About the Hotel
In the heart of medieval Mirepoix, near Carcassonne, Relais Royal Hotel & Restaurant is more than just majestic in name. This regal retreat at the foot of the Pyrenees Mountains has been marvelously restored by French craftsmen. Nearly all of the original features were resurrected, including stunning terracotta tiled floors, wooden ceilings, marble and stone fireplaces and Louis XIV nutwood doors. A member of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux group, this 18th-century French masterpiece resides in harmony with its historical setting.
Each day is a lesson in life's simple pleasures - unwinding in the courtyard, lingering in the garden with its charming swimming pool, or dining at Le Ciel d'Or gourmet restaurant, serving traditional French cuisine infused with international flavors. You might stroll the 14th-century galleries of the village, or visit the acclaimed medieval castle town of Carcassonne. The vineyards of Limoux beckon, while the seductions of Toulouse, Andorra, Spain and the Mediterranean Sea are a leisurely day trip away.