Ibis Chateau de Fontainebleau
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... well groomed or as large as Versailles, but this was the country home of kings, not a formal palace from which they conducted business. You can see from the pictures that it is lavishly decorated in French style with no surface left unembellished. We enjoyed touring this chateau because it was not as crowded as Versailles but the audio tour was well done ...
... and wrap the food, but I'm sure there are plans in the pipeline for that. We decided to check Quick out and found to use the toilet you need a combination which is printed on the receipt(obviously dodgy people around). Whilst Ron was upstairs entering the combination one of the people (I believe they guard their toilets against) was giving my handbag a good hard look so I snatched it up and put it around my shoulder. Obviously looking for easier targets he soon ...
... again, it's a huge palace. We found it hard to comprehend the massiveness of the place and the gardens are just ridiculously huge! There are acres of gardens and water features that extend for a mile, literally. There are English meadow gardens and Parterre gardens, the wooded gardens and then we found a secret garden, about 30metres square and this was undergoing some renovations, but all the more interesting because it was ...
... how much a love to ride in the forests. I think i may have to get back into it but maybe stay away from the monster jumps this time because i would prefer to do some than not at all i think.
My mind is already in NZ, thinking about the people and all the things i can do again when I'm home. All the things i need to do. Its funny. But i really am ready for home.
The parents of this house i find very interesting and impressive. Didier in in charge of France ...
... and it has been enlarged and changed by each King and Emperor since then. Only a small section of the keep are all that remains of the medieval castle. Francois I started a major reconstruction in 1528. The furnishings in the state apartments are as impressive as Versailles. Although rooms such as the gallery and the ballroom are lined with wood rather then marble. One wing contains the Napoleon museum with his personal items. His bedroom, offices and ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsIbis Chateau de Fontainebleau
I wasn't expecting much from this hotel, but it managed to disappoint anyway. The rooms are tiny and the bathroom poorly cleaned. Please opt instead for one of the other Fontainebleau choices - this is best left to unlucky business travelers who are forced to stay here.
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