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Le Chai

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2 rue du Champ Parmant, 86190 Villiers France
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This 17th-century guest house is located in the little village of Poitou. Only 2 rooms for your quality of stay. It offers a park and a heated outdoor swimming pool with a terrace. Each room is decorated in natural colours with elegant furniture and has views of the park and castle. They are equipped with a private bathroom with a walk-in shower. You are invited to enjoy traditional French meals, using fresh seasonal produce, in the dining room. A continental breakfast is served daily, and guests can use the free Wi-Fi. Free private parking is provided
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Full body massage
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Express check-in / check-out
Paid private parking on-site
Secured parking
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Wine / champagne
Massage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Soundproof rooms
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Seating area
Sofa
Coffee / tea maker
Extra long beds
Bath / shower
Bottled water
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Quaint
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish
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19eagle60 wrote a review Sep. 2017
Guildford, United Kingdom17 contributions4 helpful votes
Beautifully furnished in quiet and tranquil location. Very comfortable beds. Martine was a warm and polite hostess providing a delicious breakfast including home made jams and cakes. Small swimming pool was very welcome after a warm day of travelling! Recommended.
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Date of stay: September 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Nigel C wrote a review Aug. 2017
Dundee, United Kingdom47 contributions12 helpful votes
We were looking for a place en route to SW France and we were not disappointed. The owners could not have been more friendly and helpful and the rooms and bathroom were pristine. There are a number of very good restaurants in the near vicinity though in some ways we regretted not taking the offer of local sausages and salad with cheese and wine by the pool. If I have one comment, it might be nice to have a choice of pillows for those who like "soft down" :)) We would certainly recommend this place to both couples and families
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Date of stay: August 2017Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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devonian1 wrote a review Oct. 2016
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom73 contributions36 helpful votes
I see that most people have liked this place, perhaps we were unfortunate The room was lovely as was the bathroom. The small living eating space was pretty but not very useable except to eat, I usually grade places by sleep quality and the food rather than the decor as if these are wrong then the main purpose of the stay has not been met. The traffic on the road just outside the village kept us awake and then when we came down to breakfast we found it laid out for us which was rather odd as the bagettes had been toasted and were therefore cold and so chewy they were difficult to eat. There was only bread, jam some already sugared strawberries with yoghurt and two pastries. As an answer to my review on Booking.com, through which i had booked, the owner says therewere also cakes she had cooked that morning! As this was the dearest b and b we had booked and the most meager breakfast we were not best pleased. Every where else gave us fruit cheese and ham and boiled eggs for circa 65 euro so I dont think this b and b is good value. Same really as we have family nearby and often need somewhere to stay here. We were also confused as we were told on the internet that there was only this suite available, but when we got there this was the only accomodation unless there was mpre in the owners house which meant we paid more than needed as there were two prices and we paid the most expensive even though we were the only people there that night.
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Date of stay: September 2016
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from lechaiPoitiers, Propriétaire at Le Chai
Responded Oct. 7, 2016
I am sorry that the stay did not please you, you blame breakfast "continental" but you have booked your room and your benefits on "booking" and this is a continental breakfast that is stipulated, so no eggs and sausage ! My guests are usually delighted that I put on the table, pastries, bread, yoghurt and jams "home made", almond cake (made in the morning and that you do not even tasted) a salad of strawberries and melon small local producer, tea "Damman", coffee, milk, orange juice ... more a herbal tea is at your disposal in the room and an espresso machine in the living room and breakfast room. I find your opinion unjust and incomprehensible. D Especially since you chose the cheapest room on Booking (Room "Sauvignon") and I upgraded for free in the deluxe suite "Chardonnay" .... when has the space "dining room that is not comfortable, it is 40m2, and includes a lounge where you can relax and read while drinking a glass of wine, much appreciated in general by my hosts! of course we live in this house, which is quite normal since it is a house of hosts ... .Our village is very quiet, very little traffic and our house does not face the street, so no noise. I do not understand your criticism here either! the night the house is very quiet. For 65 €, next time choose a small hotel, but you do not have the pool or the furnished terraces or part that I offered you for this night ...
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JELeeds wrote a review Jul. 2016
Leeds, United Kingdom41 contributions28 helpful votes
What a gem .....perfect in every way. The property is spotless, tasteful and so very French. Loved it. Martine is very friendly and informative. Tempting swimming pool with sun loungers surrounded by manicured lawns. Safe and secure car parking. Breakfast was delicious home made jams and preserves, local melon, fresh orange juice and Nespresso coffee. Little Bistro within walking distance with friendly customers and staff. We have booked again. Well done MERCI
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Date of stay: June 2016
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Both Rooms are lovely
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Farple wrote a review Jul. 2016
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom104 contributions52 helpful votes
Martine, such a friendly and considerate hostess, provides pristine accommodation in her beautiful home with a lovely garden. Breakfast was delicious and generous with great coffee and homemade jams. Strongly recommended.
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Date of stay: July 2016
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PRICE RANGE
US$89 - US$114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
FranceNouvelle-AquitaineVienneVilliers
NUMBER OF ROOMS
2
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Frequently Asked Questions about Le Chai
Which popular attractions are close to Le Chai?
Nearby attractions include Eglise Sainte Radegonde (4.4 km), Eglise Notre-Dame (5.5 km), and Pigeonnier (6.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Le Chai?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Le Chai?
Top room amenities include extra long beds, a seating area, and a sofa.
What food & drink options are available at Le Chai?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Le Chai?
Yes, free parking, paid private parking on-site, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Le Chai?
Conveniently located restaurants include Carnet de Voyage, Brasserie de Bellefois, and Le Cheval Blanc et Clovis.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Le Chai?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Le Chai located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.1 km away from the centre of Villiers.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Le Chai?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and French.
Are there any historical sites close to Le Chai?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Pigeonnier (6.9 km), Église Saint Hilaire De Vouzailles (7.1 km), and Eglise Saint-Pierre-es-Liens (5.3 km).