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78 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

An easy 1.5 hour drive from Paris, this chateau is closer than most as it is north of the Loire Valley, but it is still convenient enough to visit both the chateaux of the Loire Valley and Chartres. Chartres is about 25 minute drive, Chenonceau is 1,25 hours, Cheverny is 1 hour 20 minutes, as is Blois. Smaller Chateaux, like... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

The room is by far not what it looks like on the pictures, and what you'd expect for the price ! It is oldfashioned and outdated. I am not english so I don 't know how to say it but I would say " shabby and worn". We even had a brown blanket with sheet on the bed instead of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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48 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015

First of all I'd like to say that the grounds of the Chateau are amazingly beautiful. The food is great, we had lunch, breakfast, and room service. The service was excellent, very attentive, professional, and courteous. After we checked in they escorted us to our room. I immediately was worried because the carpet is really old and ugly. When entering... More 

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Alesund, Norway
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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 October 2015

We just wanted a quiet place to stay over just outside Paris, and when we found this Castle - we were excited. What would we find? Perfect loccation - beautiful big room, and food was close fo Michelin standard. Personell - professional and helpfull. Can it be better?

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Paris, France
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71 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Having read the reviews this looked ideal, so I emailed the property to check availability. Received a presumptuous email confirming my reservation when I had simply enquired as to availability, and was also quoted a price 100€ more than the price advertised on the hotel's own website. In this digital age, you simply cannot attempt to pull stunts like this.... More 

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Bedfordshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

From the outside this Chateau looks fantastic however once inside it is clear that a major refurbishment is well overdue. having said that the food was pretty good and the staff were excellent. So if you plan to visit please dont set our expectations too high.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

I stayed at Chateau D'Esclimont this past August and enjoyed it very much. The chateau transports you to the 16 th Century, having a real moat! The food and service are excellent! The property does need to be repaired and the new owners will in 2016.Once it is renovated wow it will be amazing and I imagine more expensive.. So... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I could not help but gasping as my car drove down into the magnificent looking chateau. This might be one of the most beautiful properties I have ever stayed in. I was not too impressed with my room, however. The furniture is somewhat old and beat up, and the linens have seen better days. Also, unfortunately, August was a very... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 6 September 2015

The Chateau is only a short drive from Chartres, but offers a tranquil base, away from the crowds and tourism. The rooms were spacious and beautifully decorated. The breakfasts and dinners were outstanding. The somelier was very attentive and recommended splendid wines. The chateau itself and the beautiful grounds were a delight to explore.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2015

We where touring around and staying at a bunch of chateaus and Chateau d´Esclimont was the very best. The venue, the service and food was at its best. Taking a jogging tour in the park and to see the local wild animals, before breakfast was great. We´ll be back.

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Dear Lars P, We thank you for your comment on Tripadvisor. We fulfilled your expectations for your event and that is the best reward for us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back at the Chateau d'Esclimont. Best Regards, Anne-Laure BOND Assistant General Manager More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At the heart of a landmark 60-hectare park, the towers, balconies, turrets and belfries of the Chateau d'Esclimont may be found. This former dwelling of the La Rochefoucauld family is a jewel of the Renaissance and a romantic place to stay, less than one hour from Paris, between the Versailles Palace and Chartres Cathedral. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chateau d'Esclimont

Address: Rue du Parc, 28700 Saint Symphorien le Chateau, France
Region: France > Centre-Val de Loire > Eure-et-Loir > Saint Symphorien le Chateau
Price Range: $204 - $342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Chateau d'Esclimont 5*
Number of rooms: 52
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Chateau d`Esclimont Hotel Saint Symphorien Le Chateau
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