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Chateau de La Lanette - Family Suite

Midi-Pyrenees, France

Per week

from 1895.00 to 2500.00 EUR
The Owner / Manager

Heather Mumby

Member since Jun 2010
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BFB's Overview

Nestled in the foothills of the Pyrenees and run by a British family with three young sons, Chateau de la Lanette and its six guestrooms could be tailor made for active couples with tots in tow. From the huge list of baby gear, large indoor playroom and parent friendly touches like children’s suppers and sociable adults evening meals it is pretty much a given that a good time will be had by all.

Guests describe Chateau de La Lanette as a ‘home from home’ and, given that most of us don’t live in a 19th century Chateau on the foothills of the Pyrenean Mountains, it’s clearly the friendly ambiance and not the Chateau's grandeur or stunning location that creates this impression!

Russell and Heather are happy to offer advice on days out, where to go and what to see and best of all the three ready made playmates are always on hand to share an adventure whether it be in the well equipped playroom or in the large walled children’s garden. Parents can rest assured that the 14ft trampoline, ride-ons, sandpit, small pool, climbing frames and swings are always very popular with the many ‘friends’ that their little ones will meet on their holiday.

The guest rooms share access to the elegant dining room, playroom, gardens and large salon with its comfy sofas, open log fire and extensive DVD collection. Perfect for relaxing with a glass of wine from the complimentary bar when the little ones are safely tucked up in bed.

Five nights a week a delicious home cooked children’s supper and 3-course adult’s supper are provided, served in the beautiful wood panelled dining room which is within baby monitor range of all the rooms. Chateau de la Lanette is not just a great place to stay to explore the stunning Pyrenees but a sociable relaxing experience for both adults and little ones alike.


Accommodation Overview:

The Family Suite comprises of a large double room with an adjoining room for the children with 2 single beds (or cots) and a large ensuite with bath and shower.


PLEASE NOTE: Prices are based on a family of 4 (discounts of 50€ per infant i.e. child under 2 will be automatically applied when booking) staying 7 nights and include: daily continental breakfast, children's supper on 5 nights, adult's suppers on 5 nights, unlimited drinks fridge including boxed wines, beers, soft drinks, 1 night's babysitting. Shorter stays are available outside of peak season (June 30-Sept 14) when only 7+ night stays are permitted. Prices do not include bottled wines, champagne, and local taxes of 0.50 per night per adult.

Location Information

Set in the foothills of the French Pyrenees Chateau de La Lanette is a perfect year round location.

During the winter months, ski-ing and snowboarding are the biggest draw. There are five resorts within an hours drive catering for all levels of ski-ers. All the resorts have English speaking ski schools, sledging pistes, and a selection of cafes and restaurants. Back at base guests have access to a drying room, safe indoor boot and ski storage area and usually a homemade cake to help recharge their batteries! Its ideal for those taking tentative steps towards skiing holidays with tots in tow.

The region around La Lanette is also a stunning area to visit in the summer with many activities for all adventurers young and old!! Owners, Heather and Russell a=have experienced most attractions with their own brood and have created the following selection of family days out not to be missed:

1.Pyrenees Ho adventure park is just a 5 minute drive away. A great day out for all children from aged 3-adult, including climbing walls, zip wires, assault courses and giant toboggans.

2. A beautiful natural swimming lake with picnic area, cycle path, climbing frames, ice cream bar and beach area is just a 25 minute drive away.

3. A 20 minute drive takes you to the elegant Spa town of Luchon. Here you will find an outdoor pool, a cable car ride up the mountains, parks, crazy golf, tennis courts, giant trampolines, carousel, a tourist train and a huge choice of restaurants and shops.

4. Perfectly located for exploring the mountains, there are walks easily accessible for all levels and capabilities with little ones in tow. You will find lots of beautiful picnic areas, spots by the lakes and rivers to throw in stones and paddle. Backpacks and cool bags can be provided.

5. There is a safe cycle path which runs along the side of the River Garonne and takes in some breathtaking views, perfect for those budding little ‘Tour De France’ wannabees!! Two adults bikes with toddler seat can be provided.

