Château de Brindos5.0 out of 5.0
Recent guest reviews
We spent 5 nights at this hotel. The rooms are old, the service is very poor, there were no laundry service as it was around New Year. Do not get sick in that place as you have to take a taxi for 30 minutes ride to find a doctor. My impression the hotel relies totally on the ride of the 2 stars rated restaurant. The bar did not even have a television and the room tv channels are very poor. The stars rating of this hotel in my opinion is totally overboard.. I surely will never ever go back. We travel enormously and this is no go. I do not recommend the hotel at all in any way.
We were lucky enough to arrive on a late winter sunny afternoon and the chateau and lake looked stunning in the evening sunshine. We received a warm welcome from reception and were shown across to our room in the annexe building. A large airy lovely room with french doors and a balcony with a magnificent view of the lake. I think to be honest the rooms are a little dated and could easily be bought back to life the wallpaper looks tired. There was so much space with a wonderful marble bathroom and dressing area. The wood floor looked beautiful albeit a little slippy so elderly people would need to be aware. It could do with more soft furnishings to make the large space feel a little cosier and although a lovely dining table a small 2 seater sofa would have finished the room as plenty of space! Room service was excellent and the lovely lady delivered our breakfast every morning with a smile! We also tried room service for our evening meal and although a little on the pricey side for a sandwich and side order of chips it was delicious!! The grounds are beautiful and the old part of the chateau is stunning. We came away to relax for a week and we certainly achieved that! Would highly recommend a stay here!
First the poor/bad things. Room 25, the one we stayed in had no AC. We complained over the two days we were there and nothing was done about it and believe us it was hot when we stayed. Room 25, the curtains were badly maintained. Could not close them properly. Room 25 (and all rooms?) the supplied dressing gowns would not fit anybody over a 36" chest. Parking was at a premium as a BMW dealer claimed all the main parking spots ( we ignored them, had a few words with the dealer and left them to complain). So having said all,that why 5*. The ambiance was fantastic, the chateau sat in its own lake, the staff were very attentive, the bar and general areas were superb, the wines fantastic ( but expensive) and the food at the Michelin star restaurant gave us the best meal we have ever had. The meal we had was a tasting menu from the a la carte. 4 courses, starter, fish, meat and sweet with four different wines with each course. Everything about it was top top notch. The service, the tableware, the plates, the glasses, the food, the presentation, the food itself and the wines. The cost was 100 euros each. If you are in the area go. For the chateau or the food or both.
Loved this property. It is absolutely perfect. The food and service were outstanding. The views of the lake and the attention to detail in the rooms was impressive. Loved the pool and spacious rooms. You are close to Biarritz and beaches for entertainment and shopping yet are able to come back to this calming, lovely hideaway. I highly Recommend this property. We will be back.
Food & gastronomy were excellent/devine but the accommodation & spa facilities were less than expected . The towels for the pool were worn & overused , the pool area needed tidying & the gardens needed more attention . The walk around the lake was obscured by a fallen tree . For the price this facility could be improved
We are currently staying at this lovely hotel for four nights. It has a fabulous setting, we have a lovely large room with veranda overlooking the lake, we've had a swim in the beautifully clean swimming pool and we have just eaten a lovely breakfast served by lovely staff. There is one major problem though. It is June and perhaps unseasonally hot. The staff are hot and so are their guests. I request that the management team do not indicate air conditioning when there is none or as we have been advised, is controlled centrally...what does that even mean!! Regardless of this, we will still enjoy our stay here but would check the weather forecast before we ever rebooked.
Strange location you really need your own transport its obvious the Chateau and lake has been there before anything else ...Reception and lounge very impressive , restaurant lovely with views of the lake and lovely mature gardens ....Mathew head barman was excellent and very good,,, chatty and made great cocktails ... Reception staff very helpful and they do know the district .... food beautiful but could be more simple ....less gastro but beautifully presented and was treated very well as it was a special occasion ..Rooms big and very comfortable bathrooms fabulous with lots of room ... get a lake view ...great hub for travelling to Biarritz St Jean le Luz and San Sebastian Spain Lovely to sit outside but of course the smokers spoil it ... Downside ... It would be great if they had a no smoking area outside for eating as the smokers will spoil your meal ... no air-conditioning... not enough power points ..but no real complaints ...
As we were staying at the hotel - very nice location and amenities - we naturally decided to try the gastronomic restaurant. This was a fantastic experience indeed. From the kindness of the staff to the quality of the food in our plates, the choice of wine at a reasonable price for such a top notch restaurant, everything was perfect. This place is way better than many highly rated Michelin restaurant, which I tend to distrust increasingly based on my past 3 years experiences. Go there, you won't regret it !!!
This was an excellent place to spend our first night after a long flight from the US. We had a king bed and a large room. We walked around the lake and it was very relaxing. We had both dinner and breakfast here and with a good nights sleep we were pretty well adjusted to the time change and ready to start our tour of the Basque Country and the Bordeaux area.
Lovely hotel with super grounds, bedrooms very good and reception staff and waiter staff excellent. However, it is a bus ride or taxi ride to any activity outside hotel. No restaurants nearby and Biarritz town a 20 euro taxi ride. It is a 5 star and i would agree with this rating. Only gripe was that whilst our booking included breakfast this was strictly continental only and a boiled egg was 5 euro extra. A bit mean!! Summary ... If u want to unwind and get peaceful surroundings with great food near airport look no further. If u want to dander out at nite and browse then book something nearer the town.
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Free parking
- Onsite dining
- Outdoor pool
Château de Brindos places you within 3 miles (5 km) of popular attractions like Asiatica Museum of Asian Art and Casino Barriere. This 29-room, 5-star hotel has an outdoor pool along with free in-room WiFi and free self parking. On a lake, it's also near Grand Beach and Saint Eugenie Church.
This hotel is home to a fine-dining restaurant and a bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.
All 29 individually decorated rooms feature balconies, refrigerators, and minibars. Guests can expect free WiFi and TVs with cable channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, free toiletries, and bidets. Espresso makers, free weekday newspapers, and safes are also available.
At Château de Brindos, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna. If you drive, take advantage of free parking. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include free WiFi in public areas, 4 meeting rooms, and conference space.
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86% of guests recommend this hotelTotal of 477 reviews