Luxury hotel holiday Hostellerie La Briqueterie Epernay, Champagne

The Hostellerie La Briqueterie is a gastronomic five star hotel found in the heart of Champagne with a Michelin starred restaurant, indoor pool and spa. The hotel is perfect for guests wishing to indulge in a long weekend exploring the Champagne cellars of nearby Epernay and Reims by car and sampling their outstanding produce. Just three hours' driving time from Calais, La Briqueterie is also an ideal stopover when travelling to the south of France as part of a longer touring holiday.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Eurotunnel or ferry crossing if self-drive
  • Flights and hire of a group A car if fly-drive
  • Rail and hire of a group A car if rail-drive
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, car and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hostellerie la Briqueterie, Epernay

Hostellerie La Briqueterie is a 5-star boutique hotel, perfectly situated for exploring the wineries of the Champagne region, including some of the most prestigious champagne houses. Delicious cuisine and excellent spa facilities afford guests a truly tranquil experience.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 5

Location 15-minutes' walk from the village of Vinay, 35 minutes' drive to Montagne de Reims Natural Regional Park

Annual opening Open from 9 January to 15 December

Closest airport Reims Vatry (1 hour's drive) or Paris Charles de Gaulle (90 minutes' drive)

Hotel facilities and services

A Michelin starred Restaurant, Bar, Winter Garden, 3 hectares of manicured Gardens, Free Access to Spa with 2 treatment rooms and Relaxation room (opening hours from 7am to 9pm), Sauna, Hammam, Jacuzzi and Indoor swimming pool, Valet parking with outside and indoor carpark available for a fee, Disabled access.

Out and about nearby

Cruises on the River Marne, the hotel is a 5 km distance from the Champagne cellars in Épernay. Close proximity to the city of Reims and its notable gothic cathedral.

Sports nearby

18-hole Golf course, Horse riding, Mountain biking, Cycling, Canoeing, Hunting and Fishing.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Classical double room for 3 nights

From about

£480

Holiday Code FE993

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hostellerie la Briqueterie, Epernay

Nestled in the heart of the Champagne region, Hostellerie La Briqueterie is a gastronomic hotel with the ambience of understated luxury and charm typical to all Relais & Châteaux properties. Once the former brickworks of Chevirer, architect of Chaumières de France, La Briqueterie's name and design appears as a homage to the area's history, bringing the essence of the 'country cottage' to the 21st Century. The 36 rooms and 4 suites are designed individually with modern bursts of colour set against furniture in timeless French style. The wooden beams in the communal areas add unmistakable charm. The bar serves as a lounge where guests enjoy champagne by the fireside and relax in the Winter-Garden, a conservatory with an indoor fountain and exotic plants. There are spectacular views of the Champagne countryside all around and large windows bathing rooms in light. The restaurant is a sensory joy where guests enjoy Michelin starred cuisine paired with the perfect wine. The spa at La Briqueterie leaves guests with a heightened sense of wellness with treatments, a hammam steam room, sauna, Jacuzzi and indoor swimming pool. The 3 hectares of manicured grounds and fountains are a harbour of peace with stone benches to read on and fragrant flower lined trails to explore. Days of entertainment and culture are promised with nearby visits to the Champagne houses' cellars, trips to Épernay and the city of Reims.

Room descriptions

Hostellerie La Briqueterie has 36 rooms and 4 suites equipped with high speed Wi-Fi, cable TV, mini-bar, air conditioning and ensuite bathrooms.

Classic Room located on the first floor
Superior Room with lounge space, arm chair and coffee table, walk-in wardrobe
Deluxe Room with separate hall entrance
Junior Suite with Jacuzzi and view over vineyard

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Classical double room for 3 nights

From about

£480

Holiday Code FE993

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hostellerie la Briqueterie, Epernay

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Hostellerie La Briqueterie, our clients usually arrive in their own car on a self-drive holiday, either to visit the hotel in its own right or as part of a multi-centre touring holiday. We include a Eurotunnel crossing or a ferry crossing, depending on what you would like to do and what is most appropriate to your overall journey. It is also possible to visit the region of Champagne by flying to Paris or taking the Eurostar to Paris and then hiring a car. We will arrange this for you.

Additional information

Children: Children are welcome at the hotel. Cots are provided free of charge for infants. Extra beds can also be added to Superior Rooms for a supplement charge.

Other information: Dogs accepted on request. Packages are available at this hotel.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Classical double room for 3 nights

From about

£480

Holiday Code FE993

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hostellerie la Briqueterie, Epernay

About Champagne

An Expressions tailor-made holiday to Champagne offers the chance to explore one of the great historic provinces of France. Known in the 9th century under Charlemagne for its agricultural riches, it became famous for its produce and celebrated fairs. Today, though known of course for its eponymous sparkling wine, and despite lying en route from the UK to the south of France, Champagne is one of the least visited regions in France, an under sung gem waiting to be explored. Naturally, bubbly looms large on the list of attractions for visitors to the region, with Epernay, a lovely town on the chalky hills southwest of Reims, the undisputed champagne capital of the world. Here, you can enjoy tastings at the home of several champagne producers, including Moet & Chandon and Perrier-Jouet. Smaller producers can also be visited between the pretty towns of Bar sur Aube and Les Riceys. Champagne can also be tasted at the celebrated Taittinger cellars in Reims, the largest town in the Champagne. A bustling university city, Reims has all the feel of a busy regional capital, with a fabulous old town and magnificent 13th century cathedral, one of the greatest gothic buildings of northern France. Largely made up of undulating hills and pretty farmland, Champagne's landscape rises in the north towards the densely wooded, river-riven walker's paradise of the Ardennes, with the Plateau de Langres in the south home to the fortified Roman hill town of Langres, sometimes known as the Carcassonne of the North - without the crowds. Due to its proximity to the north coast of France, the Champagne region can easily be incorporated into a self-drive touring holiday of the Northern Vineyards or can be used as a stopover en route to the French Alps and Lakes.

Highlights of Champagne

Champagne cellar visits in Reims, Epernay and in vineyards along the Aube; the old town of Charleville Mezieres, capital of the Ardennes department; Charles de Gaulle's country residence and burial site, Colombey les Deux Eglises; Reims, with one of the finest medieval cathedrals in France, once the coronation place of French kings, now with one of the best son-et-lumieres in France; Reims' magnificent Roman triumphal arch; Lac du Der, the biggest reservoir in Europe, one of the most important migration routes for Europe's waterfowl, sheltering vast flocks of cranes, passing through in their thousands in spring and autumn; the fortified hill town of Langres, ‘Carcassonne of the North’ - minus the crowds; la foret d'Orient near Troyes and Montagne de Reims, both Regional Natural Parks; river trips along the Seine, the Marne, and the Aube; the 13th century gothic cathedral of Troyes, with its spectacular stained glass windows; autumn wine festivals.

Travel around the Champagne region

The Champagne region is reached very easily from the UK by air and rail. With the most extensive rail network in Western Europe, France is a great country to explore by train. The nationally owned SNCF (Societe Nationale des Chemins de Fer) runs fast, efficient services between the main towns. Buses cover the rural areas, but services can be rather sporadic, with departures often at awkward times. To visit Champagne's cellars - the main reason for being here - by far the best option is to rent a car.

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