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Domaine des Etangs

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate at The Domaine des Etangs on a dull Sunday in November.The surroundings of the restaurant are so beautiful as it is situated next to the chateau of the hotel.It looks as if the restaurant could have been the stables to the chateau. The restaurant has a nice bar area for pre dinner drinks and a lovely view of...

Thank 1834jules_philip
Limoges, France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eight of us descended on the restaurant here for lunch on a rainy day in November. I would love to come here in the spring/autumn as the grounds looked wonderful, even in the rain. The restaurant building has been beautifully restored/converted and is just perfect. As was the food and our host. The food was delicious, beautifully presented and on...

Thank alexandramachray
Denver, CO
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Restaurant is super wonderful. Service is impeccable. Suggest the menu de gustacion for it really showed off the skills of this chef. You will not be disappointed. Wife and I took 2-3 hours lunch, then drove back to hotel despite 3 hrs one way ! WELL WORTH IT.

Thank bozo123
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Michelin starred restaurant in beautifully converted 18th century buildings which also house 5 star hotel. The restaurant achieves the highest level of service without ostentation or pretence. Views from the building over the adjacent lake are superb.

Thank FDR0001
Princeton, NJ
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Their website is impressive, but barely captures the magnificence of the property and can only suggest the care and talent devoted to the chateau's restoration. We had booked the small cottage, but finding it remote moved into the chateau's Mars room. Noting a TV remote but no TV, we discovered a second small remote. Upon pushing a button, a large...

Thank Pecos66
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Le Domaine des Etangs is truly unique. Contrary to some Relais & Chateaux, every detail in this castle and in the property reflect not only major investment but good taste. Walking in the park is an adventure as you are surrounded by so much history. As you walk by the River La Moulde, my imagination went wild : a dolmen,...

Thank CBR1000RR
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful three days here that was just perfect for decompressing. The "hotel" is huge yet intimate, a place of dreamy refuge, I biked around to get a sense of the lush landscape but also took one of their electric cars out for a spin, the Domaine has over 30 km of roads, an enormous property that would take...

Thank Anilegna
Dordogne, France
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Delicious elegance! From setting to service, presentation, and quality...this was the kind of lunch that will be remembered as the benchmark of perfection. I look forward to revisiting the grounds on a sunny day. Even in teeming rain, the views of castle and lake were exquisite. The grounds are perfectly maintained, turning our umbrella-assisted stroll to the restaurant into a...

Thank Mary W
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Seabass with an intriguingly delicate sauce of fresh maise jus. The veggie sweetness of the grain beautifully flattered the natural flavour of the fish without overwhelming it. Next up, a miniature rack of lamb anointed with a delicious crust of pureed black garlic that came with garnishes of fava beans and mashed potatoes. Who could not praise the cheese tray...

Thank shasha b
Chasseneuil-sur-Bonnieure, France
Reviewed 21 December 2015

This is one of the most beautiful restaurants I've visited in France yet. On the grounds of a beautiful and superbly renovated chateau, surrounded by rolling fields and overlooking a beautiful lake, the restaurant is truly superb. We've eaten here twice now, both for special occasions (it isn't a low cost resto!) and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience each time....

Thank Piggle16450

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the heart of the Charente Limousine region, a stone's throw away from Angouleme, on the edge of Massignac village, discover Domaine des Etangs. With its 1000 hectares of woods, its sunken paths and clear ponds protected by its chateau and its 7 cottages spread across the infinite surrounding meadows, Domaine des Etangs is as intimate for a couple, as it is simple and serene for a family, limitless and open for a seminar. Forget the days which fly by and make the most of the natural beauty of a timeless domaine. Enjoy its spaces of bien-etre scattered right up to inside its mill, its tennis court floating on water, its restaurant overlooking the valley, the covert Roman baths and open-air swimming pool in the height of the summer... Let the flight of the dragonfly, hostess of the domaine, guide you to a simple, peaceful and pleasant well-being. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Domaine des Etangs

Address: Le Bourg, 16310 Massignac, France
Region: France > Nouvelle-Aquitaine > Charente > Massignac
Price Range: €393 - €638 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Domaine des Etangs 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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“We preferred the chateau, but a family group might like a cottage.”
  • View of chapel from Mars room
 of 5 bubbles Pecos66, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Read Tintin "Explorers on the Moon" . Ask for that specific room. Leave some light so you wake up watching the ceiling. It is incredible”
 of 5 bubbles CBR1000RR, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We only went to the restaurant. It was a fabulous place for a celebration.”
 of 5 bubbles TrevorA227, 10 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The main castle was not ready for use - still being converted - but we had a first floor room in the converted stables - beautiful. There are several beautiful cottages for rent in the grounds.”
 of 5 bubbles Orlof, 9 Jun 2013 | Read review
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