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Le Palais Briau

Rue de la Madeleine, 44370 Varades, France
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This place is well worth a visit. if you would like to see how people lived long ago beautifully preserved and cared for by the current owners take a few hours and indulge yourselves. The owners have devoted a lifetime to a very special home.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I overnight there just one night with my parents. The palace is awesome, the surroundings, gardens, the building, the ball rooms. We slept on the SUITE WEDGEWOOD. Fantastic! it was like being transported to XIX century! Breakfast was great and we had a great after diner conversation with the owner, they offered us home made wine. Simple Marvelous!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011

We Stayed only one night at this unique italian style palazzo overlooking the Loire Valley with the Abbey of St Florent Le Veil in the distance. From the moment we arrived until the time we had to leave we were overwhelmed with amazement with both the stunning interior and surrounding parklands which are steeped in history On our arrival we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2009

We, together with our friends, stayed for one night and to enjoy a celebration meal in Varades on the banks of the Loire. We were made very welcome on arrival and shown to our rooms which fully met our expectations. These were well furnished, consistent with the fashion and style of the period of the house and everything was exceptionally... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2009

This is a beautiful building in a wonderful setting with great history, fantastic grounds and an amazing view. But what really sets this apart in comparison to many hotels in France is that it also has comfortable beds, good bathrooms, delicious breakfast and charming, welcoming and helpful hosts. Worth every penny and strongly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2008

Stayed at the Palais Briau in late August. The chateau has been meticulously renovated by the owners, who are extremely welcoming and a great source of information on the area. There is a retrospective in the basement, chronicling the history of the house -- including wreckage from a WWII-era German fighter plane that crashed on the grounds! In describing the... More 

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