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Chateau de Bagnols

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Restored by Lady Hamlyn, now a Von Essen hotel, this deluxe venue is also an important historic monument, and makes an impressive venue for weddings or private parties as well as a romantic setting for couples. Dine in the glittering Salle des Gardes or under 100-year-old lime trees on the terrace, with Beaujolais spread out below. Sleep in gorgeous period-furnished bedrooms with Renaissance wall paintings. Spoiling and dramatically different.

Go to the Bagnols website.

Written by  The Hotel Guru.

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“Chateau de Bagnols”

"British couple's by-now-famous chateau extravaganza" Read more...

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“Hôtel des Rêves: Lady Hamlyn and the selling of a £17m dream”

The Chateau de Bagnols, a honey-coloured pile amid vineyards, forests and rolling hills an hour from Lyon, was bought by Von Essen, the luxury hotel group that owns some of Britain's swankiest properties... Recently, should you stroll through its landsc… Read more...

Written by press. The Independent 6 Jan 2007

“Race to 2008's best places to stay”

Few find the Château de Bagnols by chance, and fewer still are lucky enough to cast themselves as a captive princess or fearless musketeer embroiled in some liaison dangerous inside this fairy-tale castle, deep in the Beaujolais foothills. Read more...

Written by press. The Sunday Times 23 Sept 2003

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