Welcome to

L'Hotel de Hercé

"Relax & discover the peaceful private France"

Welcome to Mayenne's exclusive Chambre d'Hote (B&B), in Pays de Loire, France. Just 1.1 hours on the TGV train from Paris Gare Montparnasse to Laval. Located at the gateway to the Loire, Brittany & Normandy. L'Hotel de Hercé was built c.1720 by the Maine noble family de Hercé. Moving from the country chateau it was the families first town house, & built in the fashionable 18thc Place de Cheverus. This lovely square features tree lined landscaped gardens. A beautiful quiet location in the historic heart of Mayenne. Convenient street parking, & short walk to town square, wonderful boutique shopping, cafes, restaurants & all services.

        For your stay chose from one of three, 18thc guest rooms, beautifully decorated in the classic French style. Or book the private two bedroom wing &  stay in the Barons Chambers. You are welcome to relax in the famous panelled Grand Salon, lovely private walled heritage garden & sunny court yard. 

        Exclusive to L'Hotel de Hercé guests are our special: Hercé Guided Tours. We will take you on a journey exploring a region steeped in 400,000 of history.  Experience France outside the museum, away from queues & tourist crowds. Your guides hotel owners Matthew; Military Historian & Vanessa; Archaeologist share their expertise & special special insight into the regions chateaus, ruins, local museums, town walks, & churches, and the beautiful Pays de Loire countryside. To ensure you are enjoying the best of French tradition we stop for a leisurely French lunch; plate de jour, in our favorite local  restaurants. You will enjoy French local wines as we are taking care of the driving.

        We look forward to welcoming you at l'Hôtel de Hercé.

       Vanessa & Matthew Williamson