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Best Western Hotel De France

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Rome
Reviewed 12 July 2013

One night in this very pretty old (but modernised) hotel, before going up to visit the Chateau-fortress perched above the town. Not knowing where we will be, usually we don't book ahead, and this time it cost us twice the amount we paid during the rest of the week. This said, the hotel was most attractive, good and perfectly situated....

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Tralee, Kerry, Ireland
Reviewed 10 June 2013

In general staff were very friendly. It is a nice old style hotel, with modern bedrooms. We had a balcony looking out of the main central square in chinon, viewing restaurants and a fountain and the castle. There were some pluses and minuses. The location is the most central you can get, but maybe this is not what you really...

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2013

Chinon was almost randomly selected as a place to stay on part of a tour of France and I am very glad we found it. It's a lovely small town with an interesting medieval old town, a historic castle overlooking the town and a beautiful situation on the banks of the Vienne (a major tributary of the Loire). The hotel...

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Hampshire
Reviewed 25 May 2013

Old building, pleasantly updated with a great setting overlooking the lovely town square. Glimpses of the Fortress and very easy to get to the Fortress. Very welcoming and helpful staff, although a shame that the staff in the hotel bistrot didn't reach the same standard. The Chapeau Rouge next to the hotel is outstanding.

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2013

We stayed for one night as part of our six day tour of the Loire Valley. The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. Our room which looked out on the square was comfortable, warm and appropriately equipped. The staff were very friendly and indeed taught me some new French words which was very helpful. Next door to the hotel...

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Jonesborough, Tennessee
Reviewed 19 October 2012

My wife and I stayed in a suite at the Best Western Hotel de France located on a pleasant square in Chinon. The square was quite popular with tourists and locals alike. We sat in this square on two different days while having wine and enjoying the people watching opportunities. The hotel is charming and relatively small with only 30...

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Chicago
Reviewed 10 October 2012

Very charming, old hotel. The building is about 300-400 years old, but they have renovated it nicely. Be aware -- they don't seem to assign you to a room until you arrive. The higher the floor, the cheaper the rooms are. However, we were travelling with an elderly person and they had no rooms available on the lowest floor (still...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 October 2012

staff was very friendly, breakfast OK (quick & simple), Room was small - (we ordered a less expensive room). Good location - right on a small open public square with restaurants & bars nearby. no A/C. Parking is available in the hotel (about 10 euro/night) or in nearby public lots. Nice walking in the area around the hotel.

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Dungannon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2012

I recently operated a 7 day painting holiday for 11 painters in the Loire Valley. The base for the holiday was the wonderful Hotel De France in Chinon. The hotel has a great position in the town and our rooms overlooked the quaint square. Breakfast was good as was the restaurant and the evening special menu was very good value....

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Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2012

We stayed one night on our trip around France. Room small, given remote control on arrival! Had to ask for Wi Fi details, very chilly in rooms so had to ask for heating to be turned on, glad we did! We had booked a comfort bigger room so what the smaller ones were like I dread to think. We asked...

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Additional Information about Best Western Hotel De France

Address: 47, 49 Place Du General De Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
Region: France > Centre-Val de Loire > Loire Valley > Chinon
Price Range: RM383 - RM761 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Best Western Hotel De France 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Best Western Chinon
Best Western De France
Chinon Best Western
Best Western Hotel De France Chinon, Loire Valley
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“All rooms are nice. Pick one you can best afford.”
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