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Loire Valley Retreat

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2 rue de Charge, 37500 Chinon, France
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Loire Valley Retreat
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Amsterdam
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a week in the new and very spacious Vigneron gite in July with our kids (1 and 4) and absolutely loved it! Loire Valley Retreat is a wonderful place to stay. The rooms/gites are clean and spacious with very comfortable beds. Breakfast is included, and the kitchen has everything you need to eat meals in your gite if... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from our third holiday at Chargé with our three young children and for the 3rd year we celebrated our eldest's birthday there (she requests to be at the chateau on her birthday; praise indeed!). We had a wonderful time and as we were returning guests, the excitement & anticipation before our holiday was bubbling over; we... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We returned to Chateau de Chargé for the 6th time with our children aged 5 and 8. There is not much to add to earlier reviews of this place; it's truly, in our opinion, one of the best places in France to holiday with children. The conversion of the B&B into self contained gites has been done very thoughtfully and... More

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can recommend the Loire Valley Retreat without hesitation. It was recommended to us by friends and on arrival it was easy to see why. The setting of this sensitively restored chateau is just gorgeous and the owners strike precisely the right note with their welcoming and friendly manner. They are a mine of useful information, offer their visitors very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed at Chateau de Charge, ( Loire Valley Retreat ) for a week in April this year, as a family with our 2 sons (12 and 16 ). We love France, especially this region , as it has so much to offer in the way of history, castles, wineries, good food and restaurants, fabulous scenery ..I could go on... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

we recently went on a return visit to Chateau de Charge and were extremely impressed with the latest developments. We stayed in the newly extended Boulangerie. The new gite accomodation works perfectly for a family and Charlotte and Jerome have taken care of all the little details and high quality furnishings we have come to expect at Charge - i... More

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Winnipeg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful chateau with modern conveniences. Rooms are huge, like a house. So much to do for families. The pool, the animals, the kids play area, etc. A bit out of the way but the place is so great it makes up for it.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We have just returned from a wonderful family holiday at Loire Valley Retreat. Expectations were high after such good reviews, but we really could not have been more pleased with our holiday. The accommodation is lovely. We stayed in the Ecuries, the open plan living area is well designed and the interiors are high end and stylish. My husband particularly... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We have just returned home from another memorabke stay (our third in three years) at the LVR. It is the perfect holiday destination for both children and parents as children have the freedom to play and enjoy themselves whilst parents can relax in luxury. Charlotte and Jerome are the perfect hosts and nothings seems too much trouble. The new play... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

As soon as you arrive you instantly feel relaxed and at home. Charlotte and Jerome are the best hosts I have come across, nothing is ever to much trouble and they have thought of everything. The location is beautiful and peaceful and the accomodation outstanding. As the mother of two small children the biggest bonus for us was that we... More

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Address: 2 rue de Charge, 37500 Chinon, France
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Location: France > Centre > Loire Valley > Chinon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Loire Valley Retreat Hotel Chinon
Loire Valley Retreat Chinon, France

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Four beautiful self contained cottages set in a 15th-century Loire Valley Chateau and its outbuildings, entirely and lovingly renovated in 2008 & 2011 by the English and French owner managers. Peace and tranquility combined with warm hospitality. Very family friendly. Delicious French table d'hote meals available three evenings, breakfast included every day. Fully gated heated outdoor pool, free wifi, babysitting available, fantastic range of Loire Valley wines. Suites to suit a couple, a family of up to five, or book the entire place to sleep up to 16. ... more   less 
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