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    Hotel Diderot

    4 rue de Buffon, 37500, Chinon, France
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    2017-08-06 2017-08-07
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    • Excellent76%
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    • Average4%
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    “goat cheese” (49 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Accessible rooms
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    11 - 15 of 697 reviews

    Reviewed 7 June 2017

    While the rooms, public rooms, gardens and exteriors of this hotel are lovely, looks aren't everything. The staff and owners weren't very warm and friendly. I wouldn't describe them as genial. This is a two star hotel so don't expect some of the amenities that...More

    Thank lauriedominic
    Response from hoteldiderot, Propriétaire at Hotel DiderotResponded 14 June 2017

    Dear LAURIE DOMINIC, I understand you were slightly disappointed with your stay, maybe because you were looking for "the amenities that you might find in a hotel with a higher rank". We do not hide the fact that we are a ** hotel, and most...More

    Reviewed 7 June 2017

    If you want to find an example of French style and grace, then this is the place to experience it. The room was elegant, immaculate and a wonderful combination of timelessness and the contemporary, especially with the en-suite bathroom and separate WC, (needless to say,...More

    Thank Emma D
    Response from hoteldiderot, Propriétaire at Hotel DiderotResponded 14 June 2017

    Good morning EMMA, this is REALLY a nice and in-depth review! We will be very happy to see you return this Autumn. The weather is still very nice, the crowds in the castle have dwindled, the foliage is fantastic, the grape harvest a great time,...More

    Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

    Delightful hotel with rich history and good location. Jean-Pierre and Jamie have created a warm welcoming and lovely environment with a pretty courtyard garden, well appointed rooms with modern bathrooms, and personal touches with Jaimie's culinary background/homemade jams and nice decor. Even with the heat...More

    Thank Ralph A
    Response from hoteldiderot, Propriétaire at Hotel DiderotResponded 4 June 2017

    Good morning RALPH, thank you for the ***** review! Would definitely welcome you again ;-)

    Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

    My husband and I were members of a Rick Steve's tour group and stayed at Hotel Diderot for 2 nights. It is so charming! The beds are comfy and the breakfast is delicious. They serve their own homemade jams and with the typical French baguette,...More

    Thank Ann P
    Response from hoteldiderot, Propriétaire at Hotel DiderotResponded 4 June 2017

    Good morning ANN, it does not happen that often that members of a tour group leave a comment, but this is a Rick Steves group! Than you for the five star review! We hope to see you again, maybe on an individual trip, this time?

    Reviewed 29 May 2017

    Hotel Diderot is filled with charm within a city filled with history. Our first floor room opened onto the flower-filled courtyard. It had a stone wall, which gave it character and a modern bright bathroom which provided the necessities. We very much enjoyed our stay

    Thank J'Adore-Voyager
    Response from hoteldiderot, Propriétaire at Hotel DiderotResponded 30 May 2017

    Good morning, and thank you for this very nice review. You will have to come back to discover the area : there is so much to see around Chinon : history, art, litterature, food, wine, castles, gardens...

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$83 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Romantic Hotel in Chinon
    • Room types
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 26
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    • Location
    • France >
    • Centre-Val de Loire >
    • Loire Valley >
    • Chinon
    • Also Known As
    • Diderot Hotel Chinon ,
    • Hotel Diderot Chinon, France - Loire Valley
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    hayley L
    6 May 2017|
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    Response from hoteldiderot | Property representative |
    Hello, there is a parking in the courtyard for 10 cars (no possibility of reservation), at the daily rate of 8.00 €. The parking gate is locked at 9 p.m. When the parking is full, there are 2 free public parking lots close... More
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    Jan W
    9 August 2016|
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    Response from hoteldiderot | Property representative |
    Yes, you can do this by calling the hotel direct (+33 (0)2 47 93 18 87) from 7 am to 9 pm. We speak english. Or you can send us an email (but TripAdvisor does not let me include the link in my answer :-()
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    9 August 2016|
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    Response from ChrisSeattle_wa | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure. We were on a biking trip with Discover France and they made all the reservations. However, we were advised that it is best to contact the property directly- this seems to be the case in France and in Europe, in... More
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    "Wall rooms are good but there is no lift to first and second floor"
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    "Try to get a first floor room. It is cooler and you won't have to get your luggage up the stairs."
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    "Ground floor rooms had a lovely seating are outside perfect for relaxing with a drink after a long journey !"
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    "Rooms overlooking the garden! Prefer the second floor in the main building!"
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