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Reviewed 26 October 2016

It is a little difficult to find this place as apparently the local council has restricted the number of signposts the owners are allowed to put up, so either try to arrive in daylight, ask for directions from the owners, or look on an internet map. In Uk terms it is more of a bed and breakfast than a hotel....

Thank verity1
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We stayed here, with our daughter for one night at the beginning of August - we wish it had been for longer! What a beautiful chateau, in amazing grounds, with welcoming hosts. Our daughter loved visiting the chickens and sheep and playing with the kittens. We loved the great breakfast with all homemade jams, honey, cakes etc. We slept in...

Thank JoannaBLondon
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We stopped at the Chateau for a break on our long drive to the South of France and were met with a very warm welcome by the lovely Madame when we arrived; she was a wonderful host. The location, the views, the gardens, the chateau itself, everything is grand and very picturesque. Unfortunately I have to agree with other reviewers...

Thank NotCaroline
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Yes, it's in a lovely spot, the owners are charming, and all the food is organic; but the furniture is threadbare, the room spartan (broken shutters, cobwebs and dead light bulbs), our bathroom door did not shut, we had no hot water one day and the room was not cleaned another, and there is absolutely no WiFi except in one...

Thank EpicuriaB
Malvern, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016

It is a pity to have to write down this place because it is clear that the owners have put a massive amount of time and effort over a number of years in restoring this beautiful chateau. However, our experience shows that there is still a long way to go to make it an acceptable stopping place. We were 2...

Thank RogerinMalvern
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

HIGHLIGHTS: -Lovely hosts- especially the Lady of the Château....seriously could not do more to help & make you feel comfortable; they had made an error with our booking but with the best of intentions & what we were provided with in terms of service made up for it :-) -The beautiful surroundings including the antique furniture and decor. -The quietness....

Thank Heidi316
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We stayed for one night breaking up our family return trip to Calais. We had the Marie Antoinette Suite with adjoining rooms on first floor - spacious with beautiful countryside views. The owners have systematically restored this chateau over the last 15 or so years. The incredible roof structure which is totally for show and has no practical use is...

Thank Itinerant-rover
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Only the distant noise of tractors raking in the harvest to bother you. Exceptionally quiet otherwise with nothing to do but relax and breathe in some French aristocratic history. Not much to do except relax.

Thank Lolwood
Cambridge, UK
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is an amazing place; beautiful chateau and lovely hosts. The dinner is not to be missed! The countryside in this region of Normandie is very good for hiking, and Chateau de Villers is a perfect option for those who are heading towards Brittany or the Channel.

Thank Instant_traveller
Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This lovely 16th century chateau, which our hosts have spent 15 years restoring, hidden in the country. Very friendly welcome, large double-glazed room on first floor with great views over the countryside. Dinner was a fixed menu with no choice including many products from their extensive gardens. It made a great stopover on our way home from the South of...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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A place to stay in the norman countryside. An amazing chateau with very sympatic owners ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chateau de Villiers

Address: Lieu Dit Villiers, 61500 Essay, France
Region: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Orne > Essay
Price Range: $136 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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