The Château de Castel Novel is a luxurious hotel positioned in an amazing property of 99 acres, located just 10 minutes away from the town of Brive-La-Gaillarde.
The Château is ideally situated for exploring the region and the several golf clubs nearby. It provides many opportunities for fishing, canoeing, hiking and cycling.
Former Castle Hotel
The castle boasts 27 rooms and suites, all of high standard and comfort, decorated in various and traditional ways. It was built in the 13th century and most of its features date from the 18th century. After changing many owners, it came to the possession of Henri de Jouvenel, a journalist and politician who was married to the famous French novelist Colette. She was so inspired by the atmosphere of the castle that she wrote several of her novels there.
The hotel was built on a rock in the 13th -15th centuries, while its total architecture dates from the 18th century.