Hôtel des Berges
NUMBER OF ROOMS: 19 rooms, including 5 junior suites in the annex, and an Airstream trailer
CLOSED ANNUALLY: Open all year round
THE STORY: Inspired by traditional Alsatian barns, the new annexe location of the Hôtel des Berges, located in the little village of Illhaeusern, is a pared down space that’s perfect for relaxation… Dreamt up by the Jouin Manku agency, it has a spa on the ground floor and five spacious suites (40 m2, 7-meter-high ceilings), each equipped with a custom-made bed at the center of the room, a big plank of oak wood that acts as a desk, and a private terrace…. You’ll start feeling relaxed straight away, guaranteed. Junior suites starting at €450 a night.
TOILETRIES: Orange blossom scented Hermès shampoo, shower gel and conditioner.
INTERNET: Wifi (free)
BREAKFAST: €28, with tea or coffee, freshly made juice, fruit salad, homemade viennoiseries and kouglof, garden jams, cheese, charcuterie, homemade yogurts and crème brûlée.
MINI-BAR: Yes, with organic apple and pineapple juice, sparkling and mineral waters included in the price of the room.
LITTLE LUXURY: The monumental warm concrete stone in the spa’s relaxation room, a sort of armchair for you to nestle into while absorbing its radiant heat.