Villa Grand Voile Christopher Coutanceau

12 Rue de la Cloche, La Rochelle, France
11 Rooms
Contemporary Classic & Secluded
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MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

One MICHELIN Key · A very special stay
An 18th-century shipowner’s mansion in the old port of La Rochelle is the setting for La Villa Grand Voile, a Relaix & Châteaux hotel with some impressive culinary connections. Here chef Christopher Coutanceau and sommelier Nicolas Brossard have crafted a small and extraordinarily stylish escape, a hotel whose eleven rooms and suites combine Art Deco and maritime influences with a keen contemporary eye and a full complement of subtle modern luxuries.

Strictly as a lodging it’s an impressively unique experience, and displays the sort of attention to detail that’s characteristic of the finest small-scale boutique hotels. The service is personal but still professional, and the atmosphere is warm but as private as you need it to be. It would stand on its own quite confidently without its restaurants; fortunately, it doesn’t have to.

Walk a few blocks toward the water and you’ll find yourself at the Plage de la Concurrence, the site of the Restaurant Christopher Coutanceau, a two-MICHELIN-Star restaurant since 1986 — back when Christopher’s father Richard was head chef. And right next door is the more casual La Yole de Chris, a marine-themed bistro; both restaurants, naturally, feature the wine selections and cocktail creations of maître de maison Nicolas Brossard.

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Villa Grand Voile Christopher Coutanceau
12 Rue de la Cloche, La Rochelle, France

Amenities & Services

  • Free wi-fi
  • Valet parking
  • Bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour room service
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal)
  • Concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Garden
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Wake-up service
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Bikes available
  • Golf nearby
  • Shopping area nearby
  • EV Charging Station
  • Cribs (subject to availability)
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Wheelchair accessible

Need to Know

  • There's no capacity for cribs at this property.
  • This property doesn't offer extra beds.
Check in: 16:00
Check out: 12:00

Credit cards accepted

Sustainability Measures and Certifications

We ask every hotel in our selection how they are working to make a positive impact on the planet and in their community. This hotel has confirmed the following measures are in place.
Guest Rooms and Public Spaces
  • Uses energy-efficient lighting
  • Cleans with eco-friendly products
  • Stocks eco-friendly shampoo and soap
  • Gives guests the option to reuse linens and towels
  • No single-use plastic straws
  • No single-use plastic toiletries
  • No single-use plastics
  • Provides charging for electric vehicles
  • Sources produce from local farms
  • Creates seasonal menus from locally sourced produce
  • Composts food waste
  • Reduces food waste
Community and Environment
  • Purchases from locally owned businesses
  • Hires locally with fair wages, benefits, and advancement
  • Trains staff in sustainability best practices
  • Trains staff in local cultural heritage
  • Restores and protects natural ecosystems and wildlife

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