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Hotel Diderot

4 Rue de Buffon, 37500 Chinon, France
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Ranked #1 of 16 hotels in Chinon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent 4 wonderful days at this hotel. This is a very charming hotel with great decor. The service was impeccable, the room accommodated all three of us and was very spacious and clean. We had breakfast each morning in the beautiful garden, amazing selection of jams worthy of the bread and croissants on offer. It is within walking distance... More

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

All the good reviews convinced us this was a good place to stay, it is. Set very conveniently for the centre of Chinon the hotel is very quiet and peaceful at night. All of the staff are very helpful, whether with restaurant suggestions or directions for the must see chateaux. The breakfasts are justly famous for the selection of jams... More

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Walsall, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here on our way down to the South of France. Chinon is a beautiful little town with many lovely restaurants The hotel was beautiful with a pretty terrace. Breakfast included an unusual and extensive range of home made jams!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in early April 2014 and thoroughly enjoyed my 3 nights, remember the delicious selection of jams and walnuts and cheese breakfast, the very friendly and helpful service in advising me of car trip tours into Loire Valley : Ambiose, Blois and Aziz le reduie .. not to forget the Chinon castle behind the old town and up on... More

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Orange Park, Florida, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Diderot is a beautiful, charming hotel in the heart of Chinon. The restaurants and historic sites are nearby. The hosts Francoise, Martine and Laurent are wonderful. They are extremely helpful and welcoming. Our room was very nice. We arrived after a hot day of biking and the hosts welcomed us and our bikes. I highly recommend this beautiful, hospital... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was a very good experience. Everybody around the hotel was very accomodating, friendly and helpful. Our room (No. 16) was very nice and recently renovated. The breakfast was very good. They use different local suppliers for bread, juice, coffee, cheese etc. Delicious! Should we return to the Loire Valley, we would definitely stay at Hotel Diderot again.

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hoteldiderot, Owner at Hotel Diderot, responded to this review

Bonjour Mossi63 You have traveled hundreds of miles to live this experience! You are also Europeen, yet our lifestyles and cultures are completely different. This is why we travel, to live, meet, eat, drink things, which was not usual for you. I'm glad you liked it. Merci beaucoup Your host Laurent More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a traveller from Singapore who stayed at Hotel Diderot a month ago. It is both charming and immaculate, and I enjoyed my stay there thoroughly. The highlight of the hotel must be its breakfast, which includes an assortment of bread, apple juice, goat's cheese, yoghurt and different types of honey and jam, all delicious and locally sourced. The... More

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LD4CHINON, Owner at Hotel Diderot, responded to this review

Bonjour Swt9999 ! I'm sorry but I do not recognize your login name ... In any case, thank you to give a greedy aspect of our house .... We want to share with all of you, our visitors, our best local products, those we are Selected products in small quantities, and imposible to find in supermarkets or over sea. that's... More

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I had the good fortune to stay overnight at this delightful, peaceful and charming hotel set in pretty gardens tucked away in the picturesque town of Chinon. We were made most welcome, arriving very hot after a day's cycling and nothing was too much trouble - including the reviving glasses of cold local beer served us on... More

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LD4CHINON, Owner at Hotel Diderot, responded to this review

Karyn Bonjour, Indeed, at the time that you are coming with your daughter the temperature was hot, and as you've done all your way! The house with its garden has remained cool ... and with a local beer is better ! for your greedy pleasure! Today, I cooked blackberries jellies, and I am not sure to have enough at your... More

Calgary, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed at Hotel Diderot with our elderly parents and our teenage daughter and just had a wonderful experience. The staff was warm, welcoming and helpful, the garden is manicured and full of charm, and the rooms beautifully decorated and clean. The town itself has unique medieval character and good wines. This was just perfect. Thank you!

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LD4CHINON, Owner at Hotel Diderot, responded to this review

Hello Michel, it is I who thank you for choosing our small family home for your stay in the Loire Valley. there are clients that we never forget, for their kindness, and interest in new experiences ... take care of you all kind regards Laurent More

Stowmarket, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived at Hotel Diderot we knew we were in for a treat. What a stunning family owned hotel this is, beautifully kept with so much love. We were warmly greeted as soon as we pulled up in the courtyard and escorted inside to reception and everything explained in perfect English. Not wanting to repeat what has... More

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LD4CHINON, Owner at Hotel Diderot, responded to this review

Bonsoir Denise, bonsoir Mark, it is a treat to read your comment, it is with pleasure that I share with my team, especially my little sisters, Martine and Francoise. Do not hesitate to come and see us, we have so much to make you discover here. regarding jams, I cook 1400 kilos per year, you have plenty of time to... More

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Address: 4 Rue de Buffon, 37500 Chinon, France
Location: France > Centre > Loire Valley > Chinon
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Diderot Hotel Chinon
Hotel Diderot Chinon, France - Loire Valley

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Buil in the 15th century in the heart of Chinon and refurbished in the 18th century this dwelling opens a new page in the art of fine living in the Loire Valley, land of chateaux and vineyards.23 rooms made for restful nights. Breakfast served depending on the season, in the graden under the banana trees or before the lavish 15th century fireplace. ... more   less 
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