If you want to experience the best of what France has to offer, then head out to Moulin de l’Abbaye. Set in the heart of the PerigordBrantome, this charming little hotel looks something directly out of a Disney fairytale. Forget high end, chrome themed high storied hotels of luxurious cities. In a beautiful, earthy place like France, let go of all your techno and gizmo hang-ups and instead, get in touch with your inner zen with a planned stay at the Moulin de l’Abbaye.
Conveniently set 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Brantome Abbey and within 9 mi (15 km) of Boschaud Abbey and Chateau de Bourdeilles and, this is the place to be when you are visiting southern France. Once you manage to get used to the breathtaking view of the natural setting around which includes Abbey Mill, Elbow Bridge and so on, you have the panoramic view of Brantôme.
This one of a kind cozy little place has a wide range of rooms to suite almost everyone’s style. For instance, the standard rooms which are situated in the Abbot house, have either one or two king sized beds, walk in closets and offer beautiful views of either quaint gardens of surrounding villages, all for a modest USD 125. For the ones who want a little out of everyday experience, there are the classic rooms, each from 215 to 270sqft, with their own minibars, air conditioning, and beautiful views of the Jardin des Moines garden or the adjoining river. For those who want to splurge on their vacations, there are the luxurious Character Rooms, which are located on the first floor of the main building. Not only do these rooms come with beautiful views but also with their private Jacuzzis, walk in showers, mini bars and air conditioning, all from the cost of USD 272.
All in all, there are 20 individually furnished rooms. When you come to think about it, it’s not all that much, and certainly not like the luxurious high end hotels. But what is lacks in number, it sure makes up for it in coziness and hospitality. Each room is provided with free Wifi services and minibars, and each room has a satellite LCD television set with premium channels in case you get bored. Besides this, each guest is provided with their own complimentary bathrobe, hair dryer, individual safes for every room and set of slippers.During your stay, you can also avail the laundry facilities.
Fresh breakfast is available every morning, and home style gourmet meals of the best kind are made by the chefs with love and warmth at all the three restaurants available in the hotel premises. Although the check in facility starts at 3 PM, the front desk is available for any type of assistance 24 hours in a day. You don’t even need to worry about communication problems and things getting lost in translation as for that the hotel also employs multilingual staff to help guests coming from all over the world. For the ones traveling with precious items, there is also a safe deposit box at the front desk.
So this vacation, take a break from your hectic schedule and enjoy some alone time away from your everyday hustle and bustle at the Moulin de l’Abbaye. If you are with your family, take a quiet walk around the hotel, go for some sightseeing, or avail the free use of bicycle, go kayaking or go for a yoga class on site. The hotel also has a business lounge for the ones who are coming in for a business trip.