This secluded 18th-century farmhouse in the heart of Normandy embodies all the charm of the region and is ideal for relaxing in the shady garden dotted with apple trees and fish ponds, or sampling some of the region’s best dishes.
Le Manoir des Impressionnistes
Le Manoir des Impressionnistes is set in an 18th-century half-timbered farmhouse built in a quintessential Normandy style. Its name is a tribute to the impressionist artists who once painted on the local hillside overlooking the Seine. Today the boutique manor has a stately and intimate atmosphere with wood-beamed ceilings and classically French decor.
The hotel is about a ten-minute drive from Honfleur and has ten elegant rooms equipped with modern amenities and large windows that overlook the hotel gardens or the Seine.
Service is warm and friendly, the restaurant serves gourmet cuisine typical of the region and there’s an inviting bar with a stone fireplace and a refreshing outdoor terrace with views of the water.
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Large windows flood the ten guest rooms with natural light and offer views of the hotel gardens and water beyond. No two rooms are styled in the same way, but all are classically French in their design using local patterns on the curtains and quilts, impressionist scenes on the walls and antique furniture to expertly create a subtle balance between tradition and modernity. All feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen televisions and bathrooms with bath and shower. The Triple Comfort room also has its own balcony.
Le Manoir des Impressionnistes has a peaceful, riverside location just outside vibrant Honfleur. It's a leisurely ten-minute drive to the bustling, restaurant-lined port and you can easily hop in a taxi in the evenings to have dinner in town or stay put, and take in the vivid sunsets over the Seine, which flows right in front of the hotel. The historic D-Day beaches are a bit further afield and can be accessed in a drive of about an hour and a half.
Food and drink
The chef prepares regional dishes using seasonal produce from the hotel’s vegetable garden and local farms. The breakfast menu consists of assorted breads, jams, fruit and other à la carte items served with freshly squeezed fruit juice. Lunch and dinner are served in the hotel’s outdoor terrace or small, gastronomic restaurant overlooking the sea.
Facilities and activities
The property’s secluded spa, located in a beautifully renovated farmhouse, includes a steam room, sauna and an outdoor heated resistance pool. The spa also offers body scrubs, massages, facials and a variety of beauty treatments designed to revitalize the body.
A traditional yet elegant 18th-century farmhouse with quintessential half-timbered façade, friendly service and a gourmet restaurant, Le Manoir des Impressionnistes is a first-rate choice located in tranquil countryside just outside Honfleur.
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Alternative places to stay nearby
Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favorite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
Located in the heart of Honfleur, just steps from Saint-Catherine’s Church and the old port, the small, family-run Hotel le Dauphin les Loges is characterful, friendly and built in quintessential Normandy style with a 17th-century half-timbered façade.
Just a short walk from the heart of Honfleur, La Ferme Saint Siméon is a peaceful retreat set in an elegant country residence that was once home to impressionist painter Claude Monet. It now offers five-star facilities and service.
Centrally located yet tucked away in a small 16th-century private square, La Maison de Lucie strikes an easy balance between chic and intimate, as if guests are staying in a private home.
Despite its central location in Honfleur, Les Maisons de Léa feels like a stylish country house with beamed ceilings, large stone fireplaces and chic decor. A charming hotel, it is known for its refined elegance, excellent service and fine dining.
Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
Explore the historical heart of Honfleur on a guided walking tour that brings you through the winding, narrow streets of the old town to see half-timbered houses, old salt warehouses and a remarkable wooden church inspired by the Vikings.