Home Sweet Home: For the first time ever, Booking.com offers guests a stay in a cottage made completely of chocolate
Cocoa fans everywhere have a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the world’s most-beloved treat by staying in a custom-built chocolate cottage, available exclusively on Booking.com starting September 19
Paris, September 11, 2018 – Waking up in a cottage made entirely of chocolate may seem like a fairy tale, but incredibly Booking.com, after discovering 61% of global travellers pick a destination for its great food and drink, is making this dream a reality.
Designed and manufactured by Jean-Luc Decluzeau, the renowned artisan chocolatier who specialises in chocolate sculptures, this unique, 18-square-metre chocolate cottage will be crafted out of approximately 1.5 tonnes of chocolate. Accommodating up to four guests, those lucky enough to secure the cottage will enjoy a decadent, delicious night, surrounded by chocolate treats in every corner.Custom chocolate details inside the cottage include everything from the walls and roof to the fireplace, dresser, clock, cups, books and even a chocolate chandelier. The chocolate extravaganza extends outside the cottage to a white chocolate duck pond and an incredible flowerbed made entirely (you guessed it) out of chocolate. And the good news for diehard chocoholics is that many of the delectable items in the cottage are actually edible, at least by those lucky enough to stay the night.
Anyone who wants to take to stay in this chocolate dream-come-true must be quick, as only a few select nights are available for booking. At 10:00 AM (CET) on September 19 and September 26 one night will become available for October 5 and 6 respectively. This unique experience can be booked for just 50 euros by visiting the exclusive Booking.com listing here: https://www.booking.com/hotel/fr/the-chocolate-cottage.en-gb.html
A Chocolate Cottage in the heart of a stunning location
Located in the magnificent glass house L’Orangerie Ephémère in the gardens of the Cité de la Céramique in Sèvres, The Chocolate Cottage will lure guests into an idyllic setting.In addition to The Chocolate Cottage, Booking.com will offer lucky guests — in partnership with the artisan chocolatier — a unique workshop dedicated to crafting personalised mini chocolate chalets, sure to delight the taste buds and imaginations of young and old alike.
“I never thought I'd have the opportunity to build a life-size Chocolate Cottage for travellers to sleep in!" says Jean-Luc Decluzeau, Master Chocolatier, sculptor and creator. “I’m excited to collaborate with Booking.com and to share my passion for chocolate. I hope guests will relish the chance to experience such a sweet and unique place to stay.”
Price per night: 50 €
Location: L’Orangerie de la Manufacture - Cité de la céramique - 2, Place de la Manufacture - 92310 Sèvres - www.lorangeriedelamanufacture.com
How to book: For more information and to try to book this unique experience, visit https://www.booking.com/hotel/fr/the-chocolate-cottage.en-gb.html
Where: L’Orangerie de la Manufacture - Cité de la céramique 2, Place de la Manufacture - 92310 Sèvres www.lorangeriedelamanufacture.com
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