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Famed for its world-class wine, delectable food and imposing châteaux, the Dordogne needs little introduction. This region will delight keen foodies, history buffs and active explorers alike, making it a superb choice for a trip with family and friends — or a relaxed couples’ escape. There’s a tremendous choice of accommodation options, including everything from farmhouse B&Bs to luxurious châteaux conversions. Whether you’re eager to hide away in the countryside or to experience the buzz of the region’s towns, our pick of the best places to stay in the Dordogne has it all. Those lucky enough to spend a couple of weeks in the area might consider dividing their time between a tranquil rural manor house and a busier town centre hotel, to enjoy the best of both worlds.

For a lively atmosphere, consider Bergerac or Périgueux, both of which fuse a fascinating history with bustling markets, chic bars and hip restaurants. Riverside Domme is another favourite of ours, offering cultural sites as well as outdoor activities aplenty. Brantôme, perched on the banks of the Dronne, has been dubbed ‘The Venice of the Périgord’, and is characterised by striking medieval bridges and a well-preserved old town. It’s a wonderful choice for a more low-key escape. If you’re looking to discover the pre-historic cave art of the Vézère Valley — including legendary Lascaux — Les Eyzies and Montignac will be ideal.

Foodies, on the other hand, can gather truffles in the area around Sarlat, which also hosts one of the Dordogne’s largest Saturday markets, and savour foie gras, porcini mushrooms and more at family-owned cafés and eateries. Many of the best places to stay in the Dordogne boast fantastic restaurants of their own, with changing menus reflecting top seasonal ingredients.

The Best Places to Stay in the Dordogne

FOR a CHÂTEAU ESCAPE

  • Château des Vigiers is a vast 16th-century castle with 75 rooms and expansive grounds near Bergerac. Play a round at each of the nine-hole golf courses, challenge your family to a tennis tournament, cool off in the pool or enjoy rejuvenating spa treatments. The Michelin-starred restaurant is superb. A luxurious pick for active travellers of all ages.
  • Château les Merles has a gourmet restaurant, an outdoor pool and a nine-hole golf course. Book one of 15 indulgent rooms or choose one of three villas — two of which have private pools — for a fun family or group trip. Interiors are chic and contemporary. Expect lots of activities and a picturesque setting just east of Bergerac.
  • Château de Lalande is a charming property to the west of Périgueux. Rooms and suites feature bold floral wallpapers, parquet flooring and antique furnishings, whilst guests share access to a relaxing swimming pool and leafy grounds. The gourmet restaurant is a highlight, making this an especially good choice for keen foodies and romantic couples eager to escape to the countryside.
  • Château Le Mas de Montet sits within 130 acres of grounds and ancient woodland, perfect for outdoorsy visitors. Book one of ten rooms and suites — most of which have fourposter beds — to unwind amidst antiques pieces and sumptuous textiles. Delicious dinners are served in the elegant dining room, there's a great pool and the team can arrange kayaking, cycling and horse riding excursions.

FOR FOODIES

  • Les Glycines is a beautiful 25-room hotel housed in a former coaching inn. Expect chic rooms and suites with expansive views, a sumptuous spa and a Michelin-starred restaurant. Chef Pascal Lombard sources local produce — black Périgord truffles, garden-grown fruit and vegetables, lamb from nearby farms and caviar from Les Eyzies — to create bold, inventive dishes at Le 1862. For foodies or romantic couples.
  • Le Moulin du Roc is a beautiful converted mill with romantic rooms, a swimming pool and tennis courts set within striking gardens in Domme. Foodies will adore the Michelin-starred restaurant, where Chef Alain Gardillou crafts delectable dishes: think black Périgord truffle tagliatelle with seared foie gras or rabbit stuffed with black garlic. Fabulous.
  • Le Vieux Logis offers spectacular cuisine, served in the shade of the garden's lime trees. Chef Vincent Arnould's long-standing relationships with local producers ensure that you'll be savouring only the best truffles, foie gras, duck, porcini mushrooms and walnut oil. A feast for the senses. The 23 lavish rooms and suites are also superb.

FOR FAMILIES or Groups

  • La Ferme Lamy is a 12-room stone and terracotta farmhouse conversion with whitewashed walls and stone floors. The wonderful terraced garden features a large swimming pool. Extra beds can be added to mezzanine rooms for little ones. There's a relaxed terrace restaurant and a friendly feel. Ideal for laid-back families or groups, close to Les Eyzies.
  • Domaine du Val d'Atur has undergone an impressive 2022 renovation. Superb rooms and suites await families or groups in a lovely country house just a mile from town. Pick this place for the swimming pool, verdant gardens and proximity to Périgueux. A delightful spot with an excellent eatery and wonderful events options.
  • La Belle Plane is appealingly close to Sarlat — accessed along a shady footpath — yet offers a wonderful sense of calm due to its generous 2.5-acre hillside garden. A former winery, the 19th-century building has undergone a sensitive restoration. Families will appreciate the space for extra beds, the friendly welcome and the ample grounds for little ones to play in. Hike, cycle, swim in the pool or use the nearby tennis courts.
  • Le Chatenet has been lovingly transformed from private manor house to family-run hotel. The six hectares of gorgeous grounds offer a swimming pool, dovecote and tennis courts. Classic rooms have floral wallpapers and beamed wooden ceilings; there's also a cosy cottage for extra privacy. A family favourite, close to Brantôme.
  • Le Manoir de Beauregard offers three B&B rooms as well as two stand-alone gîtes. Ideal for groups, the cottage sleeps up to four guests, whilst the restored barn has space for six. Expect cosy, classic whitewashed interiors, fully equipped kitchens and pretty, ivy-clad exteriors. Shared access to the pool and grounds will be a hit with the little ones.