6. Various castles, historical buildings, museum’s and parks are all within easy reach of Chateau de la Lanette.

Plus, for those happy to travel a little further afield, then the coastal resorts of Biarritz and Narbonne are a 2 hour drive away

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Arrivals and Departures

Check-in time: 16:00

Check-out time: 10:00

Payment

Reservation Deposit: 30%

Balance: 0 days prior to arrival

Arrivals and Departures

Check-in time: 16:00

Check-out time: 10:00

Payment

Reservation Deposit: 30%

Balance: 0 days prior to arrival

Pricing Notes

Prices based on family of 4 & do not include bottled wines, champagnes & local taxes of 0.50€ pp per night. A 50€ per infant (under 2) discount will apply to 7+nt stays.

Rates

2 Oct - 23 Dec 2016 : €1895 /week24 Dec - 31 Dec 2016 : €2500 /week1 Jan - 4 Jan 2017 : €2400 /week5 Jan - 12 Feb 2017 : €1895 /week13 Feb - 1 Mar 2017 : €2500 /week2 Mar - 20 May 2017 : €1895 /week21 May - 30 Jun 2017 : €2200 /week1 Jul - 1 Sep 2017 : €2500 /week2 Sep - 1 Oct 2017 : €2200 /week2 Oct - 23 Dec 2017 : €1895 /week24 Dec - 31 Dec 2017 : €2500 /week2 Oct - 23 Dec 2016 : £1895 /week24 Dec - 31 Dec 2016 : £2500 /week1 Jan - 4 Jan 2017 : £2400 /week5 Jan - 12 Feb 2017 : £1895 /week13 Feb - 1 Mar 2017 : £2500 /week2 Mar - 20 May 2017 : £1895 /week21 May - 30 Jun 2017 : £2200 /week1 Jul - 1 Sep 2017 : £2500 /week2 Sep - 1 Oct 2017 : £2200 /week2 Oct - 23 Dec 2017 : £1895 /week24 Dec - 31 Dec 2017 : £2500 /week

Arrivals and Departures

Check-in time: 16:00

Check-out time: 10:00

Payment

Reservation Deposit: 30%

Balance: 0 days prior to arrival

Pricing Notes

Prices based on family of 4 & do not include bottled wines, champagnes & local taxes of 0.50€ pp per night. A 50€ per infant (under 2) discount will apply to 7+nt stays.

Who owns this place?

We are Russell, Heather who along with our 3 young sons Louis, Henry and Hugo run Chateau de la Lanette.
We arrived in the Pyrenees in 2006 with an 18 month old Louis in tow to a house that neede some serious TLC! Fortunately Russ had the vision to see how it could be. After lots of blood, sweat and many tears ( mainly by me!) we opened our doors in 2008.
Our aim, to provide a a haven for parents wishing to enjoy the beauty of the area whilst keeping their little ones happy and occupied. Having 3 children ourselves we know the importance of being 'child friendly' and we feel we go the extra mile to help everyone have a fun filled and relaxing holiday.
After all in my opinion Happy Children means Happy Parents.

What do they love about it?

In 2005 we were given the opportunity to restore some life into this beautiful Chateau. Russ's passion for a project, desire to be in the mountains and try something new led us here to the Pyrenees.
It was never our sole intention to aim our business at families but as 3 became 4 then 5 it seemed a natural progression. Our guests keep telling us we have a winning formula so we decided to build on that.
The atmosphere at the Chateau is always a warm friendly one and we hope you will go away having made new friends over relaxed sociable suppers. We ourselves have made many friends and are delighted to welcome people back year after year.
Most importantly is that the children feel safe and happy here, and with instant playmates, toys and games galore and an area with so much to see and do we feel we have a winning combination.

What do the kids love about it?

My middle son Henry recently described the large indoor playroom as 'kids heaven' It has all the toys, games, books, and dressing up outfits you will ever need. Combine that with a flatscreen TV receiving English channels (yes CBeebies) and a vast selection of DVD's its a winning combination!
This seasons 'popcorn and movie nights' have proved really popular.
If your child prefers the outdoors then our huge walled childrens' garden is on hand! We have a 14ft trampoline with safety net, swings, slides, sandpits, ride ons etc etc.
We also have a small above ground swimming pool and large garden area for playing football, chase or whatever takes your fancy!!
Best of all we have 3 playmates always on hand to play with, share jokes over childrens supper and explore the gardens with.
Welcome to Chateau de la Lanette!!

Fast Facts

A large suite comprising of two bedrooms (double & twin) and bathroom with bath tub and shower. Space for 1 cot, or two with twin beds unused.

Airport under 2 hours drive

Both Pau and Toulouse Airports are within 90mins drive, whilst Lourdes and Carcassonne airports are with 2hrs.

