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Where to Eat and Stay in Champagne & Ardenne

A selection of quality hotels and restaurants plus some atmospheric hidden gems

Related articles: The Road Less Travelled in Champagne & Ardenne [1]
12 Must-See Sites in Champagne & Ardenne [2]


La Maison de Rhodes, Troyes

Five-star hotel in a timber-framed building right in the heart of the medieval city, with 11 rooms, restaurant and pool. The sister hotel of the 4-star Le Champ des Oiseaux next door. www.maisonderhodes.com [3]

Hôtel de la Paix, Reims

Part of the Best Western Plus hotel portfolio with 169 modern, soundproofed rooms in the city centre. Brasserie, bar, indoor pool, sauna and steam room – 4 stars. www.bestwestern-lapaix-reims.com [4]

Hôtel Le Château Fort, Sedan

Unique 4-star accommodation located in an historic military fortress with 54 modern bedrooms, bistro, bar and gastronomic restaurant, La Tour d’Auvergne. www.hotel-lechateaufort.fr [5]

Le Dormeur du Val, Charleville-Mézières

Bright colours and contemporary styling are the hallmark of this 4-star, 17-bedroom Best Western hotel conveniently located between the station and place Ducale. www.hotel-dormeur-du-val.com [6]

Johann and Lisbeth offer guests a warm welcome at the Clos de Mutigny. Photo: Gillian Thornton


Domaine Château du Faucon, Donchery

Four-star 16th-century château hotel and estate in the Ardennes countryside with 33 rooms and suites in varied styles. Spa, riding stables, tennis and other sports. www.domaine-chateaufaucon.com [7]

Clos de Mutigny, La Chaussée-sur-Marne

Tranquil riverside Logis in a bourgeois country house set within suitably spacious gardens. There are 18 rooms to choose from, and locally sourced cuisine to dine on. www.closdemutigny.com [8]

La Source Bleue, Gudmont-Villiers

Eco-friendly hotel in an old watermill beside a lake where vivid blue water emerges from a natural spring. Hosts a gastronomic restaurant serving seasonal produce. www.hotelsourcebleue.com [9]

Hôtel Le Val Moret, Magnant

Just minutes from the A5 motorway south of Troyes, an excellent 3-star Logis with stylish, soundproofed ‘motel’ rooms, renowned restaurant and indoor pool. www.le-val-moret.com [10]

Le Marius, Ricey-Bas

Eleven individually-designed rooms in a quiet village in the Côte des Bar. The restaurant is located in a vaulted stone cellar that is typical of the area – 3 stars. www.hotel-le-marius.com [11]

Enjoy truly zero-kilometre cuisine at the Ferme de Sossa. Photo: Gillian Thornton


La Ferme de Sossa, Vecqueville

A working farm offering accommodation in the hills above Joinville. Atmospheric rooms, optional dinner with family (English spoken by Maria), and breakfasts made with produce of the farm. www.chambre-hote-sossa.com [12]


La Table d’Arthur, Charleville-Mézières

Inventive cuisine awarded Bib Gourmand by the Michelin Guide. Restaurant and bistro menus to choose from. www.latabledarthur.fr [13]

Les Boucles de Meuse, Monthermé

Traditional French cuisine and regional Ardennes dishes are served at this Logis hotel-restaurant with 9 rooms and views over the Meuse valley. www.lesbouclesdemeuse.net [14]

Côté Cuisine, Reims

Gastronomic restaurant with a well-presented Provençal-style interior courtyard that is perfect for summer-evening dining. www.restaurant-cote-cuisine.com [15]

La Grange du Relais sits on the outskirts of Charles de Gaulle’s home village. Photo: Gillian Thornton

Café du Palais, Reims

Fourth-generation family bistro established in 1930 with Art Deco interiors. Offers an extensive wine and champagne list. www.cafedupalais.fr [16]

Restaurant Jérôme Feck, Châlons-en-Champagne

Polished wood, stone floors and big windows are the décor for this Michelin-starred restaurant working under local chef Jérôme Feck within the Hôtel d’Angleterre. www.hotel-dangleterre.fr [17]

La Maison de Marie Caroline, Châlons-en-Champagne

Restaurant and tea room with grocery serving light meals in the centre of Châlons. Three chambres d’hôtes bedrooms for overnight guests. www.lamaisondemariecaroline.com [18]

La Grange du Relais, Colombey-les-Deux-Églises

Pretty rustic restaurant and hôtel de charme with 11 rooms lying on the edge the village. he Colombier restaurant near the church is owned by the same people. www.lagrangedurelais.fr [19]

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