Guainville, Centre-Val de Loire, France

Domaine de Primard


    Review by Mila

    Written on 30-06-2021

    Luxury country house hotel with outdoor pool, top restaurants, and 450m2 Spa, not far from Paris

    A French estate filled with the most beautiful flora and fauna, a babbling river, a crystal-blue swimming pool, and a number of classic and elegant buildings transformed into a luxury hotel: Domaine de Primard is a magical retreat on the edge of the French department Eure-et-Loir, west of Paris. Peace, nature, and a range of fine amenities offer you the ultimate weekend escape.

    Domaine de Primard is not just a destination. You stay here in the former home of movie star Catherine Deneuve who lived here for about 20 years. The hectic pace of everyday life quickly fades into the background as you immerse yourself in the world of slow living. Here, you can truly enjoy life and come closer to yourself. Primard is a world in itself. It's a journey, a home, a retreat, and a refuge all in one.

    The estate stretches out over 30 hectares on both sides of the Eure river. Here, you will find not only the main building with the delightful rooms and suites, but also old agricultural buildings, an idyllic orchard, a farm and the elongated longhouses, and a vegetable garden. Wander through the woods, meadows, and gardens, and you'll relax in no time. One of the gems of Domaine de Primard is the 450 square meter spa, spread over two floors. On the ground floor, you'll find a sauna, hammam, and jacuzzis, and on the first floor, there are massage and fitness rooms.

    In the classically decorated rooms, you will find everything your heart desires. From pastel-colored walls and soft king-size beds to REN Skincare products and comfortable bathtubs. The friendly staff is at your service every minute of the day, ensuring a great experience. There's also plenty to do on the estate itself. For instance, you can take wonderful walks, canoe, horse ride or golf on the Robert Hersant course. Or just grab a good book and settle down on one of the sun loungers next to the pool. Relaxation guaranteed!

    A stay at the country house hotel Domaine de Primard is a fantastic experience for couples and families looking for a romantic adventure or a relaxing stay. Whether it's summer or winter, enjoy the tranquility, nature, and gastronomic experience at one of the three restaurants.

    Relaxation in the Susanne Kaufmann spa

    One of the finest facilities of Domaine de Primard is the 450m2 large spa. The spa areas are spread over two floors and you will find various saunas, a hammam, jacuzzis and a fitness room. Treatments and massages are inspired by the protocols of Susanne Kaufmann, developed in the Austrian Alps. Fascinated by nature and plant species from the mountains and forests, she created a product line that is known for a pleasant and comfortable texture, dermatologically tested formulas and non-allergenic natural scents. Quality and coexistence with nature is highly valued at Domaine de Primard and this is also evident here.

    Classical rooms and suites with a luxury touch.

    Light colours, soft fabrics, unique accessories and a classic decor: that's the rooms at Domaine de Primard in a nutshell. One thing is for certain, you will sleep like a baby here, for the soft, king-size beds are unparalleled. Various rooms and suites have their own garden or balcony, and you will find all sorts of nice facilities, such as bathtubs, rain showers, organic bath and facial products, and a well-stocked minibar.

    3x gourmet delight

    On the estate of Domaine de Primard, you will find precisely three restaurants, each offering a different experience. The dishes are related to the seasons and the ingredients are sourced from local producers and from our own vegetable garden. In the restaurant Églantine, you will find pure and flavorful dishes, where luxury is not expressed in an excess of refinement, but in the excellence of the ingredients. In Octave, Primard's bistro, you can enjoy traditional family dishes, like grilled chop with fresh vegetables. The third restaurant, La Table d'Hôtes, stands for an exclusive experience. The large table in the kitchen welcomes 2, 4, 6, or 12 guests and the chef cooks especially for this party. The menu is adjusted each time based on the season and the inspiration of the chef.

    Unique experiences on the estate

    It's clear that Domaine de Primard has a lot to offer its guests. They ensure a unique experience even when it comes to the estate activities. You can, for example, take a tour of the gardens guided by Gérard, where you will learn all about the rose garden with more than 250 varieties, the vegetable garden and the many special trees and shrubs. Every day around four o'clock, you can enjoy a freshly made cake or pastry cooked by the chef in the old kitchen. For wine lovers, a wine tasting with the house sommelier is highly recommended. In this session, you'll taste different wines from the region, served with cheese and a charcuterie board.



    Domaine de Primard is located west of Paris in Guainville, in the French department of Eure et Loir. In the area you can enjoy beautiful nature and historical sights, including Monet's gardens in Giverny.

    Accommodation address

    Domaine de Primard

    Route départementale 16,
    28260, Guainville,

    0033 2 36 58 10 08Book Now


    The nearest airport is Aéroport de Paris-Orly, the airport of Paris, which is located approximately 85 km away. From there, you can take a taxi or rent a car to the accommodation.


    From Amsterdam, it takes about 7 hours to drive to Guainville. Parking at the accommodation is possible. There are no additional costs associated with this.

    Practical information

    Important to know

    Check-in: Available from 16:00

    Check-out: Available until 12:00


    • iconOutdoor pool
    • iconCoffee and tea facilities
    • iconFamily rooms
    • iconFree parking
    • iconFacilities for guests with disabilities
    • iconWith a balcony
    • iconBathroom with bath
    • iconPets allowed
    • iconRoomservice
    • iconPets allowed

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