Hôtel Particulier Guilhon

Hôtel Particulier Guilhon (Lectoure)

  • Date
  • share

CLOSED ANNUALLY: From January 14th to February 16th, 2019 

THE STORY: In 2014, Thierry Gallardo quit his job as a human resources director in order to pursue an old dream: opening a bed & breakfast. Three years later, you can find him at home in Lectoure, in an 18th-century hôtel particulier in the Gers department, which he redid entirely for the occasion. In addition to five themed and luxurious XXL suites (a four-poster walnut wood bed that’s very 1950s in the Francis Poulenc room, 4-meter-high French ceilings in the Jean-Baptiste Lully room, an enchanting Cole and Son tapestry in the Mozart room…), the house also includes a lounge space/dining room with a library, a spa with an indoor pool, a tasting room, an outdoor pool and even an authentic (honesty) bar, where guests are invited to write down what they consume. Bonus: the table d’hôte and evening drinks served by Thierry, who likes to keep a chill vibe. Suites starting at €170 a night.

TOILETRIES: Shampoo, shower gel and soap from Graine de pastel, a brand from Toulouse.
INTERNET: Free (wifi).
BREAKFAST: Included, with tea or coffee, baguette, organic homemade bread, viennoiseries, cake, homemade jams, charcuterie, cheese, fruits, and organic or homemade fruit juice.
MINI-BAR: No, but there is bottled water, an electric tea pot and a coffee machine available in all the rooms, along with an honesty bar on the ground floor.
LITTLE LUXURY: Getting a back rub (€90 for an hour-long massage) under the vaulted ceilings of the former kitchens, alongside the indoor pool.

Save this spot in the Fooding app, available on iOS! Download it now in the app store.

The new Le Fooding France Guide is available!

Inside the latest edition, discover our top 400 restaurants, bars, wine cellars, shops and hotels from all over France that’ll be the talk of the town in 2024. Anything else? Our 16-strong list of award winners you’ll not find anywhere else, and nine articles which shine a light on the taste of the times!

2021 Le Fooding guide frontcover

Le Fooding is a print and digital guide to all the restaurants, chefs, bars, stylish hotels and B&Bs that make up the “taste of the times,” plus an annual awards list for new establishments across France, a series of gastronomic events, a tool that allow you to make reservations at some fantastic bistros, and an agency specialized in event planning, content production and consulting… And after conquering France, Belgium is Le Fooding guide’s latest playground!

Fooding® is a registered trademark.