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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 26 March 2012

My family and I stayed at the beautifully restored Chateau de Charge, Loire Valley Retreat, this past weekned. We were one of 6 families who gathered there to surprise a friend for her birthday. I'm positive each of the other families would agree with me that this is truly a special place. It's super family friendly in that the expansive...

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Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 26 March 2012

We filled the place up with family and friends for a memorable weekend getaway. We are not professional tourists, but we have been around the 'French" block a few times and the Loire Valley Retreat is one of the best things about France. Charlotte and Jerome have turned their home into a great place for both children and adults relax...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 25 January 2012

My family of 5, along with my mother and father in-law, and aunt and uncle, (9 of us total), had a wonderful experience at this Chateau. We arrived the first week in January for a two night stay. Charlotte and Jerome had the fireplaces in each of our rooms burning and a lovely dinner set for the 9 of us...

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Hoboken, New Jersey
Reviewed 16 January 2012

My husband and I stayed here for two nights at the end of November. What a special place. Our room, while reasonably priced, was very spacious but at the same time extremely cozy with a wood burning stove, an original fireplace, and one of the most comfortable beds I have ever slept in while traveling. The inn-keepers were very friendly...

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Reviewed 20 December 2011

This was a treasure of a find. Owners/hosts are wonderfully welcoming. We celebrated my wife's birthday. Met the animals on sight. Given personal tour of ancient wine cellars. Had a modern unique room with contemporary bathroom in ancient chateau turret. Loved it!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2011

We stayed at Chateau de Chargé during the Indian Summer of September 2011 and right from the start it was like we had arrived at our perfect location at the perfect time. We knew we had come to the right place immediately as Jérôme and Charlotte, their chickens, cat and dog (plus Louis, Sam and little Madelaine of course) welcomed...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2011

Staying at the Loire Valley Retreat was a wonderful experience. We were travelling with an 11 month old and all had a great week. We were staying in the newly refurbished gite which was perfect as gave us the flexibilty of making our own meals if we wished however the baby monitor extended to the dining room so made it...

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London
Reviewed 3 October 2011

One thing that MUST be done is the wine tour with Alain. 18 wines and 3 vineyards later we had certainly found a few gems in the Loire... Apparently! After that it was hard to say no to Jeromes wine tasting with dinner in the evening. A fascinating day and evening set in a dictionary definition chateau... Shame we only...

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Poland
Reviewed 29 September 2011

We were one of the first lucky visitors to Jerome and Charlotte's 2 bedroom Gite in August this year, having stayed with them in their family suite 2 years ago. It was a wonderful return visit, which lived up to expectations. We had opted for the Gite as we felt with a new born baby and a 2.5 year old...

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West Chester, PA
Reviewed 28 September 2011

We recently spent two weeks driving around France, and the highlight was our three nights at the Loire Valley Retreat. Jerome and Charlotte were wonderful hosts. The chef was off duty the night we arrived, so Jerome drove us into Chinon for dinner and picked us up after so we didn't have to worry about imbibing (and finding our way...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Four beautiful self contained cottages set in a 15th-century Loire Valley Chateau and its outbuildings, entirely and lovingly renovated in 2008 & 2011 by the English and French owner managers. Peace and tranquility combined with warm hospitality. Very family friendly. Delicious French table d'hote meals available three evenings, breakfast included every day. Fully gated heated outdoor pool, free wifi, babysitting available, fantastic range of Loire Valley wines. Suites to suit a couple, a family of up to five, or book the entire place to sleep up to 16. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Loire Valley Retreat

Address: 2 rue de Charge, 37500, Chinon, France
Region: France > Centre-Val de Loire > Loire Valley > Chinon
Price Range: ₹ 11,162 - ₹ 15,903 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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