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Chateau de Challain

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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 countryside with easy accesses to Large towns and historical Places.You may come as a stranger but you will leave as a friend.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Banquet Room
Shuttle Bus Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
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Getting there
Nantes Atlantique Airport68 km
St Jacques Airport70 km
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Chateau de Challain is literally a dream come true! There is a new adventure around every corner, and Cynthia Nicholson is the consummate host. When it comes to your special occasion, she is a true magician. The Chateau itself is so gorgeous it can barely...More

Date of stay: June 2017
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Response from ChateauCici, Owner at Chateau de ChallainResponded 30 June 2017

The Chateaux moto from the beginning when Mme Rochefaucould completed this magnificent home, it is engraved " It is Our Pleasure". The Moto is still strong today! We want and is our goal to make every guest who has traveled to share a part of...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017

My wife and I both were married at Chateau Challain two years ago and had the most magical experience with all of our guest. However being the bride and groom gave us little time to sit back and actually enjoy everything the Chateau had to...More

Date of stay: May 2017
1  Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We had our dream wedding here last week and everything was absolutely wonderful! The Chateau is truly the most beautiful venue with so much character, the interior is impeccably furnished with amazing unique pieces and the grounds are also beautifully designed and maintained. We had...More

Date of stay: May 2017
2  Thank cecilia p
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This venue for a wedding is perfection. Our wedding surpassed all of our highest expectations. Cynthia, the owner, will make all your dreams come true. We had our rehearsal dinner the first night inside because of the weather and the way Cynthia decorated it was...More

Date of stay: May 2016
1  Thank Christie G
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

Date of stay: September 2016
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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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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
Room Tips
"All rooms were wonderful and unique. We loved our Coach House room with a view of the Chateau."
5 Oct 2018
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"The Madame de la Rochefoucauld Suite is beautiful"
28 May 2018
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"all the rooms are incredible and have so much character"
16 May 2017
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"All rooms are individual and sumptuous . They are not modern, which adds to the authentic charm. Wifi is..."
25 Aug 2016
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