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Enchanting Bed and Breakfast in the Loire Valley



Updated: 03-Jul-2016
Authentic castle | Relaxing atmosphere | Modern amenities | Free Breakfast

Spacious boutique 'master' bedroom suite to accommodate 2 adults -- comprises a King-sized bed, sitting area, and a large private en-suite bathroom with soaking tub, walk-in shower-stall and full amenities. It's in a wonderful historic setting, yet with all the conveniences that modern life demands, like free WiFi.

French breakfast included -- a baker's basket of fresh croissant and baguette, quality yoghurt's, selection of home-made jams, local honey, and fresh fruit. Plus orange juice and freshly brewed tea and coffee. Breakfast is normally served on the terrace between 7.30 a.m. and 9.30 a.m.

Table d'Hotes : dinner at the château is by request during the Summer season -- a delicious 4-course home cooked meal includes a starter, main course, dessert, cheese plate, and wine or soft drinks, Dinner is served at 8 p.m. all for a fixed price of 40€ per adult. To allow us to procure fresh local produce, please reserve your meal at least 48 hours in advance [not included in room rate].

Whether you are in search of a relaxing getaway or an active excursion, Chateau de La Celle-Guenand will provide you with a unique experience.

More Details
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Chateau de La Celle Guenand has been in our family since 2008. We've undertaken work and ongoing maintenance of the chateau and outbuildings. We started up a B&B and self-catering Accommodation business in 2009 to invest in the restoration of this 15th century property. We really enjoy meeting new people from all walks of life. Come visit us soon, we look forward to meeting you!

Speaks English, French
Palluco EI
Stephen Palluel
14 bis rue du Chateau
PALLUCO EI, 527 775 167 00010
Hôtels et hébergement similaire (5510Z)
VAT Reg No425 277 751 67

Guestbook comments from the owner

Being Australian and not having stayed in any really old buildings I was really looking forward to staying here on my first visit to Europe. We loved the Chateau but where overwhelmed by the magnificent dinner provided by Stephane. The other dinner guests, including ourselves made it seem like a scene from an Agatha Christie novel. Highly recommend this Chateau and definitely book in for dinner.
Feb 2015
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A Wonderful Chateau - charming, warm and a terrific family experience

  • 5 of 5

Wow - what a terrific place to stay.

Stephen has certainly set up his Chateau to give you both a historic experience mixed with modern day comforts. The Chateau (or Castle for other Australians), is surrounded by beautiful gardens and some unbelievable caves and tunnels for exploring.

Our family of six enjoyed staying in two room that we perfectly outfitted. We would certainly recommend dining in the Chateau and experiencing Stephen's delightful French cuisine, with many products sourced from the garden or grown locally.

The village of Loches was also a treat with many charming locals. Our family went for many runs and walks around the area.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I’d like to extend my warmest appreciation for your kind feedback. I’m really pleased to know that you all had a 'terrific stay' with us, particularly the environment and the quality of our food. Hopefully you can you return one day! Best regards, Stephen.
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From the Owner

For two years we searched for the perfect French retreat. A special place where our family and friends would love to stay. A place where, when you arrive, you smile and feel all warm inside. That place we found is chateau de La Celle-Guenand. Quietly situated in the heart of the Touraine country-side, our property is perfectly located to visit the many wonders of the Loire Valley.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Tours | Val de Loire Airport at 70 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : In the Village at 100 Metres Nearest Ferry : St Malo at 390 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Loches-Verneuil at 21 Kilometres Nearest Train : Tours | Saint-Pierre des Corps at 58 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A10 | Sainte-Maure de Touraine at 35 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : La Promenade at 3 Kilometres Nearest Beach : La Rochelle at 200 Kilometres Car: necessary

Arrange a hire vehicle in advance - Hertz, Avis, Europcar, or National. You will certainly need a car to explore the area.

Further Details:

Local store in village, 2 min walk from Lodge. Main Supermarkets within 20 mins drive. Excellent restaurants nearby - especially 'La Promenade' in Le Petit-Pressigny (awarded a Michelin Star). And Restaurant Savoie-Villiars or Chez Grand Ma are very good.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 10.0%
Stay tax €1 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 16 years.

We are a small family business and we rely on our accommodation income; cancellations must be received at least 10 days prior to your arrival date or we cannot refund your deposit. We cannot provide refunds for early departures.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 03-Jul-2016
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From the Owner

Visitors who make the effort to visit our region are rewarded with lovely scenery, rolling hills, charming villages and, in general, a less frenetic atmosphere than the rest of the Loire Valley. Our village has a corner store / bar. Larger supermarkets are within 20 minutes drive. There are very good restaurants nearby. All the cultural activities of the Loire Valley are on the door step.

Property Type

  • chateau / country house

Accommodation Type

  • Bed & Breakfast


  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker ...


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef


  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 41 m²


  • Chevalier | Private En-suite - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Soap and Shampoo, Hairdryer, Linen and Towels are provided.
  • Modern en-suite amenities comprising a free-standing soaking bathtub, separate large walk-in shower stall, natural stone basin, wc, hairdryer, and heated towel rail. Window overlooking inner-courtyard and outbuildings.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Chevalier | Deluxe Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed, King-sized bed | Sitting area | Bathtub | Shower stall | WC.
  • On the first floor. Spacious boutique bedroom with sitting area, King-sized bed with comfortable mattress, built-in wardrobe, bedside tables with lamps, and central heating. Two large windows with views over courtyard and village. Complimentary bottled water. In-bedroom WiFi.


  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...


  • Included in Price
  • Booking Possible
  • Catering available

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • This is no pool on the premises, however the is a village pool in Le Grand-Pressigny (7 kms) open during June, July and August. Its a short drive away and is very pleasant. Like all French communal swimming pools, they enforce a "no board-shorts policy" i.e. swimming briefs only.

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