Any Pool

A 10metre heated outdoor pool is available May-Sept annually.

Indoor Play Area

An excellent well-equipped play room is provided for mini guests

Babysitting

The owners are happy to provide a babysitting on request

Nursery Gear (additional)

Equipment provide includes: 2xwooden cots, 2 x travel cots (please set preference when booking), 2x highchairs, 1xbaby bath, 1xsteriliser, potties, trainer toilet seats, nappy bins, baby swing chair, play mat, 1xchanging mat, 2xbouncer chair, 2xbed guards, baby monitors and plastic crocker and cutlery. Plus 3-wheel stroller, toddler back pack and baby sling available on request. Laundry service on request. Pre arrival baby shopping available, to include food, nappies, wipes etc.

Indoor Toys / Games Room

A great collection of toys and books is provided for all ages from birth upwards.

Outdoor Toys

The chateau has extensive walled gardens and a huge haul of outdoor adventure play gear from swings and slides, to ride-ons, a 14ft trampoline (with netting) plus small sets of skis and sledges for winter fun! Also, 2 adult bikes and one child seat /helmet available.

Visiting Spa Therapist

After ski sports massages can be arranged on request in season.

Onsite Restaurant

Daily breakfasts served and nutrionally balanced childrens suppers prepared 5 nights a week at 5.30ish. Sociable adults suppers with wine served 5 nights week at 8.00 (baby monitors provided!)

Wifi / Cable Internet Access

WiFi is available.

Ski

There are two good family ski resorts within 20 mins drive. Both with ESF ski schools with English speaking instuctors. La Lanette's owners will happily pre-book lessons in advance for you. Large selection of sledges and small skis available to borrow. Well stocked ski hire shop just 5 mins away.

2+ Cots and Highchairs

Up to two cots can be provided, although a bed would have to be removed from twin room for a second cot.

Reviews

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  • The whole family at Chateau La Lanette made us feel so welcome and nothing was too much trouble. The pool and play areas are wonderful and the scenery is stunning.Review dated 06/10/2013

  • Heather and Russell have a great balance between superb service and a personal touch. My family had a fantastic time. There were too many positive things to list. I would recommend you try them for yourself. You will not regret it.Review dated 19/08/2013

  • What a wonderful, laid-back, family-friendly holiday in a beautifully restored chateau. Heather and Russel have thought of everything for families, with a play-room, toy-filled garden, splash pool, early tea for children and delicious evening meals for adults with the children in bed just upstairs (monitors provided). There is even a guest kitchen with fridge for your picnic food and plastic plates, cool bags etc to take out with you for picnic lunches. It felt more like staying with friends than a hotel.Review dated 28/08/2012

  • We wish we had booked longer than 3 nights.Review dated 01/07/2012

  • We have just had a wonderful holiday with our 2 1/4 year old and 5 month old at Chateau de la Lanette. The Chateau is beautiful and so well set up for babies and toddlers. I've never packed so lightly to go on holiday! They really do have everything you need. Heather and Russell are wonderful hosts and their 3 boys are very sociable and really good fun. They shared all their super toys, brilliantly; a whole play room and garden full of things to keep an active toddler very happy! Heather and Russell are exceptionally welcoming, friendly, relaxed and they have a great and invaluable knowledge of the local area. They suggested lots of interesting days out for us, tailored to our needs. Heather's cooking is delicious. Amazing flavours and presentation, comparable to many fine dining and 5* hotels we've stayed at (we are foodies!). My husband also very much enjoyed a couple of the fine wines that Russell keeps in his cellar. We ha ...Review dated 08/05/2012

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  • Heather, Russel and their boys are fabulous hosts! The boys share their toys and played beautifully with our 21month old daughter. Heather is a fabulous cook - our fussy daughter ate everything Heather gave her, and we certainly gained a few pounds with her 3 course adult meals (once our daughter was in bed). Heather was a fountain of knowledge and suggestions of things to do in the area - beautiful walks, lakes and waterfalls - lovely outdoor pools etc. Based on what we thought of each day she would suggest other things we might like! If you like getting out an about it's the place to go.Review dated 16/09/2011

  • Chateau de la Lanette is a beautifully restored property in the French Pyrenees that caters exceptionally well to families with young children. The owners, Russ and Heather, are incredibly friendly and helpful, and provided picnic equipment to compliment the day out recommendations! All the rooms are generously sized and well furnished, and all the equipment you could need is avaialble (high chairs, monitors, toys etc). The area is stunning, with lakes and mountains, and there is oplenty to do with small children. A final word: there are lots of lovely restaurants nearby, but the food cooked by Heather inhouse is second to none!Review dated 30/08/2011

