Le Grand Contrôle, the hotel in the Château de Versailles

Experience palace life during your stay at Airelles Le Grand Contrôle in the heart of the Château de Versailles. Immerse yourself in this historic place where refinement and authenticity are always by your side. A one of a kind hotel, Le Grand Contrôle is luxurious, warm and intimate, offering its guests many benefits they won’t experience anywhere else.

Live in the utmost luxury in a 5-star hotel in Versailles 

Airelles opens its doors to offer you an exceptional break in the grounds of the Château de Versailles, an icon of the French art of living. Built by Jules Hardouin-Mansart, Louis XIV’s favourite architect, Le Grand Contrôle is the only hotel at the Palace. It has 11 rooms plus 2 Signature Suites, all beautifully decorated in upmarket yet traditional 18th century style.


During your stay you will wake up in a majestic room restored in yesteryear charm offering you stunning views of the Château de Versailles and its gardens. With carefully chosen period furniture and fabrics, the atmosphere is both refined and personal, where the gilt, lustre and materials are designed to emulate its previous incarnation. It is an exclusive place in which to spend an exceptional time, in the footsteps of France’s most famous queen, Marie-Antoinette.


For a truly royal experience, you will have a dedicated butler ready to grant your every wish. It is the ultimate journey through time, allowing you to disconnect and explore the Chateau de Versailles, symbol of the French monarchy, in all its glory.

Enjoy a royal stay at Le Grand Contrôle

First thing in the morning, after an indulgent breakfast designed by Michelin-star Chef Alain Ducasse, a guide will take you on a private tour of the Domaine de Trianon. With exclusive access to the park, admire the verdant gardens from a golf buggy, or take a trip along the Grand Canal before enjoying a Marie-Antoinette style Afternoon Tea.


Head to the luxurious Spa Valmont with its stunning 15 metre pool to relax or to swim some quiet lengths.


Far from the crowds, enjoy this exceptional and unique experience. Take a private visit to Chateau de Versailles where certain rooms, not usually open to the public, are for your eyes only. Enjoy an after-hours tour of the Hall of Mirrors with its 357 mirrors, the Grand Appartments, the Private Apartments and Marie-Antoinette’s study.


Set in a domaine of more than 800 hectares, let yourself be carried away by a stay in a warm, intimate five-star hotel, surrounded by the history and tradition of this former residence of French kings.It is an unforgettable place with many exciting things to explore, where guests experience the refinement and privilege of Versailles.

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