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Chateau des Sablons

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Are you searching for high-quality historic apartments for short-term lets in a real French chateau at very reasonable prices? Then look no further. The Chateau des Sablons in the famous wine-making village of Bourgueil in the Loire Valley is for you. This is a classic small French chateau dating from the mid-18th century when the aristocracy still ruled in some... More 

Thank ArabianMoney
Paris, France
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Our family of four (daughters 9 and 5) had a lovely relaxed stay here. The chateau is very attractive and nicely furnished and the pool and gardens were a lovely refuge after a hard day traipsing around chateaux. Bourgueil is a nice village with good eating options. While it is further west than some of the most popular chateaux (1.5... More 

Thank Fatred8
San Francisco, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2013

After making our reservations online with Chateau des Sablons, our confirmation was sent in the form of a subsequent e-mail containing a 20 page Word document titled "The Concierge Book". The title is misleading, because it's real purpose is to lay down the rules, or dos and don'ts, of staying at the Chateau. Upon arrival, we were soundly scolded by... More 

4 Thank wlliy
HistoricRentals, Owner at Chateau des Sablons, responded to this review

We were not amused by this guest. Either the owners or the manager meet every guest. The guest tells us when they will arrive and we arrange to be there for them. These guests arrived 4 1/2 hours late, without calling or notifying us. Next day the wife decided to enter the private parts of the Chateau without permission and... More 

Norwich UK
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419 reviews
113 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2013

We had one of the 1 bedroom vineyard suites and it was spacious and comfortable - super king sized bed, good shower, well-equipped kitchen with quality appliances; could have done with a few more saucepans though. But the Big Downside which we should have spotted before taking it on - No washing machine or even any laundry facilities on site;... More 

1 Thank PeterHarvey
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2013 via mobile

The Chateau des Sablons offered our family of 6 a perfect location to experience a special part of France, the Loire Valley. Our hosts Jean-Pierre & George were friendly, attentive and supportive; going over and beyond to offer assistance when we experienced a minor accident in our travels. Their hospitality was personal & outstanding. The accomodation offered in the Coach... More 

Thank Burjoroaming
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2013

Nice, comfortable chateau in Loire Valley wine country. Great grounds and gracious host. We stayed in the Coach House. Had a suite of three bedrooms with two bathrooms,kitchen area. Roomy. We did have a few ants in one bedroom but they were dealt with quickly. Tour of the chateau with complimentary glass of wine very nice. Friendly house dog, Charlie.... More 

Thank eugenelady
Fairfax, Virginia
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19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Chateau des Sablons is absolutely beautiful and apartments are well-equipped. The booking process with George was straightforward and easy. We were slightly concerned when we received a concierge book a few weeks before listing all of the rules. Upon check-in, Jean Pierre gave us a tour of the grounds and kept referencing what we began calling the "rule book" as... More 

3 Thank AlmostProTraveler
HistoricRentals, Owner at Chateau des Sablons, responded to this review

Each guests receives a copy of our Concierge Book about a month prior to arrival. It's a 20 page book that describes the Chateau, how things work in the apartments, services available in the region, where to find the grocery stores, the post office, the laundromats, as well as a summary of the restuarants and cafes in the immediate area.... More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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102 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2012

We stayed in "Chateau des Sablons" for a week on April 2012, a family with 3 kids, at the Garden Suite. The Apple tv had an excellent selection of movies in english and free Wifi, The owner Jean-Pierre was very nice , The rooms are very clean and big, Our apartment was large and comfortable.

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Redondo Beach, California
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159 reviews
58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2011

Where to start..George and Jean Pierre, the hosts, were warm, friendly and beyond accommodating from the moment I booked my stay. They always were generous with answering questions and for helping make my stay wonderful. They offer driving services and personal tours, both of which I took advantage of. The property was gorgeous. Shady trees, pool, and plenty of outdoor... More 

1 Thank bchgrrrl
Oviedo, Spain
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65 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2011

We stayed in "Chateau des Sablons" for a week to discover the Loira valley and the experience was impressive; there are several apartments to choose from depending on your needs, a big garden to relax and have lunch or dinner, a pool and also wifi and apple tv for free. It is located outside Bourgueil in a quiet area, so... More 

3 Thank andy_iq

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Château des Sablons is a beautiful 18th century château with a white stone façade. It is ideally situated on the edge of the medieval market town of Bourgueil which is amidst some the greatest castles in the heart of the Loire Valley. The château is perfect for experiencing old-world charm and modern-day activities. ... more   less 

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Address: Quai du Chateau, Bourgeuil, France
Region: France > Centre-Val de Loire > Loire Valley > Bourgeuil
Number of rooms: 16
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