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La Mare aux Oiseaux, The Originals Collection (Relais du Silence)

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La Mare aux Oiseaux, The Originals Collection (Relais du Silence)

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4.7

Based on 725 REVIEWS

“Wonderful!” Set in the middle of a very pretty and quaint old...
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Sandra C.

4.7

Based on 725 REVIEWS

“Great” The food and wine at the dinners were outstanding...
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Arthur O.

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Welcome to

La Mare aux Oiseaux, The Originals Collection (Relais du Silence)

Eric invites you to discover the charms of a simple life surrounded by nature in Saint-Joachim

Beauty, calm and creativity. A gentle way of life in Loire-Atlantique, at the heart of the Brière marshland. Welcome to Éric Guérin's hotel.

"What I like about my job, is meeting and sharing with people. And above all, giving a soul to the location, so the house breathes with life, so that employees and guests are fulfilled. "

In Saint-Joachim, Loire-Atlantique, Éric has built a world of his own. Éric shares it with the land and the sea. Éric's world is also based around sharing."Sleeping, waking up, living, feeling, moving, stopping to smell the roses, see the colours, hear the birds": La Mare aux Oiseaux, The Originals Collection is an invitation to discover the charms of a simple life surrounded by nature in the Brière Regional Nature Park. This unusual 4 star hotel near Saint Nazaire  is entirely dedicated to the gentle way of life. With its 10 rooms and 5 suites, including some on stilts in the lodge style, Éric's hotel allows his guests to commune with nature, to switch off and discover happiness regained. This includes the restaurant: Éric cooks. And he does it splendidly.

HOTEL INFORMATION

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Payment Methods:

  • Chèque-Vacances
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • JCB

Local Currency: Euro

  • Weekly Closure: Apr. to Sept. : Mon. at noon. Oct to March : Mon. and Tue.
  • Annual Closure: 07/01 > 03/02

HOTEL LOCATION

La Mare aux Oiseaux, The Originals Collection

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ACCOMMODATION

La Mare aux Oiseaux, The Originals Collection

The 10 rooms and 5 suites of La Mare aux Oiseaux, The Originals Collection are each fully personalised. There are 6 rooms in the main building, including 3 in the historic part of the house, the cosy chic version, under the beams. Opposite is a cocoon, equipped for the disabled or guests seeking independence, with a private terrace sheltered by a pergola covered in wisteria. At the edge of the marsh are three further rooms in a cabin on stilts, "evoking suspended lodges to suit the rhythm of nature and the sunsets."

  • Minibar
  • Non smoking room

Room Feathers 1 or 2 Person S

Room Reeds 1 or 2 Person S

SPECIAL OFFERS

La Mare aux Oiseaux, The Originals Collection

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Very Early Booking

Book 30 days before your arrival and get a discount up to 25% on the price of your room to enjoy the best of local life.

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EARLY BOOKING

Enjoy a discount of up to 15% on the price of your room to enjoy the best of local life by booking 15 days before your arrival.

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SMART DEALS

With the Smart Deals offer, you get a discount up to 15%. Offer valid for all bookings made up to 29 days or 14 days before your arrival at the hotel.

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HALF BOARD

With the Half Board offer, breakfast and dinner are included in the price of the room.

DINING

La Mare aux Oiseaux, The Originals Collection

"For breakfast, there's salmon smoked in-house using peat from the marsh, and Nicolas and Cécile's cheeses," Éric confirms. Breakfast is served as a buffet to be enjoyed in the dining room from 8.30 to 10.30 am and until 11 am in your room."All of the products that we offer are fresh and prepared in-house or by local producers and craftsmen who have been chosen for the quality of their output," Éric adds. And the hotel restaurant has been awarded 1 star by the Michelin guide.

LA MARE AUX OISEAUX

Éric is an inventive, talented and unusual chef."My speciality is not having a speciality. I take inspiration from life so that my dishes reflect my environment. His restaurant combines several environments. Arranged as a triptych, it initially appears as a glass cube decorated in wild silk drapes, becoming a cosy boudoir before opening onto the garden. It has something for everyone. To enjoy or discover: black mullet, early leeks, white asparagus in daikon remoulade; saddle of lamb stuffed with nettles and scallops, new potato pie with spinach and quinoa sprouts, mint sauce from the marsh; Anjou poultry, einkorn wheat with marine vermicelli, grilled squid, and the famous rice juice.

EXPERIENCES

La Mare aux Oiseaux, The Originals Collection

In an idyllic setting, at the heart of the Brière marshes, this hotel lets you enjoy the charms of Loire-Atlantique to the full.

WELL-BEING AREA

By following the path between the 5 suites, you will arrive at a luminous glass canopy housing a 7 person relaxation pool. It's an opening unto lush natural surroundings, a sunny terrace, and two small chalets that house a sauna and a treatment room. All stages in relaxation that make this a haven of peace and a true invitation to contentment.

LA BRIÈRE REGIONAL NATURE RESERVE

The Brière regional nature reserve is one of France's oldest regional parks. Located just a few miles from the Atlantic Ocean, at the heart of the Guérande peninsula, it covers 49,000 ha. This is a wild and unspoiled environment that can be explored on foot, by bike, by canoe or carriage. The 7000 ha of marshland is home to remarkable flora and fauna. A split level birdwatching hide allows you to observe spoonbills, bluethroats, egrets and more.

COASTAL WALK

La Baule offers almost 9km of sandy coastline. It is known as one of the world's most beautiful bays. This seaside resort has a reputation for an extraordinary profusion of leisure activities: catamaran, sailing, volleyball, kitesurfing, kite flying, golf, casino... Even more picturesque is Batz, lying between the salt marshes and the ocean, with its rocky coast dotted with sandy bays: the beaches of Valentin, la Govelle (funboard) and Saint-Michel, a small shingle beach. The tower of Saint-Guénolé church offers a beautiful view of the coastline, from Saint-Gildas point, to the south of the Loire valley, up to the Rhuys peninsula to the north, and, out to sea, Belle-Île and Noirmoutier.

What our customers say

"Wonderful!"

Set in the middle of a very pretty and quaint old village where many of the houses are thatched this hotel exudes quality from the moment you see it.

Sandra C.

"Great"

The food and wine at the dinners were outstanding and showed great originality and consideration.

Arthur O.

Overall rating:

4.7
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Based on 725 REVIEWS

MEETINGS AND EVENTS

La Mare aux Oiseaux, The Originals Collection

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In an idyllic natural setting, the hotel offers a beautiful meeting room with plentiful natural light and fully equipped.

MEETING ROOM

This modern and elegant meeting room has a surface area of 24 m2. It can hold up to 20 people in "conference" configuration.

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