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Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
Reviewed 22 September 2013

My husband and I, as well as two friends, spent four lovely days and nights at Le Chateau de Fontenay. It was a magnificent springboard from which to visit the beautiful chateaux of the Loire valley. Le Chateau de Fontenay has been restored with care and elegance. The bedrooms are large and beautifully decorated with modern bathrooms. The breakfast, taken...

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Irvine, California
Reviewed 15 September 2013

My husband and I were here fro two nights. This is one of the best BB in France. It is a come true dream. I am still dreaming about the Chateua. The location is very good. Nhatalie, the owner is great host. She speaks very well English and she is very nice. You will have a life experience.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Le Chateau de Fontenay on our way to Calais after a holiday in the south. I had never been to the Loire Valley and it was absolutely beautiful. We arrived on a very sunny day and were greeted by Nathalie and one of her sons, Pierre-Olivier. Both were very welcoming and their english...

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2013

We stayed in La Maison du Boulanger, one of the self catering gites, with our three small boys. The gite is an easy drive from Calais and on arrival we were greeted by Philippe and Natalie, the owners who were charming. The house is located in the grounds of the Chateau and was spotlessly clean and light and bright. A...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 August 2013

The Fontenay castle is a perfect starting point to visit Chenonceau, Amboise, Tours, and other beautiful places by car or by bike (you can borrow bycicles on-site). It has a gorgeous entrée, spacious rooms, and a well-kept swimming pool. We were there with two little kids, and we all had a wonderful time. The host is very friendly and helpful,...

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 August 2013

My wife and I stayed for a week in a self catering house (Le Jardin) in the grounds and a couple of minutes walk from the Chateau. Phillipe and Nathalie were great hosts and very helpful. Wi-Fi is accessible in the Chateau and the pool was wonderful. Wine is produced there and having tasted several we purchased some to take...

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Reviewed 22 July 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for three nights in July - it was fabulous! The chateau and surrounding grounds are stunning and the swimming pool is fantastic. Nathalie was such a welcoming host - she made us delicious breakfasts every morning which included homemade jams, hand picked fruit from her gardens and fresh croissants and baguettes. She also provided...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 10 July 2013

My wife and visited this B&B early June 2013. Nathalie was the consummate hostess, very welcoming and full of great information on the region. The breakfasts were delicious with a variety of local and "home made" foods. Nathalie also recommended two excellent restaurants nearby La Boulaye and Le Cheval Blanc. I have no hesitation in recommending this B&B to anyone....

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Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 23 June 2013

My partner and I stayed at Le Château de Fontenay for four nights in early June. We had a wonderful experience in this historic mansion, which has a great location on the banks of the River Cher, near Chenonceau (the most visited château of the Loire Valley, build over the river with a rich and fascinating history). Philippe, Nathalie, and...

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Reviewed 24 March 2013

Chateau de Fontenay is a beautiful place to stay, centrally located in the Loire Valley. Close to the most famous of Chateaux in the region and with its own vineyard! Philippe and Natalie, the owners, are both lovely and welcoming - eager to share local tips for the region. The wine is amazing and the rooms are cosy and gorgeous!...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Le Chateau de Fontenay

Address: 5 Lieu Dit Fontenay, 37150 Blere, France
Region: France > Centre-Val de Loire > Indre-et-Loire > Blere
Price Range: €47 - €84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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