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Chateau des Ducs de Joyeuse

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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“the river”(34 reviews)
“medieval castle”(9 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3 Star Hotel
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All reviewsthe rivermedieval castlecentral courtyardboth nightsset menumain coursespiral staircaseexpensive hotelmodern comfortsswimming pool isan excellent restaurantno elevatorair conditioningtraditional frenchevening mealstone wallshot weather
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I had a wonderful stay at this beautiful hotel. It’s truly stunning. The staff and owners were warm, and incredibly helpful - especially as we needed extra help when our flights were cancelled and we had to scramble to make our way...More

Thank kgriffs95
Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de JoyeuseResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear kgriffs95, Thank you very much for your kind review. It has been a pleasure to welcoming you at the Chateau. The strikes have been and are still a nightmare and we must help our dear customers to get back home safely ! We hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is a beautifully restored chateau with modern bathrooms and tastefully decorated comfortable rooms (a wonderful combination of historic, functional and comfortable) There are stone winding staircases to get to the rooms! The staff is friendly and helpful. The blanquette de Limoux served at...More

Thank Olga J
Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de JoyeuseResponded 3 weeks ago

Chère Olga J, We are very pleased to read your comprehensive description on the Chateau and services. Thank you for this wonderful review. We hope to welcome you on another occasion and remain, Yours sincerely. Isabelle & Vincent Nourrisson

Reviewed May 15, 2018

We were hooked the moment we drove up to this converted castle. A lovely courtyard with tables for dining awaited us, albeit we dined inside since it was rather cool. The bar was my favorite spot - a room lined throughout including overhead in medieval...More

Thank Cheryl P
Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de JoyeuseResponded May 16, 2018

Dear Cheryl P, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay at the Chateau and hope to welcome you again in the near future. Kind regards. Isabelle & Vincent Nourrisson

Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

We love this authentic medieval castle carefully renovated into a very comfortable hotel. Situated right on the Aude River we appreciated the river view. The only thing missing in the room is a refrigerator, otherwise the spacious room is pleasant, the king bed and bedding...More

Thank Cypris
Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de JoyeuseResponded April 19, 2018

Dear Cypris, Thank you very much for you review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Château. We hope to welcome you on another occasion. Yours Sincerely, Isabelle et Vincent Nourrisson

Reviewed February 13, 2018

Having chosen to stay in a traditional French Chateau, in the Carcassonne area, we loved this place. This great old building is full of character with quirky rooms and furniture, exactly as expected of an old property. The chateau is complimented by a modern pool...More

Thank stewarties2018
Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de JoyeuseResponded February 15, 2018

Dear stewarties2018, Thank you for your wonderful review! Just to let you know that major works are underway to air condition all our bedrooms ! We look forward to welcoming you again this summer. Yours sincerely. Isabelle & Vincent Nourrisson

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Tennis Court
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Price range
US$149 - US$330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$149 - US$330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Pool & Beach (19)
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Soixante17
July 12, 2017|
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Response from Trippynwa | Reviewed this property |
About 80 km. An easy 1.25 hr drive through beautiful country.
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chandlers950
May 16, 2017|
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Response from Rich5ltr | Reviewed this property |
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TristaandRic
May 4, 2017|
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Response from Vincent N | Property representative |
Good afternoon, Couiza is a little village and you can find only a very few shops. Best regards.
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"I do not think an elevator is available so if steps bother you, choose a room on a lower floor."
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"get a room on either the ground floor or the first floor"
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"The rooms facing in are above the courtyard so may be a little noisier at night, but all is quiet before 24.00"
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"You can request a room at top of tower but we stayed in standard room"
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