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Le Grand Monarque

3.0 of 5 3 place de la Republique, 37190 Azay-le-Rideau, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Our two night stay was excellent. The Richlieau room in the annex had been sympathetically restored and looked out over the main square. One small criticism was the lack of any hooks in the bathroom. Being out of season the restaurant was quiet with a limited menu but the quality of the food and presentation was extremely good value. Wine... More 

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lively
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

the hotel host and hostess were amazing, accommodating, welcoming and took pride in the establishment. Overall excellent stay, the rooms were spacious, newly remodeled bathrooms, quiet and relaxing. The hotel had charm, great location to use as a base to explore the little town on foot or tour the adjacent towns, excellent parking facilities, The 2 day deal that included... More 

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Richmond, VA
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32 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

A wonderful place – beautiful setting, lovely décor with antiques and tapestries, friendly and courteous staff. Our room, a “comfort room” located in the building separate from the building with the restaurant, was huge, as was the bathroom. The breakfast was great with a wide selection (cereal, cheeses, breads, custard pie, coffee, tea, milk, etc.) The afternoon we arrived, we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for two nights en route to Bordeaux in August 2013. We enjoyed the hotel and Azay-le-Rideau so much that we vowed to return in 2014 for a longer stay. This we did in early June for 6 nights - sadly the hotel was fully booked to allow us a longer stay. It was all just... More 

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Ha'iku, Maui
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I've just returned to the U.S. after two weeks in France, with one of those weeks relaxing comfortably in Le Grand Monarque, a perfect small French hotel in the town of Azay-le-Rideau. The truth is I have no idea how big the hotel really is because for a solid week, I felt as though I was the only guest. Polite,... More 

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41 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

The Grand Monarque is characterful hotel set in the centre of the town, with private parking for hotel guests. Upon arrival, we received a warm welcome and our bags were carried up to our room while we checked in. Our spacious room was up in the eaves on the second floor, with lovely wooden beams supporting the ceiling. Our room... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We stayed there for a week while visiting Chateaux of the Loire. the staff could not have been more welcoming. in particular the manager went out of his way to make us comfortable. the hotel is pleasantly spacious and an excellent centre from which to explore the delights of the Loire valley. the only disadvantage we encountered was that the... More 

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Hong Kong
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Very helpful staff - absolutely charming. Comfortable rooms and a great location. Parking is handy - and covered - too. It's a pretty village and this is a great place to explore it from. It's not 5 star, but it's good value.

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Beaverton, Oregon
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We stayed here while on a bike tour, and it met every expectation. We were shown the bike garage to store our bikes and then given lovely rooms, with both a traditional feel and modern amenities. The staff were so thoughtful and solicitous of our needs - I especially appreciated the fact that while they speak English, they were kind... More 

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Boca Raton
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Le Grand Monarque is a great hotel, with very friendly and helpful staff. The rooms are big, comfortable and clean. The style is totally French, do not expect anything else. Because it's a historic chateau, doesn't have elevators, so if you have physical problems it's not the place for you - it's not a problem, it's just a fact.... So,... More 

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Address: 3 place de la Republique, 37190 Azay-le-Rideau, France
Location: France > Centre > Loire Valley > Azay-le-Rideau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Le Grand Monarque 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Le Grand Monarque Azay Rideau

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