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Musselburgh
Reviewed 5 October 2014

I regularly travel to Chartres with work, The Grand Monarque is in a great position in the centre of town which means that all the tourist attractions as well as local restuarants are on the doorstep. The service and facilities never let me down and its always a pleasure to stay there.

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Souridesvilles, Responsable relations publiques at BEST WESTERN Le Grand Monarque, responded to this review

We thank you so much for your positive advice about your stay at Le Grand Monarque. And we are glad that you enjoy all the points of your travel. Hoping to see you back, best regards.

Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2014

My 2nd time staying at Le Grand Monarque, and it's wonderful. A warm welcome, beautiful rooms, feels like home. Lovely decor, very comfortable beds, spotlessly clean, fabulous bathrooms where they've thought of everything, well sound proofed so quiet. The restaurant staff are professional and helpful. The only reason I've rated the hotel a 4 and not 5 is that I'd...

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Souridesvilles, Responsable relations publiques at BEST WESTERN Le Grand Monarque, responded to this review

We thank you so much for your warm advice about your second stay at Le Grand Monarque. We apologize for you not find a vegetable menu at the restaurant but in fact you can always ask for vegetarian option on some course to your waiter. We hope to see you third ! Best regards.

Chicago, Illinoi
Reviewed 27 September 2014

You will feel like a member of the upper crust as you enter this grand old hotel. The lobby is huge (sadly, the reception area is like a closet) and the restaurant looks as though the Duke and Duchess are frequent diners. So why only four stars? We loved the double bowl sink, but there were mildew spots in the...

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Reviewed 26 September 2014

We have stayed several times in Chartres but this was the first in Le Grand Monarque and will not be the last. We could not fault it, from the welcoming staff on Reception to the beautiful room. We were on the top floor at the back (which was quiet with large windows to open) and the room was beautifully decorated...

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Tregunc, France
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Never having been to Chartres, we decided to reserve our hotel at Le Grand Monarque. What a nice surprise! The reception was friendly, helpful and efficient - and the room was spacious, clean, and well appointed. If we have an occasion to return to Chartres - we will definitely stay again at Le Grand Monarque.

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We thank you so much for your positive advice about your stay at Le Grand Monarque and we hope to see you back soon. Best regards.

Churt, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2014

This is an interesting hotel. First it is ideally situated for the cathedral and old town centre. My room was on the third floor at the furthest point from the lift which meant trying to get luggage along twisting narrow corridors. The lift itself is tiny - it says it is for 4 people, but they will need to be...

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Souridesvilles, Responsable relations publiques at BEST WESTERN Le Grand Monarque, responded to this review

We thank you so much for your advice about your stay in Le Grand Monarque : actually we are an old fashioned style 4 stars hotel but with all the modern confort. We have planned to change the elevator in the coming year. We re glad that you appreciate your diner at La Cour, our brasserie and we hope to...

Peterborough
Reviewed 19 September 2014

We used the Best Western in Chartres as stopover on way back to UK and to enable a day trip to Paris, the station only a 10 min walk, very handy. TOP TIP..Book parking with the hotel, it is cheaper than local parking and not really far from hotel, just around the corner, but local underground parking cost double than...

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Souridesvilles, Responsable relations publiques at BEST WESTERN Le Grand Monarque, responded to this review

We thank you so much for your very positive and detailed advice about your stay at Le Grand Monarque. We are glad that you appreciate all our assets : in the center of the town, close to the cathedral, valet parking and a private parking (on reservation, the 850m² spa and the two restaurants. We would be glad to welcome...

Toronto
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Beautiful rooms, bathrooms, nice breakfast, excellent staff, really luxurious, interesting and unusual decor, wonderful bed, very quiet, internet available in lobby (I think wifi everywhere). certainly best Best Western I have ever stayed in and the nicest hotel in a two week trip of the Loire and Brittany.

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Souridesvilles, Responsable relations publiques at BEST WESTERN Le Grand Monarque, responded to this review

We thank you so much for your positive and enthusiastic advice ! We are proud to receive this coment from such a major contributor. Actually you have free Wifi access everywhere in the hotel but yuo have to ask for personnal code to the reception desk. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best regards.

Cambridge
Reviewed 12 September 2014

A very comfortable traditional hotel, with beautiful furnishings, a decent sized room and a king sized bed. The square outside was a little noisy (it was a Saturday night) but we soon dropped off after a long drive to get to Chartres. Great to wake up and hear the reverberating bells from the cathedral. Staff were very helpful in giving...

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We thank you so much for your great and detailed advice about your stay at Le Grand Monarque.We are glad that you notice the quality of the breakfast buffet : we try to use local and fresh products. We woulb be pleased to welcome you for your next stay in Chartres. Best regards.

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2014

stayed here one our way through France on booking in laurant wanted to park our car in the private car park you need this reception staff very friendly food in the brasserie was superb and a great atmosphere as was breakfast we were upgraded to a very nice room and bathroom.very relaxing stay.

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We thank you for your concise but good advice : actually, we are right in the center of Chartres, close to the cathedral but also the railway station. You did well asking to our valet parking because it's quite difficult to park nearby the hotel. We hope next time you will try one of our restaurants or the 850m² spa....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Brasserie La Cour
Brasserie La Cour
Cuisines: French, European
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Grand Monarque Hotel situated in an ancient private historical building just where the pedestrian-only streets commence, is the ideal base for visiting the famous cathedral and the historical town centre of Chartres. Once in the entrance hall we discover a comfortable and elegant ambiance : you are in a gastronomical establishment of great renown. 55 rooms and apartments are at your disposition. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Le Grand Monarque

Address: 22 Place des Epars, 28000, Chartres, France
Region: France > Centre-Val de Loire > Loire Valley > Chartres
Price Range: $140 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Le Grand Monarque 4*
Number of rooms: 55
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