Boulogne-sur-Mer hotel: an underwater family break with meals

What about combining a visit to Boulogne sur Mer’s Nausicaà aquarium with a trip to the seaside with the kids? What a great idea! And with the four-star Matelote Hotel just across the road, you’re sure of a fantastic welcome. The hotel and restaurant, run by welcoming and renown Chef Tony Lestienne and his son Stellio, boasts all the ingredients for an exhilarating French escape with the kids that they won’t forget anytime soon: gourmet dining, free kids menus, family spa, indoor pool and spacious family rooms!

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You’ll love: 

- the comfortable family room

- the buffet breakfast

- the on-site restaurant

- the Opal coast and its family activities (Nausicaa…)

On the gorgeous Opal Coast just 30 minutes from Calais, Boulogne-sur-Mer is the perfect choice for a weekend by the sea, especially for fish-lovers in search of wonderful seafood platters. Also unmissable is its La Matelote hotel facing the beach, with its restaurant serving spanking-fresh local delights including langoustines, scallops, lobsters...

The Hotel just in front Nausicaà is the ideal place for refreshing weekend getaway to France ….. especially for seafood lovers! Boulogne-sur-Mer is France’s largest fishing port and the hotel and restaurant sit right on the port. You can meet the fishermen and perhaps spot your meal for the evening! Nothing is more refreshing than the fresh sea breeze which will have you feeling a million miles away - you may even spot a seal swimming around.
Just around the corner is Nausicaà Sea Life experience, more than just a mere aquarium: it is the largest exhibit in Europe dedicated to the discovery and protection of the marine world.
With more than 58,000 animals, Nausicaá is an incredible destination for families. Here you will marvel at the majestic pelagic rays and hammerhead sharks, explore the beauties of the tropical lagoon, attend the medical training of the sea lions and many more experiences!

The Boulogne-sur-Mer old town perched above the harbour is beautiful with cobbled steps and charming cafés and terraces.

The hotel offers great comfort and a warm decor to prolong the gourmet escapade designed by Tony Lestienne, your chef.

La Matelote is first and foremost a family story. Tony is the great great grandson of the famous and celebrated bearded woman of Boulogne-sur-Mer, Clémence Lestienne, whose portrait you’ll find in the restaurant.

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252294 €
1 night(s)4 guests
Deal includes

- Accommodation in a superior room for 4 (2 adults & 2 children under 16)

- Delicious Breakfast for 4

- 2 menus DECOUVERTE at the Gastronomic restaurant (excluding drinks)

- 2 FREE children menus

- Free access to the spa for the family

- Please note that the price for a Saturday booking is €329

Meet Your Host

Since the age of 13, Tony Lestienne has known that cooking was not only a passion but also his reason for being. Now, Tony loves welcoming guests to his hotel and restaurant...

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Our tips to make the most of your stay

& 2 more Family attractions
Nausicaá ‒ Europe’s biggest aquarium
The beach
A trip on board the Florelle, departing from Boulogne-sur-Mer
& 3 more Attractions close by
The Old town and ramparts
The Column of the Great Army
Visit the crypt beneath Boulogne-sur-Mer’s basilica
Boulogne sur Mer street-art
& 8 more Gourmet moments
Beussent chocolate makers
Boursot's Wine collection
Brasserie l’Aloze
Boulogne-sur-Mer’s daily fish market
Philippe Olivier cheesemonger
Sophie Farrugia artisan biscuits
‘Chez Fred’ bakery and patisserie
Vole Hole wine bar
The Black Spin restaurant
& 3 more Green moments
Wimereux golf club
Ocean vistas from ‘La Pointe aux Oies’ coastal beauty spot
Wimereux sailing and watersports club
Côte d’Opale sand-yachting club

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