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“Nice place for rest”
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Le Prieure
St. Petersburg, Russia
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45 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Nice place for rest”
Reviewed 10 May 2013

Franch version of motel in old casttle. Nice service, good food. View is great. All equip is a little old. Nice place for family kids with.Breakfast is good. For dinner you need to find place outdoors, because of small choise of food here.

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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with family
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 21 January 2013

My husband & I recently stayed at Le Prieure for one night whilst traveling through France. We found the Chateau a total delight with the highlight of our stay choosing to dine in the restaurant.
We enjoyed a most memorable meal with the very best of service provided. A silver service gastronomic feast for the taste buds!
A must do experience for any lover of fine french dinning.

Room Tip: Higher room in Chateau overlooking river. views are delightful!
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  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2012

The old world charm of the surroundings, with the view of the River Loire from the terrace is breathtaking. Since discovering Le Prieure in 2000 we have tried to visit most years. We have supped aperitifs on the terrace in the summer listening to jazz, and on very special occasions have enjoyed the most amazing meals, which always surpass our expectations.

Occasionally we go with friends for an early evening aperitif while our supper is in the oven ten minutes away. The English speaking staff are friendly and helpful and for those with deep pockets the menu is a treat not to be missed.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 29 October 2012

This hotel was originally an old priory, then a house and became a hotel after the war. In the 1950s a big dining room and many of the bedrooms were added on. Its a slightly odd hotchpotch of a place. Overall the hotel felt like it was in about 1980. The big plus point is an elevated view over the Loire with terraces where you can have a drink and look out over the river and birds swirling around below. There is a really nice pool in the grounds. The restaurant is extremely traditional, the second time only time ever as a lady I have been given a menu without prices in (I'll have the Lobster then?). A bit bizarre in 2012 perhaps. The service was very attentive, the food good but very rich. The bedroom was traditional and a bit stuffy feeling. The breakfast was a low point; I think they had decided to serve cooked food for the foreigners but don't really have their hearts set on it. Quite a bit of the hotel felt like it needed a bit more investment - gardens a bit unmanicured, etc. Overall, quite charming, quirky, but overall felt like someone needs to open the windows, dust it down and shake out of that time warp feeling. (A warning, Saumur itself is really boring.) If you are staying in the area this would be a good bet, I wouldn't choose this as a destination in itself.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Sao Paulo, SP
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87 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2012

We stayed at the Residences, not in the Chateau itself.
Pros: wonderful view (from the reception and bar/restaurant), very calm and peaceful, extremely spacious rooms (my 2 year old daughter had an annex to the room with her own hotel teddy bear and lamp).
Cons: very petit breakfast - we were entitled to one small croissant and one small pain au chocolat for breakfast, apart from juice and hot beverage, as we chose to have the express breakfast, and not the 21-euro buffet breakfast.
In general, very cosy, sympathetic and helpful staff.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with family
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Xiamen, China
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Reviewed 15 October 2012

we book the most expensive room from slh.com and everything is perfect, great view, perfct garden, staff, food all very nice! but we stay not in the main building( the big castle), but in a small building just opposite the big one. and next wall to us, is a very very large graveyard! I don't know maybe some of you don't care at all but we feel really bad to sleep just a wall next to the whole village's graves!

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Chateaux_hotels_gef, Sales department at Le Prieure, responded to this review, 22 October 2012
I wanted to thank you for your kind comments on trip advisor with regards to your recent stay. I’m really pleased to read that you had a very nice stay and you enjoyed to be in our Hotel, except the room located in the Old Chapel! Please note that the room you had is one of the largest.
For your next trip we will be very pleased to propose you another room located in the main building.

We do hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back to the Prieuré.

Kind regards
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 23 September 2012

Le Prieure was a former monk priory. It was built hundreds of years ago. It is located on a hill overlooking the Loire River. The location was perfect. The hotel includes a main house, the church (which houses rooms) and some motel like rooms. Definitely stay in the main house. We had a good size room with a good sized bathroom. The room was larger than many European hotel rooms. It was decoraged tastefully. We had a view of the Loire River. Service was impeccable. The management staff was helpful, patient and knowledgeable. They made reservations for us at a tourist site we wanted to visit.They also provided information on wineries. More importantly, they were nice and patiently listened to all our questions. The grounds are large with a great open area and a pool. There is also an area outside the check in where you can sit and have cocktails. The hotel also contains a gourmet restaurant. On the negative, this hotel isn't for someone with walking limitations. There is no elevator and there are a lot of stairs. Also, food is expensive. The breakfast was $30/person. Dinner was evern higher. My recommendation is to stay at the hotel but eat elsewhere.

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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: Le Prieure
Address: Near Saumur in Anjou | rue du Comte de Castellane, 49350 Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault, France
Region: France > Pays de la Loire > Maine et Loire > Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Ranked #1 of 2 Speciality Lodging in Chenehutte-Treves-Cunault
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 36
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