Stay in a church hotel at the Sōzō Nantes
Looking for an unusual getaway? Thirsty for originality to get away from routine? Treat yourself to one or more nights under the vaults of a former chapel! The Sōzō hotel church in Nantes welcomes private and business stays, promising comfort and religious calm to all its visitors.
Memorable getaways in a building steeped in history
While the Sōzō hotel today welcomes holidaymakers and business travellers for stays in the centre of Nantes, the building once held a very different role. Step into a 19th-century chapel and take a trip back in time, blending history with a chic and enchanting atmosphere. Step through the doors and discover the majesty of the former religious building and its splendid 17-metre-high vault, which houses the lobby. You'll marvel at the superbly preserved stained glass windows and the exposed stonework, hundreds of years old. The building, built in 1883, sets the authentic and unusual scene for your romantic weekends and family getaways. Enjoy a unique experience in Nantes in the heart of a monument that becomes the haven of peace you've been dreaming of.
Each of the hotel's 23 rooms and the suite is a work of art in its own right. A refuge with a singular ambience, where modernity and comfort meet in a harmonious ballet. The personalised decoration of each space brings together the names of Starck, Panton, Paulin, Eames, Bouroullec and Arad with the architecture of the past. Between contemporary creations, religious sobriety and touches of bright colour, art adorns the place and gives it all its charm and atypical character. On the third floor, perched in the apse, the rooms are bathed in soft light filtered through the coloured stained glass windows.
4-star nights in a church hotel
The Sōzō is a church hotel, and above all an invitation to travel and relax. In a setting of tranquillity, the time is not for contemplation, but for relaxation. The comfortable, top-of-the-range bedding provides the rest you deserve, while the spa reveals a cocoon of serenity nestling in the heart of the establishment. Beneficial rituals for body and mind, sauna, hammam, sensory shower: the modern facilities in the wellness area guarantee soothing relaxation. Two years of renovation work have gone into transforming the religious building into a 4-star hotel with facilities worthy of the distinction.
Discover Nantes, a city with a rich architectural and cultural heritage, as witnessed by our hotel housed in a chapel dating back to 1883. Just a ten-minute walk away, the Graslin district and its Passage Pommeraye open their doors to you, inviting you to explore the many urban treasures. The magnificent Jardin des Plantes, the historic centre and the medieval quarter of Bouffay with its half-timbered houses are also within easy reach. Enough to delight lovers of beautiful monuments.
If your visit to Nantes is business-related, a stay in a church hotel offers every comfort after a long day's work. The Sōzō Nantes is home to modern seminar rooms, equipped with everything you need for successful business events. The two lounges, with their interconnected flat screens and modular space, provide an environment conducive to productivity. The perfect setting for successful meetings in the religious calm of the former chapel.