  • We were make extremely welcome and were really well looked after. Excellent facilities for the children and fantastic food for us.Review dated 20/09/2010

  • We stayed in Chateau de La Lanette for six nights in August this year. We had a wonderful time, the kids were happy playing with Louis and Henry, we were very well looked after by Heather and Russell; nothing was ever too much trouble. We spent our evenings enjoying Heather's delicious meals and desserts (pear tarte tatin 10/10) and chatting amongst friends. The accommodation is first class and finished to a very high standard, spacious enough for all four of us. Heather's recommendations of local attractions were always spot on and there was plenty to see and do for the kids. We will be back and are considering a skiing holiday. A huge thank you to Heather, Russell and the boys for a great holiday!Review dated 03/11/2009

  • I would highly recommend Chateau de La Lanette to anyone travelling with small children. Heather and Russel are fantastic hosts they cannot do enough for you, nothing is a problem. The food is excellent and the nursery teas worked a treat, Heather asked what the children liked and planned accordingly. The house and garden are perfect for the children and Louis and Henry are great playmates. We loved it!Review dated 03/11/2009

  • This B&B was a great find. We stayed 2 nights with our baby daughter and it was incredibly relaxing. Heather and Russell were so welcoming and took care of everything we needed. It is definitely worth staying in for dinner, as we did both nights,as not only was the food delicious, but it was so lovely to be able to unwind with the monitor on and the baby safely in bed. It is just not something you can do in a hotel.The chateau itself is beautiful and feels very luxurious, especially considering the very reasonable price. The spacious room (Chambre St Julien)we had was a far cry from the cramped hotel room we stayed in later in the holiday.The garden has everything a child would want and our daughter loved playing with the other children there.I cannot recommend this place highly enough, we had a wonderful time!Review dated 03/11/2009

  • What a fantastic family holiday! We stayed at La Lanette for 9 nights in September 09 with our 21 month old son. The Chateau is absolutely beautiful and the rooms really luxurious but what really made our stay special was the warm welcome and hospitality shown by Russell, Heather and their two little boys. Nothing was too much trouble for them and they seem to have thought of everything to make life easier for travelling parents. Our son was in paradise - a huge garden with big trampoline, climbing frames, sandpit, ride-on toys (plus two keen playmates); goats and donkeys to feed just down the road; rivers to throw stones into...etc. etc. And plenty for the adults too - it is a stunning rural location with fantastic cycling & walking opportunities; even just hanging out on the terrace in the autumn sunshine watching the kids playing was a real treat. Heather and Russell offer baby sitting on request but actually we chose to eat dinner a ...Review dated 03/11/2009
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  • We stayed in Chateau de La Lanette for six nights in August this year. We had a wonderful time, the kids were happy playing with Louis and Henry, we were very well looked after by Heather and Russell; nothing was ever too much trouble. We spent our evenings enjoying Heather's delicious meals and desserts (pear tarte tatin 10/10) and chatting amongst friends. The accommodation is first class and finished to a very high standard, spacious enough for all four of us. Heather's recommendations of local attractions were always spot on and there was plenty to see and do for the kids. We will be back and are considering a skiing holiday. A huge thank you to Heather, Russell and the boys for a great holiday!Review dated 03/11/2009

  • I would highly recommend Chateau de La Lanette to anyone travelling with small children. Heather and Russel are fantastic hosts they cannot do enough for you, nothing is a problem. The food is excellent and the nursery teas worked a treat, Heather asked what the children liked and planned accordingly. The house and garden are perfect for the children and Louis and Henry are great playmates. We loved it!Review dated 03/11/2009

  • This B&B was a great find. We stayed 2 nights with our baby daughter and it was incredibly relaxing. Heather and Russell were so welcoming and took care of everything we needed. It is definitely worth staying in for dinner, as we did both nights,as not only was the food delicious, but it was so lovely to be able to unwind with the monitor on and the baby safely in bed. It is just not something you can do in a hotel.The chateau itself is beautiful and feels very luxurious, especially considering the very reasonable price. The spacious room (Chambre St Julien)we had was a far cry from the cramped hotel room we stayed in later in the holiday.The garden has everything a child would want and our daughter loved playing with the other children there.I cannot recommend this place highly enough, we had a wonderful time!Review dated 03/11/2009

