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Stratham, NH
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We booked a junior suite which was up one level from the entrance. The room was very comfortable and there was plenty of room. I would not have wanted to carry luggage to a higher level. There is a small garage where we were able to lock our bikes each night and the hotel stored our luggage both on the...

1Thank TAHES
france41, Propriétaire at BEST WESTERN Hotel de France, responded to this review

Thank your very much for your compliments. I hope to see you soon. Best Regards Mme Chionna

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This hotel is in a great location. The room is small but well appointed. Steep steps, no elevator. Good AC, laundry service. The staff are very helpful. Nice assortment of fresh food for breakfast. Free WIFI

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Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Brilliant location in a fabulous little town. Our room was on the 3rd floor so on the plus side: terrific views over the rooftops of the town, over the town square and of the castle. On the down side: no lift and very steep winding staircases, and a fairly small room with shower but no bath. Also as the room...

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Bordeaux, France
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The Hotel de France is right in thee middle of old Chinon ville, just a minute's walk to the stairs or escalator to the Castle and a nice square with bars and restaurants. Our room was clean and a reasonable size, with air-con, TV & kettle etc. There is a garage onsite which we only found out about on departure...

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Leominster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at this hotel previously but this time it was only for one night. Love the position in a nice town square and we were not disturbed by cafe owners putting out their tables and chairs.One of the things we like about France is the outside eating and drinking. The reception area and stairs still retain much character....

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Romford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2015

The rooms are small but clean and nice bedding. The shower was good. The receptionist was so polite and helpful, one of the best we have had on our three week trip of Europe, You use the public car park which is just behind the hotel so no problem

Thank ElizabethAdam
Reviewed 27 October 2015

I chose the hotel because it looked very classic French. And it was well maintained. Also it overlooked the square where we had a delightful midday meal just outside the door of the hotel. And the next day we met our French niece and family for a long lunch in the sunny square drinking a delightful rose vin. I felt...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I would describe this hotel as warm and cozy. The front desk staff were polite and helpful. The hotel room was clean but nothing spectacular. It's an old hotel, so we could hear everything. I had a little trouble with the stairs, they are quite steep. Overall, the hotel was lovely.

Thank Diane B
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2015

I wanted to stay here because I read a novel where the heroine stays in the hotel !(The Splendour Falls by Susanna Kearsley). Anyway it is exactly as described --quirky, old, beautifully placed and our room had, as requested, a view of the castle, which is lit up at night and amazing ! The hotel is situated in a little...

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

Dear Madam, I thank you for your commentary. L'HOTEL DE FRANCE is a building of XVI° century with stairs, wood and tapestry like indicated in the book. For the comfort of the guests, the rooms and bathrooms are renovated. We have put in air-conditioning in each room so it is not necessary to open the Windows when it' hot. If...

Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

This was a lovely ; friendly hotel. Situated on a small square . We loved it. And they took good care of us... The only thing I realy did not like was the art work in the breakfast Room...... I found this truly revolting .

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

Thank you very much for your compliment. The portrait in the breakfast room is Gargantua written by Francois Rabelais. Best Regards Mme Chionna

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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: $113 - $237 (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.”
RHNicholus, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If possible book in advance, views are limited so all rooms should be the same”
petereasey, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“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.”
TAHES, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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