DOMAIN SAINT CLAIR LE DONJON : The best hotel with a sea view in Etretat



Domaine St Clair - Le Donjon - Hotel Etretat 

Category: 3 star hotel

Address : Chemin de Saint Clair 76790 Étretat


Transportation :10 minutes by walk from the beach and the Cliffs

Price :Between 90 to 470 euros



When you climb the small hill Val Saint Clair, you can find this Anglo-Normandy style castle. The hotel Le Donjon - Domaine Saint Clair locates on the top of Etretat with the view of the sea and the cliffs of Etretat. There are two parts in this hotel. the castle and the villa (townhouse) are both surrounded by the garden only for accomodations. Nestled just below the original building, it’s calm and you’ll feel as if you are back to the old time. In the main building on the first picture, there are dining rooms and lounges.



Each of the 21 rooms in the hotel Le Donjon has a unique style and soul. Depend on the room, it has the view of the sea, the cliffs, the countryside or the garden.


After all the way coming to Etretat. You may want to take a shower to feel refresh.



The hotel Le Donjon can offer you an authentique French atmosphere and you can feel relax in five unique lounges. All dining and living rooms are imagined, decorated and furnished with the most respect of the tradition of the nineteenth century. The greenery decorations make you feel even more relaxed.


With the collection of books and some old stuffs like canes, this home library has the most autentique atmosphere. You can spend your time with reading books, playing cards, or talking as you feel like.


The hotel Donjon also has a heated swimming pool just by side of the main building, overlooking the sea. In summer you can enjoy swimming. Better to reserve in advance.



In the dining room painted by the French artist Jean-Charles de Castelbajac”, you can enjoy both a gourmet meal prepared by the Chef and the amazing view. A unique experience.


In the morning, you can enjoy either this buffet or full breakfast served in your room. We’d recommend the buffet because you can enjoy the morning sunshine and the view of Etretat in the dining room and you have many choices of dishes, sweets and salty ones. You may want to have some cakes fresh out of the oven in the morning. Bon appétit ! You can enjoy this lovely breakfast for free with O’bon Paris coupon.



Do not forget to bring O'bon Paris coupon to get the free lovely breakfast.

To the center of the city, it takes just 10 minutes by walk. you can also access to the house of Maurice Leblanc in 7 minutes by walk.

You can also have a day-trip from Etretat.  To Fecamp, it takes only 25 minutes, to Le Havre 30 minutes, to Honfleur 45 minutes, to Deauville or Rouen 1 hour.

Written and Photographed by : Leona Fujii

Translated by : Leona Fujii