Ferme Saint Simeon

| Honfleur, Normandy, France
 

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Overview

Relais & Chateaux property set within a historic farmhouse with a spa, gourmet restaurant, bar, smoking lounge, and painting classes. A short stroll from shops and restaurants in downtown Honfleur, the hotel offers a centralized base for exploring Normandy.
Nestled on a hill within a charming 17th century Norman home, the Ferme Saint Simeon boasts panoramic views of the Seine Estuary. During the height of impressionism, the greatest artists of the time painted within the property's gardens. Today, the completely refurbished farm is a Relais & Chateaux hotel offering a gastronomic restaurant, bar, lounge , spa, and smoking lounge featuring numerous impressionist and contemporary paintings bringing back an atmosphere of a bygone era.

The 35 rooms and suites are situated within the original farmhouse and the Pressoir. All have been artfully restored with oak flooring, ancient paneling, and noble materials, resulting in a luxurious and rustic retreat. Accommodations are cozy with modern conveniences including minibars, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and iPhone docking stations.

The hotel's gastronomic restaurant serves Norman cuisine in an authentic environment. Prepared by Chef Mickael Lelievre, the dishes are crafted using carefully selected Norman produce from the best local sources, to offer the finest regional cuisine. The Lounge & Bar overlook the Seine and flowery gardens, and are set within a space featuring wood paneling and a crackling fire. The lounge and bar area serves cocktails, Calvados, Armagnacs, and champagnes, often accompanied by local musicians. The Smoking Room features a lounge area and terrace, with a traditional English style ambiance with club armchairs and a piano.

The spa is located within the Pressoir. There are four treatment rooms, and guests can select from a variety of treatments that utilize local ingredients including milk, apples, cereals, and precious stones. There's also a sauna, Hamman, and two jacuzzis. Plus, an indoor pool and fitness center.

In honor of the famous artists who've painted on the grounds, guests can partake in painting classes within the gardens where impressionist masters including Monet, Corot, and Jongkind painted while staying at the guest house.

Location & Map

Hotel Address:
  • Ferme Saint Simeon
  • 20 Rue Adolphe Marais
  • Honfleur, Normandy 14600
  • France

Location Summary
Located a short walk from the historical center of Honfleur. The hotel is an ideal starting point to discover Normandy, take a tour to the World War II D-Day beaches, explore cider and local cheese routes, Deauville's beaches, the famous cliffs of Etretat and Mont Saint-Michel. Property is about a 2-hour drive from Paris.

Directions to Hotel
By car from Paris: A 14, A 13, A 29, exit 3. Cross Honfleur then take D 513 by the coast.

By train: Deauville-Trouville is 15 km away.

Highlights & Reviews

Note Bene
Painting classes in the hotel's gardens where all these famous painters did while staying at la Ferme Saint Siméon.
Banquets & Meetings
The Pigeonnier dining room can host up to 40 persons.
Disabled Access
2 Superior rooms with garden views.
Meeting Space
2 meeting rooms for up to 30 persons.
Fine Dining On Site
Gastronomic restaurant open every day for lunch and dinner.
Fine Dining Nearby
10-minute walk to restaurants in downtown Honfleur.
Child Programs
Baby cot on request, convertible sofa in Deluxe Room for child under 12 years old.
Pets Allowed
20 € per day included dog bed, bowl and bone.
Pool Indoor
Large swimming pool with panoramic views of the Seine river.
Spa Facility
4 treatment rooms, Sauna, Hamman, and 2 Jacuzzis.
Biking Touring
On request.
Boating
10-minute walk to the Honfleur Harbor.
Golfing
St. Gatien Golf course is 4 km away, Deauville golf course is 15 km from hotel.
Hiking
Available 4 km from hotel.
Sailing
Available from the Honfleur Harbor.
Shopping
10 minutes walk to shops in Honfleur, 15 minutes drive to Deauville shopping.
Tennis Courts Nearby
15-minute walk.
Theatre Museums
Eugene Boudin Museum (10-minute walk), Caen Memorial (45-minute drive), Bayeux Tapestry (1-hour drive), Giverny Monet Fondation (1-hour 15 drive).
Winery Tours
Clavados distillery in the countryside (apple brandy).
Recommended Rooms
The Deluxe room 19 was the studio of Corot in 19th century. With its immense window affording breathtaking views over the Seine river, this room exudes the fragrances of the past while offering all the comforts of modern life.


Guest Review Highlights

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Amenities

Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pets Allowed
    - Pool Indoor
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Biking Touring
    - Boating
    - Dining
    - Fishing Ocean
    - Golfing
    - Hiking
    - Jogging Running
    - Sailing
    - Shopping
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Theatre & Museums
    - Winery Tours

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Ferme Saint Simeon
Honfleur, Normandy, France