A fairytale castle nestled deep in the Charente countryside

luxury hotel in massignac

  • Honey-stone chateau with bedrooms in the main property and separate farm cottages
  • Luxury wellness space with treatments available for the entire family
  • Michelin star restaurant with dishes inspired by ingredients grown on site

Domaine des Etangs

Journey back to the golden age of romance in Domaine des Etangs – a meticulously restored country retreat. With its elegant turrets, sweeping grounds and magical setting between forest and lake, it's a château fit for royalty. Paddle a rowing boat on the water, cycle through the estate or simply sit back and savour the tranquil surrounds.

Outdoors, you'll find yourself in a storybook landscape of waterways and woodland. As you stroll, look out for wildlife – from herons and otters to deer and Limousin cows. Inside, the real jewel in the crown is the collection of exclusive bedrooms. Set within individual buildings dotted around the grounds, they are rich in period features. The hotel also features a wellness space with treatments for the entire family and Michelin-star restaurant Dyades, which offers delectable dishes created with ingredients grown on site. 

If you ever tire of the views and natural beauty, there's plenty around this boutique hotel to entice you out. The Haute Charente Lakes, woven through with walking trails, are a picture-perfect place to spend a day. Or you could swap two legs for four and spend an afternoon horse riding. Little ones are well served too, with the Haute Charente Adventure Park nearby. Whatever you choose, returning to the spellbinding Domaine des Etangs at the end of each day is sublime.

  • 29 rooms
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 floor


The rooms


Things to enjoy

Key Features


Car parking

Fitness centre

Tennis court

Wi-Fi in room

Swimming pool

Airport shuttle

Wedding services

Check in
  • 04:00 PM
Check out
  • 12:00 PM
Hotel Facilities
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet facilities
  • Bar
  • Business centre
  • Disabled facilities
  • Disabled parking
  • Fitness centre
  • Free parking
  • Health club
  • Jacuzzi
  • Lift
  • Lounge
  • Meeting room
  • Outdoor parking
  • Spa
  • Steam bath
  • Tennis court
  • Valet parking
  • Wheelchair accessible lift
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in rooms
Room Facilities
  • Bath
  • Bath with shower
  • Bathrobe
  • Desk
  • Disabled facilities in room
  • Fireplace
  • Free newspaper
  • Full size mirror
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access in room
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Separate toilet
  • Shower
  • Slippers
  • Sofa bed
  • Tea or coffee facilities
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Wi-Fi in room
  • Aerobics instructor
  • Airport shuttle
  • Business services
  • Car rental desk
  • Childcare service
  • Concierge
  • Disabled services
  • Doctor on call
  • Hairdresser
  • Laundry service
  • Local shuttle
  • Masseuse
  • Multilingual staff
  • Petsitting services
  • Porter
  • Room service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Sports trainer
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services
  • Aerobics
  • Children's activities
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Gym
  • Hiking
  • Horse riding
  • Indoor pool
  • Jogging track
  • Mountain biking
  • Nature trails
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sailing
  • Snooker or billiards
  • Swimming
  • Yoga
  • 18 hole golf course 10 Km
  • Driving range 10 Km


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