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Chateau Carbonneau

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Chateau Carbonneau | Saint Emilion/Bordeaux, 33890 Pessac-sur-Dordogne, France
Chateau Carbonneau
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, NY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

WE were in the area for a wedding and we loved the place! The rooms are spacious and beautifully decorated overlooking wonderful grounds, the owners speak flawless English - well she is from New Zealand) and will give you lots of tips on things to do and places to see, and lots of information and tasting of their excellent wine!... More 

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
24 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Chateau Carbonneau was a superb find and well worth visiting if you are in the Dordogne / Perigord areas. The hosts Wilfrid & Jacquie look after you very well and give you all the info you need for sightseeing the local area. The bedrooms are both comfortable and spacious and have stunning views over the farmland and immaculate grounds. Jacquie's... More 

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Liguria, Italy
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91 reviews 91 reviews
15 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Chateau Carbonneau is an imposing building with beautifully decorated rooms, each of individual character and all with superb bathrooms and enchanting views. The owners are both very welcoming and informative. We much enjoyed the wine-tasting and all the details that Wilfred, our host, gave us during our tour of the cellars, and the food that Jacquie, his wife, prepared was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

A marvellous place - full of light and calm. The Chateau itself is a welcoming family home with large rooms looking out over the vineyards, grounds and farmland. Jacquie is a superb host and the meals in the evening are a wonderful chance to meet and talk to people from all over Europe - as wel as strong representation from... More 

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Clare, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Sadly we only stayed for two nights, but they were both memorable and left us with a desire for more! The property is beautifully sited with lush gardens and restful surrounds. The Chateaux is all one could wish for, but what makes it is the chatelaine! Jacquie is both charming and attentive to her guests. Nothing was too much trouble... More 

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Gensac, France
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

As a long standing resident in the area I have always admired the beautiful Chateau Carbonneau. With its gracious facade and stunning conservatory seen from the top of a long tree-lined drive it has seemed a fairy tale destination. To my delight I discovered recently that the delightful and friendly owners have opened one of their pretty outbuildings as a... More 

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London
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The only problem was that we hadn't booked to stay longer! If you are looking for somewhere from which to explore the area or simply for a hotel in which you can relax, undisturbed by the pace of modern life, then look no further than Wilfred and Jacqui's beautiful, comfortable and elegant Chateau. We will certainly be staying longer next... More 

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Switzerland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Very nice experiance! Chateau was even more beautiful then on the pictures! Good wine good company, very nice host! We felt st home from the beginnning! We all sat on one dinner table had very nice and long conversations with all guests! We loved it here, will definetly come back!

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Dartmouth UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We have stayed at the Chateau Carbonneau for the last 3 years staying longer each time (8 days this year). It is a charming mixture of styles - the French bucolic and the New Zealand informal. Wilfrid has a professional knowledge of Bordeaux wines and makes excellent reds and whites of the Ste Foy Appellation Bordeaux Controle. Jacquie looks after... More 

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Christchurch
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79 reviews 79 reviews
17 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Jacqui and Wilfred, the engaging hosts at this wonderful chateau made our 2 day stay a special treat. The chateau, garden, pool and our room were beautiful. Jacqui not only provided our breakfasts but also a three course dinner full of flavour and served on the balcony. Wilfred's wine choices were a wonderful complement to the meal and dinner conversation.... More 

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