to tell you about this place I went on holidays. It is near Royan (French atlantic coast north of bordeaux). the hotel is called 'hotel residence de rohan', part of Logis de France chain. and it is really impressive. I gave them 5 stars rating on tripadvisor.
no it is not so expensive. it came as a v good surprise. I guess the reason is that it is part of Logis de France and they have strict regulations. we stayed in a double room for 60 pounds mid-july, pretty good if you could see the place it is amazing. direct access to the beach at the end of the garden, great pool. overall fantastic for children.
(no baby-sitting though)
telephone is 00 33 05 46 39 00 75
er, no, sorry breakfast is not included. it is 10 euros. so we used to walk to the little village for a much more reasonable breakfast, and our little boy loves the early walks.
if you have got children (obviously you have!), they will love the zoo. it is called 'le Zoo de la Palmyre' and it is outstanding.
friendly staff indeed, v unusual for France!!! the decor inside is like 'old epoque furniture' (louis XVI and all that) but not show off. the bedrooms are really nice, but need to be childproof when you arrive (you know, the lamps, the glass table etc). I heard some other guests say that their bathroom was a bit tired, though very clean.
and I forgot: the most important: the drinks are cheap - you can have a kir or a lager for 4 euros.