Located by the Canal of Rompsay in La Rochelle city centre, La Maison du Canal was built in 1800. The guest house offers free WiFi access. In the morning, a hearty breakfast is served, including organic produce, gluten-free foods and special diet items. In the evening, guests can share a homemade meal at the owner's table upon prior reservation. Each accommodation has a private bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer. They also feature a terrace with outdoor furniture. The owners' pets live onsite. Relaxation sessions, modelage and reiki can be enjoyed at an extra cost and upon request. Guests also have access to a library and some board games, and bikes can be borrowed for free, subject to availability. A 10-minute drive from La Rochelle - Île de Ré Airport, La Maison du Canal offers free on-site parking. It is possible to go canoeing on the canal and there is a hiking path near the property.