have a help yourself... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

A much better alternative to a hotel located in St Emilion itself (and the maddening daily parking situation in summer) is lodging in an area closely adjoining, such as La Gomerie, at 1 km from the old city. Le Relais de Franc Mayne is a boutique hotel --essentially a refined B&B-- that is located within the Château Franc Mayne, a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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24 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We loved staying away from the village in the middle of the vines. it is such a relaxing and quiet spot close enough to the action if you want it. We were in the black and white room which was very funky - so quiet at night we could hear the frogs croaking in the rock pool outside our window.... More

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Address: 14 La Gomerie | Route D243, 33330 Saint-Emilion, France
Location: France > Aquitaine > Gironde > Saint-Emilion
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Also Known As:
Le Relais De Franc Mayne Hotel Saint-Emilion
Chateau Franc Mayne Saint Emilion
Chateau Franc Mayne Hotel

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