Trianon Palace Versailles – Enchanting Family Vacations

Denise Chen - Mar 28, 2011
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Situated in France on the edge of the Royal domain of Versailles in a three-acre wooded park, the Trianon Palace Versailles, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel is only a short 20 minute trip from the heart of Paris.

The hotel is only steps from Louis XIV’s famed Chateau de Versailles offering guests the opportunity to discover one of the world’s most celebrated destinations in addition to authentic luxury experiences with elegantly appointed guestrooms and suites, contemporary interior design by Fiona Thompson, a full-service Guerlain Spa and Gordon Ramsay’s first restaurant in France, Gordon Ramsay Au Trianon.

Children Treated as VIPs

With its magnificent architecture and lush, ornate gardens, the Trianon Palace Versailles immediately captures the imagination of every child who passes through the stately entryway. To ensure your France family vacation is an equal balance of child-friendly entertainment and adult-style relaxation, the Hotel offers a variety of onsite amenities, programmes and packages specifically designed to please both parents and children.

Currently two customized family-friendly packages are on offer. The Kid’s Package includes luxurious accommodation, full American buffet breakfast, entrance to the "Hameau de la Reine" (The Queen's Hamlet), a rural retreat built for Marie Antoinette next to the Petit Trianon in the extensive grounds of the Château de Versailles, fresh milk and delicious home-made cookies in the room, and free access to the swimming pool.  The Family Minibreaks Package (choose Room Only option, or Room with breakfast , or Room with breakfast and dinner on the first night, or Room with breakfast and daily dinner) includes free stay for children under the age of 18 when sharing parents’ room, half-price room for children under the age of 18, children up to the age of 10 can eat and drink for free from our children's menu at La Veranda restaurant, complimentary access to the hotel swimming pool, lazy breakfast until 11 am on Saturdays and Sunday, complimentary late check-out on Saturdays or Sundays available up to 6 pm.

Besides other facilities for the comfort of children, the Hotel offers adjoining family rooms, baby cots, changing mats at no extra charge, babysitting services, baby seats at the Restaurant La Véranda, children’s menu at the Restaurant La Véranda, children’s bathroom amenities in the room (bathrobe and slippers).

Let’s Have Some Fun

To entertain the little guests the Trianon Palace Versailles has created its very own treasure hunt in the gardens of the Chateau de Versailles complete with road book and reporters cap. Just beyond the borders of the Hotel however lies a world of castles, gardens and amusements to explore, including the legendary Royal Domain of Louis XIV. As you plan your Versailles France family vacation, consider a visit to one of the area’s many chateaux, or delight your children with the small-scale models of France Miniature. Spend your France family holiday exploring the magical world of Versailles, and discover a place of endless charm and whimsy.

The Hotel offers a haven of tranquility with breath-taking views of Louis XIV’s Royal Domain, but the bright lights of Paris and a host of sporting, historic and entertainment attractions are only a short distance away.

Families will enjoy the thrill and fantasy of Disneyland Paris, with familiar characters and gentle rides for little children, whilst Disney’s new spooky hotel attraction, The Tower of Terror, complete with plummeting lift, will appeal to those with stronger nerves and stomachs.

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