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Loire Valley Retreat

2 rue de Charge, 37500 Chinon, France
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Loire Valley Retreat
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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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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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Amazing stay in fantastic surroundings. It is truly inspirational what Charlotte and Jerome have done with this place. Enough reading of reviews, I urge you to book this place! Also make sure you try the cuisine, and obviously the huge selection of local wines.... No reason to eat elsewhere!

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Miller Place, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

This chateau is a very special place with very special people as hosts, Charlotte and Jerome. When you open your door in the morning for breakfast and look out at your surroundings...it is breathtakingly beautiful. I am a very picky eater, and the dinners and the wine were outstanding, as well as the dining experience itself. It is centrally located... 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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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
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A luxury 6-suite guest house 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 to order. Fully gated heated outdoor pool, free wifi available, babysitting available, fantastic range of Loire Valley wines for sale at vineyard prices. Suites to suit a couple, a family of up to five, or you can book the entire place to sleep up to 18. ... more   less 
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