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► Hotels in the Centre - Val de Loire region (Loire valley area)
- Sologne (18 Cher)
The *** Hotel le Parc Sologne is located in attractive grounds in the middle of the small town of Salbris, between Orleans & Vierzon (A 71 motorway exit 4) . 23 spacious rooms. Restaurant. A pleasant and convenient base for an overnight stopoff or discovering the Sologne part of the Loire valley area.
Blois (45 Loiret) .
Grand Hotel de l-Abbaye *** €€€ Traditional hotel in an ancient abbey on the banks of the Loire in the small town of Beaugency, a short distance from Blois. Nineteen rooms. Comfortable and large rooms. A peaceful location that is an ideal base for discovering the Loire Châteaux
near Chambord (41 Loir et
L'Orée des Bois ** Modern but traditionally styled two-star hotel with ten rooms in a village in the Sologne area, four miles south of the royal château of Chambord. the name means the Glade in the Woods. The hotel offers large and spacious rooms, and there is a good restaurant close by.
sur Tharonne (41 - Loir et Cher)
Le Petit Clos € Small good quality bed and breakfast guest house with five bedrooms, in the village of Chaumont sur Tharonne, in the Sologne. Handy location for visiting the Loire Chateaux, yet only a few kilometres off the A71 motorway. Very friendly hosts, and great breakfasts. Good restaurant close by.
Chenonceaux (37 - Indre et Loire)
Relais des Landes €€€ Three-star hotel in a 17th century manor in the Loir et Cher department, in the Loire château country. 15 minutes from Chenonceaux. An independent hotel franchised in the Best Western chain. Good reviews. Recommended by "Relais du silence". 28 rooms, restaurant, outdoor swimming pool.
(37 - Indre et Loire)
Auberge du bon Laboureur €€€ The four star "Good Ploughman inn" is based on an ancient posthouse, built before the French Revolution. It is located in Chenonceaux, within walking distance of the famous chateau. The hotel is an ensemble of five village houses in an area of gardens. Swimming pool, gourmet restaurant.
- (37 Indre et Loire)
Hotel la Brèche ** € Classic French provincial hotel, in this small town on the river Loire. Visitors to this hotel appreciate its calm location, eating outside in the courtyard, and the friendliness of the welcome. Nothing fancy, but good value for money, plenty of charm and character, and a warm welcome from the patron.
(37 Indre et Loire)
Hotel Plantagenet *** Pleasant traditional three-star hotel peacefully located on a square in the old town of Chinon, facing the river Vienne. Clean, comfortable and charming are words used by people who have stayed in this hotel. Good value for money, and a good spot from which to explore the local area, its vineyards and châteaux such as Azay le Rideau.
(37 Indre et Loire)
Hotel Luccotel ** Modern two-star hotel situated in spacious grounds on a rise overlooking the old town of Loches. Restaurant, heated indoor pool, sauna, tennis court. While it has less character than an old hotel, this independent hotel is one up from the standardised two-star chain hotels and is affiliated with Logis de France.
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Saint Philibert (44 Loire Atlantique)
Hôtel La Bosselle ** conveniently located between Nantes and the coast, the hôtel La Bosselle, close to the river Boulogne and the lake of Grandlieu, is a small two-star hotel with 14 rooms and only a short walk from restaurants and shops.
Mans (72 Sarthe)
Hôtel Chantecler *** Attractive modern three-star hotel with 32 rooms near the centre of Le Mans. The hotel is located in a quiet street, and has off-road parking. Clean, functional and spacious rooms. There are restaurants close by, and plenty more towards the town centre.
Saumur (49 - Maine et Loire)
Hostellerie le Prieuré €€€ Four-star hotel in a historic building, at Chênehutte-Trèves-Cunault, four miles from Saumur. Standing on raised ground overlooking the Loire, the hotel is a fine location for a peaceful stay in the Loire Valley area, with its restaurant and swimming pool, plus spacious grounds.
of Saumur (49 Maine et Loire)
Le Chai de la Paleine ** A rather good quality two star hotel located in a country house in its own spacious grounds in the village of Le Puy Notre Dame. Deserves at least three stars. Very calm location and welcoming owners. Unusually, this hotel has a library and reading room; restaurant close by.
Hotel de l'Europe ** €
Located in the heart of the old town, but mostly off the street, in walking distance of the main monuments, this is a large two-star hotel with two-star prices but all the features of a good three-star hotel. Garage parking available.
The "Grand hotel" is not too big - 47 air-conditioned rooms. This is a good value hotel in the centre of old Poitiers, offering classic French style and a friendly welcome. Good choice of restaurants very close by. Lounge, breakfast on the terrace in season. Quiet interior courtyard, garage
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