La Baronnie Hotel & Spa

Saint Martin de Ré (Ile de Ré), Charente-Maritime

Big elegant wrought-iron gates lead to the scent of honeysuckle and jasmine, and wonderful bedrooms awash with beauty and light


22 rooms


Rooms sleep 2 – 4


A step away from the harbour, a listed monument and a beautiful manor are linked to make one special hotel. La Baronnie, the “finest house on the island”, is over 300 years old. Jasmine scents the air in the delicious cobbled courtyard, and a wooden structure houses a massage room, a jacuzzi, a sauna and small pool. Inside, a stunningly beautiful sideboard is laden with breakfast goodies, from just-squeezed juices to an array of coffees, while an ornate iron staircase sweeps you up to big light bedrooms exuding country chic, finely tuned in gorgeous colours. Imagine pale rugs, thick curtains, elegant cushions, and antiques picked up in brocantes over the years. Some rooms overlook a courtyard and the quietest face the gardens, which are magnificent. Adorable Florence, the ever-attentive owner, knows her island well, its nature and history, its beaches, cycle paths, sand dunes and pines: she helped lead the rise in St Martin’s popularity. Perfect for a spoiling weekend – or more: the little town teems with chic shops, restaurants, bars and atmosphere. 


  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Tennis court
  • Credit cards
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

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Booking restrictions
Private parking, €20 per day.
Christmas, Bank Holidays, 26 November - 3 February, 6 March - 30 March.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Breakfast €19. Restaurants nearby.


Nightly price
from €169
Extra bed/sofabed available €25-€55 per person per night.
1 Suite for 2
From €279
15 Doubles
From €169
6 Family rooms for 4
From €214


This is the nicest hotel I have ever stayed in - absolutely beautiful historic old house and walled garden, delightful staff, elegant rooms - well appointed but still with a feel of being in someone’s home rather than a hotel. Breakfast in the sunny courtyard with roses and hollyhocks all around and just a stones throw away from the stunning port of St Martin - it is idyllic.

Alison, Winchester

Our second time staying here having enjoyed it so much last year came back with the family for an extra few nights - the staff Joachim & Fanny in particular couldn't be nicer or more helpful - breakfasts are lovely - gardens and bar truly quaint and the location is brilliant - only negative is WiFi/ phone signal is poor but other this would recommend highly

Tom, Dublin

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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Florence Pallardy

  • Private parking closed and secured
  • Bar within the hotel.
  • Spa with continious pool, jacuzzi and sauna within the hotel.
  • Osteopath & beauty treatments available at the hotel.
  • More than 110km of cycle paths on the island.
  • Beautiful long beaches.