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Set close to Omaha Beach and the historic town of Bayeux, Port en Bessin conceals a treasure that lies at the end of a long drive " Chateau La Cheneviere ". Impeccable lawns, ancient trees and a charmingly old fashioned rose garden... arriving on the estate is like strolling onto the lands of an English Lord who fell under the spell of Calvados region. The manor appears at last, a dignified Norman edifice from the 18th century, it combines the charms of an old house with the conveniences of a cosy English Manor. Add to that an opulent interior, spacious, elegant bedrooms. The dining room, overlooking the park, has a certain grandeur on an intimate scale, while classic cuisine allows you to explore all the distinctive flavours of Normandy, a generous and distinguished cuisine based on delicious local produce, faultless service, a heated outdoor pool, a splendid terrace, and the picture is complete...
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Property amenities
Pool
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Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wheelchair Access
Tennis Court
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Great View
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Location
Full view
Getting there
Carpiquet Airport28 km
Saint Gatien Airport67 km
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All reviews la cheneviere dining room main building beautiful chateau d day beaches luxury hotel old trees lovely grounds normandy region deluxe room this wonderful hotel french chateau fine dining dining experience two nights large bathroom dinner one night
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We absolutely loved our stay at this small and lovely hotel. We came in November with our two children. From the time of booking, the hotel was very accommodating of the fact that we were traveling with kids and needed two adjoining rooms. Upon arrival,...More

Thank arthurelliot
Response from Thefroggieplanet, Responsable relations clients at Chateau La CheneviereResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Arthurelliot, Our team will be thrilled to learn of your review and we thank you for staying with us at La Cheneviere. It was nice to hear that you enjoyed visiting our beautiful region and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you...More

Reviewed 25 October 2018

Excellent reviews led us to this luxury hotel. The rooms were nice and cozy and the help was very friendly. We ate at the hotel the first night and it was ok (mind you we were in Bordeaux for a week eating at great places)....More

Thank Michael S
Response from Thefroggieplanet, Guest Relations Manager at Chateau La CheneviereResponded 26 October 2018

Dear Michael S, Thank you for your kind review and for choosing la Cheneviere. We hope on your next visit you will enjoy some fabulous weather and discover a little more of this beautiful region. Best regards, Françoise FAUQUET

Reviewed 17 October 2018

Chateau La Cheneviere is tired. The elegant property (which is beautiful) cannot hide its overall fatigue. First, I will disagree with several reviewers who have complained about the indifference or unfriendliness of the staff. Quite to the contrary I found the staff to be quite...More

Thank Janet B
Response from Thefroggieplanet, Guest Relations Manager at Chateau La CheneviereResponded 19 October 2018

Dear Janet B, > Thank you for taking the time to share your insights. It is true that la Cheneviere is a beautiful place and we were sorry to hear that you did not fully enjoy your stay with us. We are constantly working on...More

Reviewed 18 September 2018

Our favorite stay during a two week vacation in France. Beautiful building and comfy rooms with perfect service and amenities, The grounds are lovely with a kitchen garden, pool and spacious green lawns. Terrific food in the restaurant. Also loved the creme caramels which are...More

Thank RGE2012
Response from Thefroggieplanet, Guest Relations Manager at Chateau La CheneviereResponded 19 October 2018

Dear RGE2012, Thank you for such a wonderful review of your stay! it is a great pleasure to hear such kind words and we hope to see you again soon! Best regards, Françoise FAUQUET

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

La Cheneviere is an incredibly beautiful 18th Century Norman chateau. The property is a luxurious five star hotel close to the beaches of Normandy. It was occupied by the Germans for a period during WWII until the Americans landed and took over in June 1944....More

Thank DavisEM
Response from Thefroggieplanet, Guest Relations Manager at Chateau La CheneviereResponded 19 October 2018

Dear Davis EM, Thank you for a great review and kind words which were shared with the staff. We hope to welcome you back to la Cheneviere, Best regards, Françoise FAUQUE

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Kim A
17 December 2016|
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Response from Bmert2016 | Reviewed this property |
Probably not a good example as we flew into Heathrow, London, took EuroRail to Calais, rented a car and drove to Bayeux, then drove on down to Paris - beautiful countryside drive from Calais.
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Tiggytilly
1 April 2016|
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Dear Tiggytill, Yes absolutely, our hotel is pet friendly, we have beautiful grounds where they love to walk with their master. They are not allowed in the restaurant and at the pool. We have as well beautiful beaches where... More
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"105 corner room windows a light from two sides."
MarkO300
21 May 2018
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"Stay in the chateau versus the annex. Do not need to leave the building for anything."
lisakeg
19 Oct 2017
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"They have rooms- not suites. Don't be misled by their advertising."
VFXFred
03 Oct 2017
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"The property is well back from the road, so any room would be good."
sharonbaby
22 Jul 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$220 - US$597 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
chateau la cheneviere hotel port-en-bessin-huppain
LOCATION
FranceNormandyBasse-NormandieCalvadosPort-en-Bessin-Huppain
NUMBER OF ROOMS
29
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