Best Relais & Châteaux Hotels in France

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With a portfolio of more than 550 exclusive luxury hotels across 63 countries, Relais & Châteaux has established itself as a leading hotel brand. The brand's properties can be found in places like the vineyards of Napa Valley and the beaches of Seychelles. Relais & Châteaux's association of hoteliers, chefs and restaurateurs select luxury properties based on their unique location and their ability to uphold the brand's high standard of quality. Some properties focus on personal well-being with on-site spas, while others cater to food and wine lovers with tastings and cooking classes. Privileged guests can become part of Club 5C, which provides frequent customers with perks, such as room upgrades and invitations to exclusive Relais & Châteaux events. Many Relais & Châteaux properties appear on our Best Hotels in the USA, Best Hotels in Europe, Best Hotels in Mexico and Best Hotels in Canada rankings lists. The U.S. News-ranked Relais & Châteaux properties appear below.

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    Château de La Chèvre d'Or
    Eze, 06
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Situated high on the cliffs overlooking the waters of the Côte d'Azur, the Chateau de La Chèvre d'Or regularly wows guests. The killer views, service and restaurants (one of which holds two Michelin stars) were just a few of the highlights among a long list of pros travelers couldn't help but gush about. Standard guest rooms are classic and chic, featuring tiled floors and French country-style decor in addition to Nespresso coffee machines and complimentary Wi-Fi. But what makes accommodations so unique is that they aren't concentrated in one place, but rather spread out around the medieval village of Ezra that this Relais & Châteaux outpost calls home. And with such a picturesque location, relaxation couldn't come more naturally. Guests can recharge at the on-site spa, fitness center and pool, or take a stroll along one of the many oceanfront terraces dotted throughout the property. There are also gorgeous Mediterranean-style gardens on-site that cascade down the cliffs where the chateau sits. Along with the Michelin-starred La Chevre d'Or, guests can choose to dine at three other on-site eateries, all of which offer ocean views or alfresco dining.
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    Royal Champagne
    Epernay
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Royal Champagne is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 193 reviews.
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    Bernard Loiseau
    Saulieu
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Bernard Loiseau is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 1074 reviews.
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    Saint James Paris
    Paris, 75
    3.6 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Saint James Paris appeals to travelers who appreciate classic elegance and old-world charm. Housed within a 19th-century neoclassical building in Paris' 16th arrondissement, this former school and library now features 49 guest rooms and suites. All accommodations are individually decorated with period-inspired details like bold wallpaper, crown light fixtures and corduroy furnishings. Standard amenities include iPod docking stations, Nespresso coffee makers and free internet access, while upgraded spaces boast extras like hot tubs and kitchenettes. Plus, loaner iPads are available upon request. For health-conscious guests, the hotel offers a fitness center with cardio and weight-training equipment. There's also the Guerlain Spa, which has two treatment rooms and two Turkish baths. For meals, travelers can choose from the Michelin-starred restaurant or the seasonal terrace. What's more, this property is home to a bar with various spirits and more than 12,000 books. Additional bars and restaurants can be found in the surrounding area, and the Arc de Triomphe is situated less than a mile away. Overall, previous visitors enjoyed staying at this "gorgeous" Relais & Châteaux hotel, although some cautioned that the room rates are expensive.
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    La Bastide
    Barbotan-les-Thermes, 32
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    La Bastide is a 5 star hotel. It has a 5.0 overall guest rating based on 609 reviews.
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    Hostellerie de Levernois
    Levernois
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    A member of the Relais & Châteaux family, Hostellerie de Levernois is a luxurious boutique property just outside Côte de Beaune, the heart of Burgundy's wine country. The dog-friendly property boasts a tennis court, 12 acres of landscaped grounds, a Tesla charging station, a Michelin-starred restaurant and, of course, a vast wine cellar with sommeliers who lead wine tastings for guests. The 26 guest rooms and suites are divided between three different buildings: the main building (known for its quieter accommodations), the Pavillon (which sits in the middle of the park) and the Meix des Glycines (an 18th-century building that boasts original parquet floors and bathrooms with local stones). No matter which accommodation you choose, you'll enjoy amenities like flat-screen TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Recent guests said the bedding and furnishings were all exceptional, as was the on-site boutique that sells wine and kitchen accessories. Former travelers also praised the property's friendly, helpful and gracious staff and the cuisine served in both on-site restaurants. However, one prior diner warned that a dress code is enforced at the fine dining establishment, so make sure to pack appropriate attire.
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    Villa Gallici
    Aix-en-Provence
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    According to recent guests, Villa Gallici is a hidden gem in the heart of southern France. As you drive through the property's gates, you'll encounter manicured gardens before pulling up to the 18th-century chateau. Inside, you'll be greeted with traditional French decor and the scent of lavender. But it's not just the hotel's charm that impresses visitors. Although some past travelers bemoaned the property's high room rates, many praised this Relais & Châteaux outpost's impeccable service, serene pool and spa and the delectable cuisine served at the Provencal-inspired restaurant. Or, if you'd rather sample some of the region's top-notch vino, arrange a wine tasting at the hotel's decanter-shaped wine cellar. After filling up on gourmet fare and wine, retire to one of Villa Gallici's 22 guest rooms and suites. All accommodations feature hardwood floors, colorful fabrics, patterned wallpaper and balconies or terraces with garden views, as well as amenities like flat-screen TVs, minibars and complimentary Wi-Fi access. And when you're ready to venture off the property, you'll find Aix-en-Provence's historic city center – and attractions like the Cathedrale St. Sauveur and the Atelier Cezanne – situated less than a mile away.
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    Château de Bagnols
    Bagnols
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Château de Bagnols is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 760 reviews.
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    Hôtel Crillon le Brave
    Crillon-le-Brave
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Hôtel Crillon le Brave is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 849 reviews.
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    Coquillade Village
    Gargas, 84
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Coquillade Village is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 925 reviews.
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    Hostellerie La Cheneaudière & Spa
    Colroy la Roche, 67
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Hostellerie La Cheneaudière & Spa is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 2810 reviews.
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    Villa Florentine
    Lyon
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Villa Florentine is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 1088 reviews.
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    Les Prés d'Eugénie - Maison Guérard
    Eugenie-les-Bains, 40
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Les Prés d'Eugénie - Maison Guérard is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 658 reviews.
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    Auberge du Jeu de Paume
    Chantilly, 60
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Auberge du Jeu de Paume is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 1084 reviews.
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    Grand Hôtel de Cala Rossa & Spa
    Lecci, 2A
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Grand Hôtel de Cala Rossa & Spa is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 322 reviews.

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