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Le Chateau de Fontenay

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5 Fontenay, 37150 Blere, France
Le Chateau de Fontenay
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fort McMurray, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The property is centrally located for all the things we wanted to see and do, and set in a beautiful location with vineyards, woods, and a river alongside which would make for lovely walks if we had been so inclined (we went mid-November when it was drizzly and chilly, but I think Spring/Summer would be stunning). They also have chickens... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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52 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We stayed for a week in the room called Cupidon in the chateau, while others in our family had one of the cottages, 'La Closerie', to one side of the chateau. It's a beautiful setting with large grounds, including woodland and a vineyard, above the Cher, a tributary of the Loire. One of the best features is the lovely large... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, MIchigan
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82 reviews 82 reviews
27 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My husband and I returned last week from a nine night stay at this amazing chateau. We could not have picked a more perfect place! The chateau itself is lovely with beautiful, peaceful grounds to walk and a gorgeous terrace/pool area. Our hosts, Nathalie and her husband Philippe, were so very warm, welcoming, and helpful throughout our stay. Nathalie even... More 

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Bristol
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Stayed six nights in September as a base for visiting the towns and chateaux of the upper Loire. Fontenay is a picture perfect chateau enhanced with extensive grounds and vineyards. The large outdoor terrace overlooking the pool was the venue for the typically French breakfast as the weather was wonderful and we also had several evening picnics there rather than... More 

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Sydney
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Thank you Nathalie for making the start of our France holiday so relaxing. We drove from Paris CDG to the Loire and arrived quite late and jetlagged after a few flight delays. Nathalie and Choco her beautiful dog met us at the entrance to the chateau (which has a lovely round drive to greet you, and rolling green lawns, vines,... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We have just had a fantastic two week stay in La Maison du Boulanger self catering gite on the Fontenay estate. The gite itself was comfortable, clean and well equipped with all mod cons. But the setting within the stunning grounds of Le Chateau Fontenay was what made the holiday for us. Our 4yr old and 1yr old loved the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We spent 7 nights at the Le Chateau de Fontenay, we really couldn't have asked for more from a b&b, perfect is the only way to describe it. Our room was great, we had a view over the front of the chateau from the room and a lovely view onto the Cher from the bathroom so had the best of... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We had the most delightful hosts, Phillippe & Nathalie. The breakfast each morning was a delight. Very convivial and we got the feeling that if we asked Nathalie to bend over backwards for us she would. The surroundings were fantastic. The house is in an estate of forest and vines which is marvellous to walk or cycle in. There is... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We stayed in the cottage called La Maison du Boulanger in the grounds of this absolutely beautiful chateau. It was great to have the privacy of the cottage and the use of the grounds. We particularly liked the long swimming pool and the use of bikes. We cycled to Chenonceau and to Amboise, largely off road, and daily to Blere... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We had an absolutely wonderful 2 night stay at Le Chateau Fontenay. We were warmly welcomed by Nathalie, Philippe and 2 of their delightful children (young adults) -- since our boys were roughly the same age it was a good chance to practice both their English and our French. The entire family were incredible hosts, making the whole experience that... More 

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