Hotel Saint-Martin

Saint-Maixent-l'École, France

Superior Preference room

Superior Preference room

Superior Preference room

Superior Preference room

Superior Preference room

Charming former farmhouse with outdoor pool, near La Rochelle and Poitiers

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Accommodation in a Superior Preference room, including breakfast.

Please note that a city tax of €1.20 per person, per night, is payable directly to the hotel.

Complimentary parking is available (reservation is not needed).

This hotel is pet-friendly. One dog is welcome for a supplement of €10 per night (payable directly to the hotel; please contact the hotel directly prior to your arrival to arrange).

Early check-in is at 2pm and check-out at 12pm.

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 36% off. Our discount is calculated by reference to the hotel's own prices or by reference to an appropriate source reflective of the hotel's own prices. An example of our top discount is:

On 01/02/2019, two people may book a one-night stay in a Superior Preference room (inclusions as noted above) and will pay £107 per room, per night compared to the publicly available rate of £168 per room, per night. Based on this calculation, by booking with Secret Escapes, you will save 36%.

The discount, price and availability stated above were checked on 18/12/2018.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.

A charming stay at 17th-century former farmhouse with outdoor pool near La Rochelle and the stunning Venise Verte canals - breakfast and optional dinner included


For a sublime stay in Western France, this 17th-century former farmhouse-turned-hotel is the perfect pick. Handily located on the banks of the Sèvre Niortaise river, you’ll be within easy distance of three regional showstoppers: Poitiers, La Rochelle, the beautiful green waters of Venise Verte and the history-steeped town of Niort where Henry II famously built a castle following his marriage to Eleanor of Aquitaine.

All of Hotel Saint-Martin's unique guest rooms pile on the luxe with sophisticated colour tones, pretty fabrics, and statement-making wallpapers. Complete with lashings of blues and chocolate brown hues, the welcoming Tradition room is located on the main building of the property and affords gorgeous views of the vast park.


- Heating
- Flatscreen TV
- Wi-Fi access
- Bathroom with shower / bathtub
- Direct-dial telephone
- Pool towels
- Room service


Dining is a very sophisticated affair at The Logis - a stunning-looking space that stands out for its elegant decor; think beamed ceilings, mirrors adorned with little scallops, large windows overlooking the terrace, and a lovely fireplace. Overseen by the chef, the ever-changing menu reveals classic French cuisine with a contemporary twist as well as a selection of excellent wines from the well-stocked cellar. Breakfasts are served here every morning - or outside on the terrace in the summer months. Room service is available during selected hours.


Set on the banks of the Sèvre Niortaise river in Western France, you’ll be within easy driving distance of Poitiers and its Futuroscope, as well as the coastal attractions of La Rochelle (about 45 and 70 minutes away, respectively). The nearest town is Niort - a medieval gem where must-dos include climbing the spiral stairways to the roof of Henry II’s Donjon de Niort, admiring the ceramics and string instruments at Musée Bernard d’Agesci, and getting wonderfully lost in the old streets that are chock-full of interesting buildings.

Should time allow, head to the marshes that have been nicknamed Venise Verte (Green Venice) for their tree-lined canals crossed by wooden footbridges. Hôtel Saint Martin is just over 30 miles from Poitiers-Biard International Airport, or 90 minutes from Nantes Atlantique Airport. For guests travelling by train, the SNCF railway station is around a 15-minute walk away.

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2 chemin de Pissot, 79400 Saint-Maixent-l'École, France

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  • The perfect Western France location, withing driving distance from Niort, Poitiers, and La Rochelle
  • Mouth-watering gourmet French cuisine paired with fine wines in the restaurant
  • Very pretty guest rooms that overlook the vast park or the Sèvre Niortaise river
  • Visiting in summer to experience Venice Verte's ethereal green waters

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