Route de Libourne 33330 Saint Emilion − France
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Spend your vacation in the south of France’s famous Saint-Émilion region
Surrounded by a seven-acre park, the Château Grand Barrail Hôtel is a one-of-a-kind-property.
Spend your vacation in the south of France’s famous Saint-Émilion region surrounded by its most famous wine-producing châteaux; Bordeaux is just a short drive away.
Our 5-star hotel offers sumptuous guest rooms, split between the château and its smaller guest buildings and a gourmet restaurant serving mouthwatering food and fine wines.
The Château Grand Barrail Hôtel is located in France’s famous Saint-Émilion wine-producing region. Its park-like setting, gorgeous guest rooms and personnalised service makes our luxury hotel the perfect place to stay when traveling for business or on vacation.
Why you should stay with us
Gorgeous guest rooms
Cinq Mondes Spa
Outdoor swimming pool
Reception desk open 24 hours.
Smoking Room & Cigar Bar
Our Superior Room is tastefully decorated with wool window coverings and an upholstered sofa. Facing over the extensive vineyards, guests will find this room quite spacious with its 30m². Adjoining rooms are available for family or groups staying together in La Residence.
The Deluxe Room is a blend of period style, modern interior decoration trends and Blanc d’Ivoire elements. These Rooms measure approximately 34m², and include a king-size bed or twin beds. Guests who choose Deluxe Room accommodation will stay in La Residence, the Vineyard House or the Wellness House. Depending on location, these rooms overlook the gardens or the vineyards. For guests staying with friends or family, four duplex-style units are available.
Executive Rooms feature distinctive Gustave III woodwork and are located in the heart of the Château. Designed for luxury and comfort, each one measures approximately 35m² and features furnishings and design elements provided by well-known manufacturers like Mis en Demeure, Pierre Frey, and Près de Brou. These Rooms feature a Queen size bed or twin beds, and offer clear views over the vineyards or the park.
Our Duplex Suites are spacious (measuring approximately 70m²) and comfortable. The suite includes a king-size bed on the mezzanine and a lounge area with a sofa bed. Our Duplex offers two bathrooms, very convenient for the privacy of all the occupants. One of the Duplex Suites has a hot tub.
The Junior Suite is a charming and elegant setting for your stay. It fits perfectly into the ambiance of the elegant castle. Guests will have plenty of space in the 58m² suite, and the 6-10m² terrace provides excellent views of the vineyards.
Every inch of the Royal Suite whispers refinement, with its fine furnishings. Measuring a full 60m², the space includes a seating area, a huge canopy bed with golden hangings and a living room. The Royal Suite offers a terrace (35m²) facing over the park and the vineyards.
Spa Saint-Emilion is your source for a unique wellness experience. You will find our professional beauticians friendly and welcoming, as well as highly skilled and devoted to your complete satisfaction.
The Spa is open to local clientele as well as our valued guests, and offers a number of beauty treatments. We tailor each spa experience to our clients' wishes and needs so that they can feel truly special during their time with us.
Each beauty and body treatment offered by Spa Saint-Émilion uses all-natural products made by French brand, “Cinq Mondes”. The company takes inspiration for its products from beauty rituals and recipes used worldwide. The results are a virtual journey for your senses.
Beauty products by Cinq Mondes are available for sale at our store. These cosmetics inspired of traditional beauty recipes let you have a spa-like experience at home.
The spa facilities include two saunas, two hammans (Turkish baths), a hot tub, rest areas in humid/dry zones, relaxing spa treatment rooms and a fitness center with cardio equipment.
After your spa experience, we invite you to unwind in the humid-zone rest area which offers a tea station.
Also discover our spacious relaxation lounge featuring an outdoor terrace, perfect for enjoying sunny days.
The pool is located in the park, slightly away from the Hotel, to create a tranquil space to enjoy the water. It’s open from May to October and is heated to 25°C. Special towels are available in the changing room. Pool slippers are available at the Reception.
The fitness center is open 24 hours a day for your convenience. Along with two exercise mats, you can keep up with your exercise routine with a rowing machine, treadmill, an elliptical bike, a sismo fitness machine and an abdominal fitness machine.
Located next to the medieval town and most famous wine-producing châteaux of Saint-Emilion, the Château Grand Barrail ***** Hôtel – Restaurant – Spa offers five private function rooms (3 seminar rooms and 2 little conference rooms) to host your seminars and other events. All our function rooms are fully equipped with a video projector, screen and a paperboard. WiFi access is available. The Hotel can also provide paper, pencils, mineral water and hard candies for attendees.
Situated in La Maison du Bien-Être, the Coté Parc function room looks out over the park. It can accommodate up to 40 people.
The Millésime Room is located in the Château and features stone walls and a private patio. An adjoining tasting room is also available. The maximum capacity is 40 people.
The Marzelle Room features stone walls and overlooks nearby vineyards. It overlooks a 115m² terrace. The maximum capacity is 85 people.
This 28m² room is a quiet place to hold committee meetings or a workshop.
This 18m² room features comfortable leather armchairs and sofa, and coffee tables. It can welcome up to 10 people. An original place for management committees or informal meetings.
A medieval hilltop town built some two thousand years ago, Saint-Émilion is a true open-sky museum. Set in south-western France in the Gironde department, halfway between Libourne and Castillon, the town of Saint-Émilion is just 50 km to Bordeaux. Saint-Émilion is a must-visit place for both good wine enthusiasts and history lovers.
