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Chateau des Ducs de Joyeuse

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An imposing castle with a striking silhouette; a square building that opens into a courtyard, set in a lovely garden through which the river Aude flows. Built on the land of the Cathars, the castle bears the stamp of a place steeped in history. In the bedrooms of this 16th century listed building, a medieval atmosphere and modern comforts are skilfully combined. The same clever recipe works its magic in the reception rooms, the old chapel converted into a lounge and the dining rooms.
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Restaurant
Free parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Tennis Court
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Tucked away in Couiza some 60 km south of Carcasonne, this magnificently restored castle transfers you from modern day France to the days of old just by stepping through the main door. On the east bank of the Aude river, you can relax in complete solitude and at night be
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Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de Joyeuse
Responded 5 days ago
Dear John M, Thank you very much for taking the time to write your wonderful review. How poetic ! We hope to welcome you again soon. Kind regards. Isabelle & Vincent Nourrisson
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This was recommended to us by Les Marguerites, where we were staying and we were so happy that it was. Totally perfect service, food and venue for dinner. Courtyard drinks, restaurant and the experience of entering the beautiful chateau was fabulous. Impeccable.
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Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de Joyeuse
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Y6457QMjennys, Thank you for your wonderful review. We hope to welcome you again when you'll be back in the area. yours sincerely. Isabelle & Vincent Nourrisson
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Our friend had stayed here last summer and recommended it to us for our trip. We booked one night as a special treat! We arrived early and luckily the lovely lady on reception let us check in. Our room wasn't ready so she took us to a different part of the castle and gave us the
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Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de Joyeuse
Responded May 14, 2019
Dear frenchi700, Thank you for taking the time writing your enthousiastic review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at the Chateau. Regarding your comment on the bathroom, the following products are available: shower gel hair & body, soap, nail file, sewing set, shoe shine, shower cap. All our best wishes. Yours sicnerely. Isabelle & Vincent Nourrisson
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Beautiful Château We stayed for one night at this charming chateau. Service and attention to detail just lovely. Both our lunch and evening meal superb, both eaten in th interior court yard with soft ambient lighting at night accompanied by a harpist playing in the background,
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Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de Joyeuse
Responded Nov 21, 2018
Dear Pamela W, We really appreciate the time you spent sharing with us your impressions following your stay. Thank you for the positive descriptions on all our service. We are very happy that you enjoyed your one night treat and sincerely hope to welcome you on another occasion. Yours sincerely. Isabelle & Vincent Nourrisson
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We, a group of 11 people including US university presidents, their spouses, and colleagues, were instantly charmed by the warmth that greeted us as we entered this 16th century era chateau turned into a hotel. A hotel worker took us to our rooms which were comfortable and well
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Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de Joyeuse
Responded Oct 22, 2018
Dear Jennifer G, Dear All, There are no words to describe our wonderful relationship ! We have shared so many sad circumstances but also exceptionnal moments ! Your words are just heardbreaking and we sincerely wish to be able to show you the result of our hard works following the desaster. Take all Care and see you soon. Warm regards. Isabelle & Vincent
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PRICE RANGE
$136 - $303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
chateau des ducs de joyeuse hotel couiza
LOCATION
FranceOccitanieAudeCouiza
NUMBER OF ROOMS
34
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