Chateau de la Couronne in South-West France
Chateau de la Couronne Marthon South West Charente Dordogne France Hotel Bed and Breakfast B&B Lodgings Accommodation
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Owner: Nicky Cooper

Guestrooms: 5

Address: Chateau de la Couronne, 16380 Marthon, France

Telephone: 00 33 54 56 22 99 6

Activities/Attractions: Chateau de la Couronne is on the edge of the delightful little village of Marthon just where the Charente meets the Dordogne. A typically French village with a small river running through its centre, it is disarmingly friendly and welcoming. Complete with castle ruins and a beautiful church, the village has a boulangerie, boucherie, small supermarche and a tabac, ideal for a gentle stroll when the relaxing gets too much.

There are 2 restaurants within a 5 minute walk, and recommendations given for many more local restaurants within a 10 mins drive.

This is perfect gentle cycling country with many on and off road tracks in the area ... advice and maps provided. Also nearby:

  • tennis - 2 mins
  • angling - 2 mins
  • 18 hole international golf course - 15 mins
  • horse riding - 5 mins
  • canoe/kayaking - 10 mins
  • karting - 15 mins
  • lake water sports and swimming - 20 mins
  • Atlantic coast beaches - from 1hr 45 mins

Larger parties can pre-arrange professionally catered meals at the chateau if required, nearest restaurant 500m, many others within 10km, recommendations given.


Guests can relax throughout the day and evening in the principal rooms of the chateau which open onto the sunny terrace, within the beautiful landscaped grounds. Outside are five acres of private parkland, complete with a 14.5 metre heated swimming pool with poolside drinks service. When the sun gets too much, the huge salons in the chateau are yours to use all day and into the evening.


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Chateau de la Couronne Marthon South West Dordogne France

Chateau de la Couronne Marthon South West Dordogne France Living Room

Chateau de la Couronne Marthon South West Dordogne France Lounge

Chateau de la Couronne Marthon South West Dordogne France Bedroom

Chateau de la Couronne Marthon South West Dordogne France TV Room

Chateau de la Couronne Marthon South West Dordogne France Jacuzzi

General Information: Welcome to Chateau de la Couronne ... a unique place to stay in south west France, on the borders of the verdant and sunny Dordogne and Charente regions. Far from an ordinary chambre d’hote, Chateau de la Couronne is more a boutique hotel, designed with flair and individuality.

Offering bed and breakfast, it gives a warm welcome, and an atmosphere that is relaxed and inspirational. This imposing chateau of 16th century origin has recently been refurbished by its new owners, providing:

  • five individually designed and luxuriously appointed bedroom suites
  • each large enough to accommodate adults with children
  • all with stunning en-suite bathrooms
  • all with LCD screen and DVD player
  • drinks chiller fully stocked with wine, champagne and soft drinks
  • all rooms are within the main chateau with views of the formal gardens
  • every suite has individual features - from turrets and balconies, to exposed 16th century stone walls

Payment Accepted: Euro/sterling cheque, Cash, Visa and MasterCard accepted.

Rates: (Prices quoted in Euros) for 2008.

Suite 1 @ 315 euros
Suite 2 @ 225 euros
Suite 3 @ 145 euros
Suite 4 @ 265 euros
Suite 5 @ 185 euros
The above suite rates are per night based on two people sharing a room, including all taxes.

Additional single bed @ 40 euros/bed/night.
Breakfast is optional  @ 15 euros/person, or 10 euros for children 10 years and under.
Single supplements are never charged.

Payment Terms:

A deposit equal to 30% of the total room rate is required to secure a reservation.
The balance, plus any additions, is payable on departure.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations may be made at any time, however they must be confirmed by mail or email.
Cancellations received less than 10 days prior to the arrival date will incur loss of deposit.

  • Private Hire: the entire chateau can be hired exclusively for holidays for large groups of family and friends to accommodate up to 26 people
  • Special Events: available for small and intimate receptions, or larger receptions of up to 100 people
  • Business Meetings/Conference: flexible space for small business meetings, or larger conferences to seat 100 delegates cinema style
  • Airports: Angouleme 25kms, Limoges 95 kms, Poitiers 130kms, Bergerac 125kms, Bordeaux 140kms
  • Train Station: Angouleme 25kms (TGV connection to Paris just 2hrs 13mins)
  • Ports: Caen 480kms, Calais 745 kms