The 12 Most Sustainable Hotels in France
For an Ethical and Sustainable Stay in France.
A Sustainability Ranking in partnership with ETIC Hotels
You’re planning a trip to France and you’re trying to be as ethical and sustainable as possible?
niood lists you the 12 most sustainable hotels in France:
What makes La Grée Des Landes sustainable?
Not only does La Grée des Landes nestle in Nature’s bosom, it lives with Nature. Certified “Haute Qualité Environnementale” (HQE), accredited by Green Globe and awarded the European Ecolabel, it epitomises the Yves Rocher Brand’s uncompromising commitment to ecosystems and the environment. Green roofs, solar panels, a wood-fired boiler, rainwater harvesting, a filter garden, natural claddings, bat nest-boxes… Here, nothing is left to chance, either for Nature or for your well-being.
If you wake up early at La Grée des Landes, you can start an eclectic inventory that might include a fox, a badger, a rabbit, a squirrel, a pipistrelle bat, a common frog, a blue tit, a tawny owl, a lacewing, a golden ground beetle, a damselfly – and 36 different types of butterfly. This site, which is monitored by France’s Birds Protection League (LPO), is home to 48 bird species, including six new nesting species: the wood lark, the spotted flycatcher, the common linnet, the house sparrow, the firecrest and the European serin.
What makes Château de la Bourdaisière sustainable?
These are the steps this property has taken to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel:
Option to opt-out of daily room cleaning
Option to reuse towels
What makes Château De Berne sustainable?
The European Eco-label Services for tourist accommodation were set up in 2003. Since 2003, they have been adopted by an growing number of hotels throughout France and Europe.
Tourist organizations with a European Eco-label must meet the following conditions:
– low energy consumption
– low water consumption
– low production of waste
– use of renewable energy and environmentally safe products
– communicating and educating their customers about environmental issues
They must satisfy a strict set of criteria described in specifications set out for all EU countries. In France, only three 5-star hotels, including the Château de Berne, have been awarded this certification.
What makes Relais du Silence Les Échasses sustainable?
Les Echasses is an eco-friendly lodge harmoniously fusing luxury and nature, design and the value of materials, quality as well as the authenticity of our services. It’s a place where passions, building as well as creative capabilities have converged. Brought together by an architect, Patrick Arotcharen, and landscapist artist, Marti Franch and a designer, Jean-Louis Iratzoki, these three individuals have moulded this site to what it has become today: independent modges & lodge distributed around a lake, respecting everyone’s intimacy.
What makes Six Senses Residences & Spa Courchevel sustainable?
Energy efficient light bulbs and sensor activation are in place wherever practical to do so. Thermostatic settings are used in all residences when guests or owners are away for prolonged periods of time. Recycling points are located close to all entrances to the residences and waste reduction is actively encouraged with all guests and owners.
We work with local service providers who have the same ethical standards as we have to source products and services which have no adverse environmental or social impact.
What makes Muse Hotel Saint Tropez sustainable?
Encapsulating the laid-back glamour of the Riviera, MUSE Saint Tropez is a chic bespoke retreat that reflects architectural simplicity nestled in the heart of an award-winning ecological and self-sustainable garden designed by acclaimed landscape artist, Sophie Agata Ambroise.
What makes Mas des Herbes Blanches sustainable?
This property participates in Green Key, a programme that measures the property’s impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.
What makes Hôtel Chais Monnet & Spa sustainable?
The Hotel Chais Monnet & Spa offers an Electric Car charging station and is certified by the FEE’s Green Key.
What makes Les Sources De Caudalie sustainable?
The Sources de Caudalie made a vegetable garden and a farm to supply the kitchen with fresh produces, the water comes from a source in the chateau, products are reusable and some equipments are donated to an association.
What makes Grand Hôtel du Palais Royal sustainable?
The key Green label is the promise of a more eco-responsible establishment that has chosen to make its environmental actions sustainable.
Grand Hôtel du Palais Royal is very proud to carry out daily actions in this process of preserving our natural resources.
For more than 20 years, the Green Key has been a prestigious eco-label representing the commitment touristic establishments to meet the strict criteria recommended by the Foundation for Environmental Education.
We are proud to support the Association Petits Princes, which has been helping, every day for the past 30 years, to fulfill a sick child’s dream.
Several children are welcomed throughout the year with their family at the hotel.
What makes Eden Lodge Paris sustainable?
The Eden Lodge Paris features renewable, solar and wood pellet energy making it a zero carbon hotel. Moreover, wet rooms and Japanese toilets reduce water consumption and increase comfort.
What makes Hidden Hôtel Paris sustainable?
Natural materials such as wood, concrete, marble and wool define the interior and were carefully chosen as the framework for environmentally friendly and stylish design.