Nestled within the ramparts of the citadel and amidst its romantic gardens, Hotel de la Cité (5*) offers a unique experience to each of its guests. Whether sipping wine under the towering trees or tasting some of the region's most exciting cuisine at La Barbacane, Hôtel de la Cité offers a marvellous blend of the medieval and the contemporary. Boasting UNESCO World Heritage status, it is perfectly placed to explore the region’s Cathar castles, the lush vineyards of the Languedoc-Roussillon province and the Canal du Midi.
Nestled within the ramparts of the citadel and amidst its romantic gardens, Hotel de la Cité (5*) offers a unique experience to each of its guests. As befits a hotel of such unique character, each of the 47 guestrooms and 13 suites at Hôtel de la Cité are individually furnished and decorated with more than a dash of aristocratic style. Sip a glass of wine under the towering trees or at the bar lounge or taste some of the region's most exciting cuisine at La Barbacane. Offering a dramatic view of the Saint-Nazaire Basilica, the hotel's pool is the perfect place to unwind after a long day exploring Carcassonne. Relax under the cool shade of aged trees, or bask in the warmth of the Mediterranean sun.
Classic Rooms offer a view of the narrow cobblestoned streets of the citadel, or a view over the rooftops. Classic rooms are spacious and decorated in either the classic French style or in the Provençal style with delightful floral patterns. The rooms have a king-size bed or two twin beds, a desk and two comfortable armchairs. The marble bathrooms have double washbasins with his and her beauty products.
Depending on their aspect, superior rooms offer a view of the citadel ramparts or of the hotel's private gardens, which can been seen from the terrace or balcony. These rooms are spacious and charmingly decorated with furniture in natural oak and medieval touch. King-size or twin beds, armchairs, desks and luggage racks are features of the superior room.
Junior Suites are spacious and elegantly decorated, offering the very finest fabrics and are complemented by superb furnishings crafted in local workshops. The lounge area, suitable for relaxing, is outfitted with a couch, coffee table and writing desk. Junior Suites offer spacious bathrooms with his and her vanities and separate showers.
Family Rooms are decorated in a refined classic French style, offering beautiful views of the medieval citadel. These spacious rooms are appointed with one king-sized bed, one single bed and a rollaway bed. Fitted with marble bathrooms with double basins, family rooms can comfortably accommodate two adults and two children.
The atmosphere in La Barbacane is one of charm and elegance – from its beautiful wood panelled interior and stained glass windows to the enchanting view. La Barbacane offers a wide range of tempting dishes, created with imagination, flair and artistry. Executive Chef, Jérôme Ryon and Pastry Chef, Régis Chanel, put forth a sophisticated and skilful re-thinking of traditional French cuisine while using ingredients of the highest quality.
At the Brasserie Le Donjon, you will enjoy traditional yet inventive dishes based on seasonal produce. In this eclectic "medieval-contemporary" decor, restaurant-director-chef Eric Bivent offers a wide choice of the culinary wealth of the terroirs in Aude, whether influenced by the Mediterranean or the flavours of the Southwest of France.
Take a quiet break at the end of the day, relax in a cosy armchair by the fire. Enjoy a comfortable, soothing drink and exquisite canapés with live piano entertainment in a warm and inviting atmosphere. The Library Bar is a great place to enjoy a cocktail or a glass of wine before having dinner at one of the excellent restaurants.
Various professional services are available upon appointment. These beauty and wellness services are carried out in the privacy of your room or in the spa’s dedicated massage room.
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