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Le Chataignier

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16, rue du Carroi, 37 500 Marcay, Chinon, France
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Le Chataignier

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hamden, Connecticut
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed this early 1800's farmhouse and especially the owners, Odilie and Jean-Jacques. It was beautifully, even lovingly, decorated, leaving gorgeous architectural details exposed in the renovation. Breakfast was wonderful. But the best part was Odilie and Jean-Jacques, who are, themselves, travelers and have wonderful recommendations and insights. Wifi is a challenge in such old buildings, but if it's warm,... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We stayed in the family suite of rooms and had a fantastic nights stay on our way down to Gascony. The rooms were large beautifully furnished and very clean. Our hosts were very friendly and welcoming. We will definitely be staying again.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Lovely rooms (we stayed in the family suite), tasty breakfast and beautiful house and garden (and tree house). We were made to feel very welcome by the owners who recommended a great chateau to visit that suited our boys. Odile spoke v good English.

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Cambridge
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

After a long journey from Le Havre, this was a perfect place to unwind and relax. What a beautiful looking house - the gorgeous shutters adding a touch of Provence in the Loire. There was plenty of space for our toddler to run around and explore - the treehouse was a real highlight, as was the trampoline. Our family room... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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92 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Staying at Le Chataigner for 4 nights, as a base to explore the Loire valley Chateau in the area, was a wonderful experience. The owners, Odile & Jean Joseph were fabulous hosts and looked after us very well, giving us advice on places to visit, restaurants to eat at and generally making us feel at home. The room we had... More 

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nowh
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Big mistake we were there for only 1 night, We should have been there for at least two nights to enjoy the location and the hospitality. Wonderful welcome from M Mme into their beautiful home. Great charm, great calm, great welcome. do not forget the Summer Kitchen We will be back, sans enfants Bien sur

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Robertsbridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Our family stopped here for two nights on our way up to Calais after three weeks in France. Our boys (4 and 7) immediately fell in love with the grounds (which include a climbing frame and a tree house) and we all loved our beautiful room which was spotless and with a very effective shower (which we all needed after... More 

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London
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21 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

This was a perfect place to start our holiday. Very picturesque setting within a huge and beautiful garden - with a treehouse and trampoline. Lots of space for the children to run around after being in the car. Great location for exploring the Loire valley and all the Chateaux. Very hospitable and welcoming owners - who gave us tips on... More 

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We couldn't have asked for a better place to stay for our first night in France! Pete and I arrived pretty shattered, having ridden on the motorbike from Caen, and were in need of somewhere to rest our weary bones. le Chataignier, with our wonderful, genuine and friendly hosts, did the trick beautifully. The double room was spacious and cool;... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

My wife and I stayed here on a Saturday night on our way back to the ferry. We arrived later than recommended in the literature, however, with a swift phone call to Odile, we were reassured that we would welcome at whatever time we arrived. A more welcoming and accommodating couple you will struggle to find running such a well... More 

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