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Discover the magic of traditional European service and the allure of fine dining. Your fairy tale getaway awaits at Château du Sureau.

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Half Day Cooking Classes

Saturday, October 12th & 26th
Learn to prepare prepare popular dishes from The Elderberry House Restaurant! After a busy morning of cooking from 9am…

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'Afternoon' High Tea

Sunday, October 20th & November 3rd
We invite you to experience a classic tradition with an Elderberry House play on ‘Afternoon’ High Tea!…

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Oktoberfest

Sunday, October 13th
Oktoberfest at the Elderberry House!  Taste Authentic German dishes prepared by Executive Chef Robert and paired with…

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Three-Day Cooking Classes

2019 Fall & 2020 Spring Sessions!
Join us in the Elderberry House kitchen as we share our love for the culinary arts!

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A European Escape In California

The Estate by the Elderberries is comprised of the luxurious Relais & Châteaux, Château du Sureau, the award-winning The Elderberry House Restaurant, the relaxing Spa du Sureau and the private Villa Sureau. This nine-acre property is nestled in the rolling foothills at the gateway to Yosemite National Park. Located in a stunning landscape the Estate is reminiscent of the French countryside where beauty and old-world charm await. Come for the impeccable service and amenities but stay for the relaxation and fun.

Get Away and Have It All

Château du Sureau is a graceful blend of old-world charm with all of today’s conveniences. Each guest suite is appointed with fine furnishings and modern amenities to maximize tranquility and comfort. Whether you plan to enjoy a private picnic in Yosemite or a glass of Bordeaux in the library, activities are plentiful with many opportunities to renew and relax.

Joy Awaits

Celebrating three decades of hospitality, Château du Sureau on the Estate by the Elderberries is an award-winning resort destination embodying “the good life”. With stately guest suites and enchanting gardens, Château du Sureau exudes luxury and bliss. Discover the magic of traditional European service and the allure of fine dining. A fairy tale retreat awaits you at Château du Sureau.

Our Story, Your Fairy Tale

Hotel Château du Sureau began with a dream. The vision and worldly experience of Erna Kubin-Clanin became a beacon of tranquility and luxury in 1984. A native of Vienna, Austria, Erna has translated Old World Europe’s high standard of service and fine dining to a world of beauty and calm that is Château du Sureau – the “Castle by the Elderberries”. Erna’s half-century of experience hosting and delighting guests has created an epic fairy tale destination waiting for you to enjoy.

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