Out on the restaurant terrace overlooking the lush valley below, you can almost hear the earth breathing. Welcome to Mikaël and Marie-Cécile Santarromana’s place.
“Greeting guests and being on hand to help them makes me happy: it means I come to work every day with a smile on my face. ”
Mikaël comes from a line of hoteliers and restaurateurs, and is delighted to welcome you to his family home just outside Chartres, an intimate hotel with just 13 rooms. Tucked away amidst the greenery, this charming hotel is the perfect place for recharging your batteries: whether you choose reading in the sunshine on the terrace, long walks or cycles in the forest, or enjoying the views across the Perche nature park’s lush and verdant valley over dinner, guests here never fail to experience a wonderful sense of contentment. Their palates, too, are in for a treat: experienced chef Jérôme Bonnin is passionate about preparing traditional dishes using regional produce. If you’d like to take a walk, ask Marie-Cécile for route recommendations.
The Hotel Auberge du Moulin à Vent, The Originals Relais sits tucked away on the edge of the Perche Natural Regional Park. Although several centuries old, the building has been entirely renovated, combining a modern feel with traditional touches. It boasts 8 comfortable rooms, each of which provides guests with a little haven of peace against an idyllic backdrop.
- Non smoking room
Chef Jérôme Bonnin runs the pass, serving elevated and characterful traditional dishes with an exceptionally light touch. He is a food connoisseur, and is passionate about serving you local, seasonal produce which is sure to delight even the most discerning of palates.
L'Auberge du Moulin à Vent
A genuinely friendly atmosphere in the lounge during the wintertime. Views from the terrace of rolling green fields as far as the eye can see in the summer. The Hotel Auberge du Moulin à Vent, The Originals Relais is open for lunch and dinner, offering visitors a menu full of local produce. Whether travelling for business or pleasure, you’re sure to love sitting down here to enjoy a meal or a cocktail.
Treat yourself to some fresh air with a countryside getaway right in the heart of the 182,000-hectare Perche Natural Regional Park. A stone’s throw from Chartres, guests can enjoy strolling through the streets in the old town, or exploring the pathways through the Percheron natural park.
What our customers say
"Human touch, beautiful surroundings and comfortable rooms"
We stayed just one night, but could have stayed longer. Very friendly service and excellent restaurant. Beautiful forest nearby.
"One night stay with our dog"
Excellent in almost every way, room, staff, food, location etc
"Lovely place to stay"
We received a warm welcome, and were given a superb and spacious room, with the best shower room we had yet encountered. Breakfast was usual 'continental' but additionally ham and eggs were on offer. Don't be put off by apparent remoteness, Manou and the Auberge are very easy to reach. A place to remember with fondness.
"Beautiful Anniversary Treat"
All aspects of our stay was wonderful! Gorgeous room, superb food, beautiful location and very friendly hospitality. All very reasonably priced for the quality received.
Surrounded by nature, the auberge is a perfect venue for all your corporate events or special celebrations.
The auberge has a meeting room with space for 8 to 25 people which can be laid out as required to meet all your seminar and corporate event needs. Room facilities: video projector, flipchart, Wi-Fi, break-time buffet (tea, coffee, pastries, orange juice, fruit, bottles of water). Packages on offer: 1/2 day with a break-time buffet and lunchtime meal, excluding drinks Full day with a break-time buffet provided throughout the day and lunchtime meal, excluding drinks 24 or 48-hour break-time buffet provided throughout the day, lunchtime meal excluding drinks, an overnight stay and breakfast
WEDDINGS AND RECEPTIONS
The rooms, restaurant and bar are all available for private hire. Why not make the space your own for sharing special celebrations with family or friends? Your hosts are on hand to help out, and ensure that you leave with fabulous memories of your time here.