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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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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All the family love Loire Valley Retreat. The kids love the huge garden, the outdoor and indoor play areas and the swimming pool. My wife and I love the great breakfasts, the beautiful accommodation, the stunning location, the great wine etc etc. It's a perfect place for a family. There are loads of things to do in the region and... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There's a reason (actually, a lot of reasons) why this place gets such outstanding reviews. Charlotte and Jerome make perfect hosts, and the social set-up (with communal breakfasts, family BBQs, and shared play areas) encourages the kids - and adults - to make new friends. With the kids running around happily in a safe location, the adults can relax with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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 3 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

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 July 22, 2014

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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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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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
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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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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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