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Chateau de la Motte

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2 la Motte, 86230 Usseau, France
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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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We were treated to one nights stay plus dinner. This was in November 2014 just a couple of nights before they closed for the season. It was just after nightfall that we arrived and as the lights were lit both inside and out it was quite magical. The entrance hall, the stone stairs, the tower, the rooms felt welcoming and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This castle is visible for leagues around, has beautiful grounds, and is richly appointed. Jean-Marie and Marie made us feel welcome and at home. Large rooms with luxurious furnishings. Excellent food (much fresh from the garden), wine, and company. We breezed in early evening for one overnight, leaving the next morning, but wished we could have stayed longer. A bit... More 

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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We stayed in this beautiful castle for 2 nights in Oct and it was without a doubt the highlight of our 3 week tour of Europe. the hosts are very welcoming and Jean-Marie's passion for history is contagious, All the rooms are beautiful and unique. You will not be disappointed by requesting to stay for dinner,the overall experience of dining... More 

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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

If our route through France allows we always stay at Chateau de la Motte. The host (Jean-Marie) is very welcoming and happy to relate the history of the Chateau. Both he and his wife (Marie-Andree) can take much pride in the renovations they have carried out and the furniture and furnishings they have put together to create what is really... More 

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17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We booked for one night and stayed for three as it was such a restful, beautiful spot with great hosts and central to some interesting towns and sites. Very spacious quarters within the castle - huge bed lounge room, library and bathroom. Beautiful grounds and gardens. Meals are excellent. Added bonus - no TV

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Stayed for two nights at this beautiful Chateau. Location magical and room superb with wonderful views over the countryside especially from the "Quirky" toilet. Our hosts were very welcoming and shared many stories about history of their splendid home. We reserved dinner on both evenings before which Jean-Marie shared and explained the numerous aperitifs available for us to sample. Marie-Andree... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

As part of our "Tour the France" we stayed for three nights in chateau de la Motte. Three wonderful nights, the best of our tour! The rooms are great; a lot of space, incredibly thick walls and beautiful four-poster beds! The food was fantastic; the breakfasts were great, the dinners even better. We can specially recommend the duck fillet! Last... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

So glad we chose to stay at this gorgeous chateau on the way down south. It really is amazing and the hosts are fantastic too; so interesting, friendly & kind. it's a real shame that we arrived late as we could smell the delicious food that was being served to the other guests. Next time we'll set off a little... More 

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58 reviews 58 reviews
49 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

A bit of luxury for the last night of our motorbike tour of the Pyrenees! Chateau looks very spectacular as you approach from the road. Tight turn into a gravel driveway would be a breeze for cars but I'm a bit of a wuss on my motorbike on gravel so I was a little stranded until hubby came to my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stayed over for one night on our way from Amsterdam to Biarritz. It was perfect. It is not just a hotel, its a real castle, where people live in, with 5 rooms for guests. Actually you're lodging in with the castle owner. Dinner is table d'hôte which means that you'll dine next to the other guests. If you wanne... More 

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