  • What a fantastic family holiday! We stayed at La Lanette for 9 nights in September 09 with our 21 month old son. The Chateau is absolutely beautiful and the rooms really luxurious but what really made our stay special was the warm welcome and hospitality shown by Russell, Heather and their two little boys. Nothing was too much trouble for them and they seem to have thought of everything to make life easier for travelling parents. Our son was in paradise - a huge garden with big trampoline, climbing frames, sandpit, ride-on toys (plus two keen playmates); goats and donkeys to feed just down the road; rivers to throw stones into...etc. etc. And plenty for the adults too - it is a stunning rural location with fantastic cycling & walking opportunities; even just hanging out on the terrace in the autumn sunshine watching the kids playing was a real treat. Heather and Russell offer baby sitting on request but actually we chose to eat dinner a ...Review dated 03/11/2009
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The whole family at Chateau La Lanette made us feel so welcome and nothing was too much trouble. The pool and play areas are wonderful and the scenery is stunning.

Heather and Russell have a great balance between superb service and a personal touch. My family had a fantastic time. There were too many positive things to list. I would recommend you try them for yourself. You will not regret it.

What a wonderful, laid-back, family-friendly holiday in a beautifully restored chateau. Heather and Russel have thought of everything for families, with a play-room, toy-filled garden, splash pool, early tea for children and delicious evening meals for adults with the children in bed just upstairs (monitors provided). There is even a guest kitchen with fridge for your picnic food and plastic plates, cool bags etc to take out with you for picnic lunches. It felt more like staying with friends than a hotel.

We wish we had booked longer than 3 nights.

We have just had a wonderful holiday with our 2 1/4 year old and 5 month old at Chateau de la Lanette. The Chateau is beautiful and so well set up for babies and toddlers. I've never packed so lightly to go on holiday! They really do have everything you need. Heather and Russell are wonderful hosts and their 3 boys are very sociable and really good fun. They shared all their super toys, brilliantly; a whole play room and garden full of things to keep an active toddler very happy! Heather and Russell are exceptionally welcoming, friendly, relaxed and they have a great and invaluable knowledge of the local area. They suggested lots of interesting days out for us, tailored to our needs. Heather's cooking is delicious. Amazing flavours and presentation, comparable to many fine dining and 5* hotels we've stayed at (we are foodies!). My husband also very much enjoyed a couple of the fine wines that Russell keeps in his cellar. We had a super time and I cannot recommend Chateau de la Lanette and Heather and Russell highly enough. We will definitely be returning.

Heather, Russel and their boys are fabulous hosts! The boys share their toys and played beautifully with our 21month old daughter. Heather is a fabulous cook - our fussy daughter ate everything Heather gave her, and we certainly gained a few pounds with her 3 course adult meals (once our daughter was in bed). Heather was a fountain of knowledge and suggestions of things to do in the area - beautiful walks, lakes and waterfalls - lovely outdoor pools etc. Based on what we thought of each day she would suggest other things we might like! If you like getting out an about it's the place to go.

Chateau de la Lanette is a beautifully restored property in the French Pyrenees that caters exceptionally well to families with young children. The owners, Russ and Heather, are incredibly friendly and helpful, and provided picnic equipment to compliment the day out recommendations! All the rooms are generously sized and well furnished, and all the equipment you could need is avaialble (high chairs, monitors, toys etc). The area is stunning, with lakes and mountains, and there is oplenty to do with small children. A final word: there are lots of lovely restaurants nearby, but the food cooked by Heather inhouse is second to none!

We were make extremely welcome and were really well looked after. Excellent facilities for the children and fantastic food for us.

We stayed in Chateau de La Lanette for six nights in August this year. We had a wonderful time, the kids were happy playing with Louis and Henry, we were very well looked after by Heather and Russell; nothing was ever too much trouble. We spent our evenings enjoying Heather's delicious meals and desserts (pear tarte tatin 10/10) and chatting amongst friends. The accommodation is first class and finished to a very high standard, spacious enough for all four of us. Heather's recommendations of local attractions were always spot on and there was plenty to see and do for the kids. We will be back and are considering a skiing holiday. A huge thank you to Heather, Russell and the boys for a great holiday!

I would highly recommend Chateau de La Lanette to anyone travelling with small children. Heather and Russel are fantastic hosts they cannot do enough for you, nothing is a problem. The food is excellent and the nursery teas worked a treat, Heather asked what the children liked and planned accordingly. The house and garden are perfect for the children and Louis and Henry are great playmates. We loved it!

