Normandy is a beautiful place, lying to the north-west of France, just across the English Channel from the sea-side delights of Bournemouth and Brighton, and the best way to enjoy an authentic Norman experience is by opting for one of the many boutique hotels Normandy is famed for. Book now your stay in Normandy with our weekend getaway offer and get up to 35% discount. Here are some of the wonderful small hotels in Normandy that make it such a wonderful place to visit.
1. Château Du Landel, The Originals Relais
The Chateau du Landel, in Bézancourt, is an eighteenth century hotel that has an outdoor swimming pool and tennis court, and table tennis and a wellness area inside. The traditional restaurant serves the best of fresh, locally sourced ingredients in exquisite Norman dishes, to give you a taste of the real France.
2. Hotel Restaurant les Ormes, The Originals Relais
If you love to travel with your pet, you can still find places to stay in Normandy, such as the wonderful Hotel Restaurant les Ormes, in Barneville-Carteret. Not only does boutique hotel accommodate pets, it is close to the beach and offers charming and comfortable rooms.
3. La Berteliere, The Originals Relais
Close to Rouen, there are some small hotels Normandy is proud of. One of these is La Berteliere, in Saint Martin du Vivier. The four-star boutique hotel is home to the well-known restaurant Le Jardin d'Hiver (the Winter Garden), an award-winning restaurant where the sumptuous décor is a wonderful foil for the delicious food.
4. Le Chateau de la Roque, The Originals Relais
Of all the boutique hotels Normandy has to offer, Le Chateau de la Roque, in Thereval, will make you feel like one of the family: and a wealthy and favoured family at that! The seventeenth century hotel boasts family rooms that will sleep up to five. There are also many spa treatments, a hammam and other offerings to ensure you have a wonderfully relaxing time in the Normandy countryside.
5. Le Jardin des Plumes, The Originals Collection
Art lovers will be delighted to find that this family friendly hotel, just a short way from Giverny is within an easy drive to the site where Monet painted his famous gardens. Le Jardin des Plumes has just eight rooms for a cosy and intimate guest experience, but the wonderful and contemporary restaurant has a prized Michelin star.
6. Le Manoir du Lys, The Originals Relais
For a more action-packed Normandy break, Le Manoir du Lys, near Bagnoles-des-L'Orne, is a four-star hotel, with bright modern rooms. If you have a large family or are travelling in a group, there is a wonderful lodge that you can hire instead. There are two swimming pools, one indoor and one outdoor, as well as other activities to enjoy. You can even learn to cook authentic French food to impress your friends and family at home.
7. Manoir de la Roche Torin, The Originals Relais
Finally, in this list of the best small hotels Normandy has to offer, there is Manoir de la Roche Torin. The beautifully positioned nineteenth century manor house overlooks the nearby bay, while the hotel – boasting fifteen beautiful rooms – is pet friendly, and has a swimming pool so you can make the most of your downtime.