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Domaine du Chatelard

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We loved our stay at this beautiful chateau - turning an overnight break to a long journey across France into a special treat. The place is beautiful, surrounded by a lake and, although, only a short drive from the Angouleme ring road it felt like miles from anywhere. We had an amazing room - huge and well appointed with a...

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Pascale E, Gérant at Domaine du Chatelard, responded to this review

Dear Madame, we thank you very much for your very kind appreciation! We are glad that you spent a nice overnight with us and look forward to welcome you again at the Chatelard! Thank you

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed 1 night here in 2 standard double rooms. The staff here were lovely and the hotel is on hectares of property on a lake so was a nice peaceful location. The rooms were a decent size with bath tubs and showers. There was a nice heated pool and a tennis court and a nice walking trail around the...

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Pascale E, Gérant at Domaine du Chatelard, responded to this review

Dear Madame, Dear Sir, we thank you very much for your very kind appreciation! We are glad that you spent a nice overnight with us and look forward to welcome you again in the future at the Chatelard! Thank you

Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We found this hotel by accident a few years ago but it has become a firm favourite: the location is fantastic with a lake to walk around and wonderful rooms. Arriving here after a long drive and having a beer on the terrace is, for us, the point at which we know we can forget work and start our holiday....

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Pascale E, Gérant at Domaine du Chatelard, responded to this review

Dear Misses and Mister, we are always very glad to welcome you at the Chatelard! Thank you very much for your very nice advice and for appreciating our location, the kitchen and our staff! We hope to see you soon again during your next visit to France!

Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We have dined here on many occasions and never been dissappointed. From the friendly welcome, the wonderful decor and views over the Lake, to delicious and often inventive food, this is our favourite place to eat ever! Not cheap but truly a gastronomic experience and great value for money. We paid £106 for 4 courses with added 'amuse bouche' homemade...

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Pascale E, Gérant at Domaine du Chatelard, responded to this review

Dear Teresa, thank you so much for your very nice advice and for appreciating our kitchen and location! We are always very happy to welcome you at the Chatelard and hope to see you soon again during your next visit to the Charente!

valbonne france
Reviewed 20 September 2016

we stayed at the Domaine for a birthday celebration, very friendly and helpful welcome our suite was adequate, specious, with comfortable beds, overlooking the lake. that evening the region (Charente) had very bad storms with lot of damages all around, due to that the electricity was cut for nearly 24hrs, however the Chef managed to serve diner to a nearly...

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Pascale E, Gérant at Domaine du Chatelard, responded to this review

Dear Madame, we thanky ou very much for your feedback and we are really very happy that you enjoied your room and that you appreciated the efforts during the 24hrs without electricity. Thank you! We know that our lounge facilities are not really adequated but unfortunately we have no other possibility at the moment. We hope to welcome you again...

france
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This was an absolutely wonderful find for a slightly special lunch. Lovely, peaceful setting on terrasse overlooking a small lake. Every course was a delight, from the amuse-bouche of stuffed courgette flower to the coffee and biscuits (no ordinary biscuits). And four different types of homemade bread. The chef (who is Swiss, apparently) is clearly someone who cares about the...

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Pascale E, Gérant at Domaine du Chatelard, responded to this review

Dear Madame, thank you very much for your very kind notice! We are very glad that you enjoyed your lunch at the Chatelard! We look forward to welcome you in the future and thank you again for staying with us!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights and had a real good time: -Beautiful views across the lake as we enjoyed breakfast and dinner -Really lovely quality of food - so much is prepared on site from the conserves at breakfast to the seriously foody evening meals. -Our host Pascale and the staff were extremely helpful and welcoming, suggesting places to visit and...

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Pascale E, Gérant at Domaine du Chatelard, responded to this review

Dear Madame, Dear Sir, we thank you very much for your lovely review; we are very glad that you enjoyed the location, the staff and Ivan's kitchen! We are delighted when our guests enjoy and appreciate their time with us at the Chatelard! THANK YOU very much and we hope to welcome you again!

Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 18 August 2016

There is so much going for this place. The romance of rural France, the pretty location, the lake, the lovely, crumbling chateau itself, the overwhelmingly sweet and friendly staff and the beautiful, stately room. We would have loved to give them five stars. But, truth be told, to the exacting and experienced traveller, it's only worth three. The reasons are...

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Pascale E, Gérant at Domaine du Chatelard, responded to this review

Dear Madame and Mister, thank you very much for enjoiying our beautiful nature! The Chatelard is an old stone manor house from the 18th Century: this means that closing the windows and the stores during the day and opening everything during the night, the temperature stays comfortable ; for that and mainly for ecological reasons we haven't got an A/C!...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Relaxed atmosphere with attentive / friendly staff. Restaurant setting and food fantastic. Art displays in communal areas of high quality. Nice swimming pool under shade but regret that the pool filtration system was not functioning. This was in contrast to the excellence of all other aspects of the hotel.

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Pascale E, Gérant at Domaine du Chatelard, responded to this review

Dear Madame, thank you very much for your very kind writing! We are glad that you enjoyed you stay at the Domaine du Chatelard! We hope to welcome you in the future and THANK YOU again for staying with us!

Angouleme, France
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Thank you again for another wonderful stay at Domaine du Chatelard, we had a fantastic weekend celebrating my husbands 60th birthday. We always enjoy our stay with you as it is home from home for us and we appreciate you welcoming our little dog Bertie who is very comfortable there. The food in your restaurant is excellent with a very...

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perni99, Responsable réception at Domaine du Chatelard, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. It was a pleasure to welcome you and Berti again at the Domaine du Chatelard; especially for celebrating your birthday here with us. We hope to see you again this summer! Have a good time! à bientôt Pascale i

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Domaine du Châtelard is a charming Domain located in a natural protected area at 10 km from Angoulême and 120 km from Bordeaux.The property is enclosed by 80 ha of pastures, woodland and a beautiful lake of 10 ha. This 19th century manor house has a casual restaurant with a beautiful terrace and splendid lake view. The cosmopolitan cuisine with Italian accent and regional products will be a surprising experience for everyone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Domaine du Chatelard

Address: Le Chatelard | Le Got de Dirac, 16410 Dirac, France
Region: France > Nouvelle-Aquitaine > Charente > Dirac
Price Range: RM428 - RM685 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Domaine du Chatelard 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“We have stayed in several - all excellent, all different”
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“11 is the best, 6,7,8 are small, 2,3 very big but noise wise overlook the terrace where dinner & breakfast are served”
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