Luxury hotel holiday Hotel Chais Monnet & Spa Cognac

This superb 5-star hotel is a fusion of the ultra-modern and the traditions of the region and its wine making heritage. The Chais is the original winery of the House of Monnet, founded in 1838 and whose emblem is a salamander. The hotel today has 92 rooms, a gastronomic restaurant, a brasserie, a jazz bar and a spa with indoor swimming pool. The hotel is situated in the centre of the attractive town of Cognac, within walking distance of the cognac houses, and the town centre with its pale, grey-blond-stone houses.
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
  • Choice of upgrades available - rooms, flights and board basis

Luxury bespoke hotel holidays to Hotel Chais Monnet & Spa, Cognac

This 5-star hotel with 92 rooms and suites occupies what were the original winery of the Monnet cognac with additional ultra-modern wings. In town centre, with gastronomic restaurant and spa.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 5

Location In the centre of Cognac, about 8 minutes’ walk from the church

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Bordeaux

Distance from airport 90 minutes’ drive

Closest railway station Cognac

Distance from railway station 3 minutes by car, 12 minutes on foot

Hotel facilities and services

Gastronomic restaurant, brasserie, jazz bar, tea-room, spa, fitness room with private coaches, steam room, jacuzzi, sauna, indoor/outdoor swimming pool, baby-sitting on request, complimentary valet parking and car park, 24-hour room service.

Complimentary

Wi-Fi

Out and about nearby

The town of Cognac with its famous cognac houses including Martell, Hennessy, Camus, Monnet with visits and tastings available. Also, in the town are elegant grey-blond stone houses, a Museum of Art and History, the quays of the River Charente, the Maison de la Lieutenance, the Chateau de Cognac which dates from the 12th century, and the Romanesque church of Saint Leger. In Cognac there is also the town park, laid out along the lines of an English garden. The vineyards can be visited as well as the Bouteville factory which produces oak-aged balsamic vinegar. The mediaeval town of Pons, the Chateau de Beaulon, Talmont on the coast, the Renaissance Chateau de Plassac.

Sports nearby

Water skiing, wakeboarding, golf (18-hole, par 72 course at Cognac), horse-riding, walking, cycling.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Deluxe room for 5 nights for a fly-drive holiday

From about

£1,370 Until 13 July and from 25 August

£1,480 14 July to 24 August, plus Easter and New Year

Holiday Code EXH46336

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 hotel holidays to Hotel Chais Monnet & Spa, Cognac

Room descriptions

Hotel Chais Monnet has 92 rooms and suites, each with complimentary Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, in-room safe, refrigerated private bar, coffee and tea facilities, luxury robes and slippers, hairdryers, digital scales. The hotel also has 9 apartments.

Deluxe room double or twin beds, 28 to 38 sqm
Premier room double or twin beds, 39 to 47 sqm
Junior suite double or twin beds, 49 to 62 sqm
Family suite double plus single and cot
Suite double or twin beds, 68 to 87 sqm

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Deluxe room for 5 nights for a fly-drive holiday

From about

£1,370 Until 13 July and from 25 August

£1,480 14 July to 24 August, plus Easter and New Year

Holiday Code EXH46336

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 hotel holidays to Hotel Chais Monnet & Spa, Cognac

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to the Hotel Chais Monnet, our clients usually arrive by car (hire-car or own car), either to visit the hotel on its own for a long stay or as part of a multi-centre touring holiday. We include flights and hire-car with this holiday but can arrange it to be a self-drive with a ferry or Eurotunnel crossing, or you can travel by train to Saintes and collect a hire-car there. If you don’t want the use of a hire-car, transfers from Cognac station can be arranged.

Additional information

Children: The hotel welcomes children and family suites are available. On Saturdays and Sundays there is a Kids’ club from 11 am until 5pm, with a range of activities for children aged from 1 to 12 years.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Deluxe room for 5 nights for a fly-drive holiday

From about

£1,370 Until 13 July and from 25 August

£1,480 14 July to 24 August, plus Easter and New Year

Holiday Code EXH46336

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 hotel holidays to Hotel Chais Monnet & Spa, Cognac

Highlights of Bordeaux

Visit vineyards and chateaux, for tasting and buying. Visit the oyster beds. Experience the Cognac distilleries, and the Romanesque architecture. Bordeaux is the historical centre for wine however you may also visit the villages of the wine region such as St Emilion.

Climate in the Bordeaux Region

Average air temperatures in Centigrade: Jan: 10.0, Feb: 9.4, Mar: 12.2, Apr: 19.5, May: 18.0, Jun: 23.7, Jul: 27.2, Aug: 25.7, Sep: 24.2, Oct: 19.7, Nov: 15.4, Dec: 11.0. Source: Direction de la Meteorologique de France

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