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Miami
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This venue for a wedding is perfection. Our wedding surpassed all of our highest expectations. Cynthia, the owner, will make all your dreams come true. We had our rehearsal dinner the first night inside because of the weather and the way Cynthia decorated it was amazing. The dinner was delicious. The next day we had a breakfast buffet that was...

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Absolutely Enchanting. If you are seeking the ultimate storybook venue and wedding, Chateau de Challain and Cynthia Nicholson will not disappoint. The castle and grounds are real-life representations of fairytale settings, unmatched anywhere else in the world. The castle itself is a Neo-Gothic masterpiece with many incredible architectural features, and all suites and state rooms are well appointed with high-end...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 October 2016

When we were searching for the perfect wedding venue in France, this fabulous chateau came to our attention. We knew immediatley this was our venue. This was by far the best decision we had made throughout our planning process. Cynthia (Owner of chateau & wedding co-ordinater) walked us through the difficult planning times, making us feel at ease and trusting...

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Reviewed 28 September 2016

"The best wedding we've ever attended" said my family and friends... even 2 months later, still mentioning it and remembering every minute of it! Everything was amazing! A sumptuous Chateau, wonderful gardens, a friendly and professional team, great food... Cynthia the maestro is passionate about what she does and has an incredible ability to make everything possible with the help...

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1Thank Stéphanie C
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This chateau is a hidden gem for anyone who wants a wedding all the guests will remember for life. From luxury rooms to delicious meals, from the minute you arrive to depart, all 5 star experience, even the wedding cake was some of best i have ever had. Fireworks was better than what i get stateside, i remember one guest...

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2Thank Bill C
Plano, Texas
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I visited the Chateau as part of a wedding, and the experience was incredible. Not only was the venue authentic and majestic, but the hospitality of the entire staff was outstanding. The Chateau is ideal for an intimate "get away". There's more than enough space for you to find secluded rooms and areas to relax, plus you can explore the...

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1Thank curtis_hite
Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Our daughter wanted a fairytale wedding in a wonderful French Chateau. Cynthia, her team and the Chateau were fantastic. All of our 112 guests thought this was the most wonderful wedding they had ever been to. The Chateau is a wonderful venue. If you want a magical wedding, go to Cynthia, discuss what you imagine and let her organise it...

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

All I can say and I know I'm speaking for my wife and I and the all the wedding party and quests..what a spectacular time. It truly was a fairytale wedding and our daughter and son in law could not have been happier. Cynthia and her entire staff did the upmost professional job in all areas especially when it came...

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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful building. Took my breathe away. We are staying close by and drove past the Chateau and had to stop to have a good look. There was a wedding going on so couldn't spend too much time there but will be going back before we go home in a week or so.

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Paris, France
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I really did not want to leave a review here because my experience with the owner Cynthia Nicholson has greatly disturbed me and I want to forget I ever knew her but I feel obligated to report what happened for the future couples who are considering getting married in this venue. I can only say that she is the most...

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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.”
lizbellamy01, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are so many incredible rooms it is hard to choose.”
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”
retired08Vancouver, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are unique and one offs”
Jori9889, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Just ask Cynthia; she knows the answer to everything!!”
Bernadette_Ridge, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
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