We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Longcol is still alive !!!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Chateau de Longcol

Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 3 more sites!
You added Chateau de Longcol to your Saves list
Chateau de Longcol
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lieu dit Longcol, 12270 Najac, France   |  
Hotel amenities
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Najac
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
24 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Longcol is still alive !!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

after 3 years of closing down, there is a new team in place which is great news as this hotel is definitely the most charming hotel i n this area. the location is unique, quiet, lost in a "creux" over viewing the river.We were delighted to go back as they reopened last year. in 1 week, had 2 wonderful dinners, a romantic one during a warm evening sitting outside in the great terrace and a family dinner sitting inside. the food is simple but high quality and you can have great fish which is good news in a region where you can only find magret, confit and aligot. you definitely have to sleep there , you will not regret it

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

58 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (3)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Coimbra, Portugal
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

Recently opened hotel near Najac.
It has breathtaking views from the (very nice) pool area to the mountain forest.
The dinner was absolutely amazing. You cannot miss it!!!
Breakfast is very good too.
The staff was very very nice.
I would definitely come back.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
15 hotel reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

We first visited Longcol over 10 years ago and it was looking a bit tired around the edges. The hotel closed for a few years and has been entirely made over and renovated to within an inch of its life. BUT - not at the cost of the period features and charm. You cannot fault one aspect of the architect or the interior designer's taste and style - I loved everything. Each room is individual in its size and shape, but the decor is identical in each. The lovely thing about Longcol is although it is incredibly stylish and glamorous, it still has a superbly friendly atmosphere. Anna Gomeni is the Director General and owner, and Phillipe is front of house. They both speak perfect English and were incredibly charming to us - making us feel like special - even though we only stayed the one night and dined there on one other occasion. The food deserves a totally separate mention, and I'll do that in a review of the restaurant, but to sum up - PERFECT! It's honest, without being boring, but it's not too fancy either. They do brilliant children's menus for 12Euros, and we had the Chef's Degustation for 52E. I won't be surprised if they get a Michelin star - the food is that good. Without a doubt the best we ate in our two weeks in the area. I wouldn't necessarily recommend this as a great hotel for children as it's so quiet and peaceful and refined. But we took our two little girls (6 and 8) and they were treated like Princesses (probably because they behave like them - in a good way, I hasten to add). The atmosphere is serene, so I wouldn't want to recommend it to families with babies or hordes of active, boisterous kids. But a tip for those of you with youngish children like ours - if you book rooms 4 and 5, they're adjoining at the top of the stairs on their own floor and overlook the pool and restaurant, so we felt quite comfortable feeding them early, putting them to bed and then enjoying a romantic meal by ourselves - the first we'd been able to manage in weeks! I can't speak highly enough of Longcol (in case you can't tell) - everything from start to finish was professional, stylish and welcoming - and very reasonably priced. Make a special trip to stay here if you are in the area, or at the very least, eat at the restaurant.

Room Tip: Rooms 4 and 5 are adjoining and at the top of the stairs so feel very private and safe. Great if yo...
See more room tips
  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay
Hotels you might also like...

Been to Chateau de Longcol? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Chateau de Longcol

Address: Lieu dit Longcol, 12270 Najac, France
Location: France > Midi-Pyrenees > Aveyron > Najac
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Najac
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Chateau de Longcol 4*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the Aveyron region, the Chateau de Longcol, a surprising hamlet, stretches out in a 22 hectare tree-lined park in the hollow located alongside the River Aveyron. The Chateau de Longcol, with its seductive mix of charm and elegant facilities offer an exceptional venue for those who value distinction, privacy and excellent service above all else.Our Chef proposes a gourmet cuisine with authentic and refined tastes deliciously prepared with products selected for their quality, constantly looking for new taste experiences that, with the varying seasons, combine tradition and modernity. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Travelocity, Priceline, Hotels.com and Booking.com so you can book your Chateau de Longcol reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Chateau de Longcol, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.