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Chateau La Cheneviere

4.0 of 5 Castle   |   Escures-Commes, 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sussex
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62 reviews 62 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Made most welcome from arrival to departure, all the Staff were most polite and helpful. The standard of spoken English was exceptional for those non French speaking visitors. The restaurant was definitely "fine dining" , with wines and service to match, we enjoyed a swim in the heated outdoor pool which is big enough to swim properly in. Our room... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Norwegian family spent 5 nights here, and 3 dinners at the restaurant. Everything was exquisite. The staff was friendly, and made us feel like home. The food was tasteful, with a variety of the french cuisine. Especially the desserts were remarkable. A spacious garden and the pool area is beatutiful, and really a place to relax. We will definitely... More

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LaCheneviere, Sales & Marketing at Chateau La Cheneviere, responded to this review

Dear Marianne H, Thank you for your review of la Cheneviere. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our staff loves to hear your comments and I will be sure to pass them on. We look forward to welcoming you again on a future trip! warm regards, Françoise FAUQUET More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed at the Chateau in July and have to say we had an amazing experience. The staff were so polite and friendly and could not have been more helpful. Nicolas the maître d'hôtel was extremely pleasant and attentive. The delightful food, a lot of the ingredients sourced from the hotel garden was a joy and the chef was fantastic.... More

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LaCheneviere, Sales & Marketing at Chateau La Cheneviere, responded to this review

Dear Kathleen M, Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience at la Cheneviere. Nicolas and our head chef and his team will be very pleased to hear of your kind words. We hope to welcome you back on your next visit to Normandy. Best wishes, Françoise FAUQUET More

UK
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110 reviews 110 reviews
43 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Happened upon this wonderful hotel the day after the D-Day Anniversary. It is a small Country Chateau without pretension but oozing charm and character. THe room we had was in a wing, across the courtyard from the main Chateau, but it was beautifully appointed and comfortable. Dinner was exquisite and the bar cosy informal and intimate. THe Chateau has quite... More

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LaCheneviere, Sales & Marketing at Chateau La Cheneviere, responded to this review

Dear RICHARDVUK Thank you for your review of our property and for taking the time to post it. It is a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed la Cheneviere and its beautiful grounds. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next trip to Normandy. Best regards, Françoise FAUQUET More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is a truly amazing hotel! The staff is warm, friendly and accommodating. The facilities are amazing, beautiful and very tranquil. Rooms are ample particularly by European standards and well decorated. Bathrooms were large, clean and clearly recently renovated. We ate dinner one night in the hotel restaurant. While on the expensive side, its VERY well worth with for at... More

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LaCheneviere, Sales & Marketing at Chateau La Cheneviere, responded to this review

Dear JGK_in_LA Thank you for the great review and kind words which I will share with our staff. They strive daily to ensure that each and every guest has a positive experience while staying at our hotel. We hope to see you again soon, Best wishes, Françoise FAUQUET More

Palm Coast, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is an outstanding Hotel, only about 30 +/- rooms, Very nice rooms and the restaurant outstanding. The Château has all the amenities you could require and staff is terrific. The grounds are beautiful with an outdoor heated pool and facilities to have lunch by the pool. Great location to visit the beaches and museums in Normandy. We highly recommend... More

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LaCheneviere, Sales & Marketing at Chateau La Cheneviere, responded to this review

Dear Bob M, Thank you for such a wonderful review of your recent stay! it is a great pleasure to hear such kind words and we hope to see you again soon. Warm Regards, Françoise FAUQUET More

Detroit
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88 reviews 88 reviews
13 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This chateau is located in a large lawn area surrounding it. Many trees are about the property - some quite ancient. There is an ample swimming pool, although it was too chilly for us to partake. A tennis court as well is available. Our room was furnished with everything we needed. I particularly liked the updated bathroom. The breakfast buffet... More

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LaCheneviere, Responsable relations clients at Chateau La Cheneviere, responded to this review

Dear PointeDetroit, Thank you very much for your nice comment. Most of our guests like coming to the restaurant for breakfast. They love the wonderful smells coming from our kitchen and talking with our staff about their stay and getting advice about what to do in the area. Our buffet breakfast is quoted 25 euros and not 33 as mentioned.... More

San Diego, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

My partner and I spent 2 nights here in April. The staff was incredibly friendly and welcoming. The town that it is located in is charming and it is a nice retreat from the busier town of Bayeaux. I would recommend staying here to get a feel for a quieter town and a little more romance. The dinner was excellent... More

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LaCheneviere, Guest Relations Manager at Chateau La Cheneviere, responded to this review

Dear BVD1977, Thank you for choosing La Cheneviere for your stay in Normandy. It is described by many of our guests as a Gem in this beautiful region. We were pleased to learn that you have very much enjoyed your stay with us. We all hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back sometimes in the future. Best regards,... More

Lafayette, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

The grounds were positively beautiful and the hotel staff was fanastic. We were there for 3 days and were very pleased. The only negative was the resturant for dinner which was very overpriced and was managed by a very rude resturant manager.

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LaCheneviere, Responsable relations clients at Chateau La Cheneviere, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you for your review on our hotel, we are pleased that your experience was positive and that we were able to make your stay and enjoyable one. We are sorry to hear that our restaurant didn’t meet your expectations as it is normally an exceptional dining experience for most of our guests with a friendly and courteous... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Zanzibar - that is the bar in the basement of Le Cheneviere. Completely unexpected in a classic chateau hotel and completely delightful. Go for the bar - stay for the hotel Le Cheneviere is a lovely hotel with a park-like setting that is, by itself, worthwhile. I can imagine that the lawn would be lovely for a wedding or other... More

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froggieplanet, Responsable commercial at Chateau La Cheneviere, responded to this review

Thank you for your post which will be forwarded to the team, Warm smiles and friendly service is our policy everyday for every guest. Thank you for choosing la Cheneviere for your recent stay in Normandy, we will look forward to welcoming you again. Francoise FAUQUET Sales & Marketing More

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Address: Escures-Commes, 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France
Location: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Calvados > Port-en-Bessin-Huppain
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Chateau La Cheneviere 4*
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Set close to Omaha Beach and the historic town of Bayeux, Port en Bessin conceals a treasure that lies at the end of a long drive " Chateau La Cheneviere ". Impeccable lawns, ancient trees and a charmingly old fashioned rose garden... arriving on the estate is like strolling onto the lands of an English Lord who fell under the spell of Calvados region. The manor appears at last, a dignified Norman edifice from the 18th century, it combines the charms of an old house with the conveniences of a cosy English Manor. Add to that an opulent interior, spacious, elegant bedrooms. The dining room, overlooking the park, has a certain grandeur on an intimate scale, while classic cuisine allows you to explore all the distinctive flavours of Normandy, a generous and distinguished cuisine based on delicious local produce, faultless service, a heated outdoor pool, a splendid terrace, and the picture is complete... ... more   less 
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