Saint-Émilion is not only famous for the great wines it produces. It also holds a wealth of cultural landscapes and is a UNESCO-listed town since 1999.
Check out its many monuments (cloisters, a world’s unique monolithic church, a collegiate church, wash houses, 173 acres of underground galleries, etc.), stroll along its narrow cobbled streets, take in panoramic views over the vineyards opening from the monolithic church’s bell tower or enjoy a glass of our specialty wine: the Saint-Emilion Merveilleux.
Featuring an exhibition themed around wine-making, Les Saisons de la Vigne et du Vin, it offers a photographic and cultural insight into wine growing, producing and labelling. A video room can also be found on site, for those wishing to discover Saint-Émilion Vineyards and wines. To test your nose and train it to Saint-Émilion wines’ flavours, “la Table des Arômes” welcomes kids and adults.
Starting from the Tourist information office, it takes you through Saint-Émilion Vineyards, together with a guide to introduce you the place, the wines it produces and the ways they are classified and named. A great occasion to meet wine-growers and visit a wine-growing property, with a fermenting room and barrel storehouse to take a look to and some vineyards to wander about. To round off the excursion, try out some of the Château’s wines. The Bike rental is offered directly at the hotel.
One-of-a-kind excursion, it takes you to Europe’s unique Saint-Emilion’s Underground Galleries. Let your guide shed some light on the age-old mysteries and legends that used to haunt the place since a monk named Emilion lived here as a hermit. You will also be introduced to Saint-Emilion’s other major monuments, such as an amazing monolithic church, catacombs and Europe’s biggest underground church.
For 1.5 hour, a guide will take you all the way from the town’s oldest monasteries to ramparts, sharing with you some milestones of the town’s history, since its foundation to nowadays. Take a dip into the past and open up some mysteries of the monolithic church!
Just metres from the medieval town centre, the castle harbours a unique network of quarries.
Set off for an exciting and memorable walk with an expert guide by your side, lighting the way with a lantern, to discover a fermenting room and some other wine-making facilities. The excursion is followed by a wine-tasting session.
Take on the challenge of climbing the 196 steps of the famous monolithic church that will take you to 68 metres of altitude. Then catch your breath before gasping at the unobstructed, 360° view of the town and the surrounding vineyards.
A 13th-century donjon that was once part of the medieval town, the building now houses the Jurade harvest festival. Climb the 118 steps to take in magnificent views of the village and sweeping landscapes stretching to the horizon.
The Château Grand Barrail Hôtel welcomes you to its elegant restaurant where you can partake of some of southwestern France’s most inventive cuisine and finest wines.
When weather permits, you are invited to lunch or dine on the terrace, where you will be treated to a clear view of the park and vineyards nearby.
The Mauresque Dining Room was originally constructed in 1902 and continues to keep its luxury ambiance today. The combination of its stunning stained glass windows, antique style mouldings and Viollet Leduc-style paintings give all who step into it the feeling of going back into a more elegant time.
The Château Grand Barrail’s restaurant provides a gourmet dining experience at affordable prices. The Grand Salon’s elegant atmosphere can welcome 40 diners inside and another 40 on the terrace.
The Grand Salon is also the perfect location to start the day with our buffet breakfast. Weather permitting in season, guests can have breakfast on the terrace.
Emeraude Hotels carried out extensive renovation work to restore the Rotonde breakfast room to its original state. The results are truly a sight to behold; the dining room’s mirrors and spectacular chandeliers, were inspired by the Petit Trianon Palace. The room is finished with a combination of matte (flat) paint and shiny finishes to create a harmonious look in our luxury hotel.
The Lounge bar’s bright and elegant atmosphere is available to hotel guests and local clientele alike. Stop by to enjoy some quiet contemplation on your own or time with friends in the bar's intimate atmosphere. Browse the menu of refreshing cocktails and fine wines. The Lounge’s comfortable armchairs and sofas await your pleasure.
Capacity: 10 people
Open from 12:15 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
The Smokehouse is our Hotel’s cigar bar and is decorated in an English Gentleman’s Club style. This space, with its leather sofa, armchairs and coffee table, is available for private functions and we will be happy to help you make all the necessary arrangements. You and your friends are also welcome to peruse the selection of cigars, and enjoy the books, play cards or board games or watch the Smokehouse’s flat screen TV.
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From Paris: Take Motorway A10 (Paris-Bordeaux) – Saint-André-de-Cubzac Exit (39a) – then N89 National Road towards Libourne – go through Libourne towards Saint-Emilion – take D-243 Departmental Road towards Saint-Emilion.
From Bordeaux: Take N89/E70 National Road towards Libourne – Exit n°9 Libourne Est – then the 2nd exit towards Saint-Emilion (D-243 Departmental Road).
From train stations and airports
Libourne Train Station (3 km away): TGV line linking Paris, Bordeaux and Toulouse – Paris to Libourne travel time: 3 hours. A 5-minute drive from the hotel.
Bordeaux – St-Jean Train Station (40 km away): Shuttle service available, upon reservation.
Bordeaux-Mérignac International Airport (40 km away): Airport shuttle service available upon reservation. A 30-minute drive from the hotel.