MOULIN ROYALE

Luxury B&B Accommodation near Pierrefonds

your little piece of heaven

Moulin Royale

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Originally built in 1616, and extended in 1826 by Empress Eugenie De Montijo where the Mill dyed and produced textiles for the Royal Household. 


Set alongside the original Mill Stream, the converted Stables now stand as our luxury accommodation offering, Surrounded by lush gardens and natural Forest, in peaceful surrounds and located just 5 minutes from Pierrefonds.

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Complimentary Continental Breakfast

Sample the best that the region has to offer with our Continental Breakfast Buffet

Served in the main Guest Lounge, njoy our complimentary Continental Breakfast served daily between 7am and 9.30am. Enjoy the finest gourmets that the Oise region has to offer including freshly prepared pastries, locally produced cheese's and deli platters, cereals and yoghurts, accompanied by Fresh fruits, juices, coffee and tea. 

Explore the Region

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Within easy reach of iconic Historical sites including Chateau de Pierrefonds, the original home of Napoleon III and Empress Eugenie De Montijo, Palais de Compiègne, Domaine de Chantilly. Experience the regions best of Hot Air ballooning, Horse Back Riding and cycling through the Forest de Compiègne. Golf of Rary offers to courses nearby, or simply relax under the Grand Willow Tree by the stream.

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ROOM DETAIL

Our Standard King

GRANADA ROOM

Our luxury Standard King comes with Cable TV, Air Conditioning, Heating, Private Ensuite, Tea and Coffee facilities, separate sitting area and views over the grounds. 38 SQM

Deluxe King Room

D'ORLEANS SUITE

Our Deluxe King, located on ground floor, comes with Cable TV, Air Conditioning, Heating, Private Ensuite, Tea and Coffee facilities, separate seating lobby with views over the stream and grounds. 42SQM

Master Suite

DE MONTIJO SUITE

A true statement room with its impressive Fireplace, snug seating area, King Bed, writing desk, Cable TV, Air Conditioning, Heating, Private Ensuite, Tea and Coffee facilities, separate seating lobby with views over the grounds. 68SQM

EXPLORE HISTORY ON YOUR DOORSTEP

Chateau de Pierrefonds

Chateau de Pierrefonds

The 14th century home of Drake Louis of Orleans, it was restored in the 18th Century and was the home of Napoleon III and Empress Eugenie

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Palais de Compiègne

Palais de Compiegne

The Royal residences of Charles V (1374), Louis XV (1731) and from 1856, the Autumn residence of Napoleon III and Empress Eugenie.

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Domaine de Chantilly

Domaine de Chantilly

Home of the Montmorency family, dated back to 1560. Its cobbled entries make way to impressive sculptures, tapestries and masonry.

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Notre Dame de Senlis

Cathedral Notre Dame de Senlis

Built in 1153, led by Bishop Pierre for the Roman Catholic faith. It is now the centrepiece of Senlis and its beautiful medieval market township. A must do for a lunch or dinner.

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Abbey Saint Jean aux Bois

Abbaye des Saint Jean aux Bois

Built in 1152 by Queen Adelaide of Savoy, for the Benedictine Nuns, this impressive church today still remains runs by the Nuns and often meet visitors and join in Hymms 

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The Royal Stables

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A masterpiece of 18th century architecture, the Great Stables were built by the architect Jean Aubert for Louis-Henri de Bourbon, the 7th prince of Condé. 

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LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

Horse Riding

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Explore the famed Foret de Compigne by horse. Keep your eye out for Fox, Deer, Boar and pheasant 

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Hot Air Balloon

Hot Air Balloon over Chateau de Pierrefonds

An early start to see the wonders of Oise and its Royal history by a Champaigne breakfast awaits you.

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Golf of Rary

Golf of Rary

With 2 signature Golf Courses, a 9 hole and 18 hole, head to the tee and enjoy one of the regions best.

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Parc Asterix

Parc Asterix

Non stop thrills and excitement await at one of the largest theme parks in france, only 30 mins away

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Parc Nautic Verberie

Parc Nautic Verberie

Water Sports thrill park with Water Skiing, Wake Boarding, Water Assult Course, paintball and fun for all

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Restaurants and Cafes

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With no restaurant on site, the region has plenty of restaurants and cafes on our doorstep to explore

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HISTORY OF THE MOULIN ROYALE

Welcome to Saint Etienne Roilaye

First recorded in History books in 1616, the original Mill, was built as a wheat mill. In 1830 the Mill was extended adding 2 turning wheels, one for water, the other for oils, to operate as a Textile Mill for colouring canvas. 


Eugenie De Montijo, The Empress of France and wife of Napoleon III, restored the Mill in the 1850’s to continue coloring and production of textiles for the Royal Palace located in Pierrefonds. The color Empress Blue was given her namesake to reflect her passion for colour, and her obsession towards experimenting with Chiffons, Lace and Silks from Lyon.


The Empress became renowned as a fashion icon of her time, designing the Eugenie Hat. The Eugenie hat became a fashion favourite in the 1930’s by the likes of Greta Gabo and today the modern millinery fascinator, remains a global must have. Her passion with fitted gowns with heavilly embroidered tops, heavy laces and silk overlays, had the original Spanish Bolero designed in her name. 


In the 1960's the Mill was renovated into a Luxury Country Estate and since that time has undergone several renovation projects to present the Moulin Royale.  Standing proud alongside the original Stream, surrounded by natural Forests, she sets the stage of your luxury country escape.

The original operating Mill from the 1860's

The original operating Mill from the 1860's

Getting Here

RAIL CONNECTION

From Gare du Nord, take the express train to Compiegne, then a taxi. 

AIRPORT CDG & ORLY

Uber and Private Transfers available upon request. Or connect via Express Train to Gare du Nord and connect to Compiegne, then by taxi. 

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SELF DRIVE / TAXI

For driving directions, please refer to our contact page. For taxi, please note that the area does not have a regular Taxi or Uber service, although local drivers are available upon request.

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Moulin Royale

13 Rue De La Pierrette, 60350 Saint-Étienne-Roilaye, France

Front Desk Hours

7:30am - 8:30pm