Located on top of the hill in the picturesque village of Bouliac situated just 10km from Bordeaux in South-West France, Le Saint-James with its Michelin-starred restaurant is a beautiful 15-bedroom contemporary boutique hotel designed by Jean Nouveland offering a stunning and memorable view.
One of the attractions of the Bordeaux region, is of course, the wine and there are plenty of vineyards to visit and the stylish and modern Le Saint-James even has its own vineyard. Being one of the second smallest vineyard in the entire region the hotel creates the wine on site.
Arriving at the hotel there is a carpark available and the friendly front office staff makes the check-in procedure pleasant and swift and offers a warm welcome.
The style of the hotel is modern and on the way to the hotel room guests can enjoy impressive artworks on display which is replaced every third month showcasing the work from emerging and established artists.
The Jacuzzi Suite
With 15 bedrooms and 3 suites, all the bedrooms are all designed by Jean Nouvel with the furniture created by famous designers such as MiesVan Der Roheand Jean Prouvé and have spacious bathrooms, satellite TV, mini-bar and Wi-Fi.
The Jacuzzi Suite is located on the top floor and boasts magnificent panoramic views of the vineyard and the city of Bordeaux. The bedroom boasts a sleek and modern design with a large low-profile double bed, a desk and a separate sitting area.The marble bathroom has both a bathtub as well as a power shower. The spacious terrace offers a stunning view overlooking the vineyard and the city. In the evening the heated jacuzzi is the perfect spot to enjoy the beautiful skyline and in the morning breakfast is best enjoyed from the terrace dining area. The rates for the Jacuzzi Suite start at €450.
Le Saint-James – Gourmet Restaurant
The gourmet restaurant “Le Saint-James” is home to Michelin starred Chef Nicolas Magie. Located on the ground floor the restaurant area overlooks the vineyard with large bay windows making the most of the stunning panoramic views.
The impressive tasting menu is inspired by the continuously changing seasons including French specialists such as pigeon, fish, vegetables and prawns all cooked to perfection. With a cellar of around 2000 wines, there is plenty to chose from with help from the restaurant’s sommeliers. The restaurant is open from Tuesday evening to Saturday evening with the average price of €150. The set menus come at €155, €115, €77, €62 and €47.
This hotel is perfect for couples who are looking for a relaxing escape away from the hustle and bustle to enjoy exceptional food and wines in a contemporary and modern designed boutique hotel.
Le Saint-James Hôtel, Relais & Châteaux
3 place Camille Hostein, 33270 BOULIAC
T. +33 (0)5 57 97 06 00 F. +33 (0)5 56 20 92 58