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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We hired the entire place for an extended family holiday and everyone had a brilliant time here. Denise and Michael Drinkwater are the most perfect hosts and made our stay welcoming friendly and comfortable in every way.the area is just beautiful with many interesting things to find in easy reach.but one could spend the entire time without venturing from the...

3Thank billandjohorton
James D, Owner at Domaine de Palatz, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review, it was a pleasure hosting you all this Summer. You have a delightful family and it means a great deal to us that you enjoyed your stay. Getting the family together is so important, and we are thrilled that you chose to celebrate that at Domaine de Palatz. And of course we'd...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We spent 3 very pleasant days in a gite here, and enjoyed the hospitality of Denise and Michael, and daughter in law, Natasha, who cooked us two great dinners. A family business, with lots of warmth. Our children loved running around with the grandkids, and the big pool was a bonus. Only a small place, a few gites, in a...

Thank theglenyas4
James D, Owner at Domaine de Palatz, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review, we really appreciate it. It was also lovely accommodating you and your family this Summer and we hope to welcome you all back again in the future for some more site-seeing and family fun! Meilleurs voeux!

Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Domaine de Palatz was our first accommodation on our brief tour of the region - and where we hoped we would have remained once we left. It offers home from home comforts whilst retaining that French charm with the most wonderful hosts to boot. We enjoyed such a wonderful stay, whiling away the evenings with a BBQ after days exploring...

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James D, Owner at Domaine de Palatz, responded to this review

Thank you Mornnix for the lovely review, it was such a pleasure having you to stay, and we hope to welcome you back again some time in the future!

Reviewed 19 October 2015

Denise and Michael are awesome hosts. They are so welcoming and make you feel right at home. We thoroughly enjoyed our conversations with them. They are wonderful people! They love to share the history of the property. It is fascinating. Denise was also very helpful with giving us ideas for things to do, places to eat, etc. The property is...

2Thank wellschr
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We stayed here in July for 8 nights and had a truly wonderful time. We had drove 4 hours from Barcelona and arrived early evening to this beautiful property and were welcomed by the lovely Denise and her family. The glass of bubbles on arrival was a lovely start to this part of our holiday. Denise, Michael and James were...

2Thank siobhanjames2015
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed here mid June and had beautiful week weather wise but what made it extra special was the hosts..Denise Michael and James. Great advice,tips and knowledge of the area. Nothing was to much trouble and the 4 course meal Denise put on was excellent.The pool is huge and the Sonos sound system is excellent to stream your Spotify tracks...

2Thank spannermonkey32
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for a truly relaxing place, this would be in our top ten. The gites are wonderful, the acres set in vineyards make for great exploring. The pool was brilliant for our 4 year old (& us). There is as much or as little in this region as you care to do on your break. But the...

2Thank jo c
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Sometimes when you travel quite a bit you can get jaded with how ordinary and how much of a muchness everywhere can be. Be prepared to experience genuine hospitality, brilliant facilities, and a truly differentiated experience. There are a series of gites of different sizes, so all sorts of combinations of friends travelling together works. The genius of the place...

3Thank GTOgles
Reviewed 11 October 2014

Beautiful designed bedroom with a large bathroom, as I would like to have in my home. Lots of space in and out side. Peaceful and quiet. If you like nature and scenery this is just the best. The owners are english so if your french isnt that good that helps. Breakfast was tasty and not only existing of croissants and...

2Thank hiske
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 6 October 2014

We travelled around France for a month in June/July. Our approach to choosing accommodation was to look for unique properties situated out of the town centre but strategically located to the areas/places we wished to visit. Domaine de Palatz hits the bullseye. We stayed in some beautiful B&Bs along the thousands of kilometres we journeyed through French countryside but this...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Domaine de Palatz is a charming 17th Century country estate located in the heart of the wine growing area of the Minervois, Languedoc Roussillon, and offers luxurious accommodation on a Bed & Breakfast (B&B) and self catering basis. Recently renovated to exacting standards, the domaine retains much of its original rustic charm, and combines delightful period details with the modern amenities you would expect, all in spacious natural surrounds of 25 acres. There is a large private pool and summer kitchen, covered courtyard, ample parking facilities, numerous picnicking and BBQ areas, gardens, terraces and panoramic views. Surrounded by vineyards, this property is ideal for a peaceful, relaxing holiday. Local activities include fine dining, sightseeing, watersports, fishing, walking, horse riding, golf, or simply lazing in the Languedoc sun. Easily accessible by plane, train or car, Domaine de Palatz is one hour from the coast, 20 mins from the airport and medieval town of Carcassonne, and just a breathe away from countless cultural and historical sights. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Domaine de Palatz

Address: D111, 11800 Laure-Minervois, France
Region: France > Occitanie > Aude > Laure-Minervois
Price Range: €71 - €179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Gite #1 has a private entrance and private patio.”
wellschr, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Get one that opens onto the courtyard. But actually, they are all brilliant”
GTOgles, 6 Jun 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the first room in the B&B section. Light and airy with a feature window with lovely views across the countryside. Absolutely beautiful.”
miloudaustralie, 6 Oct 2014 | Read review
“The gable end B&B room is oh so romantic, while all the gîtes are chic and practical.”
philipm747, 18 Sep 2014 | Read review
“our b and b room was the first one you reach after walking up the path to the rooms. We were able to also have a look around two of the three gites, as it was changeover day. They are very stylish, and next to a large covered courtyard with lots of tables and chairs. One has its own sitting out area.”
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