While there are few greater luxuries in life than authentic champagne, that is far from all that Royal Champagne Hotel & Spa has to offer. Royal Champagne offers its guests a truly luxurious escape of the highest level. Located just 45 minutes outside of Paris, the 5-star hotel and spa is what relaxing getaway dreams are made of. Tucked into the quiet French countryside, a winter escape to Royal Champagne provides views of frost-covered vines, cool, crisp air and a peaceful respite after the hustle and bustle the holiday season brings.
Royal Champagne is the Champagne region’s first-ever luxury wellness destination, with a stunning 16,000 square foot spa overlooking the UNESCO-protected vineyards. In partnership with Biologique Recherche, the spa includes nine treatment cabins, two swimming pools (indoor and outdoor), a steam room, a sauna, jacuzzis, a yoga studio, a fitness room and a beauty bar.
While tending to the health and wellness of its guests is a key part of the Royal Champagne experience, spending your day at the spa is not the only way to make the most of your stay. Guests also have the option to sample over 800 wines including local small-batch wine growers; dine at the Michelin-starred Le Royal restaurant; take an e-bike to the village of Hautvillers, Dom Perignon’s resting place and much more. The property has a rich and fascinating history, including ties to Napoleon, boasting its original 19th-century Post House and sophisticated interiors that combine classic designs linked to French history and local heritage. Guests can explore local private champagne labels with their own personal “Champagne Chauffeur,” who works in tandem with the property’s concierge to arrange private cellar visits due to exclusive relationships and open the doors to Champagne houses not open to the public and create a bespoke itinerary to top houses and sightseeing spots.
Feeling hungry? Set beneath a thousand crystal pendants that shimmer in the sun, Le Bellevue Restaurant & Terrace serves guests breakfast, lunch and dinner. Ingredients from locals and friends in the region result in an ever-changing menu full of rich stories and intense flavors. Fancy a drink? Abysse Bar & Terrace serves drinks and food to mingle over from noon to 11:30 p.m.
If you’re looking for an elegant evening, look no further than Michelin-starred restaurant Le Royal Etape Gastronomique, located in the Royal Ballroom. On the menu you will find locally grown vegetables and herbs harvested within Royal Champagne’s grounds making your dinner experience contemporary and exciting. Each season they offer brand new creations for guests to enjoy. Under the golden patinated ceiling, the Royal Ballroom pays historical tribute to the women who played a role in Napoleon’s life. Elegant attire is required to dine at the restaurant, and they welcome guests 5 years of age and older. For families with younger children, a babysitting service is available upon request. While Royal Champagne Hotel & Spa is pet friendly, animals are also not allowed in the restaurant.
Guests also have a special opportunity this winter to book Royal Tea Time on Saturdays and Sundays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Salon Fines Bulles. Guests will enjoy a gourmet moment served by the fireplace with a selection of savory bites and pastries on the menu from Chef Claire Santos Lopes and travel cakes accompanied by a hot drink.
Whether your day was spent relaxing in the spa, lounging by the pool, touring champagne houses or taking a bike ride through the countryside, Royal Champagne guests can end their day by unwinding in their luxurious guest rooms on their private terrace. They can even receive world-renowned bubbly delivered straight to their door with the hotel’s in-room “Champagne Please” button located on the guest room phones. Guests looking to improve their sleep quality can also check out Royal Champagne’s “Royal Sleep Experience” in partnership with French beauty brand AIME, that bridges the worlds of sleep and holistic beauty with in-room sleep essentials, a dedicated menu at the restaurant and more.