For Couples

  • Hotel de Bouilhac is an enchanting 17th-century hôtel particulier, set close to the Grotte de Lascaux. Pick this place for its 10 beautiful suites, chic gourmet restaurant and proximity to one of the area's key sights. Charming and romantic.
  • L'Ombrière is a beautiful B&B set in an 18th-century residence near Sarlat. The four romantic guestrooms have beamed ceilings, soothing cream colour palettes with antique wooden furnishings, and Dordogne Valley views. Breakfasts feature organic produce from local suppliers and homemade bread or cakes, served either on the terrace or in the wood-pannelled dining room. A delight for couples.
  • Le Prieuré has five rooms and three self-catering gîtes in the medieval village of Cieurac, close to Soulliac. Book a romantic gîte for absolute privacy, and cook up BBQ dinners after days of exploring on foot, by bicycle or by kayak. For laid-back couples.
  • Château de Maraval sits within four acres of landscaped grounds outside Domme. Period exteriors give way to modernist design in four guestrooms. An adults-only hideaway with an elegant swimming pool, spa and fitness centre. Hot air balloon trips come highly recommended! Rural bliss.
  • Château de Villars is a restful, adults-only escape with five guestrooms set in nine acres of fields and gardens. Highlight include the intimate, home-from-home feel, the refreshing swimming pool and the popular table d'hôtes. For relaxed couples.

FOR GREAT VALUE

  • La Guérinière promises simple, affordable stays in a characterful country house dating back to the 18th Century. The residence has five rooms — some with space for families — as well as an outdoor pool, table tennis and verdant grounds. A further two gîtes are ideal for families or groups. Breakfasts are also available.
  • Hostellerie les Griffons is a charming 17th-century mansion perched on the banks of the Dronne River. Families, couples and groups will love the striking location, the lush gardens, outdoor pool and buzzy restaurant. A simple & well-priced choice, perfect for exploring the village of Bourdeilles.
  • L’Esplanade is a family-run inn with expansive Dordogne views from the upper floors. Set on the village ramparts, this top family or couples' hotel has a gourmet eatery and classic interiors with pops of royal blue and yellow. A well-located spot in Domme.

FOR AN APARTMENT OR HOLIDAY VILLA

  • If you'd prefer a self-catering option, we suggest that you visit our online partner Booking.com.

TRAVEL INFORMATION

  • Fly to Bergerac Dordogne Périgord Airport, to Bordeaux-Merignac Airport, or to Brive-Souillac Airport. Eurostar from London St. Pancras to Périgueux, via Paris and Limoges, is another great option. Continue to your destination by road or rail.
  • The Dordogne is wonderful for a road trip! Contact our online partner Rentalcars if you would like to hire a car.
  • Expect a mild climate, with cool winters and warm, sunny summers. Travel between April and October for balmy weather (with temperatures peaking around 28°C in July and August) and pleasant evenings. Truffle enthusiasts should look to visit between December and March.

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Best Hotels in Dordogne

  • Domaine du Val d'Atur Périgueux (24750 Atur) 5 rooms from £56

    Total relaxation  -  After a day of exploring Perigueux, why not unwind in the sun by the pool with a chilled glass of wine in hand?
    Great walks  -  An endless horizon of gardens and landscape surrounding her, ideal for getting lost in.
    Sights nearby  -  The Vesunna Gallo-Roman Musuem is worth seeing, a near-perfectly restored Roman villa.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
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    A renovated country house standing amongst beautiful gardens. The interiors stand in direct contrast with the historic setting, expect clean, modern and minimalist. The rooms offer fabulous views. A tranquil spot to explore Perigeuex and the surrounding region from. See More

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  • L'Auberge de L'etang Bleu Vieux-Mareuil, Dordogne 11 rooms from £61

    Secluded setting  -  For escaping.
    Traditional
    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    RestaurantPet friendly
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A simple countryside house with French charm. Cosy rustic reception rooms with fireplaces, wooden beams and stone walls. Simply decorated bedrooms with attached bathrooms. An understated country escape in the surrounds of woodlands. See More

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  • 52 Eymet Eymet 5 rooms from £65

    Local exploring  -  Eymet is a charming historical town and well placed to access the sights of Dordogne.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the Château de Bridoire a French castle located in the commune of Ribagnac.
    Great walks  -  Wander through the historic streets of Eymet and admire the timber houses.
    Full of character
    ParkingNo pets

    A charming guesthouse in the pretty town of Eymet. Rooms are traditional and cosy, yet unfussy, with white washed walls, wooden floors and cast iron beds. Indulgent breakfasts are served and there's a quaint courtyard to enjoy on summer days. A quintessentially French stay. See More

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  • Hotel Meysset Sarlat 30 rooms from £65

    Local exploring  -  Well placed in a scenic spot in the heart of Dordogne with numerous historical sites and villages in the region
    Great walks  -  Take long walks straight from the property through the valleys
    Sights nearby  -  Make a trip to see the famous Lascaux Caves
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
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    A quaint rural hotel boasting a spectacular location in the heart of historic Dordogne. Rustic exteriors open on to bright fresh interiors with fresh contemporary rooms offering a luxurious nights sleep. The restaurant, complete with terrace dining, serves superb regional dishes. A charming stay. See More

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  • Hostellerie les Griffons Bourdeilles 10 rooms from £76

