Château de Rudelle

Muret, France

The Château de Rudelle is a 16th and 17th century castle in the commune of Muret. The castle is noted for its ancient chimneys and for murals painted on the third floor.

It was built by Guillaume de Rudelle, the son of Jean de Rudelle, a counsellor to the king. In 1783, Jean-Marie-Joseph Ingres, the father of the famous artist Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, stayed there and painted several ceilings. At the French Revolution, the property was taken as a national asset and sold at auction.

The building today has a reactangular plan within square towers at each corner. On the south, a square tower projects slightly. On the top floor, immediately below the roof, is a series of arcades on the north and south façades. Mullioned windows decorate the façade. The upper floors are reached by a wooden spiral staircase.

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Founded: 16th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France

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Remy St (6 months ago)
Quiet with a beautiful garden. Atypical room which is in the castle style
Florence Cautres (6 months ago)
Very pleasant and timeless for a weekend or more in the countryside in a bucolic place. Good bedding, clean, well decorated and maintained. I really recommend it, I loved it.
Sabine Hachette (8 months ago)
I went to this place for my daughter's wedding. A dirty cottage, leak in the shower, a disgusting sponge. 4 coffee capsules for 4 people. Concerning the hygiene of mattresses to cry. A hole in the mattress, supporting photo, undetermined marks on it. Unacceptable for 400 euros for two nights. Some positive things, spacious place.
Flo Sexton (8 months ago)
A perfect stopover, close to the highway. Quiet. Spacious and clean room Good breakfast Good welcome Very good value for money
Mme S. Barthélemy (12 months ago)
Cet hôtel est très bien, nous avions réservé une chambre de catégorie supérieure rien à dire. Le problème est l’accueil déplorable que nous avons reçu à notre arrivée le dimanche 30 avril à 16 h. Nous avions l’air de déranger passablement la personne qui était à la réception, aucun sourire, pas même un regard, à cause de son comportement je mets 2 étoiles à cet avis. Heureusement que la dame qui nous a accueilli au petit déjeuner le lendemain matin était quant à elle très gentille.
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