Have you ever dreamed of going back in time and slipping into the shoes of a noble squire for a day? In the heart of Ariège , a few minutes walk from Saint-Girons , the Château de Beauregard invites you to live this waking dream in its exceptional establishment : a charming hotel restaurant located in a superb 19th century bourgeois building nestled in lush greenery .
Metamorphosed into a hotel for 15 years, this impressive residence was at the time a simple private house. A rich owner often absent and staff responsible for maintaining the premises throughout the year, this is the atmosphere that reigned there. Today, Agnès and Nathalie welcome you to their three-star boutique hotel . The charm of the establishment is matched only by the warmth and friendliness of their welcome , the impeccable quality of the service , and the exceptional taste with which they redecorated the establishment. Hunting , flea market , unearth antique furniture to recreate the original atmosphere of the house, such was their mission from their arrival. Challenge met to perfection! Between canopy beds , voltary armchairs and baroque mirrors , each room is a journey back in time …
All modern comfort in an antique decor
George Sand Prestige Suite Bathroom
A refined and romantic decor
A coat rack for every writer!
The establishment pays homage to French literature, by naming each of the ten rooms after famous writers. Thus, for a comfortable stay , we will gladly stay on the first floor, in “the women's district”, as the owners call it. We will hesitate between the George Sand and the Colette , the two prestige suites of approximately 40 m², with bathroom (shower and bath) and separate WC , equipped with air conditioning , wide-angle TV , coffee maker , and with a large private terrace overlooking the property's garden . Separated from one floor, no doubt to avoid couple quarrels, Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine welcome us comfortably in their traditional rooms of around twenty square meters, equipped, like all the others, with a flat screen TV , safe , heating , fan and hairdryer .
Colette Prestige Suite
A pretty canopy bed
Michelin guides from the last century
Ultra comfort bedding and free wifi accessible on all floors may make you want to hibernate the entire stay in your room, but no! Do not miss the opportunity to go and relax in the hotel's private spa ! Treat yourself to a moment of intimacy and relaxation in duo or solo, in the old stables of the property . In the heart of winter , bask in the bubbling jacuzzi at the corner of a real fireplace and enjoy the gentle warmth of the hammam . In summer , it is the swimming pool which will entice you to sunbathe in peace on a deckchair .
Here you are perfectly rested and serene, ready to revel in the delicious cuisine of the Auberge d'Antan, the restaurant of the Château de Beauregard .
A chimney fire in the spa, for a warm atmosphere
A moment of well-being in the jacuzzi
The Château de Beauregard swimming pool
Run by Yannick and Laurent , the dear spouses of our two hotel owners Agnès and Nathalie, this inn lives up to its name… Nineteen o'clock sharp, we couldn't wait any longer, we shyly open the door, and here we are in the middle of the old barn of the castle with exposed stones and beams . We raise our heads to let ourselves be impressed by the immense chandelier suspended from the wooden frame . Very quickly, our flair was caught by the sweet aroma of roasted meat . A glance to the right and my eyes widen in front of this roast suckling pig , according to the ancestral method . I understand without delay that the huge cauldron simmering above the hearth , contains the precious garbure , a cabbage and meat soup, a traditional dish of Gascony cuisine , which precedes all the menus of the house .
A medieval scene yet very current!
The mezzanine of the Auberge d'Antan
Quality meat, worked with respect by the chef
At this moment, a question crosses my mind: are we still in the 21st century? It is the waiters , drawn to the nails, who bring me back to reason soon, working to offer us a neat and attentive service, worthy of a star .
It begins, as I said, with a generous tureen placed directly on the table. Here, no fuss, we use the ladle, and the good franquette !
Homemade aperitif, tapenade and onion confit
Yum, good luck!
The rest will be made only of fine and quality products , from the Ariège region and cooked with know-how , among which, some stars of the menu : beef matured in the cellars of the Château de Beauregard , a homemade foie gras to make melt, or a smoked salmon by them . And if meat is not your thing, the chefs will be happy to cook up a delicious vegetarian menu upon prior request.
Meat maturing cellar
All fondant scallops
In summer, you will particularly appreciate the large terrace in the shade of wisteria to taste a good sorbet from the famous Maître Artisan Glacier Philippe Faur with your Georgette , this funny cutlery between spoon and fork, invented in the neighboring village .
A chestnut dessert to taste with Georgette
Have you thought about privatizing the Château de Beauregard for a family or professional event ? Whether it is for your wedding , a baptism , a birthday or an Incentive weekend , Agnes, Nathalie, Yannick and Laurent, are listening to all your wishes to make your stay an unforgettable moment . The gite will easily complement the accommodation of the hotel, bringing the premises to a sleeping capacity of 30 people in total. The circus-style tent will welcome the festivities over the catering menu developed to delight your taste buds and those of your guests. Finally, the bright glass roof will serve as a superb meeting room for pleasant and productive work sessions . Don't wait any longer and ask for a quote for your events!
Maximum capacity for privatization:
Maximum 30 beds: 22 beds at the hotel + 8 beds at the gîte
Hostel capacity: 50 pers. min 120 pers. max, on 2 levels.
Marquee capacity: 110 pers. min - 200 pers. max Privatization of hotel and gîte
Opening hours and days:
The hotel Spa is open every day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. - 55 min privatization: 22 € / pers.
The Auberge d'Antan is closed on Saturday noon, Sunday evening and Monday.
Covered terrace of the Auberge d'Antan
Entrance to the Château de Beauregard
Article written by Léa Dürr for the Toulouse Pyrénées Guide