    Families  -  Larger rooms for families, swimming pool, walking trails, wonders of the river and mountain biking
    Great walks  -  The hotel can advise on the routes of surrounding countryside
    Sights nearby  -  Brantome and its Benedectine Abbey
    Kayaking  -  Available locally.
    RestaurantSwimming PoolPet friendly
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A glorious hotel set in a 17th century country house on the river, with spectacular views. Cosy rooms have exposed beams, wooden floors and rustic charm. Gourmet cuisine from the restaurant, outdoor pool, gardens, and large sitting room. Romantic, gourmet, and family friendly. See More

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  • Maison de Marquay Marquay, Dordogne 5 rooms from £69

    Value chic  -  Exceptional value - the super chic rooms start from just €80 per night B&B.
    Kayaking  -  Local canoeing trips on offer
    Local markets  -  Visit the daily local market
    Sights nearby  -  The medieval town of Sarlat
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    Charming guest house not far from Sarlat-la-Canéda with an outdoor swimming pool, peaceful shaded garden and gastronomic restaurant. Beautifully stylish interiors feature sisal flooring, Persian rugs, antique pieces and contemporary bedrooms in cool earthy tones. A great hideaway & excellent value. See More

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  • La Gueriniere Domme (Dordogne) 5 rooms from £69

    Local exploring  -  The property is ideally based for exploring the Dordogne
    Kayaking  -  Explore the river Dordogne by kayak
    Local markets  -  Visit the local market in Domme
    Tennis  -  Tennis Court on Site
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A classic 18th century country house in rural France in 25 acres of scenic parkland. The peaceful garden has an outdoor swimming pool, tennis court and terrace dining area. Bedrooms have hard wood floors and decorated in a farmhouse style. The small restaurant serves traditional French dishes. See More

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  • Château de La Combe Puyrenier, Dordogne 5 rooms from £69

    Romantic Break  -  Couples love the cosy rooms in this heritage hotel, as well as the romantic outdoor pool
    Families  -  The family suites and adapted pool are perfect for people travelling with children
    Country Escape  -  Leave your city stress behind at this serene country bolt-hole
    Great walks  -  Discover the delights of the Périgord countryside with a bucolic walk through the hotel's surrounding landscape
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    Recommended by  -  Chambres d’hôtes de Charme CHC

    This historic château is nestled in the unspoiled Périgord countryside. Rooms are simply dressed, with crisp white linens highlighting the rich, dark wood floors. Attic suites offer extra living space, ideal for families. Enjoy homecooked French cuisine at the table d’hôtes. A warm, welcoming hotel. See More

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  • La Maison des Peyrat Sarlat 10 rooms from £71

    Local exploring  -  Ideally positioned just a 10 minute walk from Sarlat town centre and with easy access to the region's main attractions.
    Sights nearby  -  Discover the fascinating prehistoric cave art in the Vézère Valley.
    Local markets  -  Sarlat’s food market is a must visit.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
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    A characterful old stone house set in secluded mature gardens just a short walk from Sarlat's town centre. Traditionally dressed rooms are decorated with soft hues, antiques and feature exposed stone walls. A well priced option to explore the region from. See More

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  • Les Charmes de Carlucet St Crepin Carlucet, Dordogne 4 rooms from £73

    Views  -  From the two luxury gites, local 11th century churches can be seen
    Sights nearby  -  Explore the Dordogne Valley, the Vezere Valley and the Lot Valley
    5* Luxury  -  The Beaux Reves is a 5* Gite with a private pool
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor heated pool
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Les Charmes de Carlucet is an estate not far from Sarlat-la-Canéda. It offers four simple and stylish B&B rooms in the main building, and two luxury self-catered private villas for a more intimate getaway, plus a large outdoor pool. A great base for exploring the area for all the family. See More

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  • La Barde 24200 Vitrac, Dordogne 5 rooms from £74

    Writing a novel  -  Overlooking the Dordogne river, perched amongst vineyards and woodland, this is a place perfect for finishing a novel.
    Sights nearby  -  The prehistoric cave paintings at Font de Gaume are well worth seeing and are only 30 minutes away by car.
    Great walks  -  Nestled in the countryside, there are lovely places to stroll.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
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    A charming guesthouse in the heart of the Dordogne and only 4km from Sarlat, offering traditional but quirky rooms. Interiors are traditional with rapiers and tapestries straddling the walls. Boasting an outdoor pool, library, ping-pong table and a BBQ. A perfect spot for a country retreat. See More

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  • Pauliac Chambres d'Hotes Ribérac, Dordogne 5 rooms from £74

    Cooking classes  -  Four and six day cookery courses on offer
    Art Classes  -  Four and six day art courses available
    Sights nearby  -  Explore the pretty towns and villages of the Dordogne
    Local markets  -  Riberac has a busy market every Friday
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Charming accommodation with homely bedrooms in an old farmhouse. Rooms are clean and decorated in cool neutral tones with some original wooden features. Lovely garden with plunge pool and sit out terrace. Communal kitchen and on site restaurant. Great value in the heart of the Dordogne. See More

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  • La Roseraie, Montignac Montignac 14 rooms from £77

    Local exploring  -  A great base for exploring the surrounding area, with plenty to do for all ages
    Sights nearby  -  The famous Lascaux caves are in Montignac and the charming town of Sarlat is close by.
    Kayaking  -  Canoeing available nearby on the Vezere
    Great walks  -  Explore the local area on foot
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    A delightful 19th Century mansion located in the medieval village of Montignac. Spacious, light filled rooms are a mix of traditional and contemporary, all are air conditioned. There's an inviting garden with swimming pool and sun terrace and the restaurant serves regional dishes. See More

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  • L'Esplanade, Domme Domme 15 rooms from £78

    Views  -  Wonderful views of the river Dordogne and the valley.
    Gourmet
    Sights nearby  -  Great base for exploring the Dordogne valley
    Restaurant  -  Highly recommended restaurant
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    Spectacular views over the valley and river Dordogne and fabulous food. A traditional and charming village inn with tasteful bedrooms. A family friendly spot, also great for a romantic country escape. See More

