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Chateau de Mercues

Rue du Chateau, 46090 Mercues, Cahors France
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Beautiful like the painting of a great master, Chateau de Mercues bears witness to eight centuries of history and culture in perfect harmony. Both a wine estate and a Relais & Chateaux hotel with a nice fine dining restaurant. Chateau de Mercues is a haven of peace in the heart of the Lot region.
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Free parking
Free internet
Bar / lounge
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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Taxi service
Valet parking
Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Tennis court
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Chapel / shrine
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
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462lux wrote a review Yesterday
Trier, Germany33 contributions16 helpful votes
We were greeted by staff in the parking upon arrival. A quick tour and check in set a pleasant mood. Supper that evening in the fabulous restaurant was something special. However, the charm started to grown thin the next morning when the 33 euro per person breakfast was really nothing good. Then we realized that a seven course meal each night for four nights would really not be nice as we just couldn't enjoy that much of a good thing. As there was no other option we had to eat out the rest of our stay. Unfortunately, the hotel is isolated and we found Cahors rather uninteresting and really dead on Sunday and Monday. Rain settled in and hotel has no cozy place to read, have a drink,etc. On top of it all they left doors to the outside stand open all the time. A beautiful old castle quickly became an old drafty place. Worth a meal, once. We will never return. Poor value for money in the end.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Stanleyalb wrote a review Aug 2020
Tours, France123 contributions67 helpful votes
This beautiful old château is perched high on the hill overlooking the Lot. Our room had wonderful views. The furnishings in the room are typical of an old French château. The bathroom, although spacious, had a shower over the bath and because of the way it was placed was difficult to get into and out of safely. The restaurant was good. Although we had reserved for the night of our arrival we were surprised to be told there was no other availability during our stay as in our experience hotels usually keep some tables back for guests of the hotel. Later in our stay a table was found for us. The service in the restaurant wasn’t as good as it could have been. And, we accept that this may be due to the current pandemic and also the fashion, but we prefer a menu where there is a choice of what to eat rather than the ubiquitous ‘tasting menu’. Despite advertising the opening hours, we were disappointed to arrive at the cave for a tasting and to buy some wine only to be told it was closed due to an interview taking place. Generally our stay was ‘okay’, expensive and we wouldn’t return.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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AF-Yorks wrote a review Jul 2020
Leeds, United Kingdom21 contributions8 helpful votes
Staff on arrival were excllent and remained pleasant throughout. The pool was enjoyable in the summer heat, however for an expensive hotel, overall this was a disappointing experience. Difficult to belive that a hotel of this nature doesnt have air conditioning in the room. This meant we got little sleep as the room got so hot in the summer temperatures. The restarant was also below expectations. Whilst the food was of a good standard (although the steak was overdone), the service was slow and not in line the Michelin experience that it should have been.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Guy Pasmans wrote a review Jul 2020
Kapellen, Belgium7 contributions2 helpful votes
On our way to Spain we decided to stay over in France... upon arrival in this hotel we had to drag our bags through dirty dolomite stones to the reception, nobody offered assistance... on our way to the roomd again a lot of stairs without assistance... we booked two rooms and one had NO airco! Asking 300 euro for a sleezy room without airco is criminal. Pool and poolhouse are dirty... lack of maintenance... food portions are for babies at crazy prices. Overal it’s a huge tourist trap! Typical French style
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
redanman wrote a review Feb 2020
Savannah, Georgia133 contributions72 helpful votes
Accommodations, views, food, service all superior on the bluff overlooking Lot river valley. Convenient to explore the region, free on-site parking, we've visited a number of rural castle-hotels in Europe and this is among the more impressive buildings and locations. Very worthwhile.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Room Tip: pay extra to overlook the valley, hope you get a morning where here is fog
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Frequently Asked Questions about Chateau de Mercues
Which popular attractions are close to Chateau de Mercues?
Nearby attractions include Pont Valentre (4.0 miles), Plage aux Ptérosaures (4.1 miles), and Cathédrale Saint-Étienne (4.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Chateau de Mercues?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Chateau de Mercues?
Top room amenities include a minibar, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Chateau de Mercues?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Chateau de Mercues?
Yes, free parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Chateau de Mercues?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurant Les Jardins, Auberge du Vieux Douelle, and Les Petits Producteurs.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Chateau de Mercues?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Chateau de Mercues located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Mercues.
Are any cleaning services offered at Chateau de Mercues?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Chateau de Mercues?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Chateau de Mercues offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.