An elegant château surrounded by vineyards. A romantic and historic setting. Nice and friendly service. Welcome to Mark and Metha De Vries’ hotel.
“Providing a luxurious, green, friendly and welcoming setting for an unforgettable stay.”
How could you not fall for this elegant place on the hills of the village of Rully? This is surely what Mark and his wife, a young Dutch couple, said to each other when they discovered Saint-Michel château, built in 1863. He managed several gîtes in the Netherlands while she was working in public healthcare. They bought the estate in 2012 and began modernisation work without affecting what gives the place its soul and charm, the Napoleon III style. The estate became the Château Saint-Michel, The Originals Relais in 2016 with 15 rooms including 7 suites, all as luxurious as each other. Our Rully hotel has retained elements of its glorious past such as stylish furniture, gilding, marble, parquet flooring, mouldings. From the 21st century it has comfort and modern equipment. “Our guests often tell us they only have one regret, that they can’t extend their stay. ”
On one side is the 3-hectare park and on the other are vineyards and the roofs of the village of Rully. Wherever you look there is postcard scenery which you can see from the 15 rooms (including 7 suites) of the Château Saint-Michel, The Originals Relais. Very spacious with very high ceilings and a clever combination of 19th-century elegance (furniture and materials) and contemporary simplicity (colours), these sophisticated rooms are ideal for peaceful nights among hotels near Chalon-sur-Saône.
- Non smoking room
- Room service
Eat your breakfast in the vaulted room on the ground floor or out on the terrace, facing the park. The buffet is generous and varied with a mix of sweet and savoury flavours. Head to the bar to relax or socialise. In the evenings you can eat in one of the authentic Napoleon III rooms (wood panelling, chandeliers, large traditional fireplace). The setting is chic and antique, the cuisine traditional, gourmet and Burgundian.
While the Château Saint-Michel, The Originals Relais is an experience in itself, it would be a shame to miss out on all the cultural and culinary wonders that have made Burgundy famous.
GUIDED TOUR AND OENOLOGY
Follow Mathieu with complete confidence. A passionate and fascinating guide, he will guide you through the vineyards and prepare a little taster session of Burgundy wines (including certain vintages).
THINGS TO SEE NEARBYThere are many châteaus and abbeys in the region (Cluny and Cîteaux, to only mention the most famous). For city lovers, Chalon-sur-Saône, a town of art and history and of course the unmissable Beaune and its hospices, a legendary place. For a bit of nature there is the Chemins de Saint-Jacques hiking route or the Canal du Centre. If you’re looking to discover some local wines and their pretty villages, check out the Route des Grands Crus. If you want to go by bicycle, take the Voie des Vignes between Beaune and Santenay.
What our customers say
"Wonderful experience "
A warm bath is best used to describe our welcome at the Chateau. Marc and Metha are passionate about everything they do and that shows in the quality of everything, from the interior to the selection of very fine wines, from the luxurious bed linen to the elaborate breakfast. Nothing is too much trouble. Even my dogs were made very welcome!
Chateau Saint-Michel is beautiful, and the hosts are wonderful. Very knowledgable around the region and very accomodating. We also had the pleasure of going on the wine tasting tour with Matthieu, and it was an amazing experience. Highly recommend and will come back in the future!
"Beautiful Château and great location "
Everything was perfect and the owners are very helpful! A must stay when you visit Burgundy
"The best place to stay in Burgundy"
It was a great pleasure staying at Château Saint-Michel.
Metha and Mark along with the staff were absolutely incredible host. A gorgeous area and chateau. They have done an incredible job restoring this beautiful gem. Highly recommend this property and the wine tasting and tour.
The castle is beautiful and the owners work hard to be sure everyone has what they need. Excellent recommendations and wine tasting as well. Breakfast is wonderful and the beds are incredibly comfortable.
"Stay here if you are in Burgundy"
This is a beautiful chateau! It was clean, the room was large, the bathroom modern and it was in a beautiful area of Burgundy. They served a wonderful breakfast, which would recommend. Mark and Metha were wonderful hosts. If we return to the area we would stay here again.
"Excellent place to stay "
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. Why go anywhere else if you want to stay in the area. Everyone here was helpful and friendly
"Beautifull and friendly"
Very nice place with big garden in the middle of Rully. We recommend wine degustation
"Amazing experience at a breath-taking Chateau"
We had a wonderful stay at the Chateau - beautifully appointed rooms, grand public rooms, a peek inside the chapel, wonderful wine tasting and a perfect breakfast in the morning. The owners are engaging, informative and made us feel completely welcomed. Will stay again at this beautiful chateau.
"Exceeded our expectations"
We had a wonderful stay at the property. We received a warm welcome and the quality of the room exceeded our expectations. The beds were extremely comfortable, the rooms clean and the breakfast just perfect with a delicious, individual bowl of fresh fruit served each morning. We also loved the owner's dog. We would highly recommend this relais château.
The Château Saint-Michel, The Originals Relais’s 2 reception rooms are in a traditional setting but with modern equipment (Wi-Fi, projector, etc.). Whatever your need, seminar, congress, study day, assemblies, etc., the establishment’s sales team will organise everything for your event including possible activities related to oenology. You can also enjoy the peace and quiet and beauty of the park for moments of relaxation.