This B&B was a great find. We stayed 2 nights with our baby daughter and it was incredibly relaxing. Heather and Russell were so welcoming and took care of everything we needed. It is definitely worth staying in for dinner, as we did both nights,as not only was the food delicious, but it was so lovely to be able to unwind with the monitor on and the baby safely in bed. It is just not something you can do in a hotel.The chateau itself is beautiful and feels very luxurious, especially considering the very reasonable price. The spacious room (Chambre St Julien)we had was a far cry from the cramped hotel room we stayed in later in the holiday.The garden has everything a child would want and our daughter loved playing with the other children there.I cannot recommend this place highly enough, we had a wonderful time!

What a fantastic family holiday! We stayed at La Lanette for 9 nights in September 09 with our 21 month old son. The Chateau is absolutely beautiful and the rooms really luxurious but what really made our stay special was the warm welcome and hospitality shown by Russell, Heather and their two little boys. Nothing was too much trouble for them and they seem to have thought of everything to make life easier for travelling parents. Our son was in paradise - a huge garden with big trampoline, climbing frames, sandpit, ride-on toys (plus two keen playmates); goats and donkeys to feed just down the road; rivers to throw stones into...etc. etc. And plenty for the adults too - it is a stunning rural location with fantastic cycling & walking opportunities; even just hanging out on the terrace in the autumn sunshine watching the kids playing was a real treat. Heather and Russell offer baby sitting on request but actually we chose to eat dinner at the chateau most nights which meant we could relax over Heather's fantastic food in the dining room within easy range of the baby monitor (provided). All-in-all, highly recommended!

We stayed in Chateau de La Lanette for six nights in August this year. We had a wonderful time, the kids were happy playing with Louis and Henry, we were very well looked after by Heather and Russell; nothing was ever too much trouble. We spent our evenings enjoying Heather's delicious meals and desserts (pear tarte tatin 10/10) and chatting amongst friends. The accommodation is first class and finished to a very high standard, spacious enough for all four of us. Heather's recommendations of local attractions were always spot on and there was plenty to see and do for the kids. We will be back and are considering a skiing holiday. A huge thank you to Heather, Russell and the boys for a great holiday!

I would highly recommend Chateau de La Lanette to anyone travelling with small children. Heather and Russel are fantastic hosts they cannot do enough for you, nothing is a problem. The food is excellent and the nursery teas worked a treat, Heather asked what the children liked and planned accordingly. The house and garden are perfect for the children and Louis and Henry are great playmates. We loved it!

This B&B was a great find. We stayed 2 nights with our baby daughter and it was incredibly relaxing. Heather and Russell were so welcoming and took care of everything we needed. It is definitely worth staying in for dinner, as we did both nights,as not only was the food delicious, but it was so lovely to be able to unwind with the monitor on and the baby safely in bed. It is just not something you can do in a hotel.The chateau itself is beautiful and feels very luxurious, especially considering the very reasonable price. The spacious room (Chambre St Julien)we had was a far cry from the cramped hotel room we stayed in later in the holiday.The garden has everything a child would want and our daughter loved playing with the other children there.I cannot recommend this place highly enough, we had a wonderful time!

What a fantastic family holiday! We stayed at La Lanette for 9 nights in September 09 with our 21 month old son. The Chateau is absolutely beautiful and the rooms really luxurious but what really made our stay special was the warm welcome and hospitality shown by Russell, Heather and their two little boys. Nothing was too much trouble for them and they seem to have thought of everything to make life easier for travelling parents. Our son was in paradise - a huge garden with big trampoline, climbing frames, sandpit, ride-on toys (plus two keen playmates); goats and donkeys to feed just down the road; rivers to throw stones into...etc. etc. And plenty for the adults too - it is a stunning rural location with fantastic cycling & walking opportunities; even just hanging out on the terrace in the autumn sunshine watching the kids playing was a real treat. Heather and Russell offer baby sitting on request but actually we chose to eat dinner at the chateau most nights which meant we could relax over Heather's fantastic food in the dining room within easy range of the baby monitor (provided). All-in-all, highly recommended!

Parent Rated*

5/5
  • Overall Experience
  • Child-Friendliness
  • Location
  • Hospitality / Welcome
  • Interiors

*Ratings by verified BFB guests who stayed here with young children.
Rated by 10 guests.



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