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  • L'Ombrière Sarlat (Dordogne) 4 rooms from £81

    Country Escape  -  Located in the beautiful countryside of Montfort, a stone's throw from the Dordogne River, escape the city to this hotel
    Local exploring  -  This hotel has an excellent location for exploring the local sights of the Dordogne Valley
    Romantic Break  -  The quiet rural setting and pretty outdoor pool mean this hotel scores highly with couples
    Great walks  -  Discover walking trails through the chestnut and oak woods in the surrounding countryside
    Swimming PoolGardenViewsParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Chambres d’hôtes de Charme CHC

    This charming B&B is set in Montfort in the Dordogne Valley. Dating from the 18th-century, the residence offers spacious rooms with original wooden beams and period furnishings; rooms look out over the beautiful natural landscape of the valley. Dine at the hosts' table at this elegant country hotel. See More

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  • La Charmeraie Dordogne 4 rooms from £82

    Country Escape  -  A picturesque rural house complete with pool and landscaped gardens. A French rural idyll.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Full of character
    Boutique
    Swimming PoolGardenPet friendlyParking
    Recommended by  -  Chambres d’hôtes de Charme CHC

    A quintessentially French country house set in beautifully manicured gardens. A handful of rooms are traditionally dressed with cast iron beds, exposed stone walls and beamed ceilings. Spend days lounging by the pool, taking long walks or simply unwinding with a good book. See More

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  • Le Domaine de la Millasserie Dordogne 4 rooms from £82

    Writing a novel  -  A charming and quiet area of Dordogne that's ideal to escape the humdrum of urban life.
    Sights nearby  -  Dip your toes into the past and go to the Lascaux Caves, with their prehistoric paintings along the cave walls.
    Great walks  -  Nestled in the countryside, there are some lovely walks to be had here.
    Restrictions on children
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    Charming B&B in the heart of the Perigord offering 4 elegant and spacious rooms, all with a private terrace. There is an outdoor swimming pool, sundeck that's great for sunbathing and beautifully-maintained gardens. A quiet and charming place that's ideal for local exploring or to unwind in. See More

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  • Manoir d'Hautegente Coly, Dordogne 16 rooms from £82

    Families
    Sights nearby  -  15 minutes from the Lascaux caves
    Restaurant  -  Highly recommended
    Fishing  -  On the river Coly
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    A glorious manor house on the banks of the river Coly in the Eastern Dordogne. Elegant rooms with Toile du Jouy wallpapers and river views. Fantastic riverside restaurant, swimming pool, and beautiful grounds. 4 cottages to rent. A charming family friendly home from home. See More

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  • Bechanou Plazac, Dordogne 5 rooms from £82

    Country Escape  -  A rural escape in the heart of the natural Périgord Noir.
    Sights nearby  -  Lascaux, Font de Gaume and numerous castles, gardens, and small villages along the Vezere.
    Traditional  -  A completely rustic farmhouse in a wonderfully rural setting.
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    A delightful little guesthouse set remotely in the heart of Périgord Noir. A rustic farmhouse with gorgeous rooms decorated in soft pastels with wooden floorboards and large beds. An excellent table d'hote, swimming pool, library, and bikes available to explore the area. Totally relaxing. See More

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  • Hotel Edward 1er Monpazier, Dordogne 17 rooms from £83

    Local exploring  -  Caves of Lascaux, Castles of Biron, Castlenaud and Beynac.
    Swimming Pool  -  Lovely Outdoor Pool
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    Kayaking  -  Available locally.
    RestaurantSwimming PoolGardenPet friendlyDisabled access
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A 19th century mini chateau in the charming town of Monpazier. Antiques, marble fireplaces and chintzy fabrics in the rooms. Two excellent restaurants and a lovely swimming pool. A very characterful place to stay for exploring the region around. See More

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  • La Commanderie Dordogne 7 rooms from £85

    Country Escape  -  A beautiful traditional house offering superb walks and a tranquil setting.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the famed prehistoric art in the region safeguarded in caves.
    Great walks  -  Take long walks through the scenic surrounding countryside.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
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    A pretty stone house decorated with pale blue shutters set in beautiful mature gardens. Traditionally dressed rooms feature elegant antiques and softly patterned French wallpaper. A fabulous restaurant served regional dishes and there's a large pool to enjoy in the summer months. See More

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  • La Villa Romaine Carsac-Aillac, Dordogne 17 rooms from £87

    Views  -  Stunning views of the gardens and rivers.
    Garden  -  Beautiful gardens.
    Country Escape
    Charming
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A beautiful sandstone farmhouse with sweeping views over the valley. Simple but chic rooms with wooden beams, four posters and linen drapes. Excellent restaurant and lovely swimming pool. Great outdoor areas perfect for wedding receptions or group celebrations. See More

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  • Les Glycines Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil, Dordogne 16 rooms from £87

    Sights nearby  -  Excellent base for exploring the Dordogne Valley
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor Pool
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    Cooking classes  -  Check for timings.
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    A former coaching inn set in lush parkland. Contemporary chic rooms and suites, restaurant terrace with fabulous views, Michelin star dining, pampering spa and extensive gardens with swimming pool. A gourmet spot with a relaxing atmosphere. See More

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  • La Ferme Lamy Meyrals, Dordogne 12 rooms from £88

    Restaurant  -  Delicious daily changing menu featuring locally sourced produce.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor Pool
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Sights nearby  -  Well located for major sights.
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    Delightful stone and terracotta farmhouse conversion. Simple rooms with white washed walls, stone floors, wooden beamed ceilings and terraces onto the garden. Swimming pool and breakfast terrace. Laid back and relaxed. Great for families and couples. See More

