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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 2 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Calgary, Canada
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13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Rosebud, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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120 reviews 120 reviews
17 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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

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Address: 4 Rue de Buffon, 37500 Chinon, France
Location: France > Centre > Loire Valley > Chinon
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Also Known As:
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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