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Boston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

Beautiful grounds just outside the village where you can enjoy the nice pool and quiet charm of the gorgeous building. The owner was very kind and always ready to help. We had a very nice room overlooking the garden and pool, it was decorated with taste and in the spirit of the region.

Thank Soiz2015
Jean Vianney P, Gérant at Hotel La Sommellerie, responded to this review

Hello from Châteauneuf du Pape Thank you very much for this nice comment following your stay in La Sommellerie We are very happy that you appreciate the hotel and services Looking forward to welcome you on your next visit Very kind regards Rachel & Jean-Vianney More 

London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We booked a room for 2 nights at La Sommellerie because, with French drink driving regulations being so stringent, we wanted a hotel that had a restaurant. We arrived to be told that the restaurant is closed on Sunday and Monday evenings. As the hotel is a couple of miles outside Chateauneuf-du Pape that immediately posed a problem - there... More 

Thank Jackie W
Jean Vianney P, Gérant at Hotel La Sommellerie, responded to this review

Dear Madam I understand your disappointment at not being able to stay in our establishment. We sent you a message before your arrival to inform you that we could not welcome you in the restaurant and we could book a table in another close by but I think you did not read this message before arrival. I regret sincerely I... More 

Moscow, Russia
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

+++ Good location far from noise, nice and very helpfull stuff, greate restaurant, big private parking. Swimming pool is great. --- Wifi is slow, rooms are pretty small. Breakfast (eur 15/person) is too expensive. 😕

Thank JAO_2905
Jean Vianney P, Gérant at Hotel La Sommellerie, responded to this review

Dear JAO Thank you very much for your feedback and +++ comments following your stay in La Sommellerie We have well noted your comments regarding the WIFI and I have the pleasure to tell you that we have changed our operator, then the WIFI will be of better quality. I hope we will have the pleasure to welcome you again... More 

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78 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Don't get fooled by the photos of this place like I did. There is new management, and they are extremely rude, inhospitable, and go so far as shouting at their guests. We were treated like unwelcome house guests. Rooms are shabby, small, and not worth the money. Seriously, stay someplace else. To summarise our disappointing experience: - Polite email communication,... More 

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Jean Vianney P, Gérant at Hotel La Sommellerie, responded to this review

Dear Madam I sincerely regret your dissatisfaction. We strive every day to bring well-being and comfort to our customers. I kindly ask you to avoid your dog do his needs in the garden and the pool, where guests enjoy the sun and the pool. I have noted your comments and will ensure that this does not recur so that our... More 

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57 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We have stayed in lots of chain, corporate hotels but wanted something really different for this part of our holiday. This is a beautiful place to stay. The owners are clearly making significant improvements, adding modern style but retaining the charm of the building. The owners were very friendly and helpful throughout, the room was comfortable and the air conditioning... More 

Thank GQGQ
Jean Vianney P, Gérant at Hotel La Sommellerie, responded to this review

Dear GQGQ Thank you for these lovely comments that make us truly happy. We are delighted that your stay went well at La Sommellerie and that you keep a pleasant memory, that's why we continue every day to improve the quality of service and comfort Another big thank you and see you soon among us Rachel & Jean-Vianney More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Good points: beautiful building; lovely pool; ample free private parking; only 5 minutes drive from Chateauneuf du Pape; room clean and appears to be newly decorated wth tea making facilities and a hair dryer. Downsides: - wifi is so slow nothing loads - staff are not very helpful- no offer to help with bags despite being a couple one of... More 

Thank Holly O
Jean Vianney P, Gérant at Hotel La Sommellerie, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Owen I am sincerely sorry that you are disappointed As I explained you, the garden and the pool are not areas where your dog can defecate. This is a garden where guests enjoy the sun and where children play and run. We love dogs as we welcome them in the hotel subject to respecting certain rules of hygiene... More 

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64 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

It is a very nice stopover, close to Chateauneuf-du-Pape, near the Rhone river. Positive points: Charming setting and house run by very friendly owners and personnel. Negatives: The pool was indeed still green (as suggested by other reviewers), the rooms are rather small, a bit noisy (when one family stood up at 5.30 am to continue their journey, most neighbouring... More 

Thank turtle-diver
Jean Vianney P, Gérant at Hotel La Sommellerie, responded to this review

Dear Turtle diver Thank you very much for your positive feedback following your stay in La Sommellerie Sorry for the pool, as I said in previous reviews, we had 3 days of strong mistral wind and the pool was difficult to clean, but now everything is in order! We hope you enjoyed the reminder of your stay with us and... More 

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558 reviews
113 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I really wanted to like La Sommellerie. It's located outside the great wine town of Chateauneuf-du-Pape but the list of things that I didn't care for got too much to give this more than 2/5. First, the price is high for the size of the room that is provided (very small). Second, the room is not well equipped (all French... More 

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Jean Vianney P, Gérant at Hotel La Sommellerie, responded to this review

Dear Sir Thank you for your comments about your stay at La Sommellerie I am truly sorry you encountered these problems. Concerning the room size, we are in a building typical of Provence, you've found your room too small, but admit that the views of the vineyards, the pool and the garden is just amazing. Regarding the wifi, I am... More 

Chateauneuf-du-Pape, France
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Such a lovely place to find and owners were so obliging. Beautiful surroundings and restaurant food is excellent. Outside eating area overlooks pool and is very picturesque. Rooms were clean and charming. Would definitely stay again. However, breakfasts are a little overpriced for what you get. Would recommend going out for breakfast. Also, limiting if you don't eat wheat or... More 

Thank ilanagre
Jean Vianney P, Gérant at Hotel La Sommellerie, responded to this review

Hello A big thank you for your positive feedback regarding your stay at La Sommellerie You enjoyed the service, comfort and beauty of the place and we are delighted On the restaurant menu, our chef uses fresh, seasonal products and we prefer quality over quantity of dishes to keep this freshness. the card is changed every month, and we offer... More 

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30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

How lucky were we . Going to stay in orange....sounds nice. But miss it with a barge pole... Garrison town. This pkace lovely. Clean tidy smells great . Bedroom . Ensuite good modern. Bar area comfortable. Outside is just adorable around the pool or under the terrace. Coming back on next trip . What a lucky find . Bloody marvellous.

Thank happychap1
Jean Vianney P, Gérant at Hotel La Sommellerie, responded to this review

what a wonderful comment Thank you very much, it was a pleasure to welcome you and offer you a pleasant stay in La Sommellerie just happiness See you soon on your next visit to Châteauneuf du pape rachel & Jean-Vianney More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the road of vineyards, two kilometers from the center of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, between Orange and Avignon, La Sommellerie is a haven of peace. This old barn from the 17th century, with thick walls and typical Provencal has 16 rooms and a restaurant opening onto the shaded garden and pool. The terrace and pool, bordering the rear of the house, offer the first fine days, ideal for business lunches or friendly moments. The set also allows for family events (baptisms, birthdays ...) or professional meetings in a frame manifest charm. Note: The rooms are located in the floor and are not accessible to people with reduced mobility. wifi access in rooms and public areas. The winter was an opportunity to revisit the site and to make some adjustments to painting and decorating The restaurant is closed on Sunday and Monday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel La Sommellerie

Address: 2268 route de Roquemaure | D17, 84230 Chateauneuf-du-Pape, France
Region: France > Provence > Vaucluse > Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Price Range: ₹ 6,292 - ₹ 9,917 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Sommellerie 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Rooms on the garden/pool side are great!”
 of 5 bubbles Soiz2015, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
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