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  • Le Prieure Biron, Dordogne 6 rooms from £104

    Local exploring  -  Situated next to Biron Castle, Bastille villages and the treasures of the Périgord. Shady garden to plan the sights from
    Sights nearby  -  Bastides towns of Monpazier, Beaumont, Villereal, Villefranche du Perigord, Monflanquin are just a few minutes drive away
    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
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    Recommended by  -  Michelin Travel, Sawdays

    An idyllic B&B near Biron Castle. Rooms and apartments are full of charm: exposed beams, vintage mirrors, soft colours and beautiful bathrooms. A shady garden terrace and rustic-chic public spaces. A romantic spot for discovering the region. See More

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  • La boissiere Grand Brassac, Dordogne 4 rooms from £92

    Country Escape  -  A French rural idyll; large pool, sprawling gardens and chic design.
    Kayaking  -  Hire kayaks and paddle down the Dronne.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Full of character
    Swimming PoolGardenParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A striking country house turned chic B&B. Beautifully renovated rooms are light and airy with white washed walls, large windows, exposed beams and crisp white linen. Dip in the enormous pool, feast on indulgent breakfasts and use a hotel bike to discover the region. See More

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  • La Belle Plane Sarlat (Dordogne) 4 rooms from £94

    Country Escape  -  The pretty hillside setting in the idyllic town of Sarlat makes this hotel a great escape to the country
    Families  -  The suites are adapted for family use and cots are available; kids will love the outdoor pool too
    Romantic Break  -  Couples will love the cosy, romantic rooms and the beautiful natural surroundings
    Tennis  -  The hotel has tennis facilities in the nearby village; enquire for more details and to book a session on the court
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    Recommended by  -  Chambres d’hôtes de Charme CHC

    This picturesque B&B is housed in a former winery in the medieval town of Sarlat. The individually designed rooms are modern with some period touches; the family suites offer ample living space and a private sun terrace. Relax in the cosy living room or by the outdoor pool. A charming country B&B. See More

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  • Les Hauts de Gageac La Roque-Gageac, Dordogne 3 rooms from £95

    Romantic Break  -  The intimate rooms and idyllic countryside surroundings make this a great location for a romantic break
    Country Escape  -  Located in a pretty rural setting with verdant gardens, this hotel is a serene country getaway
    Local exploring  -  The hotel is perfectly located for exploring Périgord's sights and quaint nearby villages
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the prehistoric caves of Fond de Gaume, Combarelles and Lascaux for a step back in time to man's earliest origins
    RestaurantSwimming PoolGardenParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    This charming B&B is located in Périgord, overlooking the Dordogne Valley. The cosy rooms have modern interior design with warm rustic touches; the best offer a private terrace with views over the garden. Relax by the heated pool before dining in the traditional lounge. An idyllic rural hideaway. See More

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  • La Roche d'Esteil Sainte-Nathalène, Dordogne 5 rooms from £96

    Country Escape  -  Boasting a tranquil and secluded spot on the edge of a pretty village. The ideal space to unwind in the countryside.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the prehistoric art located within the caves of Lascaux.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Full of character
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    A beautifully converted farm house offering rustic chic accommodation in a beautiful spot outside the ancient town of Sarlat. Rooms are simply styled and spacious with exposed beams and stonework, soft hues and indulgent bathrooms. A large pool and fabulous restaurant make this a special stay. See More

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  • Chateau de Villars Acquitaine, Dordogne 5 rooms from £99

    Back to Nature
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    Sights nearby  -  Well located for major sights.
    RestaurantSwimming PoolGardenNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    Sat in nine acres of gardens and fields in the heart of the Dordogne, the Chateau de Villars offers total relaxation with all inclusive culinary excellence no matter what your dietary needs. The decor is contemporary with a French romantic twist and the cottage is truly a 'home from home'. See More

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  • Le Manoir de Bellerive Périgord, Dordogne 21 rooms from £100

    Country Escape  -  An imposing country house set in spectacular gardens right on the river Dordogne.
    Great walks  -  Enjoy long scenic walks starting straight from the property.
    Kayaking  -  Take a scenic kayaking trip along the Dordogne river.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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    A striking white manor set in beautifully manicured gardens on the Dordogne river. Traditionally dressed rooms are filled with antiques and decorated with patterned French wallpaper. The service is tip-top and a well priced restaurant offers excellent regional dishes. See More

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  • Chateau de Lalande Périgueux 17 rooms from £100

    Country Escape  -  An idyllic chateau in beautiful surrounds perfect for completely unwinding.
    Foodies  -  A gourmet restaurant serving up exquisite regional cuisine.
    Sights nearby  -  Numerous historic chateaus and cathedrals to visit. The owners will be more than happy to hand out recommendations.
    Great walks  -  Lovely walks through the picturesque estate.
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    A picture perfect chateau in the heart of the Dordogne. Traditional rooms with floral wallpaper, quaint beamed ceilings and antique furniture. Elegant reception rooms to enjoy a tipple in and an excellent restaurant to boot. Glorious grounds complete with a well sized pool. Come for a relaxing stay. See More

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  • Moulin de Vigonac Brantôme, Dordogne 10 rooms from £116

    Country Escape  -  A quiet location by the River Dronne, wander around the old mill, woods nearby and all the fun which can be had on the river
    Restrictions on children  -  Children over 2 years old welcome
    Sights nearby  -  Château de Bourdeilles
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Air conditioningRestaurantSwimming PoolGardenDisabled accessViewsParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Michelin Travel

