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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I reviewed the Loire Valley Retreat in 2012 and wrote 'brilliant for families, great for adults'. We stayed with Charlotte and Jerome for the 4th time this summer (and have just booked again for next year). I still stand by my original review (and agree with all the other positive comments made by other TripAdvisor contributors). Plenty to see and...

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Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I was lucky enough to stay at the Loire Valley Retreat for a few days while on a tasting trip to the Loire Valley with three friends. The chateau is beautiful; quiet, quaint, picturesque - everything you would hope for in a vacation away from the city - and very, very clean, which is something I always appreciate. My friends...

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Deluxe accommodation, wonderful wine, fabulous meals on offer for both children and adults, fun indoor and outdoor garden play areas with a superb swimming pool, lovely animals including Caesar the donkey and Lola the goat...What's not to like? There is something here for everyone, compliments of Charlotte and Jerome the charming hosts! We returned this year because we were so...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This is the second time we have been to Loire Valley Retreat. The facilities are excellent with lots to do for the children - pool, playground, shared courtyard with lots of bikes, scooters etc and lots of animals which they'll love too! The hosts, Charlotte and Jerome, are wonderful and make sure you have a fantastic stay. The wine tasting,...

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

A complete home from home experience without any chores or jobs to do! We all particularly enjoyed the delicious breakfasts, and the space and comfort of La Boulangerie (very comfortable beds and beautiful bathrooms). Charlotte and Jérôme are exceptionally thoughtful and kind hosts. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend their wine tasting event, evening meal and family BBQ, not forgetting the fabulous...

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Welwyn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This is our 4th time to Loire valley retreat (chateau Charge) over the last 7 years. We tend not to repeat holidays, However, this place is different. Everytime we return there is something new, spa treatments, wine tasting, and added animal....the children love feeding the animals and playing in the courtyard with all the toys/ scooters/ trikes. ( whilst we...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Our little boy is 15 months old and although this is not our first trip abroad with the little one in tow, needless to say our travel criteria differs massively from our pre-baby days and the more we go on holiday the more we appreciate the arrangement that's offered by the Loire Valley Retreat. It is extremely baby and family...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Wonderful accommodation. We hired Les Ecuries for a week at the start of Sep-2016. The place was fitted with good quality appliances and was clean and spacious. The owners, Charlotte and Jerome, are lovely people and most helpful. They were more than willing to recommend us places to eat and things to do. Indeed, they booked a table for us...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Possibly one of best places we have stayed in for a really relaxed and luxurious break. Great mix of things to do for both kids and adults - the kids are well entertained during the day and then there is plenty for the adults at night, mostly put on by the owners (wine tasting, dinner etc). Very sociable environment and...

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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Jerome and Charlotte are amazing hosts, always very welcoming, generous and helpful. The wine tasting evening, Dinner and last night Barbecue are a great way to socialise with fellow guests and of course Jerome and Charlotte. Jerome is always pleased to help out with wine tours or wine tastings so you can find your favourite wine from the area. We...

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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: £129 - £184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Loire Valley Retreat Chinon, France
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