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Chateau Richeux

Certificate of Excellence
1 Rue Du Guesclin, 35260 Cancale, France
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Ranked #1 of 13 Hotels in Cancale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The era when france is the leading purveyor of luxury service is so passé. Look at all the luxury hotels in paris: four season george v, mandarin oriental, shang ri la, peninsula, plaza athenee, le meurice, none of them is french owned. Now, Chateaux Richeux is classified as 5 stars and the french raaaave about this place. This leads to... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in three Chateaux & Relais properties during our visit to France in November. We would rank this one lowest of the three. Having said that, it is still a beautiful hotel. The service was not great. Certainly not above standard in a regular hotel, and in some respects not even that. We almost drove past the entrance to... More 

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Rennes, France
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Stayed in the Chateau for the first time on Monday. Have eaten there before in warmer times. There was a certain beauty in the views from our windows in Gingembre overlooking the famous baie de Mont St Michel. Whilst the Mont itself loomed eerily through the mist. The staff in the hotel/ restaurant are superb and very friendly. The room... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My husband and I spend 2 nights in this hotel in October, 2014 as we were marking our 15 years marriage anniversary. The place is very nice. We were in Ginger room and just loved it. Really advise to stay there if it is available. Many people mark it as the best room in the hotel. Breakfast is served in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I've been fortunate enough to travel to some great locations in the last 15 years. Without question, the Chateau Richeux is one of the most memorable places I've ever stayed at. The location is stunningly beautiful and impeccably maintained. The dinner is one of the best meals I've ever experienced. If ever in Cancale, you must get some mussels. My... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This was our second visit to this hotel. The first was back in the mid-nineties, when it had just opened under current ownership, and we remember it as less "relais et chateaux-ish" and more pleasantly idiosyncratic in those days. Still, we had a lovely stay. The location, on a windswept promontory overlooking Mont St Michel Bay, is spectacular, and the... More 

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Needham, MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I have to start by saying this is not a review of the restaurant. The restaurant is a fantastic, 5 star dining experience. I will do a separate review of it under the restaurant name (Le Coquillage). Unfortunately we were underwhelmed by the Chateau Richeux as a hotel. It started with our check in where the person at the desk... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

After a long trip from Belgium to France, arriving in Chateau Richeux was heaven. Our room had a beautiful sea view and we also found a warm welcome letter from Olivier Roellinger next to a finest cognac from the region, delicious cookies and lovely organic apples from the garden. Every night the staff left a note in our room to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We stayed at this fabulous hotel for two nights. Our large room had wonderful sea views over the bay and was very well equipped and beautifully decorated with mosaic tiles. We ate in the restaurant on both evenings and had excellent meals. On the first evening we had the seafood platter which was enormous, delicious and fresh. The second evening... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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12 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Stay at this lovely hotel, have a fantastic lunch while overlooking the bay and you will think you are in heaven! The hotel is charming, with modern bathrooms, comfortable rooms and beds and very helpful and welcoming staff. Of course, you must eat in the restaurant...an experience to savour and enjoy. It is located not far from Mont St.Michel and... More 

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