Set in a 19th-century former private mansion in the heart of Bordeaux’s historic centre, Yndō Hôtel is a designer boutique hotel with an artistic edge offering an intimate atmosphere. The property’s location, next to Gambetta Square and Cours de l’Intendance, makes it a perfect base to discover the city of Bordeaux. Saint-André Cathedral and the City Hall are located a 15-minute walk, or use one of the complimentary bicycles provided by the hotel.
Spacious rooms and suites are individually decorated in sleek and neutral tones and feature designer furnishings. Room facilities include air-conditioning, a satellite flat-screen TV, an iPod dock and a Lavazza coffee machine. Two rooms have a terrace on the courtyard while selected rooms have an iPad and a seating area. The elegant en suite bathrooms come with complimentary toiletries.
Yndō features a fragrance garden and a shaded terrace, where guests can enjoy a chic yet restful stay. Breakfasts and meals are composed of a selection of regional and seasonal produce from the market. Wine tasting or private dining experiences can be arranged upon request.
✅ free Wi-Fi • size matters: 12 rooms & suites (25-55m2) (269-592 sq ft) • hotel opened: October 2014 • interior design: Agnès Guiot Du Doignon • architect: Antoine Plazanet • on-site parking (charged) • pets are allowed • 24-hour front desk • Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport: 25-minute drive
The DNA: The hotel’s interiors read like a who-is-who in design: Joël Cazaux, Damien Langlois-Meurinne, Hubert le Gall, the Campana brothers, the Bouroullec brothers, De La Espada, Edra, Louis Poulsen, Vistosi, Tom Dixon, Knoll, Naoto Fukasawa. Did we forget something?