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“Hotel de Biencourt”
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Hotel de Biencourt
Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Azay-le-Rideau
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

An excellent hotel in the middle of this pretty town. The owner/ manager is friendly and helpful and speaks English better than many French. We needed a room with handicap facilities for my wife and it was one of the best we have been in. Breakfast was very good and there is a very good restaurant nearby. This is closed on Mondays but we found another good one only a short walk away. The famous Chateau is about 2 mins from the hotel. Highly recommended

Room Tip: Very good disabled persons room
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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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fargues1, Propriétaire at Hotel de Biencourt, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Bonjour Nicholas,
Thank you for taking the time to post about your stay at the Hotel de Biencourt. Your comment comfort us in our orientations. I share your compliments with all my team.
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Marie-Laure et Patrick Fargues

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

This lovingly restored schoolhouse-turned-boutique-hotel is located on a pedestrian street barely 100m from the chateau entrance in Azay-le-Rideau. Free parking was easy to locate and very close by. Our accessible ground floor room was in the girls' school annex. The room was a good size, combining modern conveniences with simple qntique charm. The bed was comfortable. The bathroom (shower only) was very modern. Our room faced the small courtyard and was so quiet that we were able to sleep with the window open. Breakfast, at 10 euro, was fairly typical of most hotels in France, but nice to see they use only locally-sourced products. Excellent Wifi. Bike storage in a small garage just across the lane. We only stayed one night but our experience was so positive that we wish we would have booked here for our entire 4-day holiday to the Loire Valley. The location, so close to the handy A-85 autoroute, means that you have easy access to all the important chateaux, even those further west to Amboise and beyond. At 92 euro per night for a double room, this lovely property offers fantastic value for money. I can't recommend it enough!

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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fargues1, Propriétaire at Hotel de Biencourt, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Bonjour,
Thank you for your nice comment. I am glad that your stay at the Hotel de Biencourt please you. We always do what we can for our guests. We'll be happy to see you again.
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Marie-Laure et Patrick Fargues

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Stayed here for one night on our way from the Dordogne to the ferry. The hotel is a delightful place to stay in a picturesque little town. Very friendly staff and owners. Easy free parking around the corner, and our room was spacious and tastefully furnished. Several restaurants very close. A simple but tasty locally-sourced breakfast saw us on our way very content.

Room Tip: We were on the ground floor, looking out on to the street - but the substantial shutters ensured pri...
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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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fargues1, Propriétaire at Hotel de Biencourt, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Bonjour,
We are glad to see you had a good time in the Hotel de Biencourt. Yhis is so nice to have this kind of feedback.
Your sincerely
Marie-Laure et Patrick Fargues

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We stayed here twice in a five day visit to the Loire. Lovely hotel, it oozes quality. Friendly and efficient owners for whom nothing was too much trouble. Comfortable rooms, there is no air-con, but as it is in a quiet street in a quiet town, leaving the windows open is no hardship. Breakfast is simple, but of extremely high quality - everything is sourced locally and is organic where possible.
Highly recommended.

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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fargues1, Propriétaire at Hotel de Biencourt, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Bonjour Julian,
We are delighted you enjoyed our place so much. Your words are encouraging signs , keeping us moving forward. We hope to see you again.
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Marie-Laure et Patrick Fargues

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Unsophisticated, but charming hotel.
Convenient to visit chateau.
No car park, but there are loads of free car park in Azay le Rideau.
Breakfast available, no evening meal, but there are loads of restaurants in the town.
Owners friendly, telling us about the night openings of the chateau grounds, which was excellent.
Recommended. [We used it as a stopping place on way from Caen to Dordogne, and it made a great break point

  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled with family
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fargues1, Propriétaire at Hotel de Biencourt, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Bonjour Ian,
Thank you for your kindness and especially for choosing our hotel for your night in Azay le Rideau. We'll be happy to see you again.
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Marie-Laure et Patrick Fargues

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Situated a few minutes from the chateau, this delightful hotel offers ideal accommodation for the visitor. Part of the hotel is in a converted old school building and the rooms are well furnished and comfortable. The who property is maintained to a high standard. a warm welcome from the owner and wife, and helpful advice on local restaurants and facilities.

Room Tip: Rooms in old school building very well presented with tv and wi-fi.
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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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fargues1, Propriétaire at Hotel de Biencourt, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Bonjour,
Thank you so much for this nice comment. We are really happy that you enjoyed our hotel and your bedroom. We'll be happy to see you again.
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Marie-Laure et Patrick Fargues

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Just an incredible location on a pedestrian street in the heart of a lovely little town. You can drive to the front door and unload, and then park in public parking 1/2 block away(free). The gorgeous, approachable-sized chateau is 1/2 block in the other direction. The proprietors seemed to be a family and were friendly and very helpful. Our room was clean, modern with everything you need. Very nice locally-sourced breakfast. I highly recommend this place! Seemed quite reasonable for everything you get by staying here.When we go back to Azay le Rideau I hope we can stay at Hotel de Biencourt!

Room Tip: We were on the ground floor- very quiet and accessible
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  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled as a couple
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fargues1, Propriétaire at Hotel de Biencourt, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Bonjour,
We are glad you enjoyed the time you spent at the Hotel de Biencourt. We always do everything for our guests. I share all these comments with my team.
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Marie-Laure et Patrick Fargues

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Address: 7 rue Balzac | Azay le Rideau, 37190 Azay-le-Rideau, France
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Region: France > Centre-Val de Loire > Loire Valley > Azay-le-Rideau
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Azay-le-Rideau
#1 Green Hotel in Azay-le-Rideau
Price Range: $110 - $216 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel de Biencourt 3*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Renovated charming hotel very close to the castle. ... more   less 
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De Biencourt Azay Le Rideau

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