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Chateau de Challain

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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Suites
Pets Allowed
Banquet Room
Shuttle Bus Service
Pool
Room Service
Fitness centre
An Elegant Neo Gothic Chateau on the western Loire Valley. Renovated in Luxurious style from and era past.Hosting B&B Suites as well as Magnificent Events,Weddings and Private parties.Located in the countryside with easy accesses to Large towns and historical Places.You may come as a...
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Chateau du Mesnil, 49440 Challain-la-Potherie, France
41.6 km to Angers Loire Aéroport
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Absolutely Enchanting. If you are seeking the ultimate storybook venue and wedding, Chateau de Challain and Cynthia Nicholson will not disappoint. The castle and grounds are real-life representations of fairytale settings, unmatched anywhere else in the world. The castle itself is a Neo-Gothic masterpiece with...More

2  Thank silkgsc
Reviewed 3 October 2016

When we were searching for the perfect wedding venue in France, this fabulous chateau came to our attention. We knew immediatley this was our venue. This was by far the best decision we had made throughout our planning process. Cynthia (Owner of chateau & wedding...More

2  Thank Tim B
Reviewed 28 September 2016

"The best wedding we've ever attended" said my family and friends... even 2 months later, still mentioning it and remembering every minute of it! Everything was amazing! A sumptuous Chateau, wonderful gardens, a friendly and professional team, great food... Cynthia the maestro is passionate about...More

2  Thank Stéphanie C
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This chateau is a hidden gem for anyone who wants a wedding all the guests will remember for life. From luxury rooms to delicious meals, from the minute you arrive to depart, all 5 star experience, even the wedding cake was some of best i...More

3  Thank Bill C
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I visited the Chateau as part of a wedding, and the experience was incredible. Not only was the venue authentic and majestic, but the hospitality of the entire staff was outstanding. The Chateau is ideal for an intimate "get away". There's more than enough space...More

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An Elegant Neo Gothic Chateau on the western Loire Valley. Renovated in Luxurious style from and era past.Hosting B&B Suites as well as Magnificent Events,Weddings and Private parties.Located in the ...More countryside with easy accesses to Large towns and historical Places.You may come as a stranger but you will leave as a friend. Less
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle Bus Service
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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sew614
13 July 2016|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
The only option from Nantes may be to catch a train to Angers and then get a cab or have the Challain bus pick you up. The cab will be cheaper depending on how many of you there are.
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Suziswatching
23 June 2016|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
You can also take the Eurostar to Paris, then take a trains to Angers, which is about a couple of hours (prices vary a lot so buy the tickets beforehand) google "UK Voyages SNCF" to do that and then you can get a taxi from... More
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"The Madame de la Rochefoucauld Suite is beautiful"
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"all the rooms are incredible and have so much character"
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"All rooms are individual and sumptuous . They are not modern, which adds to the authentic charm. Wifi is..."
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"There are so many incredible rooms it is hard to choose."
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