Hotel Chais Monnet & Spa offers the perfect blend of historic tradition and contemporary architecture in a fabulous former Cognac house. The hotel promises an indulgent fine dining experience at its renowned on-site venues which include a Michelin-starred restaurant, an atmopsheric bistrot with outdoor terrace and an inviting afternoon tea salon, Le Café Angélique.
Ample opportunities for relaxation can be found in the extensive wellness suite which offers a spa, Jacuzzi, hammam and sauna, as well as indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Enjoy live music and a fabulous collection of over 200 Cognacs at Jazz Bar 1838, or take in the wonderful views across the town of Cognac and the River Charente while sampling cocktails and sharing plates at the rooftop bar. At the end of an indulgence filled day, retire to one of Chais Monnet’s blissful rooms, styled with classic French charm combined with generous doses of modern luxury.
Guests may wish to venture outside the confines of this stylish haven can explore the town of Cognac and the nearby vineyards on a relaxing bicycle ride through the glorious countryside; be sure to stop by the river and take in the stunning scenery. Families may wish to take in the surroundings on a donkey ride or, for a more exhilarating tour of the Charente region, swap your bicycle for a luxury sports car. Those seeking a more in-depth immersion into Cognac itself can learn more about this famous brandy with a visit to the Martell Foundation.
Weekend mini breakers
THINGS TO DO AT THE HOTEL:
Treat yourself to a gourmet picnic in the charming gardens of the hotel
Relax by the outdoor pool overlooking the verdant gardens
Lose track of time with an Olivier Claire facial at Le Spa
Take a Latin dance class at the fitness centre
Marvel at the glorious architecture of Les Foudres restaurant, surrounded by 100 year old cognac barrels, and savour the Michelin starred menus from chef Paolo Boscaro
THINGS TO DO NEARBY:
Explore the town of Cognac and surrounding vineyards by bicycle
Visit the Martell Foundation to learn about the region's famous brandy
Explore the countryside of the Charente region in a luxury sports car
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