This summer 2014, the Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa will launch the new ‘Le Concierge des Enfants’ service for young travellers, with a special activities programme surrounding the its new bear mascot Victor.
GREAT ROOMS FOR FAMILY
Grand Hotel de Bordeaux & Spa will also introduce 16 new suites for which it will partner with leading French childrenswear brand Bonpoint.
Spanning over 50 square metres, the new suites at the hotel will offer larger and lighter spaces for families with a separate living area that opens onto a spacious bedroom and includes a comfortable sofa bed, allowing the suites to sleep up to four guests.
Rooms will also be equipped with children’s slippers, dressing gowns and bath amenities, as well as offering cribs and a baby-sitting service on request.
SPECIAL GIFTS FROM BONPOINT
The hotel is paying particular attention to younger guests, partnering with chic children’s clothing and accessories house Bonpoint to offer a special Bonpoint kit including a bracelet for girls and a pin for boys staying in the new suites.
In conjunction with the hotel’s brand new partnership with Bonpoint, ‘Le Concierge des Enfants’ can also arrange for guests to have out of hours private appointments at the Bonpoint store located on Rue Buffon in Bordeaux.
A CONCIERGE JUST FOR KIDS
In line with this, the hotel will also launch a special concierge service, ‘Le Concierge des Enfants.’
Upon arrival, guests will receive a family-friendly welcome and children will discover an array of gifts in their rooms, from Victor bear cuddly toys for toddlers and films, to t-shirts for children aged 10 upwards.
SO MANY THINGS TO DO FOR KIDS
From treasure hunts and family vineyard tours, to visits to one of the nearby sandy beaches and boat excursions in the Arcachon Bay, there is something for every member of the family to enjoy.
Families can rent bicycles and explore the historic neighbourhood and surrounding countryside. Alternatively, they can take part in a city tour onboard a small train with accompanying audio commentary.
In addition, ‘Le Concierge des Enfants’ can source tickets to the nearby family-friendly museums, including the Museum of Aquitaine, Public Gardens and Cap Sciences.
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BRUNCH FOR FAMILIES
AT GRAND HOTEL DE BORDEAUX
Back at the hotel, families can share a specially created brunch* in the relaxed atmosphere of ‘The Bordeaux’ brasserie, with high chairs available for babies and a buffet at children’s height.
Younger guests can discover the dedicated children’s area, where they can experience a variety of activities from board games and drawing to face-painting, allowing parents to relax and enjoy their brunch.
The brasserie offers a children’s menu and an array of traditional French dishes prepared by new executive chef Stephane Carrade.
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Similarly, children will be able to choose their favourite dishes from the menus which will be made available at L’Orangerie, as well as the Pressoir d’Argent restaurant.
*Brunch is available every Sunday from 11.30am, with children’s menu priced at €15 (for children under 12 years old)
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN
THE LEADING FAMILY PACKAGE
Tying in all of these family-friendly elements, the hotel will offer a special Leading Family Package, available all year round and starting from €685 (approx. £564):
* Accommodation for families of four in one of the new suites
* Daily breakfast at The Bordeaux brasserie
* Access to the Nuxe Spa ‘Les Bains de Léa’ for the whole family
* VIP family welcome arranged by ‘Le Concierge des Enfants’
* Free WIFI ‘Le Concierge des Enfants’
Various family amenities offered at the hotel will enable guests to relish memorable family moments at Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa and showcase the hotel’s ongoing dedication and commitment to improving the quality of guests’ experience.
ABOUT THE GRAND HOTEL BORDEAUX & SPA
Located in France’s southwest region, Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa, overseen by Yan Vacher, is situated in the centre of the city, in La Place de La Comédie square overlooking Le Grand Théâtre.
Originally designed by Victor Louis in the 18th century, Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa re-opened at the end of 2007, after a full redesign overseen by internationally acclaimed interior designer Jacques Garcia.
Bordeaux’s only palace hotel, the Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa boasts an unparalleled level of luxury and elegance in the city, steeped in cultural heritage.
The hotel offers its local and international clientele the following:
* A gastronomic experience in ‘Le Pressoir d’Argent’ fine-dining restaurant
* The Bordeaux brasserie with outdoor terrace overseen by Stéphane Carrade
* ‘L’Orangerie’, a buzzing space in the heart of the hotel.
* Les Bains de Léa Spa offers treatments by acclaimed French beauty brand NUXE. Bathed with natural light throughout, the spa leads out onto a terrace, offering exceptional views across the rooftops of Bordeaux.