Chateau Bavolier

St Christoly de Blaye, 33920 France (Show map)


Chateau Bavolier is a Stunning 18th Century Chateau set among the Bordeaux Vineyards, Cote de Blaye appellation and only minutes from Cote de Bourg. With twinkling chandeliers and antique furnishings the ambiance here is second to none. The Chateau sits in an idyllic spot with parkland gardens surrounded by mature trees. This is not everyday life, nor is it meant to be! Why us.........We've captured the intrigue and magic of a bygone era……. Come and see……… On arrival we invite you to feel right at home as you walk up the wide and beautiful Louis XVI stone staircase, leading you to the terrace where you can take in the wide sweeping views. A great place to take have a drink, sit and relax. Entering the chateau your breath is taken away with the sheer beauty and size of the entrance hall with its 7ft drop chandelier, Formal lounge and dining room. The exquisite taste of the décor along with the warm welcome you receive assures you, you have chosen well.


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Innkeepers: Jemma Lopez



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service5
  • Value4.8
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.5


4.8 on August 24, 2013

We had a night at Chateau Bavolier en route from the Dordogne to La Rochelle. Our room was amazing and the chateau itself and surroundings just magical. Our host made us feel incredibly welcome and was lovely with the children. Our youngest had a high tea and we had a delicious meal in the dining room. The breakfast was the most generous and tasty compared to anything else during our two week stay in France. We would 100% recommend anyone to stay here.

Beyond Expectations!

5 on August 29, 2012

We had the most amazing stay here. This Chateau is right out of a movie set! The owner Ann has restored it to perfection. She made our stay fantastic with her local knowledge of what to do and see (and make sure you ask her for suggestions on evening meals as they were some of the best meals we had in France)! She is an exceptional lady that has created what once was a mere vision into an unbelievable reality that people like you and I can actually stay in (the antiques, furniture,and paintings etc. she has restored are absolutely amazing!), she is quite modest about it all and makes each and every person feel right at home. As you sit and look around one can not even begin to imagine all the years of hard work that she has put into it, but how lucky we were to sit and enjoy the fruit of her labour. We will be back, as there is so much to do and see we barely scratched the surface. We also look forward to seeing what project she and her daughter will be taking on next!

charming B&B

5 on August 08, 2012

fantástico, no tengo otra palabra, un remanso de paz y todo maravilloso, Ann es una estupenda anfitriona

If you are going to the Bordeaux-area, this is the place to stay!

4.2 on July 02, 2009

A charming chateau in quiet surroundings with an innkeeper who makes her guests feel welcome and special. We soon felt more like friends of the family than hotel guests. The roomes are equipped with a stereo and a selection of cd's - you fall asleep listening to music, and wake up listening to the birds singing in the garden. We had planned to stay two nights, but fortunately we were able to prolong our stay. The chateau is close to many interesting sights, and just a short trip away from St.Emilion.

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Rooms & Rates

Master Suite

Stunning Master/Bridal Suite. 75 sq. meters of sheer style. If you are looking for a romantic break then this is certainly the place to be.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: EUR 160 - EUR 160

Chambre Louis XVI

Beautiful elegant Louis XVI bedroom with antique furnishings. Light and airy with views over the rear garden.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: EUR 120 - EUR 120

Chambre Louis XV

Gorgeous Chambre Louis XV furnished with antique furnishings. Full size window which gives views over the rear garden

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: EUR 120 - EUR 120

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Location Type

Countryside, Wine country


Bordeaux, France (BOD-Merignac) 30 miles

Directions to property:

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Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Sports venue, Tours, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type


On-site amenities

Conference Rooms, Parking, Piano, Private entrance, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Amenities Basket, CD player, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Radio, Wi-Fi, Wired internet, iPhone docking station

On-site activities

Bird watching, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 4pm
  • Check Out:: 10am
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No As at home, you can put the children to bed before dining.
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights
  • Accepted payments Other, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 30%
  • Cancellations: Strict.
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Jemma Lopez

Languages spoken

English, French, Spanish

Resident Pets

About the innkeepers

We love to meet new people and to be able to share some of the magic that our beautiful property has to offer everyone. We work very hard to maintain high standards and enjoy the tranquility of this part of SW France.

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Paid on-site

  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Signature Dish

Magret de Canard (Duck breast)
The French are renowned for their Magret. Delicious

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