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Domaine De Clairefontaine

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Chemin des Fontanettes, 38121 Chonas-l'Amballan, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Set amidst a large wooded garden, this charming hotel features pristene classic French cooking, well-appointed service and comfortable rooms. The more casual 'le cottage' up the hill from the main restaurant has a more modern ambience.

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72 hotel reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

As we were shown past the little pond with the swan, we realized we had been here years ago. The rooms in the annex are very good. The entire place has been tastefully renovated and our room was large and comfortable. The grounds are lovely. The dining room tables are placed in a very strange position, having all "couples" tables... More 

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Dallas, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We stayed just one night and were impressed by the main house, the breakfast and the grounds. The annex where we stayed lacked charm. And there was a wedding that seemed to dominate the focus of the staff. It took way too long to get a couple of glasses of wine. They did advise us of the wedding in advance.... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This was a lovely place to stay, a beautiful house with very attractive gardens. The food was excellent and accommodation in the main house simple but accurately priced. I would recomend the hotel for a weekend away or a brilliant way to break a long journey if driving across France. The grounds were lovely and the surrounding countryside was a... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

An extraordinary "domaine" located in a small village Very tasteful furnishing, calm and a beautiful park around with a nice sun terrace. First class service from all staff, where everybody was very polite,friendly and helpful. A 1star Michelin Chef where each course is outstanding and I must say we are looking forward to our next stay. But please ... don't... More 

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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We arrived to a very warm and friendly welcome from the young lady on reception who took us to our room (in the annex) and explained everything very well. After unpacking we sat on a terrace at the front of the main building enjoying a relaxing drink and the wonderful grounds. The dinner was excellent and the service efficient and... More 

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24 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

The 4 star hotel is well situated in a quiet area a few miles south of Vienne with some nice landscaping. We were allocated a room in the Annexe as the main rooms (cheaper) were taken by a wedding party. The room was excellent; large, nice bathroom, separate loo and a small terrace surrounded by greenery. Worth noting that the... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Nor far south after Vienne ( France), you can find the beautiful " Domaine de Clairefontaine" in the small hilly village of Chonas-L'amballan. The hotel is actually a splendid house from 1780, located in a green and large part, away from everything. Of course, the room ( in the new building) are perfect, cosy and well decorated. More importantly, the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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38 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

The reason to stay is to experience the restaurant which has one Michelin star and is a real treat. The hotel portion itself is okay but the overall facility needs more to do when one is not eating. It is situated in a quiet parkland setting in a very sleepy little town not far off major highways. In that it... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We choose this hotel to accomodate us during the jazz festival in Vienne, but have been quite dissapointed. The hotel has two buildings: an older one with some character and charm, and a newer one. We stayed in the newer one. I would not comment much about the architecture and design of the new building which I found boring, and... More 

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Address: Chemin des Fontanettes, 38121 Chonas-l'Amballan, France
Location: France > Rhone-Alpes > Isere > Chonas-l'Amballan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Domaine De Clairefontaine 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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