Deauville is often referred to as the Queen of the Normandy coast or ‘Paris-sur-Mer’. Notable for its Belle Epoque hotels, casino and racecourse, it has been a playground for the rich and famous since the mid Nineteenth Century. The best places to stay in Deauville offer the tourist the ideal base to explore the delights of this fashionable resort.
But it is not all about gambling and golf - the American Film Festival was instituted in 1975. In 2011 Deauville hosted the G8 Summit. The ‘Promenade de Planches’ which was constructed in 1923 offers idyllic seafront walks. One may stroll around the boutiques of the Place Mornay - Coco Chanel opened her first shop here. While staying in the town Proust wrote his classic ‘A la recherche du temps perdu’. Deauville has been the set for countless films. Lord Lucan was famously screen tested for the role of James Bond here! There is horse racing throughout the year…
Deauville is very easily accessible by train, plane or automobile and our pick of the best places to stay are ideal for exploring this charming seaside spot.
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A newly renovated traditional house now a glamourous boutique with original elements. Rooms feature antique furniture, romantic drapes, and large bathrooms. Manicured gardens and a terrace. A charming stay for a seaside weekend.
Huge rooms and family suites with private balconies and sea views. This ultimate sea side hotel is practically on the beach. Contemporary interiors with lots of exposed wood and funky wall pictures. Excellent value for money, and great for families or groups.
An elegant grand hotel within Norman manors. Contemporary rooms have stone floors, soft colour schemes and big bathrooms. Indoor pool, spa and sauna. Cinema room, tennis court and extensive gardens with terrace. Fantastic cuisine in elegant dining room. Tasteful, quiet and pretty.