    A delightful hotel in a 16th century watermill. Large rustic chic rooms have exposed beams, warm furnishings and views over the gardens. An outdoor pool, sunny terrace, and lovely, fresh regional cuisine. Quiet, idyllic and full of countryside charm. See More

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  • Château Le Mas de Montet Riberac, Dordogne 10 rooms from £102

    Families  -  Plenty of room for little ones to run around, plus the glamourous setting is ideal for the adults to find some tranquility.
    Romantic Break  -  Gorgeous chateau situated in acres of parkland, boasting palatial beds and rolltop baths, ideal for a peaceful escape.
    Great walks  -  This Renaissance chateau is set in 130 acres of stunning parkland and ancient woods, ideal for walking.
    Tennis  -  There is a court within a five minute drive of the property.
    TennisSwimming PoolGardenPet friendlyViewsParking
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A Renaissance-style château, with fairytale-esque features and gorgeously renovated interiors. Wonderfully picturesque with turrets and creepers. Beautiful, traditionally-styled, rooms with four-poster beds. A luxurious jewel in Perigord perfect for completely unwinding. See More

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  • Les Hauts de Saint Vincent Dordogne 5 rooms from £104

    Local exploring  -  A chic base well positioned to explore the region from.
    Great walks  -  Take a stroll through the beautifully manicured Marqueyssac gardens.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the prehistoric caves of Les Eyzies de Tayac and Lascaux.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Swimming PoolGardenPet friendlyViewsParking

    A beautifully restored 17th century 'Maison de Maître' set besides the Dordogne river. A handful of impeccably styled rooms mix traditional and contemporary design to great effect. There's a large outdoor pool, bikes to rent and regional cuisine served. A charming spot to explore the region from. See More

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  • Chateau les Merles Mouleydier, Dordogne 18 rooms from £104

    Families  -  2 separate villas perfect for families.
    Gourmet  -  Two fantastic restaurants.
    Foodies
    Country Escape
    Air conditioningTennisSpaRestaurantSwimming PoolGardenPet friendlyDisabled accessParking
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, Sawdays

    A dreamy sand stone chateau set in the surrounds of golf courses, vineyards and forests. Contemporary rooms in the chateau and in its two separate villas. Two fantastic restaurants, spa, swimming pool, and activities abound. Perfect spot for families, foodies, and relaxers. See More

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  • Le Centenaire Les Eyzies (Dordogne) 20 rooms from £104

    Restaurant  -  Traditional gastronomic cuisine featuring locally sourced seasonal produce
    Kayaking  -  Kayaking and canoeing on the Vezere or Dordogne rivers
    Sights nearby  -  National Prehistoric Museum. Sarlat is not far
    Great walks  -  Hiking and walking routes nearby
    Air conditioningRestaurantSwimming PoolGardenParkingNo pets

    A simple yet stylish hotel with the relaxed feel of a home from home. Rooms are spacious and comfortable, some with balconies, and suites can sleep up to five. Gastronomic restaurant with lovely outside dining. A good base for exploring and ideal for families, with plenty to do close by. See More

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  • Le Logis La Montagne ALLEMANS, Dordogne 5 rooms from £124

    Country Escape  -  A laid-back gîte set in picturesque countryside, ideal for relaxing rural escapes.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Full of character
    Secluded setting  -  For escaping.
    Swimming PoolGardenParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A charming gîte surrounded by beautiful parkland. Design throughout is traditional yet unfussy with exposed beams set against white washed walls and dotted with contemporary art. Play a game of boules on the lawn, swim in the pool or spend days exploring the region. See More

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  • Manoir de Beauregard Dordogne 3 rooms from £108

    Country Escape  -  A charming rural house set in 40 acres of picturesque gardens.
    Great walks  -  Take long scenic walks starting straight from the property.
    Local markets  -  Visit the lively farmers market in Bergerac.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Swimming PoolGardenParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A beautifully renovated 17th century house set in acres of picturesque grounds. A handful of chic rooms are the perfect mix of traditional and contemporary styles with antiques sitting against white washed walls and indulgent modern bathrooms set in rooms with beamed ceilings. A rural idyll. See More

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  • Hotel de Bouilhac Montignac 10 rooms from £108

    Foodies  -  Sample contemporary French cuisine at its finest in the hotel's restaurant.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the majestic Château de Castelnaud-la-Chapelle.
    Kayaking  -  Take a scenic kayaking trip along the Montignac.
    Full of character
    RestaurantPet friendlyParking

    An elegant hotel, brimming with history, in the pretty town of Montignac. Spacious rooms are individually styled but all are light and airy with high ceilings, antiques and chic bathrooms. A fabulous restaurant uses local produce to fine effect and there's naturally an excellent wine list too. See More

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  • 1 Logis a Domme Domme 5 rooms from £108

    Local exploring  -  Set in the heart of an ancient village ideal for exploring the Dordogne region.
    Great walks  -  Stroll through the village of Domme, noted as one of France's most beautiful villages.
    Sights nearby  -  Make a trip to visit the art held inside the prehistoric cave of Lascaux.
    Full of character
    Air conditioningSpaGardenViewsParkingNo pets

    A charming guest house set in a the heart of the beautiful village of Domme. Elegant rooms are traditionally dressed with patterned French wallpaper, terracotta tiled floors and beamed ceilings. Sunny terraces offer beautiful views and there's a cosy fire lit lounge too. See More

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  • Le Moulin de Mitou Dordogne 17 rooms from £109

    Total relaxation  -  A tranquil spot complete with a swimming pool to lounge by, a hot tub and a sauna
    Local exploring  -  Locted just a short distance from the famous Lascaux Caves
    Foodies  -  The restaurant serves traditional and refined cuisine
    Sights nearby  -  The famous Lascaux Caves are a must-see
    Air conditioningSpaRestaurantSwimming PoolGardenPet friendlyDisabled accessParking

