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New York City, New York
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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... More 

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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... More 

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Reviewed 23 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... More 

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Plano, Texas
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Reviewed 29 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... More 

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Ascot, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 26 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... More 

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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... More 

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Reviewed 14 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
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Reviewed 11 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... More 

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We rented the entire chateau for a function for family and friends - which included a period 17th/18th century ball. There is no more beautiful chateau anywhere - let alone one you can stay in. The staff was extraordinary - there was nothing left undone or unattended. It was a magical experience all around - Cynthia, the owner is an... More 

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Whalley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

Attended the recent wedding of Ruby & Luke at this fabulous venue I enjoyed the food immensely, and found the service good. The staff were wonderful and particularly helpful . The grounds were spectacular.

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An Elegant Neo Gothic Chateau on the western Loire Valley. Renovated in Luxurious style from and era past.Hosting B&B Suites as well as Magnificent Events,Weddings and Private parties.Located in the countryside with easy accesses to Large towns and historical Places.You may come as a stranger but you will leave as a friend. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chateau de Challain

Address: Chateau du Mesnil, 49440 Challain-la-Potherie, France
Region: France > Pays de la Loire > Maine et Loire > Challain-la-Potherie
Price Range: $399 - $564 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Chateau De Challain La Potherie
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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.”
 of 5 bubbles lizbellamy01, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are so many incredible rooms it is hard to choose.”
 of 5 bubbles 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”
 of 5 bubbles retired08Vancouver, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are unique and one offs”
 of 5 bubbles Jori9889, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Just ask Cynthia; she knows the answer to everything!!”
 of 5 bubbles Bernadette_Ridge, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
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