Le Saint-James, Bordeaux

Picture yourself standing on the terrace of an 18th century French farmhouse, above the picturesque village of Bouliac – renowned as the ‘Balcony of Bordeaux’. Now imagine the farmhouse transformed into an ultimately stylish, contemporary hotel by a leading architect. This is Le Saint-James, one of Bordeaux’s leading boutique hotels and restaurants, in an area famed for attracting artists, wine connoisseurs and aficionados of fine food.

Le Saint-James itself comprises its original farmhouse longère plus a collection of pavilions, all of which open out onto the natural surroundings – connecting you with sweeping countryside and picturesque vineyards, whether you’re dining, tasting fine wine, sleeping in an elegant bedroom or simply relaxing. To truly experience Bordeaux, make Le Saint-James an integral part of your luxury, tailor-made holiday to France.

Le Saint-James, at a glance

  • Former 18th century farmhouse, transformed into an exclusive hotel in 1989
  • Close to the acclaimed village of Bouliac • Exclusive selection of just 18 rooms and suites
  • Standard rooms are cool white, with windows that invite you to experience the outdoors
  • Deluxe rooms have wrap-around windows, so you sleep ‘in the vineyard’
  • Suites have private terraces, Jacuzzis, panoramic views and a Harley Davidson as décor!
  • Fabulous, fine dining restaurant

For leisure and pleasure

  • Excellent swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Manicured garden and patio for complete relaxation
  • Tea room and welcoming bar
  • Culinary classes in the cookery school
  • Easy access to the gorgeous village of Bouliac – mecca for artists, gourmets, wine connoisseurs and discerning visitors wishing to experience the authentic Bordeaux
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