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Chateau de la Motte

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Motte is an imposing castle which stands proudly as you drive through the village of Usseau. Our hosts are Belgian and speak excellent English and really looked after us with a huge breakfast and use of all the facilities. We chose not to use the pool (too busy doing other things) but the grounds and vegetable garden are interesting... More 

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Alicante, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 1 night en-route from Spain to the UK. What a fantastic place to stay. Beautiful restored old castle, with lovely gardens. Had a wonderful nights sleep (didn't see the ghost) and a great breakfast in the morning. The hosts were charming, nothing was too much trouble for them, and the tour of the tower and the historical background information... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This wonderful old castle is visible off the A10 and is very imposing as you drive up to it. The castle has such history that one can't help but be impressed by it. We loved exploring the castle and grounds. The kids used the pool which is obviously not modern, but it was clean and safe. The gardens are well... More 

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Elon, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Family of 4, 2 kids age 7 and 10, stayed at this wonderful castle in July. Hosts were very welcoming, breakfast and dinner were outstanding! Lieven en Carine, hartelijk bedankt voor de 2 mooie dagen, wij hebben er echt van genoten en de kinderen spreken er nu nog over. We wish you all the best!

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Alicante, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

We found this gem of a place on the Internet. We stayed two nights bed and breakfast and reserved in advance for dinner for both nights. We were met with friendly greetings and shown immediately to our room. We were in Isabelle. Huge twin bedded room with separate toilet and separate bathroom en suite. The views from the room were... More 

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

If you've ever wanted to stay in an old, authentic French castle, here's your chance! The rooms are great if you like that original feel. Stone floors, brick walls, older style furniture etc. A fantastic breakfast room, with a massive table to sit at with other guests. There is English spoken here and the manager was keen to show us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic hotel, full of historical character, where the staff are so friendly and helful. We loved our stay, and will certainlt go back again. If you get the chance, book the Knighrs room, with a fantastic bathroom and superb views. There are a lot of steps in accessing the hotel and rooms.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

This is my 2nd stay at the castle. My first with the new owner and caretakers. Levin, Carine, and their family made our visit magical. We brought our 14 & 15 year old for their first visit. From the food, accommodations, and people... We didn't want to leave! Can't wait to visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Stayed here on the way down to Isle de Rei. A first class stop over but also worth a longer stay. Ideally situated not far from the motorway if heading down towards Tours , Poitiers, Bordeaux etc.,The husband wife son and daughter in law who run the chateau made us extremely welcome..The gardens are very nice and full of bird... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Lovely friendly welcome. Fabulous medieval bedroom up the spiral staircase (no lifts). We were staying in Geoffroy du Bec. We had a welcome bottle of wine & water waiting for us in the room. There are also tea/coffee facilities. We popped into the the nearby town of Chatellerault for dinner and to grab a bottle of wine to take back... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chateau de la Motte is a private castle offering Bed and Breakfast - BnB - in a unique and authentic environment. All the five bedrooms are decorated with taste and offer the comfort one can expect in the 21th century. The Candlelight dinner, held most evenings, contributes to the unique ambiance of this 15th century castle centered amongst lovely gardens and a peaceful country side. Pool. Guests houses are also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chateau de la Motte

Address: 2 Lieu Dit la Motte, 86230 Usseau, France
Location: France > Poitou-Charentes > Vienne > Usseau
Price Range: $113 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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