    Situated amidst pretty countryside, this hotel blends rustic country style with contemporary comforts. The ornate rooms are decorated with a choice selection of antique. With an exemplary traditional restaurant, terrace and pool the Moulin de Mitou has all the trimmings for a relaxing rural break. See More

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  • Chateau de Monrecour Saint-Vincent-de-Cosse,, Dordogne 10 rooms from £111

    Sights nearby  -  Close to Beynac and Cazenac and only minutes from Sarlat, it's an ideal base to travel around the beautiful, historic area.
    Great walks  -  There are lots of good walking and hiking routes in the area for all abilities
    Swimming Pool  -  South facing outdoor pool with views over to Milandes Chateau.
    Kayaking  -  Hire kayaks for the day and spend a day on the river.
    RestaurantSwimming PoolGardenPet friendlyDisabled access

    Charming chateau with gourmet restaurant located in the heart of the Dordogne Valley. Interiors feauture original parquet flooring and ornate wood panelled walls. Comfortable guest rooms with scenic views, some with four posters & some that can sleep up to 5. Great for families & local exploring. See More

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  • La Metairie Mauzac et Grand Castang, Dordogne 9 rooms from £117

    Sights nearby  -  The grottos of Les Eyzies, Beynac Castle, Montbazillac.
    Country Escape
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor Pool
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    RestaurantSwimming PoolGarden
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A beautiful 19th century house in the tranquil surroundings of Perigord. Exposed beams, extensive grounds, outdoor pool, bright colours and a terrace overlooking the garden. All the ingredients for a relaxing rural escape in this 4 star boutique hotel. See More

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  • Le Petit Paradis GROLEJAC, Dordogne 5 rooms from £117

    Total relaxation  -  A tranquil rural spot complete with yoga and massage offerings (it's adult only too).
    Great walks  -  Take a stroll through the nearby village of Domme, noted to be one of France's prettiest.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the renowned art set in prehistoric caves.
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor pool
    Swimming PoolGardenParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A luxurious rural escape set in picturesque countryside. Beautifully styled rooms use natural materials to create light and spacious spaces. There's a heated indoor pool, massages on offer along with yoga and meditation classes. Ideal for totally unwinding. See More

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  • Le Manoir du Rocher Domme (Les Pechs) from £121

    Romantic Break  -  Couples love the charming rooms, fireplace and swimming pool at this heritage hotel
    Country Escape  -  Set within a shaded wood, this hotel is an idyllic retreat to the country
    Hideaway  -  Hidden away behind a forest, this hotel makes a great rural bolt-hole
    Great walks  -  Take a walking route that allows you to visit nearby pretty villages like Domme, Sarlat and Beynac
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    Recommended by  -  Chambres d’hôtes de Charme CHC

    This charming, period B&B is located in the heart of the Périgord Noir. Private access through a chestnut wood leads to the beautiful 17th-century building; rooms are dressed in a heritage style with antique furniture. Swim in the pool before warming up by the fireplace. A pretty country escape. See More

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  • La Source Beynac-et-Cazenac, Dordogne 3 rooms from £121

    Back to Nature  -  Set within the beautiful countryside of Beynac and Cazenac, this hotel is a perfect back to nature retreat
    Hideaway  -  Nestled in verdant gardens with a private terrace and eat-in options, this is a great country bolt-hole
    Romantic Break  -  The rustic charm of this B&B scores highly with couples
    Great walks  -  Explore the beautiful surrounding countryside on a long walk; ask the hotel to prepare you a picnic basket
    GardenViewsParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    This B&B occupies a beautiful, 18th-century Dordogne mansion. Rooms have exposed stone walls and wooden beams; expect period furnishings and warm linens. Traditional shuttered windows offer spectacular views over the countryside. Relax with wine and cheese on the terrace; an intimate guesthouse. See More

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  • La Villa des Consuls Sarlat 11 rooms from £129

    Local exploring  -  Set in the heart of the historic town of Sarlat-la-Canéda.
    Local markets  -  The town's weekly food markets are a must visit.
    Kayaking  -  Hire a kayak and paddle down the Dordogne river.
    Full of character
    GardenParkingNo pets

    A chic small hotel set in the heart of the market town of Sarlat-la-Canéda. Rooms are spacious and contemporary and some offer self-catering options. Breakfasts are a celebration of local produce and you are just a short walk from the town's main attractions. See More

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  • Manoir de la Malartrie Dordogne 6 rooms from £130

    Country Escape  -  A charming country manor set in an enviable rural position along the Dordogne river.
    Fishing  -  Fish for some of the river's migratory species such as salmon, sea trout of wild sturgeon.
    Kayaking  -  Hire a kayak and take a scenic trip along the river.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Air conditioningTennisSwimming PoolGardenViewsParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A stunning riverside manor filled with antiques and brimming with charm. A handful of individually styled rooms mix contemporary and traditional design to great effect. Indulgent breakfasts are served, there's a large pool and small river beach too. A luxurious base for exploring the region from. See More

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  • Le Chatenet Brantôme, Dordogne 5 rooms from £130

    Sights nearby  -  10 minutes on foot into the centre of Brantome
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor Pool
    Traditional
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Air conditioningTennisSwimming PoolGardenPet friendlyDisabled access
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A lovely family-run manor house on a 6 hectare estate. Charming bedrooms and suites with fabric covered walls and wooden beamed ceilings. Spacious grounds include a swimming pool, a dovecote, and a tennis court. Great for families and groups of friends. See More

