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Chateau de la Motte

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Me and my wife were extremely surprised with this charming place. Everything is excelent, starting with the couple in charge of the hotel, they are always doing anything to make your stay perfect. The environment is relaxing and the food is incredible. We need to return and repeat our experience there.

1Thank Jorge G
West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate to practically have the whole castle to ourselves. We had the turret room and it was like stepping back in time. The staff (a charming couple) were wonderful and made us feel right at home. The rooms were clean and he food was great. We even got a personal tour of the whole chateau! This definitely was...

1Thank Kricket M
Luray, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I found this Chateau after much research in planning our route from Paris to the Mediterranean. What an absolutely pleasant experience! The friendly couple who operate the business are Lieven and Carine. They are exceptionally pleasant, multi-lingual, and professional in all respects. Their son Jochen is very friendly and does a wonderful job maintaining the vast grounds...

Bad Honnef, Germany
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Peaceful location and comfortable reception room with open fire, felt like home. The meal was excellent, but one must be prepared to sit at a long table with the other guests, which in our case was a problem because it was a group of six who only spoke French.

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Burford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Fabulous hosts who made us very welcome in this very comfortable, charming and homely castle. We had booked a fixed menu evening meal they offer but we had to call ahead to say we were so delayed we would miss it. They went out of they way and still produced the meal of exceptional quality and value including local aperitifs...

2Thank Itma
Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 9 December 2016

A chance to have a journey back in time by staying in the incredible Chateau de la Motte. Room was interesting with a very large stone fireplace and well equipped. We had lovely views over the countryside. We had to duck through the low stone doorway into the bathroom, part of the adventure into the past! The owners have done...

2Thank lynne7991
West Sussex
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night at this 15th century chateau. We had a delightfully comfortable room, high ceilings, beams and a large fireplace (not working). The bed was also very comfortable. Thoughtfully, our hosts had left out water and wine. We had a separate bathroom and WC so the whole room felt more like a medieval suite!! When we arrived our hosts...

1Thank LaraMark
Reviewed 15 September 2016

La Motte is an imposing castle which stands proudly as you drive through the village of Usseau. Our hosts are Belgian and speak excellent English and really looked after us with a huge breakfast and use of all the facilities. We chose not to use the pool (too busy doing other things) but the grounds and vegetable garden are interesting...

Thank midlander_9
Alicante, Spain
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Stayed 1 night en-route from Spain to the UK. What a fantastic place to stay. Beautiful restored old castle, with lovely gardens. Had a wonderful nights sleep (didn't see the ghost) and a great breakfast in the morning. The hosts were charming, nothing was too much trouble for them, and the tour of the tower and the historical background information...

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This wonderful old castle is visible off the A10 and is very imposing as you drive up to it. The castle has such history that one can't help but be impressed by it. We loved exploring the castle and grounds. The kids used the pool which is obviously not modern, but it was clean and safe. The gardens are well...

Thank tiggyboy

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  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Chateau de la Motte is a private castle offering Bed and Breakfast - BnB - in a unique and authentic environment. All the five bedrooms are decorated with taste and offer the comfort one can expect in the 21th century. The Candlelight dinner, held most evenings, contributes to the unique ambiance of this 15th century castle centered amongst lovely gardens and a peaceful country side. Pool. Guests houses are also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chateau de la Motte

Address: 2 Lieu Dit la Motte, 86230 Usseau, France
Region: France > Nouvelle-Aquitaine > Vienne > Usseau
Price Range: ₹ 7,764 - ₹ 9,793 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“The Turret room was great for us, gave a feeling of authenticity”
Krickmarion, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Access to the rooms is up the castle tower - consider leaving unnecessary things in your car and carrying a lighter bag to your room”
LOLITAFELIX, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Plenty of stairs so if this a problem choose a lower room or there is a ground level apartment.”
lynne7991, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Think about the steps!”
midlander_9, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely and unique in their character and history”
MrsBumblebee, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
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