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Kenwood, California
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211 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Beautiful chateau! Beautiful gardens, beautiful rooms. Beautiful breakfast. Beautiful innkeepers. I can't say enough about this amazing property in perfect condition inside and out. The pool is gorgeous, as is the setting on the River Charente. The rooms, all named for flowers, were each beautifully appointed with gorgeous linens and antique furnishings. The bathrooms are spacious and completely up to... More 

Thank Kris132
Kerikeri, New Zealand
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5 reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

I Will never forget this beautiful place .. the hosts made me most welcome even though my watch was running two hours behind local time and I was late for everything ... Breakfast was a fairytale .. and a walk to the river at the back of the house was peaceful.. Enjoy

Thank esthercook
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights and the place is breathtakingly beautiful. I didn't give it 5 stars because we couldn't help but feel uncomfortable sometimes like we were intruding the family's home. We came back from dinner in town at 11pm one night and we had to keep knocking until we woke up one of the family members to... More 

Thank citygirl922
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320 reviews
67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2013

Brigitte Cariou, ex nurse, present owner and cook, manages a marvelous chateau with beautiful rooms, ultra clean surrounding and quiet atmosphere. Richest breakfast to be offered in France and the loveliest host you could find. Don't miss.

2 Thank ybhk19
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2013

We had read the previous reviews about the Chateau and so our expectations were high, but Brigette and Philippe made our stay so good that our expectaions were far exceeded. We booked the Premium package stay but will not say any more because it will spoil the suprises. The Chateau and grounds are excellently maintained, and an easy walk to... More 

Thank Philip C
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2012

The tricky bit is finding it! Maybe co-ordinates for the satnav would solve that one! Once there however, it's a wonderful building set in gorgeous grounds. There is a delightful air of slightly decayed elegance about the estate, which lends extra charm to the place. It has immense character and an interesting history, with splendid paintings and furniture. Lovely bedroom,... More 

Thank Jamie B
chapel hill, NC
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Wife and I just spent three wonderful nights at the Chateau. Bridget is wonderful, the Chateau just full of character, history as well as art and antiques. We will miss the wonderful breakfast served each morning in a gilded room with views of the grounds and pool. The rooms are what you would expect, large and full of character with... More 

1 Thank zekechapelhill
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17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2012

Our stay with Brigitte at the Chateau Saint-Martial was perfect. The Chateau is beautiful, very well facilitated and our room enormous with lovely furnishings and windows overlooking the pool/grounds. Very good breakfast including eggs which is unusual in France. We would highly recommend this accomodation. Thank you Brigitte!

Thank Cavacava83
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 13 August 2012

We loved our stay, it was a quiet time of year, and we couldn't fault anything. The hostess was very helpful, gave good recommendations on the local area. It's completely unpretencious if you want a maid to wait on you it's probably not for you, it's more the style of a B&B in service.

Thank Graham E
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2012

A charming property that was until fairly recently the home of a Cognac magnate. Brigette and her husband maintain the chateaux faithfully in its original style and decor with beautiful artwork and tapestry hanging on the grand statircase walls. Our bedroom was massive with a perfect bed made with linen of the highest quality. Our bathroom was beautifully appointed and... More 

Thank Quintus5

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  • Pool
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the center town of Jarnac, Brigitte Cariou welcomes you in an elegant castle of the XIXth century surronded by a park of 2,5 hectares, next to the Charente river. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chateau Saint-Martial

Address: 56 rue des Chabannes, 16200 Jarnac, France
Region: France > Nouvelle-Aquitaine > Charente > Jarnac
Number of rooms: 5
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Myosotis overlooks the pool!”
 of 5 bubbles Kris132, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We were at the front of the building on the first floor with zero noise. The other rooms at the back look over the parkland and pool towards the river Charente. I doubt it is possible to choose a poor room!”
 of 5 bubbles Quintus5, 15 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Every room is mind-blowing with the views from the window leaving you feel like Marie Antoinette, even the men.”
 of 5 bubbles Bobbylid, 24 Feb 2012 | Read review
“The rooms at the back of the hotel have a prettier view but we stayed at the front because of the bed size and were extremely comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles allknowing47, 7 Oct 2011 | Read review
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