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  • Chateau la Thuiliere Saint-Front-de-Pradoux, Dordogne 5 rooms from £130

    Restrictions on children  -  Children under 12 are not encouraged.
    Swimming Pool  -  Lovely Outdoor Pool
    Hideaway  -  Tranquil and intimate.
    Cooking classes  -  Check for timings.
    RestaurantSwimming PoolGardenPet friendlyParking
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Sawdays

    Dark mahogany and low mood lighting dominate this renovated chateau. Set in Bordeaux's wine lands it's a cosy hideaway from which to explore the surroundings. Perfect for a restful break with not too many frills. See More

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  • Le Moulin de L'Abbaye Brantome, Dordogne 19 rooms from £143

    Village  -  Brantome is the "Venice of the Périgord".
    Riverside  -  A beautiful mill on the river front.
    Views  -  Fariytale views over the river.
    Foodies  -  Two excellent restaurants.
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    Recommended by  -  Relais & Chateaux

    Charming historic mill on the banks of the river. A picturesque stone building with attractive greenery and blue shutters. Two delicious restaurants serving local cuisine with riverbank seating. An enchanting spot for foodies, families and explorers. See More

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  • Château des Vigiers Bergerac 75 rooms from £143

    Kayaking  -  On Dordogne River
    Swimming Pool  -  In Relais
    Tennis
    Spa
    Air conditioningTennisSpaRestaurantSwimming PoolGardenParkingNo pets

    Beautiful rooms epitomise this 16th century chateau - fourposter beds and antique furnishings. The Relais is the eco-friendly sister hotel sited next to 27 hole golf course. Cosy spa and Michelin star restaurant. See More

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  • Par La Riviere Dordogne 3 rooms from £143

    Country Escape  -  A quiet and scenic spot surrounded by beautiful countryside.
    Sights nearby  -  Dordogne is said to have 1001 castles and chateaux so there's plenty to explore.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Secluded setting  -  For escaping.
    Air conditioningSwimming PoolGardenViewsParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A charming country house offering chic accommodation in a secluded spot alongside the Dordogne river. Suites are expansive and are designed with a perfect mix of traditional and contemporary styles. A luxurious and tranquil base to explore the Dordogne region from. See More

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  • Chateau de Maraval Domme 4 rooms from £152

    Local markets  -  Sarlat and many of the towns and villages have weekly markets
    Kayaking  -  Spend a day kayaking down the Dordogne river
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor heated pool
    Restrictions on children  -  No children
    Air conditioningSpaSwimming PoolParkingNo pets

    Set amid four acres, this peaceful, adults only chateau has an elegant swimming pool, spa and fitness centre. Pretty, traditional Perigord styling on the outside gives way to modernist interiors with each room individually designed to a specific theme. Ideal for a romantic break in rural France. See More

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  • Le Moulin du Roc Champagnac-de-Belair, Dordogne 15 rooms from £156

    Foodies  -  Michelin starred.
    Tennis  -  Tennis court on site. Equipment available to borrow
    Private Hot Tub  -  12 of the rooms have hot tub bath tubs
    Sights nearby  -  Ideal base for exploring the Dordogne
    Air conditioningTennisRestaurantSwimming PoolGardenPet friendly
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide

    A beautiful mill with a Michelin starred restaurant, tennis court, and swimming pool. Romantic footbridges and terraces lead to luxuriously decorated rooms, suites and an apartment, all with private terraces. Classic furniture, exposed beams, and modern comforts. Very romantic. See More

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  • La Chartreuse de Bignac Bergerac (Saint-Nexans) 13 rooms from £164

    Families  -  There's a children's menu at the restaurant.
    Country Escape
    Restaurant  -  Delicious organic breakfast under the fruit trees.
    Sights nearby  -  Chateau de Monbazillac, Cyrano de Bergerac Statue.
    RestaurantSwimming PoolGardenViews

    A charming 17th century manor house in the sprawling countryside. Luxurious and rustic rooms with attractive furnishings and private balconies. Fantastic French restaurant and organic breakfasts in the garden. Swimming pool, views, fresh air. Lots to do in the rolling hills and nearby lake. See More

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  • Le Moulin de Larcy Villetoureix, Dordogne 3 rooms from £191

    Local exploring  -  The guesthouse is well-located for taking day trips to local sights and areas of interest; a great base for local exploring
    Romantic Break  -  The self-catering apartments are great for couples who prefer to have their own facilities on a romantic getaway
    Country Escape  -  Set within 20 acres of verdant gardens, this hotel makes for an idyllic escape to the country
    Fishing  -  Spend a quiet afternoon fishing on the River Dronne; ask at the hotel for recommendations of the best spots
    Swimming PoolGardenPet friendlyParking

    This luxury guesthouse is nestled within a converted mill on the banks of the River Dronne. Each floor of the mill is now a self-contained apartment with a separate kitchen and living area; the three apartments are respectively dressed in a classic, warm and luxury style. A charming rural retreat. See More

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  • Le Vieux Logis Trémolat, Dordogne 23 rooms from £195

    Foodies  -  Two restaurants; gourmet and bistro.
    Restaurant  -  Michelin starred restaurant
    Sights nearby  -  Explore all the major attractions of the Perigord Noir
    Swimming Pool  -  Lovely Outdoor Pool
    Air conditioningTennisRestaurantSwimming PoolGardenPet friendlyParking
    Recommended by  -  Relais & Chateaux

    A stunning manor house hotel with fabulous restaurants. Bedrooms and suites are lavish, but understated. Rich fabrics, kilims, antique furniture and four poster beds. Splendid grounds and swimming pool. Delicious, romantic, picturesque. See More

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