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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 yesterday
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Calgary, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Blois, France
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just loved our two nights stay at this fantastic little hotel. It was a gem -everything about it was perfect. The hotel has real French charm and even though it is in the middle of Chinon it was still very quite and had a country feel about it. The small garden was delightful to have breakfast in and also a... More

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Hampton Hill, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
16 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Full of character with charming hosts and close to the centre of Chinon - there is very little not to like about this jewel of a hotel. As other reviewers have commented the breakfasts are yummy with a vast selection of home-made jams, the garden is small but beautiful and there is secure parking. All this for well under EUR... More

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LD4CHINON, Owner at Hotel Diderot, responded to this review

Bonsoir Spadge55 Here's a good comment greedy! You like our pretty little garden, the wide selection of jams, the tranquility of this part of the city, and secured car park ... We will be happy to welcome you during your next visit to Chinon ... for more yummy! A bientôt Laurent More

Cork, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful, quite and quaint guesthouse in the beautiful town of Chinon. The grounds and hotel itself are full of character and absolutely lovely, the hosts were very friendly and oh the breakfast....a huge array of homemade jams and big basket of freshly baked bread...delicious! Would highly recommend.

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LD4CHINON, Owner at Hotel Diderot, responded to this review

Bonsoir Cmur, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely report. This hotel is the fruit of an idea; redo a hotel with a human sence. This is the work of several years, the work of all our employees. And above all our customers, accustomed or not who following us for so long. Thank you very much from... More

Brighton
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As four cyclists, riding along the Loire, the luxury and hospitality of Hotel Diderot was greatly appreciated. The architecture alone is stunning. We left our bikes in a large leafy courtyard, and walked into the welcome cool of reception, where we were immediately shown to our beautiful rooms. Having cycled about 35 miles that day, it was lovely to have... More

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LD4CHINON, Owner at Hotel Diderot, responded to this review

Bonsoir CasBrigthon, I understand perfectly, than after cycling 35 miles, and a temperature of 30C ° it is comforting, arriving i, our little home, with the garden, the terrace ... and after a restfull night, the next day, our breakfast with our jams, the coffee, and the quality of everything that made ​​the reputation of our little house ... We... More

Ormond Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I loved everything about this family owned and operated beautiful hotel. It had the old world French charm we wanted and breakfast goods that had been specially selected and/ or prepared for this hotel. Our room had beautiful decor (done by Francoise) with modern conveniences. The hotel is always immaculate. The courtyard is just beautiful and the... More

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LD4CHINON, Owner at Hotel Diderot, responded to this review

Bonjour Rlinc, If my memory is good your room is on the ground floor, and wall tissues is with birds, red cherry. Francoise is pleased that this very French decors you have liked. We keep a very good souvenir of your visit, hoping to welcome you again, why not in another decors .... You have Highlighted that we are a... More

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

In common with most reviewers we had an excellent (5 night) stay. Rooms (we had two) very good (ones on the ground floor are the best). Breakfasts superb - jams to die for and a wide choice of breads. Staff could not have been more friendly and courteous. Overall one of the best hotel stays we can remember.

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LD4CHINON, Owner at Hotel Diderot, responded to this review

Cher Gordon, It is very good to read this by opening the email ... thank you very much for this wonderful comment, and I like to "die for" jam! I transmit to our entire team, the information we are: "Overall one of the best hotel stays we can remember" That thank for you very much your host Laurent More

London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived late after long delays at the tunnel. Our welcome was warm and charming and we were recommended a perfect local brasserie (the Cafe des Arts) for supper. Our room was pretty and comfortable with a lovely bathroom. The hotel is beautiful, lovely decoration and artefacts. The owners are delightful. Breakfast was delicious with fruit salad, lovely bread and... More

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LD4CHINON, General Manager at Hotel Diderot, responded to this review

Rebecca bonsoir, I remember your late arrival due to an electrical problem in the tunnel, on the English side ! You have, after a good night then continue your journey to the South. Do not hesitate to ask me at your next visit that you are diabetic, I can always prepare a little something as I do for allergic to... More

Lewisville, TX
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is the best hotel in Chinon. I'm not wild about the place but if you're going to Chinon, this is the place you want to stay. Lots of bike-tour groups from the UK stay here. You should probably book early. Chinon is a great place to visit, very manageable in size. There's a terrific statue of Joan of Arc... More

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LD4CHINON, Owner at Hotel Diderot, responded to this review

Bonjour cheveux au vent ! Thank you for taking the time to do this very well detailed and nice report. Yes Chinon is a beautiful city rich in history, nice houses from; 15th 14th 18th ... and a bright band on the banks of the river Vienne, and facing south, just below the Royal Fortress. Our house is located not... 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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