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5.0 of 5 Castle   |   Route du Chateau, 28700 Saint Symphorien le Chateau, France
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here via Great Value Vacations. Staff was great, room was spacious & nicely decorated. Bed was very comfortable. We enjoyed a bountiful breakfast, BBC News channel during our stay. From here we drove to Chartres & le Mont St Michel. Would stay here again.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We went in the off-season so maybe that had something to do with it! I cannot describe how absolutely gorgeous the chateau was. We had a wonderful time. The grounds were beautiful and well maintained - I mean there was a moat for gods sake! We went in mid November so it was a bit chilly but that didn't detract... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Chateau d'Esclimont is located SW of Paris and takes about an hour to drive to. We stayed here for 3 nights in mid January. If you don't like crowds, this is the time to travel. I think that we were one of four couples staying in the chateau. The building is lovely - like Dowton Abby I've heard some say.... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

On route to Calais from our home in the Ariege we had got to within 100k of Paris and the light was fading. So turned of motorway and the pulled into parking. Asked SatNav for hotels close by and this was closest. When we drove into the grounds the Chateau is stunning and probably worth the room cost just for... More

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Brazil
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27 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Live a fairy tale!!!! Stay in a real castle!!!.... feel like a princess or a prince... This gorgeous Castle was transformed into a beautiful hotel. Set on calm, beautiful grounds, surrounded by lakes and ducks... among gardens of fresh green grass... hidden from the world... It´s definately a five star hotel, beautifully decorated with ancient furniture and paintings, but among... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

check in was really slow. beds are so old an uncomfortable (not like a W heavenly bed, or big chain hotel beds) rooms are spacious and very large, but quite dated, and heating didn't work properly. bathrooms also large, though no heating in marble floors, unlike other 5 star hotels. we chose to have dinner at the hotel, and was... More

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Me and a couple of friends stayed in Chateau d'Esclimont for 2 nights in mid-September. It was my first time staying in a real castle, so no previous experience to compare. Vast, silent and beautiful park, pond with black swan, walls and the turrets of this old chateau - it all was impressive, romantic and kinda dreamy. And then... it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

beautiful chateau - great grounds - great location. but needs to change their lift - hot water system. it should have a real business center with enough space to open a file. otherwise excellent service - food - location. a great thank you to all thank you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

We spent 3 days in castle with family in August 2013. It was simply amazing. Garden and water around, air balloon adventure, horses.. Great experience to remember for ages! Special thanks to the restaurant chief - food was very tasty and beyond expectations. Highly recommended for couples and special family events.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

When we stayed here about 25 years ago, we were bowled over by Chateau d'Esclimont (a magnificent room, delicious food and excellent service), so we decided to stay here for our last 2 nights in France. The exterior of the chateau is as magical as ever and we were given a warm welcome by the young male receptionist. However, the... More

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Additional Information about Chateau d'Esclimont

Also Known As:
Chateau d`Esclimont Hotel Saint Symphorien Le Chateau
Chateau d`Esclimont Hotel
Chateau d Esclimont
Chateau D'Esclimont France/Saint Symphorien Le Chateau
Address: Route du Chateau, 28700 Saint Symphorien le Chateau, France
Location: France > Centre > Eure-et-Loir > Saint Symphorien le Chateau
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Specialty lodging in Saint Symphorien le Chateau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Chateau d'Esclimont 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
At the heart of a landmark 60-hectare park, the towers, balconies, turrets and belfries of the Chateau d'Esclimont may be found. This former dwelling of the La Rochefoucauld family is a jewel of the Renaissance and a romantic place to stay, less than one hour from Paris, between the Versailles Palace and Chartres Cathedral. ... more   less 
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