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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...

1Thank MartinBaines
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...

Thank Barry W
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...

2Thank jhtaylor46
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...

Thank funChicago
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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france41, Propriétaire at BEST WESTERN Hotel de France, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We noticed your comment left on Tripadvisor and wanted to thank you very much for so many compliments. It is always very encouraging for the receptionnists and all the staff to read that and helps them to go ahead ans satisfy our guests.

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...

Thank 60Jill
Shropshire, England
Reviewed 17 August 2012

Good position and room overlooking the square. No lift so have to haul luggage up the stairs.. Parking on site.Very friendly staff. Breakfast was OK. Chinon itself was a bit disappointing and needs some investment and promotion.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2012

After 2 nights in Paris we hired a car and headed for Chinon. the Hotel de France was friendly and welcoming and patient with the creaky French (their English was excellent). Room was stunning very big and comfortable but could have been in any Best Western anywhere.. No tea/coffee making facilities but kettle, cups etc provided with a smile on...

Thank Marie R

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Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Hotel de France

Address: 47 Place du General de Gaulle, 37500, Chinon, France
Region: France > Centre-Val de Loire > Loire Valley > Chinon
Price Range: $112 - $232 (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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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.”
RHNicholus, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If possible book in advance, views are limited so all rooms should be the same”
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“Make sure you get a room in the main hotel”
princesshilary2016, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Our 1st floor front facing room was excellent”
cameronkemp2, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“book a junior suite if you want extra space, lower levels if you have trouble carrying luggage up narrow staircases.”
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