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Rental Home -
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Saint Hilaire des Loges, Vendee, Pays de la Loire

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Excellent - based on 15 reviews
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Cairngorm...
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“It was so good, I keep returning ...”
Reviewed February 5, 2018 for a stay in June 2017
1
person found this review helpful

This is an amazing chateau in a beautifully quiet part of rural France. Armed with a road bike, there is hundreds of miles of quiet undulating roads where you are more likely to meet a cow in the field rather than a passing car. The gite's are finished to a very high standard and Pauline is an amazing host. Highly recommended.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Feb 7, 2018
Hi! Thank you very much for singing our praises, it is indeed a wonderful part of the country and a perfect base for many activities, including numerous tourist attractions. Cycling always takes me so long... I can't help stopping at the lovely local restaurants/bars for refreshments! See you soon again I hope! Pauline x
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Maxy40
Herning, Denmark
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Fantastic gites in a great part of the country”
Reviewed February 5, 2018 for a stay in July 2017
1
person found this review helpful

This gite is fantastic, exceptionally high quality of furnishing. There is a lovely BBQ area out the back to sit and enjoy the evening sunshine. Pauline the host is very helpful with lots of information about what to do in the local area. Ideally located to visit the Vendee area.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Feb 7, 2018
Thank you for your great review! We try to be familiar with all of the local activity and attractions. We really want our guests to have a super time, whether it is visiting and partaking in many or alternatively, just relaxing and enjoying the peaceful life of rural France. Kind regards, Pauline
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Jagjeet J
Level 2 Contributor
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic place”
Reviewed February 4, 2018 for a stay in December 2017
1
person found this review helpful

I have stayed at Le Retail twice once in September 2016 and in December 2017.
We had a fab time on both occasions.
The Chateau is stunning. The gites are beautiful and provide everything you need. The owners are very friendly and welcoming, and have a great knowledge of the surrounding areas if you wish to explore. Gorgeous location.
We will be going back again.

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Management Response
Feb 5, 2018
Hi Jagjeet! Thank you so much, we can't wait to see you again :). Kind regards, Pauline
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Darren G
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“An amazing place with amazing hosts”
Reviewed February 4, 2018 for a stay in August 2016
1
person found this review helpful

We stayed with Doug and Pauline for four nights in August 16. Chateau Le Retail is a special place, its secluded location is calming and the setting is spectacular. We could not have wished for a warmer welcome from Doug and Pauline their house is absolutely beautiful and the level of detail and comfort they have put in to creating their guest accomodation is second to none. The property is well situated for days out and Paulines knowledge of the area certainly gave us some great ideas to keep the children entertained. I really cannot think of a negative thing to say, so much so, we enjoyed it that much we are going back this year!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Feb 6, 2018
Fantastic!! Thank you so much for your wonderful comments. We can't wait to see you all again - we've already explored lots more to do, you all really won't want to go home! :). Pauline x
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scottraws...
Devon, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A fantastic place to unwind”
Reviewed February 3, 2018 for a stay in November 2017
1
person found this review helpful

Needed somewhere quiet to unwind and do as much or as little as we choose. Took a punt on an area we knew nothing about , and honestly could not been better. Great accomodation, great hosts ( who are on hand as much as you need , but manage to balance leaving you to enjoy your holiday) and the location is really peacful. Weather was far sunnier than with plenty to do, without having to go far afield. A real gem

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Feb 6, 2018
Hi Scott! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you all again. When guests are as great as you are, it makes it a real pleasure for us. Many thanks again, kind regards, Pauline.
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Gilles L
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in July 2018
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person found this review helpful

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 7, 2018
Merci pour vos gentils commentaires! C'est avec plaisir que je vous a accueillis pour vous rendre votre séjour les plus agréable possible. Pauline.
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Sharon Y
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 6, 2018 for a stay in March 2017
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Feb 7, 2018
Merci pour votre excellent avis, avoir des visiteurs comme vous rend tout de suite le travail plus facile et plus agréable. J'espère vraiment tous vous revoir dans l'avenir! Cordialement, Pauline.
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