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Paris, France
Reviewed 2 June 2012

I am a little afraid to review this place because.... well, because I am essentially selfish and I want to keep it a secret! But I am compelled to let you, dear reader, know: This place is a gem. It is the best place to stay in the Loire. Best value for money. Amazing hosts. Clean. Perfect location. Beautiful. And...

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Berwick
Reviewed 28 May 2012

I am sitting by the glorious pool as I write this review. It will be be brief as my wine is waiting. All I can say is that the rooms are absolutely first class, the hosts even better than the rooms, and the dinner last evening exceptional. Accompanied by a great selection of local wines and the meal cooked by...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 May 2012

My partner and I spent 4 lovely nights at Chateau de Charge, in the Boulangerie. Our accommodation was spread over two levels, with the fireplace and lounge area downstairs, huge modern bathroom and wonderful bedroom upstairs. Jerome and Charlotte are great hosts, Jerome is very passionate about local wine (we learnt alot from him!) and Charlotte made great recommendations for...

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 26 May 2012

We ended up at the Loire Valley Retreat on a spontaneous decision to get out of Paris for a couple of days. What a great decision. Although the drive was a bit farther than I anticipated, it was easy and beautiful. And upon arrival it was a such a treat. Jerome and Charlotte were fantastic, the food was delicious (and...

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Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 22 May 2012

My wife, three daughters (two adults, one teenager) and I spent two wonderful nights at the Chateau de Charge. The setting is marvelous, the accommodations first-class, dinner and breakfast delicious and the hosts are delightful. We took both family suites on the second floor. Each was spacious. Combined we had considerably more room than we had anywhere else on our...

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Reviewed 21 May 2012

We were a group traveling through France on a work trip and wanted to squeeze as much into an afternoon in the Loire Valley as possible. Arriving at the chateau in bright sunshine,we immediately wished we could stay longer as the rooms are stunning, such good VFM and fantastic attention to detail with everything you need to make your stay...

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lancs
Reviewed 20 May 2012

We have recently stayed at the Loire Valley retreat and enjoyed every minute of it. Jerome and Charlotte,the owners and hosts provide a charming combination of French and English hospitality and cuisine in this family run,newly converted chateau. The accomodation is very luxurious and comfortable. The French chef is excellent and provides fabulous food, but also caters for any dietry...

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Zanesville, Ohio
Reviewed 20 May 2012

My husband and I recently stayed at the Loire Valley Retreat for 7 glorious nights. Our accommodations in the detached Boulangerie far surpassed our expectations. The first floor was very large and included a cozy woodburning fireplace, flatscreen TV, mini-fridge stocked with complimentary bottled waters and sodas, plush sofa, table with 4 chairs, coffee maker, electric kettle and an assortment...

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Key Largo, FL
Reviewed 18 May 2012

We had driven hours south of Paris. After the Forest of Chinon, we drove through the town of Chinon, and now we were in the very rural, pastoral countryside --nothing but fields of yellow and green. Very special. We turned onto a very narrow road, so narrow even two European cars could not pass. We came around a small clump...

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Key Largo, FL
Reviewed 18 May 2012 via mobile

We just spent 4 wonderful days at the Loire Valley retreat (also called Chateau de Charge) and wished we could have stayed longer. Everything mentioned in the glowing reviews is completely true, from the kindness of Jerome and Charlotte to the beautiful castle which combines the charm of the old and the comfort of the new, to the amazing dinners...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Four beautiful self contained cottages set in a 15th-century Loire Valley Chateau and its outbuildings, entirely and lovingly renovated in 2008 & 2011 by the English and French owner managers. Peace and tranquility combined with warm hospitality. Very family friendly. Delicious French table d'hote meals available three evenings, breakfast included every day. Fully gated heated outdoor pool, free wifi, babysitting available, fantastic range of Loire Valley wines. Suites to suit a couple, a family of up to five, or book the entire place to sleep up to 16. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Loire Valley Retreat

Address: 2 rue de Charge, 37500, Chinon, France
Region: France > Centre-Val de Loire > Loire Valley > Chinon
Price Range: RM1,028 - RM1,221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Loire Valley Retreat Chinon, France
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