Chez Iris

Chez Iris

Chambres d'Hôtes

17610 Chaniers - Charente Maritime - France

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Chez Iris

Chambres d'Hôtes

11 impasse Pampanie,

chez Perineau

17610 Chaniers


Jean & Grahame Wood

0033 (0)5 46 93 38 71

In case of difficulty
06 82 78 73 60

siret : 508 869 6090 0018

Bedrooms - Room Rate

Per night including Continental breakfast

per night (for 2)


Room 30 m²: comfortable double bed, 2 single beds, 1 ‘legless’ bed and convertible futon (6 possible – family room). En suite bathroom, (8m²) including over bath shower and WC. TV (French terrestrial channels - TNT)



13 m², twin beds, shower room directly beneath, connected by stairs. TV (French terrestrial channels - TNT)

Sweet Pea

Room 24m² L shaped with en suite shower room 5m² in corner. Comfortable high double bed, with step provided. Room for two single beds to be added if required. (French terrestrial channels - TNT)

Sweet Pea
      • Extra folding bed and 2 travel cots available for any room.
      • Reduction for single occupancy
      • Extra person 12€
      • Reductions for 3 nights or more



Breakfast may be served in the courtyard, on the terrace or the lawn, or in the salon, according to the season and your inclinations. We offer a continental breakfast with local breads and patisserie, a range of homemade preserves, and other items by arrangement. Vegetarian and vegan diets catered for.

Breakfast normally served 8 a.m. - 10 a.m. Other times available, e.g. early hunters, late marriage guests, but please notify us in advance, preferably at reservation. (The baker opens at 7.30)

To make a reservation following the original contact, we ask for a deposit of 25% of the cost of your stay, to be sent at your earliest convenience. In high season, if this is not received within 5 working days, we reserve the right to let the room to a subsequent enquirer.

Heated Pool

We also offer the use in season of our small ( 7m x 3m x 1.2 m ) heated pool which has access with ramp and rail for entry and exit.

Taxe de séjour

A tax of 61c per adult per night is charged in our Bed and Breakfast accommodation.

There are exclusions: eg minors (under 18), job seekers, disabled people, and the appropriate card is needed for verification. We are sorry but we have to add this to our charges.

How to make a Booking

First contact us by telephone or email.

    1. We will discuss your requirements with you and make a provisional booking for your required dates and room(s) informing you of the total cost.
    2. Please send an email to repeating your request.
    3. We will immediately acknowledge your request and confirm the provisional booking by email. (If in UK please ensure you also send your postal address
    4. At the same time prepare a cheque for 25% of the total agreed. In sterling from a UK account to Jean Wood, or in euros from a French account to Jeanne Wood. Send it to 11 impasse Pampanie, chez Périneau, 17610 Chaniers.). Please add an email address and mobile telephone number if you have one.
    5. Upon receipt of the cheque we will acknowledge receipt, usually by email or by SMS, and confirm that the booking is now firm

If at any time this communication breaks down – e.g. if you have not had confirmation of your booking by email, telephone again or send a message by our other email . There have been occasional glitches and non reception of emails. or Contact us

If you have to cancel a reservation deposits will be returned if made within a reasonable time.

Languages spoken: French, English, a little Spanish and German


Excellent location for sight seeing, as an overnight stay, or as a base for house-hunting in the area.

By the river Charente, In vineyard country, Close to some of the best beaches in France, In a rural village close to Saintes

  • Fridge available

  • Continental breakfast

  • Parking

  • Biker friendly Motor Cyclists welcome.

  • Microwave available

  • Children Welcome

  • Open all year

  • Cyclists welcome

  • Pets accepted on request

  • Tea/Coffee making facilities

  • Departure before 11 am

  • WIFI access

  • No smoking in house, but permitted outside

  • TV (French terrestrial channels - TNT)
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