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The Woodlands, Texas
Reviewed 4 February 2013

From the moment I arrived until the moment we departed I felt so welcomed and at home. Our stay in the castle was four amazing days I will cherish for eternity. This included amazing foods, fellowship, entertainment and impeccable decorations per event. Our wedding could not have been more perfect and everything I ever wanted and more! Cynthia is amazing...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 February 2013

Nearly a year on, our short stay here is still the highlight of our trip across France. Driving up to the Chateau took us into a different era - where we stayed for our entire stay. Staff were friendly and provided us with a informative and fabulous tour. Fabian, our host, was funny and very knowledgeable of the Chateau, the...

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Toowoomba
Reviewed 15 January 2013

We had been in France for five weeks staying in various mid range types of accommodation and stayed here as a treat. It was fantastic, it was exceptional from the outside and our room was brilliant. Fabian was great, he cooked an exceptional dinner and showed his passion for the property and area as he showed us around. He helped...

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2Thank John W
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 26 December 2012

My husband & I stayed here during our honeymoon. We only spent one night here but it was an interesting experience to say the least. While the chateau is one the most stunning & beautiful places I have ever seen, our one night here started off on the worst foot. To start, let me say that the chateau is located...

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FranceReka, Owner at Chateau de Challain, responded to this review

I want to apologies for your arrival not being what it should of been. You bring to my attention a need....to must have guest give an approximation of their time arrival in the days before. For Chateau Challain is a home not a Hotel and we have normal needs and once in a while to make a quick trip may...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 7 November 2012

Absolutely Gorgeous! Setting was taken from a story book! Staff was very friendly and did everything to accommodate our wishes.... I would recommend for the most romantic of events, we had actual fireworks at our party and we felt like we were at Disneyland.

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SANTA MONICA
Reviewed 4 November 2012

I was the host of the wedding that reviewer "purdueup" attended. I disagree with every word and letter of her review. In fact, each and every time I see any one of the other guests we hosted, they cannot help but bring up what an amazing experience it was to stay at Chateau de Challain, and how grateful they are...

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1Thank NINA B
canada
Reviewed 17 September 2012

First of all let me tell you that I we have had a wonderful time in this Chateau thanks to Fabian who bent overbackwords for us during our stay. He made our 10th wedding anniversary a memorable time and we thank him for that a million time. The owner is very lucky to have him! Thank you for the beautiful...

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FranceReka, Owner at Chateau de Challain, responded to this review

While it is a challenge to keep a 76,000 sq ft Castle clean we regret and apologize to our client for being shown to a room that was only 1/2 cleaned by staff before going to their lunch. Communication between staff will continue to be a priority for us so that all the hard work of our staff does not...

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 6 September 2012

WOW, doesn't come close to explaining how beautiful Chateau Challian is. A couple of friends and I stayed at the Chateau for two nights and and had wonderful food and everyone working at the Chateau were so nice and made our stay ever more enjoyable. The owner Cynthia was the most gracious host and the Chateau is her heart and...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 3 September 2012

I have booked a full board one night stay at the castle for a surprise for my partner on the way to our country house in Brittany. The place it self was fabulous and beyond our expectation. Luckily we had the castle just for ourselves as we were the only guest of the night. We first had a warm welcome...

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2Thank ACVK
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 18 August 2012

My wife and I (from Vancouver Canada) had prebooked a 3 week self-organized vacation in the Loire Valley to see the museum Chateaus. We wanted a 4 star or better accommodation with breakfast and dinner included (1/2 board) in a chateau that was spacious and elegant and had a wow factor. Having never been to the Chateau Challain before we...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chateau de Challain

Address: Chateau du Mesnil, 49440 Challain-la-Potherie, France
Region: France > Pays de la Loire > Maine et Loire > Challain-la-Potherie
Price Range: €275 - €384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Chateau De Challain La Potherie
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“All rooms are individual and sumptuous . They are not modern, which adds to the authentic charm. Wifi is available in the TV room.”
 of 5 bubbles lizbellamy01, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are so many incredible rooms it is hard to choose.”
 of 5 bubbles BryanJ716, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms in the main chateau are large and beautiful; the rooms in the coach house are smaller and newer but just as tasteful”
 of 5 bubbles retired08Vancouver, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are unique and one offs”
 of 5 bubbles Jori9889, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Just ask Cynthia; she knows the answer to everything!!”
 of 5 bubbles Bernadette_Ridge, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
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