The UNESCO classified Bordeaux is a city that lives and breathes wine. Wine enthusiasts visiting the Bordeaux region will have numerous options when it comes to luxury holiday accommodations and in particular, châteaux hotels, nestled among the vineyards.
On the Bordeaux wine route, one can either stay in the historic town center and explore the bars and terraces, or along the “quais” in the heart of the wine district overlooking the Garonne river. The historic buildings facing the Garonne with warehouses at the rear, are evidence of the flourishing wine trade.
The prestigious wine regions of Bordeaux, the Médoc, St-Estèphe, Margaux, Saint Emilion, Pomerol, Graves, Pessac-Léognan and the Sauternes are exceptional getaways in the famous vineyards and are home to some of the iconic châteaux, castles, estates and 5 Star Hotels.
Observe a great Bordeaux wine being created during your stay at the 13th Century Château of Château Pape Clément one of the most prestigious vineyards in the world, in the heart of the Pessac-Léognan appellaion.
Other choices include medieval castles rooted in history, and the lakeside setting of the palace hotel Les Sources De Caudalie with modern amenities in a postcard perfect rural hamlet setting.
Saint Emilion with fascinating Romanesque churches and ruins stretching all along steep and narrow streets can be explored by making your stay in the region an immersive one. Identical to the diversity of this region, there are several options from a spectacular châteaux available for exclusive privatization to boutique hotels in the center of old Saint-Emilion.
If you are keen to try botrytized, gold color sweet wines from Sauternes, plan your stay at the wine estate Hotel Lalique - Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey, a Premier Grand Cru Classé in 1885.
Discover our selection of the best places to stay in Bordeaux below. If you need help choosing your hotel and planning your wine trip, our local expert is on hand to organize and book a customized stay as part of a tailored itinerary.