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Chateau de La Fromental

Pays de Salers, 15140 Fontanges, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2011

I wish I could write a review as good as all the others here, mainly because Danielle is a lovely person. She would do anything to help anyone - charming and very friendly. However, I found Claude difficult - brusque and impatient. This would not normally bother me - we usually stay in hotels - but in a Chambres D'Hote... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2010

I travel to France many times a years and have many friends and a life there so I thought I'd share an objective expert's opinion of places I have stayed as i've explored all of my France from my residence when in Provence. I was never one for the 'doing the chateau/mas/moulin where you stayed with the owners but in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2009

Situated at the end of Fontanges village in a very pretty valley this is a small chateau which the owners have lovingly refurbished . Danielle the co-owner, is an artistic and gifted ceramic artist so plates, tiles etc are hand made and the soft furnishings (also handmade) are beautiful and stylish and in the Empire style appropriate to the chateau.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2009

Words can not explain the surrounding, the hotel owners, the FOOD, the beauty of the Cahteau and the details of the rooms... A place we found last year and stayed with our 3 children (2 teenagers and one toddler) and we had fantasies all year about the food and the wines and we just had to return this year; excellent... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2008

Fontanges village is 5 bendy km outside Salers and, apart from those cow bells, a quiet place to stay and a good centre for excursions in the Cantal mountains. Chateau de la Fromental is just beyond the village. It had been used as a childrens' vacation centre and the concrete dorm block is still there but not in service. Claude... More 

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