$185 per night

Room2 guests
Bonnelles, Île-de-France, France
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Think of a country escape within easy reach of Paris and you’re probably thinking of a palace built by the 18th-century aristocracy. As much as we love a good palace hotel, we also love hotels that take some liberties with expectations, and Le Barn is one of those hotels. Formerly an equestrian estate, it’s been redeveloped by a cutting-edge Parisian design firm, and the result is a hotel that’s comfortingly rustic and refreshingly stylish at the same time — its buildings combine classic agricultural silhouettes with contemporary construction and detailing.

The interiors are even more modern than that; farmhouse kitsch is entirely absent, replaced by a style that’s minimalistic but no less cozy for it, clean lines rendered in warm tones and natural textures. They’re comfortable but stop well short of anything ostentatious, and they’ve all got private terraces for plentiful views of the surrounding countryside.

You won’t be surprised to learn that La Serre, the restaurant, is a farm-to-table affair, and cooking and cocktail classes feature as well. There’s also a small spa that features Nordic-style outdoor hot tubs as well as a traditional treatment room. For the most part, though, the diversions depend on Le Barn’s rural setting: not just lawn games and cycling but horseback riding as well, in a nod to the estate’s former life.

Text Courtesy of Tablet Hotels

Modern home with Exterior, Barn Building Type, Wood Siding Material, Ranch Building Type, Metal Siding Material, A-Frame RoofLine, and Metal Roof Material. Photo  of Le Barn
Modern home with Dining Room, Chair, Ceiling Lighting, Pendant Lighting, and Concrete Floor. Photo 2 of Le Barn
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Modern home with Exterior, A-Frame RoofLine, Barn Building Type, Metal Roof Material, and Wood Siding Material. Photo 4 of Le Barn
Modern home with Exterior, Hipped RoofLine, Wood Siding Material, and House Building Type. Photo 5 of Le Barn
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Modern home with Living Room, Wall Lighting, Sofa, and Concrete Floor. Photo 7 of Le Barn
Modern home with Bedroom, Carpet Floor, Wall Lighting, and Bed. Photo 8 of Le Barn
Modern home with Bath Room and Ceramic Tile Wall. Photo 9 of Le Barn
Modern home with Living Room, Chair, Light Hardwood Floor, and Coffee Tables. Photo 10 of Le Barn
Modern home with Bedroom, Carpet Floor, and Bed. Photo 11 of Le Barn
Modern home with Exterior, Metal Roof Material, and Barn Building Type. Photo 12 of Le Barn


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