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    Chateau des Ducs de Joyeuse

    Allee Georges Roux, 11190 Couiza, France
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    Overview
    • Excellent58%
    • Very good29%
    • Average9%
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    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “real castle” (4 reviews)
    “nice castle” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Pool
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    It is very authentic and atmospheric, but not the easiest hotel to deal with, especially if you have any difficulty with steps. Truly a medieval castle, it has become an attractive hotel with some modern amenities (wifi, TV, modern bathrooms, etc.), but no elevator, uneven...More

    Thank Dobbstraveler
    Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de JoyeuseResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Dobbstraveler, Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions with us following your stay. We are sorry we couldn't satisfy all your expectations. The castle is a Historical Monument, preserved with an authentic decoration. Pictures of our Chateau as well as detailed...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This hotel is quite old and looks it because it was a castle in the Middle Ages. I took some pictures of my wife at the top of some stone stairs behind the hotel overlooking the River Aude. Our room (204, on the third floor)...More

    Thank psychprofessor
    Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de JoyeuseResponded 4 weeks ago

    Cher psychprofessor, We have taken of your comments and suggestion and we thank you for it, we will work on each point detail in your review. However some of them are right some others are improper; our menus are translated in english and well described;...More

    Reviewed 12 October 2017

    on the plus side: it is a castle! and rooms are within a real castle, with old nice little stone windows and the like. also, from the room there's a nice view of the (private, I guess) park and of the river, in between the...More

    Thank Vkt_01
    Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de JoyeuseResponded 17 October 2017

    Dear Vkt_01, Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions with us following your stay. We sincerely regret that we couldn't satisfy all your expectations….. Concerning the rate of the breakfast we are within the average rate of all our colleagues and as...More

    Reviewed 25 August 2017

    The proprietor, the staff and the grounds are all wonderful here. I can not recommend this property enough! It was glorious. Nice linens and great bathrooms. I wish we had stayed in the corner room that former owners had, but my friend wanted separate rooms....More

    Thank jeanninelehman
    Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de JoyeuseResponded 26 August 2017

    Dear jeanninelehman, We can't thank you enough for your wonderful review. With our best wishes until your next visit. Yours sincerely. Isabelle & Vincent Nourrisson

    Reviewed 24 August 2017

    From the outside of the building, we were not disappointed at all, it had plenty of character an inner courtyard/dining area, a small but modern swimming pool area and was set on the side of the river. However, the room which we had was a...More

    Thank mallorcaholidayer
    Response from Vincent N, Propriétaire at Chateau des Ducs de JoyeuseResponded 25 August 2017

    Dear mallorcaholidayer, You have chosen our first-rate rooms well described on our site with photos for example. You didn't dine nor take any consumption in our establishment during your stay and therefore we did not had the opportunity to make you discover all our services....More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Tennis Court
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    • US$110 - US$292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 34
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    • Occitanie >
    • Aude >
    • Couiza
    • Also Known As
    • Chateau Des Ducs De Joyeuse Hotel Couiza
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    Soixante17
    13 July 2017|
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    Response from Trippynwa | Reviewed this property |
    About 80 km. An easy 1.25 hr drive through beautiful country.
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    17 May 2017|
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    4 May 2017|
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    Response from Vincent N | Property representative |
    Good afternoon, Couiza is a little village and you can find only a very few shops. Best regards.
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    "get a room on either the ground floor or the first floor"
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    "The rooms facing in are above the courtyard so may be a little noisier at night, but all is quiet before 24.00"
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    "You can request a room at top of tower but we stayed in standard room"
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    "Ask to see the bathrooms are they are tiny, our was almost not usable."
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