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Chateau de la Riviere

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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This place is a wonderful place to tour but somewhat south of mediocre to taste. The tour of the wonderful quarry/ caves was special and makes the trip worthwhile. The caves were actually used by the French resistance during ww2 and you can actually feel that vibe in the caves. The wine tasting was not very good. We tasted the...

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Chicago, IL
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The Chateau de la Riviere is a large structure, reached via a very long driveway. There is a hotel complex in the old building, which has splendid views of the valley. There is a pool where the ladies used to dip their toes in the fresh spring that runs through the property. The highlight is the tour of the caves,...

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Thank Anna H
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We went to Chateau de la Riviere for a Bastille day concert and tour, This chateau is set in a most beautiful area of Bordeaux overlooking the Dordogne. For € 10 per person we had a tour of the chateau and caves containing 500,000 bottles of wine plus a four hour live arts performance which was amazing. With wine and...

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Thank Belfast2015
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This is a great place to stay. The rooms and very large and luxurious. Natalie, the woman that manages it cooks the most delicious breakfast each morning and the view of the vineyards below is absolutely breathtaking. You also must take a tour of the Cavres underneath the property. It is a truly neat experience. The only complaint is that...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This is a beautiful Chateau. Artistic Gourmet Adventures will be conducting their small group tours using this chateau as a base. The staff are wonderful and the food is delicious. Set among the vineyards.

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Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

Superlatives ends and to describe the castle other than heavenly is impossible. The staff makes us feel royal, the rooms fantastic everything to be perfect. The winecellar is magnificent, well worth a visit. the pool is cold but when it's hot, it's perfect.

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2Thank Håkan L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 16 March 2014

My wife and I went on a wine tour in late May 2012, it was unbelievable. The room, setting, atmosphere, breakfast, surroundings were pure luxury. We liked it so much that in September of 2013 we went back, this time with 8 friends from all over the United States. (California, Ohio, Maryland, Washington, D.C.) and everyone wants to return in...

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2Thank arthur m
Dallas, Texas Area
Reviewed 17 October 2012

You will definitely feel like a princess while bathing in that marble tub - the rooms are enormous, the beds are comfortable, and the views are absolutely amazing. You are about 45 min from downtown Bordeaux and from the Dordogne region. It's pefectly situated for touring the region. And, Nathalie is a wonderful hostess - you will love this place!...

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3Thank Lisa P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 10 July 2012

We stayed at Chateau de la Riviere for 3 nights in May. We were there for a Bordeaux wine tour and Riviere was so beautiful and cozy. You do need to have a car or some kind transportation to get to the chateau as it is about 30min drive from Bordeaux city center. The chateau was originally a 4th century...

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6Thank NinaTravel
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 10 August 2011

Spent 3 nights at this wonderful Chateau with my family. We had a lovely suite with a view of the vineyards. A delicious breakfast with fresh baked goods and homemade jams was served every morning in the kitchen. We also enjoyed a tour of the winery and some wine tasting!

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Address: La Riviere, Fronsac, France
Region: France > Nouvelle-Aquitaine > Gironde > Fronsac
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Chateau De La Riviere Hotel Fronsac
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“There is no bad place to sleep in this place - only note....as is true with most any chateau - no elevators/lifts. Keep that in mind if stairs are a problem for you.”
 of 5 bubbles lisap688, 16 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Choose a room with private bathroom. Some smaller and cheaper rooms have shared bathroom. They are nice and clean still.”
  • Chateau vinyard view
  • view from hallway
  • our bathroom
  • huge bathroom
  • chateau vinyard
 of 5 bubbles NinaTravel, 10 Jul 2012 | Read review
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