CHATEAU DE MIRAMBEAU
Château de Mirambeau
1 Avenue des Comtes Duchâtel, 17150, Mirambeau
Sorgente Hotels and Resorts brand of Sorgente Group in partnership with SINA Hotels
Date of Creation
Hotel General Manager
Relais & Chateaux – 5 star hotel / Castle
CHATEAU DE MIRAMBEAU
History & Story
Château de Mirambeau was built on the site of an old medieval fortress. Badly damaged after several sieges, destructions and fires, that is around 1570 that the present neo-Gothic north wing was built.
In 1813 the domain was sold to Count Charles Nicolas Duchâtel who completely rebuilt the Castle.
In 2002 the Castle was totally renovated and refurbished with the best of care and attention to convert it into one of the most marvelous French Relais & Chateaux. Since 2006, The hotel belongs to Sorgente Group, which operates in the field of real estate investments and finance, and also acquired the management in November 2010 through the brand Sorgente Hotels and Resorts.
2015 (18 additional rooms for a total of 40 rooms and a renovated SPA)
Date added extensions
Main Strengths, Special Touch
Authentic XVII century Renaissance French castle transformed into a 5* Relais & Chateaux luxury hotel. The hotel features: a Michelin starred restaurant, a Spa by Carita, a 20-acre park, 2 tennis courts and the Cognathèque, a vaulted room with stone walls where are served the beverage of the best nearby houses of cognac. The rooms features truly fairytale style decorations.
Located in the peaceful and charming countryside of Mirambeau, between Bordeaux and Cognac.
Cognac: 50 km – Bordeaux: 70 km – Limoges: 177 Km – Paris: 517 km.
Key sites/activities in the area
Beautiful Villages & Charming Towns as Cognac, Saint Emilion, Saintes, La Rochelle, Talmont and Bordeaux, a city full of history (UNESCO heritage). For example, in Bordeaux visit the Cité du Vin, 13000 square meters area dedicated to the wine culture.
Wines & Cognac: cellars visit and tastings (Saint-Emilion and Sauternes).
Bike tours in the park or to the Gironde.
• Number of suites:
9 Junior Suite: from about 45 sqm, they’re located in part in the oldest side of the Chateau with an outdoor swimming pool view, the other part is situated in the main building and owns a park view.
3 Suite: of about 55 sqm, divided between the oldest side and the main building of the Chateau. Extra comfort is provided thanks to the double sink, the separate shower and the big dressing.
1 Grand Suite: of about 70 sqm, located on the second floor with a beautiful view over the countryside. Extra comfort is provided thanks to the double sink, separate shower, large dressing room and a sitting room.
•Number of Luxury rooms:
9 Classic room: of about 25 sqm, located at the Orangerie and boats one disable guests room.
12 Superior room: between 25 and 30 sqm including one disable guests room, are divided between the Chateau (countryside view) and the Orangerie (outdoor swimming pool and its bambouseraie view).
6 Deluxe room: of about 35 sqm, including one disable guests room, are divided between the Chateau (countryside view) and the Orangerie (outdoor swimming pool and its bambouseraie view).
• Number of rooms, (keys) in all:
40 in total.
Restaurants & Bars
• The Chateau’s Gourmet Restaurant, one star Michelin, is loyal to the best French traditions and serves a fine cuisine in an exquisite setting. Delightful dishes can be served in the internal rooms or in the Jardin d’hiver, a covered terrace overlooking the fountains and park.
• Chef: Maxime Deschamps, Originally from Limousin, he graduated from the école hôtelière Quercy Périgord. After completing his culinary studies he worked around the world in some prestigious establishments. In 2010 he returned to his homeland and runs since the restaurant of the Château de Mirambeau, offering a creative yet regional gourmet cuisine inspired by the richness of the local markets. He was awarded a Michelin Star in February 2017.
• Breakfast (not included in the room rate), Lunch (Lunch menu or Gourmet menus), dinner (Gourmet or Bistrot Restaurant), Bar and room service. Possibility to book B&B or HB plans.
• SPA by Carita Paris: indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, hammam, sauna, fountain of ice and three treatment cabins.
• Outdoor heated swimming pool
• Fitness room
Corporate & Celebration Events
• Corporate: 3 meeting rooms (2 rooms of 44 sqm and a room of 19 sqm). Possibility to organize coffee breaks and corporate lunches.
• Celebration events: the castle can be privatized to organize events. A beautiful 20-acre park, a lovely neo-gothic Chapel, a path planted with plane trees runs along the fortifications, the Michelin starred restaurant with its veranda and the Cognathèque for cognac and wine tastings.
Extra Notable Features
• Cooking classes
• Wine and Cognac tastings in the legendary “Cognathèque”
Hotel and restaurant Awards
• Restaurant: February 2017: one star Michelin
Number of employees
3 long term employees (as it’s a seasonal hotel). During season up to 40.