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Fontainbleau is famous for its forest and grand Palace, which was once home to the Kings and Queens of France. Originally a royal hunting lodge the Palace itself was extended by successive monarchs and has witnessed many historic events; the 1685 Edict of Fontainbleu, the 1762 Treaty of Fontainbleau. In 1814 Napoleon bid farewell to his ‘old guard’ in the White Horse Courtyard - now the ‘Courtyard of Goodbyes’. The surrounding forest is as popular as the historic palace, and as a National park it's a favorite with hikers, horse riders and climbers. Fontainebleau is currently home to the elite and world renowned INSEAD business school and several important French institutes.The best places to stay in Fontainbleau provide an ideal base for exploring this beautiful piece of French heritage.

The best places to stay in Fontainebleau

For Chateau Elegance

  • Chateau de Bourron is an uber smart six bedroomed hotel set in beautiful manicured gardens and featuring original furniture, marble and parque, plus gourmet restaurant, and tennis court on site.There's a nearby golf course and all the attractions of the local area. An ideal spot for a romantic break.

Slightly further afield

  • Just 24km from Fontainebleau, Chateau d'Augerville offers the perfect pad for a country escape. Set amid rolling parkland, indulge yourself in the spa, or practise your swing on thegolf course. Followed of course by a gourmet dinner in a beautiful panelled dining room.

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  • Chateau d'Augerville

    Fontainebleau (Augerville-la-Riviere)

    A beautiful French chateau set in rolling parkland. It's rooms exude a simple elegance, optimising space and comfort. Its majestic golf course is a distinguished feature and is regarded as one of the most beautiful in France. The perfect place for a relaxing country escape.

    40 rooms from $151
    Country Escape  -  The ideal country getaway, with expansive landscaped gardens and grounds, bordering the Regional Park of G√Ętinais.
    Total relaxation  -  Unwind in style with pamperingly plush suites, massage treatments, hammam, sauna and indulgent cuisine.
    Great walks  -  Make the most of your stunning surrounds and head off for a walk around the grounds.
  • Chateau de Bourron

    Fontainebleau (Bourron-Marlotte)

    Regal chateau in manicured gardens. Elegant rooms have tapestries, original Versailles parquet and period furniture; bathrooms in pale marble. Tennis court, children's play area and extensive gardens. Gourmet French menu served in the chateau cellar restaurant. Historic, special and romantic.

    6 rooms from $223
    Country Escape  -  Eighty acres of gardens surround, whilst the grounds are dotted with box topiary; sumptous fabrics and furniture indoors
    Great walks  -  Hotel's 42-acre park and walled forest of Fontainebleau
    Sights nearby  -  Fontainebleau castle
    Four poster beds  -  For romantics.
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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